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UNOFFICIAL 2019 APRIL ELECTION RESULTS
(MACON, MO) The voters have spoken. The Missouri General Municipal Election has concluded and the tallies have been counted. Several races in the...

CITY OF MACON "USE TAX" ON THE BALLOT FOR VOTERS
(MACON, MO) On Tuesday April 2nd, 2019, voters within the city limits of Macon, Missouri will get to vote on whether or not the City of Macon can...

KINKHORST AND LEA PREPARE FOR MACON CITY COUNCIL WARD 1 ELECTION
(MACON, MO) On Tuesday April 2nd, 2019, voters within Ward 1 in the City of Macon will get the opportunity to vote for either Don Kinkhorst or...

NURSING HOME DISTRICT PROPOSES TAX LEVY INCREASE - 1st time in 54...
(MACON, MO) In 1965, a group of citizens established and formed the first Board of Directors of the Macon County Nursing Home District - shortly...

MACON R-1 SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION - Questions and Answers
(MACON, MO) On Tuesday April 2nd, 2019, voters within the Macon R-1 School District will be given a choice between three candidates vying for two...

SHELBY COUNTY R-lV SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION - Questions and Answers
(SHELBINA, MO) On Tuesday April 2nd, 2019, voters within the Shelby County R-lV School District will be faced with several races and candidates...

Friends of the Macon Public Library Open House
The Friends of the Macon Public Library will host an open house on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Macon Public Library during...

CITY OF MACON ISSUES PRESS RELEASE REGARDING POOL PROJECT
(MACON, MO) On March 13th, 2019 The Macon County Home Press received a press release from the City of Macon regarding the current pool project....

Olson tabbed for Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway...
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) On March 5th, 2019, the Governor of Missouri, Michael L. Parson announced that he would be recommending Lt. Colonel Eric Olson...

Hate rises in America, study shows
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which is a legal advocacy group specializing in Civil Rights, has reported in their annual report of tracking hate...

UPDATE: MACON COUNTY COMMISSION ACCUSED OF FAILURE TO PAY SPECIAL...
ORIGINAL STORY: (MACON, MO) On January 22nd, 2019, the Macon County Commissioners were ordered to appear in court per a motion for contempt...

Auditor Galloway launches audit of Monroe City
Citizens encouraged to provide confidential information through the Whistleblower Hotline JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 29, 2019) Missouri State...

MACON COUNTY COMMISSION ACCUSED OF FAILURE TO PAY SPECIAL PROSECUTOR
(MACON, MO) On January 22nd, 2019, the Macon County Commissioners were ordered to appear in court per a motion for contempt filed by Jordan L....

BOARD APPROVES LEASE OF $1,355,000 FOR IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
(MACON, MO) The Board of Education at the Macon County R-1 Public School, recently approved of a lease totaling a little over a million dollars for...

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RELEASES ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORTS - Area...
(JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri) The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has released their annual "grade-cards" on...