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Winners of Miss Swimsuit 4-years-old were (left to right): Analiese Garvey, daughter of Matthew and Priscilla Garvey of Brookfield, first place; Aliyah Pipes, daughter of Daylon and Kelly Pipes of Macon, second place; Allison Nanneman, daughter of Tyler and Courtney Nanneman of Macon, tied for third place; and Hailey Guilmette, daughter of Patrick and Devon Guilmette of Macon, tied for third place. Bevier Homecoming Miss Swimsuit and Mr. Muscle
Mr. Muscle and Miss Swimsuit was held right after the baby show at Bevier Homecoming on Thursday, August 9. Photos by Sheryl Hatch


SUPERINTENDENTS ISSUE STATEMENTS AFTER OVERWHELMING PROPOSITION 1...
On August 7th, voters in both the Macon R-1 and Shelby County R-lV School Districts, by a large margin, "voted no" on Proposition 1. Clarence, the...


MACON R-1 AND SHELBY COUNTY R-lV VOTERS STRIKE DOWN PROP 1 (School...
After two successful petitions were filed and verified in April concerning possible school boundary change, voters headed to the ballot box...


Letter to the Editor from Macon Tiger Maws Charter Member and Macon...
Dear Editor and fellow Macon Tigers, In 1954, my husband Thomas Jack Nelson, myself, and two of our children returned to Macon, Missouri after...


PROPOSITION 1 (School Boundary Change) AND THE CLARENCE ELEMENTARY
In the previous April election, voters in the Shelby County R-lV School District approved of a tax increase levy by .73 cents to fund the...


Letter to the Editor from Former Macon R-1 School Board Member,...
Dear Editor, We are writing this letter to ask you to VOTE NO (August 7) on the proposed school redistricting plan (Proposition 1). In our 135...


Letter to the Editor from Clarence Resident and Parent, Brittany...
Dear Editor, Throughout the entirety of the Proposition-1 fiasco, it seems that there are two differing opinions. Which, of course, is...


Letter to the Editor from Lentner Resident and Shelby County R-lV...
Dear editor, As the vote is almost upon us, I implore my friends from Macon and Shelby County who still may be undecided to consider the...


Fun at the Callao Harvest Fiesta
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Local Floral Designer Earns Certification and Invite to...
BALTIMORE (July 2018) – Hanna Souther of Galleria Florist in Falls Church, VA has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers...


KANSAS CITY LAWYER WEIGHS-IN ON PROPOSITION 1 (School Boundary Change)
​Mickes O’Toole, the Shelby County R-lV School Attorney in a memorandum highlights the apportionment of debt and assets from one district to...


Cardinal Kids United (Against School Redistricting)
On June 26th, I met with several members of the Cardinal Kids United Committee in Shelbina, Missouri. In attendance was Chrissy Barry (Clarence),...


Excellence Through Opportunity (Pro-School Redistricting)
On June 12th, I sat down with the Excellence Through Opportunity Committee at a local restaurant in Clarence, Missouri. Throughout the interview,...


Correction Made for the Journal of August 6, 2018
Due to a printing error, we are posting the following advertisement which should have appeared in the Aug. 6 Journal. This is no way reflects an...


ANNO AND VANSICKLE BUCKLE DOWN AHEAD OF VOTE
On August 7th, residents in Macon County will get the chance to cast a vote for one of the most competitive races for county office, Macon County...