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Macon R-1 Graduate and Clarence Area Resident, Amy Harre, Appointed...
After the resignations of Nathaniel Schoonover and Jarrell Foreman on the Shelby County R-lV School Board during this past summer, after...

California Native and Clarence Area Resident, Darin Eleazarraraz,...
After the resignations of Nathaniel Schoonover and Jarrell Foreman on the Shelby County R-lV School Board during this past summer, after...

MACON TRASH REMOVAL - A Legal History
On December 13th, 1976, in the case of Craig vs. City of Macon, the Missouri Supreme Court heard the complaints of five Macon residents - complaint...

RESIDENTS TO PAY FOR TRASH REMOVAL – City Council Decides
At the monthly August Macon City Council Meeting (August 14th), the Macon City Council by a unanimous vote (7-0), decided that after 38 years of...

COUNTY ASSOCIATE COURT TO PROCESS MACON MUNICIPAL COURT CASES
On August 14th, 2018, the Macon City Council voted unanimously (7-0) to drop the processing of cases in the City Municipal Court, directing current...

Macon County Town & Country Fair Swine Show--Day Four
The swine show was held on Thursday of the Macon County Town & Country Fair. Photos by Sheryl Hatch

Shooting in Bevier
On August 14, 2018 at approximately 3:57 a.m, a Macon County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck in Bevier, Mo. During the stop, a male subject exited the...
Bevier Homecoming Parade
The Bevier Homecoming Parade was held as usual on Saturday at 1 pm during Homecoming weekend. There were several entries in the parade such as...

Bevier Homecoming Queen
The Bevier Homecoming Queen contest was held on Thursday, August 9 on the stage of the Bevier Park. There were four contestants this year. Named as...

Little Mr. and Miss Bevier
There were five contestants for the Little Mr. and Miss Bevier contest held on Thursday, August 9. In order to compete in this contest, a child...

Winners of 13-18 month girls (left to right) were: Ella Nanneman, daughter of Tyler and Courtney Nanneman of Macon, first place; Harper Shears, daughter of Theresa Licht and Cody Shears of Atlanta, second place; and Bailey Bogeart, daughter of Misty Bogeart of Bevier, third place. Bevier Homecoming Baby Show
The 86th annual Bevier Homecoming started Wednesday, August 8 with a homemade ice cream social, introduction of last year’s royalty, local talent,...

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...