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New Flower Shop Opens in Shelbina
By Sheryl Hatch A Shelbina woman is making the dream of owning her own shop come true. Cherie Livers, who grew up in Lakenan, opened Cherie’s...


38th Annual Flywheel Held
The 38th annual Macon County Flywheel and Collectible Show was held at the Macon County Fairgrounds July 26-29. It began on Thursday evening with...


Flywheel Queen was Paige Ramsey, daughter of Mitzi and Juston Ramsey of Macon. Pageants Held At Flywheel
The baby show, Little Mr. & Miss Contest, Junior Miss and Queen contests at the Macon County Flywheel & Collectible Show were all held on Thursday,...


Gene Wood/Stan East Recognition
Pictured are E-911 Board President Jamie Wilson presenting Gene Wood a plaque in recognition of his 12 years of service on the E-911 Board of...


Korsa and Fortna New Archery Business Open
By Sheryl Hatch Do you like to bow hunt? Do you like archery? Would you like to get in some extra practice or introduce your children to the...


Flag design proposed by Christian Abernatha Macon City Council Meets
By Sheryl Hatch The Macon City Council met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 17 in the Council Chambers of City...


MADDEX SET TO MEET WITH DISTRICT PATRONS
SHELBINA - On July 24th (6 P.M.) at the South Shelby Complex, Superintendent of Schools Tim Maddex, will face the public with any questions they...


$300,000 Headed to Macon School District—McCaskill Announces
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced today that the Macon Electric Cooperative received a $300,000 grant from the Department of...


Pee Wee Cattle Show at the Macon County Town & Country Fair---Day Five
One of the last events of the Macon County Town & Country Fair on Friday, June 13 was the pee wee division for cattle. It gave the youngsters a...


Kids Milking Cows at Macon County Town & Country Fair--Day Five


Dairy Cows at Macon Town & Country Fair--Day Five


Zoe Eitel has been in the Bevier Buckaroos for two years and was showing her rabbit, Chocolate Chip, for the first time. She said rabbits are cute, fun, and she wanted another pet. Her favorite part of the fair is the whole thing. Rabbit Day at the Macon County Town & Country Fair--Day Four


Chaston Kyle, a member of the Callao Shamrocks, was showing for his third year. He said he loves everything about the fair. Goat and Sheep Check In at the Macon County Town & Country...
Goats and sheep were checked into the Macon County Town & Country Fair on the third day beginning around 9 am. The kids and their parents were busy...


Little Mason gave out waiting for his sister to be finished with her chickens. Macon County Town & Country Fair Chickens--Day Two
Chickens (and a duck) were the order of the day on Tuesday, July 10, at the Macon County Town & Country Fair. Entries were brought for both meat...


Selected as overall Grand Champions were   Vanessa Stevens, daughter of Ashlee Moore and Jaylan Stevens of Macon and Kyson Bax, son of Abi Bealmer and Trevor Bax of Macon Macon County Town & Country Baby Show--Day One
A baby show was held at the Macon County Town & Country Fair on Monday, July 9 in the newly constructed youth center. There were several categories...