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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...

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...