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CELEBRATING 125 YEARS - Macon Atlanta State Bank
‚ÄčIt is with great honor and pleasure that we at The Home Press, cover and help congratulate local businesses on milestone achievements. Celebrating...


Michele Vansickle running for Macon County Collector
Republican candidate Michele Vansickle is running to be your next Macon County Collector. The Macon County Collector is the elected official ...


Macon Police Department News Releases, 10 July 2018:
On 07/06/2018, Macon Police Officers arrested a 28-year old man on drug-related charges after a traffic stop. A Macon Police Officer made...


Town and Country Fair Day One: Bacon & Ham Judging
Ham and bacon judging was held in the Floral Hall building at the fairgrounds on Monday, July 9. There are many aspects that need to be checked...


Town and Country Fair Day One: Dog Show
On Monday, July 9, the Macon County Town and Country Fair started off with the dog show. The kids do a lot of hard work with their dogs teaching...


49th Missouri Highway Patrol Cadet Program-Jeffrey Wilt
Jeffrey James Wilt of Shelbina participated in the 49th Missouri Cadet Patrol Academy in Jefferson City, Missouri on June 10-15, 2018. He was one...


Eleven FFA Members Attend Washington Leadership Conference
Eleven FFA Members Attend Washington Leadership Conference Written by: Alicia Heinecke, Monroe City FFA Reporter On Tuesday June 5 eleven...


Letter to the Editor from Clarence Resident and Mom, Jess (Miles) Bode
Dear Editor, The redistricting issue has been heavy on my heart since we first heard about it. I want to start out by saying that, from what...


Grand Champion Boy and Girl for baby show: Jaxon Klamert, son of Sheyenne Klamert and Brandon Ruggles and Rozlynn Hicks, daughter of Demetre and Devin Hicks. Atlanta Homecoming Baby Show
The Atlanta Homecoming baby show was held at 9:30 Saturday morning. There were seven age categories with several contestants in most of the...


Annual Fly-In to Be Held Saturday, June 2
The annual fly-in and pancake breakfast which is held at the Macon-Fower Airport, will be on Saturday, June 2, starting at 7AM. Aside from a tasty breakfast of pancakes,...
MACON R-1 STAFF RECEIVES INFORMATION REGARDING POSSIBLE REDISTRICTING
In the past hour, Macon Superintendent Scott Jarvis sent a FAQ Sheet to staff throughout the district regarding possible redistricting and how the...


LETTER TO THE EDITOR - CLARENCE RESIDENT SPEAKS IN FAVOR OF...
The Home Press received a Letter to the Editor from a Clarence Resident in favor of redistricting. The following letter is in it's entirety:...


City of La Plata Meeting
City of La Plata 05/08/2018 Regular Meeting 115 E. Moore Street La Plata, Mo 63549 Present: Mayor Lois Bragg, Alderman Jones, Alderman...


Kaleb Smith, Pam Maloney, and Keaghan Smith representing the Randy Johnson Memorial AARP Bake Sale
The Longbranch Area of AARP Chapter 5450 held a bake sale in front of the Macon Walmart on Saturday, May 12. Proceed from the bake sale were to...


THE MEAT BILL - What is it? Munzlinger, Remole, Redmon, Shumake,...
At the end of April, the Missouri House of Representatives, passed a measure which would allow Missourians to know if the meat they are consuming...