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New Jury Trial Set for Holt Murder Case
UPDATE: After various motions for continuance, cancellations, and rescheduling, a new jury trial date has been set. The new date is March 25,...


Watch the Homecoming Parade LIVE!
The Home Press goes live. The Macon County Home Press/Journal has a new option available on our website. If you are a subscriber you can view what...


Macon County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Shooting on the National...
On September 17, 2018 at approximately 10:40 a.m., the Macon County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a report of an active shooter at the...


Sheriff Kevin Shoemaker Makes Statement About Callao Murder/Suicide
"Sunday morning at around 9:00 a.m. the Macon County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a possible murder/suicide south of Callao, Mo near Thomas...


Unofficial Election Results from Shelby County!


New Mizzou company to produce promising spinal muscular atrophy drug
Shift Pharmaceuticals developed by team of MU researchers, Office of Technology Management and Industry Relations COLUMBIA, Mo. –...


Open Burn Ban
Due to the hot, dry weather and the lack of substantial rain, the City of Macon and the Macon Fire Department have issued an open burning ban...


Ensuring Vietnam War Era Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Receive...
Ensuring Vietnam War Era Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Receive Proper Benefits Purpose of McCaskill, Blunt Effort Senators’ legislation would...


Federal Judge Rules Missouri Alcohol Advertising Restrictions...
Federal Judge Rules Missouri Alcohol Advertising Restrictions Unconstitutional Jefferson City, Missouri, July 2, 2018 - The Missouri Broadcasters...


Stephen Throp Endangered Person Advisory
Endangered Person Advisory State of Missouri Endangered Person Advisory The Moberly Police Department has issued an Endangered Person...


8 killed in shooting at Texas' Santa Fe High School, CNN affiliates...
By Jason Hanna, Dakin Andone and Keith Allen, CNN Updated 11:44 AM ET, Fri May 18, 2018 Multiple dead in Santa Fe school shooting Student speaks while on...
Two Distinguished ROTARY Awards!
Rick Tucker was presented with a Paul Harris Plus 5 Pin in recognition of his financial support of The Rotary Foundation. Shane Hall was...


FIRE IN MACON
On November 16th, at 9:21 p.m., the Macon Fire Department was called to a building on fire located at 1003 S. Missouri St. The building housed...


Motorists, Farmers: Stay Alert During Harvest Time!
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to expect heavier farm machinery traffic--especially on rural highways--as farmers harvest their...