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Watch For Deer!
MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that this time of year, deer are more active...
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" in October 1981 conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). The intent...
Candlelight Vigil
Tonight a candlelight vigil was held at the home of Ryon "Gomez" Perkins. It is estimated that well over 80 people were in attendance. Amazing...


Troop B Officers To Conduct DWI Saturations During The Months Of...
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces that sometime during the month of October 2016, a DWI saturation will be conducted in Monroe and...
4 Steps That Could Help Keep Hackers
It’s a provocative question that reads like the cover blurb for a paperback spy novel, but it’s drawing serious attention in these days of cyber...


Courthouse/Jail Project Progressing Nicely
By Sheryl Beadles When Jon Dwiggins first ran for Macon County Commissioner in 2008, one question he was asked most frequently was about getting a...


Macon City Council Meets
by Sheryl Beadles The Macon City Council held a tax levy hearing on Tuesday, August 16, before its regular monthly meeting. The Council approved to keep property tax...
Insurance Industry Must Confront Data Breaches on Two Fronts
The overwhelming number of data breaches over the last few years has every private company and government agency desperately trying to guard its...


The Unseen War Still Waging Inside the Minds of Many Veterans
The Unseen War Still Waging Inside the Minds of Many Veterans By Daniel G. Amen, M.D., and Max Cleland Most people probably think wars end when...


New Study Reveals Abnormally Low Blood Flow To NFL Players’ Brains
With concern growing in recent years about the long-term impact of head trauma in the NFL, a new study has revealed abnormal areas of low blood...


Highway Patrol Officer-Involved Shooting In Randolph County
Officer-Involved Shooting In Randolph County At approximately 11 a.m., on April 25, 2016, a Randolph County sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a...


CITY OF MACON PRESS RELEASE
Construction work for the City of Macon Storm-Water Control Project is scheduled to begin! During construction of the new culvert box, Vine...


Macon Senior Center is located at 1604 Maffry Avenue Building 200 in Macon. Macon Senior Center Offers A Variety of Programs
The Macon Senior Center is often an overlooked jewel in the county. Most people know the Center serves lunch from 11 am to 12:30 pm during the...


Volunteers during the kickoff wearing their BAM t-shirts. BAM Holds Kickoff
A Kickoff for Big BAM (Bicycles Across Missouri) was held at the Comfort Inn in Macon on Thursday, February 4. Tables were set up to sign up...


Butch Patrick Butch Patrick Buys Abandoned House in Macon
Have you heard all the chatter about Macon's newest addition, the all-American boy? For many, he was their first crush and their first introduction...