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Clinical Researchers Give Medicine a Necessary Shot in the Arm
Clinical Researchers Give Medicine a Necessary Shot in the Arm By Kurt Amsler Researchers at the University of Maryland recently announced a...

Jury Trial Date Set
The jury trial of Ray Holt is currently set for the week of March 25, 2019 in Adair County. Holt is accused of the murder of Ryon Perkins on...

Macon Police Department, News Release
: On December 22, 2018, at approximately 0300 hours, Macon Police Department was alerted of a sexual assault that occurred in the early morning...

Prewitt Resigns
BREAKING: Macon County Associate Circuit Judge Philip E. Prewitt has turned in a letter of resignation, effective at the close of business (5 P.M.)...

Leadership Northeast Missouri concludes first year – 16 regional...
Northeast Missouri (October 15, 2018) – Leadership Northeast Missouri recently held their 2018 graduation ceremony in Perry, Missouri at the M.W....

Macon Police Officer Assaulted by Unknown Individual
On 10/22/2018, a Macon Police Officer was assaulted by an unknown individual during routine preventive patrol. At approximately 11:50 pm, the...

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...