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Fatal Hunting Accident Reported
On 11-11-2018 at approximately 3:15p.m. the Macon County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a hunting cabin located in the area of State Highway J...


Veterans Day Events


Macon Officer Not Assaulted According to Macon Police Department
On 10/22/2018 at approximately 11:50pm, a Macon Police Officer reported he was checking on an unknown person walking near the Macon Lake boat ramp....


Macon District Softball Vs Highland 10/11/18
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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!


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...


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...


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


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...


INDUSTRIAL HEMP TO BRING HUGE REVENUE POTENTIAL TO MISSOURI
Missouri lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that allows Missouri farmers to grow, cultivate, harvest and process industrial hemp, making...


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...