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Student Arrested at Centralia High School - Weapon and Ammunition...
At Centralia High School this morning, a student was arrested prior to entering the school with a weapon and ammunition in his backpack. More...


Wrestling Tournament
Belle Harrell represented Macon well, but lost her match today. Great job, Belle! Jeffery Smoot lost his first match, but won the wrestle-in...


28th Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast Held
By Sheryl Beadles The 28th annual Martin Luther King breakfast was held on Monday, January 15 (what would have been Dr. Reverend King’s 89th...


Step Back In Time: Thieman’s Greenhouse
Our Windows into the Past for the month of January is brought to us through the courtesy of Merlyn Amidei. In her book, “The Couch Potato’s Guide...


GOVERNOR CANCELS TRIP TO MACON - Looks To Reschedule
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has cancelled an expected visit to Macon, Missouri on Friday January 19th, 2018. Shortly after his State of the...


Sandy during her softball years January Citizen of the Month
By Sheryl Beadles Macon is full of inspirational people. People who give selflessly of themselves and try to help and encourage those around...


Shoes from the Heart Receives New Van
By Sheryl Beadles Shoes from the Heart unveiled a new cargo van at its Macon location on Monday, January 8, 2018. The van was donated to Shoes...


2018 - A YEAR FULL OF ELECTIONS
Just yesterday, it seemed like America and those that call her home, were drug through a nasty and very divisive election cycle; mainly between...


Gloria Walker stands in front of a Willow Tree ornament display Gloria Walker Retirement
After working over 40 years at Ben Franklin, Gloria Walker is retiring December 30, 2017. The public is invited to a retirement party at Ben...


Walcott and Inskip Two Bevier Students Headed to Europe
by Sheryl Beadles Two Bevier C-4 students have a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to Europe as Missouri Ambassadors of Music sponsored by...


Foster Family Christmas Party Foster Family Christmas Party
Riley Koch, 16 years old, of Macon, is planning her second Christmas Party for Foster Families in both Macon and Shelby Counties. The party will be...


December Person of the Month
By Sheryl Beadles Life is full of adversity. We can choose to let the challenges of life pull us down or we can rise above them and not allow them...


GOVERNOR LOOKS TO RURAL PRESS TO CONNECT WITH RURAL MISSOURIANS
On December 6, 2017, Governor Eric Greitens and Press Secretary Parker Briden, invited Rural Press Outlets from all across Missouri, to attend a...


Koch General Store Grand Opening
John and Erin Koch feel very blessed in their lives. They just adopted a son, Eli, who is one. They also have two older children, Sam who is 11 and...


Did you know? Callao Fires
For those who are not originally from the Macon County area, it may be hard to imagine Callao as a small, bustling community. However, once upon a...