• Missouri Back to School Tax Holiday This Weekend

    Missouri Back to School Tax Holiday This Weekend0

    Jefferson City, Missouri — Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is encouraging back-to-school shoppers to take advantage of this weekend’s sales tax holiday, which begins Friday (Aug. 7) and runs through Sunday (Aug. 9). In 2003, then-Sen. Kinder championed and won approval for legislation to establish a three-day sales tax holiday in the state. This innovative tax

  • Macon Police Chief Warns of Various Area Scams

    Macon Police Chief Warns of Various Area Scams0

    Macon, Missouri – Macon Police Chief Steve Olinger would like to provide a word of caution to the citizens of Macon and surrounding areas concerning the various scams that seem to have been circulating in the area during the passed few weeks. Most of these scams involve telephone calls to citizens asking for personal information,

  • From Our Early Files0

    10 years ago August 10, 2005 144 years after shots were fired in anger within the town of Athens Missouri, Civil War reenactors gathered together to reenact the Battle of Athens on August 6 and 7. Work continues on the Fabius River Bridge western Williamstown, as crews remove the footings of the old Bridge. The

  • Wet Weather Wreaks Havoc For Area Farmers

    Wet Weather Wreaks Havoc For Area Farmers0

    By Kevin Fox No doubt area ag producers know that this has been a very wet year. If all you do is attempt to keep your yard mowed, you know it’s been a wet year. To find out just how wet and what all this rain means to area farmers, this past week I interviewed

  • Kahoka Police Officer Charged With Domestic Assault0

    A part-time Kahoka police officer has been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation of a Sunday incident. According to court papers, Michele Miller, of Memphis, pointed a semiautomatic pistol at a family member. Memphis police were called to her home Sunday afternoon. She is charged with third degree domestic assault. The victim told investigators

  • Lewis County Fair Results and Photo Gallery0

    Congratulations to all the winners and participants at the Lewis County Fair. We are pleased to bring you the results and awards, along with a photo gallery of hundreds of photos from the Lewis County Fair. Please share these with your friends and neighbors. Click Here For Awards List Click Here for a list of



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