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Sheryl Beadles, staff reporter

Macon Elks Lodge #999 recently received a grant which allowed them to provide dictionaries to all third graders in Macon County and third graders in Clarence. Donnie Bonuchi of the Elks Lodge passed about approximately 114 dictionaries to third graders at Macon R-I Elementary School on Tuesday, October 6. A total of 240 dictionaries were handed out.


Donnie sits in the midst of the third graders getting ready to receive their dictionary. The front row shows off the dictionary they were just given.

by Sheryl Beadles, staff reporter

Macon R-I School Board held its monthly meeting, Thursday, September 24.

Two different speakers attended the meeting to hold discussions with the board. Philip Prewitt attended the meeting to discuss wrestling. He reminded the board it has agreed to host a wrestling tournament at the high school on February 6, 2016. He said typically between $3,000 and $7,000 is earned at a tournament between fees and concessions. Prewitt also said it will be good for Macon because some of the wrestlers and their families will stay overnight at hotels and eat out at local restaurants. Continue Reading…