Tuesday, January 31, 2017

News Articles

Rocky Gene Macy:

"Engagement Announced"
(Source:  McDonald County Press, June 15, 1972)

Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Park of Strafford, Mo, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rita Anne, to Rocky G. Macy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garland Macy of Noel, Mo.

Miss Park, a senior at Southwest Missouri State College, will be traveling to Naha, Okinawa to join her fiance.  Mr. Macy, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, is stationed there for one year.  The couple will be married on July 22 by an army chaplin and will reside on the island for the year.

(Caption beneath a photo of me giving blood at a Red Cross.   Bethany Voyles was one of my high school students.  Source:  Mountain View Standard in August of 1977 or 1978.)

Rocky Macy, a teacher at Liberty High School, became a 4-gallon donor with his last trip to the Red cross Bloodmobile on August 21, at the First Baptist Church.   Pictured is Macy and Candy Striper Bethany Voyles. 

"Mtn. View man appointed county coordinator for Woods for Senate Campaign"
(Source:  West Plains Quill, September 30, 1982)

Rocky Macy, Mtn. View, has been appointed Howell County coordinator for the Woods for Senate Campaign, it was announced by State Senator Harriet Woods, St. Louis, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate.

Macy said he is backing Harriett Woods because she is a good, progressive leader for the 1980s and she is concerned with the common problems of the common people.

Senator Woods, a second term State Senator, has been responsible for strengthening the state's Drunk Driving Laws, and passing the Omnibus Nursing and Boarding Home Reform Law, Personal care in the Home under Medicaid, Protective Services for the Elderly, and expanding the "open meeting" requirement to non-profit government agencies.

"Rocky Macy Heads McDonald Demos"
(Source:  Neosho Daily News, August 23, 1984.)

PINEVILLE -  Rocky Macy, Noel, was elected chairman of the McDonald County Central Democratic Committee at its organizational meeting Tuesday night.

Other officers elected are Dale Morris, Lanagan, vice chairman;  Wanda Davis, Anderson, secretary;  and Olin Armstrong, Pineville, treasurer.

It was announced that there will be a basket dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Sanders residence at Longview.

"Neosho Employs Macy as Principal"  
(Source:  Neosho Daily News, May 25, 1989)

Rocky G. Macy has been employed as principal of Neosho Junior High School, Dr. Gordon Warren, superintendent of schools, announced.  The past six years Macy has served as principal of the Noel Elementary/Junior High School.  Prior to returning to Noel, his home town, he was employed six years in the Mountain View-Birch tree School District, serving two years each as a social studies teacher, assistant principal and principal of the junior/senior high school.  From 1971 to 1975 Macy was an officer in the U.S. Army Transportation corps.

The new principal was a 1971 graduate of Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield majoring in history/political science.  He also completed masters and specialist degrees at the Springfield school after completing a BSE at Missouri Southern State College.  He has completed additional graduate work at the University of Arkansas of Fayetteville.

Macy was the valedictorian of his graduating class at Noel High School.  He was the recipient of a two year ROTC scholarship and a regent's scholarship at SMSU. 

Macy and his wife, Rita, have three children, Nicholas 15, Molly 12, and Timothy 9.  Mrs. Macy is employee at Crowder College. 

The new principal will begin his duties in Neosho July 19.  He will be replacing Guy Stephens who is retiring after two years in the R-5 district.

"New Business"

(Source:  McDonald County Press, March 9, 1994.  The article included a photo of Rocky Macy, Bruce Arnold, and Della Gudgell.)

ROCKY MACY REAL ESTATE has recently opened for business at 315 Main Street in Noel, just across the street from the post office.   The broker, Rocky Macy, is the son of long time area realtor, Garland Macy.  Macy reports that the new business already has several fine listings in the Noel area.  He and his sales associates, seated, Della Gudgell and Bruce Arnold, left in photo, are interested in listing property anywhere in McDonald County.  The company maintains a computer data base of individuals interested in purchasing property in this area, and they plan to publish property brochures quarterly and advertise aggressively.  The team of Rocky Macy Real Estate invites their friends and neighbors to stop by the office and get acquainted.

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