The following Macon Moment in History was taken from the May 8, 1980 edition of the Macon Chronicle-Herald.
An analysis of tornados affecting Missouri counties from 1916 thorough 1979 showed that Macon County had 9 tornados.
DECCA award winners pictured were: Pam McCoy, Micky Talbot, Greg Bergmann, Jeff Davis, and Rita Stamp.
The Maloney Heating & Air Friday afternoon bowling team won top honors. Pictured team members were: Judy Williams, Millie Watts, Paula Watts, Barbara Ummel and team sponsors Jimmy and Pam Maloney.
The New Cambria High School Class of 1980 had four girls out of 21 graduates: Lisa Kos, Barb Lowe, Kathy McDonald and Sally Troutman.