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Last week with the governor
Lions Club International Convention held in Chicago

Lions Club International Convention held in Chicago

The Lafayette Lions and The Lafayette Lioness Lions Clubs recently took a trip to Chicago, IL to The Lions Club International Convention. It was the 1...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Deadline nears to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC)

NASHVILLE, TN, July 13, 2017 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Tennessee Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) T...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Macon County Democratic Party holds meeting

Macon County Democratic Party holds meeting

The Macon County Democratic Party held their monthly meeting at LaTia’s restaurant on Thursday, July 13th. Chairman Betsy Dane discussed issues ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Coon hunt for cancer held

Coon hunt for cancer held

What do coon hunts and cancer have in common? In Lafayette, last Saturday, a group of coon hunters came together to raise money for a young cancer pat...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Library news

The Macon County Public Library System will be hosting a Total Solar Eclipse Presentation at both the Macon County Public Library and the Red Boiling ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

1988 – 29 Years AgoRambo 3 was shown in the Macon Drive-In.The Holland and Holland Construction Company baseball team went undefeated in Minor L...

July 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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2017 Little League Awards
Cinderella story ends for Tigerettes

Cinderella story ends for Tigerettes

The Macon County High School girls’ basketball team saw it’s historic season come to a close last week in the first round of the state tou...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


Chance Hayes Presley receives the Lindsey Wilson golf scholarship for MCHS

Chance Hayes Presley receives the Lindsey Wilson golf scholarship for MCHS

Macon Count High School recently honored Chance Hayes Presley 17, of Lafayette, as he was presented with the Lindsey Wilson Golf Scholarship for colle...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Tigers, Tigerettes are state bound!

Tigers, Tigerettes are state bound!

On Tuesday, February 28, the Macon County High School Tiger basketball team travelled to Tennessee Tech for their matchup with Central Magnet in the R...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Tigerettes advance to region championship

Tigerettes advance to region championship

On Friday, February 24, the Macon County High School Tigerette basketball team travelled to Signal Mountain High School for the first round of the Gir...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 2nd, 2017. |  


MCHS names new softball coach

On Monday, February 20, it was announced that John Conditt would be taking over as head coach of the Macon County High School softball program. While ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Macon boys win district title

The Macon County High School Tiger and Tigerette basketball teams recently competed in the District 8AA Tournament held at Tennessee Tech University i...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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July 12th, 2017 |  


4H holds sewing camp

4H holds sewing camp

On June 28th and 29th, 2017, 11 youth participated in a beginner sewing camp. The camp was offered by Lynne Knight, UT Extension Agent. During this tw...

July 12th, 2017 |  


CHURCHCasey to preachBro. Casey Cole will preach at the Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, July 16th at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.Effort...

July 12th, 2017 |  


MCHS holds $1 yard sale

MCHS holds $1 yard sale

The Macon County High School Class of 2018 held an “Everything is $1” Yard Sale on Saturday, July 8th. Seniors Kara Bowman, Lucas Dyer, Ad...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Runaway Puppet Theater Rounds Out Summer Reading Program

Runaway Puppet Theater Rounds Out Summer Reading Program

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June 28th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Wonders
Face Metal

Face Metal

A speaking engagement took me to Sacramento, CA a while back. I am always curious as to the unusual people and unusual things I will see when I go out...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


House Dogs

House Dogs

My wife Kathy has a dog. It is a miniature schnauzer.A miniature schnauzer has been a part of Kathy’s life for over 40 years.I have been married...

February 15th, 2017 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Third graders at Central Elementary: “What do you do for Valentine’s Day?” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


A Skunk, a Red-tailed Hawk and 2 ‘Possums

A Skunk, a Red-tailed Hawk and 2 ‘Possums

My son, J. Brim, and his family moved to the Providence Community in Trousdale County a couple of years back. Their little piece of heaven includes a ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Second graders at Central Elementar: “Do you like cold weather or hot weather better? Why?” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFile...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Looking Forward

Looking Forward

Business speaker Jim Rohn has said “of the two great eternities that exert a pull on your life – one is called the past, the other is call...

January 25th, 2017 |  


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