Our photo archives are overloaded. If this picture means anything to you, feel free to come by our office and claim it. We are now located at 1100A Scottsville Rd. in Lafayette. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m until 4:30 p.m.

Our photo archives are overloaded. If this picture means anything to you, feel free to come by our office and claim it. We are now located at 1100A Scottsville Rd. in Lafayette. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m until 4:30 p.m.

Compiled by Hannah Hudson

2009 -- 8 years ago

• Tammy Russell, an administrative assistant to the Macon County mayor, discovered an error that, if left unfound, would have cost the county $739,127.

• The Lafayette Police Department rented a high-tech firearms training simulator to train officers in realistic scenarios.

• Under pressure from Medicare, the Macon County Emergency Medical Service made the switch from paper records to electronic records.

• Grammy-award winning entertainer Barbara Bailey Hutchinson visited Fairlane and Westside elementary schools to perform her children's songs and later visited the Macon County Welcome Center to perform them for area home-schooled students.

1992 -- 25 years ago

• Reports for Macon County Schools came in above state average in attendance and test scores but were below state average in spending per pupil.

• Tim Roark, a social studies teacher at Red Boiling Springs High School, conducted a Channel One Student Vote mock election at school.

• Gov. Ned Ray McWherter and his Macon County constituents enjoyed a ham feast at the Donoho Hotel.

1972 -- 45 years ago

• Coley Hereford Farms of Lafayette showed a winter calf at the West Tennessee State Fair and won reserve champion Hereford female.

• A public hearing was held in the Macon County Court House to decide which of three locations the new Highway 52 would pass through Lafayette.

• Macon County entries won the first five places in the burley tobacco division of the Tennessee State Fair crop competitions.

• Red Boiling Springs signed a contract with the Tempest Corporation of New York City for a shirt manufacturing plant expected to employ 150 people.

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1958 -- 59 years ago

• The WEEN radio station held an open house showcasing all of its studios, during which it made its first ever broadcast.

• William B. Green of Red Boiling Springs Bank was elected secretary of group three of the Tennessee Bankers Association.

• Midnight Cindy, a Tennessee walking horse owned by Dr. C.C. Chitwood of Lafayette, won fourth place in the amateur class of the American Royal Livestock and Horse Show in Kansas City, Mo.

Our photo archives are overloaded. If this picture means anything to you, feel free to come by our office and claim it. We are now located at 1100A Scottsville Rd. in Lafayette. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m until 4:30 p.m.