This Saturday, July 26th from 1-3PM, in the Macon County Courthouse, James R Howser wants to say thanks to all of you.Howser stated, “Four years ago when I announced for re-election for Macon County Clerk fir the eighth time, I stated it would be my last election. These four years have passed by so quickly and my time serving as your County Clerk is coming to an end.”Howser continued, “It has been as honor to serve as your County Clerk for the past thirty-two years. Please come by for a heartfelt handshake or a big hug. A bite of cake and a cup of punch. I look forward to seeing you.”
Maybe you didn’t know there was another municipality in Macon. We’re not talking about Lafayette, Red Boiling, Westmoreland, or even some of the smaller communities like Webbtown or Willette or Rocky Mound.We’re talking about Fake Town.Fake Town, which is located just off the Highway 141, at 1438 Green Grove Road, has one mayor and no residents. The town could be considered a bit of a sham, with no bylaws, no tax code, and no economy to speak of. Even s...
Kristen Hale Awarded ScholarshipKristen Elizabeth Hale of Macon County High School has been awarded a $4,000 college scholarship from TVA and Tri-County Electric through the TVA Power Distributors Scholarship Association. The scholarship is awarded to recognize outstanding academic performance and a commitment to community service among high school seniors whose parents are employed by local power companies.
Iva Athalene Sircy (her maiden name) is a native of Macon County TN. She was born August 26-1928 and now resides in a nursing home in Wilson County TN. Her parents were Wesley Sircy & Mecie (Green) Sircy.On a recent visit in June 2014 from Athalene’s younger brother, Ronald Sircy and his long time friend Emma, Iva was viewing some old family photos in an album that Ronald personally compiled for her. One of the photos was of her along with her classmates in a 1941 photo of th...
A record number of young people from electric cooperative service areas across the United States, including Tri-County Electric, experienced an in-depth look at our nation’s capital during the electric cooperative’s 2014 Washington Youth Tour.
The youngsters enjoying the inflatable slides during the 4th of July celebration at the Donoho Hotel.Honesty Mattthews getting in the groove with her dance moves as Shattered Silence plays in the background.The Holland family listens to their relative, Michael Holland, play in the band Shattered Silence.
A winner has been crowned! After weeks of duking it out with their adorable little eyes, their overwhelming dimples, and their chubby little arms, the 2014 Cutest Kid has risen to the top and declared herself queen over all.There were 32 children entered into this year’s contest, but only one kid, in the end, could earn the votes to make them a winner.The little tyke who takes home the honor and glory is 8-month-old Alaya Hargrave, of Lafayette. Alaya’s mom, ...
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