Macon County Times- RSS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/ http://maconcountytimes.com/ Sat, 2 Aug 2014 01:47:25 EST 1800 “Thorns on a Rose” Book Signing http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50147124/Thorns-on-a-Rose-Book-Signing On Saturday, August 16, Macon County Arts Council is pleased to welcome Terri Merryman, well-known local writer, to our community. She will be presenting a book review, program and book signing for the recently published “Thorns on a... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon County’s buried treasure: the Blind Wolf Pipe http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/50058926/Macon-Countys-buried-treasure:-the-Blind-Wolf-Pipe Believed to be crafted “within a century or so of 700 a.d.,” by a southeastern native american, the Blind Wolf Pipe was found in Macon County in 1940 by Sherman Willis. It was kept in Willis' home until his death, never sold, but... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Pacesetters gets dental care from Triax http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50135114/Pacesetters-gets-dental-care-from-Triax On Wednesday, July 30, Pacesetters in Lafayette got a visit from the Triax Dental mobile unit. The mobile unit visits Pacesetters several times a year, or as needed for its clients. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scenes of the Mason Lodge Fish Fry http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50134174/Scenes-of-the-Mason-Lodge-Fish-Fry On Friday of last week, the Masonic Lodge hosted a fish fry to raise money for the lodge building fund. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cookout for Relay http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50134092/Cookout-for-Relay Members of the 2014 Relay For Life Committee hosted a cookout on Saturday, July 26 to help meet fundraising goals for this year. Pictured, L-R: Dianne Ledbetter, Melissa Bates, and Regina Dies, with a little Relay volunteer. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Gage Matthew Jenkins born http://maconcountytimes.com/news/births/50133630/Gage-Matthew-Jenkins-born Gage Matthew Jenkins, 6 lbs, 12 oz, 20 inches long, was born at 11:15 am at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital.Mother and Father: Cody and Alyssa Jenkins-LafayetteBrother: Hagan Jenkins Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST July birthdays at the Senior Center http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50133576/July-birthdays-at-the-Senior-Center L-R: Sue Howard, Jerry Harper, Annie Irvine, Wayne McPeak, Josephine Duty, Leraly JOnes, Dillard Goad, Willie Mae Scruggs, Chris McClard, Pauline Smith, Charlin Nilram, Leonor Bismonte, Lind LeFrancois, Ruby Thompson, Barbara Oliver Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST “Praying Across Tennessee” stops in at the Macon County courthouse http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/50101917/Praying-Across-Tennessee-stops-in-at-the-Macon-County-courthouse Macon County was visited on Monday morning by the traveling, praying man. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auction for the Arts http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50120280/Auction-for-the-Arts “Auction for the Arts”, Macon County Arts Council's annual fund raiser, is fast approaching! Last year's money from the auction funded several of MCAC's children's programs. This next year the Young Americans will... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rebuilding a hometown market http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50089633/Rebuilding-a-hometown-market On Thursday, July 10th, evening around 4 pm, Dale Hix took a total of six minutes to tear down the old Sunshine Market. The Sunshine Market was purchased by Joyce Gregory in May of this year, with plans on rebuilding the business. The previous... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST FINAL MOVING SALE http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50120306/FINAL-MOVING-SALE 1520 Old Highway 52, out past the fairgroundsONE DAY ONLYThursday, July 317 a.m.-5 p.m.Discounted items after 2 pmFree items after 4 pm Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Traffic stops leads to theft arrest http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50102417/Traffic-stops-leads-to-theft-arrest On Thursday, July 24, while on patrol, Patrolman Joshua McClard of the Lafayette Police Department, observed a male driving a motor vehicle that fit the description of a vehicle that had been involved in a felony case. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tiger Steak Dinner held Saturday night to kick off 2014 season http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/50090161/Tiger-Steak-Dinner-held-Saturday-night-to-kick-off-2014-season The Macon County High School Cheerleaders held their Fourth Annual Steak Dinner on Saturday evening, July 26th. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST “Quilt in a Day” Sewing Class held http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50087936/Quilt-in-a-Day-Sewing-Class-held SEWING is fun, especially when a project can be completed in one day! On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 that's exactly what eight youth and four adults did. They made a beautiful, color coordinated, lap quilt. To make the project, the backing fabric... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST FCCLA attend National Leadership Conference in San Antonio http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/50086478/FCCLA-attend-National-Leadership-Conference-in-San-Antonio On July 4, 2014, sixteen members of Macon County High School FCCLA boarded a charter bus and headed out to the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. They made several stops along the way visiting Graceland, the JFK Museum, and... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50085839/ The Red Boiling Springs Lions Club held a Pancake Supper this past Saturday, July 26 at the Historic Armour's Hotel in RBS. Proceeds from this event, as well as many other events, will help support local area students in need of back to school... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary District Governor Jerry Wear visits Macon http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local-news/50085712/Rotary-District-Governor-Jerry-Wear-visits-Macon At last week's Rotary Club meeting, past and present district governors Ray Knowis and Jerry Wear, respectively, were on hand to present awards to the club. Current DG Wear also spoke on the mission of Rotary International in both the local as... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon Bank & Trust believes in Sherry’s Run http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/50085948/Macon-Bank--Trust-believes-in-Sherrys-Run LEBANON, TENN. - July 25, 2014 - Debbie Mason, Marketing & PR Director for Macon Bank & Trust, is also a cancer survivor. Because of this, she knows the importance of having a support group who is there to help you emotionally, spiritually and... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Cutest Kid receives prize money from Tri-County http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/50069965/2014-Cutest-Kid-receives-prize-money-from-Tri-County Tri-County Executive Vice-President and General Manager Paul Thompson presented the winner of this year's Cutest Kids Contest with her prize money on Thursday, July 24. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Robert Pearson http://maconcountytimes.com/news/anniversaries/50068776/Robert-Pearson Robert Pearson, 77, of Scottsville, KY died Thursday, July 23, 2014 at the Medical Center at Scottsville. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST