Macon County Times- RSS Feed Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:12:05 EST 1800 Time to change those clocks It's that time of year again, when we all lose. Time, that is. Daylight Saving Time (DST) will be this Sunday, March 8, 2015 when everyone will need to set their clocks forward one hour. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:26:41 EST Arrests The following records were provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office. All individuals charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Lafayette Police Department Wed, 4 Mar 2015 20:16:41 EST Tigerettes softball win 2 of 3 at Friendship Play Day The MCHS Tigerettes softball team participated in a play day at Friendship Christian on Saturday, February 28. They faced East Robertson first and earned a 4-2 victory. Next up was a game with Friendship Christian that ended with a 8-1 loss. They... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:16:43 EST Liam Wyatt Hansen Jennifer and Daniel Hansen of Lafayette, would like to announce the birth of their son, Liam Wyatt Hansen. Liam was born on February 20, at UMC in Lebanon weighing 6lbs, 4oz, and 19 inches long. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:36:41 EST Royalty crowned The Palace Care and Rehabilitation Center at Red Boiling Springs held our residents' Valentines Party on February 13. After the votes were cast, we crowned The Palace Queen and King - Christine Goad and Rudolph Bransford. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:11:41 EST School Board discusses self-evaluation The Macon County School Board met in regular session Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Central Office.The Board was called to order and then a prayer was offered by Board Member Jimmy Cook. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:41:41 EST Suspect captured for a string of auto burglaries An initial report was taken by the Lafayette Police Department during the weekend of October 23, 24, 2014 regarding a vehicle that had been burglarized. Officers of the Lafayette Police Department were sent to Days Service Center to investigate and... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:01:41 EST Gift won for “liking” Tri-County Congratulations to Cassondra Abbott from Celina, for being the first winner of a $25 gift certificate for “liking” Tri-County Electric's Facebook page! Visit our website at to follow us on Facebook and... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:46:42 EST Fender bender The intersection of Brattontown Circle/Old Hwy 52 and Hwy 52 on Tuesday, March 3 at about 6:30 a.m. was the scene of an accident involving Kimberly Hudson driving a Toyota Solara and Matthew Haag driving a Ford pick up truck. Lafayette Police... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:46:41 EST Holocaust Liberator speaks at Westside Elementary In February, Westside Elementary teachers, Amy Linville and January Alred, were able to take five of their students to a Holocaust Convention in Knoxville. There, they met survivors and talked with Mrs. Danelle with the TN Holocaust Convention. She... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:11:42 EST Icy roads caused delays Snow sparkles and shimmers and even though it's a pretty to see everything covered in white powder, and play in, it can also be a dangerous hazard to some people. Last week Macon County received significant amounts of snow. The ground and roads... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:11:41 EST Community Calendar CHURCHDavis to PreachEric Davis will preach at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at 6 PM on Sunday, March 8.Chapman to Preach Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:01:44 EST Rotary Club news At last week's Rotary Club meeting, Rotarian Ron Alan Powell gave a presentation on the renovations that have taken place to create The Lodge, Great American Music Hall, which is a venue for writers and artists from all areas and all musical... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:01:43 EST Does it matter who leads? When I was elected to the Tennessee General Assembly in 2008 a constant and repeated refrain from Republican Leadership was; “it matters who leads”. In particular it was Senator Ron Ramsey who would often say “it matters who... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:01:41 EST Ice fishing not meant to be? Over the years I have had the privilege of making speaking presentations on many occasions in what the late weatherman, Bill Hall, called the northern tier of states. I have always found the Great Lake States of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 05:01:43 EST Inmate faces escape charge On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, during court session at the Macon County Justice Center, an inmate fled the courtroom and was captured shortly later by Probation Officer Tim Carter, according to court records. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:36:42 EST RBSHS lost to Jackson Monday, Feb. 23, the Red Boiling Springs High School (RBSH) Lady Bulldogs faced the Jackson County Blue Devils in the Region 4-A Quarterfinals. Playing at home, RBSH lost to Jackson County, 30-54. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:31:42 EST CPR saves life Last Tuesday, Feb. 24, Westmoreland had an open community meeting regarding the Expo Center at the old elementary school in the cafeteria. The fate of the center was the topic to be discussed and citizens were encouraged to make their voices heard. It... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:41:41 EST MCGH announces Employees of the Year Zig Ziglar once said, “Research indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.” Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:01:47 EST Mark Shrum Memorial Play Day Nothing says spring time like a great game of softball. That's why you need to come to the 3rd Annual Mark Shrum Memorial Middle School Play Day. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:01:45 EST