Macon County Times- RSS Feed Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:30:02 EST 1800 MCJH A/B Honor Roll 6th GradeBraydon AustinElijah AustinBianca BartleyHayden BlankenshipCalli BolesAston ButcherWesley CarverClarice ChandlerHaley Clark Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:11:41 EST MCHS win, loss against Upperman You win some, you lose some as the saying goes and that's how it was in Macon County Friday, Jan. 23 as Macon County played against Upperman. Tigerettes lost to Upperman 45 to 67. Tigers pulled off a... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:56:41 EST MCJH Principal’s List and AB Honor Roll List 6th GradeEmily AshburnKyra ChandlerAllie CliburnAlexis DeanHallie DickensKaitlyn DriverBrooke EvansMadison FleenorMadilyn Goodall Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:26:41 EST Golden Oaks Village News Hello everybody from Golden Oaks. How is everyone out in the land of beauty? It's been a great week here in our Village this past week. All residents try too make each day a better day for all. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:21:43 EST Voting begins for overhead sign message contest NASHVILLE – Voting begins Monday, Jan. 26 to choose the winners from TDOT's first ever Dynamic Message Sign Contest. Over the past two weeks, TDOT has received more than 3,400 entries for possible safety messages for the overhead signs... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:11:41 EST Lions attend Learning Retreat The annual Lions' Learning Retreat (LLR) took place Jan. 16-18, at the Coffee County Convention Center in Manchester, TN. Seminars were focused on topics to “Strengthen the Pride” and aiding members in growing in Lionism. Attendees... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:56:41 EST MTSU recognizes high achievers To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must maintain a current semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above and earn at least 12 semester hours. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:46:46 EST Macon County’s big win at Regional and State hog shows The 2015 Central Region Market Hog Show was held in Murfreesboro on January 20. Macon County 4-H Club had 4 exhibitors to participate, Hailey Brewer, Jedediah Coley, Ben Ellis, and Leann Manion. With a combined total of 12 hogs, each hog placed in the... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:31:41 EST Friends of Winding Stairs has membership focus Friends of Winding Stairs, Inc., a non-profit, was created to assist the City of Lafayette in constructing and maintaining a new park, set to open in the spring. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:46 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. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:44 EST Community Calendar CHURCHFord to PreachBro. Terry Ford will preach at Sycamore Valley Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 11 AM. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:43 EST Inmate flees Courtroom On Wednesday, January 21 during court session at the Macon County Justice Center, an inmate fled the courtroom and was captured by officers shortly thereafter at the Macon County Justice Center. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:42 EST Community Advisory Board helps in many ways Did you know that in Macon County 21.2% of the population lives below the poverty level? That's according to U.S. Census Bureau's latest statistics, which averages years 2009-2013. Which means in a room full of 10 people, 2 of them... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:41 EST Adam’s Grist Mill latest mural to go up Members of the Macon County Arts Council (MCAC) and others watched on a sunny, cold Thursday, Jan. 22, as the latest installment to the murals on the Lafayette square was placed on the side of Macon Bank & Trust. Workers from North Central Telephone... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:01:41 EST Rotary hands out checks and awards At last week's Rotary Club meeting, several checks were handed out by Makin' Macon Fit and the Rotary Club, both to benefit the MCJHS Jr. Interact Club and the local backpack program. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:11:41 EST Let it snow, let it snow Macon County woke up Saturday, January 24 to a beautiful blanket of snow, which caused many kids to want to play in it. Moms and Dads bundled up their young ones and headed out to make snow angels, snowmen and snowballs. Here are some pictures of area... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:26:41 EST Quilt and queen both win at state level The 93rd Annual Tennessee Association of Fairs Convention was held over the weekend in Nashville with members of the Macon County Fair Board attending. The group brought several awards home form the meeting. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:01:41 EST The real scoop on inner-workings of your newspaper The Macon County Times recently considered the thousands of unconventional and unique laborers who work hard each and every day with little or no appreciation. Many of these hardworking men and women accomplish vital tasks to keep our county... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:06:55 EST Carnahan inducted into Clay Co Hall of Fame Randy Carnahan, formerly of Clay County, was inducted into the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame on January 17, 2015 during the annual ceremony. Randy was recognized for his accomplishments in basketball and baseball throughout his years at Hermitage... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:21:43 EST Backpack Program curbs hunger Have you ever really known hunger? The kind that gnaws at your stomach until you give it your undivided attention? There's a group in Macon County that is committed to making sure that children here do not know that feeling. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:36:41 EST