Macon County Times- RSS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/ http://maconcountytimes.com/ Mon, 4 May 2015 18:24:43 EST 1800 MCHS baseball holds banquet http://maconcountytimes.com/news/hsbaseball-sports/153226058/ Even though the season is not officially over, the Macon County High School Baseball team held a banquet on Sunday, April 26 in the MCHS cafeteria to recognize and honor their Senior players. Players, coaches, and parents alike gathered to enjoy a BBQ... Sat, 2 May 2015 09:36:41 EST Rabies vaccination clinics being held http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153229745/Rabies-vaccination-clinics-being-held Most pet owners don't question why outdoor dogs and cats need to be vaccinated against rabies because the inherent danger of being bit by a wild animal is all around. However, many wonder why indoor only pets must be vaccinated. For starters,... Fri, 1 May 2015 12:01:42 EST MCJH raises money for St. Jude http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/153250253/MCJH-raises-money-for-St.-Jude The Beta Club and Junior Interact Club of Macon County Junior High worked really hard last week to raise money for St. Jude. The students involved competed to see who could raise the most for this great cause. As a group, the two clubs raised $1,012. Fri, 1 May 2015 11:36:41 EST After-school program visited by snakes, skinks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/153225167/After-school-program-visited-by-snakes-skinks They are long and limbless, slimy and scaly and when they slither near can cause panic to rise up in many. Snakes are a fascination for some and fear for others, but for the South Central Kentucky Herpetology Club (SCKHC) they are just a part of the... Fri, 1 May 2015 10:46:41 EST Summer in a Jar canning class http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_agricultural/153203455/Summer-in-a-Jar-canning-class Food is necessary. Good food is flavorful, safe, nutritious and honest. The most honest food is food you grow yourself in your garden and then preserve yourself. When you plant the seeds in the ground you know what you applied to ground as fertilizer... Fri, 1 May 2015 10:01:41 EST Tigers take District Title Champs for first time http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-hstennis/153225675/ For the first time in Macon County High School history, the Tiger Tennis Team is Division 1 - Class A-AA District champions. On Monday, April 27, they traveled to Cookeville at Tennessee Tech University and defeated Goodpasture in the semi-finals of... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:56:41 EST Tigerettes shut out Smith Co. http://maconcountytimes.com/news/hssoftball-sports/153225440/Tigerettes-shut-out-Smith-Co. Karry DayKarry DayBrandi Garmon Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:21:44 EST Some big benefits to small schools http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/153132417/Some-big-benefits-to-small-schools Red Boiling Springs is famous for its historic hotels, healing mineral springs, charm, and its small schools. Well into this century, America's public education system was dominated by small schools. In an age before calculators, television, and... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:11:41 EST Bulldogs survive Clinton County rally http://maconcountytimes.com/news/hsbaseball-sports/153169415/Bulldogs-survive-Clinton-County-rally The Red Boiling Springs High School baseball team is hanging tough this season, with a season record of 6-21. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:31:42 EST Scholarship helps HS students get Vol State classes free http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news_education/153190012/Scholarship-helps-HS-students-get-Vol-State-classes-free Dual enrollment classes are Volunteer State Community College courses held in local high schools, online or on the college's campuses, so that high school juniors and seniors can get both high school and college credit at the same time. It gives... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:21:41 EST Workshop with tips on using State Library and Archives’ digital resources http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/153189396/Workshop-with-tips-on-using-State-Library-and-Archives-digital-resources The front door of the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) isn't located on its building in downtown Nashville - at least not for all Tennesseans. For many patrons, that 'front door' is actually whatever portal they use to... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:06:41 EST Tigerettes have back to back wins, losses http://maconcountytimes.com/news/hssoftball-sports/153160005/Tigerettes-have-back-to-back-wins-losses The Tigeretttes softball team won back to back district games against Central Magnet on April 21 with scores of 13-4 and 10-4 followed by back to back district losses at home to Livingston on April 22 with a score of 4-2 and to Upperman on April 23 in... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:31:41 EST MCJH Student Council donates http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements/153074069/MCJH-Student-Council-donates Macon County Junior High Student Council President Lucas Shoulders presented Mrs. Jackie Sircy a $300 check to go towards the Back Pack program. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:51:41 EST “Arts in Bloom” winners announced http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153158245/Arts-in-Bloom-winners-announced The Macon County Arts Council recently held their “Arts in Bloom” at the main office of Macon Bank and Trust. It was a juried exhibition of local art work, with several different categories. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:41:41 EST MCHS student awarded at TASC Convention http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153073314/MCHS-student-awarded-at-TASC-Convention On April 10-12, the Macon County High School Student Council attended the 68th annual TASC State Convention in Soddy-Daisy, TN. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:26:42 EST Rotary Breakfast Fundraiser for Back Pack Program http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153116194/Rotary-Breakfast-Fundraiser-for-Back-Pack-Program Rotarian Marcus Smith brought his daughters in for breakfast before school.Rotarians Stacey Brawner and Chip Turner were flipping flapjacks.Rotarians Brenda Hiett and Barry Doss were mixing pancake batter. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:36:41 EST 50th Wedding Anniversary http://maconcountytimes.com/news/anniversaries/153070178/50th-Wedding-Anniversary Michael and Linda Gentry Nixon would like to thank everyone for coming to their Big 50th Anniversary. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:21:41 EST Rockin’ for TCAP http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153151510/Rockin-for-TCAP Jeff Hudson and Kevin Garnett loosen up the crowd. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:51:41 EST MC Tigers Football holds Lift-A-Thon http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/153151035/MC-Tigers-Football-holds-Lift-A-Thon The Macon County High School football team recently held their annual Lift-A-Thon. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:26:43 EST Jump roping for a cause http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153150936/Jump-roping-for-a-cause Students at Central Elementary held their their annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser where the students raise money for the American Heart Association. Students last year raised $5,026. This year they set their goal a little higher at $5,100 and went... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:21:42 EST