Macon County Times- RSS Feed Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:13:14 EST 1800 MC After-School program Submitted Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:22:05 EST Rainbow trout growing in some Macon County classrooms For the second year in a row, Kathy Woods' 4th grade class at Lafayette Elementary will raise a few dozen rainbow trout from eggs, thanks to the “Tank in the Classrooms” project. Volunteers from the “Friends Aquarium... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:21:12 EST Vision 2020 Ladies Tea Vision 2020 held a ladies tea on September 5th at the Red Boiling Springs Armour Hotel. High tea was served with a light lunch. Attendees were encouraged to wear hats and many hats were on display and available to guests thanks to Debbie Emory, owner... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:30:13 EST Macon County High Boy’s Golf Team wins District 8 A-AA tournament The Macon County High Boy's Golf Team wins District 8 A-AA Tournament held on Monday, Sept. 8th at White Plains Golf Course in Cookeville, TN. Medalist was Larken Whittemore, winning a 7 hole playoff against team mate, Josh Hauskin. The team... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:59:08 EST Fishing Tournament for the Senior Center On Saturday, August 30th, 2014, a fishing tournament was held at Bledsoe Creek to benefit the Macon County Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:30:19 EST Macon County Jr. High Homecoming 2014 With storms threatening under cloudy skies, Macon County Jr. High football players, cheerleaders, court attendants and their Queen took the field Tuesday evening at Pat Parker Memorial Field to celebrate their 2014 Homecoming. As the students took... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:20:22 EST Mud Run 2014 By Stacey Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:16:11 EST Lafayette Lioness Lions Club News The Lafayette Lioness Lions Club held their monthly meeting on September 8th. Many items were discussed but the hot topic was the upcoming Lions & Lioness Lions Radio Auction. This is an annual event and will be held this year from October 27th... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:07:07 EST MCHS homecoming court shines bright Thanks to the football coaches Nathan Wilson, Matt Dyer, Adam Shaw, Jason Hudson, Jeremy Phillips, Tyler York, Tyler Wilson, Zach Hollis and Tim Greenhaulgh, the Macon County High School 2014 Homecoming celebration went like clockwork. Landon Reid... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 19:00:42 EST Wix special account set up Toy Wix, Macon County native and MCHS Class of 1996 graduate, was critically injured Friday, August 29 while on the job in Roanoke VA. His injuries are serious and life changing. Toy is married to Spencer and they have one daughter Gracie. If you... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:18:13 EST Auction for the Arts Attending the Auction for the Arts event on September 6 (L to R): Ryan Wilkerson, David Wilkerson, Nadine Wilkerson (all of Scottsville, KY ), Kennon McKinney (Nashville, TN), Michael Wilkerson (Dallas, TX) and Jessica Wilkerson (Nashville,... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 18:36:05 EST RBS jr. high volleyball The Red Boiling Springs Jr. High School Volleyball Team opened its season this year on August 14th with a game against Gordonsville. Having lost eight members of last year's team to high school, the 2014 Varsity and Jr. Varsity teams are almost... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 05:01:17 EST Clyde Wix Rd and Hwy 52 accident A two vehicle accident occured September 4, Thursday afternoon on Highway 52 when a 1990 Toyota Camry driven by Tristin Staggs ran into a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by Lisa Cravens, 43. Staggs was traveling west on Hwy 52 and failed to yield to... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 14:05:09 EST Mama Tried at MCHS Students and faculty at Macon County High School rocked out on Wednesday, September 3 to the band Mama Tried. Principal Stephanie Meador made it possible and lead vocalist for the band, Ron Alan Powell said “We're excited to play at the... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:46:12 EST Scenes from RBS Jr High football game vs. Jackson Co. Red Boiling Springs Junior High players, #58 Shelba Stone and #20 Austin Smith both take down a Jackson County player on Thursday, August 28. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:58:09 EST Scenes from MCJH vs. Gordonsville away game Macon County Junior High football players listen to the referee on Tuesday, August 26 at Gordonsville.Pictured (L to R): #76, Logan Malotte, #59 Isaiah Scott and #64 Timothy Wix. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:55:15 EST Tigers unable to beat the Eagles The excitement was felt at the Macon County Tigers' first home game Friday, August 29 against the Westmoreland Eagles. The Tigers were still high from their win last week over Trousdale.The packed stadium watched as the Air Evac Lifeteam... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:53:13 EST MCHS Volleyball wins against Smith County The Macon County High School Volleyball team defeated district opponent, Smith County tonight. Macon's district record stands at 3-0.Scores:Set 1: Macon 25- Smith 13Set 2 Macon 25- Smith 13 Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:50:09 EST RBS Mayor’s home up in smoke Fire broke out at the home of Red Boiling Springs' Mayor Willie Brown on Thursday evening, August 28th. It was called in to 911 by a couple driving along Bennett Hill Road at 6:13 p.m. Red Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue and the Lafayette Fire... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:25:07 EST Register of Deeds retires with 32 years Melinda Ferguson, Macon County's Register of Deeds for over 30 years, retired from public office on August 29, 2014. Ferguson, surrounded by stacks of bound documents, actually has 32 years experience and said the thing that has changed the most... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 16:35:10 EST