Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Sun, 24 May 2015 01:59:18 EST 1800 Bagging 2 buck limit effective for 2015-16 hunting season http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/153680201/Bagging-2-buck-limit-effective-for-2015-16-hunting-season The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission (TFWC) has voted to reduce the white-tailed buck limit for the 2015-16 seasons. Deer hunters will now be able to take a total of two bucks throughout the deer hunting seasons. Sat, 23 May 2015 16:06:41 EST Minutes of the Board of Commissioners http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153659013/Minutes-of-the-Board-of-Commissioners The Macon County Board of Commissioners met pursuant to notice, at the Courthouse in Lafayette, Tennessee on May 18th, 2015 at 7:00pm. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Steve Jones and Sheriff Mark Gammons opened the meeting. Commissioner... Fri, 22 May 2015 10:31:41 EST Report card pick-up for MCJH has new procedures http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/153644967/Report-card-pick-up-for-MCJH-has-new-procedures Macon County Junior High will have SPECIAL report card pick up procedures on Friday, May 22.MCJH 6th grade Parents: Please park in the front (parking spaces only). Pick up report cards in the Cafeteria. Thu, 21 May 2015 16:41:41 EST Talent show winners http://maconcountytimes.com/news/highschool-news/153613327/Talent-show-winners On Friday, May 8, FCCLA and Golf sponsored the Macon County High School Talent Show. A big thanks to NCTC for providing the judges and the prizes for the contestants. The winners are pictured, from left, Mrs. Hannah Centers (Pianist for Erin Burrow... Thu, 21 May 2015 11:21:42 EST Search continues for missing 2-year-old and suspect http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/153635596/Search-continues-for-missing-2-year-old-and-suspect Kentucky State Police (KSP) are still searching for a missing Tompkinsville two-year-old female and 25-year-old Anthony Dale Barbour who is believed to be with her since Tuesday, May 19, according to an official KSP press release. Barbour, of Summer... Thu, 21 May 2015 11:01:50 EST Board of Education recognizes students http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153575366/Board-of-Education-recognizes-students Macon County School Board met on Thursday night, May 14. Main topics discussed were: Wed, 20 May 2015 21:11:42 EST Arrests http://maconcountytimes.com/news/blotter/153571834/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, 20 May 2015 18:01:41 EST L.B.J. & C. celebrates end of school http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153566122/L.B.J.--C.-celebrates-end-of-school L.B.J. & C. Headstart ended its school year this week. But before the kids went home for the summer they got a visit from the Lafayette Fire Department. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:11:41 EST Newly certified law enforcement officers to graduate http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153591738/Newly-certified-law-enforcement-officers-to-graduate Nearly 80 newly certified officers will graduate at 11 a.m. Friday, May 22 from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA) at 3025 Lebanon Pike in Donelson, including two from Macon County, Josh Meadors and Elliot Sandifer. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:31:42 EST The Macon County Times ask… http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153522740/The-Macon-County-Times-ask Eighth Graders at MCJH: How do you feel about going to High School? Wed, 20 May 2015 12:41:44 EST MCJH students compete in Mile Run http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153522704/MCJH-students-compete-in-Mile-Run Coach Jason Wheeley commented, “We have been doing the Mile Run for many years. I want to thank the sponsors and Comprehensive Rehab for purchasing the trophies for the winners, and Anderson Funeral Home for loaning us a tent to use.” Wed, 20 May 2015 12:41:42 EST B.D. Polstons celebrates 70 years http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153522627/B.D.-Polstons-celebrates-70-years In 1945, B.D. Polston began a building supply service in addition to his Polston Flooring Manufacturing Corporation on Red Boiling Springs Road in Lafayette. Mr. Polston offered area contractors basic and modern supplies for construction. Wed, 20 May 2015 12:36:41 EST Lions win awards at state convention http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153583419/Lions-win-awards-at-state-convention Attending the convention, from left, Lions Joann Birdwell, Joni Preston, International President Joe Preston, Lions Billie Lee, Monica Gann and Melissa Bates, members of Lafayette Lioness Lions Club. Not pictured: Linda Maggart. Wed, 20 May 2015 10:41:41 EST TN Soapworks celebrates one year anniversary http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153468039/TN-Soapworks-celebrates-one-year-anniversary It's been one year since Matthew Starner and his wife, Debra opened their lives to the people in Macon County and the people have taken them in with open arms. Wed, 20 May 2015 10:36:45 EST RBS City Council discusses Fire Hall, other topics http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153582891/RBS-City-Council-discusses-Fire-Hall-other-topics The regular session of the Red Boiling Springs City Council met last Thursday, May 14 with newly elected council members in attendance. The minutes of the April 9 meeting were approved by roll call. A motion was made for Joel Coe to be appointed as... Wed, 20 May 2015 10:26:41 EST Correction http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153582500/Correction In last week's special graduation section, the wrong Macon County High School senior picture was placed with Hunter Alan Williams' name. We apologize for this error and wish the best to Hunter Alan Williams. Wed, 20 May 2015 10:11:41 EST RBSHS graduation http://maconcountytimes.com/news/highschool-home_top-news-news_education/153559956/RBSHS-graduation The Red Boiling Springs class of 2015 held its commencement exercises this past Friday, May 15, 2015 in the Red Boiling Springs gymnasium. The commencement exercises included a number of events starting with the processional, the singing of the... Wed, 20 May 2015 09:31:59 EST MCHS 88th annual commencement http://maconcountytimes.com/news/highschool-home_top-news/153560815/MCHS-88th-annual-commencement The 88th Commencement for Macon County High School was held on Saturday, May 16 in the gymnasium. One hundred eighty-six graduates walked across the stage and accepted their diplomas in front of a packed audience. MCHS Principal Stephanie Meador gave... Wed, 20 May 2015 09:31:42 EST Movies in the Park back for another season http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153580210/Movies-in-the-Park-back-for-another-season Quinn Marlow, local movie enthusiast, is once again organizing Movies in the Park. Held at Key Park on Church Street in Lafayette, movies are shown on Thursday evenings May through August with show times beginning around 8:00 p.m. Wed, 20 May 2015 08:36:41 EST Tracy Russell named Teacher of Year http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/153504888/Tracy-Russell-named-Teacher-of-Year “The deepest principle of human nature is a craving to be appreciated,” once said William James, a well-known psychologist and philosopher. That craving was surely satisfied for some last Thursday, May 14 at the Macon County Chamber of... Tue, 19 May 2015 15:06:43 EST