Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:06:13 EST 1800 “Quilt in a Day” Sewing Class held SEWING is fun, especially when a project can be completed in one day! On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 that's exactly what eight youth and four adults did. They made a beautiful, color coordinated, lap quilt. To make the project, the backing fabric... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST FCCLA attend National Leadership Conference in San Antonio On July 4, 2014, sixteen members of Macon County High School FCCLA boarded a charter bus and headed out to the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. They made several stops along the way visiting Graceland, the JFK Museum, and... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) The Red Boiling Springs Lions Club held a Pancake Supper this past Saturday, July 26 at the Historic Armour's Hotel in RBS. Proceeds from this event, as well as many other events, will help support local area students in need of back to school... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary District Governor Jerry Wear visits Macon At last week's Rotary Club meeting, past and present district governors Ray Knowis and Jerry Wear, respectively, were on hand to present awards to the club. Current DG Wear also spoke on the mission of Rotary International in both the local as... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon Bank & Trust believes in Sherry’s Run LEBANON, TENN. - July 25, 2014 - Debbie Mason, Marketing & PR Director for Macon Bank & Trust, is also a cancer survivor. Because of this, she knows the importance of having a support group who is there to help you emotionally, spiritually and... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Cutest Kid receives prize money from Tri-County Tri-County Executive Vice-President and General Manager Paul Thompson presented the winner of this year's Cutest Kids Contest with her prize money on Thursday, July 24. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon County Board of Commissioners meeting minutes The Macon County Board of Commissioners met, pursuant to notice, at the courthouse in Lafayette, TN on July 21 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Linville and Sheriff Gammons opened the meeting. Commissioner Hughes gave the... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon County Times print edition has new look The print edition of the Macon County Times now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance Changes WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today reminded producers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Is this our Citizens Bank robber duo? Chief Jamie Wallis, of Pioneer, Louisiana, is calling the Johnson robber duo a “modern day Bonnie and Clyde.” And considering that the couple allegedly made it all the way from North Carolina to Louisiana on their bank-hitting spree,... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Record-breaking numbers at early voting polls So far, the number of early voters who have showed out at the polls is impressive. Including mail-in votes at the end of the day Tuesday, the totals are as follows: Before Friday: 30 votes. Friday (7-18): 413 votes. Saturday (7-19): 175 votes. Monday... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Integrity Auto Sales debuts new location Integrity Auto celebrated their move to a new location with the Macon County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, July 18. A ribbon cutting was held and refreshments were served.New location is:402 Scottsville Rd Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar CHURCHRevival Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Howser to host a Thank You This Saturday, July 26th from 1-3PM, in the Macon County Courthouse, James R Howser wants to say thanks to all of you. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST FSA COC nomination deadline fast approaching County committees (COC) play a crucial role in helping county office staff implement the Farm Bill. Due to the important services that COC members provide, producers are encouraged to participate in the FSA county committee election process by... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary activity At last week's Rotary Club meeting, Lafayette Animal Control Officer Tom Dallas gave an overview of the new laws taking effect on January 1, 2015, concerning animal control in the city of Lafayette. To contact Dallas call the Lafayette Police... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon County 4-H Sheep Expo The Macon County 4-H Livestock Expo was held recently at the Macon County Fairgrounds with several youth in grades 4-12th grade participating. Exhibitors, their families and sponsors enjoyed a meal before the livestock show. Registered Angus Beef... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lafayette woman airlifted from New Harmony wreck A woman was airlifted to Vanderbilt Friday morning after flipping her car on New Harmony Road. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fake Town: Macon County’s best known non-municipality Maybe you didn't know there was another municipality in Macon. We're not talking about Lafayette, Red Boiling, Westmoreland, or even some of the smaller communities like Webbtown or Willette or Rocky Mound. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Latest vandalism at Measure Up discovered Tues morning A window of local business Measure Up was shot with a pellet gun overnight Monday, and police say it is the latest of a string of vandalisms that have taken place within Lafayette city limits since June 20. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST