Macon County Times- RSS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/ http://maconcountytimes.com/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:17:54 EST 1800 Bomb threat made at Macon County High School http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top/152998209/Bomb-threat-made-at-Macon-County-High-School Students at Macon County High School were evacuated today, Friday, April 17, at approximately 2:00 p.m., due to a bomb threat. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:11:41 EST Macon County Girls Basketball gets new Coach http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news-sports/152964581/Macon-County-Girls-Basketball-gets-new-Coach The Macon County High School Tigerettes have a new head basketball coach. Mr. Larry White, former girls basketball coach at Red Boiling Springs, met with girls from the basketball team on Thursday, April 16. White will be over the Basketball Program... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:01:41 EST Meet Mr. Lincoln http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152961378/Meet-Mr.-Lincoln On the 150th anniversary of his death, Abraham Lincoln resurrected and spoke to students at Macon County Junior High School. Wednesday, April 15, Mr. Lincoln, also known as Dennis Boggs, presented an illuminative, revealing, and educational look at... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:46:42 EST Jr High students make great gains in learning http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152988879/Jr-High-students-make-great-gains-in-learning Macon County Junior High is recognizing students that have worked really hard to bring their grades up from Report Card 2 to Report Card 3. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:11:43 EST FCCLA wins multiple awards at State http://maconcountytimes.com/news/highschool-news/152943929/FCCLA-wins-multiple-awards-at-State Macon County High School's largest club, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently traveled to Nashville on April 6-9 to compete at the Tennessee State Leadership Conference. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:56:41 EST Woman rescued by first responders http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/152964241/Woman-rescued-by-first-responders A 66-year-old woman ran her truck off into a creek last Wednesday afternoon, April 15. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Cody Ballard, Wanda Bice, formerly of Kentucky, but recently moved to Macon County, was driving east on Liberty Road... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:21:44 EST MCHS Basketball banquet http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball-hsbasketball-sports/152983473/MCHS-Basketball-banquet The 2014-2015 Macon County Basketball teams held an end of the season banquet last Wednesday, April 8 at the MCHS Cafeteria. An earlier version of this picture incorrectly identified the second girl from the left as Sarah Colter. The correct name for... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:06:41 EST MCJH Principal’s List and AB Honor Roll List http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-news_education/152905333/MCJH-Principals-List-and-AB-Honor-Roll-List PRINCIPAL'S LIST6th gradeAllie CliburnEmily AshburnJalynn GregoryMakinley SmithLandon WhittemoreSoshua WestKaitlyn Driver Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:31:41 EST Reagan cuts off mane for a memorial http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152941190/Reagan-cuts-off-mane-for-a-memorial Bonnie Reagan donated 15 inches of her hair to Locks of Love in memory of her grandmothers: Sammie Fay Qualls and Lucille Green. Both died of cancer. Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:26:41 EST MCJHS hosts Beauty Pageant http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152941089/MCJHS-hosts-Beauty-Pageant The Miss Macon County Junior High Pageant was held on Saturday, April 11. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:11:41 EST UCHRA hosted March for Meals http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152968801/UCHRA-hosted-March-for-Meals Macon County Mayor Steve Jones and Lafayette City Mayor Richard Driver participated in Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency's (UCHRA) Nutrition program March for Meals. They delivered meals to the homes of Leslie Shrum and Josephine Alexander. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:26:41 EST Fish fry held Friday http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152901256/Fish-fry-held-Friday Last Friday night, April 10, the Macon County Senior Citizens Center held an all-you-can-eat fish fry and from all accounts, it was a huge success. The Lafayette Lions Club donated their time and fish-frying talents to the Senior Citizens... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:26:41 EST Lillionna Evette Bradley http://maconcountytimes.com/news/births/152895120/Lillionna-Evette-Bradley Beionca Workings and Dewayne Bradley Jr., of Hartsville, would like to announce the birth of their daughter Lillionna Evette Bradley. Lillionna was born on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at UMC in Lebanon weighing 4lbs 15.6oz and 16 3/4 inches... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:26:43 EST Caleb and Brantley Eidson http://maconcountytimes.com/news/births/152894634/Caleb-and-Brantley-Eidson Melissa Wetzel and Michael Eidson (Parker) are proud to announce the birth of their twin sons on March 31, 2015. Caleb Alan Eidson was born at 12:08 p.m. weighing 4lbs 11.4oz and 18 1/2 inches long. Brantley Scott Eidson was born at 12:09 p.m. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:16:42 EST Community Calendar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152815714/Community-Calendar CHURCHReed to PreachKyle Reed will preach at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at 6PM on Sunday, April 19. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:06:41 EST Safe riding practices from all drivers will reduce injuries on highways http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152859021/Be-attentive As the weather gets warmer motorcyclists will be out in force on the road this spring. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:01:44 EST Mr. Doyle Gaines still going strong http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/152813440/Mr.-Doyle-Gaines-still-going-strong Mr. Doyle Gaines is a well known native of Macon County, and he is still staying active. He goes to the Senior Citizens Center everyday to socialize and exercise. He and his wife are some of the first ones there in the mornings sometimes waiting for... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:41:42 EST Council approves lifeguard raise http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/152917394/Council-approves-lifeguard-raise The Lafayette City Council met in regular session last Tuesday, April 7. The meeting was called to order by City Mayor Richard Driver, a prayer was offered and the pledge was recited.All City Council members were present. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:31:41 EST Macon Men’s Basketball League News http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball/152786772/Macon-Mens-Basketball-League-News We began our 3rd week of basketball action on Sunday March 29 with 3 games. The 1st game had the Globetrotters defeating Phillips Express 61-53. For the Globetrotters, Phillip Hayes had 16, Trey McPherson had 12, Ryan Sleeper had 7, Cody Freeman had... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:46:43 EST Good Samaritan http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152834049/Good-Samaritan Dear Editor: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:26:42 EST