Macon County Times- RSS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/ http://maconcountytimes.com/ Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:53:35 EST 1800 Benny Maggart open house at The Loft http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/4518314/Benny-Maggart-open-house-at-The-Loft The Loft hosted an open house last Friday to introduce the work of Benny Maggart, which will be on display and for sale there for the next several months. Maggart, a longtime pastor, was an art major at MTSU with a focus on pottery. He now makes... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Citizens Bank holds Relay Bake Sale http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/4518233/Citizens-Bank-holds-Relay-Bake-Sale Citizens Bank, both Main and square locations, held a bake sale to benefit Relay for Life on Friday, April 18. Main branch, L-R: Linda Capps, Amber McClanahan, Debbie Hughes, Regina West, Angie Doss, Renita Wilson. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary awards presented http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/4517629/Rotary-awards-presented At last week's Rotary Club meeting, District Governor Fred Heitman spoke on April being Rotary Magazine Month, and espoused the benefits of keeping informed with the monthly magazine put out by Rotary International. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon Bank presents RBS basketball with sponsor checks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/4517459/Macon-Bank-presents-RBS-basketball-with-sponsor-checks Pictured is Brandon Woodard from Macon Bank and Trust presenting Coach Michael Owens with checks of $185.00 to the boys team and $160.00 to the girls team. Macon Bank and Trust sponsors Free Throw Challenge, which is where they pay a dollar for every... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Service Learning students present at conference http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/4507858/Service-Learning-students-present-at-conference Students from MCHS Service Learning Class presented at the State Conference in Franklin on March 11, 2014. Mrs. Vera Brewer submitted a proposal describing one of the many service projects her classes are involved in (Tiger Closet) and her students... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Author Michael Shoulders visits RBS Elementary http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/4507907/Author-Michael-Shoulders-visits-RBS-Elementary On April 10th Red Boiling Springs Elementary School was lucky enough to host a visit from author Michael Shoulders. He gave three wonderful and exciting presentations to Pre K through 5th grade. He explained the process of writing and publishing a... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Macon Bank Easter Hunt winners http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/4507773/Macon-Bank-Easter-Hunt-winners In addition to the winning groups pictured in last week's Macon County Times, there was a 0-3 year old winner category, pictured L-R: Briella Jones, Alaya Hargrave, Bryson Elliott, with Radford West, President of Macon Bank & Trust... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Why I support the open carry bill http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/4482843/Why-I-support-the-open-carry-bill A few Tennesseans that I've heard from in person and in print have a problem with this new open carry law, which is now held up in a budget committee and may or may not make it to the next legislative vote. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Former dispatcher Jean McGuffey passes away http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news-obits/4508329/Former-dispatcher-Jean-McGuffey-passes-away Longtime Macon County dispatcher and beloved community member Jean McGuffey passed away after a bout with cancer on Tuesday, April 15. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The Macon County Times asks… http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/4474511/The-Macon-County-Times-asks Folks around Macon County: What do you do on Easter? Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Modern Woodmen give Tigers $5,036.11 http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/4500457/Modern-Woodmen-give-Tigers-$5036.11 The Modern Woodmen of America recently presented the Macon County Tiger Football Team with a check for $5,036.11. The organization agreed to donate funds matching the amount that the team raised at their ham breakfast fundraiser. Pictured- Back row,... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST MCHS students attend math contest http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements/4500215/MCHS-students-attend-math-contest On Tuesday, April 15, 27 students from Macon County High School traveled to Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN to compete in the 58th Annual State-Wide High School Math Contest. There were over 350 students at this competition... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Congratulations, TN Rush! http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/4495705/Congratulations-TN-Rush The 8th Grade Tennessee Rush basketball team won their second championship of the season at the 10th Annual Cavalier Rumble held April 11-13 in Cookeville playing up in the 9th grade division. The team includes- front row, left to right: Camille King... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Winding Stairs property land acquisition complete http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/4484840/Winding-Stairs-property-land-acquisition-complete The City of Lafayette recently completed land acquisition for the future city park location, Winding Stairs. On Thursday, April 10, a land swap was conducted to acquire the final 2.8 acres of land needed for the park. The next day, the city turned in... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST April South charged with vehicular homicide http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/4482981/April-South-charged-with-vehicular-homicide April Michelle South was arrested on Thursday, April 10, and charged with vehicular homicide by recklessness. The arrest followed the release of a sealed indictment which was filed on March 26, 2014. The Grand Jurors swore in the indictment that South... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Plant Sale at Macon County High School http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-local_features/4456625/Plant-Sale-at-Macon-County-High-School Macon County High School will be having a plant sale at the MCHS Greenhouse. Students have been growing and nurturing these plants for months. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/4474494/Pre-K-and-Kindergarten-Registration For School Year 2014-15 Kindergarten and Pre-K registration will be held in Macon County on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Fairlane Elementary School, Red Boiling Springs School and Westside Elementary School from 8:00- 3:30 p.m. A child must be 5 years... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 3rd Annual Youth Talent show held http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features/4473756/3rd-Annual-Youth-Talent-show-held The stars were shining bright as the Lafayette Lions Club held its 3rd annual Youth Talent Show last Saturday, April 12, at the Macon County Jr. High School. A total of 15 various acts were performed for a crowd. Ushers for the evening show included... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST MCHS baseball double header http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/4473616/MCHS-baseball-double-header Weather delay results in Macon County playing host to York at home in doublehearder District games on April 8th. Game 1: Johnny Brown took the mound for the Tigers. The game tied in the 3rd inning at one run each. What resulted in a pitcher/defense... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST RBS softball ends losing streak http://maconcountytimes.com/news/sports/4473010/RBS-softball-ends-losing-streak After enjoying a week of Spring Break, the Red Boiling Springs Softball Team played two games last week. They lost the first 0-14 against Gordonsville on April 10th and won the second 17-7 against Monterey on April 11th. The April 7th game against... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST