Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS http://maconcountytimes.com/section/NEWS Sun, 3 May 2015 10:43:14 EST 1800 Rabies vaccination clinics being held http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153229745/Rabies-vaccination-clinics-being-held Most pet owners don't question why outdoor dogs and cats need to be vaccinated against rabies because the inherent danger of being bit by a wild animal is all around. However, many wonder why indoor only pets must be vaccinated. For starters,... Fri, 1 May 2015 12:01:42 EST MCJH raises money for St. Jude http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/153250253/MCJH-raises-money-for-St.-Jude The Beta Club and Junior Interact Club of Macon County Junior High worked really hard last week to raise money for St. Jude. The students involved competed to see who could raise the most for this great cause. As a group, the two clubs raised $1,012. Fri, 1 May 2015 11:36:41 EST After-school program visited by snakes, skinks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/153225167/After-school-program-visited-by-snakes-skinks They are long and limbless, slimy and scaly and when they slither near can cause panic to rise up in many. Snakes are a fascination for some and fear for others, but for the South Central Kentucky Herpetology Club (SCKHC) they are just a part of the... Fri, 1 May 2015 10:46:41 EST Summer in a Jar canning class http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_agricultural/153203455/Summer-in-a-Jar-canning-class Food is necessary. Good food is flavorful, safe, nutritious and honest. The most honest food is food you grow yourself in your garden and then preserve yourself. When you plant the seeds in the ground you know what you applied to ground as fertilizer... Fri, 1 May 2015 10:01:41 EST Some big benefits to small schools http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/153132417/Some-big-benefits-to-small-schools Red Boiling Springs is famous for its historic hotels, healing mineral springs, charm, and its small schools. Well into this century, America's public education system was dominated by small schools. In an age before calculators, television, and... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:11:41 EST Scholarship helps HS students get Vol State classes free http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news_education/153190012/Scholarship-helps-HS-students-get-Vol-State-classes-free Dual enrollment classes are Volunteer State Community College courses held in local high schools, online or on the college's campuses, so that high school juniors and seniors can get both high school and college credit at the same time. It gives... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:21:41 EST Workshop with tips on using State Library and Archives’ digital resources http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/153189396/Workshop-with-tips-on-using-State-Library-and-Archives-digital-resources The front door of the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) isn't located on its building in downtown Nashville - at least not for all Tennesseans. For many patrons, that 'front door' is actually whatever portal they use to... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:06:41 EST “Arts in Bloom” winners announced http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153158245/Arts-in-Bloom-winners-announced The Macon County Arts Council recently held their “Arts in Bloom” at the main office of Macon Bank and Trust. It was a juried exhibition of local art work, with several different categories. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:41:41 EST MCHS student awarded at TASC Convention http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153073314/MCHS-student-awarded-at-TASC-Convention On April 10-12, the Macon County High School Student Council attended the 68th annual TASC State Convention in Soddy-Daisy, TN. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:26:42 EST Rotary Breakfast Fundraiser for Back Pack Program http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153116194/Rotary-Breakfast-Fundraiser-for-Back-Pack-Program Rotarian Marcus Smith brought his daughters in for breakfast before school.Rotarians Stacey Brawner and Chip Turner were flipping flapjacks.Rotarians Brenda Hiett and Barry Doss were mixing pancake batter. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:36:41 EST Rockin’ for TCAP http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153151510/Rockin-for-TCAP Jeff Hudson and Kevin Garnett loosen up the crowd. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:51:41 EST Jump roping for a cause http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153150936/Jump-roping-for-a-cause Students at Central Elementary held their their annual Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser where the students raise money for the American Heart Association. Students last year raised $5,026. This year they set their goal a little higher at $5,100 and went... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:21:42 EST Arrests http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/153170275/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, 29 Apr 2015 10:16:41 EST Tri-County Electric invites you to annual meeting http://maconcountytimes.com/news/business-community-news-news/153151795/Tri-County-Electric-invites-you-to-annual-meeting We invite you to join your friends and neighbors for a fun and exciting evening at Tri-County Electric's Annual Meeting of the members on Thursday, May 7, 2015. The meeting will be held at Allen County Scottsville High School in Scottsville,... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:01:42 EST Rotary activity http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153151650/Rotary-activity At last week's Rotary Club meeting, Daneta Shoulders, Macon County Paraprofessional for the Volunteer State Community College Adult Education Program, spoke to club members concerning the services her organization provides for Macon and Sumner... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:56:41 EST Sen. Yager receives Legislator of Year Award http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-politics/153174819/Sen.-Yager-receives-Legislator-of-Year-Award NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 2, 2015 – Senator Ken Yager has received statewide recognition from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA). The award was made on April 2, 2014 at the TDDA Legislative Awards Breakfast in... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:11:41 EST Potholes on Chicken Road worse than ever http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-home_top/153127844/Potholes-on-Chicken-Road-worse-than-ever If you've driven on Chicken Road lately, you are not in danger of getting a speeding ticket. The many potholes that line the road act as natural speed deterrents. Although not many houses line the east portion of road, only about 5 or 6, those... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 04:56:41 EST Tell us about your favorite teacher http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/153188754/Tell-us-about-your-favorite-teacher Here at the Macon County Times, we know exceptional teachers are life-changers. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:51:41 EST Commissioners honor Walker among other business http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/153159906/Commissioners-honor-Walker-among-other-business Last Monday, April 20, the Macon County Board of Commissioners met at the Courthouse for the regular Legislative Body session. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:31:42 EST Girl Scouts celebrate Earth Day http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news-news_education/153091817/Girl-Scouts-celebrate-Earth-Day Earth Day, April 22, was celebrated in a service-oriented way at Westside Elementary. Girl Scout Troop #5066 spent the afternoon planting flowers, a few trees, and laying mulch to help beautify their school. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:11:41 EST