Macon County Times- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:58:55 EST 1800 Annual Variety Show produced laughs Laughter is the best medicine. This old proverb has proved true for the Lafayette Lioness Lions Club for 19 years as they have put on their annual Variety Show to provide eyeglasses for the community, among other things. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:41:42 EST 50K Tree Day helps environment Did you know that on Saturday, March 14, in the state of Tennessee 50,000 trees were planted in one hour? Tennessee is practicing for the future when they plan on beating the world's record for most trees planted in an hour. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:26:41 EST Tree planting procedures These 7 tips to planting tree seedlings are provided by the University of Tennessee Extension Office. If key steps are not carefully followed during handling and planting, mortality rate rises. Both hardwood and pine seedling survival is more likely... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:56:43 EST We got you covered Many local businesses and homeowners got a “wet” awakening when the heavy snow and ice from February started melting on their roofs as water leaked through weak or damaged areas. Don't wait for a weather-related catastrophe when... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:51:41 EST March is Meals on Wheels month The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) Nutrition Program announced March 12 that it will be celebrating Community Champions Week as a part of its annual March for Meals celebration. All of our local city and county mayors across the 14... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:16:42 EST Memorials -Donations to County Libraries The Macon County Board of Library Trustees gratefully acknowledges the following contributions. This list includes memorials and donations, both to Macon County Public Library and the Red Boiling Springs Branch Library. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:56:42 EST New materials at the libraries Main Library - Adult FictionGardner, Lisa Crash & Burn (Audio CD)Branch Library - Adult FictionGardner, Lisa Crash & Burn (Audio CD) Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:56:41 EST Keeping the value of your home Anyone who owns their home wants their investment to prosper. No one wants their home to deteriorate and lose its value. Penny Kirby, Realtor with Ben Bray Real Estate and Auction gave a few simple suggestions that people can do the keep the value of... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:21:42 EST Don’t forget outside of home to clean in spring Spring is the time when folks the urge to clean the homes after being cooped inside most of the winter. People are ready the raise their windows and clean. Cleaning outside of the home is something that shouldn't be overlooked. Ed Pharris of New... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:51:41 EST LES recognized Tennessee’s Arbor Month On March 18, 2015, Lannie Newberry and Nathan Karch with the Division of Forestry came to Lafayette Elementary School to present a tree planting program to 4-H members in Mrs. Dillehay's and Mrs. Bransford's 4th grade classes. Lannie... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:31:42 EST MCHS Football holds Ham Breakfast The 2015 MCHS Football Ham Breakfast fundraiser was a success! The breakfast was held Saturday, March 21 at Lafayette Elementary School. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:06:43 EST Local exhibitors featured at Home & Garden Show A dreary Saturday turned out to be a delightful time to check out the great ideas at the Upper Cumberland Home & Garden Show at Hyder-Burks Pavilion in Cookeville. Presented by the Home Builders Association (HBA), the March 13-15 weekend event... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:46:42 EST Grow vegetables in a raised vegetable garden If you want a garden, and don't have a large plot of land, Kastonia Herron at H & H Garden Center has the ideal solution for you. Whether you live in an apartment, or just have a small lot, you can still grow your own fresh vegetables or enjoy... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:16:43 EST Greenhouse grows more than plants Everything's coming up roses at Red Boiling Springs High School's greenhouse. Actually, roses might be one of the few things they don't grow. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:01:42 EST Community Calendar CHURCHRevival Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:01:41 EST The Loft can help with decorating makeovers If you are looking at your furnishings and home after a long hard winter and wanting to spruce them up, spring is the perfect time to do that. Spring cleaning has long been a tradition in many homes. After cleaning, there's no easier way to... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:01:46 EST Growing in the greenhouse While most people have to wait for the ground to thaw and temperatures to rise before planting their garden, students at Macon County High School are getting a jumpstart on the growing season, thanks to their greenhouse. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:01:42 EST Farmers Co-Op for farmers and then some The term “Co-op” is usually associated with farmers and the Macon-Trousdale Farmers Co-Op is no exception, but just because you're not a farmer, doesn't mean they don't have something to offer. From a Car Care Center to... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:01:41 EST Arrest records Lafayette Police Department Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:06:41 EST Woman arrested for stolen vehicles An investigation, from Detectives of the Macon County Sheriff's Department, led to an arrest of a local woman charged with theft of property. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:56:41 EST