Macon County Times- RSS news Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/section/news http://maconcountytimes.com/section/news Sun, 1 Feb 2015 09:15:05 EST 1800 Call for 4-H cornbread cook-off entries http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_agricultural-news_education/151595261/Call-for-4-H-cornbread-cook-off-entries Cornbread has been called a “cornerstone” of southern United States cuisine. This comfort food made with Martha White Corn Meal and cooked in Lodge Cast Iron is sure to satisfy one's hunger. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 05:01:42 EST Leadership Macon class of 2015 begins http://maconcountytimes.com/news/business-community-news-news/151594672/Leadership-Macon-class-of-2015-begins Orientation was held Tuesday, January 27, 2015 for Leadership Macon Class of 2015. This program is very beneficial to those that attend. We visit local industries and businesses and learn more about our community. Class members are front row, L to R:... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:01:44 EST Four charged with animal cruelty http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/151586436/Four-charged-with-animal-cruelty Four Macon County residents are facing animal cruelty charges after a tip led Macon County Animal Control Officer Corey Lawrence to discover a German Shepherd that had died in the side yard of 359 McCall Lane in Lafayette. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:41:42 EST MCGH recognized for improved care http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151522990/MCGH-recognized-for-improved-care Macon County General Hospital (MCGH) was recently recognized by the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) for its leadership and dedication of its staff across the past three years as participants in the THA Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) through... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:56:42 EST Keisling officially sworn in http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-politics/151569010/Keisling-officially-sworn-in NASHVILLE — The House of Representatives officially gaveled into session earlier this month, marking the beginning of the 109th General Assembly in Tennessee. As part of the opening day ceremonies, State Representative Kelly Keisling... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:56:41 EST Red Suspender award winners http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151554612/Red-Suspender-award-winners Macon County General Hospital (MCGH) serves the community in a myriad of ways, but a little-known one is its Rehab Services/Wellness Program. The Rehab Clinic is located at 1208-B Scottsville Road, Lafayette, across from the Sonic and is the place... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:31:45 EST Free Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans at Vol State http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151566755/Free-Pregnancy-Ultrasound-Scans-at-Vol-State The Volunteer State Community College Sonography Program is offering free ultrasounds for expecting moms. The scans allow Vol State students to gain experience with real obstetric patients. The scans will be performed in the Sonography Center at the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:21:46 EST Rollover on New Harmony http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/151554985/Rollover-on-New-Harmony Eighteen-year-old Justin Green, of Lafayette, was the latest driver to wreck on New Harmony Road. On Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 28, Green was driving a black 1994 Honda Civic south on New Harmony Road. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:21:43 EST Senior Citizens Center holds Health Fair http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/151565786/Senior-Citizens-Center-holds-Health-Fair The Macon County Senior Citizens Center held a Health Fair on January 29, 2015.Larissa Eller, left and Dr. Emily Lough speak with a participant.Macon County General Hospital's booth was abuzz with activity. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:41:47 EST MCJH Principal’s List and AB Honor Roll List http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151520050/MCJH-Principals-List-and-AB-Honor-Roll-List 6th GradeEmily AshburnKyra ChandlerAllie CliburnAlexis DeanHallie DickensKaitlyn DriverBrooke EvansMadison FleenorMadilyn Goodall Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:21:42 EST MCJH A/B Honor Roll http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151549344/MCJH-A/B-Honor-Roll 6th GradeBraydon AustinElijah AustinBianca BartleyHayden BlankenshipCalli BolesAston ButcherWesley CarverClarice ChandlerHaley Clark Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:16:41 EST Golden Oaks Village News http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news/151518028/Golden-Oaks-Village-News Hello everybody from Golden Oaks. How is everyone out in the land of beauty? It's been a great week here in our Village this past week. All residents try too make each day a better day for all. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:21:43 EST Voting begins for overhead sign message contest http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/151519412/Voting-begins-for-overhead-sign-message-contest NASHVILLE – Voting begins Monday, Jan. 26 to choose the winners from TDOT's first ever Dynamic Message Sign Contest. Over the past two weeks, TDOT has received more than 3,400 entries for possible safety messages for the overhead signs... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:11:41 EST Lions attend Learning Retreat http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151519016/Lions-attend-Learning-Retreat The annual Lions' Learning Retreat (LLR) took place Jan. 16-18, at the Coffee County Convention Center in Manchester, TN. Seminars were focused on topics to “Strengthen the Pride” and aiding members in growing in Lionism. Attendees... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:56:41 EST MTSU recognizes high achievers http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151518765/MTSU-recognizes-high-achievers To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must maintain a current semester grade-point average of 3.5 or above and earn at least 12 semester hours. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:46:46 EST Macon County’s big win at Regional and State hog shows http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_agricultural/151518198/Macon-Countys-big-win-at-Regional-and-State-hog-shows The 2015 Central Region Market Hog Show was held in Murfreesboro on January 20. Macon County 4-H Club had 4 exhibitors to participate, Hailey Brewer, Jedediah Coley, Ben Ellis, and Leann Manion. With a combined total of 12 hogs, each hog placed in the... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:31:41 EST Friends of Winding Stairs has membership focus http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151513473/Friends-of-Winding-Stairs-has-membership-focus Friends of Winding Stairs, Inc., a non-profit, was created to assist the City of Lafayette in constructing and maintaining a new park, set to open in the spring. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:46 EST Arrests http://maconcountytimes.com/news/blotter-community-news/151500473/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. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:44 EST Community Calendar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-news/151400779/Community-Calendar CHURCHFord to PreachBro. Terry Ford will preach at Sycamore Valley Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 11 AM. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:43 EST Inmate flees Courtroom http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/151500133/Inmate-flees-Courtroom On Wednesday, January 21 during court session at the Macon County Justice Center, an inmate fled the courtroom and was captured by officers shortly thereafter at the Macon County Justice Center. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:42 EST