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Lafayette woman airlifted from New Harmony wreck

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A woman was airlifted to Vanderbilt Friday morning after flipping her car on New Harmony Road.The woman, 56-year-old Delilah Cross of Lafayette, was traveling south on the roadway in the rain when the accident occurred. At about 8:00 a.m., as she navigated a curve and the roadway was slick due to rain, according to THP Trooper Johnny Rodgers’ report.She lost control of the vehicle in the curve and ran off the left side of the roadway. Her 2007 Pontiac Vibe rolled over into a ditch and came to rest in the yard of address 1885 New Harmony.Cross was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Responding to the scene was the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Macon County Rescue, Macon County EMS, and the Macon County Sheriff Department.

 

FSA COC nomination deadline fast approaching

County committees (COC) play a crucial role in helping county office staff implement the Farm Bill. Due to the important services that COC members provide, producers are encouraged to participate in the FSA county committee election process by nominating an eligible candidate by the August 1, 2014, deadline.To become a nominee, eligible individuals must sign form FSA-669A. The form and other valuable information about FSA county committee elections are available online at: http://f...

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Macon County Summer Tennis

6th-8th grade girlsSkylor ClarkMary MasseyHaley ClarkTia RushJosie DavidDakota GammonColleen McClardSyanne AlredAmy Cliburn, 2nd placeBreia Smith, 1st placeNot pictured, Kaitlin Stone6th-8th grade boysLance Elmore, 1st placeAaron Goheen, 2nd placeNot pictured, Jacob Stoops, Josh Bray3rd-5th grade divisionColi...

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Rotary activity

At last week’s Rotary Club meeting, Lafayette Animal Control Officer Tom Dallas gave an overview of the new laws taking effect on January 1, 2015, concerning animal control in the city of Lafayette. To contact Dallas call the Lafayette Police Dept. at 666-4725 and ask for Animal Control.

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Macon County 4-H Sheep Expo

The Macon County 4-H Livestock Expo was held recently at the Macon County Fairgrounds with several youth in grades 4-12th grade participating. Exhibitors, their families and sponsors enjoyed a meal before the livestock show. Registered Angus Beef Heifers, Commercial Heifers, along with Sheep, Registered ewes, Commercial ewes and market lambs were on exhibit that night by local 4-H/FFA members. The show had incorporated into it a Pee-Wee showmanship for any child that was below 4-H age, these ...

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Fake Town: Macon County’s best known non-municipality

Maybe you didn’t know there was another municipality in Macon. We’re not talking about Lafayette, Red Boiling, Westmoreland, or even some of the smaller communities like Webbtown or Willette or Rocky Mound.We’re talking about Fake Town.Fake Town, which is located just off the Highway 141, at 1438 Green Grove Road, has one mayor and no residents. The town could be considered a bit of a sham, with no bylaws, no tax code, and no economy to speak of. Even s...

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Latest vandalism at Measure Up discovered Tues morning

A window of local business Measure Up was shot with a pellet gun overnight Monday, and police say it is the latest of a string of vandalisms that have taken place within Lafayette city limits since June 20.Employees discovered this minor damage Tuesday morning. It marks at least the seventh incident of vandalism reported to Lafayette Police in the last three and a half weeks, with total damage and property loss valuing nearly $4,000.Lt. Jason Roberts with LPD says he bel...

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Civil War Memorial Park dedicated in RBS

“Macon County was equally separated during the Civil War with approximately 500 men each serving in the Union and Confederate armies. The Highland Rim Ridge which runs through the county served as the dividing line as to which side was chosen. Those North of the Rim were mainly Federal and those South of the Rim were mostly Confederate.” These words by county historian Randy East heralded the dedication ceremony of a new Civil War Park in Red Boiling Springs. The dedication took p...

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