UCHRA commodities distribution June 22
The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency will hold a commodities distribution for Macon County on Friday, June 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the UCHRA Office located at 607 Highway 52 By-Pass in Lafayette and from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the City Hall in Red Boiling Springs.
Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. Persons may receive commodities for a total of three (3) households if valid cards are presented at the distribution. The U.S.D.A.'s Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program is available to all eligible recipients regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.
2nd Annual Miss 4th of July
Attire: Red/White/Blue - Patriotic Wear - Can be Custom or Off The Rack, June 30, 2007, Holiday Inn University Plaza Hotel, 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, KY 42103. $25 entry fee. Call 666-9482 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an entry form.
Attention: Anyone who attended Macon County High School in the 30's, 40's or 50's
Macon County High School will be shredding all of the old records form the above decades. If you would like to have your high school records, you will need to come by the school during regular school hours. All records will be shredded after July 15, 2007. You must bring photo identification. If you have a family member who attended Macon County High School during those decades and you would like their records, please call 666-4474 for further instructions.
Vacation Bible School at New Zion General Baptist Church
New Zion General Baptist Church, Rocky Mound Rd., Westmoreland, TN will have VBS June 25-27 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. for all ages. Theme is Wild West Witness (Ridin' in the Shadow of the Cross). For additional info, call Renee Herald at 644-3827 or 633-2252 or Pam Scruggs at 644-2740 or 633-2526. Come join us.
Bobby Driver Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser June 23
Fundraiser will be held from 6 - 10 p.m. at Barren County High School Auditorium, 507 Trojan Trail, Glasgow, KY. Admission is $5 adults, children 5 and under $2.50. Temple Trio, Oak Forest Boys, Pride and Joy, Longcreek Bluegrass, Steel Country, Robbie Jones and Kentucky Gentleman are bands. Concessions available. All proceeds go to Bobby Driver Memorial Scholarship Fund.
No Barnfield Picnic
Billy Barnfield will not be hosting a 4th of July picnic this year. He's enjoyed having it the past 23 years and wishes everyone a great Independence Day this year.
Donate blood June 25
The American Red Cross requests that vacationers not take a break from giving blood because every two seconds someone needs blood, even during the summer months. You can donate blood and save up to three lives on June 25 at Lafayette Church of Christ located at 212 Church Street in Lafayette. Drive hours are noon until 6:00 p.m. All participants will receive a gift from the Red Cross. For more information or to schedule your blood donation appointment, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543).
Fireworks show in Hermitage Springs
Fireworks show will be held in Hermitage Springs Park Saturday, June 30. Barbeque at 11:00 a.m. A beauty pagent will be held (for info on pageant call 615-699-3671); live music by Supernovacain and fireworks will be at dark.
Lost River Cave Big Band to perform June 24
Lost River Cave Big Band will perform at Key Park on Sunday, June 24th beginning at 3:00, sponsored by the Macon County Arts Council.
Joines Family Reunion
Joines Family Reunion will be held at City Park, Sunday, June 24, at noon. Everybody welcome, bring a covered dish.
Beach Spectacular at Westside
Beach Spectacular pageant will be held June 23rd at Westside Elementary. Registration is at 9:00 a.m., pageant is at 10:00 a.m. Attire: swim wear. For more info, e-mail email@example.com or call 615-655-2926 or 615-888-6481.
Michael Robertson to preach
Bro. Michael Robertson will preach at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church near RBS on Sunday, June 24 at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome.
Carnahan reunion to be held on July 7, 2007
Our Carnahan reunion this year will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2007 at Key Park, Lafayette, Macon County, TN. This is located on Church Street, one block West of the Court House. All friends and relatives of the Carnahans are invited. Notice the date, which is 07/07/07, which I believe is a lucky number. Come early and socialize as announcements start about noon and we plan on eating about 12:30 p.m. Bring my favorite dish again for lunch, all your old photos to share, and notes of happenings within your families. For those that might be interested, we will have a few copies of Carnahan Genealogies, Volume II, which includes our Jackson County Carnahans and also the line of Andrew Carnahan. For further information, contact Bob Carnahan at 615-758-0433, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Singing at Hope Missionary Baptist Mission
Dr. Pickett and family of Lebanon, Tenn. will be singing Sun., June 24 at 4 p.m. at Hope Missionary Baptist Mission located at Hermitage Springs, Tenn.
Revival at Antioch Missionary Baptist
Revival will begin July 1, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. Pastor Bro. Dean Sircy and helper Bro. Mark Horton. Take Hwy. 261 East to Galen.
Birdwell Reunion June 30
The annual Birdwell Reunion will be June 30, 2007. The descendants of Alexander and Bernetta Spears Birdwell will hold their reunion at Old Mulkey State Park near Tompkinsville, KY. Barbecue meats, drinks, breads, and paper items will be furnished. Please come and bring a covered dish(es) and enjoy the fellowship. Eating will start around 12:00 p.m.
Mowing at Whitley Cemetery
We are asking anyone with flowers or other memorials on graves at Whitley Cemetery to please remove them as we need to mow.
Singing at Miles Town Church of Christ
Clay County Sunday Singing will be at Miles Town Church of Christ on Bakerton Road on July 1st at 2 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Mowing at Underwood Cemetery
All ground ornaments and flowers need to be removed from the ground of Underwood Cemetery by June 26, 2007. Mowing of the cemetery will resume the week of June 27th. If flowers have not been removed, they will be bagged and disposed of by the mowers. If you have any questions please feel free to call 666-5864.
Vacation Bible School at Oak Dale General Baptist Church
Oak Dale General Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School on Saturday, June 23 from 10:00 until 2:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Owen Family Reunion June 30
The Owen family reunion is going to be in the Palace Park in RBS June 30, 2007. We will have our covered dish lunch at 12 noon.
Potter to demonstrate at MCAC meeting
Macon County Arts Council will hold a general meeting on Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be at the Anderson Community Room on Hwy. 52, next to Phillip Anderson Funeral Home. Guest speaker will be local potter Tad Crisp. Tad will demonstrate a method to make pottery that you can “do at home.” Everyone is invited.
New church in Lafayette
If you are familiar with and are interested in being a part of the start of an Independent Fundamental Baptist Church, please call 615-388-4202.
Decoration services at Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church
All day services will be held Sunday, June 24th. Preaching is at 11 with dinner afterwards and singing in the afternoon. Everyone welcome.
Revival to begin at Red Hill Missionary Baptist
Revival will start Monday, June 25th at 7:30 p.m. with services nightly. Preaching by the church preachers and Bro. Greg Dunham. Everyone welcome.
Patriotic Service at First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church, 400 Church St., will have a Patriotic Service Sunday, July 1 at 11:00 a.m. There will be a concert by “Soldiers for Christ,” who are all current or former soldiers. Join us as we honor our God, country, and military.
Public Hearing on 2007-2008 Fiscal Year Budget
For The Macon County Emergency Communication District, 1:30 p.m., Wed., June 20, 2007 at Macon Co. EMS Classroom, 30 Weldon Dr., Lafayette, TN.
Swimming Lessons to be given at City Pool
Swimming lessons will be given at the Lafayette Swimming Pool from 11:00-12:00 each day. Price is $3.00 each lesson. Ages 5-7 will be June 18-22, ages 8-10 will be June 25-29, ages 11 and up will be July 2-6. No need to sign up prior to attending classes.
Junior High Cross Country Meeting June 21
There will be a meeting for any Macon County Junior High students in grades 6-8 concerning fall 2007 Cross Country. The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 21 at 6 p.m. in the MCHS cafeteria.
Art Show at Senior Center June 28th-29th
The Macon County Senior Citizens Center is having an Art Show on Thursday, June 28th and Friday, June 29th at the Senior Center. The show is free and open to the public. Please come by and view beautiful pieces of art painted by our local Seniors. For more information, call 666-3780.
Macon County Board of Education to meet
The Macon County Board of Education will meet in session on June 28, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Office. The Internet Usage Policy which includes a Technology Protection Measure and an Internet Safety Policy for the Macon County School System will be reviewed at the meeting.
Fair Board taking bids on main concession
The Macon County Fair Board is now taking bids on the Main Concession stand at the Macon County Fair, August 3-11, 2007. Sealed bids are due by 12:00 noon on July 12, 2007 to Ralph Doss, 762 Poplar Grove Rd., Westmoreland, TN 37186
Singing at Spring Creek Missionary Baptist Church
We will have a Singing and Dinner on the grounds Sunday, June 24th. Everyone is welcome. For more info, call 666-3368.