Children ages 3-9 years of age are invited to Bible story-time at Lafayette First Baptist Church each Thursday morning in July beginning Thursday, July 10th. Story-time will begin at 10:00 a.m. each Thursday. Children will listen to a story, learn a song, and then enjoy refreshments. Readers will include: Vera Brewer, Stacie Collins, Janis Dooley, and Debby Prock. Mel Perdue along with Katie Butrum will lead the children in learning a song. Following are the dates of the summer Bible story-time: Thursday, July 10th; Thursday, July 17th; Thursday, July 24th; and Thursday, July 31st.
Owen/Moss Family Reunion
Reunion will be held Saturday, July 5 at the Palace Park in Red Boiling Springs. Covered dish lunch begins at 12 noon.
BBQ Fund Raiser for Hermitage Springs Vol. Fire Dept.
Come out and join the Hermitage Springs Vol. Fire Dept. on July 5th 2008 at the Hermitage Springs Park. Will be serving BBQ from 10:00 am until it is gone. Live music and the fireworks show starts at 9:00 pm.
2x2 Ranch to host community meeting
2 X 2 Ranch is hosting a community meeting to promote humane treatment of animals in Macon County. Saturday, July 5, 1:00 Macon Bank meeting room, 52 By-Pass, Lafayette. For info call Mary 666-9047.
Arthritis Exercise Classes
Arthritis exercise classes will start on Monday, July 7, from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at the Emergency Medical Service Building Classroom in Lafayette. The class is a non-clinical exercise program designed to help those who have joint and/or muscle problems achieve improved joint mobility, muscle strength and endurance in order to improve the performance of their daily activities. The class is taught by Lynne Knight, UT Extension Agent, who is a certified instructor. Everyone is invited, no registration. For more information, call Lynne at 666-3341or email email@example.com.
Veterans Day Parade and Activities Planning Committee
There will be a Veterans Day Parade and Activities Planning meeting on Wednesday, July 9, 2007 at noon in the VFW Hall located at 119 Main Street in Lafayette, TN. We encourage everyone and every organization wishing to help in anyway to attend. Please call Mike Scott, Veterans Service Officer if you have any questions at 666-4480.
Pre-4th Celebration at The White House
A Pre-4th of July Celebration will be held July 3 at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn at The White House Assisted Living. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music of Stardust Combo featuing Macon County's own, Cherry Cole. Hot dogs, hamburgers all trimmings and fireworks at dusk.
Democrat Party regular meeting July 3
The Macon County Democratic Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, July 3, 2008 at 7:00 P.M. at the Macon County Justice Center. All Democrats and other interested persons are urged to attend.
City Hall closed July 4th
The Lafayette City Hall will be closed Friday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Friday's garbage route will be picked up Thursday, July 3rd. Please set your garbage out Wednesday night for early pickup on Thursday.
Macon Co. Joint Economic & Community Development Industrial Board to meet
Meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2008, in the Courtroom of the Courthouse in Lafayette, Tennessee at 9 a.m.
GED Test in Macon County
The next GED test in Macon County will be July 19th. Register now by calling 666-2125 and speak to Brenda Eller or June Spears. There will be only 20 seats available, first come, first served.
LBJ&C Board of Directors Special Called Meeting
Meeting will be held Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at the LBJ&C Development Corporation, 1150 Chocolate Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.
Magnolia Music Singers in Hartsville
Mary Kay Mueller, along with her MAGNOLIA MUSIC voice students and friends will perform in song and dance in the afternoon at Hartsville's July 4th festivities in the park. Gospel and patriotic music will be featured.
County Government Offices closed July 4th
Offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
Charity Auction for Smith County Help Center
Hoffman Auction House will be holding a benefit auction for the Smith County Help Center on July 11th @ 6:00 p.m. and need your help. Good, clean items are needed for the auction and can be dropped off at Hoffman Auction House (next to Save-A-Lot Food Store in Carthage) on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. or Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. from now until July 10th. For more info, call Robert or Alicia Hoffman at 615-735-2170 or call Sherrel at the Smith County Help Center, 615-735-8090.
Class of 1998 Reunion Meeting
Meeting will be held at Key Park at the pavilion on Wed., July 2nd at 6 p.m. If you have any questions, call Kristin at 666-5257.
Macon County Board of Education to meet
Meeting will be held July 10, 2008 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.
The University of Tennessee Sumner County Extension Office is offering a Canning Candles Workshop on Friday, July 18th 10:00 a.m., 155A East Main Street, Gallatin. The gel wax candles will have fruits and vegetables of your choice with fragrance oils. You can create cantaloupe, cherry, fruit cocktail, blackberry, or apricot candles. These would make excellent Holiday Gifts! The cost of the candles is $5.00 for one or $8.00 for two. All supplies are included. Pre-registration is due by July 11th. For more information, contact Theresa Allan or Ana Wilson at the Extension office, 452-1423.
Twelfth Annual "Common Threads Quilt Show"
Sponsored by Common Threads Quilt Club, OCTOBER 10 & 11, 2008. Mt Olive Church of God - Family Ministry Center 3533 Harrison Pike, Cleveland, TN. Hours: Friday 8 am to 8 pm - Sat. 8 am to 4 pm . Admission $3.00 More Info: Pam 423-593-3297. Proceeds to support charities and to keep quilt making alive
County libraries closed Friday, July 4th
Macon County Public Library and Red Boiling Springs Branch Library will be closed on Friday, July 4, for Independence Day.
1st Annual Miss Lafayette Beauty Pageant
Ages 0-21 yrs. Girls only, August 16, 2008 Awarding Huge Crowns & Trophies! Beauty & Optionals only $25 Emailto:firstname.lastname@example.org for an entry form You may also pick up a entry form at Elite Dress Shop or Kiddie Korner just off the square on Scottsville Rd. In Lafayette.
129th Army Band Concert July 19th
On Saturday, July 19, at 7:00 p.m., the 129th Army Band will perform at Key Park in Lafayette. This is the third in the “Concerts in the Park” series sponsored by Macon County Arts Council. It will be free to the public. The 19th Army Band includes 50 instrumentalists, and is under the directions of Major Theodore Perry and 1st Sgt. Charles Powell. The concert will include patriotic songs and military marches familiar to us all. Bring a lawn chair to the park and enjoy the evening's entertainment. In case of rain, the concert will be held at the Macon County High School Auditorium.
Macon County Commission to meet
Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2008 at the Courthouse in Lafayette, Tennessee.
Magnolia Music's Third Summer Recital
Piano and voice students of Mary Kay Mueller will perform in Magnolia Music's Third Summer Recital at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2008 in the Anderson Building, 997 Hwy. 52 By-Pass East in Lafayette. Refreshments will be served afterward and all are welcome.
Revival at Russell Hill Missionary Baptist Church
Revival begins Sunday, July 6th. Pastor is Eric Phillips, Helper is Joey Hackett. Services nightly at 7:30 p.m., also Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Everyone welcome.
Hermitage Springs Volunteer Fire & Rescue Corn Hole Tournament
Tournament will be held at the Hermitage Springs Park on Saturday, July 5 at 4 p.m. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winning teams will split 50% of total entry fees. For more info or to register, call 270-457-4078 or 270-427-8078. There will also be a pancake breakfast, BBQ all day, live music from the local band Supernovacain at 6 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m. Come prepared to spend the day!
Clay Co. 1st Sunday Singing
Singing will be held at the Milestown Church of Christ July 6th at 2 p.m. All welcome.
Revival at Rocky Mound Missionary Baptist Church
Revival starts Sunday night, June 29. Services daily at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pastor Elder Dean Dyer, helper, Jeff Likens. Everyone welcome.
Missionary Baptist Tent Revival
Coleytown Road, corner of Morgan Road. Elders Charles Jones, Jody McIntyre, and Bro. Phil Harper. Revival is Friday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Revival at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
Revival will be held at Hilltop Missionary Baptist Church, beginning Sunday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m. Pastor Bro. Dean Sircy. Assisting is Bro. David Chambers & Bro. Mark Horton. Everyone welcome.
Meeting about Senior Co-Housing
Come learn more on July 9th at 1:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center.
Tri-County Career & Technical Education Board of Directors to meet
Meeting will be held Thursday, July 10, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
Lafayette Planning Commission to meet
The Lafayette Regional Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. at Lafayette City Hall. The public is invited to attend.
Makin' Macon Fit Committee to meet
Meeting will be held Wednesday, July 9, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. in the conference room at Macon County General Hospital. All committee members are urged to attend.
Magnolia Music Singers in Hartsville
Mary Kay Mueller, along with her MAGNOLIA MUSIC voice students and friends will perform in song and dance at 2 p.m. at Hartsville's July 4th festivities in the park. Gospel and patriotic music will be featured.
“Preaching the Gospel” Meeting at Willette Church of Christ
A gospel meeting, featuring James Watkins, will be held July 6 at 9:00, 10:00, and 6:00 and July 7, 8, and 9 at 7:00, at the Willette Church of Christ.