10 Years Ago
*Doyle Gaines, Joe Ferguson, and Donnie Morgan won the county general election.
*Macon County Fair Queens were: Amanda Williams- Martha Wilburn Award, Chasity Shrum- Little Miss Fair Sweetheart, Lori Morgan- Fairest of the Fair, Casey Marie Hoskins- Petite Miss, Ashlyn Taylor Smith- Little Miss, Emily Cook- Miss Congeniality, Kristin Jones- Fair Princess
* Greg White, son of James and Kathy White, won the 1998 Tennessee Livestock Exposition, with his Polled Hereford late spring yearling heifer. He was a 4-H member.
*Katy Fitzgerald won the Vol State award at the 75th Annual Round-up in Knoxville. This was the highest in-state recognition to Tennessee 4-H members.
*Sherry Leigh Coggins Driver received Cumberland University's Most Promising Biologist Award.
20 Years Ago
*Tri-County EMC employees help save a preacher's life. Robert E. Lee was holding revival when he collapsed and several people helped to save his life, by administering CPR.
*A new water treatment plant for RBS water system was under construction at the Paul Sabin Spring, located off the Oak Grove Road. This was to help exceed the current water demand.
*Terry Howser and Bryan Carter, both Macon County seniors received Vol State recognition. They were honored during 4-H Round-up.
35 Years Ago
*Buddy Jent was featured in Who's Who Among American High School Students.
*Ruby Fitzgerald participated in a Vocational Office Education Conference held at Middle Tennessee State University.
*Willard Shrum was elected Magistrate of the Third District in a Special Election to fill vacancy created by the death of Delton Herald.
*Pauline Ramsey was a $10 winner in Houchens weekly give away program.
50 Years Ago
*The FCA had granted an application by the Lafayette Broadcasting Company for a new radio station in Lafayette.
*Burton Stinson had taken over management of Coley's cafe on Scottsville Road.
* County Winners in the 4-H dress Revue were Wilda Deckard and Brenda McClard.
*More then 2,500 students had registered for the 1958-59 school year in Macon County according to Superintendent Carlos Hargis.
*Luther Parker retired from Citizen's Bank after 45 years with the bank.
* City mail delivery in Lafayette was expected to start around October 5, 1958, according to postmaster Henry C. Johnson.
*Leslie Wheeley was elected president of the Lafayette Quarterback Club.
* The construction contract for the new True Loom Factor addition on Oak Street was awarded to Bohanan Construction Company in Lafayette.