Reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 17th at 12 noon at the Lafayette Church of Christ Fellowship building. Everyone is invited, bring a covered dish.
MCHS Class of 1998 Reunion
The reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Macon County Country Club from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Cost is $10 per person or $15 per couple.
Dale Hollow Rural Planning Organization to hold meeting
Meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Chamber of Commerce Building in Carthage, Tenn. This is an open, public meeting. Call Dale Hollow Coordinator Fran Davis at 931-432-4111 for more information.
Yard/Bake Sale at National Guard Armory
SAT., SEPT. 20 FROM 8 A.M. - 1 P.M. To donate items to be sold or purchase a spot for $10 to sell your items, please contact Shelley Taylor @ 615-230-9146. All proceeds to benefit the Lafayette 278th soldiers and their families!
Bethpage UMC to host ‘Faithweaver Friends'
Bethpage United Methodist Church is hosting "Faithweaver Friends" for all children Kindergarten through 5th grade. This is a fun, free Christian club packed with crafts, music, stories and more. We'll meet every Sunday afternoon from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm for 12 weeks, beginning Sept. 7th. Please call Erin Thomas, Children's Minister at 888-3816 for more information, register your children and maybe sign up to help(?).
Bethpage UMC Fall Music Festival & Christmas Bazaar
Bethpage United Methodist Church is in need of vendors for their Christmas Bazaar and Fundraiser (indoors) happening on Dec. 6th and Fall Music Festival (outdoors) on October 11th. All proceeds go to benefit the Children's Ministry of BUMC. Booth fees are a flat $45 for an 8x10 space. There will be plenty of advertising for these events. We're in a great location, 3140 Hwy 31E at about mile marker 23.5. For a registration packet and more information, contact Erin Thomas, Children's Minister, 888-3816.
Macon County Democratic Party to meet
The Macon County Democratic Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, September 4, 2008 at 7:00 P.M. at the Macon County Democratic Party Headquarters, 200 Hwy. 52 Bypass West. All Democrats and other interested persons are urged to attend to help plan for upcoming campaign events.
Wednesday night Bible study at Maple Grove #2
Maple Grove #2 MBC on Scottsville Rd. will start having bible study every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. beginning August 27. Everyone welcome!!
M.C.H.S. Class of 1988 20 Year High School Reunion
What: Dinner & Dance. Dinner catered by Linda's Cakes & Catering. Band will be “Shattered Silence”. When: Saturday, 9-13-08 at 6 p.m. at the Red Barn Winery.
Jubilee Worship Center Fall/Winter Children and Teen Consignment Sale
Located at 5254 New Hwy. 31-E in Westmoreland, TN 37186, Sept. 4th (pre-sale) 4-7pm, Sept. 5th (open to public) 9am-7pm, and Sept. 6th (open to public) (half off day) 9am-1pm. Consignors are paid 75% of their asking price minus $5.00 entry fee. You can sell video games, movies, toys, clothes from O months to teen, furniture, and basically anything related to infants, children, or teens. If you are interested in consigning this sale, contact Rachel Hester: firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-633-7813.
Daytrippers Plus Trip Information
24-hour hotline: 615-888-7849. Call for recorded upcoming information.
Benefit Auction for Macon Helps
The benefit to assist terminally ill patients will be held Thursday, September 11, 2008 at the Sally Wells Building, located on the Fairgrounds at 6:30.
Dinner plates of burgers, hot dogs, chips, and drink is $5.00. All proceeds go to local terminally ill patients. A $50.00 door prize will be awarded. There will also be cakes and pies auctioned off; will yours be the highest bid?
If you have anything you would like to donate, please bring them to Presley's Pizza or Macon Helps.
For more information, please contact Gary Whitaker at 633-4715, Sandy Presley at 666-8900, or Mike Blankenship at 633-8214.
Sponsored by the Macon Charity Riders and Macon Helps.
Concerned about Chicken Houses?
If you are concerned about the impact that a large poultry industry could have on Macon County, you need to attend the County Commissioner's meeting Sept. 8th, 7 p.m. At the county courthouse on the square. Be informed and get involved.
Family of Bill & Dora Templton Carr Reunion will be held Sunday, September 17th, at the Anderson Fellowship Hall in Lafayette, Tn Lunch 12:30. Bring covered dish & drink and any new's or pictures.
Macon Helps Summer Clearance Sale
Monday Sept 8th, all summer tops, shirts, shorts, capris, bathing suits, and dresses will be 25 cents each. Sale ends when all summer clothes are gone.
Fish Fry, Fountain Run, KY.
Saturday, September 13thfrom 2:00 p.m. - & 7:00 p.m. a fish fry sponsored by Loving Lodge 323 F. & A. M. in Fountain Run, Ky. Fish, slaw, french fries, hush puppies, dessert, drink. Everyone invited to enjoy the food and fellowship. $5.00/plate, children under school age is free, all carry-outs $5.00.
Volunteer State Community College Fall Fiesta at Vol State on October 11, 10am to 4pm.
A celebration of Hispanic culture with free food, music, dance, soccer tournament, health fair and fun for kids. To be held at Vol State campus at 1480 Nashville Pike in Gallatin. Contact: For more information call 230-3570. Cost: Free and open to the public.
Pursuant to T.C.A. 5-5-113, the Committee of a Whole of the County Commission of Macon County, Tennessee, shall assemble itself at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 8, 2008, at the Courthouse in Lafayette, Tennessee.
THE MACON COUNTY “LOSS CONTROL” COMMITTEE WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2008 AT 10:00 A.M. IN THE COURTROOM OF THE COURTHOUSE IN LAFAYETTE, TN
THE MACON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH, 2008 AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE COURTROOM OF THE COURTHOUSE IN LAFAYETTE, TENNESSEE. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
Hope Clinic's Diabetes Patient Education Group
The August meeting of Hope Clinic's "Diabetes Patient Education Group" will be Monday evening, September 15th, 2008 at Hope Clinic in Westmoreland at 12124 Hwy
52 West in the Rose Place Office Center. The meeting time is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and will be held in Suite 1. Here is your chance to learn more about your diabetes. We will be having a guest speaker and this should be lots of fun. We will also be having snacks and lots of fun. So take charge of your health and control your diabetes before it controls you! For more information contact Michelle @ (615) 644-2000.
The Tennessee Traumatic Brain Injury Program
In collaboration with the Epilepsy Foundation Middle & West Tennessee, presents our Fall Conference; “Successful Coping Strategies in Today's World” Saturday, September 13, 2008 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Holiday Inn Express in Cookeville.
The Conference is free and lunch will be provided. Sessions will include financial planning and applying for disability as well as topics on TBI and Epilepsy.
Seating is limited and you must reserve your seat in advance. Please call
931-372-8900 or 877-894-8900 for more information and to reserve your seat.
Macon County Housing Committee to meet
The Macon County Housing Committee is scheduled to meet at the La Tia Mexican Restaurant on September 8, 2008 @ 8:00 a.m. All interested parties are invited to attend. If you have any questions, please, call Crystal Justice at 633-2329.
Community Yard Sale at Defeated Creek Campground and Marina
Located in Carthage, TN, sale will be held Sept. 19-20 from 8:00 to 4:00. $10 to set up a table or we will sell your items on a sliding scale commission. Funds raised from commissions and table rentals will be donated for charitable causes. Pick up available for donated items in certain locations. We will also be doing a silent auction, so come out to the lake for good food, music and great bargain.
Macon County Historical Society to meet
The Macon County Historical Society will meet at the Ambulance Service Classroom on Sept. 6, 2008 @ 9 a.m. Our guest speakers will be Jack Masters and Doug Drake, co-authors of Cumberland Pioneer Settlers Atlas.
Sadler's Homecoming at Sadler's Chapel United Methodist Church
Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008. Bar-b-que will be served after worship services. Group photo will be taken around 1:30. For more info, call Greg or Nicole at 666-4855 or 666-4603.
Fairlane Elementary Labor Day Luau
Friday, September 5, 2008 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Kindergarten Prince and Princess; 1st Grade King and Queen; Auction of Theme Baskets; Luau Pictures; Cakewalk; and Food and Games!
Lafayette Planning Commission to meet
The Lafayette Regional Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. at Lafayette City Hall. The public is invited to attend.
Gary Worrell, Jr. to preach
Brother Gary Worrell, Jr. will be preaching at Days Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church Sunday night at 6:00 p.m., September 7, 2008. Everyone is invited to attend.
Macon County Commission to meet
Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 8 at the Courthouse in Lafayette, TN.
Family Reunion Announcement
Moss Reunion will be held Saturday, September 27 at Flynn's Lick Community Center in Jackson County. Bring food and cousins. 10 a.m. until ? 931-268-0024.
Lost River Cave Big Band Returns to Lafayette
"Lost River Cave Big Band" will perform at Key Park on Saturday, September 6, at 7:00 p.m. The concert, sponsored by the Macon County Arts Council, will be the last in the Concerts in the Park series for 2008. It will be free to the public.
This is the second time the "Lost River Cave Big Band" has visited Key Park. Macon County's own well-known talent, Cherry Cole, will be vocalists for the performance. The conductor will be Dr. John Cipolla from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.
Come, bring your lawn chair, and enjoy this last concert of the season. If it does happen to rain, the band will perform at the Macon County High School auditorium.
Upper Cumberland Development District Area Agency on Aging and Disability Presents their 7th Annual Caregiver Senior Expo
The Upper Cumberland Development District Area Agency on Aging and Disability will host their 7th Annual Caregiver Senior Expo on Wednesday, October 29th, from 9:00 am - 2:00 PM at the Hyder-Burks Ag Pavilion in Cookeville.
Come see what all the seniors in the Upper Cumberland area are talking about! Attend one or all of the free workshops! If you've attended before, you know you'll want to attend again.
To find out how your business can reach thousands of people in the Upper Cumberland area, call Jane Mee at the UCDD/AAAD office at 931-432-4111.
Red Cross Opens Three Additional Shelters in Middle Tennessee
The Nashville Area Red Cross opened three additional locations tonight (Mon) to help shelter more than 2,000 evacuees in the Middle Tennessee Area. The American Red Cross is now operating a total of 12 shelters in the Middle Tennessee area. All existing shelters, with the exception of Mount Zion (below) and Lipscomb University have met the full capacity of the facility. Mount Nebo, 2416 Clifton Road, Nashville, TN, Capacity: 80; Mount Zion Baptist Church, 7594 Old Hickory Blvd., Whites Creek, TN, Capacity: 100; Lipscomb University, 3901 Granny White Pike, Nashville, TN Capacity: 500.
VOLUNTEER TENNESSEE MEETS
Volunteer Tennessee will hold its quarterly business meeting on Friday, September 5, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CDT at the William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 3rd Floor, Nashville.
BENEFIT RIDE COOKOUT, AUCTION & CAKEWALK FOR HUNTER TUCKER SUNDAY SEPT 21, 2008
At Macon County JR. High School. Registration starts at 2 P.M. ride leaves at 2:30 PM sharp
Hot dogs, Hamburgers and all the trimmings to be served at 4PM and auction to start
at 4:30 P.M. with cakewalk immediately following. $10.00 per bike or $5,00 per plate, Cakewalk $1.00 per walk.
Knollwood Manor and The White House Assisted Living invites everyone to attend the 3rd annual Ferrell Meador Apple Festival.
To be held at the Assisted Living on September 20th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Beginning at 9 a.m. Cider making, apple sampling, music, antique booths, horse shoe contest, and more. Apple cooking contest for the best apple pie, fried apple pie, apple cake and your favorite recipe beginnig at 10 a.m. At 11:00 a.m. Heritage days costume contest, dress in clothes of yester year, pre-1950. An old time dinner of pinto beans with ham hock, cole slaw, fried apples, and your favorite apple dessert will be served at 12 noon. Bring a lawn chair and joing the fun. For more information or if you would like to participate, set up a booth or demonstrate an old fashion craft call Beverly Walker at 666-3170 or 666-6363.