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Macon County Sining Convention will meet at 2 pm Saturday, August 25 at Eulia General Baptist Church. For information call 666-3438.
Swindle to preach
Michael Swindle will preach at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday, Aug 22 at 7 PM. Everyone Welcome.
Austin to preach
Bro. Todd Austin to preach at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday Aug. 26 at 11:00 AM.
Old Fashioned Tent Meeting
Thursday August 23rd - Sunday August 26th, 7:00 pm nightly. Located at 1157 Rock Bridge Rd, Bethpage, TN. Conducted by: Bro. Jason Reeves & Bro. Britt Little. Signs will be posted. Everyone is welcome! For more info call: 666-3368
Crowder to preach
Bro. Chris Crowder will preach at the Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday 08/26/12 at 6 PM. Everyone is invited.
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MCHS CLASS OF 1992 – 20 yr. reunion.
Plans are underway for a reunion in September. For classmates interested in attending, please contact Stacey Polston Dyer at 666-4764 or 633-3337 OR Clarissa Brawner at 633-8421.
Macon Christian Academy
MACON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, under the authority of Macon Missionary Baptist Church, is continuing to enroll students, Kindergaten-Grade 12, and also Pre-K for 2-5 years of age. Grades 5-12 is located at 608-A Hwy. 52 By-Pass West. Kindergarten-Grade 4, and Pre-K, is located at 518 Church Street. To enroll come by the Church Street location. For more information visit our website at www.maconchristianacademy.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 615-633-7265.
Free Medicare Help
SHIP/SMP representatives from the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging & Disability will be at Macon County Senior Center on September 5, 12, 19 from 1 pm until 3 pm to help counsel on any Medicare questions, abuse or concerns. Please contact SHIP at 1-877-801-0044 for an appointment or questions. SHIP/SMP covers all 14 Upper Cumberland Counties.
Citizens Police Academy
The 15th Judicial Drug Task Force and the Lafayette Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy at the new 911 center titled “What You Need to Know about the Courts and Drugs.” It will start Wednesday, August the 15th from 6 pm to 8 pm and will be 4 consecutive Wednesdays. Application due August 6th. If you have any questions you may call the drug task force at 615-374-9757.
Macon County Hunter Education Class
Class will be held Aug 27, 28, 30, and 31 at the MCJH Auditorium, from 6-9 pm each day. Park at the back of school. This class is free. Bring social security number, must be at least 9 years old. Live fire exercise TBA in class. This is not the only class for Macon Co this year. Info: Jim Dooley, 688-9020
Travel baseball workouts
Gallatin Municipal Park is holding Fall workouts for travel baseball. If interested for ages 9-17 please contact Randy Pridemore 615/680-2463.
Mayhew Family Reunion
The Mayhew Family Reunion will be held on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at Stony Point United Methodist Church in Allen County, KY. The regular church service will be at 11:00 AM. The reunion will follow at 12:30 with a potluck lunch, group photos and fellowship.
Free Weight Watchers Class
Macon County General Hospital Specialty Clinic, Wednesday, August 29th, 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.,. New Class starts September 5th for 10 weeks. If interested, come to free meeting or contact Janet Skelton at 666-2147, ext. 260 or Stacey Brawner, ext. 338 for more information.
Lost Jack Russell Terrier
Lost Jack Russell Terrier, 9 months old, long haired, mostly white with some black, answers to Sissy, last seen at Robinson Lane off Hanes Town Road, Rocky Mound area in Westmoreland. Call 666-7388 or 633-8489.
Cub Scout Roundup
Cub Scouting is FUN with a purpose. Fall registration will be 6pm Thursday, Aug. 23rd in the cafeteria at Central Elementary. For more info. contact Mickey Harp at 666-3416 or 388-5107 or email us at email@example.com.
Girl Scout Registration
It is the Year of the Girl as Girl Scouts celebrate their 100th anniversary. Fall registration will be 6pm Tuesday, Aug. 28th in the cafeteria at Central Elementary. For info. contact Georgia Horn at (615)690-7059 or (615)260-2429 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lafayette Mason apprenticeships
Lafayette Masonic Lodge #543 will have two entered apprentices degrees on Saturday 08/25/12 beginning at 7 PM. These degrees will be held at Red Boiling Springs Lodge. All masons are invited to attend.
Veterans Day Parade/Celebration Planning Meeting
A 2012 Veterans Day Parade/Celebration planning meeting will be 12 Noon, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at the VFW post on Main Street. We would like to have anyone interested to attend. We hope to again have a great parade. See you there.
The Macon County Board of Education will meet in work session on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 at 7PM in the Central Office.
Diabetes Support Group
Macon County General Hospital will be having the Diabetes Support Group meeting on Monday, August 27th at 6pm at Macon County General Hospital Rehab Department. For more information call 666-2147.
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Senior Center Dance
Macon County Senior Center will host a dance Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 7-10PM. Featuring Bobby Luck, Billy Canter, Morris Bobbett. Finger foods, pot luck admission will be $5.00. Everyone welcome.
Youth Beauty Contest
August 25th at the Trousdale County Youth and Community Fair. Open to girls ages 0-11 and boys 0-4. Each participant receives a trophy. Registration begins 11:00 am with pageant starting at 12:00pm. $25 entry fee plus additional categories available. For information Contact Judy Woodard, 374-2295 or Jennifer Claridy, 374-0159.
Auction for the Arts
Saturday, August 25 in the Sally Wells Building at the Macon County Fairgrounds. Preview from 5:00-6:00 and dinner at 6:00 pm. Featuring entertainment by “Kinship” and dinner by Linda’s Catering. Dinner—$10. RSVP to Kathy Eden—666-7644, Nancy Doss—644-5179, or Lucky Collins—666-0646.
Dixon Springs Icecream Social
Annual icecream social to be held Sunday, August 26th, from 2 PM to 4 PM at the Dixon Springs community’s old bank building. The event is free and all you can eat.
Red Boiling Springs Labor Day Events
Saturday, September 1 will be a day of festivities in RBS. Annual Duck Day Festival begins in the Palace Park at 7 AM with the Duck Race at 2 PM. Hosted by the RBS Lions Club. Food, games, crafts, prizes, and a dunking booth. Adopt a duck for $5.00 at Macon Bank in RBS or from any Lions Club Member, with prizes awarded for race, as well as drawings.
Labor Day celebration with fireworks will begin at dark at Palace Care and Rehab, with live music by Shattered Silence. Also hosted by RBS Fire Dept. and Vision 2020.
RBS Women’s Show
Saturday, September 8 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Donoho Entertainment Center in Red Boiling Springs. Free Admission, shopping, food, and door prizes. Contact Brandy Hewitt for more information: email@example.com or 934-7716.
Ferrell Meador Apple Festival
The 7th Annual Ferrell Meador Apple Festival will take place at The White House Assisted Living on Sept. 15th from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 2:00 p.m. If anyone would like more information about the festival or would like to set up a booth, or demonstrate a craft, contact Beverly Walker at The White House Assisted Living, 666-5566, 666-6363 or 888-6588.