• The Kentucky Headhunters music group was scheduled to appear at Deerwood Amphitheater.
• Elise Archer of the Lafayette Homemakers Club placed second in the District IV Extension Homemaker’s Dairy Recipe contest.
• The Macon County Cattlemen’s Association was formed at an organizational meeting. Members included Steve Walker, Jimmy Glover, Wayne Shoulders, Gordon Gregory, Bobby Watson, Jerry Ray, Lindberg Dennis, Clyde Coley and John Hardin.
• The steeple on the Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church on College Street was being repaired.
25 years ago
• A 100-seat Druthers Restaurant was announced to be opening in three or four months at the corner of Scottsville Road and Birch Street.
• Dr. Tim Bastin and Dr. Stanley Chunn announced they would be seeing patients for the first time in Macon County starting this month.
• Ricky Spivey and Nicky Rittenberry of Macon County were pictured attending Coach Clem Haskins Hilltopper Basketball Camp at Western Kentucky University.
• Lafayette Little League All-Stars 9-10 included Michael Gammon, Jason Cothron, Clint Carter, Thomas Vester, Ron Alan Powell, Michael Swindle, Chris Crowder, Derrick Shrum, Brent Tuttle, Aaron Rowland, Chad Ramsey, Jason Brawner, Randy Davis and Scotty Clariday.
37 years ago
• Gibson’s Discount Center was scheduled to open a 24,500 square foot store on Scottsville Road and operated by store manager David Vester.
• Tooley-Carver Insurance Agency announced the hiring of Evelyn Porter, wife of Jack Porter, as a real estate agent at the company.
• The 1973 Macon County High School football team’s guards were featured including: Tony Evetts, Keith Regan, Dale, Stinson, Gerald Carter, David Green, Randy Keene and Danny Holland.
• Tooter’s Cee Bee Food Store was advertising beef short ribs for 59 cents a pound and boneless hotel steaks for $2.09 a pound.
73 years ago
• Good services and increasing interest was reported from the annual revival at Lafayette Methodist Church, with the church’s pastor, Rev. A.J. Bunn, in charge.
• Wash Fatterson and E.P. Meador announced their candidacies for County Judge.
• Miss Vada Scott married Walter Austin. The wedding was held near the Frog Pond community with Elder Grover West officiating.
• Joe West announced his candidacy for Circuit Court Clerk.
• The Macon County Board of Education was seeking bids through July 21 for the construction of two additional rooms at Red Boiling Springs School.
• Nolan White, who had charge of the Lafayette Dry Good Company for several months, had secured a position as a traveling salesman with a Louisville wholesale house. White was still to make his home in Lafayette. Meanwhile, Delmer Jent and his wife, from Hartsville, were to be in charge of the Lafayette Dry Good Company. They were to be assisted by Miss Gustine Bradley.
• Locust Hill Farm had two good Polled Shorthorns bulls for sale.
• J.L. White announced his candidacy for County Board Member Districts 1, 5 and 9.
• Henry Jenkins announced his candidacy for Sheriff.