NEWS


Two killed in shooting

Two people were killed in a deadly shooting on Saturday in Macon County and the investigation is still ongoing by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigatio...

February 16th, 2017 |  


4-H Sub-Regional Public Speaking contest

4-H Sub-Regional Public Speaking contest

The Sub-Regional 4-H Public Speaking contest was held in Smithville on January 26th. The top two county winners for grades 4th-8th were invited to par...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Students compete in the State Market Hog Show

Students compete in the State Market Hog Show

Macon County had 12 4-H members exhibit 25 market hogs at the State Junior Market Hog Show held January 17-18 in Murfreesboro. There were 546 hogs exh...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Veteran information requested

The Macon County Historical Society is requesting information about Macon County residents who have served in the military services of our Nation. Hav...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Lafayette council holds meeting

By Logan HornFor the MCTThe Lafayette City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, February 7. Councilman Jerry Wix gave the invocation and Mayor R...

February 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


MCJH girls win TNT championship

MCJH girls win TNT championship

The MCJH Girls’ Basketball Team began the TNT tournament on February 4 with a tough win against Lebanon’s Winfree Bryant Basketball Team. ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Macon County continues to win

Macon County continues to win

The Macon County High School Tiger basketball team picked up another district win on Tuesday, January 31 when they defeated Central Magnet with a scor...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Macon Co. claims two more wins

Macon Co. claims two more wins

Tuesday, January 24, was an exciting night for Tiger basketball fans after the nail biting game between the Wildcats of Livingston Academy and the Tig...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Jr. Pro Basketball League News

Jr. Pro Basketball League News

Our 1st week of basketball action was Saturday January 21 and we had some exciting games of basketball action. Our 1st game was a 6-8 boys’ game...

February 1st, 2017 |  


RBS holds Football Banquet

RBS holds Football Banquet

The Red Boiling Springs High School held their annual Football Banquet on Saturday, January 28th.The Red Boiling Springs Quarterback Club presented th...

February 1st, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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VFW holds Bingo night
MCHS recognizes FBLA Region 5 Competitive Event winners

MCHS recognizes FBLA Region 5 Competitive Event winners

Members of the MCHS FBLA attended the Region 5 conference held at Middle Tennessee State University on Thursday, January the 26th. Students participat...

February 8th, 2017 |  


MCHS competes in Combat Kitchen

MCHS competes in Combat Kitchen

The Nutrition Across the Lifespan class at Macon County High School teamed up with the National Guard to host the first ever Combat Kitchen last week....

February 8th, 2017 |  


Rembering the tornado of 2008

Rembering the tornado of 2008

February 5th, 2008 began like any other day, with the exception of the unseasonably warm temperatures. It was “Super Tuesday” and the thou...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Owens receives scholarship

Owens receives scholarship

The Allen County League of Artist and Crafters is pleased to announce a $250 cash scholarship in memory of Nancy Pedigo. This scholarship is open to a...

February 8th, 2017 |  


County wide 6th Grade Essay Contest winner

County wide 6th Grade Essay Contest winner

Prompt: Write an essay in which you try to persuade your family to live either in the city or on a farm. Give at least three reasons to support your c...

February 1st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Face Metal
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House Dogs
A Skunk, a Red-tailed Hawk and 2 ‘Possums

A Skunk, a Red-tailed Hawk and 2 ‘Possums

My son, J. Brim, and his family moved to the Providence Community in Trousdale County a couple of years back. Their little piece of heaven includes a ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Second graders at Central Elementar: “Do you like cold weather or hot weather better? Why?” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFile...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Looking Forward

Looking Forward

Business speaker Jim Rohn has said “of the two great eternities that exert a pull on your life – one is called the past, the other is call...

January 25th, 2017 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

First graders at Fairlane Elementary: “What is your most favorite thing and why?” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


The Macon County Times asks…

The Macon County Times asks…

Second graders at Central Elementary: “What is your favorite thing about the new year?” .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBloc...

January 11th, 2017 |  


January 9, 1922

January 9, 1922

January 9, 1922 is the birthday of my late father, Frank Thomas McCall, Sr. A veteran of World War II, he served with the Army Air Corp in the Europea...

January 11th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA