Benefit planned for Emma Fleming

A benefit for Emma Fleming will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Westside Elementary School. Emma is the 5 year old daught...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Macon Arts Council to host Fisk Jubilee Singers

Macon Arts Council to host Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Macon County Arts Council is sponsoring a concert by the Fisk Jubilee Singers on Saturday, Feb. 25.The concert, which is free to the public, will ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


FHU names Macon County student to Dean’s List

Freed Hardeman University has released the names of students who made the President’s List and the Dean’s List for Fall 2016. Zoie Birdwel...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Arrest made in double homicide

Arrest made in double homicide

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of an Antioch man for his role in a shooting ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Escaped inmate caught in Westmoreland

Escaped inmate caught in Westmoreland

An inmate who walked off a work detail last week was apprehended a little more than a day later after a long search.On Tuesday, February 7 at approxim...

February 16th, 2017 |  


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 |