Down Memory Lane


Compiled By Kayla Fleming



January 1991

26 Years Ago

– Westside student Danny Meador won a pair of speed skates at Happy Wheels Skate Center after using a birthday certificate he was given by the school.

– The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency holds a Legislative Luncheon to discuss concerns about upcoming issues in the State House and Senate with state legislators. Macon County UCHRA coordinator Polly Donoho attends.

– Macon Bank and Trust employees Mary Alice Morgan, Robert White, and Sammie Peterson are honored for their service to the bank.

– Barbara Witcher and Sonja Sorrells take over management of the Tiger Mart on Scottsville Road.

– The Macon County 4-H club initiates 15 new members.

– The Macon County School Board receives a $39,940 energy grant. The money was used to cover windows with insulation at Central Middle, Macon County High, Red Boiling Springs School, Westside Elementary, and Fairlane Elementary, as well as install energy efficient lighting and insulation in the Central Elementary School Fieldhouse.

– The Macon County Girl Scouts toured Rock Castle in Hendersonville where they learned about pioneer life.

– Macon County resident Mark Howard receives an award from country singer Clint Black, honoring him for his work lighting Black’s tour.

January 2006

11 Years Ago

– ABC’s The Bachelor announces their latest bachelor, Travis Stork, who spent the summer working at the Macon County General Hospital Emergency Room.

– The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency delivers over $1,457,262 in services to Macon County residents.

– The Macon Trousdale Farmer’s Cooperative wins the prestigious Pinnacle Award.

– Subway begins the process of moving into Walmart.

– Lafayette’s own “Frosty” is built on Hilco Drive, standing over six feet tall.

– The Willette Church of Christ competes in a Bible Bowl, winning both the Senior and Junior team competitions.

– Macon County receives a $11,603 FEMA grant to provide food and shelter to the county’s homeless.

– Macon County receives around two inches of snow early in the new year.

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Compiled By Kayla Fleming

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