The Macon County Education Foundation, Inc. (MCEF) awarded $14,000.00 to fund 13 projects in Macon County schools and daycares. The awards were presented to recipients at a reception on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at the Macon County Welcome Center. Including this year's awards, MCEF has awarded more than $136,000.00 in Mini-Grants since the program began in 1997.The fall 2013 mini-grant cycle funded the following projects in Macon County schools and daycares: Homework Hotline in Macon CountyC.C.C. Cooperation, Collaboration, and Connections through TechnologyTechnology for the CoreCentered on MathMath in Everyday PlayGrowing Minds through ScienceCommon Core Who? What:? When? Where? Why? A Plan for Conquering the Common Core Standards
The City of Lafayette Council meeting was held on December 3 at City Hall. Among other business, the council voted that city employees be allowed to donate sick leave to city employee Annette Looper, who recently lost her son. This vote was passed unanimously, and the Mayor spoke on behalf of the council, offering “prayers and condolences” to the Looper family.The following business was also conducted:
Barbara Myers a 22 year resident of Cookeville, and former TRW manager and quality control engineer, has recently been appointed Program Coordinator by the Tennessee Health Care Campaign for the Upper Cumberland .
The Tennessee School For the Blind chorus presented a concert of Christmas music a Macon County Jr. High School on Tuesday, December 3. The Lions Club helps to sponsor many of the school’s programs. The concert was hosted by the Lions Club as a “thank you” to the community for their ongoing support of sight and hearing impaired persons in Tennessee.
MACON COUNTY“COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE”MEETING MINUTESMONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013 6:00 P.M.Present: Chris Wix, Kenneth Witte, Jeff Hughes, Phillip Snow, Jerry Ray, Scott Gammons, Larry Tucker, Michelle Phillips, Bryan Carter, Tony Boles, Ronnie McDuffee, Helen Hesson, Benton Bartley, Rosetta Driver, Ron Morey, Wendell Jones, Anthony Bullington and Dewayne Whittemore. Absent: Todd Doss and Cathy WhiteMotion #1 by Ray, 2nd by Witte to...
The engagement and forthcoming marriage of Madaline Lane Harris of Rives, Tennessee and Christopher Thomas Knight of Westmoreland, Tennessee are being announced today.The bride-elect is the daughter of Rickie and Tammy Harris of Rives. She is the granddaughter of the late B.W. and Elsie Harris of Union City, TN and the late Jean White and the late James Leonard White both of Dyersburg, TN.She graduated from Union City High School in 2008. She attended the University of T...
Vision 2020 is pleased to announce the 2013 Red Boiling Springs Community “Deck the Walls, Y’all” contest. Start now to make the streets of our community sparkle.Prize: $75 Cash Award from MB&T and Citizens Bank for first place winnerWho is Eligible? All homes within a 5 mile radius of the Red Boiling Springs city limits.Criteria: Displays are judged according to: Originality, Arrangement and Over-all Presentation.Dates: Entries mu...
The Red Boiling Springs Christmas Parade has been scheduled for Saturday, December 7, at 6 pm. The lineup, as recently announced, is as follows:1- Terry Tuck, Chief of Police & Willie Brown, Mayor2- Tom Fultz, Vice Mayor3- Mark Gammons, Sheriff4- Shelvy Linville, Co. Mayor5- Lafayette Fire Department6- Grand Marshal7- RBS Utility8- RBS Utility10-Willete Fire Department13-Connie Blackw...
Barbara Myers a 22 year resident of Cookeville, and...
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