Community Calendar


Gregory to Preach

Shane Gregory will preach at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m.

Shoulders to Preach

Bro. Shawn Shoulders will preach at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m.

Hire to Preach

Bro. Steve Hire will preach at Enon Missionaty Baptist Chruch on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m.

Dickens to Preach

Brother Derrick Dickens will preach at Haysville Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m.

Austin to Preach

Bro. Tim Austin will preach at Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. at 11 a.m.

Mungle to Preach

Bro. Troy Mungle will preach at Sycamore Valley Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m.

Tucker to Preach

Bro. Justin Tucker will preach at Meadorville Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday at 11 a.m.

Harris to Preach

Bro. Coty Harris will preach at the Days Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m.

Reyes to Preach

Bro. Felipe Reyes will preach at Days Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 29th at 11 a.m.

Swaffer to Preach

Randy Swaffer will preach at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 1440 Lafayette Road, near the Holland community in Allen Co., KY, on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m.

Become a Better You

Bethel Family Worship Center is offering a Support Class on how to “Become A Better You”, based on Biblical Principles for anyone who is struggling to overcome addictions from drugs, alcohol, nicotine, sexual, food depression, anger and fear. Any problem you are trying to overcome will be addressed. This class if offered free of charge, to any person age 18 and older. No one under the age of 18 will be allowed to attend this class due to nature of content of subject matter being discussed. No childcare will be offered. Please do not bring any children to this class. Class will consist of 1(one) hour of teaching and 1 (one) hour of discussion. This class will meet each Tuesday beginning February 7, 2017 from 6-8pm.

Bible Study

Bible Study will be held every Wednesday night at 6:30 PM at the Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church.

Bible Study

Oakdale General Baptist Church has started a bible study on Sunday nights at 6 p.m.


CPR Classes

Macon County General Hospital will be offering CPR Classes. If you are interested in a class contact 615-666-2147 ext. 338.

Weight Watchers Meeting

Macon County General Hospital will be having an informational weight watchers meeting on January 25th at 11:00 am in the conference room of MCGH. The new series begins on February 1st for more information contact 615-666-2147.

Meeting Notice

The Macon County “Loss Control” Committee will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 9:00 a.m. in the Courtroom in the Courthouse in Lafayette, TN.

Meeting Notice

The Class of 1967 Class Reunion will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at Citizens Bank Main Branch in the community room located at the back of the bank. All classmates are welcome.

Meeting Notice

Akersville Cemetery Annual Meeting will be held on January, 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Akersville Missionary Baptist Church basement.

Meeting Notice

The Macon County Joint Economic & Community Development/ Industrial Board will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the Courtroom of the Courthouse in Lafayette, TN at 10:30 a.m.

Meeting Notice

The Macon County Board of Library Trustees will meet Thursday, February 16th, at 1:00 p.m. in the Geraldine Hire Community Room at the Macon County Public Library located at 311 Church Street in Lafayette, Tennessee.

Commodity Distribution

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Macon County, Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the UCHRA County Office located at 607 Highway 52 By-Pass in Lafayette. Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office.

Free GED/HiSet Classes

Start the new year off on the right track by….Earning your High School Equivalency Diploma FREE!! Macon County Adult Education day and evening classes are available, contact or 615-666-2125 Ext. 121 for more details.

Story Time

The Macon County Public Library System has Story Time every Tuesday at the Lafayette branch at 10AM and at the RBS branch at 3PM.

Winter Book Sale

The Macon County Public Library is having a winter book sale in the Geraldine Hire Community Room located on 311 Church Street, in Lafayette, Tennessee. The sale is open to the public during our business hours, which are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 am – 5:45 pm; Thursday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm; Saturday 8:00 am – 1:45 pm. (Sale will close 30 minutes before closing time.) Prices: Magazines $0.05; Paperback (Mass Market) $0.10; Hardcover/ Softcover Books $0.25; Audiobooks/Music CD’s $0.50; Movies $1.00. All proceeds will go to the Macon County Public Library System. Donations are welcomed.

Inclement weather closing

The Macon County Public Library System may close due to inclement weather during the winter months. Please tune in to WLCT 102.1 FM, Facebook, Twitter, or call the libraries for closing information in the event of inclement weather. (The library system includes both Macon County Public Library and the Red Boiling Springs Branch Library.)

Commodity Notice

Recertification date starts January 3rd. First distribution is January 25th. If you think you or someone you know qualifies for this program, please contact the UCHRA office in your county for more information. The UCHRA County telephone: Macon County 615-666-3377.

MCSL Spring Sign ups

Sign ups will be at Video Corner and All About Sports Jan. 1-31. Sign ups will be held Jan. 14, 21, & 28 at Central Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Applications and and fees can be mailed by Jan. 31 to MCSL, P.O. Box 775, Lafayette, TN. Applications can be downloaded at Soccer fields are located at 86 Russell Dr., Lafayette, next to the National Guard Armory. For more info. contact [email protected]


Community Dance

Dance at Mt Hermon Community Center Saturday 28th featuring Dezzy & the Coolsticks. Doors open at 6:00pm, dance starts at 7:00pm. For info., call 270-427-8400/427-0419. Concessions available.

Knitting Class

Basic Knitting with Betty Tromp this Saturday, January 28th, 10:30 am @ the Step Back in Time Shop/Vision 2020 Inc Office (252 Main Street, RBS). During this a basic knitting class one will create a dish cloth. Participants must bring #6 or #8 knitting needle and a small skein of cotton yarn. Cost of the class is $5. Please call the shop 615-699-1919 to reserve your spot! For more information about Vision 2020 Inc, please, visit:

Stepping On

Join this free 6-week workshop where you’ll learn exercises and strategies to help prevent you from falling. Classes will start Wednesday, Feb. 1st – March 8, 2017 and will be taught at the Macon County Senior Citizen Center from 1:00 – 3:00 PM. Participants don’t have to be a member of the Senior Center. Classes will be taught by Lynne Knight-UT Extension Agent and Brenda Filson-Senior Center Director. Call 615-666-3341 or 615-666-3780 to receive more information and to register.
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