Macon County Times- RSS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/ http://maconcountytimes.com/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:11:27 EST 1800 Arrest made after MCSD recovered over 20 stolen items http://maconcountytimes.com/news/home_top-news/150242235/Arrest-made-after-MCSD-recovered-over-20-stolen-items A man was arrested in Macon County after sheriff's deputies discovered five truckloads of stolen items. Ewing David McMurtry, 39, of 897 Wilmore Hollow Rd, Lafayette, was arrested on 10/16 by Det. Ron Smith and charged with three counts of theft... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:04:10 EST Martial arts has re-grand opening http://maconcountytimes.com/news/business-news/150237473/Martial-arts-has-re-grand-opening Compton's Martial Arts Academy has a new location, 116 Main Street in Lafayette. Saturday, October 17, 2014 was the Re-Grand Opening and festivities. Terra Compton and her students were all smiles as they cut the ribbon. The students had a... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:12 EST American Revoltionary solider Wakefield’s grave honored http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-news/150233412/American-Revoltionary-solider-Wakefields-grave-honored A dedication and unveiling of American Revolution solider Henry Wakefield, took place last Saturday on a cloudy windy afternoon atop a hill on Union Camp Road. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:31:16 EST Walk to fund diabetes research http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-news/150234731/Walk-to-fund-diabetes-research The first annual Diabetes Walk took place Saturday, October 18 in Key Park. The sun was shining and it was wonderful walking weather. Anna Wilson, whose love for her daughter Beth, was compelled to take on a major fund raising event for the American... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:31:09 EST Democratic party held fundraiser http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-news-politics/150235728/Democratic-party-held-fundraiser Democratic Party had a fundraiser October 18 with an auction and covered dish dinner at the Welcome Center. To see more pictures of this event, go to maconcountytimes.com. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:31:06 EST LES hosts fall festival http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/150236254/LES-hosts-fall-festival A crisp chill in the air lets you know fall is here, as well as the arrival of Fall Festivals. Lafayette Elementary School held their annual fall festival Friday, October 17. Among the many activities were a cake walk, bingo, bounce houses, rock wall... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:50:13 EST Lingering lead still a threat to kids http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-news/150235600/Lingering-lead-still-a-threat-to-kids Lead poisoning remains the most significant environmental threat to the health of America's children. More than half a million infants and children have blood lead levels exceeding 5 micrograms per deciliter, the reference level established by... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:25:10 EST BITZ “Safety Day” at Key Park http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-news/150226425/BITZ-Safety-Day-at-Key-Park On Saturday, October 25th, 2014 the Macon County High School FCCLA chapter is hosting a BITZ “Safety Day” at Key Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in honor of National Teen Driver Safety Week. Our goal is to spread awareness about the importance... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:01:24 EST Red ribbon week full of activities http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-news/150112781/Red-ribbon-week-full-of-activities Red Ribbon Week began as an effort to develop an attitude of intolerance to the use of drugs. It was created to honor the death of Enrique Camarena, an undercover drug enforcement officer who was brutally murdered while working on a drug trafficking... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:01:20 EST Macon Craft Fair gives hope http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-news/150225926/Macon-Craft-Fair-gives-hope LEBANON, TENN. - October 17, 2014 - Macon Bank & Trust invites you to a day of fun, food, and giving hope to our neighbors who are battling cancer! The 2nd Annual Craft Fair to benefit Sherry's Run will take place this Saturday, October 25... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:23:17 EST It’s time to get ready for the Lafayette Christmas Parade http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-news/150206376/Its-time-to-get-ready-for-the-Lafayette-Christmas-Parade Christmas time is here! Yes, believe it or not, it really is almost time for Christmas! The 2014 City of Lafayette—Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade will be held on Saturday, December 6th at 1pm. The Chamber Board of Directors has selected... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:31:06 EST Fairlane students help local teacher’s family http://maconcountytimes.com/news/local_features-news/150206212/Fairlane-students-help-local-teachers-family Fairlane Elementary students have been selling paper pumpkins and leaves “In Honor” and “In Memory” of someone with cancer to help raise money for Easton Goad's family, who was diagnosed with liver cancer several months... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:01:05 EST Joslyn Dawn Huddleston http://maconcountytimes.com/news/births/150192502/Joslyn-Dawn-Huddleston Tiffany Shrum and Shane Huddleston of Lafayette, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Joslyn Dawn Huddleston. Joslyn was born on October 10, 2014 at UMC in Lebanon weighing 6lbs 4.6 oz and 17 3/4 inches long. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:23:07 EST Paisley Grace Roark http://maconcountytimes.com/news/births/150192412/Paisley-Grace-Roark Nick and Paula Roark are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley Grace. Paisley was born on August 28, 2014, weighing 6lbs 14oz and was 21 inches long. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:16:11 EST Chamber says thanks http://maconcountytimes.com/news/opinion/150225065/Chamber-says-thanks Dear Editor: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:10 EST Who says girls can’t shoot http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-community_news/150193944/Who-says-girls-cant-shoot Eight-year-old Karly Ramsey took her first 3 pt deer while hunting with her dad, Eric, on the KY youth hunt October 12, 2014. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:21:09 EST Local Wakefield Revolutionary War connection to be honored http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community_news-history-local_features-news/50781215/Local-Wakefield-Revolutionary-War-connection-to-be-honored On Saturday, October 18, at 2:00 P. M., a local connection to the American Revolution will be marked. The Colonel Anthony Bledsoe Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will hold an Official Marking of the Grave of Henry Wakefield. The Colonel... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:00:16 EST Computer classes tour data center http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/150206330/Computer-classes-tour-data-center Students from Red Boiling Springs High School Computer Applications classes toured NCTC's data center in Lafayette on October 3, 2014. Employees of NCTC, Lena Darnell and Chris Carlyle, served as tour guides of the company's facility. The... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:03:09 EST RBS FBLA travels to Ohio http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/150206276/RBS-FBLA-travels-to-Ohio On September 27th twenty-one members of Red Boiling Springs Future Business Leaders of America attended their annual Pro Sports Career Day. The members traveled to the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio to watch the Cincinnati Reds take on... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:58:10 EST MCGH following CDC Guidelines for unlikely case of Ebola http://maconcountytimes.com/news/health-news/150209918/MCGH-following-CDC-Guidelines-for-unlikely-case-of-Ebola The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging hospitals to prepare for the unlikely event of having to treat a patient with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). MCGH is taking this recommendation seriously. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:31:37 EST