Macon County Times- RSS Feed http://maconcountytimes.com/ http://maconcountytimes.com/ Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:27:48 EST 1800 Handwriting may be lost art and science http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151419445/Handwriting-may-be-lost-art-and-science The trend towards high stakes testing and ever-increasing technology in the classrooms has caused a slow death of something many of us take for granted: handwriting. Handwriting is one of the few ways we can uniquely express ourselves. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:26:43 EST MCJH Basketball brings double wins http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball-sports/151199349/MCJH-Basketball-brings-double-wins Macon County Junior High played against Clay County Monday night, January 12 with the Tigers scoring double victories.Girls Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:31:43 EST School Board Appreciation Week set for Jan. 25-31, 2015 http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151446932/School-Board-Appreciation-Week-set-for-Jan.-25-31-2015 Governor Haslam has declared Jan. 25-31, 2015 as School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. This week helps build awareness and understanding of the vital functions our locally elected boards of education play in our community, Macon County is... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:01:41 EST Student 4-H Reports http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news_agricultural-news_education/151199321/Student-4-H-Reports Mrs. Deering's Class Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:31:42 EST Car sideswiped on Scottsville Road http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news/151422506/Car-sideswiped-on-Scottsville-Road A near miss head-on collision occurred Monday evening, Jan. 19 on Scottsville Road near Bratton Avenue. According to the report made by Lafayette Police Officer Jacob Jordan, David Hauskins, 21, was driving a 2002 Ford Taurus north on Scottsville Road... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:11:41 EST FSA election results http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_agricultural/151329402/FSA-election-results The Macon/Trousdale County Farm Service Agency counted the ballots received to elect members to the county committee. Congratulations to Channing Swindle for being elected to the county committee representing LAA 3. Elected county committee members... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:26:43 EST UCDD’s grant assistance result in awarded funds http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-news/151329118/UCDDs-grant-assistance-result-in-awarded-funds The Upper Cumberland Development District is proud to have assisted five counties in the Upper Cumberland in receiving grants from the Tennessee Department of Environment Conversation. The Used Motor Oil Collection Grants were awarded to Jackson,... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:16:42 EST Cumberland Rim Conference winners http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball-sports/151378786/Cumberland-Rim-Conference-winners In the Girls Bracket, Macon County Junior High Tigerettes won First Place in the 2015 Cumberland Rim Conference. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:26:41 EST Macon County wins both Girls and Boys CRC Tournament http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball/151374960/Macon-County-wins-both-Girls-and-Boys-CRC-Tournament The 2015 Cumberland Rim Conference held its final tournaments Saturday, January 17. Macon County placed first in both the Girls and Boys Bracket.Tigerettes vs. Lady Bulldogs Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:06:42 EST Tri County honors retirees http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-community-news-news/151375596/Tri-County-honors-retirees Recent retiree, Dwanna Turner, left, was honored by Executive Vice President and General Manager, Paul Thompson at Tri-County Electric's Annual Christmas Breakfast on December 9, 2014 in Lafayette, Tennessee. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:26:44 EST Blue Devils down RBSHS http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball-sports/151374954/Blue-Devils-down-RBSHS The Red Boiling Springs High School basketball teams hosted the Jackson County Blue Devils on Saturday, Jan. 17, playing their last home game of the season.GIRLS Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:01:42 EST Scenes from MCJH vs. JSMS game http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball-sports/151374814/Scenes-from-MCJH-vs.-JSMS-game Cameron Welch, 23, dribbles down the court while teammate Kade Allen keeps his eye on the ball while playing against JSMS (Trousdale County).Trent Cook jumps high for a shot in the CRC game against Trousdale County. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:56:42 EST RBSJH vs. Clay Co. http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball-sports/151374753/RBSJH-vs.-Clay-Co. The boys of Celina Jr. High (Clay Co.) played against the Red Boiling Springs Jr. High boys in the CRC tournament on Jan. 15. The Jr. High Bulldogs won the game, 44 to 27. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:56:41 EST (No heading) http://maconcountytimes.com/news//151374668/ The second round of games in the Cumberland Rim Conference (CRC) basketball tournament were hosted by Macon County Junior High on Thursday, Jan. 15. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:51:43 EST Jr Pro basketball news http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball-sports/151371906/Jr-Pro-basketball-news We began our 1st week of basketball action this past Saturday and I will have the stats for those games in next week's paper. We will be having our league's pictures made for all the teams this coming up Saturday, January 24. All of these... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:56:41 EST Chess Club meets http://maconcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education/151393337/Chess-Club-meets Macon County Junior High's Chess Club met last week for the second time this year. As part of their extra-curricular clubs, such as the Art Club, and Math Club, the Chess Club is another alternative for students to learn. Dalton Wix, Christian... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:31:42 EST Golden Oaks Village News http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements/151391776/Golden-Oaks-Village-News Hello everybody from Golden Oaks. How is everyone out in the land of beauty? Most residents are doing some better. Things here are just great. The weather is warming up some. That helps residents to get up and out so to get things done. It's... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:06:42 EST RBS Jr High teams win first round of CRC http://maconcountytimes.com/news/basketball-sports/151374479/RBS-Jr-High-teams-win-first-round-of-CRC The Red Boiling Springs Jr. High Lady Bulldogs kicked off the 2015 Cumberland Rim Conference Tournament on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 taking on the Jackson County Lady Blue Devils. The tournament took place at the Macon County Jr. High... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:01:44 EST Community Calendar http://maconcountytimes.com/news/announcements-community_news-news/151202335/Community-Calendar CHURCHDavis to PreachAdam Davis will preach at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday January 25 at 6PM. Everyone... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:01:43 EST Local entrepreneur designs vintage memories http://maconcountytimes.com/news/community-news-news/151391107/Local-entrepreneur-designs-vintage-memories Have you ever imagined a hobby you did as a child would later grow into a world-wide business? It certainly did for local Lafayette resident Nancy Baraw. This entrepreneur has taken her love of sewing and created “fancibags”,... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:01:41 EST