Church

Reid to Preach

Brother Kyle Reid will be preaching at the Days Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, March 19th at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Thompson to Preach

Bro. Jimmy Thompson will be preaching at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 19 at Maple Grove #2 Missionary Baptist Church.

Revival

There will be a revival held at Rock House Missionary Baptist Mission on 8622 Cedar Grove Rd., Cross Plains, TN, March 31st through April 2nd. Fri. – Sat. 7 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. by Bro. Jason Reeves and Bro. Troy Swindle.

Wilson to Preach

Bro. Rick Wilson will preach at the Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, March 19th at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

Dickens to Preach

Brother Derrick Dickens will be preaching Sunday, March 19th, at Sycamore Valley Missionary Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome.

Towns to Preach

Bro. Tim Towns will be preaching at Enon MBC on March 19th at 6 p.m. Everyone welcome.

Revival

Willard Missionary Baptist Church will hold a revival beginning March 19th at 7 p.m. with Brother Chris Crowder and Brother Jeff Blackwell.

Gospel Meeting

The Lafayette Church of Christ will host a gospel meeting on March 19th through March 22nd. Guest speaker will be Doyle Farris from the Hartsville Pike Church of Christ. Services on March 19th begin with Sunday school at 9:00 a.m., worship at 9:55 a.m., and evening worship at 6:00 pm. Monday through Wednesday worship begins at 7:00 pm. Everyone is invited to attend.

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. 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 Tues. beginning Feb. 7, 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.

Bible Study

Lafayette Missionary Baptist has Bible study every Wednesday night at 6:30 PM. Everyone is invited.

Notices

Macon County Fair Board to meet

The Macon County Fair Board will meet on Thursday, March 16th, at 6 p.m. in the Bill Speck Building.

PreK/Kindergarten registration held

PreK/Kindergarten registration for the 17-18 school year will be held Friday, April 28th from 8-3 at Fairlane, Westside and RBS Elem. Students starting kindergarten in the fall must turn 5 by Aug. 15th, 2017.

Dulcimer Players wanted

Calling out for mountain dulcimer players. We are attempting to have the mountain dulcimer added to the Hillbilly Days competition and possibly to start a local club. If interested, call 615-388-5243.

Scholarship applications available

Local scholarship applications are now available for Macon County High School seniors. Some of these scholarships may also be offered to local high school graduates. A complete listing of local scholarship applications is available for download at www.maconcountyhs.com. Please continue to check the website for updates. All scholarship applications are due March 15 in the MCHS School Counseling Center unless otherwise noted.

Planning commission to meet

The Macon County Planning commission will meet on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the UCHRA building located at 607 Hwy. 52 Bypass East in Suite E in Lafayette, TN. The public is invited to attend.

Open meetings of MCECD

Open public meetings of the Macon County Emergency Communications District will be held at the Macon County 911/Emergency Operations Center, located at 898 Hwy 52 By Pass E, Lafayette, TN beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Craft Night

The Macon County Public Library System host “Craft Night” every Thursday, at 3:30 p.m till 6:30 pm.

L.B.J.&C. Headstart

L.B.J.&C. Headstart is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3-5 years of age from low income families in a full day program. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities.

Help for drug abuse

Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or Prescription-abuse.org

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 3 PM.

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.

Strawberry Plant Sale

The Macon County Extension Office will be taking orders for strawberry plants through March. Call the office at 615-666-3341 to place your order.

MC Democratic Party to meet

The regular Meeting of the Macon County Democratic Party will be Thursday, March 16th at 6 p.m. at La Tia’s. Please plan to attend this meeting as preparation for officers election is now scheduled for April. Please contact David Harper with any questions at [email protected]

Community events

Arts in Poetry reception

The Macon County Arts Council will host the second annual Arts in Poetry and Prose reception for poets and photographers Sunday, March 19, from 1-3 p.m. at the Macon County Welcome Center, 685 HWY 52 West, Lafayette, TN. Please plan to be there to help honor these artists.

Mt. Hermon Dance

There will be a dance at Mt. Hermon Community Center on Friday, March 17th, featuring Blue Diamond. Doors open at 6 p.m., dance starts at 7 p.m. For more information call 270-427-8400/427-0419. Concessions available.

Softball Tournament

There will be a co-ed tournament on Saturday, April 29th, at the RBS High school softball field. Minimum of 3 girls on each team. $10 a person, double elimination. At least 10 players on a team, more if you want them. Deadline to enter teams will be March 31st. Contact Julie Patterson at 615-388-2898 for more information.

TCAT to host Golf Tournament

TCAT will be hosting the 14th annual Golf Scramble on Friday, May 26, 2017, at the Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet. Contact Kevin Harrison for more information at 615-374-2147.

MCBB Annual Craft Fair

The Macon County Band Boosters will be having their 3rd annual Craft Fair on April 29th between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information on reserving your spot, call 615-388-3281.

VFW Turkey Shoot

VFW Post 7135 will be having a turkey shoot at 9 a.m. on March 18th on Hwy 52, beside Sunshine Market, weather permitting. Guns and shells are provided or bring your own. You do not have to be a member to attend. Everyone welcome to come and support your local VFW 7135.

Chili/Soup Supper and Bingo

The East Allen VFD, located on KY Hwy. 99 between Amos and Holland, will host a Chili/Soup Supper & Bingo night on Sat., March 18th beginning at 5:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. No cash prizes.

Chili Supper

The Loving Lodge 323 F. & A.M. in Fountain Run, KY will host a Chili supper on Sat., March 18th fro 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. $4 per plate, preschoolers eat free. Call 270-434-3456 for more information.

Right to Life holds contest

The Macon County Chapter of TN Right To Life will hold its annual Pro-Life High School Oratory Contest on Monday, April 3, 2017. Location will be the Macon County Welcome Center at 685 Hwy 52 Bypass W, Lafayette, TN. Cash prizes will be given for first, second and third place speeches. Contestants must be high school age and give a 5 – 7 minute pro-life speech chosen from these topics: abortion, infanticide, euthanasia or stem cell research. For more information please call Marcia Briggie at 615.655.4564 or go to www.tnrtl.org.

Annie performance at MCHS

MCHS Theater Department presents the musical “Annie”. Show times: March 16,17,18 & 20 @ 7:00 and Sunday, March 19 @ 3:00. Reserved seats $10. Advance ticket sales are available Thursday, March 9 at MCHS from 4:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 11 at Citizens Bank (main branch) from 8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Lioness Variety Show

The Lafayette Lioness Club will host their 21st annual variety show at MCJH auditorium on Sat., March 18th at 6 p.m. Concessions available, tickets are $7 at Citizens Bank main office.

Mother/Son Super Hero Fun Night

There will be a Mother/Son Super Hero Fun Night at Lafayette Elementary on Friday, March 17th from 6 – 8 p.m. Tickets are $20, and $5 per additional son. For more information call 931-260-7719.

St. Patricks Day Dinner

The Holy Family Knights of Columbus will be holding an early St. Patricks Day dinner on Thursday, March 16th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lafayette Welcome Center. Menu is corned beef and cabbage, cost is $8 per plate. Dine in or take out.

CPR classes

Macon County General Hospital will be conducting CPR & First Aid classes. For more information call 615-688-7907.

Diabetes Support Group meets

Macon County General Hospital Diabetes Support Group will meet on Monday, March 27 at 6 p.m. at the MCGH Conference room. For more information contact 615-688-7907.

Step Back in Time Shop to hold classes

Friday, March 17th – 615 ROCKS! – 4pm at the Step Back in Time Shop in Red Boiling Springs. We all know that Red Boiling Springs and 615 Rocks! We have decided to join the fun. Starting at 4:00pm in the shop, we will have rocks and paint for you to design your 615 rock. When you hide your rock be sure and take a picture and tag #StepBackinTimeShop.

Thursday, March 23rd – Guided Meditation Class – 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Step Back in Time Shop in Red Boiling Springs. Join our class to learn how to release stress and find quiet time for yourself. Laura Merlo is facilitating. Class is a $5 donation. Wear comfortable clothing. Please arrive by 6:15pm to sign in and get settled. Door will be locked at 6:30pm. No small children allowed. Call 615-699-1919 for more information.

Friday, March 24th – Houses for the Birds – 5:30pm to 9:00pm at the Step Back in Time Shop in Red Boiling Springs. We will be decorating homes for our feathered friends. Birdhouse and all decorating materials will be supplied. Call the Shop to reserve your birdhouse at 615-699-1919. Come any time after 5:30pm to work on your birdhouse.

Saturday, March 25th – Painting with Delanie – 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Step Back in Time Shop in Red Boiling Springs. Delanie Trent, owner of Barnwood and Bling Boutique is the instructor. Choose from available holiday designs posted on the Shop Facebook page. Class fee is $15. Call 615-599-1919 to reserve your spot and tell us what design you wish to create.

Saturday, March 25th – Red Pump Café – 6:00pm to 9:00pm in the dining room of the Armour’s Hotel in Red Boiling Springs. Join the Kinship Trio and guests for an evening of music, poetry, drama, jokes and stories. Supper is served by the staff of the hotel beginning at 6:00pm. Cost for the meal is $10/plate. Call 615-699-2180 to reserve a table for you and your supper guests. Show begins at 7:00pm.

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