The Macon County Extension Office is selling strawberry plants. The varieties are All Star and Earliglow and the price is $15 per 100 plants. To place an order come by or call the Extension Office (666-3341).
MCGH Diabetes Educ. Program to offer CPR
MCGH Diabetes Education Program will offer an American Heart Association Friends and Family CPR Class on Saturday, February 25, from 9 a.m. till 12 noon. This is a free class for the community. It is not a certification class. For more information concerning CPR contact Janice York or Meshel Goodman at Macon County General Hospital 666-2147 ext 382.
Church of Christ to have Wild Game Supper
The Lafayette Church of Christ invites everyone to a free Wild Game supper Saturday, February 25, at 6 p.m.
Girls' Softball signups February 25
The Macon County Parks and Recreation will conduct sign-ups for the 2006 girls' softball league Saturday, February 25, at Central from 12 noon until 4 p.m. All girls who were 6 years old and younger than 17 on January 1, 2006 are eligible to play. A membership donation of $20 per player is requested at sign-up, and first time signees need to provide a copy of their birth certificate. You can also sign-up at Garmon's Sporting Goods during regular hours.
Parks and Recreation to hold Directors meeting
The Macon County Parks and Recreation Association will hold a meeting of their board of directors and prospective coaches for the 2006 season on Sunday, February 26, at 3 p.m. in room 118 at the Macon County Junior High. Those who wish to coach during the upcoming season are expected to attend.
Mike Miller to preach March 26
Brother Mike Miller will preach at Days Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church Sunday night, February 26, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
Stateline Quartet to sing Feb. 26
The Stateline Quartet will sing at the First Baptist Church, 205 East Main Street, Gallatin, Sunday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Jackson County 4th Sunday Singing
Jackson County will have a 4th Sunday Singing February 26, at 2 p.m. at North Springs Church of Christ. Everyone welcome.
Marvin Hendricks to preach Feb. 26
Brother Marvin Hendricks will preach at Willette Missionary Baptist Church Sunday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome.
Adult relative support group to meet Feb. 27
The adult relative support group will meet February 27, the 4th Monday of every month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. It will be at the Macon County Senior Center at 607 Hwy 52 Bypass.
Flowers from Eulia Cemetery needs to be removed before March 1
Anyone wanting flowers from the Eulia Cemetery needs to remove them before Marcy 1, so the cemetery can be cleaned.
Michael Welch to lead prayer March 1
Michael Welch, pastor of the Lafayette United Methodist Church will lead the prayer service for the troops and their families Wednesday, March 1, at 7 a.m. at The Eatin' Place (formerly SlowPokes).
Monroe County Medical Center to host education program
Monroe County Medical Center will host an educational program through the Kentucky TeleHealth Network. The program, titled Colorectal Cancer “A Preventable Disease”. This program will air on Thursday, March 2, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Hospital Conference Room. Please call Susan at 270-487-9231 ext. 1165 if you are interested in attending this program or if you have questions. There is no charges to attend this program.
Tri-County Vocational School Parent Teacher March 2
Tri-County Vocational School will have a parent-teachers conference Thursday, March 2, 3-6 p.m. Tri-County Board of Directors meeting will be Thursday, March 2, at 6 p.m.
American Legion Post #163 to meet March 2
The American Legion Post #163 will meet Thursday, March 2, with dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Crossville. Cost is $6 per person. For more information call Gerry Latham, Commander at 931-484-0954.
Foster Parents needed in Middle Tennessee
Foster Parents are needed in the Middle Tennessee area, compensation will be provided. Call Kim Gulden at 615-758-2005 ext. 53 or Rita Hayward at 615-758-2728.
Church services at Hope Missionary Baptist Church
Church services will be held on the first, third and fifth Sunday in each month at Hope Missionary Baptist Mission located at Hermitage Springs. Services at 11 a.m. preaching by Brother Steve White and Brother Jody McIntyre. For more information call 666-5270 or 699-3163. Everyone welcome.
Pasture and Hay Weed Control meeting Mar. 6
A Pasture and Hay Weed Control meeting will be held Monday, March 6. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at Macon Bank and Trust. Dr. Neil Rhodes, U.T. Plant Science Specialist, will discuss controlling weeds in pasture and hay fields. He will introduce some new products. The public is invited.
Fruit Production meeting March 7
A Fruit Production meeting will be held Tuesday, March 7. The meeting will start at 10 a.m. at the Bill Speck Building at the Macon County Fairgrounds. Dr. David Lockwood, U.T. Plan Science Specialist, will discuss producing various types of fruit (apples, peaches, strawberries, ect.). After lunch we will move to Ferrell Meador's orchard and conduct a tree pruning demonstration.
Tobacco Meeting March 9
A tobacco meeting will be held Thursday, March 9. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Sally Wells Building at the Macon County Fairgrounds. The speakers will include various tobacco industry representatives and Dr. Steve Bost, U.T. Specialist. A meal will be served therefore if you plan to attend please contact the Macon County Extension Office 666-3341 by March 3.
Benefit singing for Melody Lauderdale
A benefit singing will be held at Lakeside Church Saturday, March 11, at 6 p.m. Lakeside Church is located on New Hwy. 31-E in Westmoreland. For more information call 644-3373.
Special meeting of Macon Trousdale Farmers Cooperative
A special meeting of the members of Macon Trousdale Farmers Cooperative will be held March 14, at 6:30 p.m., in the Ray Goad Building at the Macon County Fairgrounds in Lafayette. The purpose of the meeting is to consider and vote on a plan of merger between Macon Trousdale Farmers Cooperative and Wilson Farmers Cooperative. No other business will be transacted at this meeting.
Pacesetters presents Sierra Hull & Highway 111
Pacesetters of Macon County will present Sierra Hull and Highway 111, Joel Shoemake and Rory T. Miller Friday, March 24, at 7 p.m. at the Cookeville Community Center, adjacent to Avery Trace Middle School off of Spring St./Hwy 70. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. This special event is a fundraiser for Pacesetters, Inc. For more information call 666-8018 or 931-537-9100 ext 10.
Hartsville to host Renewable Energy Fair April 8-9
Citizens for Smart Choices serving five county area is promoting safe, efficient, energy and industry and Hartsville will host Renewable Energy Fair. It will be at the Trousdale County High School, Saturday, April 8, 9-5 p.m., featuring alternative, renewable “green” technologies, products and skills.
Fibromyalgia Group rescheduled to March 13
The Fibromyalgia Group that was scheduled for February 20, has been rescheduled for Monday, March 13. It will be at the Macon County General Hospital Outpatient Rehab as previously planned. It will begin at the usual time of 6 p.m. Michelle Harper, LMT will discuss the benefits of therapeutic massage. If you have any questions, please call Meshel Goodman at 666-7123. Everyone invited.
County Commissioners meeting Feb. 27
The Macon County Commissioners will meet Monday, February 27, at 6 p.m.
Records Commission to meet Feb. 27
A Records Commission meeting will be held in the Macon County Archives, at the county courthouse, at 4:45 p.m. on Monday, February 27. The public is always welcome and invited to attend the open meeting.
Democratic monthly meeting March 2
The regular monthly meeting of the Macon County Democratic Party will be held March 2, at 6 p.m. at the Justice Center. The main topic to be discussed will be the preparation for the Bean Supper to be held April 1.
Makin' Macon Fit to meet March 8
The Makin' Macon Fit Committee will meet March 8, at 8 a.m. at the hospital conference room.
Lafayette Masonic Lodge #543 and Hillsdale to meet
Lafayette Masonic Lodge #543 and Hillsdale Lodge will have School of Instruction Sat., Feb. 25, meal at 6 p.m., with meeting at 7 p.m.
Locks of Love Donations for Macon County
Church Street Treasurers is still accepting donations for Locks of Love and the Cancer Society. For more information or to make a donation go to 209 Church Street, Lafayette or call 666-7164 or 666-2053.