To be held Dec. 13th, 2008 10:30 a.m. at Macon County Jr. High, Entry Fee $20. 4 extra optionals are ($5)each: b.dressed, p.smile, b.personality, p.eyes, or Beauty and 4 optionals for $35. Admission $5, contestant free. Girls: 0 -6 mths, 7-12 mths, 13-23 mths, 2-3 yrs, 4-5 yrs, 6-7 yrs, 8-9 yrs, 10-12 yrs, 13-15 yrs, 16 -21 yrs. Deadline to pre-register is Dec.1st. If a group doesn't have a paid deposit in it, that group will not be held. Door entries, $5 late fee. For info, call 615-888-6481. Forms also at Kidz Korner in Lafayette.
Tis the Season Annual Coat & Toy Drive for the Children
Sponsored by Cash Express. Cash Express will be accepting toys, coats, shoes (washable) & non-perishable food items at many drop-off locations in the area. Items can also be brought directly to Cash Express. For more information, call 666-8658.
Grandpa's House Fifth Annual Storytelling
It's "The Spirits of Christmas" at Grandpa's House Fifth Annual Storytelling in Red Boiling Springs, TN. Event will be held Sat., Dec. 13, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Storytelling at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m. There will be a drawing for a gift basket. This is a free event. Grandpa's House is located 1.5 miles off Hwy. 52 By-Pass on the Ritter Farm, 2217 Oak Grove Rd. RBS, TN. For more info, call 1-615-688-2738.
Hope Family Health Clinic is sponsoring Christmas Express
To benefit the elderly, at the local nursing homes. We need need lap blankets donated or you can donate yarn, flipper socks, and personalized Christmas cards, (signed cards with well wishes). Any questions call Hope Clinic, 644-2000.
Christmas Express also has an angel tree
If you're interested in getting an angel call Hope Clinic at 644-2000. We are accepting food baskets and stocking stuffer items. Gifts will be presented 12-20 at 1 p.m. Any one interested may attend the party.
Attn: MCHS Seniors
MCHS Seniors once again have the opportunity to travel to Hawaii for their chaperoned senior trip. They will depart April 18 and return on April 24. This notice is to remind you of the deposit turn-in dates. Please have a check (payable to MCHS) or cash turned in to Mrs. Porter by each date. Any questions, please contact Shana Porter at 666-4320. Deposit Schedule: $550 by 12/01/08; $550 by 01/09/09; $550 by 02/06/08; Balance by 03/06/09. Cancellation Policy: Cancel by 01/12/09 - fee $25; Cancel by 02/17/09 - fee $300; Cancel by 03/17/09 - fee $500; cancel after 03/17/09 - fee $1,400.
Attn: MCHS Underclassmen Parents
Each year the senior class has the opportunity to go on a teacher chaperoned trip in the spring. This can be an expensive trip if paid at one time. Because of this, we like to offer you the chance to pre-pay for the trip. This is an optional program. The money is fully refundable to anyone who may decide not to go, but will not be reimbursed until the student's senior year. The only exception to this is if the student moves or transfers to another school. You will receive a full refund the time of his/her withdrawal in that case. A suggested payment schedule is listed below, but deposits can be made at any time and in any amount that you would like. Student will receive a receipt with each payment. Cash or checks made payable to MCHS should be taken to Mrs. Porter. For questions, please contact Shana Porter at 666-4320. Deposit Schedule: November 17-25; January 19-30; March 16-27; May 4-15.
Gallatin Children's Choir Recital
The Gallatin Children's Choir, sponsored by the Gallatin Arts Council and directed by Alyson Haley, will present their winter recital entitled “A Bit of Holiday Cheer” in the First Baptist Church Gallatin Chapel on Saturday, December 6 at 5:00pm. The church is located at 205 East Main Street, the chapel door entrance is on South Boyers Avenue. This concert is open to the public. Admission is free but donations are welcome.
CPR/First Aid Class offered
MCGH will be offering a CPR & First Aid Class on Saturday, December 13th from 8am till 1pm. The cost $20. If interested call 666-2147 ext 338.
Central Elementary Christmas Festival
Festival will be held December 5, 2008 from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. Cakewalk, Bingo, games, pictures with Santa, concessions, silent auction baskets, and crowning of King/Queen and Prince/Princess. Everyone welcome!
Dale Hollow Rural Planning Organization Executive Board Meeting
Meeting will be held December 8, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at the Magnolia Room/So. Hills Golf Course in Cookeville, TN.
Macon Co. Democratic Party to hold Christmas Dinner
Dinner will be held Friday, December 5, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. at La Tia's Restaurant in Lafayette, TN. All Democrats and other interested persons are urged to attend. Please notify George McCrary at 699-2705 by December 2, if you plan to attend. Cost will be $15.00 per person NOT including tip.
The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency will hold a commodities distribution for Macon County on Tuesday, December 23, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the UCHRA Office located at 607 Highway 52 By-Pass in Lafayette and from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the City Hall in Red Boiling Springs. Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. Persons may receive commodities for a total of three (3) households if valid cards are presented at the distribution. The U.S.D.A.'s Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program is available to all eligible recipients regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.
Lafayette Lions Club Breakfast with Santa
To be held Saturday, December 13, 2008 between 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Lafayette Elementary School on Meador Drive. All you can eat, Pancakes, Sausage and Drink, $5.00 per person. Visit Santa, and play games. For more information call: Mike Johnson 666-2428, Angela Fuqua 666-3786, or Kellye Case 666-8363.
Library Board to meet December 10
The Macon County Board of Library Trustees will meet at 10:30 a.m Wednesday, December 10, at the Red Boiling Springs Branch Library.
Macon County Planning Commission to meet
Meeting will be held Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. in the Courtroom of the Courthouse in Lafayette, Tennessee. The public is invited to attend.
Macon County Loss Control Committee to meet
Meeting will be held Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in the Courtroom of the Courthouse in Lafayette, TN.
Magnolia Music's Third Annual Christmas Recital
Piano and voice students of Mary Kay Mueller will perform Saturday, December 13th at 1 p.m. at the new Westmoreland Church of God, 1114 Pleasant Grove Rd. All are welcome.
Barren Co. Gospel Singing Association
To have an outdoor gospel singing Sat. night, Dec. 6th, in the courthouse yard in downtown Glasgow, KY, as part of the Glasgow Christmas Parade. The program will begin at 5 p.m. Groups appearing will be The Sneed Family from Glasgow, KY and Faith United Methodist Drama Team from Glasgow, KY. No admission charge and the public is invited. Please bring a lawn chair. For more info, call 270-651-9307 or 270-678-3575.
All Money Turkey Shoot
Shoot will be held December 6 at 12 noon at Fountain Run Park. Sponsored by the Fountain Run Sportsman Club. Shoot what you bring.
Holy Family Ladies Guild Fund Raiser
The Holy Family Ladies Guild will hold a hot dog, chili, and chili dog sale Saturday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.mm in front of Piggly Wiggly. Proceeds for Christmas food baskets for needy.
Sadlers Chapel United Methodist Church Annual Christmas Play
The play, titled “A Christmas Reunion” will be held on Sunday, December 14 at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Thurs., Dec. 4 at 5:00 p.m. Salmon patties, macaroni/cheese, baked beans, slaw, dessert, drink, and rolls.
Macon County Board of Education to meet
Meeting will be held December 11th at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Office.
West Macon Rescue Squad Chili Supper and Raffle
Chili supper will be held December 19th starting at 5:30 p.m. at Crossroads Community Center in the Rocky Mound Community. Supper cost is $5.00 per person. There will also be door prizes. Raffle drawing will be held at 7:00 p.m. You do not have to be present to win.
T.J. Russell to preach
T.J. Russell will preach at Days Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
Lafayette O.E.S. No. 379 Christmas Potluck Meal
All members and their families, all masons and their families are invited on Dec. 6, 2008 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lodge Hall for the Christmas Potluck Meal. Don't forget to bring canned items for a needy family. Bring your children and grandchildren to see Santa. We will honor our 25-year members. Men and ladies will exchange gifts. Everyone will play Bingo.
Ricky Brooks to preach
Bro. Ricky Brooks will preach at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church on December 7, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.
Benefit for Buddy Wix
Buddy Wix has had several surgeries and will be off from work for several months to a year or more. Benefit will be held December 6, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. at Brown's Pay Lake, 976 Carter Church Rd., Adolphus, KY, 270-622-3222. Live music, cake walk, food, & silent auction.
Tri-County Moose Lodge #2643 Booster Luncheon
Luncheon will be held Dec. 6, 2008 at 12:00 noon at the Lions Club Building on Hwy. 100 in Gamaliel, KY. All active and nonactive members, and especially the charter members are urged to attend. Dues may be paid at the door. Anyone wishing to attend may join at that time. A $100.00 cash door prize for active members, and other door prizes will b given away during the day. Menu: marinated New York strip steaks, cooked to order, cowboy fried potatoes with citrus seasoning salad, and hot white or wheat dinner rolls, and a dessert. For more information, call Michael Tucker at (615) 699-5116.
4-H Public Speaking Contest
The County public speaking contest will be held December 11th at the Macon County Junior High School. The contest will begin at 5:00 p.m., the contest is open to all 6-12th grade students. The 4th & 5th grades winners from their clubs will also be competing. If anyone has questions please call the 4-H Office at 666-3341 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lafayette Planning Commission to Meet
The Lafayette regional planning commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tues. Dec. 9, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. at Lafayette City Hall. The public is invited to attend.