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Lafayette City Election Results Are In! PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

J.Y. Carter - Lafayette MayorSeven hundred Lafayette voters, including 451 early voters, took to the poles during the Lafayette city election to cast their ballot for mayor and three open city council seats.

In the race for mayor, J.Y. Carter came out in front with 353 votes over Jack Butrum (94 votes) and incumbent Bill Wells (245 votes).

Carter is a Lafayette native, who worked part-time for the city while in high school, was a teacher at Macon County High School for 36 years and worked as a Lafayette mayoral assistant in past years.

In the race for three city council seats incumbent Loryn Atwell, Richard Bransford and Steve Turner were granted the most votes (Atwell – 441, Bransford – 341, Turner – 333).

Girl Scout Mom Caught with Hand in the Cookie Jar PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 26, 2008

Lori Ann GaylorLafayette police arrested 31-year-old Lori Ann Gaylor, of Lafayette, on May 21 on charges of theft over $500 after reports that the Girl Scout ‘Cookie Mother’ of Troop 2137 allegedly stole money obtained by the troop through cookie sales.

According to a police report filed at the Macon County Sheriffs Department, Gaylor was put in charge of collecting all money from the troop’s cookie sales, but when the cookie money was to be turned it, Gaylor came up empty handed.

RBS Man Charged With Rape PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 26, 2008
Jose “Victor” MosquedoJose “Victor” Mosquedo, 35, of Red Boiling Springs was arrested on charges of first-degree rape 12 miles south of Thompkinsville, Kentucky, on Highway 216 on Friday, May 16.

According to police, Victor and a female passenger drove from Red Boiling Springs to Monroe County, Kentucky, where she was allegedly raped.

Lafayette City Election Thursday, May 29 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 26, 2008
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Two Arrested at Hwy 52 Yard Sale PDF Print E-mail
Monday, May 19, 2008

Sarah Jones receives her jewelry backSarah Jones, a 2004 graduate of RBSHS and senior at Tennessee Tech University makes money to fund her education selling Premier Designs Jewelry.

Sarah was taking advantage of the numerous customers that would be driving throughout Macon County finding great bargains at the Hwy 52 yard sale this past weekend.  

Sarah had some personal items laid out on a wagon in front of her mother’s hair salon in Red Boiling Springs and her Premier Jewelry displayed on boards at her check out table.

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