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Ward Construction Employee Embezzles $40,000 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The former comptroller of a western Macon County construction company has been charged with stealing approximately $40,000 from her employer in a sealed indictment returned by the Macon County Grand Jury in October.

Mary M. Woodard, 39, of 717 Days Road, Lafayette, was arrested on Saturday, Nov. 14, by Corporal Larry West of the Macon County Sheriff’s Department. She was transported to the Macon County Jail but was later released after posting a $9,500 pre-trial bond.

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Judge Orders Expedited Hearing PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
On Monday, November 23, Macon County Judge John Wooten, held an initial hearing on the request filed by Red Boiling Springs City Council member and vice mayor John Cook, for a temporary restraining order against the city and an expedited final hearing.

Cook’s Attorney Jim Hawkins, requested that the court order the city not to remove Cook as vice mayor and not to recognize city council member Willy Brown as vice mayor.

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County Loses Beloved Coach & Teacher Mark Shrum PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
It was three years ago that this reporter took a seat in Mark Shrum’s biology classroom at Macon County High School, surrounded by pipe cleaner DNA models, to talk about his then recent diagnosis of colon cancer.

And with the recent news of his passing at the age of 53, and the loss of this most beloved coach and teacher, it’s the message he wished to share that day, full of hope and faith, that touched all who learned his story.

A 1974 graduate and linebacker for the Macon County High School Tigers, Mark furthered his education and football career at Tennessee Tech.

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Hearings Set for Murder Suspects PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Preliminary Hearing for Charles Harrison Postponed

The preliminary hearing for triple murder suspect Charles Harrison, who has been charged with three counts of Criminal Homicide in the Labor Day shooting deaths of Jamey Holland, Jessica Danielle Bentle, and Mooesto Retureta, has been postponed until Monday, January 15th, 2010.

“The preliminary hearing for Charles Harrison had been set for Monday, November 16th, 2009,” said Assistant District Attorney Justine Harris, “but for various reasons the date has been moved to January of 2010. While we believe Mr. Harrison committed these murders, we have the burden of proof and we will bring our evidence before Judge Ken Witcher in Lafayette and hopefully it will then be bound over to the grand jury on that date.”

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MCHS Beauty Pageant Winners Crowned PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
 
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