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Commissioners Honor Family of the Late Bobby Joe Carver PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Macon County Commissioners convened in Legislative Body Session on June 21st where they presented the family of the late Bobby Joe Carver with a proclamation honoring his life.

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Pre-Fourth of July Celebration to be Held at White House Assisted Living PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The annual celebration to commemorate the courage and faith of our founding fathers in their pursuit of liberty, Independence Day will be celebrated on Friday, July 2nd, on the lawn at the White House Assisted Living, here in Lafayette, with good food, music, fellowship and a beautiful fireworks display at dark.

 

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Mennonite Attacker Sentenced to 60 Years PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 29, 2010

In October of 2009, the Chronicle reported on the arrest of four men, two from Macon County, involved in the brutal assault and robbery of an elderly Mennonite man and woman in Allen County, Kentucky.

Last week one of those men, 38-year-old Harley Elmer Cherry of Lafayette, received a 60-year prison sentence in the Allen County Circuit Courtroom of Judge Janet Crocker.

According to information reported in the Citizen-Times (Scottsville, Ky.), Cherry was said to be the ringleader behind the attack by witnesses and co-defendants. His arrest last year, along with the arrest of the three co-defendants, was a joint venture between the Allen County and Macon County Sheriffs Departments – all made just hours after the violent crimes occurred.

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Over 5,500 Attend 2010 Hillbilly Days PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

A crowd estimated at over 5,500 people came from near and far this past weekend for the Lions Club 35th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days at Key Park, here in Lafayette, under the direction of B .J. Blankenship and Monica Gann, to once again enjoy three fun-filled days and nights of music, games, good food, and seeing old friends and neighbors.

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Tennessee Guard's 278th ACR Returning from Iraq Early PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, recently announced that the state’s largest Army National Guard unit, the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, will be returning from Iraq earlier than scheduled. 

The first units of the regiment, approximately 250 Soldiers from armories in Maryville, McKenzie and Henderson, arrived in two flights at the Volunteer Training Site-Smyrna on Wednesday, June 16.

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