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Authorities Investigate Homicide PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, August 4, 2009

 

On Friday, July 31st, Macon County police responded to reports of a possible DOA (Dead On Arrival) on Twins Lane in Lafayette, where they discovered the body of 35-year-old Larry Eugene Woodard.

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'Take Me Out to the Ballgame; Take Me Out to the Fair' PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
The Macon Soccer League’s goal is clear, they desire the county’s support in getting a permanent home for the 400 young citizens, ages three through 18, that participate in the sport.  Over the past few weeks, concerns have surfaced about the property they currently use at the Macon County Fair Grounds.
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Three-Vehicle Wreck Traps Driver; 18-Wheeler Loses Control on Hwy 52 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 28, 2009

 A three-vehicle accident occurred late Wednesday afternoon, July 22nd, on Highway 52, near Westside School, closing the road for six hours.

Jonathan Huls, Sr., of Manchester, Tennessee, lost control of his eighteen-wheeler as he was heading east on Highway 52, crossing over the center line into the west bound lane of traffic striking two automobiles.

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Five Cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in RBS Area PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Pamela Bean, of 56 Chicken Branch Road, in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, is one of five diagnosed cases of the Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, which is contracted from a tick bite, in this small community.

Rocky Mountain Fever is a potentially serious bacterial infection transmitted to humans when an infected tick attaches to your skin and feeds on your blood. The infection then has the potential to spread to your bloodstream and other areas of your body and if treated promptly it is usually fairly mild. But in a small number of people, the disease can be fatal, especially in older adults when the fever progresses rapidly.

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340 Marijuana Plants Found PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Two Macon County residents, Ellen and Nicholas Theohary, were arrested on charges of manufacturing marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Tuesday, July 21, after members of the Macon County Sheriffs Department, in conjunction with the Governor’s Task Force of Marijuana Eradication and the Tennessee National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, conducted a two-day, countywide flyover in an effort to eliminate the local production of marijuana.
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