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Lawsuit Filed Against County Dismissed by U.S. District Judge PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

A lawsuit that was filed last year against Macon County and County Mayor Shelvy Linville on behalf of Jennifer Donoho was dismissed on June 23 by United States District Judge Todd J. Campbell.

The suit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Nashville on August 8, 2007, claimed that Mayor Shelvy Linville had terminated Donoho’s employment as administrative assistant because Linville “engaged in unlawful retaliation and discrimination” and breached the duty of due process rights as to cause, notice, and a formal hearing by terminating Donoho’s employment without just cause. 

It further asked that Donoho be paid “monetary damages in the form of back pay compensation and other financial benefits of employments, including pre-judgment and post-judgment interest, as well as unspecified compensatory and punitive damages.”

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Chief Dallas Awarded Silver Star for Bravery PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
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K-9 Leads Police to 3-Year-Old Missing Boy PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

An uneasy feeling was felt in the hearts of many people in Macon County when 911 dispatched a call that a three-year-old boy in Annie Hollow was missing. And if that was not bad enough, this little guy was autistic and could not speak.

The Macon County Sheriff’s Department and emergency personnel raced to the scene to help find the one called Noah.

Anxious voices filled the airways as the county departments relayed information about the little boy who was missing. 

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Macon County Commissioners Meeting: In Other Business PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
In other business, commissioners:
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Water Rates Revised; City Vehicles Remain Unparked PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
In the first few minutes of a special called meeting on Tuesday, June 17 the Lafayette City Council passed the 2008/2009 tax rate ($.71 on $100 assessed value) and budget on third and final reading.
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