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Wayne Parker

Wayne Parker, 79, of Adolphus, KY passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at the Medical Center in Scottsville. The Lafayette, TN native was a retired electrician, former Allen County Deputy Sheriff and Constable for 20 years, former employee of Davis Cabinet Company in Portland, TN and Vinson Electric. He was the chairman of the board…

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E.H. Jones

Mr. E. H. Jones was born into this World on February 20, 1932, in Trousdale County, Tennessee to the late Etter Jewell Jones. He departed this life on Saturday, December 3, 2022, and was carried by the angels to his Heavenly Reward, at the age of ninety years, nine months, and thirteen days. E. H.…

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Billy Doss

Mr. Billy W. Doss was born on May 16, 1935, in Macon County, Tennessee, to the late Pat Doss and Magdalene Reagan Doss. He was one of two sons born to this union. Billy married Miss Coramerine Patterson on December 5, 1953, and they were blessed with four children and sixty-eight years together. Billy and…

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Dennis Luebke

Dennis Otto Luebke, age 82, of Old Hickory, TN, passed away on December 5, 2022. He was born April 9, 1940 to the late Emmeth A. and Nora Wire Luebke. Mr. Luekbe was a United States Army Veteran. He was retired from Dupont after many years of service. He is survived by his loving wife,…

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Raymond Purcell

Raymond Quentin Purcell, age 93 of Red Boiling Springs, TN passed away Thursday morning, December 8, 2022 at Macon Community Hospital in Lafayette, TN. Funeral Services for Raymond Quentin Purcell were conducted Saturday afternoon, December 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, TN with…

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Billy Landrum

Billy Mills Landrum, age 80 of Lafayette, TN passed away early Tuesday morning, December 6, 2022 at his residence. Funeral Services for Billy Mills Landrum were conducted Thursday afternoon, December 8, 2022 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette with Reverend Billy Freeman and Reverend Joe West…

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Sprinters Group holds Jingle Bell Run

The Sprinters Group recently held their annual Jingle Bell Run in support of MCHS cross country and track programs. Macon County Sprinter’s Group would like to extend a heart-felt thank you to the following local businesses for their commitment to making the 2022 Jingle Bell Run successful. Your generous contributions helped make it possible. Your…

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MCHS Travels to Smith County

The Macon County Tigers and Tigerettes travelled to Smith County for the only game of the week. The home opener against Clay County was rescheduled. In the Tigerettes game, Macon came out sluggish and was only able to put up five points in the quarter. They did fight back and trailed 18-23 at the break.…

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Macon Junior High picks up two wins

Macon County Junior High played host to Westmoreland on Monday Nov 28th in Lafayette. They managed to pick up two victories. Macon looked a bit rusty coming off the holiday break and had a horrible time shooting in the first two quarters. Westmoreland led 11-6 and 15-13 at the break. It became apparent that Macon…

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Geraldine Blankenship

Geraldine Deckard Blankenship was born on February 5, 1931, in Clay County, Tennessee, to the late Perry M. Deckard and Elizabeth Borden Deckard. She was one of four children born to this union. Geraldine married Mr. Jessie R. Blankenship and they were blessed with two children and several years together before his passing on September…

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