Macon County Chronicle

  • 2022 Macon County Election Results Are In!

    2022 Macon County Election Results Are In!

    The unofficial Macon County 2022 State Primary & County General Election results are in, and the winners of each county seat are as follows:

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  • Active Shooter Response Training For Teachers

    Active Shooter Response Training For Teachers

    The Macon County Sheriff’s Department is holding “Active Shooter Response Training” for teachers at all Macon County Schools, and they were at Fairlane Elementary on Tuesday, July, 19. The focus of this mandatory training is to teach our educators the proper response for an active shooter situation on campus. 

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  • Election Day is Thursday, August 4th: 3,816 cast ballots during early voting

    Election Day is Thursday, August 4th: 3,816 cast ballots during early voting

    The Macon County General Election and State Primary Election is this Thursday, August 4, 2022.

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  • Interim School Board Director Named

    Interim School Board Director Named

    By Mark Darnell

    At the regular monthly Macon County School Board meeting held on Tuesday June 28th, an interim Director was named. MCHS Principal Daniel Cook was selected to fill this position.

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  • Wanted Man & Property Owner Arrested

    Wanted Man & Property Owner Arrested

    By Jessie Williams 

    A 65-year-old man residing in Macon County was arrested last week for possession ofmethamphetamine.

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  • Macon County Sheriff’s Office K-9  Otto Receives Body Armor Donation

    Macon County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Otto Receives Body Armor Donation

    Macon County Sheriff’s Office K9 Otto has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  K9 Otto’s vest was sponsored by Michael Lanza of Ocala, FL and embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.”.

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  • Drones Utilized to Help Protect Schools

    Drones Utilized to Help Protect Schools

    Macon County officers have begun training on the department’s newly acquired drones with practice flights. 

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  • 2022 Macon County Fair, August 1-6

    2022 Macon County Fair, August 1-6

    In just a few short days the Macon County Fairgrounds will come to life once again for the 40th Annual Macon County Fair, August 1-6.

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  • Wanted Kentucky Man Arrested in Macon County

    Wanted Kentucky Man Arrested in Macon County

    On July 11, 2022 the Macon County Sheriff’s Office received an indictment warrant from Monroe County, Kentucky, on Lafayette resident, 33-year-old Ryan Carnahan. 

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  • Meth, Fentanyl, Cocaine & Marijuana

    Meth, Fentanyl, Cocaine & Marijuana

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Lafayette man faces multiple drug charges for the fourth time after officers discovered methamphetamine, fentanyl, cocaine, marijuana and assorted pills inside his Clearview Lane residence. 

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