Macon County Chronicle

  • Man Arrested for DUI & Shooting Gun 

    Man Arrested for DUI & Shooting Gun 

    By Jessie Williams 

    A 28-year-old Bowling Green, Kentucky, man was arrested by Macon County law enforcement last week after he allegedly showed up at an ex-girlfriend’s house, while under the influence, and shot a gun into the air.

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  • Lafayette Man Indicted on Meth Charges

    Lafayette Man Indicted on Meth Charges

    By Jessie Williams

    A 50-year-old Lafayette man has been charged with conspiring with Travis Warner, Cody Jones, Wendell Jones and others to sell methamphetamine.

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  • Approximately 5.9 Pounds of Marijuana

    Approximately 5.9 Pounds of Marijuana

    By Jessie Williams 

    Local law enforcement seized approximately 5.9 pounds of marijuana last week at a residence on Shrum Hollow Rd. 

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  • Two Escaped Inmates Captured 

    Two Escaped Inmates Captured 

    By Jessie Williams 

    Two Macon County Jail inmates have been captured by authorities after escaping on Sunday night, October 18, 2020. 

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  • Jr. High Tigers Are Conference Champs!

    Jr. High Tigers Are Conference Champs!

    By Mark Darnell

    The Macon County Junior High Tigers won their conference championship with a 30-0 win over York Junior High. 

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  • Halle Shrum Named 2020 Macon County Fairest of the Fair

    Halle Shrum Named 2020 Macon County Fairest of the Fair

    After having 37 Macon County Fairest of the Fair Queens, the Fair Board Pageant Committee would like to honor Halle Drue Shrum as the 2020 Macon County Fairest of the Fair.   She was the 2019 Macon County Fairest of the Fair 1st Runner-up.  Halle represented the 2019 Macon County Fairest of the Fair in the 2019 Tennessee Sweetheart Pageant held on October 19, 2019 at Palace Theater in Crossville, TN.   For 19 years she has participated in the fair pageants. 

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  • Man Arrested in Macon County Awaits Extradition by U.S. Marshals

    Man Arrested in Macon County Awaits Extradition by U.S. Marshals

    By Jessie Williams 

    A man recently arrested in Macon County, is being held while he awaits extradition by U.S. Marshals for federal charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and violation of parole. 

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  • Meth, Heroine & Fentanyl 

    Meth, Heroine & Fentanyl 

    By Jessie Williams 

    A Lafayette man is being held on $78,000 bond for numerous drug charges following a traffic stop last Friday, September 11. 

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  • Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

    Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

    By Jessie Williams 

    A 37-year-old Lafayette man was arrested September 22, 2020, following a traffic stop on Scottsville Rd. 

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  • Early Voting For Nov. 3 Election Begins Thursday

    Early Voting For Nov. 3 Election Begins Thursday

    By Jessie Williams 

    Early voting for the November 3, 2020 election will begin this Wednesday, October 14, and will run through Thursday, October 29. 

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