Macon County Chronicle

  • LES Hosts Fundraiser For Student Jason Holland

    LES Hosts Fundraiser For Student Jason Holland

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  • Three-Peat is Soooo Sweet! Tigerettes Advance to State Tournament

    Three-Peat is Soooo Sweet! Tigerettes Advance to State Tournament

    By Mark Darnell

    The Macon County Tigerettes will travel to the Glass House and play in the Girls AA State Tournament for a third season in a row. It is the first time in school history that a basketball team has accomplished that feat.

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  • Fire Destroys Outbuilding, Threatens Home

    Fire Destroys Outbuilding, Threatens Home

     By Debbie Gregory

    The Lafayette Fire Department was called to a structure fire on March 15, at 6825 Scottsville Road, that destroyed an outbuilding and threatened the home next to it.

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  • Altercation at Keller's Bar: Westmoreland Man Charged

    Altercation at Keller's Bar: Westmoreland Man Charged

    By Debbie Gregory

    A Westmoreland man was arrested in Trousdale County following an altercation at Keller’s Bar located on Hwy. 25 W. in Hartsville.

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  • Convicted Felon With Stolen Gun Arrested

    Convicted Felon With Stolen Gun Arrested

    By Jessie Wiliams 

    A convicted felon in possession of a firearm was arrested last week, after officers found the man in the same residence as a subject wanted in Smith County.

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  • Thirteen Counts of Child Abuse

    Thirteen Counts of Child Abuse

    By Debbie Gregory

    Former Works in Progress Daycare employee, Ashley Breann Centers, of Lafayette, has been indicted by the Macon County Grand Jury on 13 counts of child abuse and neglect.

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  • Man Indicted For Involvement in 2018 Racing Death of Eli Borders

    Man Indicted For Involvement in 2018 Racing Death of Eli Borders

    By Jessie Williams

    A Tompkinsville, Kentucky, man was arrested Friday, March 1, after being indicted on drag racing penalty and leaving the scene of an accident charges for his alleged involvement in the racing incident that led to the tragic death of former Macon County High School student Eli Borders.

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  • 13 Members of Drug Trafficking Ring Indicted

    13 Members of Drug Trafficking Ring Indicted

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - March 5, 2019 – Two indictments unsealed today charged 13 Middle Tennessee individuals with various crimes relating to a conspiracy to unlawfully possess and distribute heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine in the Middle Tennessee area, and federal firearms violations, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran. 

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  • Purse Snatchers Target Elderly Women

    Purse Snatchers Target Elderly Women

    By Jessie Williams

     A Lafayette man and woman were arrested last week for stealing a purse and a wallet from two elderly women at the Lafayette Walmart. 

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  • Clay County Woman in Critical Condition

    Clay County Woman in Critical Condition

    By Debbie Gregory

    As of presstime, a young Clay County woman is listed in critical condition at the Vanderbilt Medical Center Trauma Unit, following a one vehicle crash on Saturday night, February 23.

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