Macon County Chronicle

  • Macon Woman Smuggles Drugs Into Trousdale Prison

    Macon Woman Smuggles Drugs Into Trousdale Prison

    A Macon County woman has been charged with smuggling drugs into the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center, in Hartsville, on four separate occasions.

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  • Bush Hog Fatality Victim Identified

    Bush Hog Fatality Victim Identified

    The victim of a May 22, 2017 fatality involving a bush hog has been identified. 

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  • Grand Jury Returns June Indictments

    Grand Jury Returns June Indictments

    The Macon County Grand Jury met for a lengthy June session at the Macon County Justice Center and according to the office of Circuit Court Clerk Rick Gann, the following indictments were returned:

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  • New Restaurant Coming to Lafayette

    New Restaurant Coming to Lafayette

    By Mark Darnell

     It won’t be long until most people in and around Lafayette will be able to “have it their own way.” It appears that there will be a Burger King coming to our town.

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  • MCHS Alumni Banquet Set For Saturday, June 17

    MCHS Alumni Banquet Set For Saturday, June 17

    By Jessie Williams

    All Macon County High School alumni are invited to attend this year’s MCHS Alumni Banquet on Saturday, June 17, in the MCHS cafeteria. 

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  • Chief Scruggs Is Called Home

    Chief Scruggs Is Called Home

    By Debbie Gregory

    Lafayette Fire Chief Keith Scruggs was called to his eternal home on Friday, May 26, and he leaves behind a host of family, friends and colleagues who are mourning the loss of this career firefighter.

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  • 42nd Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days, June 15-17

    42nd Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days, June 15-17

    By Jessie Williams

    Pack up the lawn chairs and bring the entire family out to the 42nd Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days event sponsored by the Lafayette Lions and Lioness Lions Clubs on June 15, 16 and 17 at Key Park.

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  • Armed Man Attempts Home Invasion

    Armed Man Attempts Home Invasion

    By Jessie Williams

    David Shane Knight, age 45, was apprehended by Macon County authorities last Thursday, June 15, after trying to enter a home while armed with a shotgun. 

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  • Woman Airlifted Following Wreck

    Woman Airlifted Following Wreck

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle wreck that resulted in a Lafayette woman being airlifted to a Nashville hospital on Friday afternoon, June 2.

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  • Deputies Seize 20 Grams of Meth

    Deputies Seize 20 Grams of Meth

    By Jessie Williams 

    One arrest was made and approximately 20 grams of methamphetamine was seized by deputies of the Macon County Sheriffs Department earlier this month.

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