Macon County Chronicle

  • 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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  • Seven Counts of Forgery

    Seven Counts of Forgery

    By Jessie Williams

    An 18-year-old man was apprehended by police last week after allegedly stealing his grandparents’ checkbook and forging his grandfather’s signature on seven checks.

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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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  • Over 13 Grams of Marijuana in Vehicle

    Over 13 Grams of Marijuana in Vehicle

    By Jessie Williams

    Two Macon County teens were arrested last week after authorities discovered over 13 grams of marijuana in their vehicle during a traffic stop. 

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Murder Trial Set For Keithandre Murray

    Murder Trial Set For Keithandre Murray

    By Debbie Gregory

    A trial date has been set for the week of April 29, 2019, for Keithandre Trevon Murray, who stands accused, along with Rodney Garret, of shooting and killing 32-year-old Alisha Renee Mondoni and 44-year-old James Turner at 5100 New Harmony Road, in Macon County, on February 11, 2017.

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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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