Folks gathered at the Macon County Senior Center in Lafayette on Friday, March 14, to celebrate the 3rd Annual Possum Day, sponsored by WEEN radio’s ‘Hey Dale’ morning show.
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A one million, twenty-seven thousand dollar USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) grant will fund the clean-up of Macon County creeks that are clogged with tornado generated debris, County Mayor Shelvy Linville announced on Monday. The grant was applied for after Phillip Dixon, District Conservationist, contacted Linville about the danger of the clogged creeks. “Chop Porter, our Road Supervisor, came to me and asked for assistance, because the bridges are getting clogged, ” said Dixon, “and this is just too big a job for his county budget to take care of.
Read more: USDA awards county $1.027 million grant for creek clean-up
Several Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) students at Red Boiling Springs School completed the Power of One project, level one completed by less experienced students and level two completed by more experienced members.
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For the 12th year in a row, Macon County residents are anxiously awaiting the Lioness Lions Variety Show on Saturday, March 15, where some of their closest friends and neighbors will take the stage to support the organization’s sight and hearing campaign and local tornado victims, who will be given a portion of the night’s profit.
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