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Community Focus
McKenzie Elementary Bookmark Contest Winners
McKenzie Elementary School recently held a bookmark contest in conjunction with the Tennessee Association of School Librarians with …
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Itsy Bitsy Chefs Debuts at Waddell Place
McKENZIE (March 15) — Seventeen children enjoyed the first-ever Itsy Bitsy Chefs sponsored by The Venue at Waddell Place and …
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A Story From the Past
Flipping through the research from the last few editions, I came across a first-hand account of the Hico Concert Band. In my training …
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Rebels Make School History, Win First Game at State Tournament
MURFREESBORO (March 15, 2019) - The 2018-19 McKenzie Rebels are very much in uncharted waters after soundly defeating University …
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How Did We Get Here? - Part III
In this week’s edition, I felt it necessary to draw attention to five neighboring communities that could be considered part of …
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Send off on Cedar Street
McKenzie fans gathered on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10 a.m. to send off the McKenzie Boys’ Basketball Team to the State …
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Mrs. Megan Taylor’s First Grade Class Reaches Reading Goal
Mrs. Megan Taylor’s first grade class reached its reading goal of 1,000 Accelerated Reader points in February. The class maintained an average of 92.8 percent correct in comprehension while …
Mrs. Kelsey Brown’s Second Grade Class Reaches Reading Goal
Mrs. Kelsey Brown’s second grade class reached its reading goal of 1,000 Accelerated Reader points in February. The class maintained an average of 90.1 percent correct in comprehension while …
Demetra Perkins
Demetra Perkins was not an ordinary human being, she was so much more. She was a true gem to the McKenzie community; to know Demetra …
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Food
Reuben Triangles 1 can sauerkraut, drained and cut1 can corned beef, flaked½ cup Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded½ cup taco sauce2 tablespoons onions, chopped½ teaspoon caraway seeds2 package …
Chili-Beef Casserole 1 pound ground beef1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup minced dry onions1 can tomato soup1 can chili beef soup1 tablespoon chili powder1 (6 or 7 ounce) package regular corn chips1 cup shredded cheddar …
Broccoli Soup 3 cans chicken broth15 ounces frozen chopped broccoli1 small onion, diced1 bay leaf1/4 cup oleo5 tablespoons all purpose flour1 teaspoon onion saltsalt and pepper to tasteCombine broccoli, broth and …
Potato Soup 6-7 Potatoes, peeled and diced1/2 to 3/4 stick butter1 can cream of mushroom soup1 can cream of celery soup1 medium onion, chopped1 1/2 cups milk1 teaspoon garlic salt8 ounces cream cheesesalt and …
Obituaries
Linda Sue Smith Bryant

McKENZIE, Tenn. - Funeral services for Linda Sue Smith Bryant, age 73, is Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Brummitt – McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Saturday, …

Terry Lynn Stone

Evelyn Anderson

Robert Green Hicks, Jr.

James Wray Boyd

Events
Records
Huntingdon Police Reports

High Speed Chase — A Huntingdon man was arrested on multiple charges following a March 10 high speed chase in Huntingdon.Robert C. Lange, 26, was charged with DUI (fourth offense), felony …

General Sessions Report

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Property Transfers

Marriage Licenses

Sports
School

McKenzie Rotary Club Hosts MHS Honors Banquet

McKenzie Rotary Club was the host of the 2019 McKenzie High School Honors Banquet held at MHS on Tuesday, March 5. The students were treated to dinner by Rotarians prior to the awards ceremony in the …

Carroll County Fifth Graders Learn about Agriculture

HUNTINGDON (March 8) — The approximately 400 fifth graders from all five Carroll County school districts gathered for Agriculture Day at the Carroll County Civic Center and the National Guard …

West Carroll Primary School Beauty Pageant

Miss West Carroll Primary Royalty (L to R): Third Maid Shaylee Bymun, 6, daughter of Shane and Michelle Bynum; First Maid Jasmin Dodd, 7, daughter of Nick and Mery Dodd; Queen Callie Bryant, 7, …

West Carroll School Board

ATWOOD — West Carroll’s Board of Education met in their monthly session last Thursday, March 7, with no major items on their agenda but plenty of activity just the same.The board approved …