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Community Focus
Four Educators Honored by McKenzie Education Association
McKENZIE (May 20) — It was a bittersweet day as two persons retired from McKenzie Special School District. Mona Batchelor, high …
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Allen, Pate Win at Strawberry Festival
HUMBOLDT — TERRITORIAL COURT (2019) — Alexia Allen (center) was crowned Territorial Queen Saturday night and will reign over the 83rd annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival next year. …
Dani Dyer is Miss Teen Territorial
HUMBOLDT — MISS TEEN TERRITORIAL (2019) — Dani Dyer of McKenzie is the Miss Teen Territorial queen for the 83rd annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival. She is the daughter of Ryan and …
Butterfly Release at MES
The Morning Glory Garden Club maintains a butterfly garden of live plants at the McKenzie Elementary School. Each year, the Club …
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McKenzie Elementary Presents Fourth Grade Musical
McKENZIE (May 9) — McKenzie Elementary School’s fourth grade class presented its annual Fourth Grade Musical Thursday at …
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National Nursing Home Week Celebrated at AHC
McKENZIE — The 24th anniversary of the AHC, formerly McKenzie Healthcare, was observed during a morning ceremony on Monday.Mayor …
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Carroll Arts Honors High School Artists
HUNTINGDON/McKENZIE (May 3, 7) — Carroll Arts put a spotlight on the abundance of talented teen artists in Carroll County this …
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Criminal Justice Students Shoot With Sheriff Dickson, Deputies
Carroll County Sheriff Andy Dickson and deputies hosted the Carroll County Technical Center Criminal Justice Class to shoot at the Carroll County Shooting Sports Park. Students enjoyed firing three …
Postal Carriers Deliver Food
McKENZIE — McKenzie postal carriers joined participating carriers nationwide in an effort to stamp out hunger. Local postal …
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The Foundation to Learning
As another school year comes to a close, I felt the need to hop into the Banner archives to honor one of McKenzie’s great …
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Food
Chocolate Gravy 1 cup sugar2 tablespoons flour2 tablespoons cocoa½ teaspoon vanilla2 cups milkMix in saucepan. Cook until thick. Serve over hot biscuits.
Banana Split Brownie Pizza Box Brownie Mix8-ounce cream cheese, softened8-ounce crushed pineapple, drained2 tablespoons sugar2 bananas, sliced1 cup strawberries, sliced½ cup nuts, choppedChocolate syrupWhipped cream …
Jello Pound Cake 1 box yellow cake mix¾ cup water1 box jello (small)-strawberry, orange, lemon¾ cup vegetable oil4 eggs whitesMix all together. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
Sausage Muffins 3 cups Bisquick1 can cheddar cheese soup1-pound sausage, cooked and drained½ cup waterCombine ingredients. Spray muffin tins with vegetable spray. Fill 2/3 full. Bake 20-25 minutes at 350 …
Obituaries
John Marshall Carter, Sr.

HUNTINGDON — Mr. John Marshall Carter, Sr., 90, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Monday, May 13, 2019 in his home, surrounded by loved ones.Funeral services were Friday, May 17, 2019 at Bethel …

Maxie Lou Cary

John L. Thompson, Jr.

Kenneth Beasley

Mark Cornell

Events
Records
Carroll County Man Arrested

An arrest has been made in connection with the April 14, 2019 robbery of Pocket’s Shell Station in Union City. Keith Milton Patterson was arrested Saturday, May 18 at his father’s …

Property Transfers

Marriage Licenses

McKenzie Police Reports

General Sessions Report

Sports
School
Area Schools Celebrate Graduations

Ceremonies Continue This Week

Two graduations will be later this week and four area high schools graduated last week. Gleason High School graduates Friday, May 17, 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Thirty students are expected to …

Local Students Graduate from UT-Martin

MARTIN — Several Carroll County residents were among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during spring commencement held May 4, 2019, in the Kathleen and …

McKenzie School Board Honors Two Retirees

McKenzie’s School Board met in their final session prior to the school’s summer vacation. They opened the meeting recognizing retiring High School Librarian Mona Batchelor and Education …

McKenzie Elementary Holds Honors Ceremony

McKENZIE (May 2) — McKenzie Elementary School honored third and fourth grade students who achieved a grade point average of at least 93 for the year with a ceremony Thursday in the McKenzie …