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Am I the only one confused here? It is a federal government shutdown! That’s what they’ve advertised from the beginning. But apparently, not everyone is going home. We’ve shut down … more
20 YEARS AGO — Huntingdon Mayor Dale R. Kelley was appointed by Governor Don Sundquist to serve on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.*Former University of Kentucky basketball standout … more
McKenzie City Council, 1984 (L to R): Danny Yates, Dennis R. Coleman, Billy Vawter, J. R. McDonald, Bob Putman, Ed Wallace. Seated: Mayor Joe Morris. more
Two mighty rivers of the United States, the Ohio River and the Mississippi River, meet just south of Cairo, Illinois. In 1929 a mile-long bridge was completed across the Mississippi River near Cairo. … more
Tennessee Highway State Garage, Highland Ave., McKenzie, 1970. more
Adolph Hitler was once named Time Magazine’s Man of the Year. Joseph Stalin made the list twice. Ed Wiley was, to my knowledge, never considered for the honor. That’s how skewed looking … more
20 YEARS AGO — Janice Griffin Newman of Huntingdon was named the Carroll County Emergency Management Director by the Rural Fire Committee.50 YEARS AGO — Showing at the Park Theatre: The … more
10 YEARS AGO — DARE sponsored a “Christmas for Kids” event in which area citizens and businesses helped provide a merrier Christmas for 36 families in need. Pictured are (L to R): … more
“KK, you can’t write about me in those newspaper things anymore. I’m thirteen now.” Luke was serious as a heart attack and wasted no time setting me straight. His father was … more
McKenzie Elementary School, Woodrow Ave., was constructed in 1937. more
Washington, D.C.  (December 12) — Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08)  released the following statement following the passage of the conference report for H.R.2, the Agriculture and … more
It is always about the gift.    I know folks that will tell you otherwise. They get caught up in the music. Or the eggnog. Or the little chocolate Santas. Or the fake snowflakes stuck to … more
TAMCO, INC., early 1980s (L to R): Terry Blakemore, Lynn Russell, and Joe Morris. more
10 YEARS AGO — Norandal Aluminum Holding Corporation laid off 74 workers at its Huntingdon plant.20 YEARS AGO — Precision Porous Pipes announced an expansion that would include doubling … more
We have been without TV, phone and internet service for the past couple of weeks. The cable company blames it on Hurricane Michael. I pointed out when I borrowed a phone and called to complain that … more
Elizabeth Barlow accompanies Girl Scouts in the 1979 McKenzie Christmas Parade. more
I was driving along the other day listening to a compilation of 1940s hits when the smooth, slightly Southern sound of Tennessee’s own Dinah Shore came charmingly out of the speakers:Shoofly … more
Graden Featherstone, former McKenzie Postmaster, 1979. File photo originally published in “A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee,” by The McKenzie Banner in October 2004. more
I mention Slick Tosh and people roll their eyes LIKE I’m making that name up for sure. Then I get down to the part where Rollin Trull rammed his big Harley right through the front door of the … more
20 YEARS AGO — Brothers Clint (age 17) and Chad (21) Crider of Huntingdon won first, second place, respectively, in the National Quarter Horse Association’s Pole Bending Contest in … more
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