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We are a blessed nation. We just don’t act like it at times. We’d rather fuss and carry on and point fingers at each other than eat chocolate ice cream. Naturally, we are all … more
10 YEARS AGO — A fire at Replogle Lumber Company in Henry destroyed the office building and an adjoining storage building.*The City of McKenzie was awarded three grants totaling $511,450. The … more
Specialty Gifts and Hallmark Center, owned and operated by Christine Dickson and Tracy Chandler, occupied the Mack’s Variety Store location in the 1980’s. Photo submitted by Ruth … more
10 YEARS AGO — The McKenzie Board of Education voted to cease the removal of Colonel Reb, which originated from a charge of infringement of the University of Mississippi’s trademarked … more
Kesley Colbert, writer of Hunker Down With Kes, did not submit a column this week because his town of Port St. Joe, Florida was devastated by Hurricane Michael. The Colbert family is safe and well. more
10 YEARS AGO — The Terry community’s annual Fall Festival raised $15,050 for the Carl Perkins Center. The event offered a plethora of activities from 8 a.m. to midnight.20 YEARS AGO … more
Oh drats! They called off the parade. I was looking so forward to it. I’ve never seen a ninety-two million dollar parade! But can you just imagine! They must have been planning on giving away … more
McKenzie High School 1945 Little Ten Champions — Top Row (L to R): Punk Akers-mgr., Franklin Fesmire, Hugh Roark, Joe Quesenberry, Walter Roark, Robert Hearne, Ralph Smith, J. D. Parker, Robert … more
10 YEARS AGO — LeAnn Webb was crowned Carroll County Little Miss Fairest of the Fair. Other members of the court included First Maid Sadie Martin, Second Maid Megan Delaney, Third Maid Natalie … more
Holland Farms Ice Cream Wagon, (Pulled by Old Dutch), 1952. Pictured: Tom and Bob Putman. File photo originally published in “A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee,” by The McKenzie … more
I could tell Cathy wasn’t pleased by the way she said, “Is this the only one they had?” Well, no, it wasn’t. But it was the least expensive. It required minimum assembly. And … more
10 YEARS AGO — NFL Hall-of-Famer and former Trezevant High School football captain Gene Hickerson died at age 73.*Tori McQuesten was crowned Huntingdon High School’s Homecoming Queen. … more
McKenzie Concrete Products, Highland Drive, early 1950s. File photo originally published in “A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee,” by The McKenzie Banner in October 2004. more
Oh drats! They called off the parade. I was looking so forward to it. I’ve never seen a ninety-two million dollar parade! But can you just imagine! They must have been planning on giving away … more
I’m going to die without ever kissing Jane Hill. I was reminded of that all over again as news of Google’s latest eavesdropping methods hit the airways. According to the latest reports, … more
10 YEARS AGO — Kayla Hopper was crowned Carroll County Junior Fairest of the Fair. Other members of the royalty included First Maid Mary-Ashton Blakeman, Second Maid Kristen Lowe, Third Maid … more
For half of a century, United Neighbors has maintained an unblemished record of assisting our local neighbors in need.Whether it is for food, clothing, electric bills, or other basic needs, United … more
HUNTINGDON — At the request of Paris Attorney Bruce Griffey, who is representing the Animal Rescue Corps in the case against the Atwood couple charged with over 300 counts of animal cruelty, … more
I am reminded of an inscription above the arched doorway of a hospital I once read--“The wealth of a nation lies in the health of its people.” No one can argue with that. You can be … more
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