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Opinion
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All In The Family

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

A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

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

Looking Back from our Archives

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

If The Class Of ’65 Had Been In Charge...

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

A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

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

Looking Back from our Archives

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

A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

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

If The Class Of ’65 Had Been In Charge...

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

Prehistoric Search Engine

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

Looking Back from our Archives

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

Letter: United Neighbors Needs Volunteers

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

Atwood Couple Bound Over to Grand Jury on Over 300 Animal Abuse Charges

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

A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

1940-41 McKenzie High School Football Team - Front Row (L to R): J. B. Johnsonius, Norvell Headden, Doug McCadams, Lucian Nelson, Phillip Williams, R. L. Reynolds, Tommy Connley, Mack Buckley. Second … more

Letter: Dear McKenzians,

I am begging you to please contact your state/federal representative, senator, and Govenor about the closing of the McKenzie Hospital! Below is a letter that I have sent to Representative Holt. I … more

Letter: Dear Representative Holt

Katherine Cummings8/10/18Representative HoltState Representative District 76Tennessee General Assembly425 5th Avenue NorthSuite 400 Cordell Hull Bldg.Nashville, TN 37243 Dear Representative Holt:I … more

They Got The Ball Rolling…

I read it again. And again. And one more time. It was two sentences under the “Today in History” column of a local newspaper. It carried me instantly miles and years away from the kitchen … more

Looking Back from our Archives

10 YEARS AGO — Champion Homes of Tennessee’s new manufacturing plant in Dresden celebrated the production of the first manufactured home to roll off the assembly line since the company … more
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