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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

Lifeline Blood Services Announces Collection Dates

Lifeline Blood Services of Jackson, Tennnessee announces September 2018 collection dates and places.Tuesday, Sept. 4 First Baptist Church Henderson 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 Hardin Co. Med. Ctr. … more

Recently Elected Carroll County Officials Administered Oath of Office

HUNTINGDON (August 31) — The oath of office ceremony for the new term of all elected county officials was Friday, August 31, 2018 at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Courthouse in the large courtroom … more

TNT Pizza Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

City officials and downtown merchants welcomed TNT Pizza to its new location, 37 Broadway Street in downtown McKenzie. Tom and Teresa Van Selow opened in the former T’Bird’s restaurant … more

Carroll County Agenda Includes Committee Assignments, Electric Board Appointment

Carroll County Commission convenes Monday, September 10, 7:00 p.m. for its first meeting during the Mayor Joseph Butler administration. On Labor Day, the Resolutions Committee approved the agenda for … more

Credit Card Skimmers Discovered at Local Fuel Pumps

McKENZIE (September 5) — Police Department is alerting the public about “skimmer” devices found at two gas pumps at a local convenience store. The devices use Bluetooth technology … more

Atwood Man Dies, Bruceton Woman Injured in Crash

Sawyers Mill, Tenn. (September 5)—The Tennessee Highway Patrol has released more information on the accident which killed an Atwood man Tuesday morning on Hwy. 70 in Benton County.Pronounced … more

Trezevant Board Facing Vacancies After November Election

TREZEVANT (September 6) — The Trezevant Board of Mayor and Aldermen gathered for a special called meeting Thursday to address the uncertain future of the board.On the November ballot are the … more

Watershed Authority Hears Updates on Projects

HUNTINGDON (August 28) — Carroll County Watershed Authority members were given an update on projects, events, and grants involving the Carroll County 1000-Acre Recreation Lake. A state Local … more

Mobile Home Destroyed Behind Huntingdon Motel

Huntingdon Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire immediately behind Huntingdon Motel on U.S. 79 East on Monday morning around 7:40.Firefighters responded quickly and protected the nearby … more

McKenzie High School Beta Club Inducts 48

McKENZIE (September 9) — Members and sponsors of the McKenzie High School Beta Club gathered in the theater Sunday afternoon to induct another 48 students into their ranks, joined by family and … more

McKenzie Rotary, Huntingdon Lions Hold Combined Meeting

McKENZIE (August 21) — McKenzie Rotary Club and Huntingdon Lions Club held a combined meeting on Tuesday, August 21 at Bethel University. Lions President Brock Martin and Rotary President … more

Carroll County Seniors Place First in Brain Games

MARTIN (August 17) — A team from the Carroll County Office on Aging traveled to the Gateway Senior Center Friday to compete in the Northwest Tennessee District Brain Games. The “Carroll … more

Retiring Members of the County Commission, Mayor

Three of the four commissioners leaving the Carroll County Commission and Mayor Kenny McBride were honored for their service during the Monday, August 14 meeting of the Carroll County Commission.Left … more

Gleason’s Tater Town Special Set For September 1

Tater Town is the place to be this week as the Gleason Gazelles and the Gleason Community are gearing up for the 45th annual Tater Town Special. The theme for this year’s event is Tater Town … more

Mitchell Resigns as Trezevant Mayor, Blaylock Sworn In

TREZEVANT, Tenn. (September 4, 2018) — Dennis Mitchell tendered his resignation as mayor of the Town of Trezevant on Wednesday, August 22. Vice-Mayor Bobby Blaylock was sworn in as the new … more

Carroll County Remains Top 10 in Unemployment

NASHVILLE — Carroll County remains in the top 10 in unemployment across the State of Tennessee.According to the July 2018 labor force estimates from the Tennessee Department of Labor and … more

Webb School Alumni Labor Day Weekend

Webb Alumni Labor Day Weekend 2018 events are in the Webb High School Auditorium in McKenzie.The school closed in the mid-1960s and the student consolidated with other schools in the county.Friday, … more
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