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Rebel Cameron Oakley Named First Team All-State

Rebel Cameron Oakley Named First Team All-State The Tennessee Sportswriters Association recently announced its selections for the All-State Football teams. This year, McKenzie senior defensive back Cameron Oakley was named to the Class 2A First Team Defense. He was the only player from Carroll County to be named to the first team. In the Rebels’ 2015 season, which culminated in ...

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McKenzie Middle School Science Fair Winners

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McKenzie Middle School Science Fair Winners On Monday, December 7th, all eighth grade students participated in the annual McKenzie Middle School Science Fair competition. Students’ projects were divided into three categories: Consumer Science, Chemistry, and Physics. First, second, and third places were given in all categories, and one group received the “Best in Show” award for the best overall project.

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Annual Bald Eagle/Waterfowl Auto Tour

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Annual Bald Eagle/Waterfowl Auto Tour (Courtesy Joan Stevens) The Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge will once again host the annual Bald Eagle / Waterfowl Tour on Saturday January 9th from 12:00 – 5:00 pm. On this day the refuge will offer a free event for the public to enjoy an afternoon to view waterfowl and wildlife on ...

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Hundreds of Needy Families Assisted

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Hundreds of Needy Families Assisted McKenzie United Neighbors and First Baptist Church hosted a Second Harvest Mobile Pantry on Saturday, December 12. Individuals from many McKenzie churches and other towns in Carroll County helped unload the truck and give away the food. Approximately 270 families were served a box with a ham, milk products, various breads and desserts, fresh produce, ...

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Local Citizens Receive Christmas Decoration Awards

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Local Citizens Receive Christmas Decoration Awards Each year during the Christmas season, the Morning Glory Garden Club gives a $100 Traditional Lighting award for the best decorated house. This year’s recipients were Dwayne and Linda Bolton at 365 Tower Road. The club also gives a $50 award for the Best Decorated Business Window. This year’s recipient was Cloud 9 Boutique, ...

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Technical School Students Help Carl Perkins Center

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Technical School Students Help Carl Perkins Center The Carroll County Technical Center’s DECA chapter and the Principles of Technology Program hosted the Polar Express Fun Night Toy Drive in support of the Carl Perkins Center. The Polar Express Fun Night took place at the Carroll Bank and Trust Community Building on December 10, 2015. At the event, children from the ...

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Google Locating Data Center in Clarksville

Google Locating Data Center in Clarksville NASHVILLE (December 22) — Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Google officials today announced the company has acquired the former Hemlock Semiconductor site in Clarksville, which it will work to transform into a data center. Google plans to invest $600 million in the project – the ...

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Drawing Classes at The Dixie

Drawing Classes at The Dixie HUNTINGDON — Beginning January 11, 2016, Laura Smothers DeVille will be teaching Basic Drawing & Design Principles classes for kids (grades 4-8) and adults at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center. Both the adult and youth classes are introductory level and will explore the Elements of Art and Principles of Design. The ...

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New Year’s Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Veterans

New Year’s Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Veterans The Unforgotten Motorcycle Club and T-Bones Tavern are sponsoring a new year’s day “Ride of the Red Legs” to benefit area veterans. The poker run begins at noon at T-Bones. The event is scheduled regardless of the weather. There are 50/50 drawings and giveaway drawings. Cars and trucks are also welcome. The cost ...

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