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McKenzie Police Reports

McKenzie Police Reports Vandalism — According to a report filed by MPD Patrolman Austin Jones, on February 22 at approximately 10:05 p.m., the officer responded to a call from a residence located on Magnolia Avenue regarding a vehicle’s tires being slashed. Upon arriving at the scene, the officer spoke with the vehicle owner, Charles P. Brill, 19, Peachers Lane, Indian ...

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Carroll County General Sessions Reports

Carroll County General Sessions Reports The following cases were bound over to the Grand Jury: Crystal Bratton, White Street, McKenzie: failure to appear-misdemeanor, theft of property-$500-$1,000, aggravated burglary. Stephanie M. Thomley, Foxwood Drive, Spring City: schedule II drugs: manufacture, deliver, sell, possess, schedule VI drugs-marijuana plant / hash 2 pounds, 1 gram-four pounds. The following cases were disposed: Paula A. ...

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Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports Assault — A Huntingdon woman was arrested February 22 following a domestic incident. Deputy Christopher Adams charged Lara Weakley, 45, of 722 Bobbit Road with simple assault. According to Adams’ report, deputies were dispatched to 720 Bobbit Road. Weakley’s boyfriend had called to report an act of violence, but immediately claimed it was a joke. When ...

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Smashing Records, Setting Standards in College Angling


BETHEL UNIVERSITY BASS FISHING TEAM Smashing Records, Setting Standards in College Angling BY GARRY MASON Bethel University Bass Fishing Coach LAKE GUNTERSVILLE, ALABAMA (February 23-25) — The Bethel University Bass Cats competed against one of the largest collegiate bass fishing fields ever assembled as 248 boats representing schools and universities from all over America competed in the FLW Yeti Southern ...

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Fillies Advance to Region 7A Semifinals


Fillies Advance to Region 7A Semifinals BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (February 23) — The Fillies played a methodical, disciplined game Thursday night to begin the Region 7A Girls Basketball Tournament, possibly their final game in their home gymnasium. The District 13A champs hosted the 14A fourth-seed Union City Lady Tornadoes, with the loser’s season ending and the victor a ...

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Fillies Advance to Region Final, Clinch Sectional Appearance


Fillies Advance to Region Final, Clinch Sectional Appearance BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 25) — The Huntingdon Fillies kept Carroll County alive in the basketball playoffs, earning themselves at least two more games as they defeated Trenton-Peabody, 56-39, in the Region 7A Semifinal at Bethel University’s Crisp Arena Saturday night. The Fillies will face the Dresden Lady Lions in ...

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Rebels Eliminated in Region Opener


Rebels Eliminated in Region Opener BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 24) — The Rebels’ season came to an end Friday evening as they hosted the Halls Tigers (District 14A fourth seed) in the opening round of the Region 7A Boys Basketball Tournament. McKenzie took a lead after the first quarter, but was slightly outscored in each of the last ...

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Tide Buzzer-Beater Eliminates Mustangs, 54-53


REGION 7A BOYS BASKETBALL Tide Buzzer-Beater Eliminates Mustangs, 54-53 BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (February 24) — In Region 7A quarterfinal boys basketball action, Huntingdon, led by the phenomenal outside shooting of Keeton Bailey (24 points including four treys) and inside production of center Davion Phillips (14), appeared to be on the verge of advancing to the Region Semifinals after ...

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Looking Back


Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — Senior McKenzie cheerleaders Jenna and Anna Smith were selected to serve as counselors and instructors for the Universal Cheerleaders Association at middle and high schools across Tennessee. *West Carroll senior Addy Greer blocked 200 shots in her final season to break the single- season TSSAA record. Her 320 career blocks was ...

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Area Sports Calendar

MARCH 2-16 Area Sports Calendar March 2 (Thursday): 5:00 p.m.- USJ Softball scrimmage at McKenzie High School; 7:00 p.m.-Region 7A Boys Championship (TBD) at Bethel’s Crisp Arena. March 9 (Thursday): 6:30 p.m.-McKenzie Basketball Banquet. March 11 (Saturday): McKenzie High School Softball scrimmage at Adamsville High School. March 13 (Monday): 4:30 p.m.West Carroll High School Baseball at Greenfield High School; 5:00 ...

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