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What’s Cookin’ Recipes – 6-13-17

Quick Salad by Nell Deck 1 can whole kernel corn (drained) 1 can green peas (drained) 1 large onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped ¾ cup vinegar (white or apple cider) ½ cup sugar Mix vegetables.  Mix vinegar & sugar & pour over vegetables.  Cover & store in refrigerator.  Keeps well in refrigerator.   Chicken Pasta ...

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City of McKenzie Commemorates Memorial Day


City of McKenzie Commemorates Memorial Day Awreath adorns the downtown McKenzie veterans’ monument to commemorate the sacrifice of the men and women who fought for and preserved the freedoms Americans enjoy. They gave the ultimate sacrifice for this nation. It was placed there at the conclusion of the annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday at 10:00 a.m. Dana Deem of ...

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BBQ, Blues On Broadway This Weekend


By Ernie Smothers   smothers@mckenziebanner.com MCKENZIE — Barbeque pit masters from the mid-south will converge on McKenzie’s Downtown Park this weekend to vie for trophies, bragging rights and a $700 top prize at the two-day, free admission, BBQ and Blues on Broadway cooking contest presented by the City of McKenzie. Cooking teams will compete in categories including chicken, ribs, pork, pit ...

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Candace Ridley Returns from Haiti


Candace Ridley Returns from Haiti BY LIBBY DAYHUFF McKenzie Banner Intern McKENZIE (May 24) — After spending a year in Haiti, Candace Ridley returned to McKenzie on April 3. The 2012 graduate of McKenzie High School served as a physical therapy intern with the organization myLIFEspeaks, where she assisted severely disabled children and adults with limited mobility. In addition to ...

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Murray State’s NPR Station to Host White House Correspondent

Tamara Keith, NPR White House Correspondent

MURRAY, Kentucky – Murray State’s public radio station 91.3 WKMS, partners with MSU Town & Gown to host a free public event featuring NPR White House Correspondent and PBS NewsHour Contributor, Tamara Keith. “An Evening with Tamara Keith” is Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at MSU’s Wrather Auditorium. It’s been a huge year for news and Tamara’s been ...

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Gospel Singing in McLemoresville

McLemoresville United Methodist Church is hosting a fifth Sunday night singing on Sunday, May 30, 6:00 p.m., at the church. The Russell Trio is the featured singers along with others who will lend their voices to praise the Lord. An add-a-dish meal starts at 5:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

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McKenzie Farmers Market Opens April 29

McKenzie Farmers Market Opens April 29 The McKenzie Farmers Market opens Saturday, April 29. The Market is located across from City Hall, 2470 Cedar Street, McKenzie. Hours of operation are Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – noon. Cost for booths is $5.00 per week or $20 for the whole season. Bedding and vegetable plants, shrubs, produce, food and craft vendors residing in ...

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McKenzie Planning Commission Meets Wednesday

McKenzie Planning Commission Meets Wednesday McKENZIE — McKenzie Municipal- Regional Planning Commission meets Wednesday, April 26, 3 p.m. in the McKenzie Municipal Complex. On the agenda is a review of a storage unit building site for Casey Drewry. Another item is the discussion of dormant land use along University Drive. The public is invited to attend.

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Chamber to Host ‘Day of Prayer’

Chamber to Host ‘Day of Prayer’ The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will again host the Carroll County Prayer Event in conjunction with the National Day of Prayer. The event will be held on May 4, 2017 at 8 a.m. at the Carroll County Airport. The public is encouraged to attend. The National Day of Prayer is not just a ...

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