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McKenzie Approves Budget, Tax Rate

McKenzie Approves Budget, Tax Rate BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (August 9) — McKenzie Mayor and Council approved the first of two readings on the 2018-19 fiscal year budget during the August 9 meeting. Mayor Jill Holland announced the tax rate remains unchanged from the previous year. The tax rates for the tri-county city are: Carroll County and Henry County ...

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Trooper Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident

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Trooper Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident SHARON (August 10) — Trooper Clint Steven Todd, 38, of Huntingdon was seriously injured when a pickup truck struck his motorcycle while in Sharon. According to a report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Albert Ray Simpson, 29, of Kenton was traveling on east on Mount Vernon Road attempting to cross U.S. 45 when he ...

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McKenzie Wins $25K Grant For Dog Park

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McKenzie Wins $25K Grant For Dog Park BY JIM POTTS banner@mckenziebanner.com McKenzie was the recent winner of a grant for a dog park from the Randy Boyd Foundation. Fresh off of a run for the Republican nomination for Governor, Randy Boyd and his wife, Jenny, were in town Wednesday, August 8 to present a check for $25,000 to Mayor Jill ...

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Joe Perkins Honored For 30-Year Service As Firefighter

Joe Perkins Honored For 30-Year Service As Firefighter McKENZIE (August 9) — Joe Perkins of McKenzie was honored for 30 years of service as a member of the McKenzie Fire Department. Mayor Jill Holland read a proclamation honoring Perkins during the August term of the McKenzie Mayor and Council meeting. Family, friends, and fellow firefighters were in attendance. Perkins was ...

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Budget, Tax Rate Approved By Commission

Budget, Tax Rate Approved By Commission CARROLL COUNTY (August 13) — In their last session prior to the new county administration, Carroll County commissioners approved the 2018-19 fiscal year budget and set the tax Commission rate. Leaving the Commission on September 1 are: Gaylon Sydnor, Joey Darnall, Will Radford, and Ronnie Owen, along with Mayor Kenny McBride. The 2018-19 tax ...

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Mary Frances Pate, 1926 – 2018

McKENZIE, Tenn. – Funeral Service for Mary Frances Pate, 92, will be Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. Brother Greg Barker will officiate. The family will receive friends on Sunday 11 a.m. – until service time. Internment is at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, McKenzie, Tenn. Mrs. Pate, a retired school teacher for McKenzie Special School District, ...

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County, City, School to Lose Tax Revenues with Sale Of Hospital Building

County, City, School to Lose Tax Revenues with Sale Of Hospital Building CARROLL COUNTY — The governmental entities of the County of Carroll, City of McKenzie, and the McKenzie Special School District will suffer a decline in tax revenue once the McKenzie Regional Hospital closes and sells its assets to Baptist Memorial Health Services of Tennessee. According to the tax ...

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McKenzie Medical Center Closes OB Department

McKenzie Medical Center Closes OB Department McKenzie Medical Center announced today it plans to close its obstetrics department following last week’s announcement of the closure of McKenzie Regional Hospital. “With heavy hearts we regret to announce our OB Department will be closing. The OB Department closing is a direct result of the closure of McKenzie Regional Hospital and there is ...

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Bluegrass Anglers Take Bassmaster Junior National Championship

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Bluegrass Anglers Take Bassmaster Junior National Championship West Carroll Team Of Nelson, Ricketts Placed 11th HUNTINGDON — By the smallest of margins, Trey McKinney and Carter Wijangco of the Bluegrass Jr. Bassmasters outlasted the 54-team field to win the 2018 Bassmaster Junior Championship on Carroll County 1,000 Acre Recreational Lake. Their two-day total of 17 pounds, 6 ounces, gave them ...

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Newcomers Butler, Bradberry Win Countywide Office Over Incumbents

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Newcomers Butler, Bradberry Win Countywide Office Over Incumbents CARROLL COUNTY — Political Newcomer Joseph Butler defeated long-time Carroll County Mayor Kenny McBride during the August 2 county elections in Carroll County. Butler received 3,914 votes, McBride 1,983, and T. Richard Goodwin, 179. Goodwin had suspended his campaign and endorsed Butler. Newcomer Sarah Bradberry defeated long-time Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk ...

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