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Commission Hears Report On Industrial Development


Commission Hears Report On Industrial Development HUNTINGDON (August 14) — Carroll County commissioners and an audience of spectators, mostly members of the McKenzie Industrial Development Board (IDB), received word from Carroll County Mayor Kenny McBride he will draft a letter in support of a specific economic development project being guided by the McKenzie IDB. McBride said the county will take ...

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Nation, Locals Prepare for Solar Eclipse


Nation, Locals Prepare for Solar Eclipse BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com Photo by Brad Sam/The Banner On August 21, approximately 500 million people across North America will pause their normal Monday routines and step outside to witness a rare and almost magical celestial event. A total solar eclipse will traverse the continent along a 70-mile-wide path from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to ...

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Bethel Invites Community to Birthday Bash

Bethel Invites Community to Birthday Bash McKENZIE — Bethel University is inviting the community to its 175th Birthday Bash this Saturday, August 19 on the school’s McKenzie campus. The Bethel Birthday Bash is in conjunction with Bethel’s 2017 traditional student freshman orientation and with the kickoff of the Fall 2017 traditional semester beginning Monday, August 21. The Birthday Bash begins ...

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Martin is New Councilman


Martin is New Councilman McKENZIE (August 10) — Jason Martin of McKenzie was administered the oath of office to serve as councilman of Ward II during the August 10 meeting of the McKenzie Mayor and Council. Martin is filling the unexpired term of David Hochreiter, who resigned once he moved his residency outside the city limits. Martin is a McKenzie ...

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Suspects Face Multiple Charges


BRUCETON LIQUOR STORE BURGLARY UPDATE Suspects Face Multiple Charges BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (August 11) — According to Carroll County General Sessions Court documents obtained by The Banner, four of the five suspects captured after burglarizing Old Railroad Wine and Spirits located at 29795 Broad Street in Bruceton in the early morning hours of August 8 and fleeing from ...

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Grants to prepare economic development sites for market   NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today the opening of the next round of site development grant applications to help communities transform industrial sites to shovel-ready status.   As part the Select Tennessee Site Certification program, the site development grants are intended to help communities overcome barriers ...

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Carroll County Man Recovered From Tennessee River

Carroll County Man Recovered From Tennessee River BY SHANNON MCFARLIN WENK/WTPR BENTON COUNTY — Several area rescue squads recovered the body of a missing Bruceton man from the Tennessee River this morning. Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher said at 8 a.m. Sunday morning that the body had been recovered. Saturday night, two cadaver dogs alerted to the same spot in ...

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Russell Family Dentistry Opens


Russell Family Dentistry Opens There’s a new Dr. Russell in McKenzie. Dr. Travis Russell, a 2008 graduate of McKenzie High School, opened his dental practice Tuesday, August 1 in the same location where his grandfather, Harold Russell practiced for 56.5 years, 1956 to 2102, when illness forced him to retire. The new practice is named Russell Family Dentistry and is ...

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Burned Baby is in Cincinnati Hospital


Burned Baby is in Cincinnati Hospital CARROLL COUNTY — No charges have been filed in a case involving a four-month old boy, who was severely burned while in the care of an adult babysitter. The incident occurred on July 27, when Danielle Stover left her infant son, Maddox Lee Stover, in the care of a friend as she went to ...

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