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Bassmaster Tournament Series Returns To Carroll, Henry

Bassmaster Tournament Series Returns To Carroll, Henry BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The national championship locations and dates for the 2018 Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods have been released. B.A.S.S. signed a three-year contract with the Henry County Tourism Authority, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and Bethel University for the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High ...

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Huntingdon School Approves Mid-Year Graduation

Huntingdon School Approves Mid-Year Graduation BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (February 15) — Huntingdon seniors in the Class of 2019 and later can choose whether they graduate in December 2018 or May 2019 following action by the Huntingdon Special School District Board of Education last Thursday at the 7 a.m. meeting. The board approved a policy to “move on when ...

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Atwood Man Killed In Milan Shooting


Atwood Man Killed In Milan Shooting From the (Milan) Mirror-Exchange MILAN — Investigators with the Milan Police Department are seeking information on a shooting that took the life of an Atwood man Friday night, February 16. The shooting occurred in the Heritage Villas apartment complex around 8:30 p.m. Friday. Officers were dispatched to the scene after receiving a “shots fired” ...

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Rebels, Fillies Claim Titles


DISTRICT 11A BASKETBALL Rebels, Fillies Claim Titles BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 16-17) — The Huntingdon Fillies and McKenzie Rebels are the District 11A champions following respective wins in the tournament championship games Friday and Saturday at Bethel University’s Crisp Arena. The Fillies topped the McKenzie Lady Rebels 66-45 Friday to claim the crown, while the Rebels defeated the ...

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Candidates Set for County Races

Candidates Set for County Races Four for Mayor, Three for Assessor, Three for Circuit Court Clerk HUNTINGDON (February 20) — The deadline was Thursday noon for candidates for persons interested in seeking county offices in Carroll County for the August 2 general elections. A steady stream of candidates qualified through last Thursday for county mayor, county commission, assessor of property, ...

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McDonald’s Restaurant Evacuated

McDonald’s Restaurant Evacuated McKenzie Fire Department responded to a carbon dioxide leak at McDonald’s Restaurant on Highland Drive on February 17, 10:26 p.m. After a 911 call, units were dispatched to the scene. The firefighters found the occupants had all evacuated. Firefighters established a positive pressure fan and evacuated the harmful fumes from the building. A gas monitor indicated the ...

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5K Run, Evening Fund Raiser Planned in Memory of Morgan Fuller

FullerStrong Fundraiser     The family of the late Morgan Fuller is hosting a fundraiser to help families with children with health problems, families in need, and for college scholarships. The event is at the Carroll County Civic Center, 201 Fairgrounds Road, Huntingdon, Tenn. on March 3. Doors open at 5 p.m. and festivities are at 5:30 p.m. Activities include food, live ...

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Heart Healthy Event is February 32 at McKenzie Hospital

McKenzie Regional Hospital is hosting a Heart Healthy event free to the public on February 23, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Classroom 2 at 161 Hospital Drive, McKenzie. There will be various health screenings offered and educational material provided on smoking cessation and sleep apnea. The public is invited to come and learn how to improve their health and ...

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Illness Takes Toll on School Attendance

Illness Takes Toll on School Attendance CARROLL COUNTY — Influenza and other illnesses are greatly affecting enrollment in area schools. West Carroll Primary in McLemoresville closed on Friday, February 9 due to illness. Dexter Williams, director of schools, said the school had approximately 90 of the 215 total students out on Thursday when school officials decided to close for Friday, ...

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Carroll Countians Celebrate Black History at Webb School


Carroll Countians Celebrate Black History at Webb School McKENZIE (February 10) — The historic former allblack Webb School was the venue of the 2018 Black History Program sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee. People came to honor the heritage of African-Americans and their contributions to society. Dakota Jordan, a member of the Tennessee Highway Patrol assigned to ...

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