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Corker, Colleagues Urge Administration to Reconsider Proposal to Sell TVA Transmission Lines

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today joined 14 of his congressional colleagues, including every member of the Tennessee delegation, to send a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging the administration to reconsider its proposal to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) transmissions assets. “TVA’s continued success and ability to provide low-cost power is vital to the TVA ...

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Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Honors Fourteen High School Seniors


Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Honors Fourteen High School Seniors Students Selected for Chamber’s ACT Wall of Honor CARROLL COUNTY — Fourteen high school seniors from Carroll County were honored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce for their academic excellence, by scoring a 29 or better on the national ACT test. The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ...

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Early Voting Underway in GOP Primary

Early Voting Underway in GOP Primary HUNTINGDON — Early voting began last Wednesday and continues through April 26 in the county’s May 1 Republican primary. Voter totals between Wednesday and Saturday, April 14 were 108 persons. Persons wishing to vote in the county-level Republican primary can do so at the Carroll County Election Commission Office, 625 High Street, Huntingdon. Early ...

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D.A. Matt Stowe Reviews Animal Neglect Case

D.A. Matt Stowe Reviews Animal Neglect Case ATWOOD — District Attorney Matthew Stowe is reviewing the evidence after local authorities removed some 150 animals from an Atwood residence on April 8. A spokesman for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department said there will be charges, however, it is yet to be determined what charges and how many. Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) ...

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Election Forum Scheduled Tuesday

Election Forum Scheduled Tuesday McKenzie Industrial Development Board is hosting a political forum for local candidates in Carroll County. The event is Tuesday, April 24, 6-8 p.m. at the McKenzie Park Theatre on Cedar Street in downtown McKenzie. The four candidates for county mayor will participate in a question and answer session. Other candidates will have an opportunity to meet ...

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McKenzie Receives Grant for Depot Renovation


McKenzie Receives Grant for Depot Renovation McKenzie Is One Of 25 Communities To Receive Grant NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced 25 communities will receive more than $1.5 million in the third round of Tourism Enhancement Grants to assist with tourism infrastructure assets. The City of McKenzie received Photo ...

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McKenzie Native To Lead THP


McKenzie Native To Lead THP TENNESSEE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) Commissioner David W. Purkey named Lieutenant Colonel Dereck Stewart as colonel of the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Colonel Tracy Trott will retire after 40 years of service on May 31, 2018. Stewart will assume the role of Colonel on June 1, 2018. ...

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Obituary for Thomas Aird, Mary Lou Aird

Tom and Mary Lou Aird

THOMAS AIRD MARY LOU AIRD CUBA CITY, WISCONSIN – Heaven gained two very special angels on April 7, 2018. Thomas M. “Tom” Aird, 62, and Mary Lou Aird, 60, of Dickeyville, Wisconsin died as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident while visiting family in Tennessee. Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 16, 2018, at St. Rose of Lima ...

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T-shirt Sales to Benefit Coach Aird, Family


  McKENZIE – A custom-designed t-shirt is available for sale with the proceeds benefitting Coach Misty Aird and her family. Bethel Ladies’ Soccer Coach Misty Aird, her daughter, and in-laws were in an automobile crash that claimed the lives of the in-laws and seriously injured Misty. She is recovering in a Memphis hospital. A group of friends designed a special ...

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Bethel Coach Aird Injured in Two-Car Wreck


Bethel Coach Aird Injured in Two-Car Wreck In-Laws Fatally Injured TRENTON (April 7) — Bethel Women’s Soccer Coach Misty Aird is remains hospitalized at The Med hospital in Memphis following a 1 p.m. two-car accident that also injured her daughter, Gracie and killed her in-laws, Thomas and Mary Louise Aird, and the driver of the other car, Anthony McMinn. According ...

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