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Board Approves $69,295 Bad Debt Write Off

CARROLL COUNTY ELECTRIC BOARD Board Approves $69,295 Bad Debt Write Off BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (June 22) — During the regular monthly meeting of the Carroll County Electric Board (CCED), board members, at the recommendation of Carroll County Electric Department General Manager Danny Brawner, approved the FY 2017 bad debt write off totaling $69,295.87 for uncollected accounts. Prior to ...

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The Library Lines

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The Library Lines Summer Reading is in full swing at the Carroll County Library. Last week, we had 55 children come out for the Train Tour. We toured the Carroll County Complex building, watched model trains set up and run by Michael Knowles and rode the community train around town. Coming up this Friday, June 30 at 10 a.m., WBBJ ...

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McKenzie Planners to Consider Rezoning Along University Drive

McKenzie Planners to Consider Rezoning Along University Drive A parcel of land, located on University Drive and adjacent to the storage building of the former Moseley Feed Mill is being considered for rezoning from light manufacturing to residential. McKenzie Municipal-Regional Planning Commission convenes June 28, 3 p.m. to discuss the matter. The meeting is at City Hall. The property is ...

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Two Henry County Felons Sentenced for Possession of Weapons

Two Henry County Felons Sentenced for Possession of Weapons JACKSON (June 26) — Jeffrey Whitehead and Keenan Kendall were sentenced to 149 months in federal prison for being felons in possession of firearms. Lawrence J. Laurenzi, Acting U.S. Attorney, announced the sentences Monday. According to information presented in court, on January 5, 2016, members of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office ...

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Carroll County Relay For Life is July 7

Carroll County Relay For Life is July 7 Carroll County Relay For Life north and south units join forces for the first time in many years to host a single event of Relay For Life at the Carroll County Civic Center on Friday, July 7, beginning at 4 p.m. The July 7 event is rescheduled from June 23, when Tropical ...

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Three Ribbon-Cutting Events Scheduled in McKenzie

Three Ribbon-Cutting Events Scheduled in McKenzie Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the City of McKenzie each scheduled ribbon- cutting events in McKenzie for this week. Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon- cutting ceremony at Dynamix Physical Therapy on Thursday, June 29, 10:30 a.m. Dynamix is located at 103 Main Street-South, McKenzie and adjacent to Fred’s store. ...

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Bethel in Good Standing with ‘SACS’

Bethel in Good Standing with ‘SACS’ The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), often known as “SACS” has officially removed Bethel University from probationary status, and the school is once again in good standing with the accrediting agency. The announcement came only six months after Bethel was placed on probation status by SACSCOC for failure to ...

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Cancer Survivors Honored at Dinner

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Cancer Survivors Honored at Dinner CARROLL COUNTY — Survivors of cancer and their caregivers were honored during the Carroll County Relay For Life Survivors’ Dinner on Tuesday, June 20. Honored were 110 survivors of cancer and their caregrivers attending the dinner at the Carroll County Civic Center. Sisters, Johnny Beth Nolen and Kathy Whitehead spearheaded the event. They said they ...

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Buena Vista Assault Suspect Identified, At-Large

James P. Hill is wanted for questioning for aggravated burglary and kidnapping in Carroll County and in Humphreys County. Carroll County Sheriff Andy Dickson stated that on Monday afternoon his agency responded to reports of a home invasion and kidnapping off McKee Levee Road involving the assault and binding of a 97-year-old woman and knife-induced captivity of two people. Information ...

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