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Media Representatives To Attend Open Records, Open Meetings Seminar

Media Representatives To Attend Open Records, Open Meetings Seminar HUNTINGDON — Representatives from area media outlets are hosting a seminar on the subject of open meetings, open records at 10 a.m., Thursday, August 17 in Huntingdon at the Carroll Bank and Trust Community Room. Deborah Fisher, executive director of the Tennessee Coalition of Open Government (TCOG), is the featured speaker ...

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Henry County Chamber Hosts The Moving Wall

Henry County Chamber Hosts The Moving Wall The Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce is bringing “The Moving Wall” a Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial to Paris for Labor Day weekend. The Moving Wall will be on display at Eiffel Tower Park, available 24 hours a day beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 31 and ending at 1 p.m. on Monday, September ...

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My Heroes Were Not All Cowboys

HUNKER DOWN WITH KES My Heroes Were Not All Cowboys Donald Pinson, Bobby Putman, Arden Reynolds, Kelly Dill…I remember the names like it was yesterday. You don’t ever forget your first heroes. Roland Argo didn’t run down the football field…he glided! I saw Kenneth Branon tackle that big running back from Lexington so hard it rattled MY teeth. And I ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — 4,852 Carroll County students returned to school, including 1,403 at McKenzie, 1,296 at Huntingdon, 1,052 at West Carroll, 709 at Hollow Rock-Bruceton and 392 at Clarksburg. *McKenzie attorney Larry Logan was awarded the Kenneth A. Turner Award for collaborative efforts with communities by the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services in a ...

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McKenzie City Council Agenda

McKenzie City Council Agenda The McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council convenes Thursday, August 10, 6 p.m. at the McKenzie Municipal Complex. a. Call to Order; b. Prayer; c. Pledge of Allegiance; d. Roll Call; e. Mayor’s Welcome; f. Approval of Minutes; g. Swearing in of new Councilperson Jason Martin; h. Financial Matters; i. Old Business • Public Hearing on ...

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I’m Whitening My Teeth

HUNKER DOWN WITH KES I’m Whitening My Teeth And I’m sitting right by the phone. Day and night. Waiting for my call. I figure it’s about my turn to be the next White House Chief of Staff. As far as I can tell the job ain’t all that hard. You just have to stand in front of a few reporters, ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — Trezevant High School graduate Gene Hickerson was inducted into the National Football League Hall of Fame, a first for Carroll County. A team captain in 1953, he played fullback and linebacker for Trezevant. His play at the tackle position for Ole Miss landed him in the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. ...

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Living at Lakeside News

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Living at Lakeside News McKENZIE — Lakeside residents have been busy this summer. July was filled with special events and activities and August is packed with fun outings, entertainment, and activities. Residents especially enjoyed recent visits from the youth of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the youth from Long Heights Baptist Church During their visits the youth did some ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR POLICY

LETTER TO THE EDITOR POLICY Letters to the editor bear the opinion of the letter writer, and not necessarily that of the newspaper management or staff. Letters of opinion are not verified for accuracy of fact and truly stand only as the writer’s opinion. Letters to the editor of public interest are solicited. Most letters, not libelous or harmful, will ...

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Animals in Hot Vehicles

Animals in Hot Vehicles Recently I was visiting our local Humane Society when they received a call of an animal left in a locked vehicle. I commend the person for wanting to help and encourage others to do so, however time could have been saved by notifying law enforcement first. Below is a summary of TN law regarding infants OR ...

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