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McKenzie Board of Education to Meet

McKenzie Board of Education to Meet The McKenzie Board of Education meets Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 p.m. at the McKenzie Elementary School Library (enter through back door), 114 Bell Avenue. The agenda includes: Recognition of retiring teacher, Ms. Jo Ann Elam; Consider for approval budget amendments; Consider for approval 2017-2018 budget for the IDEA and Carl Perkins Federal Projects; Consider ...

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Cole, Hunley to Wed


Cole, Hunley to Wed Mr. and Mrs. Russell Cole and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Hunley request the honor of your presence at the wedding ceremony of their children Sarah Elizabeth Cole and Kurt Thomas Hunley. The couple will be wed in a ceremony officiated by Bro. Joey Simmons on the evening of May 13 at 5 p.m. at The Barns ...

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Pearson Releases First Album


Pearson Releases First Album HUNTINGDON (March 11) — Kaley Pearson recently celebrated the release of her first album, Perfectly Imperfect, with family and members of the community at an album release party at the Huntingdon Elks Lodge. The 13-year-old singer-songwriter’s album was released in February. It can be found on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. Kaley’s music can also be ...

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Carroll Arts Painting Winners Announced


Carroll Arts Painting Winners Announced BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (April 21) — Rain showers outside Carroll Bank and Trust failed to dampen the festive mood inside the bank’s lobby as Callie Bratton, 16, a sophomore at Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central High School and daughter of Rich Bratton and Jenny Bratton, won first place and $100 in the Carroll Arts Talent ...

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Nine County Seniors Selected for Chamber’s ACT Wall of Honor


Nine County Seniors Selected for Chamber’s ACT Wall of Honor Nine high school seniors from Carroll County were recognized by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce for their academic excellence – by scoring a 29 or better on the national ACT test. The ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test, used for college admissions, that equally measures students across ...

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FFA Hosts Live Plant Sale


FFA Hosts Live Plant Sale BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (April 13) — McKenzie High School FFA hosted its annual live plant sale Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the greenhouse on the campus of the school. FFA students sold vegetable plants, annuals, and perennials in six packs or flats, or in hanging baskets. Lindsey Parham, instructor, said she has 70 ...

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David Johnson Chorus to Perform with Rebel Singers


David Johnson Chorus to Perform with Rebel Singers The David Johnson Chorus invites everyone to come with them and step back through the way-back time machine, back to the amazing 1960s and 70’s, when everything was “groovy,” “far out,” and “cool.” It was when the styles of music were as wide ranging as they’ve ever been and gave birth to ...

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