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Bethel Academic Theatre Presents ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ this Week

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Bethel Academic Theatre Presents ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ this Week McKENZIE — Bethel University’s Academic Theatre will present the play “A Raisin in the Sun” Feb. 23-25 as part of the school’s Black History Month activities. “A Raisin in the Sun” is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959. The title of the play comes ...

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Todd, Sturdivant to Wed

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Todd, Sturdivant to Wed Morgan Todd of Paris and Matt Sturdivant of Camden will marry Saturday, February 25 at The Venue at Waddell Place in McKenzie. Morgan is the daughter of Philip and Lisa Todd of Paris. She is a graduate of Henry County High School and UT-Martin. She is the marketing director for Derksen Portable Buildings. Matt is the ...

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Jacob Cruse Dominates At Paducah Competition

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KAPELLERS FIGHT TEAM Jacob Cruse Dominates At Paducah Competition PADUCAH, KENTUCKY (February 18) — At the C4 Mixed Martial Arts Combat Championships in Paducah, Jacob Cruse, fighting for Kapellers MMA of McKenzie, devastated his opponent in a 170-pound welterweight match with superior striking skills to earn a technical knockout 34 seconds into the first round. Photo and information courtesy Arthur ...

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McKenzie Elementary School Literacy Event

McKenzie Elementary School Literacy Event McKenzie Elementary School is hosting a community-wide literacy event entitled, “One School One Book” during the month of March. The “Big Reveal” of details about the program and introduction of the book to students takes places on Wednesday, March 1 during the school’s 9:00 a.m. assembly. Contact MES librarian Carol Nanney or Principal Amanda Batts ...

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Oak Manor Residents Celebrate Valentine’s Day

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Oak Manor Residents Celebrate Valentine’s Day McKENZIE (February 11) — Oak Manor celebrated Valentine’s Day with a party featuring Elvis impersonator Davis of Taylor of McKenzie, crowning of King and Queen Michael Abney and Blondell Young, and a cupcake war competition. During the party, Elvis impersonator Davis Taylor of McKenzie put on a wonderful presentation Oak Manor residents Michael Abney ...

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Chocolate Tour Winners

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Chocolate Tour Winners Overflow Church in downtown McKenzie was the winner of the City of McKenzie’s annual Chocolate Tour. The church family prepared a variety of chocolates for taste sampling on Saturday, February 4. Downtown merchants participated in the tour as a way to get ticket holders into their places of business and compete for the coveted trophy. Overflow Church ...

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Mrs. Lorrie Brown’s First Grade Class Reaches Reading Goal

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Mrs. Lorrie Brown’s First Grade Class Reaches Reading Goal Mrs. Lorrie Brown’s first grade class reached their reading goal of 1,000 Accelerated Reader points in January. The class maintained an average of 96.3% correct in comprehension while achieving their goal. Congratulations to the class and keep up the hard work!

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Soil Conservation District to Hold March Election

Soil Conservation District to Hold March Election The Carroll County Soil Conservation District is holding an election March 13-17, 2017 to fill three positions on the Board of Supervisors. The positions up for election are Doris Smith, Allen Espey and Ricky Chandler. The elected supervisors will assume their position beginning April 1 and hold these positions for a term of ...

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Halford Discusses Legislative Session at Chamber Forum

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Halford Discusses Legislative Session at Chamber Forum HUNTINGDON (February 10) — State Representative Curtis Halford, who represents Gibson County and a portion of Carroll, was the featured speaker at the first of three legislative briefing hosted by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. Halford is in his ninth year in the General Assembly. The representative said the deadline for filing ...

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