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County Unemployment Rate Drops 1.1 Percent

County Unemployment Rate Drops 1.1 Percent Carroll County’s May unemployment rate of 4.0 percent dropped 1.1 percent from the April rate of 5.1 percent. Neighboring Henry County’s May unemployment rate of 3.4 percent dropped 0.9 percent from the April rate of 4.3 percent. Weakley County’s May unemployment rate of 3.5 percent dropped 0.7 percent from the April rate of 4.2 ...

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Rotary Hears Program on Dementia

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Rotary Hears Program on Dementia Steve Parker and Cathy Gniewek, R.N., presented a program on dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease to the McKenzie Rotary Club. They represented Henry County Medical Center and the Lake Haven Behavioral Health Center in Paris. Dementia is a blanket term for memory loss. Early diagnosis is key to working with the disease. It can start with ...

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Milam, Buchanan Resort, Paschall Farms Win Top Awards

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PARIS-HENRY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Milam, Buchanan Resort, Paschall Farms Win Top Awards BY SHANNON MCFARLIN WENK/WTPR News Director PARIS (June 22) — Longevity and service seemed to be the theme as long-time contributors to the good of Henry County were given the year’s top awards at Thursday night’s Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at the Henry County ...

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Area Cub Scouts Enjoy Fun-Filled ‘Bug Hunters’ Day Camp

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Area Cub Scouts Enjoy Fun-Filled ‘Bug Hunters’ Day Camp BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (June 5-9) — Nearly 50 Cub Scouts from five counties learned new skills and made new friends at the annual Bedford Forrest District Twilight Camp held at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. This year’s theme was “Bug Hunters”. Each day of the week-long camp offered fun activities, ...

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Rotary Hears About Red Cross

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Rotary Hears About Red Cross McKENZIE (June 6) — McKenzie Rotary Club members heard a program on the American Red Cross on Tuesday. David Hicks, executive director of the Mid-West Tennessee Chapter, spoke about the mission and services of the organization. The Mid-West Tennessee region includes Carroll, Weakley, Henry, Gibson, Crockett, Henderson, Haywood, Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, McNairy, Hardin, and is ...

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Mama T ’ s

Mama T ’ s WHAT’S COOKIN’ By Teresa Washburn Surprise Pickles 1 quart whole dill pickles drain and slice 12 whole cloves 2 cup sugar 2 sticks cinnamon, broken 3 tablespoon vinegar Put in air tight container. Put all ingredients in it. Leave unopened for 24 hours. Stir one time at bedtime. Next day, put in jar and put in ...

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Morning Glory Garden Club Celebrates National Garden Week

Morning Glory Garden Club Celebrates National Garden Week McKENZIE (June 6) — On June 6, the Morning Glory Garden Club celebrated National Garden Week by putting together five beautiful floral designs. These flowers came from all of the club’s gardens in which the club members enjoy growing and sharing with others. These five arrangements were taken to City Hall, Lakeside, ...

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McKenzie Garden Club Hosts 90-Year Anniversary Event

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McKenzie Garden Club Hosts 90-Year Anniversary Event McKenzie Garden Club is celebrating its 90th anniversary in McKenzie. The event was celebrated with an open house on May 26. McKenzie Garden Club President Donna Ward called the meeting to order at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She thanked hostesses Myra Sasser and Judy McCadams and all who worked on decorating the ...

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Flemings Celebrate 60th Anniversary

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Flemings Celebrate 60th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fleming celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 8, 2017. They reside in Collinsville, Illinois with their son, Don Fleming and wife, Kristy. In McKenzie, their daughter, Linda Swalley and her husband, Barry Swalley Sr., their daughter, Becky Dickson her son, Tyler Boggs and daughter, Chloe Dickson. Their son, Barry Swalley, Jr,, ...

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