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LuLuBelles: A Work in Progress


LuLuBelles: A Work in Progress BY JIM POTTS banner@mckenziebanner.com Those who are wondering what is going on or what’s going to happen to LuLu Belle’s Florist may be waiting for a while. No prospective dates are in the works for a grand reopening in the near future. A complete remodeling inside and outside is underway at the site. The building ...

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McKenzie Memorial Library News

McKenzie Memorial Library News BY JEAN ALEXANDER Librarian Hard to believe that Summer Reading was in June and we had the best attendance and participation from the community in over five years! School has resumed and things are getting back to normal with new books on the shelves for your reading enjoyment. Technology is moving at such a fast pace ...

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Isaac Jeremiah Smith


NEW ARRIVAL Isaac Jeremiah Smith Jacob and Shawna Smith of Gleason are proud to announce the birth of their son, Isaac Jeremiah Smith, on July 19, 2018 at Henry County Medical Center in Paris. Isaac weighed seven pounds and five ounces. Maternal grandparents are Penny Meade of McKenzie and Shawn Meade of Greenfield. Paternal grandparents are Rufus Smith of Gleason ...

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Roadside Marker Erected at Site Of Deadly 1943 B-17 Crash


Roadside Marker Erected at Site Of Deadly 1943 B-17 Crash BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com © 2018 – Tri-County Pub., Inc. NEAR McKENZIE (July 11) — A roadside marker was recently erected by the Tennessee Historical Commission to designate the site of a fiery B-17 crash east of McKenzie that claimed the lives of eight crewmen during a training mission in ...

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Battons to Celebrate 50th Anniversary


Battons to Celebrate 50th Anniversary You are invited by the children of Bruce and Anita Batton to attend a 50th wedding anniversary celebration honoring them. The celebration is Sunday, August 5 from 1–3 p.m. at the McKenzie Church of Christ fellowship hall. No gifts please, your presence will be our gift.

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Carroll County Calling: A Book 40 Years in the Making


Carroll County Calling: A Book 40 Years in the Making Toedy Duke Releases A Look at 49 Citizens of Carroll County, Beyond CARROLL COUNTY — Lost for 40 years: What started a book to profile many people of Carroll County back in 1979 was put in a box and recently resurfaced as a history book. Margaret Toedy Holley-Gray-Duke found the ...

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Darris Nash: Still Going Strong at 90


Darris Nash: Still Going Strong at 90 BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (July 19) — Darris Nash was summoned to Premier Realty Thursday by owner/principal broker Susan Bradberry. Upon his arrival, she and her fellow office staff, Lauren Hyde and Laura Williams, surprised him with a cake for his 90th birthday. The nonagenarian is as active as anyone half his ...

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Bill Lee Campaigns in Carroll County


Bill Lee Campaigns in Carroll County HUNTINGDON (July 20) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee made a stop in Huntingdon as part of his Town Hall tour on Friday evening. Lee told of his life story, including the tragic death of his wife from injuries sustained a horseriding accident. He said he was a widower, raising his children, and used ...

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Wilson-Wainscott to Wed


Wilson-Wainscott to Wed Angie Wilson and Rusty Wainscott announce their engagement and forthcoming nuptuals. Angie is the daughter of Stan and Sheila Wilson of Paris and Karen and Kerry Laws of McKenzie and the granddaughter of Claytus and Helen Wilson of Paris, Mary Ellis of Paris and the late Floyd Ellis. Rusty is the son of Nancy and Ronnie Barker ...

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