Fish Fry at Church of the Living God
The Church of the Living God, Temple 347 at 116 South Porter Street, Paris, will have a fish fry on Saturday, February 4 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Plates are $10, complete with all the trimmings.
VFW Post 4939 Post Activities Breakfast
The VFW Post 4939 is having a breakfast February 11 from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Sausage, grilled bologna, country ham, eggs, biscuits, red-eye gravy, white gravy, orange juice and milk will be served. All you can eat for $7.
Murder-Mystery Dinner Theatre Auditions
Phillip Collins is holding auditions February 5 at 2:00 p.m. for a murder-mystery dinner theatre to be presented February 25 at 6:30 p.m., at Wildwood Event venue, located at 121 Union Church Rd., McKenzie. Audience members will enjoy a New Orleans-style meal and hone their sleuthing skills to solve a murder mystery. Tickets are $150 for a table of six, or $30 each. Tickets can be purchased at City Hall until February 21. Contact Jennifer at McKenzie City Hall for additional information 731-352-2292.
Westport Missionary Baptist Church Youth Night
Westport Missionary Baptist Church will host its Youth Night service on February 5, 6:00 p.m. Guest speaker is Felipe Reyes. Brother Chris Wallace is the pastor.
Upcoming West Carroll Primary School Events
February 9 – Family Literacy Night. All grades, 5-7 p.m.
February 13-17 – Book Fair. Open daily during school hours, Tuesday until 7 p.m.
February 14 – Parent Teacher Conference. 3:15-7 p.m.
Carroll County Rules Committee to Meet
The County of Carroll Rules Committee will meet Monday, February 6, 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Carroll County Office Complex, 625 High Street, Huntingdon. The public is invited to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to explore the possibility of fewer monthly meetings for the Carroll County Commission.
Carroll County Resolutions Committee to Meet
The Carroll County Resolutions Committee meets Monday, February 6, 9:00 a.m. at the Carroll County Mayor’s Office, 625 High Street, Huntingdon. The public is invited to attend.
McKenzie Industrial Board to Meet in Special Session
McKenzie Industrial Board meets Tuesday, February 1, 6 p.m. at the former railroad depot. The purpose is the ongoing discussion concerning the hiring of a new executive director.
Cumberland Presbyterian Church Chili Cookoff, Dinner Theatre
The Cumberland Presbyterian Church is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a chili cook off and dinner table Saturday, February 4 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The chili judging is at 5:00 p.m. with the winner announced at 7:00 p.m. Dinner includes chili, homemade cornbread, drinks, and desserts, $8 each ($20 maximum per family). Bethel University Renaissance Bluegrass Band and Renaissance Theatre will entertain. All entrants are welcome for the cook off. A prize package will be awarded. Please call to register at 731-352-2440.
McKenzie High School FFA Selling Strawberries
McKenzie High School FFA is selling strawberries as a fund raiser. The price is $22 a flat (8 quarts) and $12 for ½-flat (4 quarts). Delivery is in early March. Strawberries can be purchased from any FFA member or in the front office of the McKenzie High School.
Sarcoidosis Support Group to Meet
West Tennessee Sarcoidosis Support Group meets Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m. at Reedy Creek Baptist Church, Adams Street, McLemoresville. For more information, phone 731-986-9832 or 731-697-3912.
Huntingdon First Baptist Dinner Theater
Huntingdon First Baptist Church presents its annual dinner theater on February 2-4. The play this year is “The Last Pirate of the Caribbean,” a mystery with audience involvement. Tickets go on sale January 9 for $18, $16, and $14. The dinner theater is a fundraiser for the summer youth trip. For ticket information, please call the church office at 731-986-5000.
Very Special Arts Festival
This year’s Very Special Arts Festival is Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Carroll County Civic Center. This day is set aside for the children of Carroll County to enjoy free arts and crafts activities and stage performances. We will once again feature face painting, nutritious snacks, wearable crafts, and much more. In addition, and in conjunction with the Carroll County Technical Center, a car cruise-in will take place in the Civic Center parking lot.
Currently, we are in need of and taking reservations for arts and crafts booths and stage performances. School groups, church groups, civic organizations and individuals are all encouraged to participate in this exciting event for the people of Carroll County.
Please call 986-4482 ext. 240 for more information and to reserve your booth/performance time.
Bethel University Water Aerobics
Bethel University water aerobics is back! Come get in shape and have fun with us Tuesday at noon and Friday at 1:30 p.m. Each one-hour session is $3.
McKenzie Industrial Board Meets Monthly
McKenzie Industrial Board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the former railroad depot, Bruce Street, McKenzie.
Baptist Huntingdon Offering Diabetes Prevention Program
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon is offering a free diabetes prevention program, Prevent T2, to Tennessee residents who meet certain criteria. It is designed to help those most at risk for diabetes and provides the tools needed to make healthy lifestyle choices. For 16 weeks, participants will meet weekly with program participants for weigh-ins, learn how to make healthier food choices, and exercise at least 150 minutes per week. These lifestyle changes may help participants lose weight, and have proven to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 58% in people at high risk. At the end of 16 weeks, you will then meet once a month for the next six months for support and to ensure successful habits take hold. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a part of the Centers of Disease Control and funded by the Tennessee Department of Health Project Diabetes Grant. Sign up today by contacting Cindy Cole, RN, at 731986-7096 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
McKenzie, Carroll County United Neighbors
United Neighbors is accepting winter clothing at this time. Please be sure they are clean and in good condition. If the bin is full, please take items to other donation boxes.
Food: crackers, cereal, ravioli, spaghetti noodles, and evaporated milk.
Personal Hygiene: Deodorant, toothpaste and brushes, bar soap and shampoo.
Assistance and shopping are from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and 9 a.m. until noon on Wednesday. We will be closed Wednesday afternoon and Friday and Saturday and Sunday.
Call 352-0547 with any questions. Donation hours: during store hours. Please no glass or boxes in the bin. Do not leave items outside!
Gleason Rotary Pancake Breakfast
Gleason Rotary Club is hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday, February 4, 6:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the Simply Southern Café. Tickets are $5.00 each. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, biscuits, gravy and drink