HENRY ELEMENTARY FALL FESTIVAL
Henry Elementary School will host its Fall Festival Friday, November 3 from 5-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome. There is no admission charge; tickets will be available to purchase for games, face-painting, cake walk and more. There will be a silent auction, a bake sale, door prizes, concessions and a costume contest for students from any school in grades Pre-K to eighth grade. Games will be inside the school.
WESTPORT MISSIONARY BAPTIST YOUTH NIGHT
Westport Missionary Baptist Church invites everyone to Youth Night service Sunday, November 5 at 6 p.m. Bro. Ryne Bivens will be the guest preacher. Elder Chris Wallace is the pastor.
BENEFIT LUNCHEON FOR CHRIS BOXELL
A benefit luncheon for Chris Boxell and family is Sunday, November 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mallard’s Restaurant in Huntingdon. Dine-in or carryout for $10. Whole desserts will also be available for sale. Tickets can be purchased at City Drug, Maddox Insurance or at the restaurant.
ANNUAL QUARTET CONVENTION AT CIVIC CENTER
The 38th Annual West Tennessee Quartet Convention is Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Civic Center in Huntingdon.
Friday’s groups are Faith Crossing, Frog Jump Quartet, Russell Trio, Gospel Edition, Long Family, Thomas Family, The Barnetts, Gospel Road Singers and The McEwens.
Saturday’s groups are Master’s Call, Earmark, True Witness, The Finchers, Gospelaires, Living Truth, With Willing Hearts, The Ross Family, and The Jubilaires.
The will be no admission charge, however, a love offering will be taken.
Concession will be available by Jim and Linda Burcham. For more information: 731-987-3203.
CARROLL COUNTY RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE TO MEET
The Carroll County Resolutions Committee meets Monday, November 6 at 9 a.m.at the Carroll County Mayor’s Office at 625 High Street, Suite 101, Huntingdon. The public is invited to attend.
VFW POST 4939 BBQ PLATE FUNDRAISER
The VFW Post 4939 is having a BBQ plate fundraiser Saturday, November 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Each plate is $7.
PARIS, HENRY COUNTY OPERATION CHRISTMAS
Paris and Henry County is holding an Operation Christmas. Their mission is to provide Christmas gifts to children that have families that are facing financial hardships during the holidays. They also provide for the treasured elderly who have no family around for the holidays. You can donate items for Christmas packages for the children and the elderly by placing new and gently used items into a drop box at T.A.R.P. located at 1027 Mineral Wells Avenue in Paris. Elves are needed to help with wrapping and the party. Santa will be giving out gifts.
Gifts and collection suggestions are as follows: Youth — toys, games, basketballs, footballs, dolls, mittens and gloves; Adolescents — socks, under garments, t-shirts, tank tops, toiletries (lotion, soap, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste), sprays (Bath and Body Works type for girls, AXE for boys), nail polish, shampoo and conditioner sets, make up (eye shadow, eyeliner, mascara), ear buds, and books; Seniors — fleece blankets, boxes of cards, lotion, combs, brushes, socks, gloves, hats, blankets, gowns or pajama bottoms, and denture supplies; General Supplies — wrapping paper, tape, scissors, and shoe boxes. For more information contact Dora at 731-644-0026.
OPIOID, MARIJUANA SEMINAR
A discussion on opioid and marijuana will take place on the campus of Bethel University on Thursday, November 2, 11 a.m. in the Vera Low Student Activities Building. Melisa Lassiter is the speaker from the Weakley County Prevention Coalition. The public is invited to attend.
BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH HARVEST DAY
Bethel Baptist Church, 25755 Highway 22, McKenzie, and Pastor James Hazlewood invite everyone to Harvest Day Sunday, November 5. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., and morning worship is at 11. The Bethel University Renaissance Quartet will sing at 1:15 p.m.
UPCOMING ‘PICNIC AT THE PARK’ EVENTS
Events begin at 11 a.m. and are at Mulberry Park unless otherwise noted.
November 18 — Potluck Community Lunch at Webb School December 16 — Potluck Community Lunch at Webb School
A Veterans Dinner, sponsored by American Legion Post 37, is Tuesday, November 7 at 6 p.m. at Hig’s Restaurant in McKenzie. All veterans are invited.
VALE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. ANNUAL CHILI DINNER
Vale Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual chili dinner on Saturday, November 4 at the Vale Community Center located at 26165 Highway 114, north of Hollow Rock. Serving times are 3-7 p.m. A Touch of Grey will provide music. If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation, or for more information, please call Pam Wade at 731-415-3935. Thank you for your support!
MCKENZIE INDUSTRIAL BOARD MEETS MONTHLY
McKenzie Industrial Board meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m., in the former railroad depot building.
CHORUSES NEEDED FOR MAIN STREET CHRISTMAS
HUNTINGDON — Main Street Christmas will be here soon! It’s on Saturday, December 9, 2 p.m.– 6 p.m.
Churches or individuals interested in participating in the children’s or adult chorus groups, please call The Dixie at (731)9862100. Adult choruses will sing on the Carroll County Courthouse steps near the Live Nativity and Children’s Choruses will sing on The Hal Holbrook Theatre stage at The Dixie. Chorus slots available between 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Carroll County Budget Committee to Meet Carroll County Budget Committee will meet Monday, November 6, 6:00 p.m. at the Mayor’s Office, 625 High Street, Suite 101, Huntingdon. The public is invited to attend.
INMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL FUNDRAISERS
On Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. the third annual IMS Holiday Market will be held inside Inman Middle School Gym located at 400 Harrison Street, Paris. Join us for a day of wonderful Christmas shopping and family entertainment. Also, a Christmas-themed Frozen Elf On A Shelf Fundraiser for teams of 6 to 12 players will be in the Escape Room that afternoon. Cost is $15 per person.
LONG HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH PERISHABLE FOOD GIVEAWAY
Long Heights Baptist Church Perishable Food Giveaways are on the second and fourth Wednesday night each month at 8 p.m. at the church located at 260 Old Paris Road in McKenzie.
MCKENZIE-CARROLL COUNTY UNITED NEIGHBORS
United Neighbors is accepting summer clothing at this time. Please be sure those 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. The store is closed Wednesday afternoon and Friday-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!
PING PONG AT MCKENZIE FARMERS MARKET
Come to the McKenzie Farmers Market, 2451 Cedar Street, every Monday at 6 p.m. for Ping Pong. Beginners and experts are welcome, just show up with a paddle. There is no cost.
WATER AEROBICS RETURNS TO BETHEL POOL
Water aerobics has returned to Bethel pool each Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.
OVERCOMERS SUPPORT GROUP
Overcomers is a support group to help individuals and families overcome and manage addiction, anger, depression, codependency and alcoholism. Overcomers meet every Tuesday night at Overflow Church from 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. For more information, contact Cruz Legens at 731-514-8902 or Erin Legens at 731-514-9255.
AA MEETINGS AT MCKENZIE HOSPITAL
McKenzie Regional Hospital is sponsoring Alcoholic Anonymous on Sundays, 8-9 and Wednesdays, 8-9. For information, phone Robert H. at 731-4182772 or George P. at 731-418-2243.