GREATER ENON BAR-B-Q OR BUST
Greater Enon Church is selling BBQ rib and pulled pork plates Friday, January 19 from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Greater Enon Church Center, 103 Chestnut Ave., McKenzie. Each plate includes one meat, three sides and a drink for $8. Delivery is available, call 731415-4396 or 731-418-0200.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-BRUCETON CHILI SUPPER, SILENT BAKE AUCTION
The First Baptist Church-Bruceton, 30960 Broad Street, is hosting a chili supper and silent bake sale auction Saturday, January 27 from 4-7 p.m. The meal costs $5. The silent bake auction will follow after the meal. For more information, call 731-586-4212 or visit www.firstbaptistbruceton.com.
MCKENZIE’S ANNUAL CHOCOLATE TOUR
McKenzie’s annual Chocolate Tour is Friday, February 3. Tickets are $5 and will be sold in advance. Ticket holders will vote for the best chocolates, and the winners will be recognized. Organizers request that businesses let them know if they will participate by Friday, January 12. To participate or for more information, call Jennifer Waldrup at 731-352-2292.
MCKENZIE SCHOOL BOARD CALLED MEETING
The McKenzie Special School District Board of Education has a called meeting Thursday, January 18 at the board office at 5:30 p.m. to consider appointing a person to complete the unexpired term of former board member Brad Davis.
MCKENZIE SCHOOL BOARD FEBRUARY MEETING RESCHEDULED
The McKenzie Special School District Board of Education monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 6 had be changed to Thursday, February 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the board office at 114 Bell Avenue.
CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS
Carroll County Democrats are urged to attend the upcoming caucus on Saturday, January 20 at the civic center to select local Democrats for the 2018 election. The doors will open at 11 a.m. to begin signing in. In case of inclement weather, the caucus will be Saturday, January 27.
FOSTER CARE OPEN HOUSE
Youth Villages, 412 Tyson Avenue, Paris, will host a foster care open house Tuesday, February 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Donna Goodman at 731-660-6767, 731-988-8776 or donna. firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact the Paris office at 731-641-4141.
HISTORY OF CARROLL COUNTY, GUITAR MEN II
“The History of Carroll County – Guitar Men II” is Tuesday, January 23 at McKenzie’s Park Theatre at 6 p.m. This forum is a continuation of The first “Guitar Men” show presented in November 2017. Notable musicians to be highlighted include Glyn Jones, Don Page, Sammy Butler and Dale and Leslie Cooper.
CARROLL COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO MEET
The Carroll County Election Commission meets Tuesday, January 23 2018, 6:30 p.m., for its quarterly business meeting. The meeting will be in the Election Commission Office at 625 High Street Suite 113 Huntingdon.
The agenda includes: discussing poll workers for 2018 elections; discussing the May 1 2018 Republican Primary; and, open the floor for a public forum. If you wish to address the County Election Commission, during the meeting, please contact the Election Office at least 24 hours before the meeting to appear on the agenda.
MCKENZIE ARTS, CRAFTS CLUB
The McKenzie Arts and Crafts Club meets every Tuesday evening at the McKenzie Farmers Market. Anyone interested in sketching, painting, drawing or creating crafts is welcome. Beginners and experienced artists are both needed. For more information, contact 731-352-0158.
MCKENZIE-CARROLL COUNTY UNITED NEIGHBORS
United Neighbors is accepting winter 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!
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 INDUSTRIAL BOARD MEETS MONTHLY
McKenzie Industrial Board meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m., in the former railroad depot building.
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.
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 731-418-2772 or George P. at 731-418-2243.
HEATHER LAND ‘I AIN’T DOIN IT’ IS COMING TO MCKENZIE
Heather Land is bringing her performance to McKenzie’s Park Theater on Thursday, February 8, 2018, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
For tickets, visit Eventbrite, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ heather-land-i-aint-doing-it-tickets- 41345276836?aff=efbevent.
Heather Land — “I Ain’t Doin It” has a knack for finding the funny out of the frustrating. Leaving no stone (or people) left unturned, she hilariously unravels everyday events that cause us to laugh, not only at each other, but more often than not, ourselves. From ex-husbands to failed diets, her ability to deliver consistent comedy in a self-deprecating style has made her adored by millions of people of all ages.
Her one-woman show is peppered with some sarcasm and a whole lot of truth has made HEATHER LAND a household name. Blending humor with reality has endeared her to millions, but it is Heather’s roots that grow down deep in the soil of her Tennessee home that makes her not only relatable but downright lovable.