JOHNSON TEMPLE C.M.E. CHURCH PRAYER SUMMIT
The Johnson Temple C.M.E. Church hosts a Prayer Summit each Thursday at 5 p.m. Join to pray for unity, love and peace in our communities, our nation and the world.
The family of the late Morgan Fuller is hosting a fundraiser to help families with children with health problems, families in need, and for college scholarships.
The event is at the Carroll County Civic Center, 201 Fairgrounds Road, Huntingdon, Tenn. on March 3. Doors open at 5 p.m. and festivities are at 5:30 p.m.
Activities include food, live music, fun, and fellowship. Tickets are $10 per person and include a catfish dinner.
FULLERSTRONG 5K RUN
The first FullerStrong Foundation 5K Run is Saturday, March 3, 8 a.m. in downtown Huntingdon. The 5K run starts at 8 a.m. and the one-mile fun run is 8:10 a.m. Entry fee is $20 for adults, $15 for students. Shirts only are $15. Registrants prior to February 19 are guaranteed a printed t-shirt. For more information, contact Patsy Myers, 731-225-1205, Jessica Trevathan, 731-415-9838, Jeff Fuller, 731-415-6335, or Wanda Fuller, 731-415-9287.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-MCKENZIE SINGING
First Baptist Church, 619 Stonewall Street North, McKenzie, presents an evening with Colin Elliott and Paul Silcock, Christian singers/songwriters from Northern Ireland Sunday, February 11 at 6 p.m.
CARROLL COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE GOSPEL SINGING
The Carroll County Relay for Life is having a gospel singing Saturday, February 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Pentecostal Church (across from Save-A-Lot in Huntingdon). There is no admission fee. A love offering will be taken. All proceeds go to Relay for Life. Come enjoy a great night for a great cause!
CARROLL COUNTY PROPERTIES COMMITTEE TO MEET
The Carroll County Properties Committee meets Monday, February 12 at 5 p.m. at the Carroll County Office Complex Conference Room at 625 High Street, Huntingdon. The public is invited to attend.
LENTEN FISH FRY
Holy Family Catholic Church is hosting its annual Lenten Fish Fry, 256 Cotham Drive, Huntingdon. It is Friday, February 16, and Friday, February 23, 4:30 to 7 p.m. . Price is $9.00 or $4 for persons under age 8. Carry out is available.
Menu includes: Catfish, hushpuppies, cole slaw, white beans, fries, dessert, and drink.
WEAKLEY COUNTY DEMOCRATS TO MEET
The Weakley County Democratic Party meets Tuesday, February 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Greenfield Senior Citizens Center. Friends welcome.
UPCOMING CARROLL COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY EVENTS
Butler Bowl III, Saturday, February 10 at noon at Bethel University’s Baker Field House — Teams will be announced soon and we are super excited to have some returning “puppies” joining us again along with some new ones. Folks are encouraged to vote for MVP (most valuable puppy) with their wallets to support CCHS. Come out to see adorable puppies play with footballs!
Pre-Valentine’s Day Essential Oil Rollerball Make & Take Ladies Night, Monday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Bethel University’s Vera Low Center Boardroom — Ladies, grab your friends and join us to make cocktail-themed, essential oil roller balls and enjoy great snacks and beverages. This will be a fun way to get ready for Valentine’s Day and treat yourself (after all, you deserve it). Reserve your seat by emailing Jenni at jennimarlow511@ gmail.com or sending CCHS a Facebook message. Seating is limited. Admission includes beverages, snacks and two rollers for only $20. Additional rollers may also be purchased. The entire cost of admission goes directly to CCHS’s vet bill.
BINGO, Friday, February 23 from 6-9 p.m. at the Carroll Bank & Trust Community Room, 19510 Main Street, W. Huntingdon — Bingo is 50 cents per game card; grand prize is a $100 Walmart gift card. Block City pizza, plus snacks and desserts, will be available. This is always a fun event for adults and kids alike, so come out and spend your Friday evening with us!
PAWS FOR A CAUSE 5K
The Paws for a Cause 5K series in McKenzie is Sunday, March 4 from 10 a.m.-Noon at the city park, 570 Como Street. This family/ dog friendly event is a must have on your racing/walking calendar. This 5K will benefit the Carroll County Humane Society. Bring your dogs, on a leash, and help support CCHS, get some exercise and have some fun!
All registrants receive a custom finishers medal and T-shirt along with some great swag. Most importantly, you will be helping to raise funds for CCHS and help support its mission. Get all the details and register at www.pfac5k.run.
Paws for a Cause 5K benefits local animal welfare charities across the country. Sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka and their Vodka for Dog People program, the event series brings communities together for a day of fun, all in support of our furry friends.
DICAMBA TRAINING REQUIRED FOR 2018
The University of Tennessee Extension Service- Carroll County is host a Dicamba training Thursday, February 15 at 8:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Office Complex.
Anyone applying Dicamba in 2018 is required to have a restricted use pesticide card, complete the 2018 Dicamba Training, have their pesticide card and 2018 Dicamba Completion Certificate with them when applying Dicamba and follow all the rules and regulations that apply to Dicamba usage.
Cost for the training is $25. Please feel free to contact the Carroll County Extension Office at 731-986-1976 with questions. The University of Tennessee Extension Office offers its programs to all eligible participants and does not discriminate.
MCKENZIE SCHOOL BOARD FEBRUARY MEETING RESCHEDULED
The McKenzie Special School District Board of Education monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 6 has been changed to Thursday, February 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the board office at 114 Bell Avenue.
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.goodman@youthvillages. org. Contact the Paris office at 731-641-4141.
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 selfdeprecating 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.
CARROLL COUNTY TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT
The McKenzie Table Tennis Club will host the “Best of Carroll County” Table Tennis Tournament on Saturday, February 17 at 10 a.m. at the McKenzie Farmers Market Building. The event is for Carroll County residents. Entry fee is $10; trophies will be awarded to the top three finishers. Entries must be received by Wednesday, February 14. For more information, contact Chris Edlin at 731-352-0158.
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.
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 731-4182772 or George P. at 731-418-2243.
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!
GLEASON ROTARY PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Gleason Rotary Club is hosting its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, February 24, 6:30 to 10 a.m. at the Simply Southern Café. Tickets are $6.00 each. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, biscuits, gravy and drink. Tickets can be purchased from any Gleason Rotarian, at the McKenzie Banner or the Bank of Gleason.