MHS SOCCER BOOSTER CLUB TO MEET
The McKenzie High School Booster Club meets Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m. in the MHS library. Everyone is welcome; parents of boys and girls players are encouraged to attend. Come and meet the new coach, Karlene Cheatham.
MSSD BOARD WORK SESSION
The McKenzie Special School District Board of Education will conduct a work session on Thursday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the board office at 114 Bell Avenue. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the budget for the 20182019 fiscal year.
AREA LIFELINE BLOOD DRIVES
Lifeline Blood Services will conduct upcoming community blood drives at the following locations: Wednesday, June 20 at Tennessee Valley Community Church, Paris, from 2-6 p.m. and First Baptist Church, Atwood, from 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 27 at First Pentecostal Church, Huntingdon, from 2-6 p.m.
All blood donors in June, July and August receive a t-shirt and may register to win a Polaris Ranger 500 from Bob’s House of Honda.
ONE NIGHT REVIVAL
Friendly Church of God in Christ, 833 W. Walnut St., McKenzie, will have a one night revival Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. The speaker is Rev. Tim Flatt from Murray, Kentucky. Prayer starts at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
ICE CREAM FUNDRAISER
Friendly Church of God in Christ, 833 W. Walnut St., McKenzie, will have an ice cream fundraiser Saturday, July 7 beginning at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. The public is invited. For more details, call Sister Maggie Jones at 731-418-1661.
HENRY CO. OFFICE ON AGING FUNDRAISER BREAKFAST
The Henry County Office on Aging is having a fundraiser to support hotel expenses for a trip to the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum on September 14-15. The fundraiser is Saturday, June 16 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central Community Building cafeteria at 55 Jones Bend Rd. Ext., Paris. The menu consists of all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, milk, orange juice and coffee. The price is $8 per person; children under 13 are $4. Donations will also be accepted. There will also be a bake sale and a $50 gas card will be given away. Pay at the door. Thank you for supporting the Henry County Office on Aging.
RIBBON-CUTTING AT PEPPERS FORD
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribboncutting for the Grand Opening of Peppers Ford in McKenzie (formerly Tri-County Motors) on Saturday, June 23 at Noon. The Grand Opening will last until 4 p.m. and feature entertainment for kids, food and live music.
ITT MILAN FORMER EMPLOYEE REUNION
Former employees of ITT Milan will gather on Thursday, July 12 at Hig’s Restaurant in Milan. Social hour at 5:30 p.m. with a buffet meal at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $13.50 per person including meal and tip. All former employees are welcome.
CARROLL COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE
Carroll County Relay For Life Event Night, “Just Cure It” is Friday, June 22 at Carroll County Civic Center.
4 p.m. — Doors open for food and activities 5-6:30 p.m. — Survivor Registration and Reception 6 p.m. — Welcome Ceremony: MC Tim McBride, National Anthem by Patrick Steele and Presentation of Colors by Huntingdon Boy Scout Troop 73 6:15-6:45 p.m. — Blues Brothers 7-7:45 p.m. — Opening Ceremony: Recognition of sponsors, teams and survivors followed by the Survivor Lap 7:45-8 p.m. — Magic Show by Judge John Everett Williams 8-9 p.m. — Entertainment by various performers 9-9:30 p.m. — Luminaria Ceremony followed by the Luminaria Lap 9:30-10 p.m. — Entertainment 10 p.m. — Closing Ceremony Cake walk and silent auction throughout the evening inside; food and games outside.
T.A.R.P. ADA CELEBRATION
T.A.R.P. Center for Independent Living’s annual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Celebration, featuring an ice cream social and silent auction, is Saturday, July 14 at 2 p.m. at 1027 Mineral Wells Ave. #7, Paris.
CARROLL COUNTY E911 BOARD TO MEET
The board of directors for the E911 Communications District in Carroll County meets in a regular session Tuesday, June 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center Training Room, 210 Norandal Drive, Huntingdon.
CARROLL COUNTY BUDGET COMMITTEE TO MEET
The Carroll County Budget Committee meets Thursday, June 21 at 5 p.m. at the Carroll County Mayor’s Office at 625 High St. Suite 101, Huntingdon. The public is invited to attend.
CCHS LOW-COST CAT SPAY, NEUTER VOUCHERS
The Carroll County Humane Society provides low-cost cat spay/ neuter vouchers for $35.00. Come by the shelter 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturdays. Call Paris Vet Clinic and set up your appointment. Take your cats in one morning and they come home the same day! That’s all there is to it.
Here’s all the information you need about these vouchers: Your city of residence or income doesn’t matter—anybody can buy these vouchers. You can buy as many as you need. All vouchers must be used at Paris Vet Clinic. Vouchers expire one month from purchase. You can use these for your cat or the neighborhood stray. You can buy the vouchers for others to use for their cats. This is an ongoing program. Cats just need to weigh two pounds, which is usually at around eight weeks of age.
WATER AEROBICS IS BACK
Water Aerobics at Bethel Pool is Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to noon (summer hours).
MCKENZIE MEMORIAL LIBRARY SUMMER READING EVENTS
McKenzie Memorial Library will be rocking the month of June with its Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock.” Each event will be held at the Park Theatre in downtown McKenzie.
Wednesday, June 20 at 1 p.m. — Movie Day, which is always a lot of fun for all. Admission is free!
Wednesday, June 27 at 1 p.m. — “The Pro-Kids Show” featuring Scott Humston. This show has been called “a must-have event” for every school-age child in America. Through music, magic, stories and lots of laughs, kids and parents discover the importance of character.
CARROLL COUNTY BOARD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES TO MEET
The regular monthly meeting of the Carroll County Board of Public Utilities is Thursday, June 21 at 2:30 p.m. in the office of the Carroll County Electric Department at 103 W. Paris Street, Huntingdon.
LONG HEIGHTS VBS
Long Heights Baptist Church – McKenzie, 260 Old Paris Road, hosts Vacation Bible School Sunday, June 24 through Thursday, June 28 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dinner will be included each night.
FAMILY DANCE AT DRESDEN AMERICAN LEGION
American Legion Post 94, 8288 Highway 22, Dresden will host a family dance (no alcohol) every Friday from 7-10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Entry is $6 per person.
WEBB ALUMNI MUSEUM
Webb High School Alumni, Inc., and the Webb High School Alumni Museum Committee welcome all to visit the museum at 938 West Walnut Ave., McKenzie, open every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment.
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.
MCKENZIE TOUCHDOWN CLUB MEETS MONTHLY
The McKenzie Touchdown Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at 8 p.m. in the high school Library. The meeting is open to anyone in the community interested in supporting the football programs at the middle and high school.
OVERFLOW CHURCH PICNIC AT THE PARK
The Overflow Church is having at picnic at the Mulberry Park every first Saturday of the month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be free lunch, clothes, and books.
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.
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!