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Tosh Farms Creating 45 Jobs Near McKenzie


By Jason Martin   jmartin@mckenziebanner.com Henry (December 6) — Tosh Pork, LLC, announced Wednesday the family-owned operation plans an expansion creating 122 new jobs over the next five years. Within the next few months, a 7,500 head sow farm will be completed near McKenzie creating 35 jobs along with 10 support staff positions in 2018. The McKenzie facility, a $15 million ...

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Huntingdon Motel Annex Burns


By Joel Washburn   washburn@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon Fire and Rescue units responded to the Huntingdon Motel on December 7, 1:40 p.m. at 22650 East Main Street, Huntingdon. Upon arrival, firefighters found an annex apartment completely engulfed in flames. Firefighters quickly went to work and doused the hot spots as they worked their way through the small apartment. Linda Bland was ...

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Mr. Wright in the Wrong, Faces Multiple Charges


CARROLL COUNTY (December 5) — Tyler Wright, 20, of Trezevant faces multiple charges after he pointed a gun and shot at a vehicle on December 4 and led authorities on a high-speed chase and ground search the next day in the Hinkledale, Christmasville area of McKenzie. Wright faces charges of aggravated assault, contempt of court, driving on a revoked license ...

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Driver Hits Parked TDOT Truck, Dies


HUNTINGDON (December 7) — A 78-year-old Huntingdon man died and his grandson was seriously injured when their 2010 Dodge van slammed into a parked Tennessee Department of Transportation truck on State Route 70 just east of Huntingdon on December 7. According to a report by Trooper Brent Russom of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, workers with TDOT were retrieving a sign ...

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Early Deadlines for Holiday Publications

Early Deadlines for Holiday Publications Because Christmas and January 1 both fall on Monday, The McKenzie Banner has set an early deadline of Friday, December 22 noon, and Friday, December 29 noon for the respective holidays. The Banner will be mailed as usual on Tuesday, December 26 and Tuesday, January 2. Thanks for helping The Banner meet its early deadlines.

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Dear Santa,


Dear Santa, Love, Hunter Ashby Dear Santa, I would like lots of dinosaurs to play with. I would also like a Teddy Ruxpin. I want a trampoline to jump on and play with all of my friends on. I would also like it if all the kids in the world would get a toy that they would like too. Love, ...

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Huntingdon Pre K, Primary School


LETTERS TO SANTA — HUNTINGDON PRE-K, PRIMARY Huntingdon Pre K, Primary School PRE-KINDERGARTEN BROOKE COOPER Dear Santa, Two standing baby deer, Tiny soft puppy, Toy bear, Baby tiger, Toy bird, Toy Santa, Tiny toy phone, Hockey net, sticks, puck, Toy cokie, Tiny toy bath. Merry Christmas! Aelynn Sevarns Dear Santa, Toy 4 wheeler doll house kitty comfy critter Pete the ...

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McKenzie Mayor, Council Agenda

McKenzie Mayor, Council Agenda The McKenzie Mayor, Council meets Thursday, December 14 at 6 p.m. at McKenzie City Hall. The agenda includes the following: New Business Amendment to Charter regarding council responsibilities Appointment of Industrial Board member Bids for IDB HVAC units Employee Christmas bonuses Memorandum of Understanding with county for public service radios USDA Grant Resolution . Any other ...

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McKenzie Headstart

LETTERS TO SANTA McKenzie Headstart CHERYL MOODY Dear Santa, This year I’ve been nice. Here are a few things I am wishing for: I would like books for Christmas. Love, Kizer Bayne 11 months McKenzie Dear Santa, This year I’ve been nice. Here are a few things I am wishing for: I would like to have a playmat and a ...

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West Carroll Primary

LETTERS TO SANTA — WEST CARROLL PRIMARY, ELEMENTARY West Carroll Primary PRE-K DARALYN MARTIN Dear Santa, This year I’ve been nice. Here are a few things I am wishing for: dolphin, LOL surprise, Big lol. Love, Gracie Gallimore, 5, Atwood Dear Santa, This year I’ve been nice. I want Madden 2017, a toy helmet and a cool costume! I want ...

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