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McKenzie Industrial Board Hosts Meet, Greet

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McKenzie Industrial Board Hosts Meet, Greet McKENZIE (April 21) — McKenzie Industrial Board hosted an open house and meet and greet at its office on Bruce Street in the historic railroad depot in downtown McKenzie. It was opportunity to meet Frank Tate and his family. Mr. Tate began his tenure as the executive director of the McKenzie Industrial Board on ...

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McKenzie City- Wide Yard Sale Is May 5-6

McKenzie City- Wide Yard Sale Is May 5-6 The McKenzie City-Wide Yard Sale is Friday and Saturday, May 5-6. Call 352-2332 or stop by McKenzie City Hall to register your address by May 2 at noon. It is free to register. Maps with all the addresses will be available Thursday, May 4 at McKenzie City Hall. If you have questions, ...

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McKenzie Planning Commission Meets Wednesday

McKenzie Planning Commission Meets Wednesday McKENZIE — McKenzie Municipal- Regional Planning Commission meets Wednesday, April 26, 3 p.m. in the McKenzie Municipal Complex. On the agenda is a review of a storage unit building site for Casey Drewry. Another item is the discussion of dormant land use along University Drive. The public is invited to attend.

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South Main Flooding More Often, Intense

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South Main Flooding More Often, Intense BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (April 19) — Flooding along South Main Street in McKenzie is growing more intense and more often. During Wednesday’s flash flood an estimated rainfall of four inches within one hour, the city experienced flooding on South Main, U.S. 79, Walnut, and Clark Street. The road flooded in an area ...

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WWII Marine Tells of Surviving Sharks, Enemy Torpedo

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WWII Marine Tells of Surviving Sharks, Enemy Torpedo BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com PARIS — Edwin Harrell of Clarksville told of his horrors as a Marine aboard the U.S. Indianapolis after it was hit by Japanese torpedoes from a submarine in the summer of 1945. Harrell was the guest speaker at the Sulphur Wells Church of Christ near Paris on Wednesday, ...

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Dr. Hugh Scarbrough Concludes Half-Century Optometric Career

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Dr. Hugh Scarbrough Concludes Half-Century Optometric Career On March 31, Optometrist Hugh Scarbrough, 75, concluded his 50-year career by closing his office located at 159 Court Square in Huntingdon. Son of the late H.B. and Margaret Carter Scarbrough of McKenzie, he was assisted in his profession for 30 years by employees Rosemary Maddox and Anita McLemore and the late Wilma ...

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Railroad Tracks Repaired

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Railroad Tracks Repaired After many months of motorists complaining about the extremely rough railroad crossing along South Main Street, crews from R. J. Corman spent Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 and 20, replacing the track and repairing the street. They were assisted by Anderson Construction of McKenzie. The tracks were so rough for motorists that the city administration urged citizens ...

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McKenzie Industrial Board Hosts Open House Friday

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McKenzie Industrial Board is hosting an open house and meet and greet on Friday, April 21, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the historic McKenzie railroad depot, the headquarters of the industrial board in downtown McKenzie. The depot is on the National Register of Historic Places. Light refreshments will be served. This is an opportunity to meet Frank Tate and ...

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Funeral for Five Family Members was April 12

PARIS, Tenn. – Memorial Visitation for Jimmy Dale Pollack, Carrie Louise Clark Pollack, Jimmy Dale “J.J.” Pollack, Jr., Ivey Louise Pollack, and Callie Lee Pollack was Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 pm at Sulphur Well Church of Christ, 1760 Oak Grove Rd. South, Springville, TN 38256.  A memorial service was at 5:00 p.m., with Randy Stephens ...

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Construction Begins on Splash Pad

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Construction Begins on Splash Pad McKENZIE — Construction is well underway for a new splash pad in downtown McKenzie. The will be constructed in a clover shape and is located in city-owned land near the railroad depot. (It will be finished by June but may be a few weeks until it is inspected by the state before it can open) ...

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