Johnson Temple Men’s Day Program
The Johnson Temple Church in McKenzie is hosting a Men’s Day Program. The event is Sunday, March 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Obion River District Building (behind Fred’s). The Minister is Robert Jamison of Huntingdon.
Johnson Temple Ribeye Sale
Weather permitting, the men of Johnson Temple Church in McKenzie are having a ribeye sale Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Save-a-Lot parking lot in McKenzie. Proceeds will go to the Johnson Temple Men’s Day Program.
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.
First Baptist Church Easter Musical
The First Baptist Church of McKenzie Sanctuary Choir presents the Easter musical “Redeemed by the blood of the Lamb” Sunday, March 25 at 6 p.m.
McKenzie Ind. Board Meets Special Time
McKenzie Industrial Board meets Tuesday, March 20, 6 p.m. in the former railroad depot.
Hollow Rock Fire Station Auction, Supper
Hollow Rock Fire Station #2, 21280 Seminary Street, is April 14, with hamburgers, hot dogs, chili at 4 p.m. and auction at 6 p.m., including furniture, tools, household items, etc.
West Carroll Board Meeting on School Resource Officer
West Carroll School Board is holding a meeting on March 22, 6 p.m. at the central office in Atwood. On the agenda is the discussion and possible discussion of a school resource officer (police officer) for the school. Also, the board will discuss, approve Destination Imagination to attend competitions and conferences.
5K Run, Walk for Rocky Bolen Memorial Scholarship Fund
A 5K run/walk is Saturday, March 31, beginning at 9 a.m. to benefit the Rocky Bolen Memorial Scholarship Fund. Bolen was a Huntingdon student who drowned. Early fee is $20 per participant. The day of race is $25. For more information, contact Linda Bolen at 731-415-0568 or Tammy Bunn at 731-234-4683.
Model Train Display
C& C Railroaders of Sharon are hosting a model train display on Saturday, March 31 at the Greenfield Community room, at the corner of Highway 54 and Second Street. The time is 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Picnic in the Park
Overflow Church is hosting a Picnic in the Park, every first Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mulberry Park, McKenzie. Free lunch, clothes, and books.
Men’s Day Program at Obion River District
A Men’s Day program is Sunday, March 24, 2:30 p.m. at the Obion River District building behind Fred’s in McKenzie. Minister will be Robert Jamison. Weather permitting, the men of Johnson Temple CME Church will sell ribeyes, Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Save-A-Lot parking lot.
Miss Hope 2018 Pageant
The Miss Hope 2018 pageant to benefit Carroll County Relay For Life is Saturday, April 7 in the Huntingdon Middle School cafetorium at 199 Browning Avenue, Huntingdon. Doors open at 1 p.m.; pageant begins at 2 p.m. with the 0-12 month group. Following will be 13-23 months, 2-3 years, 4-5 years, 6-9 years, 10-12 years, 13-15 years and 16-21 years. The beauty pageant is $20; additional categories (Best Dressed, Prettiest Hair and Prettiest Smile) are $5 each. Enter all categories for $30. Contestants are asked to be dressed and ready ten minutes prior to your group time. Queens in each category over 6 years qualify for the 2018 Strawberry Festival. All festival rules apply. Admission to the pageant is $5 for ages 3 and up; children under 3 are admitted for free. For more information, contact LaTasha Woodell at 731695-3793.
Springs Arts, Crafts Events
A March Market is March 24, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Farmers Market building in McKenzie. Carroll Arts is renting booths 10×10 for $20. Space is limited. Register now by phoning 731-697-1844.
Redeemed by the Blood of the Lamb is Sunday, March 25, 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, McKenzie. It is an Easter musical presented by the sanctuary choir.
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.
Lavinia Baptist Egg Hunt
Lavinia Baptist Church in Lavinia is hosting a hotdog lunch at noon, and an egg hunt at 2 p.m. on March 31. Everyone is invited.
Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Work Day is April 7
The Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Association and the Civil War Trust are planning April 7, 2018 for Park Day, a day of handson historic preservation and volunteering.
Volunteers will meet at the Parker’s Crossroads Visitor Center at 9 a.m.
Work will be on the 1860’s medicinal garden to clean the garden and plant herbs and other plants that would have been used during the Civil War period.
General clearing of trash, fallen limbs, and other debris will occur around the Union Burial Site.
Another project will be to clean the interpretive signs along the walking trails.
Volunteers will receive a Park Day t-shirt and a member of the Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Association will speak about the history of the battlefield and the preservation efforts. Most importantly, volunteers will be helping save history in their own community.
Be sure to wear heavy duty clothing, work boots/shoes, and gloves.
Snacks, water, and coffee will be provided.
If you would like to be part of this free event, please contact the Parker’s Crossroads Visitor Center at 731-968-1191.
Macedonia Community Center Cakewalk is March 23, 7 p.m. Food is available at 5:30 p.m. including hotdogs and hamburgers. Cakewalk tickets are $5.
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. (March meeting is March 20).
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 731-352-0547 with any questions. Donation hours: during store hours. Please no glass or boxes in the bin. Do not leave items outside!
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.