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  • Vacation Bible School at CP Church

    Thursday, July 25

    First Cumberland Presbyterian Church-McKenzie is hosting Athens, Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth on July 22 to 25, 5 to 8 p.m. The ages are 4 to grade 5. The church is located at …

  • The Farmers’ Market: A New Way To Shop

    Wednesday, July 17

    The pantry is empty and the refrigerator is bare. You know what time it is . . . time to shop for groceries. As you drive to your favorite grocery store, you already know the actions you are going …

  • The Benefits of Local Newspapers

    Wednesday, July 17

    Local newspapers play vital roles in communities across the globe. The Information Age has changed the way many people get their news, but local newspapers continue to serve as valuable resources for …

  • The Hidden Boost That Buying Local Provides

    Wednesday, July 17

    Though consumers no doubt understand how buying from local merchants can benefit those merchants, few may grasp just how beneficial buying local can be to their entire communities. In 2012, Civic …

  • Wildcats Ranked No. 11 in College Football America Yearbook’s 2019 NAIA Preseason

    Wednesday, July 17

    McKENZIE — The Bethel Wildcats are ranked No. 11 in the College Football America Yearbook 2019 NAIA preseason Top 30. The poll was released Monday. The Wildcats, under the guidance of new Head …

  • The Shack Hosts Grand Opening

    Wednesday, July 17

    The Shack restaurant held its grand opening on Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13 at 135 South Main Street, McKenzie. The restaurant is owned and operated by Don Caperton with assistance from his …

  • McKenzie TCAT Student Wins National Medal

    Wednesday, July 17

    LOUISVILLE, Ky (July 8, 2019) — Joey Meeks, from Sharon, Tenn. and a student at Tennessee College of Applied Tech-McKenzie (McKenzie), was awarded the college bronze medal in Major Appliance …

  • John Weeks Softball Camp Was a Big Success on Bethel Campus

    Wednesday, July 17

    McKENZIE — Aided by several members of his Bethel Wildcat softball team, Coach John Weeks conducted the John Weeks Summer Softball Individual Camp this week on the Bethel campus in McKenzie. …

  • Bass Cats Sign Dakota White

    Wednesday, July 17

    McKENZIE — The Bethel University Wildcat Bass program signed Dakota White of Dyer, Tennessee. Dakota is the son of Brian and Tammy White and will major in Physical Education. He transfers to …

  • Annual UT Martin End of Summer Bash is July 26

    Wednesday, July 17

    MARTIN — Rising high school seniors from across the region are invited to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin’s fourth-annual End of Summer Bash from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., July …

  • Chamber Accepting Applications for Leadership Carroll County

    Wednesday, July 17

    The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2019 Adult Leadership Carroll County class. Leadership Carroll County (LCC) consists of nine sessions and a community service …

  • Carroll Arts Hosts Annual Five-Day Creativity Camp

    Wednesday, July 17

    McKENZIE (July 8-12) — Over two dozen school-age kids learned a variety of skills in the arts last week at Carroll Arts’ annual five-day Creativity Camp, held at First Cumberland …

  • 2019 Football Schedules

    Wednesday, July 17

    Gleason Football Schedule Aug 16 JamboreeAug 23 @ Fulton Co.Aug 30 @ Fulton CitySep 6 BYESep 13 HallsSep 20 @ West CarrollSep 27 BrucetonOct 4 @ Lake Co.Oct 11 HumboldtOct 18 @ GreenfieldOct 25 …

  • Inglenook Book Club July News

    Wednesday, July 17

    The Inglenook Book Club met in July at Lakeside Senior Living Community with Geneva Johnson and Shelia Rogers serving as hostesses. The book club was saddened by the sudden death of Russell …

  • July FCE 2019 Meeting News

    Wednesday, July 17

    The Bethel/Eastside Family Community and Education Club met in the home of Pennye and Mary Mays for the July meeting. The hostess for the evening was Ms. Mary Mays. The meeting was called to order by …

  • The Thread That Runs So True

    Wednesday, July 17

    The silver haired skinny guy up front looked like he could be a Greenup County farmer. And he was tall enough to have played basketball in this old gym-turned church that for today was hosting the …

  • McKenzie LED Lighting Installation Begins

    Wednesday, July 17

    McKENZIE — Light-emitting diode ‘LED’ street lighting will soon blanket the city of McKenzie as part of a plan to install LED lighting throughout the city and in all city-owned …

  • Huntingdon Woman Faces Child Abuse, Neglect Charges

    Wednesday, July 17

    A Huntingdon woman was arrested back in May after her newborn infant and her 16-month-old child both tested positive for illegal drugs.Brehanna D. Porter, 28, was charged with two counts of …

  • Junior National Championship Fishing Returns to 1000-Acre Lake

    Wednesday, July 17

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — National championships for one of the fastest-growing youth fishing circuits in the country will be held on outstanding Tennessee River fisheries, B.A.S.S. announced …

  • Four More Animal Abuse Charges For Former Atwood Residents

    Wednesday, July 17

    PUTNAM COUNTY — The Putnam County Grand Jury has issued indictments for animal cruelty against Tara Neutzler and Donald Schoenthal, the same couple who were charged with hundreds of counts of …

  • Senator Blackburn to Speak At Commemorative Luncheon

    Wednesday, July 17

    McKENZIE — U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee’s first female U.S. senator, is the featured speaker at the Women’s Suffrage Commemorative Luncheon, sponsored by the City of …

  • Dr. Jerry Atkins Dies

    Wednesday, July 17

    Dr. Jerry Franklin Atkins, 82, of Huntingdon, Tennessee, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.He served the local community for more than 50 years as a physician. Dr. …

  • McKenzie Approves Budget, Expands Fire Support

    Wednesday, July 17

    McKENZIE (July 11)— During the regular monthly meeting of the McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council the 2019-2020 budget was approved on the second and final reading. The budget was approved …

  • West Carroll Beginning of School Schedule

    Wednesday, July 17

    ATWOOD — The West Carroll Special School District has announced their schedule for the beginning of the 2019-20 school year.New Student RegistrationTuesday, July 23, from 1-6 p.m. at all three …

  • Love’s to Expand Operations in Milan

    Wednesday, July 17

    NASHVILLE (July 10) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Love’s Travel Stops officials announced the company will …

  • Flashback to Play for Nights on Broadway

    Wednesday, July 17

    Flashback, a local band performing classic rock music, will perform for Nights on Broadway, Thursday, July 18m 7 p.m. in downtown McKenzie. The band consists of Randy Delaney, Dale Garrett, Dennis …

  • Highway 423 to Close Tuesday, July 23

    Wednesday, July 17

    Tuesday, July 23 Tennessee Department of Transportation will close State Route 423 (Shiloh Road) in McKenzie between SR 22 and Holly Hills Subdivision to replace a culvert. It will be closed to …

  • Among 263 Stores in Two Months to Close

    Wednesday, July 17

    McKENZIE — Fred’s store in McKenzie is one of 49 retail stores announced to close in the latest round of closures in the Memphis-based chain. With the Friday, July 12 announcement, …

  • Holland Elected Tennessee Municipal League President

    Wednesday, July 17

    NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Municipal League recently elected its 2019-2020 board of directors during its annual conference in Memphis. McKenzie Mayor Jill Holland was elected president. As …

  • William Ellis Blackard

    Tuesday, July 16

    GLEASON — Services for William Ellis Blackard, 70, of Gleason, Tenn. were Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home of Gleason. Burial was in Rushing Memorial Cemetery in Gleason.He was …

  • Carroll County General Sessions Court Report

    Tuesday, July 16

    The following cases were bound over to the Grand Jury of the Carroll County Circuit Court.Kasey Lemke, Green Valley Road, Huntingdon, bound over on charges of theft.Keiandrea Lesean Milton, Hilltop …

  • Huntingdon Board of Education to Meet

    Tuesday, July 16

    The Huntingdon Board of Education to meet Thursday, July 18, 7 p.m. at the Superintendent’s Office, 585 High Street, Huntingdon.

  • Bill Anderson in Concert at Paris

    Tuesday, July 16

    Country Music Hall of Fame Member “Whispering” Bill will perform Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Krider Performing Arts Center in Paris.Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 …

  • Rotary Learns About Carroll County Electric

    Tuesday, July 16

    McKENZIE (July 9) — McKenzie Rotary Club members heard a program on Carroll County Electric Department and its deployment of new electronic meters. Danny Brawner, general manager, and Ryan …

  • AHC Achieves Highest Overall Quality Rating From the Centers for Medicare, Medicaid

    Tuesday, July 16

    McKENZIE (JULY 15) — With the closing of McKenzie Regional Hospital last fall, traffic along Hospital Drive dropped significantly. So, when a new sign went up this spring for AHC McKenzie at …

  • Cluster Scott

    Tuesday, July 16

    HUNTINGDON — Mrs. Cluster Mae Scott, 84, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Friday, July 12, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital.Funeral services were Sunday, July 14, 2019 in the Chapel of …

  • Adell Ross

    Tuesday, July 16

    CLARKSBURG — Mrs. Adell Ross, 89, of Clarksburg, Tennessee died Tuesday July 9, 2019 at Jackson-Madison General Hospital.Funeral services were Saturday, July 13, 2019 in the Chapel of …

  • Morris Evans

    Tuesday, July 16

    HUNTINGDON — Mr. Morris V. Evans, 89, of Cleveland, Tennessee died Sunday, July 7, 2019 in his home.Visitation was Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home, Huntingdon and …

  • George Melvin Parrish

    Tuesday, July 16

    WESTPORT — Mr. George Melvin Parrish, 72, of Westport died Monday, July 8, 2019 at his home.The family will have a memorial service at a later date.Mr. Parrish was born June 9, 1947 in Plant …

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, July 16

    Bad Dog — Virgil Nance, 70, of 1425 McLemoresville Road, was recently cited into court after his dog allegedly bit someone.According to the report by Deputy Michael Taylor, he responded to …

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, July 16

    Theft of Merchandise — A McKenzie woman was cited into General Sessions Court for Shoplifting after being seen stealing merchandise from Little General  last Thursday. Ms. Athena Stafford …

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, July 16

    •Terri Michelle Brewer Taylor, 35, of Huntingdon married to Christopher Kelley Hughes, 44, of Huntingdon.•Ryan Anthony Brockman, 33, of Trezevant married to Bobbie Jo McMackin Castleman, …

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, July 16

    •Donavan N. and Jayden Mayfield to Priestly Mayfield in District 21.•Billy Joe Adams to Billy Joe Adams and others in District 1.•Harold Wayne Brannon to Janice Cynthia Brannon in …

  • 2019 Par 3 Extravaganza

    Tuesday, July 16

    The 2019 Par 3 Extravaganza will be at Carroll Lake Golf Course Saturday, July 20 at 4:00 p.m. This is one of the primary fundraisers for the McKenzie High School golf program every year. There will …

  • 2019 Jr. Golf Tournament

    Tuesday, July 16

    The 2019 Jr. Golf Tournament will be Tuesday, July 23 at 9:00 a.m. at the Carroll Lake Golf Club. Trophies will be awarded for the top three places in four different age divisions. $10 entry fee …

  • Coleman Picnic, Reunion

    Tuesday, July 16

    The decedents of David Coleman will host a picnic and family reunion on Saturday, August 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Huntingdon at Carroll Bank and Trust Community Room. It previously was held in Big …

  • MHS Golf Team Par 3 Extravaganza

    Tuesday, July 16

    The McKenzie High School golf team hosts the 2019 Par 3 Extravaganza at the Carroll Lake Golf Club on Saturday, July 20 at 4 p.m. Entry is $35 per person or $105 per team. For more information, …

  • Temple Baptist Church Indoor Flea Market

    Tuesday, July 16

    Temple Baptist Church, 9105 E. Van Hook St., Milan, will hold an indoor flea market-style fundraiser Saturday, July 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will be cake walks from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Junior Golf Tournament

    Tuesday, July 16

    The 2019 Junior Golf Tournament at Carroll Lake Golf Club is Tuesday, July 23 at 9 a.m. Entry is $10 and includes lunch. Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third places in the following …

  • Carroll County Budget Committee to Meet

    Tuesday, July 16

    The Carroll County Budget Committee meets Friday, July 19, 10 a.m. in the Conference Room inside the Carroll County Office Complex, 625 High Street, Huntingdon. The public is invited to attend.

  • Seminary United Methodist Church Revival

    Tuesday, July 16

    Revival at Seminary United Methodist Church is July 21-23. Sunday service is at 7 p.m. after a meal at 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday services are at 7 p.m. Revival pastor is Tricia Trull. Church pastor …

  • Fairview Baptist Church VBS

    Tuesday, July 16

    Vacation Bible School at Fairview Baptist Church in McKenzie is Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

    Tuesday, July 16

    Robert Snead, Cynthia Jo Billingsby (Kemp) - Nancy Hall Jubilee. File photo originally published in “A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee,” by The McKenzie Banner in October 2004.

  • Dr. E.E. Edwards

    Tuesday, July 16

    Dr. Elbert E. Edwards, Jr. came to McKenzie on November 1, 1945 after leaving the Army as a Captain. Edwards was offered a promotion to Major, but declined the promotion for the desire to practice …

  • Sturgis Receives WestStar RisingStar Scholarship

    Friday, July 12

    MARTIN, Tenn. – Morgan Sturgis, of Huntingdon, received the 2019 RisingStar Leadership Scholarship during the WestStar Leadership Program’s annual graduation ceremony held June 25 in …

  • Huntingdon Approves Budget, Retains Tax Rate

    Friday, July 12

    HUNTINGDON (July 9) Members of the Huntingdon Town Council approved the 2019-2020 budget and tax rate during its July 9 meeting. Also approved a rate increase of 1.9 percent for water and wastewater …

  • Larry Daymon Smith

    Thursday, July 11

    TREZEVANT — Services for Larry Daymon Smith, 74, are Friday, July 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Cedar Avenue Chapel of Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home.  Cremation will follow the …

  • Dr. Jerry Atkins

    Tuesday, July 9

    Dr. Jerry Franklin. Atkins, 82 of Huntingdon, Tennessee, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Dr. Atkins was born January 17, 1937 in McKenzie, Tennessee to …

  • Russell 'Rusty' Newman

    Tuesday, July 9

     McKENZIE — Funeral services for Russell Todd Newman “Rusty” are Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will …

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