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In this issue

  • Trezevant Approves Budget, Water Increase in Called Meeting

    Monday, July 8

    TREZEVANT — Trezevant’s Board of Aldermen met in a called meeting Thursday night, June 27, and approved the second reading of the FY 2020 budget which goes into effect July 1. They also …

  • Suspect Takes Life As Lawmen Approach

    Wednesday, July 3

    McLEMORESVILLE — A 32-year-old Huntingdon man took his own life after law enforcement agents established a perimeter around the wooded area in which he was hiding on June 21.Billy Andrews …

  • Oversized Load Damaged Utility Poles

    Wednesday, July 3

    McKENZIE — An over-height mobile home destroyed two utility poles and caused outages of electricity, telephone, and internet in the area.Danny Brawner, general manager of Carroll County …

  • Carroll County in Top Ten Highest Unemployment

    Wednesday, July 3

    NASHVILLE — The percentage of persons unemployed in the tri-counties has increased over the last month with Carroll County climbing into the top ten highest unemployed counties.In Carroll …

  • Legislation by Stevens Streamlines Death Penalty Appeals

    Wednesday, July 3

    NASHVILLE — Several key bills sponsored by Senator John Stevens (R-Huntingdon) will become effective on July 1, including legislation to reform Tennessee’s death penalty appeals process …

  • Clarksburg Adopts 2019-2020 City Budget

    Wednesday, July 3

    CLARKSBURG (June 24) — Clarksburg’s operating budget for the 2019-20 year beginning July 1 was adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen at their regular meeting on Monday night. The …

  • Two-Vehicle Accident in Clarksburg Injures One

    Wednesday, July 3

    CLARKSBURG (June 27) — A two-vehicle accident in Clarksburg injured one driver and knocked down power lines and traffic signals.According to a report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a …

  • Electric Board Hears Reports on Bad Debt, Meter Installs

    Wednesday, July 3

    HUNTINGDON (June 27) — Carroll County Electric’s Board of Directors received a report concerning the total customer bad debt and an update on the progress of the AMI electric meter …

  • Red River Waste Solutions Began Monday

    Wednesday, July 3

    HUNTINGDON — Rural residents in Carroll County, who reside outside of all eight municipal city limits are now served by Red River Waste Solutions.Jeff Heyduck, manager of the county’s …

  • Huntingdon Approves 2019-20 Budget with Unchanged Tax Rate

    Wednesday, July 3

    HUNTINGDON (June 25) — The Huntingdon Town Council met Tuesday with several items on the agenda, including budgetary matters and an annual adjustment of water/sewer rates. The board approved …

  • Two Area Lawyers are Finalists for Chancellor Appointment

    Wednesday, July 3

    Brent Bradberry of McKenzie and Jennifer Twyman King of Huntingdon are two of the three being considered to serve as chancellor for the 24th Judicial District of Tennessee vacated by Chancellor Carma …

  • Summer Reading Program Teaches About Sun, Energy

    Wednesday, July 3

    HUNTINGDON (June 27) — The Carroll County Library’s summer reading program continued Thursday with a fun-filled lesson about the sun and energy led by Connie Bond, Huntingdon Primary …

  • Local High School Football Schedules Announced

    Wednesday, July 3

    The two-week TSSAA dead period for all sports is underway and comes to an end July 6. Local schools have finalized their football schedules for this fall.MCKENZIEMcKenzie looks to improve on a long …

  • Bethel’s Garrett and Palmer Finish 6th in 2019 Carhartt Bassmasters College Series Regional

    Wednesday, July 3

    WADDINGTON, NY — With a weigh in of 21-8 on the final day of the 2019 Carhartt Bassmasters College Series Regional in Waddington, New York, the Bethel team of John Garrett and Kyle Palmer …

  • Bat Cats Sign Hines

    Wednesday, July 3

    McKENZIE — The Bethel Wildcat baseball program signed Haywood County (TN) standout Ja Darius Hines recently. JD is the son of Adam Hines and Angelia Cliff of Brownsville and is undecided on his …

  • UT Board Approves UTM Tuition Hike

    Wednesday, July 3

    MARTIN — The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved a 2.5 percent tuition increase for students attending the University of Tennessee at Martin during the 2019-2020 academic year at …

  • Locals Graduate from University of the South

    Wednesday, July 3

    SEWANEE (June 28) — The following local residents were awarded a degree at the University of the South’s 2019 commencement ceremonies held in All Saints’ Chapel on the Sewanee …

  • Tharpe is New Paris Rotary President

    Wednesday, July 3

    Samuel Tharpe, a retired educator/administrator and former mayor of Paris, is the new president of the Rotary Club of Paris. He was inducted by fellow member Bruce Reed during the Thursday, July 27 …

  • When in the Course of Human Events...

    Wednesday, July 3

    It didn’t take long for this country to celebrate the Fourth of July. In 1777, at Bristol, Rhode Island, thirteen gunshots were fired, once in the morning and again in the evening, to mark the …

  • Heath Bar Cookies

    Wednesday, July 3

    1 cup butter1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla1 cup brown sugar2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped heath barsCream butter and sugar. Add egg and beat well. Stir in flour and vanilla, mixing …

  • M&M Bake

    Wednesday, July 3

    Melt 1 stick butter in oblong cake pan. Sprinkle 1 cup of graham crackers crumbs over butter. Pour 1 can Eagle Brand milk over crumbs. Sprinkle 1 cup coconut over milk. Add 1 cup chopped nuts over …

  • Peanut Butter Cookies

    Wednesday, July 3

    1 1/4 cup self rising flour1/3 cup dry milk1/2 cup peanut butter1/2 cup brown sugar1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup shortening1/2 cup sugar1 eggMix in a bowl until light and fluffy. Shape dough into 1 in. …

  • Refrigerator Pickles

    Wednesday, July 3

    4 cup sugar1/2 cup salt1 1/3 teaspoon tumeric1 1/3 teaspoon celery seed4 cup vinegar (white)3 medium onions, sliced thin1 1/3 teaspoon mustard seedCucumbers sliced thinMix sugar, vinegar, salt and …

  • Microwave Lasagna

    Wednesday, July 3

    1 box Lasagna noodles1 lb browned hamburger meat8 ounces Cheddar cheese1 jar spaghetti sauce8 ounce mozzarella cheesePour a couple tablespoons of spaghetti sauce in 9x13 pan and cover bottom. Mix …

  • Diabetic Apple Cake

    Wednesday, July 3

    1/2 cup butter2 teaspoon liquid sweetener1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon cloves1 cup chopped pecans1 egg2 cup self-rising flour3 tsps unsweetened chocolate1 cup raisins1 1/2 cup …

  • No Bake Coconut Pie

    Wednesday, July 3

    2 (3.4oz.) packages Instant vanilla pudding mix1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted1 large or 2 small graham cracker crusts2 3/4 cup cold milk1 teaspoon coconut extract1 8oz. frozen whipped topping, …

  • Baked Beans

    Wednesday, July 3

    1 can pork and beans2 tablespoons catsupgrated onions2 tablespoon brown sugar1 tablespoon mustardTop with 3 slices of bacon. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

  • Upside Down Pizza

    Wednesday, July 3

    1 1/2 pound ground beef1 jar pizza sauce1/4 teaspoon oregano2 eggs1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup flour1 medium onion, chopped1/2 teaspoon garlic salt8 oz mozzarella cheese, grated1 cup milk1 teaspoon …

  • Ambrosia

    Wednesday, July 3

    4 bananas1/4 cup orange juice3 tablespoons sugar2 cups oranges (sections)1 cup strawberries, halved1/2 cup salad dressing1 cup whipped creamstoasted coconutCombine bananas with orange juice. Drain, …

  • Anne Mai Winston

    Wednesday, July 3

    McKENZIE — Funeral services for Anne Mai Winston were Monday, July 1, 2019 at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. Burial was at Bevil Cemetery, Henry, Tenn.Mrs. Winston, 82, died Saturday June 29, …

  • Betty Howard

    Wednesday, July 3

    PARIS — Betty Jean Howard, 85, of Paris, Tenn. died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at her residence in Paris.Betty was born November 24, 1933, in Camden, Tenn. to the late John Waters and the …

  • Rolie Phillips

    Wednesday, July 3

    HUNTINGDON — Mrs. Rolie Mae (Rivers) Phillips, 69, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.Funeral services were Monday, July 1 in the …

  • Mary Couch

    Wednesday, July 3

    TREZEVANT — Mary Quinn (Bruner) Couch, 67, of Trezevant, died June 26, 2019 at NHC Healthcare. She was born in Panama City, Florida on February 14, 1952 to her parents, Quinton D. and Mary E. …

  • Steve Porter

    Wednesday, July 3

    CAMDEN — Mr. Steve Porter, 59, of Camden, Tennessee died Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Baptist Hospital in Huntingdon.Funeral services are Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of …

  • Linda Lorell Abbott

    Wednesday, July 3

    LEXINGTON — Ms. Linda Lorell Abbott, 70, of Lexington, Tennessee died Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at her home.Funeral services were Friday, June 28, 2019 in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Bro. …

  • Evelyn Bush

    Wednesday, July 3

    MILAN — Ms. Evelyn Darlene Bush, 66, of Milan, Tennessee died Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital.Funeral services were Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in the Chapel of …

  • Carroll Arts Presents Heritage Arts Festival

    Wednesday, July 3

    McKENZIE (June 22) — In conjunction with McKenzie’s 150th Birthday, Carroll Arts hosted the Heritage Arts Festival downtown Saturday at Connie’s Place. The event featured artwork, …

  • McBride Earns Doctor of Optometry Degree

    Wednesday, July 3

    MEMPHIS (June 27) — Matthew McBride, O.D., of McKenzie, Tennessee, was among 130 students recently awarded the Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. McBride …

  • Washburn is New Rotary President

    Wednesday, July 3

    McKENZIE — Joel Washburn, publisher of The McKenzie Banner, is the 2019-2020 president of the Rotary Club of McKenzie. He assumes the office from Dr. Krista Martin, the 2018-19 president. He is …

  • Keep My Hood Good Program Coming to McKenzie

    Wednesday, July 3

    McKENZIE — A new organization called Keeping My Hood Good headed by a McKenzie native held signups for kids and were recruiting volunteers Friday afternoon at McKenzie City Hall. McKenzie …

  • Local Fourth of July Events

    Tuesday, July 2

    McKenzie to Host Freedom Festival on Thursday The City of McKenzie’s Freedom Festival 2019 includes a full slate of Fourth of July events.Thursday’s activities begin at 10 a.m. with a …

  • Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

    Tuesday, July 2

    In this edition, I’d like to go through two interesting points of history I came across scanning the archives about McKenzie Schools. Both deal with the Saturday morning fire that ravaged the …

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, July 2

    Residential and Work Restrictions — On Friday Evening, June 28, McKenzie Police responded to McKenzie City Park in reference to a registered sex offender being at the park.According to a report …

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, July 2

    •Nikki Lee Hinson, 30, of Cedar Grove to Antonio Ramiro Gonzales, 29, of Cedar Grove.•Timothy Ray Walton, 39, of Huntingdon to Sabrina Rachael Taylor, 45, of Huntingdon.•Jason Paul …

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, July 2

    HUNTINGDON (June 26-27) — The following defendants were bound over to the Grand Jury last week in Carroll County General Sessions Court:Jason A. Alexander, Walnut Ave, McKenzie, bound over on …

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, July 2

    •Steve and Shelley Brunett to Stephen M. and Shelley J. Brunett.•Chadwick T. and Genji L. Prater to LPS Real Estate and Development Company, LLC in District 11.•Tammy Joe Forrest to …

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, July 2

    Multiple charges — A Clarksburg man was arrested on multiple charges following a June 21 incident at a Clarksburg residence.Greg Lynn Staten, 44, of 84 Quincy Lane was charged with aggravated …

  • Billy Keith Edwards

    Friday, June 28

    BUCHANAN, Tenn. - Graveside services for Billy Keith Edwards, 64, are Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Everetts Chapel Cemetery near McKenzie. The cemetery is located off Highway 124 on Blaylock …

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