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Classifieds - July 9, 2019

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  • McLemoresville Parade Well Attended on July 4

    Wednesday, July 10

    McLEMORESVILLE — Citizens braved the heat and occasional rain to witness the annual 4th of July parade that featured animals, walkers, battery-powered vehicles, bicycles, decorated golf carts, …

  • AHC McKenzie Receives National Quality Award

    Wednesday, July 10

    McKENZIE (June 18) — AHC McKenzie, a senior living and rehabilitation center in McKenzie, Tennessee, recently received a 2019 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care …

  • Local Students Earn Titles at State Championships

    Wednesday, July 10

    Nashville — More than 1,250 youth athletes, from middle school to college, participated in the 2019 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program State Championships on June 18 through 23 in …

  • McKenzie Babe Ruth Team Wins Championship

    Wednesday, July 10

    On June 30, the McKenzie Babe Ruth team won the Western Tennessee State Championship over Bruceton in a slugfest 28 to 12 in the first game and 13 to 3 in the second game to win the championship. …

  • 2019 Par 3 Extravaganza

    Wednesday, July 10

    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

    Wednesday, July 10

    The 2019 Jr. Golf Tournament will be Tuesday, July 23 at 9 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 …

  • Paris Landing Triathlon is Saturday

    Wednesday, July 10

    Buchanan — There still is time to register for the Paris Landing Sprint and Olympic Triathlon this Saturday. Officials said water levels have lowered enough for the event to be held. It is set …

  • Boys Basketball Camps Conclude at Bethel

    Wednesday, July 10

    McKENZIE — Coach Jeff Britt and his staff concluded the Annual Wildcat Individual 7-10 year old boys’ basketball camp Wednesday morning at Bethel’s Crisp Arena.One on one …

  • Hestella Adkisson’s 100th Birthday Celebration Draws Huge Crowd

    Wednesday, July 10

    TREZEVANT (June 29) — A huge crowd gathered Saturday at the Trezevant Community Center to celebrate the 100th birthday of Hestella Adkisson.The centenarian arrived at the party with a Carroll …

  • WestStar Graduates 30th Class

    Wednesday, July 10

    MARTIN — Members of the WestStar Leadership Program’s class of 2019 graduated Tuesday, June 25, during WestStar’s closing event held at Madison Downs Venue in Jackson. A 5:15 p.m. …

  • Banner to Launch ‘Focus Group’

    Wednesday, July 10

    The McKenzie Banner is preparing launching a “focus group” of 12 individuals from a variety of age groups - young, middle aged, and senior adults, including readers and non-readers to …

  • Huntingdon Mayor Dale Kelley Re-Elected to TMBF Chairmanship

    Wednesday, July 10

    Huntingdon Mayor Dale Kelley was re-elected as chairman of the Tennessee Municipal Bond Fund (TMBF) for three additional years. Mayor Kelley says, “I’m happy to be associated with the …

  • Tennessee Gas Tax Increased July 1

    Wednesday, July 10

    Tennessee motorists experienced a one-cent increase in the motor vehicle tax on July 1, thanks to the approval of the IMPROVE Act passed in 2017 under the Haslam administration and the Republican-led …

  • McKenzie Farmers Market in Full Bloom

    Wednesday, July 10

    Summer has finally gotten here and so has the produce. McKenzie Farmers Market, located across from City Hall, is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Produce available at the Market includes …

  • Amber Eason to Attend UT-M

    Wednesday, July 10

    MARTIN — Amber Eason (center), a graduate of McKenzie High School, has registered to attend fall semester courses at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Eason and her parents, Jennifer and …

  • West Carroll School Board Approves 2019-20 Budget, Unchanged Tax Rate

    Wednesday, July 10

    ATWOOD (June 27) — The West Carroll Special School District Board of Education met Thursday for a work session and special called meeting. A full agenda included approval of the 2019-20 budget …

  • Wooden Train Added to McKenzie Station Playground

    Wednesday, July 10

    McKENZIE (July 8) — A 45-foot wooden train is the newest addition to the McKenzie Station playground in downtown McKenzie. On Monday, the new 45-foot wooden train was placed adjacent to the …

  • Tim Watkins is New Obion County School Director

    Wednesday, July 10

    UNION CITY (July 1) — McKenzie High School Principal Tim Watkins was elected as the new director of schools for Obion County. His service begins July 15 at the school system, based in Union …

  • Authorities: McKenzie Man Dies While Training

    Wednesday, July 10

    McKENZIE — Russell “Rusty” T. Newman, 55, of Old State Route 76, McKenzie, in Henry County, died Monday, July 8 while on his morning exercise route, where he bikes and …

  • Gibson County Authorities Seek Gang Member In Homicide

    Wednesday, July 10

    GIBSON COUNTY — The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Montarius Douglas of Milan on a charge of first-degree murder following a shooting Saturday night, July 6, …

  • Annual Freedom Festival Celebrated in McKenzie

    Wednesday, July 10

    McKENZIE — The Annual Freedom Festival got underway with a well-attended Kiddie Parade Thursday morning. Kids and their families came out and had fun despite the hot sun and rising …

  • Mike Creasy Speaks to Rotary About West Tennessee Legal Services

    Wednesday, July 10

    Mike Creasy, an attorney with West Tennessee Legal Services, spoke to Rotary Club of McKenzie members about the free legal services available through the agency. He said the company deals with …

  • Road to Saving Bethel College...Starring Bob Hope

    Tuesday, July 9

    McKenzie was all abuzz in May of 1975 with the anticipated arrival of Hollywood Legend Bob Hope. The film icon was scheduled for a stage performance at Bethel College on Sunday, May 31 in order to …

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, July 9

    •Bert David and Vickie Jones to Bethany Fowler in District 22.•WT Acquisitions, LLC to Joseph William and Joyce Quitter in District 7.•Johnny and Jan Harrison Robinson and John W. Jr. …

  • Billy Ray Bush

    Tuesday, July 9

    McKENZIE — Mr. Billy Ray Bush, 83, of McKenzie died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.Funeral services were Monday, July 8, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the …

  • Barbara Jean Newbill

    Tuesday, July 9

    HUNTINGDON — Barbara Jean Newbill, 80, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Monday, July 1, 2019 at her home.Funeral services were Wednesday, July 3, 2019 in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. …

  • Mary Louise Newsome

    Tuesday, July 9

    CEDAR GROVE — Ms. Mary Louise Newsome, 98 of Cedar Grove, Tennessee died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center.Funeral services were Sunday, July 7, 2019 in …

  • Edward Conner, III

    Tuesday, July 9

    HUNTINGDON — Military funeral honors for Edward Daniel Conner, III, 71, were held Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads in Wildersville, …

  • Janie Richardson

    Tuesday, July 9

    GLEASON — Services for Janie S. Richardson, 55 of Gleason, Tenn. were Saturday July 6, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home of Gleason. Burial was in Beech Springs Cemetery in Gleason. Mrs. Richardson …

  • Leon Leroy Oakes

    Tuesday, July 9

    Mr. Leon Leroy Oakes, 81, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at his home.Funeral services were Saturday, July 6, 2019 in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Interment was at …

  • Donald Melvin

    Tuesday, July 9

    CEDAR GROVE — Donald Alton Melvin, 64, of Cedar Grove, Tennessee died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.There are no services scheduled at this time.Donald was …

  • Roy Weldon Mann

    Tuesday, July 9

    NEWBERN — Roy Weldon Mann, 78, of Newbern, Tenn. died July 8, 2019 at his home. He was born May 31, 1941 in McKenzie, Tenn. to Raymond Hall Mann and Nellie Mae Milton Mann. Roy was the retired …

  • Carroll County’s Return to Top 10 In Unemployment is Embarrassing

    Tuesday, July 9

    Carroll County needs to envision and then enact a new economic development plan. It is embarrassing to see the county’s unemployment percentages in the bottom of statewide statistics in May …

  • It Was Some Kind of New Frontier for Sure!

    Tuesday, July 9

    I’m still not one hundred per cent certain about this moon landing thing. And I also realize that fifty years is an extra long time to perpetuate a hoax. But you’ve got to realize, CNN …

  • A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

    Tuesday, July 9

    The Polar Bar, owned and operated by Junior and Ruth Owen, was a popular gathering place for young and old alike. Pictured is the building as it looked on their first day of business on March 1, …

  • Carroll County General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, July 9

    Carroll County General Sessions Court convened Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The following are cases heard on that date.Cases that were bound over to the Grand Jury of the Carroll County Circuit Court are …

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, July 9

    Aggravated Assault — James R. Scott, 31, of 130 Harrell Street, McLemoresville, was arrested June 30 on charges of aggravated assault and domestic assault.According to the report by Deputy …

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, July 9

    DUI — A Huntingdon woman was arrested following a June 15 traffic incident. Stephanie Pruett was charged with DUI and violation of the implied consent law. According to the report by Officer …

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, July 9

    Multiple Charges — A stop for illegal tinted windows Saturday afternoon, July 6, turned into a lot more when Officer Dalton Raspberry along with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department …

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, July 9

    •Larico Damyle Pope Jr., 23, of McKenzie to Joya Shanair Smith, 24, of McKenzie.

  • John M. Harper

    Tuesday, July 9

    GLEASON — John Martin Harper, 70, of Melbourne, FL, passed away June 25, 2019 with family and friends by his side.John was born in Chicago, IL on July 8, 1948. He received several degrees from …

  • Theresa Johnson

    Tuesday, July 9

    McKENZIE — Mrs. Theresa Mae Johnson, 62, of McKenzie, Tennessee died Friday, June 29, 2019 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.Funeral services were Saturday, July 6, 2019 …

  • Bonnie Goeman Gargus

    Wednesday, July 3

    Funeral services for Bonnie Goeman Gargus are Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. Visitation is Saturday 12:00 p.m. until service time. Internment is at Mt. Olivet …

  • Shirley McFadden

    Wednesday, July 3

     HENRY — Funeral services for Shirley McFadden are Friday, July 5, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 5, 2019 10:30 …

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