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Classifieds - June 11, 2019

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In this issue

  • Betwixt, Between

    Wednesday, June 12

    Life just got a lot simpler for me. Luke has reached the magic teenage years. I don’t have to worry about what’s cool, hip, “in”, boss, trendy, current or …

  • Looking Back from our Archives

    Wednesday, June 12

    10 YEARS AGO — Carroll County’s first two liquor stores opened in Bruceton, Old Railroad Wine and Spirits and Bruceton Wine and Spirits. Liquor sales were approved in the town via …

  • A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

    Wednesday, June 12

    Keco Milling Company, early 1980s. File photo originally published in “A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee,” by The McKenzie Banner in October 2004.

  • Delaine Robertson Receives Denman Evangelism Award

    Wednesday, June 12

    Delaine Robertson of Huntingdon, member of Blooming Grove United Methodist Church of McKenzie, received the Harry Denman Evangelism Award for Laity at the Memphis Annual Conference of the United …

  • Local BU Students Named to Honor Roll, Dean’s List

    Wednesday, June 12

    McKENZIE — Bethel University College of Arts & Sciences and College of Health Sciences are proud to announce the names of local students who earned Honor Roll and Dean’s List status …

  • Brown Graduates as University Scholar

    Wednesday, June 12

    MARTIN (May 4) — Meredith Brown (left) of Trezevant graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin Saturday with the distinction of “University Scholar.” This honor indicates …

  • Local Students Recognized by UT Martin

    Wednesday, June 12

    MARTIN — The University of Tennessee at Martin recognized several Carroll County residents with individual academic and merit awards during the spring 2019 semester. The following students were …

  • Local Students Named to Union University President’s, Dean’s Lists

    Wednesday, June 12

    JACKSON (May 30) — For Union University’s Spring 2019 semester, 327 students have been named to the President’s List, and 372 students have been named to the Dean’s List.The …

  • Chamber Hosts Annual STEM Inspire Program

    Wednesday, June 12

    In 2013, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce created the STEM Inspire Program. “The STEM Inspire Program exposes our young people to different aspects of STEM,” said Brad Hurley, …

  • McKenzie Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program has Colorful Kickoff

    Wednesday, June 12

    McKENZIE (June 5) — McKenzie Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program kicked off Wednesday at the Park Theatre with a colorful presentation by Russell Orr about the science of …

  • Dr. Finley Inducted as Fellow of ACP

    Wednesday, June 12

    PARIS — Henry County Medical Center announces Amanda Finley, DO FACOI, Hospitalist – Internal Medicine, was recognized as a newly elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians …

  • Lawrence Completes Eagle Scout Project

    Wednesday, June 12

    On May 25, 2019, Jack Lawrence of McLemoresville celebrated with Boy Scout Troop 78 of McKenzie and the city of McLemoresville the completion of his Eagle Scout Project. Jack’s project …

  • Traffic Accident Injures Two

    Wednesday, June 12

    A two-vehicle accident Saturday night, June 8, at the intersection of Hwy 22 and Shiloh Road sent both drivers to the hospital and heavily damaged both vehicles.According to the report, a red Dodge …

  • Kids, Catfish Team Up; Another Great Rodeo In The Books

    Wednesday, June 12

    Despite the threat of heavy rain and potential thunderstorms last Saturday across West Tennessee a big crowd of young anglers with parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles in tow showed up at …

  • Carroll Relay for Life is June 21

    Wednesday, June 12

    Carroll County’s 23rd Anniversary of Relay For Life is quickly approaching. Team members are working diligently to make this year’s event a success. Relay For Life is Friday, June 21 from …

  • Budget, Tax Rate on McKenzie Schools Agenda

    Wednesday, June 12

    The McKenzie Special School District Board of Education meets Tuesday, June 18 at the board office at 114 Bell Avenue. The agenda includes:Approval of the school district’s 2019-20 budget and …

  • Budget Reading, New Council Member Appointment on McKenzie Council Agenda

    Wednesday, June 12

    The City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council meets Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m. at McKenzie City Hall. The agenda includes:Proposal/Approval for Advance Notification of Citizens InputApprove on 2nd …

  • West Carroll Board Accepts Resignations

    Wednesday, June 12

    ATWOOD (June 6) — West Carroll’s school board met Thursday, June 6, with a light agenda of activity. The board approved the consent agenda which included the resignations of West Carroll …

  • Young St. Jude Cancer Patient Participates in ‘Casting For A Cure’

    Wednesday, June 12

    McKENZIE (June 8) — Steve McCadams calls his annual fishing rodeo “Casting For A Cure”. For one young lady who participated in this year’s fishing rodeo, that couldn’t …

  • McKenzie Precinct 21 Voting Venue Changed

    Wednesday, June 12

    McKENZIE — Voters in Precinct 21 recently received notification from the Carroll County Election Commission that the voting location for the precinct has been relocated from Bethel …

  • Commission Approves Budget Amendment

    Wednesday, June 12

    Ten resolutions on the agenda of the Carroll County Commission address fiscal year-end budget amendments to the 2018-19 budget.Commissioners convene June 10, 7 p.m. in the Conference Room of the …

  • County’s New Solid Waste Contractor to Begin July 1

    Wednesday, June 12

    HUNTINGDON — Rural residents in Carroll County, who reside outside of all eight municipal city limits, should now have two 96-gallon rolling carts for their weekly curbside solid waste …

  • Sheriff’s Department Involved in Four Pursuits

    Wednesday, June 12

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and the McKenzie Police Department were involved in various pursuits over week.A McKenzie man was arrested last Friday after he …

  • West Carroll Announces 2019-20 School District Staff

    Wednesday, June 12

    ATWOOD (June 6) — West Carroll’s Staff renewals were announced at the recent school board meeting Thursday, June 6. There are several unfilled positions including Jr/Sr High Principal, …

  • Community Theatre to Present ‘I, Frankenstein’

    Wednesday, June 12

    Royal Heights Productions will present “I, Frankenstein” on the Bouldin Auditorium stage of Bethel University’s Dickey Fine Arts Building in McKenzie. Curtain times are Thursday, …

  • Miss Tennessee Volunteer Contestants Have Local Ties

    Wednesday, June 12

    MARTIN — Two ladies with ties to Carroll County are competing in the Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant next week in Jackson.Amanda Mayo, a 20-year-old junior from Lilburn, Georgia, won the 2019 …

  • Carroll County Teachers in Newest WestTeach Class

    Wednesday, June 12

    Three Carroll County teachers are in WestStar’s newest WestTeach program that will be touring West Tennessee this fall. The local teachers are Amanda Pruitt from Huntingdon High School, …

  • Crossfire Opens Nights on Broadway

    Wednesday, June 12

    McKENZIE (June 6) — The City of McKenzie’s summer concert series Nights on Broadway opened Thursday with Crossfire, who played their set in the Park Theatre due to the threat of rain. The …

  • McKenzie Memorial Library News

    Wednesday, June 12

    Summer Reading is underway and we have been busy in preparation for the programs this  year. The kickoff was Wednesday at the Park Theatre and presented by Russell Orr, educational specialist …

  • Bethel’s Lesha Kizer Named to 2019 NAIA Softball All-American Second Team

    Wednesday, June 12

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2019 Softball All-America teams, selected by the NAIA All-America committee. Senior …

  • Bethel’s Jezabelle Quintana Named Second Team NFCA All-American

    Wednesday, June 12

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The NFCA revealed 32 student-athletes from 21 different institutions have been selected 2019 NFCA NAIA All-American teams, announced the Association on Wednesday …

  • Bass Cats Finish with Two Boats in Top Five at FLW College Championship

    Wednesday, June 12

    LAKE POTOMAC, MD — The final day of the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance on the Potomac River saw the Murray State duo of Adam Puckett and Blake Albertson …

  • Memorial Ladies’ Golf Tournament in Memory of Deb Thompson

    Wednesday, June 12

    Dr. Deb Thompson might be gone, but she’ll never be forgotten.Thompson, better known as Dr. T to friends, co-workers and students from Bethel University, died in March. An avid golfer, Dr. T was …

  • General Sessions Report

    Wednesday, June 12

    HUNTINGDON (June 5-6) — The following defendants were bound over to the Grand Jury last week in Carroll County General Sessions Court:Dallas B. Baker, Thompson Road, Huntingdon, bound over on …

  • Marriage Licenses

    Wednesday, June 12

    •Javier Jean Patric Vassell, 24, of Sandy Springs, Georgia to Andrea Nicole Allen, 24, of Huntingdon.•Brandon Robert Barnhart, 26, of McKenzie to Jasmine Nicole McKinney, 22, of …

  • Property Transfers

    Wednesday, June 12

    •Janie L. Jarvis to Jack H. Redmond in District 22.•Bobbie Jean Rich to Faye S. Greene in District 11.•Christy Altom to Tommy G. Altom in District 7.•Jerry Robert Phipps Jr. to …

  • McKenzie Police Report

    Wednesday, June 12

    Multiple Traffic Charges — Friday afternoon, June 7, Patrolman Dalton Raspberry observed a vehicle sitting behind Subway on Highland Drive. The vehicle moved to the front of Dollar General by …

  • Wortham Recognized for Teaching Excellence

    Wednesday, June 12

    MARTIN (May 1) — Megan Wortham (right) of Hollow Rock, received the Jodi Woods Special Education Award from the University of Tennessee at Martin Department of Educational Studies during a …

  • Mary Ball Holmes

    Tuesday, June 11

    After working on the story featuring Dr. J.T. Holmes, I came across a great deal of information focused around his wife, Mary Ball Holmes. The deeper I dove the more fascinated and enamored I became …

  • New Arrival: Isabella Shands

    Tuesday, June 11

    Isabella Faith Shands was born Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Nashville.Proud parents are Jeri DeAnn and Robert Martin Shands of McKenzie.She weighed two pounds, eight ounces and was 15 inches long. …

  • Carroll Arts Creativity Camp is July 8-12

    Tuesday, June 11

    Carroll Arts offers its annual Creativity Camp Monday, July 8 through Friday July 12 from 1-4 p.m. daily at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in McKenzie.Staff will be available at noon on the …

  • McKenzie School Board Work Session

    Tuesday, June 11

    The McKenzie Special School District Board of Education will conduct a work session on Tuesday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The public meeting is at 114 …

  • Walton Grove Church Homecoming

    Tuesday, June 11

    Walton Grove Church, 100 Radford Lake Road, Henry, is having its annual Homecoming on Sunday, June 16. Morning worship starts at 11:15 a.m. The speaker is Rev. Robert Lawrence. Lunch will be served …

  • Annie Blaylock

    Tuesday, June 11

    McKENZIE — On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Annie (Ann) Ruth Sellers Blaylock, 98, died at the home of her daughter, Vicki Ramsey. Ann was born November 25, 1920, Thanksgiving Day, in Raleigh, Miss. …

  • Martin Ray Kelly

    Tuesday, June 11

    CEDAR GROVE — Mr. Martin Ray Kelly, 92, of Cedar Grove, Tennessee died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at his home.Funeral services were Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Leach Seventh Day Adventist Church with …

  • Virginia Martin

    Tuesday, June 11

    ATWOOD — A memorial/graveside service for Virginia Shannon Martin will be held at a later date.Mrs. Martin, 90, died June 6, 2019 at McKenzie Health Care Center. She was born in Dover, Ohio on …

  • Linda Godwin

    Tuesday, June 11

    GLEASON — A memorial service for Linda Godwin, 76, was Friday June 7, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home of Gleason. She died June 4, 2019.Mrs. Godwin is survived by her husband, Paul Godwin, …

  • Daniel Willis

    Tuesday, June 11

    Mr. Daniel Tyrone Willis, 28, of McKenzie, Tennessee died Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation.Funeral services were Saturday, June 8, 2019 in the Chapel of Chase Funeral …

  • Freda McMackins

    Tuesday, June 11

    Mrs. Freda Claudette McMackins, 83, of Bruceton, Tennessee died Wednesday June 5, 2019 at her home.Funeral services were Friday, June 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Bro. Kent …

  • Ernest Bond, Jr,

    Tuesday, June 11

    HUNTINGDON — Mr. Ernest Edward Bond Jr., 86, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.Funeral services were Sunday, June 9, 2019 in …

  • Michael Yancey

    Tuesday, June 11

    BUENA VISTA — Mr. Michael Eugene Yancey, 66, of Buena Vista, Tennessee died Friday, June 7, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital.Funeral services were Monday, June 10, 2019 in the Chapel of Chase …

  • Gerald Corder

    Monday, June 10

    BUENA VISTA — Mr. Gerald Corder, 71 of Buena Vista, died Saturday, June 8, 2019 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at …

  • Betty Jean Cook

    Thursday, June 6

    McKENZIE — Funeral services for Betty Jean Cook are Monday, June 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 5 p.m. to 8 …

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