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Classifieds - May 14, 2019

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  • Ensley, Mustangs Send Rebels to Lower Bracket with Shutout

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 6) — The Huntingdon Mustangs sent their rival McKenzie Rebels to the lower bracket of the District 11A Baseball Tournament Monday with a 3-0 shutout behind the stellar pitching of …

  • Lady Bulldogs Eliminated in Nine-Inning Heartbreaker

    Wednesday, May 15

    UNION CITY (May 6) — The Gleason High School Lady Bulldogs ended their season Monday with a hard-fought loss in extra innings to Union City in the District 13A Softball Tournament. The …

  • Fillies Claim Title with Win Over West Carroll

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 7) — The Huntingdon Fillies clinched the District 11A Softball Championship Tuesday with a 9-4 win over the West Carroll Lady War Eagles.With the win, the Fillies would host Loretto …

  • Rebels Earn District 13A Championship, Advance to Region Championship

    Wednesday, May 15

    DYER (May 6-8) — The McKenzie High School Rebels are the District 13A Soccer champions following a two-game sweep of the district tournament, held at Gibson County High School. They will host …

  • Local Students Graduate from UT-Martin

    Wednesday, May 15

    MARTIN — Several Carroll County residents were among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during spring commencement held May 4, 2019, in the Kathleen and …

  • Mustangs Clinch Title with 8-4 Win Over Rebels

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 8) — The Huntingdon Mustangs claimed the District 11A Championship Wednesday with an 8-4 victory over the McKenzie Rebels. It was the Mustangs’ second win in three games …

  • Rebels Defeat Mustangs to Force Championship Rematch

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 7) — The McKenzie Rebels earned an 8-5 win Tuesday in Huntingdon’s first attempt to clinch the District 11A Championship. Handing the Mustangs their first loss of the …

  • McKenzie Falls in Area 5 Conference Championship

    Wednesday, May 15

    McKenzie Middle’s successful baseball season came to a close with a loss to Inman in the Area 5 Championship on Monday, May 6.After a scoreless opening inning for both teams, McKenzie drew the …

  • Ambushed City Marshal A.D. Bryant Memorialized

    Wednesday, May 15

    McKENZIE/WASHINGTON DC — A McKenzie city marshal, who was slain during an ambush on December 7, 1898 in McKenzie, Tennessee, was memorialized in two ceremonies on Monday, May 13.McKenzie Police …

  • Sergeant Andy Weaver Surprises Daughter on Return from Deployment

    Wednesday, May 15

    McKENZIE (May 10) — Sergeant Andy Weaver returned home Friday from a 10-month deployment to Poland with the 278th Armor Calvary of the U.S. Army. His specialty is a gunner on a M1A1 Abrams …

  • Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, Aggravated Kidnapping Indictments Handed Down

    Wednesday, May 15

    HUNTINGDON (May 6) — Fifty-one indictments were handed down during the May term of the Carroll County Grand Jury last week. The charges include Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, Child Rape, and …

  • SCORE Selects McKenzie Teacher as One of 31 Educators For Tennessee Educator Fellowship

    Wednesday, May 15

    NASHVILLE — A McKenzie teacher is among thirty-one educators selected for the 2019-20 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship through a competitive admissions process, the State …

  • Carroll County Approves Industrial Access Road

    Wednesday, May 15

    HUNTINGDON — Carroll County commissioners approved a contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation to construct an industrial access road for Pottery Direct in the industrial park at …

  • Election Commission, Sheriff Requests Increases to Budget

    Wednesday, May 15

    HUNTINGDON (May 10) — Carroll County Election Commission needs new voting machines and the Sheriff’s Department is seeking significant pay raises for personnel in the Sheriff’s and …

  • Ceremonies Continue This Week

    Wednesday, May 15

    Two graduations will be later this week and four area high schools graduated last week. Gleason High School graduates Friday, May 17, 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Thirty students are expected to …

  • Huntingdon Graduates 78 in Sunday Ceremony

    Wednesday, May 15

    HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon High School graduated 78 seniors during commencement exercises on Sunday afternoon inside the school’s gymnasium. The student graduates were seated at the floor …

  • Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Graduates 43

    Wednesday, May 15

    HOLLOW ROCK-BRUCETON (May 10) — Forty-three Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central seniors became alumni during graduation ceremonies held at the school last Friday night. Valedictorian and Class …

  • West Carroll Graduates 64 in Thursday Ceremony

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 9) — West Carroll graduated 64 seniors during the May 9 commencement exercises in the school’s gymnasium. Jacob Mims gave the valedictory address, P.J. Odom gave the …

  • Clarksburg Graduates 17 in Friday Commencement

    Wednesday, May 15

    CLARKSBURG (May 10) — Clarksburg High School graduated 17 seniors during a commencement ceremony Friday evening in the gymnasium.Besides the presentation of diplomas, the event included student …

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Wednesday, May 15

    Simple Possession/Casual Exchange — Mr. Myron Huggins of McKenzie came to the Police Department Saturday Evening, May 11 to turn in drugs found in a vehicle parked at his Randle Street …

  • General Sessions Report

    Wednesday, May 15

    HUNTINGDON (May 8-9) — The following defendants were bound over to the Grand Jury last week in Carroll County General Sessions Court:Erica Lynn Bradford, Old Springville Rd, Springville, bound …

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Wednesday, May 15

    Pursuit, Drug Violations — A Huntingdon man was arrested following a May 5 police pursuit in Huntingdon.Andrew Smothers, 32, of 105 Green Valley Road was charged with multiple drug/narcotics …

  • Marriage Licenses

    Wednesday, May 15

    •Brandon David Peevyhouse, 31, of Trezevant to Carissa Brelin Smith, 28, of Trezevant.•Sarah Nicole Chaney, 19, of Atwood to Joseph Wayne Lynch, 20, of Atwood.•Brian Elton Gateley, 48, …

  • Thomas Belew

    Wednesday, May 15

    HUNTINGDON — Mr. Thomas “Tinker” Lenard Belew, 80, of Huntingdon, Tennessee, died Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the Baptist Hospital in Huntingdon.Funeral services were Friday, May 10, …

  • Michael Crocker

    Wednesday, May 15

    McKENZIE — Services for Michael Harold Crocker, 52, were Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in the Cedar Avenue Chapel of Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. Interment was at Enon Cemetery on Hwy 79 South. Mr. …

  • Mark Cornell

    Wednesday, May 15

    Mr. Mark Steven Cornell, 63, of Huntingdon died Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital.Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Chase Funeral …

  • Property Transfers

    Wednesday, May 15

    •William Edward Miller to Jacinta Miller in District 4.•Debora Baker and John M. Snead to Tracy and Cheri Townes in District 21.•Tammy Lou Davis and others to Tammy Lou Davis in …

  • When We Got to Be We

    Wednesday, May 15

    The first time I consciously appreciated summer was after I had been captured and held against my will in the first grade for nine months. I was a bit “shaken” by the daunts of adding and …

  • McKenzie 150th Birthday Celebration Events

    Wednesday, May 15

    May 24, 25 — There will be a Living History World War I encampment in the park on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25. The Gordon Browning Genealogical Museum will be open to visitors on …

  • A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

    Wednesday, May 15

    Community Picnic at Campbell Well Drilling, hosted by Max Campbell and family, 1980. (L to R): J.T. Jones, Marvin Clark, Polly Lemonds, Betty Hubble, and Jerry Vinson. File photo originally published …

  • Bassmaster High School Championship Returns

    Wednesday, May 15

    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 today. …

  • One Ring Phone Scam Could be Costly

    Wednesday, May 15

    Consumers Should Not Call Back Unknown Late-Night Callers Using the ‘222’ West African Country CodeWASHINGTON (May 3) — The Federal Communications Commission is alerting consumers …

  • McKenzie City Council Approves Bids for Sewer Rehabilitation

    Wednesday, May 15

    The McKenzie City Council unanimously approved a pair of bids for the upcoming sewer and wastewater treatment plant improvements. Bids were accepted on two separate contracts with Contract A focusing …

  • Ephesus Baptist Homecoming

    Wednesday, May 15

    Ephesus Missionary Baptist Church, located off Highway 77 on Ephesus Church Road, is hosting a Homecoming on May 19 at 11 a.m. The Gospelaires at sing at 1:30 p.m.

  • McKenzie School Board Honors Two Retirees

    Wednesday, May 15

    McKenzie’s School Board met in their final session prior to the school’s summer vacation. They opened the meeting recognizing retiring High School Librarian Mona Batchelor and Education …

  • Tigers Eliminate War Eagles, 8-5

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 6) — The West Carroll War Eagles saw their season come to an end Monday with an 8-5 loss to the Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Tigers in a District 11A Baseball Tournament elimination …

  • MHS Rebels Rally Late to Eliminate Tigers, Advance to Championship

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 7) — The McKenzie Rebels advanced to the championship round of the District 11A Baseball Tournament with an 8-3 come-from-behind win Tuesday that ended the season of the Hollow …

  • Lady War Eagles Eliminate Lady Tigers

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 6) — The West Carroll Lady War Eagles defeated the Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Lady Tigers 10-0 Monday in a District 11A Softball Tournament elimination game.With the win, the Lady …

  • Lady War Eagles Eliminate Lady Rebels in Rematch, Advance to Championship

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 7) — After losing a thrilling nine-inning game to the McKenzie Lady Rebels the previous Friday to open the tournament, the West Carroll Lady War Eagles avenged the loss in a Tuesday …

  • Fillies Top Lady Rebels, Advance to Championship

    Wednesday, May 15

    ATWOOD (May 6) — The Huntingdon Fillies advanced to the District 11A Softball Championship with a 7-4 win over McKenzie Monday, sending the Lady Rebels to the lower bracket.Huntingdon struck …

  • Local Teams Fare Well at TSSAA Subsectional Meet

    Wednesday, May 15

    Several local schools competed well at the recent TSSAA Subsectional Meet at Union City, last Tuesday, May 7. McKenzie, Huntingdon, and Dresden all had kids either win events or qualify for the …

  • Nunnery to Cheer for Bethel University

    Wednesday, May 15

    Marisa Nunnery, a senior cheerleader at McKenzie High School, will continue her skills as a cheerleader for Bethel University. She was signed by Coach Leigh Carr.Marisa has cheered for McKenzie since …

  • Phillips to Serve As Bethel Basketball Manager

    Wednesday, May 15

    McKENZIE (May 7) — Celeste Phillips, a senior at McKenzie High School, received a scholarship to serve as the manager of the Bethel men’s basketball team manager. She was signed by Coach …

  • The Grocery Chain that Changed the Face of McKenzie – Part II

    Tuesday, May 14

    The following is a continuation from the previous edition. The information was written by Mary Lou Carlisle for The McKenzie Banner in May 1956. In 1935 an experimental corn processing plant was …

  • Huntingdon School Board to Meet

    Tuesday, May 14

    The Huntingdon Board of Education meets Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. at the Superintendent’s Office, 585 High Street, Huntingdon.

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