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  • Carroll Arts to Host Heritage Arts Festival

    Wednesday, May 22

    In conjunction with the City of McKenzie’s 150th birthday celebration, Carroll Arts will host the Heritage Arts Festival on Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at downtown Veterans Park. Local …

  • Memorial Day

    Wednesday, May 22

    By Glenn MolletteGMollette@aol.comMay 30, 1868 was the first official Decoration Day. The day was declared by General John A. Logan and observed at Arlington National Cemetery. Volunteers that day …

  • Redistribution of Wealth…

    Wednesday, May 22

    Does Article I Section 8 of the US Constitution state that Congress has the power to declare war? Further, does it state that the Congress has the power to raise and support armies, but no …

  • On the Road Again... and Again!

    Wednesday, May 22

    David Mark called, “Let’s go to Adobe Walls.”“OK.” He’s the only brother I have left. I’m going to do about whatever he says. “Isn’t that up by …

  • A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKenzie Eighth Grade Graduation, 1948, at Miss Ophie Everett’s home on Magnolia Ave. First Row (L to R): Kenneth Townsend, Billy Hall, Ann Sneed, Gaylon Hickman, Joyce Hill, Marty Carter …

  • John L. Thompson, Jr.

    Wednesday, May 22

    SPRINGVILLE — A memorial service is Saturday, May 25, 2019, noon, for John L. Thompson, Jr., of Springville. Mr. Thompson, 93, died January 18, 2019. He was born February 19, 1925 in McKenzie. …

  • Maxie Lou Cary

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON — Maxie Lou Cary, 88, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Life Care Center in Bruceton, Tennessee.Funeral services were Monday, May 20, 2019 in the Chapel of …

  • John Marshall Carter, Sr.

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON — Mr. John Marshall Carter, Sr., 90, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Monday, May 13, 2019 in his home, surrounded by loved ones.Funeral services were Friday, May 17, 2019 at Bethel …

  • Huntingdon Guardsman Finishes College Tennessee Strong

    Wednesday, May 22

    MARTIN — Harry Evbuomwan, originally from Nigeria, graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin on May 4 with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and a focus on sport …

  • Postal Carriers Deliver Food

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKENZIE — McKenzie postal carriers joined participating carriers nationwide in an effort to stamp out hunger. Local postal patrons were asked to donate food to the local McKenzie/Carroll …

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Wednesday, May 22

    Court Order Violation — A Huntingdon man was arrested May 10 for violating a court order.According to the report by Deputy Dennis Adkins, a court order was issued against Ricardo Alvaraz Islas, …

  • General Sessions Report

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON (May 15-16) — The following defendants were bound over to the rand Jury last week in Carroll County General Sessions Court:Kevin Burnine, Linden Street, McKenzie, bound over for …

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Wednesday, May 22

    Aggravated Assault/Simple Possession — McKenzie Police responded to a call regarding a woman possessing a gun and attempting to shoot someone last Wednesday at a Walnut Circle residence. Five …

  • Marriage Licenses

    Wednesday, May 22

    •Garrett Stephen Weatherford, 25, of McKenzie married to Jocie Louise Baker, 24, of McKenzie.•Johnna Nicole Hill, 23, of Huntingdon married to Roger Neal Mainord III, 32, of …

  • MHS Band Celebrates Successful Year with Banquet

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKENZIE (April 30) — Band members, parents, instructors and other supporters gathered Tuesday at the McKenzie High School cafeteria for a banquet to celebrate a successful year for the MHS …

  • McKenzie, Bethel to Host Table Tennis Tournament

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKENZIE — The City of McKenzie and Bethel University are hosting a non-sanctioned world table tennis tournament on August 24. McKenzie native Chris Edlin is spearheading the event, which will …

  • Property Transfers

    Wednesday, May 22

    •Steve and Mary Katherine Stigall to Joshua and Sandra Bos in District 11. •Tamara Maurice to Edna Pierrevel in District 13. •Brent Cobb and others to Aaron Ray in District …

  • Carroll County Man Arrested

    Wednesday, May 22

    An arrest has been made in connection with the April 14, 2019 robbery of Pocket’s Shell Station in Union City. Keith Milton Patterson was arrested Saturday, May 18 at his father’s …

  • Huntingdon Board of Education Meets Ahead of Summer Break

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON — The Huntingdon School Board met in its final session before the school year ends. After approving the April Balance sheets and minutes from April’s meeting, the board …

  • Criminal Justice Students Shoot With Sheriff Dickson, Deputies

    Wednesday, May 22

    Carroll County Sheriff Andy Dickson and deputies hosted the Carroll County Technical Center Criminal Justice Class to shoot at the Carroll County Shooting Sports Park. Students enjoyed firing three …

  • McKenzie, Huntingdon, Dresden Athletes Headed to ‘Spring Fling’

    Wednesday, May 22

    Several individual from three area schools qualified for the Tennessee Track and Field Championships in Murfreesboro, May 22-24. What makes this all interesting is all three of these schools going to …

  • Rebels Fall in Region Championship, Sectional to End Season

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKENZIE/MEMPHIS (May 16, 18) — The McKenzie High School Rebel soccer team ended its season last week with two losses, one at home in the Region 7A Championship game and one in the Sectional …

  • McKenzie Shooting Sports Team Wins Medals at SASP Competition

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON (April 26-28) — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation (TWRF) hosted the 2019 SASP Tennessee State Match at the Carroll County Shooting Sports Complex last month.Youth …

  • Coach David Hale Retires, Gayle Kendrick Promoted

    Wednesday, May 22

    ATWOOD (May 15) — West Carroll Lady War Eagle head coach David Hale recently announced his retirement from the sidelines after coaching numerous years at the middle school and high school …

  • Rebels End Season with Semifinal Loss to Loretto

    Wednesday, May 22

    LORETTO (May 13) — The McKenzie Rebels ended their season Monday with a 4-0 loss to the Loretto Mustangs in a Region 6A Baseball Semifinal.Loretto took the win with a pair of runs in the bottom …

  • Lady War Eagles End Season with Semifinal Loss to Summertown

    Wednesday, May 22

    SUMMERTOWN (May 13) — The West Carroll Lady War Eagles saw their season come to an end Monday with a 9-0 Region 6A Softball Semifinal loss to the Class A defending state champion Summertown …

  • Tucker Signs with Bethel University Softball

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKENZIE (May 14) — Family, friends, teammates, coaches, classmates and teachers gathered Tuesday in the McKenzie High School gymnasium as senior Shelby Tucker committed to play for the Bethel …

  • Fillies Season Ends in Sectional

    Wednesday, May 22

    SUMMERTOWN/COLUMBIA – The Fillies season came to an end last week with back to back losses in the Region Championship and sectional. They faced Summertown Tuesday, May 14, for the region title …

  • Carroll Arts Honors High School Artists

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON/McKENZIE (May 3, 7) — Carroll Arts put a spotlight on the abundance of talented teen artists in Carroll County this month with its annual high school art competition.The official …

  • Fillies Advance to Championship, Secure Sectional Bid

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON (May 13) — The Huntingdon Fillies advanced to the Region 6A Softball Championship and secured a Sectional appearance with a 4-2 semifinal win Monday against the Loretto Lady …

  • Austin Receives Presidential Fellowship to Murray State University

    Wednesday, May 22

    MURRAY, Kentucky — A McKenzie High School senior is the recipient of one of 18 Murray State University’s prestigious Presidential Fellowship, which includes full tuition, housing and …

  • HHS Mustangs End Season with Semifinal Loss to Summertown

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON (May 13) — The Huntingdon Mustangs ended their season Monday with a 4-2 semifinal loss to Summertown in the Region 6A Baseball Tournament.Summertown struck first with a run in the …

  • National Nursing Home Week Celebrated at AHC

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKENZIE — The 24th anniversary of the AHC, formerly McKenzie Healthcare, was observed during a morning ceremony on Monday.Mayor Jill Holland, Carroll County Mayor Joseph Butler, and Police …

  • McKenzie Elementary Presents Fourth Grade Musical

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKENZIE (May 9) — McKenzie Elementary School’s fourth grade class presented its annual Fourth Grade Musical Thursday at Bethel University’s Dickey Fine Arts Building, conducted by …

  • Cancer Survivors’ Dinner is June 11

    Wednesday, May 22

    Co-chairs for Survivor Hospitality, Tracy Teague and Kathy Whitehead, are planning the Carroll County Unit of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life Survivor Dinner on Tuesday, June 11, at 6:30 …

  • Bethel, Eastside FCE Club News

    Wednesday, May 22

    The Family Community and Education club known as Bethel/Eastside FCE met for its monthly meeting in the lovely home of Pennye and Mary Mays. There were nine members present. The hostess for this …

  • McKenzie Garden Club April News

    Wednesday, May 22

    The McKenzie Garden Club met Friday, April 26 at the home of Victoria Ard. On arrival, members were served a buffet of sandwiches, fruit and desserts.President, Myra Sasser called the meeting to …

  • Inglenook Book Club May News

    Wednesday, May 22

    The Inglenook Book Club met in May at Lakeside Assisted Living Center with Carolyn Moore and Mary Newman as hostesses. After enjoying delicious refreshments home baked by Carolyn and Mary, the …

  • Tenn. Wildlife Federation Honors Lance Rider

    Wednesday, May 22

    On Friday, May 10, Tennessee Wildlife Federation hosted its 54th Annual Conservation Achievement Awards at Loveless Cafe Barn, in Nashville. Lance Rider of McKenzie was honored with the On Target …

  • Ribbon Cutting Held at Fishersman’s Cove

    Wednesday, May 22

    The Carroll County 1000-Acre Recreational Lake has a new lakeside residential community. Fisherman’s Cove’s developers held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 17 to mark the start …

  • American Legion Post 157 Memorial Day Service

    Wednesday, May 22

    American Legion Post 157 will host a Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m. at McLemoresville City Park with a moment to remember service members that have gone on and those that are …

  • Benefit for Jennifer Boyd

    Wednesday, May 22

    A benefit cookout and bake sale is Saturday, May 25 at the Merchant Outlet Mall in McKenzie to help with medical expenses for Jennifer Vandyke Boyd. The event is from 10 a.m. until sold out. There …

  • Butterfly Release at MES

    Wednesday, May 22

    The Morning Glory Garden Club maintains a butterfly garden of live plants at the McKenzie Elementary School. Each year, the Club sponsors a butterfly release at the school. The Club provides the …

  • Dani Dyer is Miss Teen Territorial

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUMBOLDT — MISS TEEN TERRITORIAL (2019) — Dani Dyer of McKenzie is the Miss Teen Territorial queen for the 83rd annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival. She is the daughter of Ryan and …

  • Allen, Pate Win at Strawberry Festival

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUMBOLDT — TERRITORIAL COURT (2019) — Alexia Allen (center) was crowned Territorial Queen Saturday night and will reign over the 83rd annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival next year. …

  • Early Newspaper Deadline Due to Memorial Day

    Wednesday, May 22

    The McKenzie Banner will have an early deadline for both advertising and news because of the Monday, May 27 Memorial Day holiday.Friday, May 24 noon is the final deadline for news and advertising.The …

  • Animal Cruelty Suspects Arrested Again

    Wednesday, May 22

    COOKEVILLE — Tara Neutzler and Donald Schoenthal, the same couple arrested in Atwood on 300 charges of Animal Cruelty, have been arrested and charged with identical charges in Putnam County. …

  • Congratulations, Graduates!

    Wednesday, May 22

    This special keepsake edition of The Banner is a celebration of the 340 seniors from McKenzie, Huntingdon, West Carroll, Central, Clarksburg and Gleason who have recently completed their high school …

  • USDA Rural Development Assists with Natural Gas Project in Weakley County

    Wednesday, May 22

    HUNTINGDON (May 15) — West Tennessee Public Utilities and USDA Rural Development announced a major expansion of natural gas lines in Weakley County to serve the area of Dukedom. The …

  • McKenzie to Host Memorial Day Program

    Wednesday, May 22

    The City of McKenzie is hosting its annual Memorial Day program on Monday, May 27, 10 a.m. in Veterans Park, downtown McKenzie. Emily Bolin, a 2019 graduate of McKenzie High School is a national …

  • Huntingdon Hosts Memorial Day Ceremony

    Wednesday, May 22

    The Town of Huntingdon will host the 17th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, 2019 at Thomas Park on East Main Street in Huntingdon. The commemoration will remember those who died …

  • Memorial Day Program at Liberty All United Methodist Church

    Wednesday, May 22

    The Annual Memorial Day program Is held at Liberty All United Methodist Church located at 2415 Old Stage Road in Huntingdon on Sunday, May 26, at 10:45 a.m.Staff Sergeant David Brewer is the guest …

  • Four Educators Honored by McKenzie Education Association

    Wednesday, May 22

    McKENZIE (May 20) — It was a bittersweet day as two persons retired from McKenzie Special School District. Mona Batchelor, high school librarian, and Renee Brown, educational assistant, both …

  • McKenzie to Award Solid Waste Contract Thursday

    Wednesday, May 22

    The McKenzie City Council will meet Thursday, May 23 at 5:30 p.m. in a special called meeting to award the solid waste disposal contract. Sealed bids were opened on Monday, May 20. Only two bids were …

  • Trezevant Loses Board Member

    Wednesday, May 22

    TREZEVANT (May 14) — The Trezevant Board of Alderman learned at the start of their monthly session, Tuesday, that Pam Bryant had resigned her seat that morning. No reason was publicly given for …

  • Area Fred’s Stores Closing

    Wednesday, May 22

    MEMPHIS (May 16) — Fred’s has announced another round of store closures five weeks after announcing they were closing 159 underperforming stores and holding inventory liquidations at …

  • Columbus Ships Pinta and Nina To Land at Paris Landing

    Wednesday, May 22

    PARIS LANDING — On  Wednesday, May 22, 2019,  the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ Ships, will open at Paris Landing State Park.The ships will …

  • Graduation 2019

    Tuesday, May 21

  • The Foundation to Learning

    Tuesday, May 21

    As another school year comes to a close, I felt the need to hop into the Banner archives to honor one of McKenzie’s great educators, Miss Cora Sedberry. I have heard over the years that she was …

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