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Looking Back from our Archives

8-28-18 Edition


10 YEARS AGO — LeAnn Webb was crowned Carroll County Little Miss Fairest of the Fair. Other members of the court included First Maid Sadie Martin, Second Maid Megan Delaney, Third Maid Natalie McCaleb and Fourth Maid Emma Hawkins.

*Dani Dyer was crowned Carroll County Fair Junior Queen. Other members of the court included first Maid Cory Burke, Second Maid Payton Mingle, Third Maid Rylee Holladay and Fourth Maid Cali Walker.

*Jordan Layne Green was crowned Carroll County Fair Junior King. Other members of the court included First Page Cade Wood, Second Page Austin Gant, Third Page Tyler Gregory and Fourth Pages (tie) Aayden Black and Hayden Sullivan.

*Dana Corporation laid off 110 employees at its Paris plant and 35 at the McKenzie location.

*A historical church landmark in McLemoresville was awarded by the West Tennessee Cumberland Presbytery to the city for the preservation of Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church following its closing.

20 YEARS AGO — Bill Sills Sportswear announced a 24,000-square foot expansion at its Huntingdon that would create 40 more jobs at the facility.

*McKenzie Mayor Gene Anderson announced that the city had received a $330,000 federal grant for street repairs.

*Tri-County Motor Company in McKenzie added Jeep to its vehicle lineup.

50 YEARS AGO — Showing at the Park Theatre: Fort Utah starring John Ireland; The Long Duel starring Yul Brynner; Wild in the Streets starring Shelly Winters; and The Party starring Claudine Longet and Peter Sellers.


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