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Electric Department Stays with Current Retirement Plan

HUNTINGDON (April 29) — Carroll County Electric Department employees will remain with the company’s current retirement system. A survey of the employees indicates a majority preferred the current plan instead of the proposed Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System.

Bassmaster Junior National Championship is in Carroll County

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — National championships for the fastest-growing youth and high school fishing circuits in the country are on Tennessee fisheries.

Tree Removed at Courthouse

HUNTINGDON (May 3) — Crew members from Asplundh tree service removed a dead tree from the lawn of the Carroll County Courthouse on Monday. County officials determined the dead tree was a danger to citizens and property and chose to remove it.

Budget Amendments on County’s Agenda

The May 10 agenda for the Carroll County Commission is filled with budget amendments as the county’s prepares to close the fiscal year on June 30.

Bethel University Commencement is Saturday

McKENZIE — Bethel University’s College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health Sciences and College of Professional Studies commencement ceremonies for fall 2020 and spring 2021 graduates are May 8, 10 a.m. at Wildcat Stadium.

Pictorial History of McKenzie: City Hall Dedication

Dedication of New City Hall, 1992. Mayor Bob Putman at the podium. File photo originally published in “A Pictorial History of McKenzie, Tennessee,” by The McKenzie Banner in October 2004.
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Calendar of Events
Calendar 5-4-21

McKenzie City-Wide  Yard Sale This Weekend The McKenzie City-Wide Yard Sale is May 7 and 8.

Calendar 4-27-21
McKenzie Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club The McKenzie TOPS Club is celebrating its 50th year. After staying “safer at home,” members are recommitting to continuing their weight loss journey. People who’ve struggle with their weight are invited to join the weekly meeting on Mondays at the McKenzie Church of Christ in the old gym. Weigh-in starts at 3 p.m.; meetings are at 3:30 p.m. Membership is $32 per year. Visitors are welcome to attend their first meeting free of charge. For more information, call 731-352-7309.
Obituaries

Myrna Faye Carter

McKenzie, Tenn.  - Services for Myrna Faye Carter, 63, are Monday, April, 10, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Tennessee State Veterans …

Bat Cats to Meet Lindsey Wilson in MSC Baseball Tournament Final Site

BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky (May 1)  - The 2021 Mid-South Conference baseball opening round wrapped up Saturday with Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.), Georgetown (Ky.), Thomas More (Ky.) and Lindsey …

Shelby Lou Perritt

  GLEASON — Services for Shelby Lou Perritt, 80, of Gleason were Friday April 30, 2021 at Beech Springs Baptist Church in Gleason, Tenn. Burial was in Beech Springs Cemetery. She was …

Larry Hank Pierce, Sr.

LARRY PIERCE, SR.1956 — 2021 McKENZIE — Mr. Larry Hank Pierce, Sr., 65, of McKenzie, Tennessee died Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at his home.Funeral services Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 1 …

Dalton Davis

  Mr. Dalton Edward Davis, 63, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Centennial Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were  Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 4:00 PM in …

Glendon Rich

  Obituary Mr. Glendon Rich, 76, of Huntingdon died Sunday, April 25, 2021 at his home. Funeral services are 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Brother …

Annie Fay Cook

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. - Funeral services for Annie Fay Cook were Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. Interment was Carroll Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Cook, 88, died …

Cary Dean Little

McKENZIE,  Tenn. - The family of Mr. Cary Dean Little has chosen cremation with a memorial service to be held at a later date. Mr. Little, 62, died Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Jackson Madison …
Opinion
    • Weekly 150: Lou Sherwood

      It seems 1996 was a transitional year for McKenzie as three memorable and iconic businesses locked their doors for a final time. Moseley Seed …

    • Talk About Two Peas In A Pod…

      I stood in line behind a young lady at the “Just Love Coffee Café” in Nolensville, Tennessee, trying to get a better look at the tattoo …

    • Weekly 150: John H. Moseley

      For 65 years, Moseley Seed and Produce was a fixture in McKenzie. The business was synonymous with John H. Moseley, but the story of the feed …

Community Focus
McKenzie Station Bar & Grill Hosts Ribbon-Cutting
McKENZIE (April 16) — McKenzie Station Bar & Grill at 5 Broadway hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, joined by staff, …
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Lisa Norris to Participate in Supreme Court Summer Institute
Lisa Norris, Ph.D. will participate in the 2021 U.S. Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers. She is one of 60 educators across …
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Records

McKenzie Police Reports

Complaint Leads to Discovery of Outstanding Warrants — James L. Gouge, 42, Hill Road, Paris and Jessica Cartret, 38, 40th Avenue, Nashville were both arrested by McKenzie Police Department on outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions.

Huntingdon Police Reports

DUI — Carla Lawton, 45, of Huntingdon was charged with DUI (first offense) on April 21.

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Vehicle Theft — Deputies are investigating the recent theft of a vehicle from private property in Hollow Rock.

Property Transfers

Mark Owen and others to Mark Owen and Jeri L. Richardson in District 16.
McKenzie Fire and Rescue
In our schools
McKenzie Graduate is Bethel SGA President
McKENZIE — Alivia Green is the president of Bethel University’s Student Government Association. The 2019 graduate of …
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McKinney Completes Pharmacy School
JACKSON — Brianna Douglas McKinney of McKenzie is graduating from Union University School of Pharmacy on May 15 with her …
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McKenzie Middle Projected Winner of National Contest
McKenzie Middle School students are the projected winners of the Middle/Elementary School Winners. The provisional Vocabulary Bowl …
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Williams to Leave West Carroll May 5
ATWOOD — Dexter Williams, director of schools at West Carroll Special School District, is ending his contract on May 5. William …
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Rylee Holladay Crowned Miss Huntingdon
Rylee Holladay, 17 is the 2021 Miss Huntingdon. Rylee is the 17-year-old daughter of Brandi Lee. She was crowned on April 24 at …
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McKenzie High School Library
West Carroll Special School District
General
People
Haddocks to Celebrate Golden Anniversary
McKENZIE — Leroy and Brenda Haddock of McKenzie are celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. on April 17, 2021 …
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Cindy Holladay Retires From Clerk and Master’s Office
HUNTINGDON (March 2) — A parade, a giant American flag hoisted on the ladder of Huntingdon Fire Department ladder truck, and …
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Beamon is New Administrator at Harmony Hill
HUNTINGDON (March 1) — Brandi Beamon is the new administrator at Harmony Hill assisted living in Huntingdon. Mrs. Beamon is a …
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