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Carroll, Henry Lead State in Percentage of Vaccinations

NASHVILLE (January 18) — Carroll and Henry counties lead the state in the number of vaccinations against COVID-19, as based on the number of vaccinations per 100,000 population.Henry County …

McKenzie Council Fills Vacancies, Continues Annexation

McKENZIE (January 14) — Thursday evening through ZOOM Meeting, the two vacant positions on the McKenzie City Council were filled by Garrett Burns (Ward 3) and Josefine Batton (Ward 4). The …

Huntingdon Discusses Closed Landfill; Mayor Kelley Recuperating

The Town Council of Huntingdon had a single item on its agenda for January 12. That was a contract of obligation in lieu of a performance bond concerning the liability of its closed landfill.The …

West Carroll Extends Virtual Fridays to March 12

ATWOOD (January 11) — The West Carroll Special School District Board of Education voted during Monday’s meeting to extend virtual Fridays through March 12.Director of Schools Dexter …

Jay Phipps is New County Commissioner

HUNTINGDON (January 11) — Jay Phipps of McKenzie is the newest commissioner of Carroll County. He was appointed Monday to fill the vacant seat of former Commissioner Brian Winston, who last …
Vaccines, COVID-19

Weighing the Risks

NASHVILLE (January 18) — Tennessee is making great progress in rapidly vaccinating those at highest-risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19. The state received its first shipments of …

Unknown Graves Located in Shiloh Cemetery

McKENZIE (January 14) Twenty-nine graves of unknown persons were recently located in the historic Shiloh Cemetery, located at the intersection of State Route 423 and Carroll Lake Road. Thanks to the …

Trezevant Seeks Grant for Sewer Improvements

TREZEVANT (January 12) — The City of Trezevant is seeking a $600,000 state grant with $42,000 in local granting funds to make repairs to the city’s wastewater system.Jeff Goad said the …
COVID-19
Obituaries

Bonnie Jean Webb

Mrs. Bonnie Jean Webb, 89, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at AHC McKenzie. Funeral services are private. In lieu of flowers, family requests that any memorial gifts be …

Janie Powell Felts

McKENZIE - Funeral services for Janie Powell Felts are Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. …

Lee Warren Sanders

WARREN SANDERS HUNTINGDON — Mr. Lee Warren Sanders, 90, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Life Care Center of Bruceton. Funeral Services are 1 p.m. Saturday, …

Oneal “Buck” Mitchell

HUNTINGDON — Mr. Oneal “Buck” Mitchell, 84 of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at his home.Funeral services were Saturday, January 16, 2021 in the Chapel of …

William Jerry Archer, 76

McKENZIE, Tenn. - Funeral services for William Jerry Archer are Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January …

James Lewis Sturdivant

 PARIS, Tenn. - Funeral services for James Lewis Sturdivant are Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 4 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Saturday at 3 p.m. …

Porter Cunningham, Sr.

McKENZIE, Tenn. - Private family funeral services for Porter Cunningham, Sr.  are Saturday, January 23, 2021. Interment will follow at Reedy Creek Cemetery, McLemoresville. The family will …

Marie DePriest Marshall

Atwood, TN   Funeral Services for Marie DePriest Marshall are Monday, January 10, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Hopewell Cemetery, Lavinia. The family will receive friends at the church 2:00 p.m. …
Opinion
Community Focus
ABC Discount Grocery Opens in Downtown McKenzie
McKENZIE — ABC Discount Grocery is now operating in downtown McKenzie at 585 Main Street North, at the intersection of Lee and …
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First Cumberland Presbyterians Complete New Sanctuary. First service is Sunday, January10
McKENZIE (January 3) — Congregants of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church - McKenzie have a new church sanctuary. Since the …
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Rivals Sports Bar And Grill Holds Grand Opening
McKENZIE (December 31) — The 92-seat Rivals Sports Bar and Grill held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony in McKenzie on …
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Records

Huntingdon Police Reports

Assault, Vandalism — Ronald Payton, 24, of Huntingdon was charged with simple assault and vandalism under $1,000 following a Dec. 30 incident at a residential center in Huntingdon.According to …

Property Transfers

•Reta Spry to David and Reta Spry in District 10.•Timothy K. Townes and others to Carolotta DeAllen and others in District 11.•Juanita King to Karlon King in District 15.•Lisa …

Carroll County Sheriff's Report

Theft — Deputies are looking into the recent theft of firearms and a bush hog from private property near Huntingdon.Nicki Willis told deputies on Jan. 10 that two long guns that had belonged to …

Marriage Licenses

•Charles Henry Carnes, 34, of Atwood to Hannah Renee Massey, 21, of Atwood.
McKenzie Fire and Rescue
    • Huntingdon Sweeps Central

      HUNTINGDON (January 12) — Huntingdon High School hosted Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Tuesday for a pair of district basketball contests and …

    • McKenzie Sweeps Clarksburg

      CLARKSBURG (January 5) — McKenzie began district play on the road Tuesday with a pair of contests at Clarksburg High School and earned a …

In our schools
MHS Staff Celebrates Winter Weather
McKENZIE — Even a light dusting of snow is exciting. Sheila Ridley, guidance counselor at McKenzie High School and Carol …
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Local Students Perform at the College Football National Championship Virtual Halftime Show
McKENZIE (January 13, 2021) — Bethel University’s Renaissance Regiment announces that nine of its students performed with …
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McKenzie Middle School Second Quarter Honor Roll
All A’s Eighth Grade — Briley Arnold, Rachel Essary, Allyson Gibson, Carter Kee, Hannah Lee, Aydin Neely, Colt Norden, …
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Huntingdon Middle School Second Quarter Principal’s Honor Roll, A, B Honor Roll
Huntingdon Middle School proudly announces the students who made Honor Roll the second quarter of school. Principal’s Honor Roll …
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McKenzie Elementary School Second Quarter Honor, Merit Roll
Honor Roll First Grade C. Barton: Taylor Little and Heath Johnson. K. Brown: Addilyn Brown, Olivia Fontana, Devin Towne and …
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McKenzie High School Library
West Carroll Special School District
General
People
Washburn Takes Oath As Attorney
DRESDEN (December 29) — Dresden native James Russell Washburn completed his journey to become an attorney at law Tuesday, …
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Louise Scates to Turn 100 Monday
McKENZIE — Louise Scates celebrates her 100th birthday Monday. Rebecca Louise Yates was born January 11, 1921 in Trezevant to …
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McKenzie Station Bar and Grill Now Open Downtown
Residents of McKenzie have a new dining option in historic downtown since the November 17 opening of McKenzie Station Bar and Grill, a …
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