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McKenzie-Loretto Tickets Available at MHS

Tickets for the McKenzie-Loretto tickets are available Monday, March 1 at the office of McKenzie High School. The semi-final region game is at MHS that evening. Availability is limited, so contact …

Carroll County Health Department Now Offer Vaccines to Age 65 and Up

The Carroll County Health Department is currently vaccinating people in Phase 1a1, 1a2, 1b and people 65 and older. To schedule an appointment, you must register online …

Motorists Damage Water Hydrants

McKENZIE (February 19) — Crews with the McKenzie Water and Sewer Department were busy after two motorists damaged roadside water hydrants last Thursday.
Snowmageddon 2021

Winter Storms Disrupt Area Travel, Business

Temperature observations at Jackson through the National Weather Service, indicated 10 days of temperatures below the 32 degree freezing point. Temperatures on February 11 were 27 to 31 degrees and down to three degrees on February 20, which also had a temperature high of 42.
Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccinations

Ages 65 and Up, Teachers Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine

NASHVILLE (February 21) — Tennessee began registering Tennesseans aged 65 and older and those in Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan COVID-19 for vaccinations on February 22. Phase 1b includes staff members of kindergarten through 12th grade schools and child care facilities.

County Mayor Butler Adopts Newborns

Carroll County Mayor Joseph Butler and wife, Megan, are the adoptive parents of newborn boys, born Thursday, February 18 in Florida.
COVID-19
Calendar of Events
Steve McDaniel to Speak about Parkers Crossroads Battlefield
McKENZIE — The honorable Steve K. McDaniel, former state legislator and deputy speaker of the Tennessee House of Representative …
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Calendar 2-2-21
Covid-19 Disclaimer All items appearing on this calendar are subject to postponement or cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. …
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Obituaries

Ernest Clayton Huey

ERNEST CLAYTON HUEY GLEASON — Ernest Clayton Huey, 89, died at his home in Gleason, Tennessee, on February 22, 2021. He was born March 27, 1931.He was preceded in death by his parents, …

Charlotte Ann Drewry

 McKENZIE, Tenn. - Services for Charlotte Ann Drewry, 66, are Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Brother Dennis Trull officiating.  Interment …

Willie Frank Wilson

McKENZIE, Tenn.  - Services for Willie Frank Wilson, 72, are Monday, March 1, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads in Wildersville, Tenn.  …

Bob James

  GLEASON, Tenn.  - Graveside services for Bob James, 82, of Gleason are Saturday February 20 at 11 a.m. at Hopewell Cemetery in Gleason with burial to follow. He was born January 11, …

Tina Lynn Day

Mrs. Tina Lynn Day, 60, died on February 16, 2021 at her home in Bruceton, Tenn. She was born on April 26, 1960 in Bruceton to the late Earl Neely and Sarah Hollingsworth Neely Roberts. …

Linder Leroy Harbison, Jr.

 McKENZIE, Tenn. - Cremation and a small memorial is at a later date is what the family of Linder Leroy Harbison, Jr. has decided upon his death. Mr. Harbison, 63,  died at his …

Easton Lee McDaniel

    McKENZIE, Tenn. - Private services for Easton Lee McDaniel are Friday, February 19 at Seminary United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the church …

Ted Foster

McKENZIE , Tennessee - Services for Ted Everett Foster, 83, are Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 3 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Brother Bob Wood officiating.  Interment will follow at …
Opinion
Community Focus
Clean Kutz Barber Shop
McKENZIE — When one job opportunity ended, another career began for Tommy Horton, owner of Clean Kutz barber shop. Horton, a …
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Howard’s Barber Shop
HUNTINGDON — Desmond Taylor is continuing a family tradition of barbering. From his 13340 Paris Street location, Taylor cuts …
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Lakeside Senior Living Community Crowns Valentine King, Queen
McKENZIE (February 12) — On Friday, February 12, 2021, residents of Lakeside Senior Living, 390 Dr. Smith Lane, McKenzie met in …
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Records

McKenzie Police Reports

Shoplifting — Sheila D. Rowe, 49, Tennessee Street, McKenzie was charged with shoplifting on February 9 after she reportedly took a Bic lighter valued at $1.99 and did not for it at Pocket’s convenience store. Video surveillance indicated she concealed the lighter and left the store. She was cited into General Sessions Court.

Gleason Man Shot

DRESDEN — A Weakley County man is hospitalized after he was shot February 10 while in a garage working on a car.

Property Transfers

•Judith M. Green to Tiffany R. Green in District 17. •Michaela Barnhill to Anton Townes in District 22. •Robert Louis Jamison to Robert Louis Jamison in District 15.

Carroll County Sheriff's Reports

Theft — Kenneth Lawson of Hollow Rock told deputies on Feb. 8 that someone removed the license plate from his vehicle sometime before 8 a.m. that morning.
McKenzie Fire and Rescue
In our schools
Bethel University Student-Athletes, Athletic Director Speak to Area High School Students
HUNTINGDON — Wednesday Bethel Senior Associate Athletic Director Brad Chappell was accompanied by three student-athletes to …
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McKenzie Middle School is Vocabulary Bowl Winner
McKENZIE — McKenzie Middle School is the Middle School Champion for November in the Vocabulary Bowl, topping thousands of North …
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West Carroll Approves Trips, Hires Attorney
ATWOOD (February 9) — West Carroll Board of Education met Tuesday, February 9 at the West Carroll Junior/Senior High School for …
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School Board Member Proposes Alternative COVID Quarantine Plan
McKENZIE (February 2) — COVID-19 quarantine standards at McKenzie Special School District are too restrictive, often sending …
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McKenzie Schools Proposes Air Conditioning School Gyms
McKENZIE (February 2) — McKenzie Special School District is proposing to make significant updates to its environmental heating …
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McKenzie High School Library
West Carroll Special School District
General
People
The Fellowship Hall Hosts Ribbon-Cutting
McKENZIE (January 29) — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday afternoon at The Fellowship Hall ahead of its Saturday grand …
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Expressions Tanning Salon, Kiddie Kingdom Christian Academy
McKENZIE — Felicia Boyd operates two businesses in McKenzie — one in the much-needed service of daycare and another new …
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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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