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Huntingdon High School Alumni Association presented two scholarships to 2020 graduates of the school. Pictured (L to R) Carl Byars, Alumni treasurer, recipients Adyn Swenson and Hannah Reeves, and … more
WE CARE Ministries and Prairie Farms host a Grocery Drive By and Pick up Thursday, June 25 from 2-3:30 p.m. at WE CARE in Martin. WE CARE Ministries and Prairie Farms will distribute food and … more
The vocal grace and ease of an auctioneer have always been a fascination of mine. Reed’s Auction Company is a logo ingrained in my memory. At a young age, I remember standing with the granddad … more
ATWOOD (June 4) — West Carroll High School held a special commencement Thursday in the gymnasium for a pair of graduates entering military service prior to the school’s June 18 … more
Thelma Kee was born to Ken Kee and Eunie Pinkley Kee on January 14, 1908, on a farm in Yuma just outside of Clarksburg, Tennessee. She had two brothers, Ray and Ben, Jr.Growing up on a farm, she was … more
McKenzie Memorial Library reopened Monday, June 8.The library is practicing social distancing for community safety.Only five people will be allowed into the library at a time, no more than two people … more
McKENZIE — Pope’s Concessions of Greenfield set up several of its food trailers at the McKenzie Plaza shopping center over the weekend.The business, which has provided concessions and … more
New homeowners Danielle Beasley and girls Zayleigh, Hayden, and Hallee welcomed friends and neighbors into their new Gleason home Sunday, May 24, 2020. Weakley County Habitat for Humanity (WCHFH) … more
Anders and Braxton Rider display the big fish they caught at the newly reopened Carroll Lake in McKenzie. The two fished from kayaks in the lillypads. The fishing lake reopened May 1 after being … more
McKenzie (April 28) — Representatives from Pepsi MidAmerica visited city hall Tuesday to donate drinks to the police and fire departments in appreciation for their service. Pictured are (L to … more
When Stephanie Bolin decorated the family home as part of the local Class of 2020 Senior Light up Night, to celebrate her college senior, she never dreamed that it would result in a visit from the … more
HUNTINGDON — According to a press release by Huntingdon Director of Public Safety Walter Smothers, the Huntingdon Police Department continues to work with Cash Saver supermarket to ensure that … more
McKENZIE (April 20) — Residences and businesses around the community joined in a national trend Monday, lighting up for 20 minutes at 8:20 p.m. (20:20 in military time) to honor the Class of … more
Seniors aren’t the only ones missing out on special final moments at their schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The closure of schools has also robbed retiring teachers of those last days with … more
MARTIN (March 25) — The University of Tennessee at Martin, along with multiple Tennessee higher education institutions, has partnered with THEC and TEMA to create personal protective equipment … more
Yancey Douglass “Y.D.” Moore was the son of Benjamin Portius Moore and Lula Douglas Moore. Born August 25, 1897, Y.D. was a man dedicated to the task of serving his beloved hometown of McKenzie. more
One family with a significant impact on McKenzie was the Moore family. The descendants of Yancey and Mary Anne (Wade) Moore were true leaders in McKenzie and Carroll County. more
As I prepared my research and personal stories provided by the Lindseys, their friends and former employees, I felt it was not my place to rework their stories as cold facts. Instead, I decided to let the stories stand by themselves this week as a testament to the kindness and generosity of JT and Robye. more
GLEASON (February 14) — Weakley County residents were loving what they saw on Valentine’s Day as Simply Eventful opened its door on Union Street in Gleason. Tammy and Stacy Collins, … more
GREENFIELD (February 18) — The Directors of Greenfield Banking Company announce the opening of the new main office at 112 North Front Street in Greenfield. The new 7,205 square foot, one-story, … more
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