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Five McKenzie High School senior ladies were selected to serve as the Homecoming Court. One will be crowned as queen on Friday evening, September 24 in pre-game ceremonies at Randy Thomas Field. more
McKenzie Sweet Tea Festival has a new emphasis on antiques and pickings this year. more
McKENZIE (September 7) — Facemasks are recommended but not mandated at McKenzie Special School District after a majority voice vote by members of the McKenzie Special School District on Tuesday, September 7. more
McKENZIE (September 8) — Congressman David Kustoff (R-Germantown) was in McKenzie Wednesday on a listening tour during a Congressional recess. The Congressman had visited BR Supply, Bethel University and The McKenzie Banner. more
JACKSON (August 11) — On Wednesday, Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam addressed alumni of the WestStar Leadership Program at the Southwest Development District office in Jackson, Tennessee. Haslam spoke briefly about his career and new book, “Faithful Presence: The Promise and the Peril of Faith in the Public Square,” as part of the leadership program’s “Lunch-Learn-Leadership series.” more
The results of the 2020 U.S. Census were released last week and show the changes to the nation’s population. more
CARROLL COUNTY (August 12) — Kirsten Winkler Sass was surprised with the tremendous outpouring of supporters in McKenzie and Huntingdon as she prepared to depart for Toyko for the paralympics. more
McKENZIE (August 14) — Area firefighters and other emergency responders, along with members of the community honored the memory of Drake Pate, 21, McKenzie with a ‘last call” memorial service on Saturday, August 14. The young man died in an ATV accident on August 7. He was a volunteer firefighter for the McKenzie Fire Department. more
Three Carroll County schools released preliminary enrollment numbers for the first week of school. The three directors noted enrollment often changes during the early weeks of a new school year. more
BUCHANAN (August 8) — Kayakers and fishermen had a front row seat Sunday to the ongoing construction at The Lodge at Paris Landing, still on target for completion in the fall of 2021. Reservations are being taken now for 2022 events at The Lodge, such as weddings and conventions. Any event for 2022 can be placed on the Lodge group calendar by filling out a form at this link: https://tnstateparks.com/lodges/paris-landing. more
McKENZIE (August 3) — What is the school’s policy for COVID for the 2021-22 school year? That will be discussed and decided during a special meeting on Tuesday, August 17, 5:30 p.m. at the Board Office, located on Bell Avenue. more
Approximately 12,500 threadfin shad were released on Tuesday at the Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreational Lake. more
ATWOOD (August 5) — West Carroll Special School District Board of Education approved a $9,051,084 budget for the fiscal year 2021-22, beginning July 1, 2021. It is funded by a local tax rate of $1.2207 per $100 assessed value on real property within the district. more
NEW JOHNSONVILLE (July 31) — The New Johnsonville Fossil Fuel Steam Plant was razed on Saturday. The plant was removed from the electrical grid on December 31, 2017. It will be replaced by a natural gas-powered generating plant. more
CARROLL COUNTY — After more than 20 years of the proposal, construction work is expected to begin this year, beginning with the razing of structures that are in the path of the U.S. 79/State Route 76 bypass around Atwood. more
HUNTINGDON (August 2) — Former Assistant District Attorney for the 24th District Thomas Tansil Jr. received jail sentences on three counts of a criminal indictment, which Tansil had entered a plea of nolo contrendre - a plea by which a defendant in a criminal prosecution accepts conviction as though a guilty plea had been entered but does not admit guilt. more
As Tokyo undergoes its fourth state of emergency since July 12, McKenzie’s Kirsten Sass, her partner Amy Dixon and para-athletes worldwide prepare for the Paralympic Games, hosted August 27-September 5. more
Carroll County Sheriff’s Office K9 Gotchi will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Gotchi’s vest is sponsored by Vikki and Arnie Medrano of Paso Robles, California and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In honor of those who protect and serve.” Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks. more
As the first day of the 2021-2022 school year approaches, students of the McKenzie Special School District can look forward to a mask-less, almost normal school year. more
On August 29, the United States Postal Service will make postal rate changes to first-class mail, international mail and newspapers. more
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