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    • Property Transfers

      •Gregory M. and Lori M. McClain to Dustin A. Ulrich and others in District 2.•Brandon and Sarah Keller to Sarah Keller.•Gary E. and Karen …

    • Marriage Licenses

      •Alicia Nicole Goodman, 26, of Hollow Rock to Daniel Kieth Barnhart, 34, of Hollow Rock.•Alexandria Scott Jenkins, 32, of Lavinia to Cody …

McKenzie to Host Mistletoe Christmas

McKENZIE — While many things are canceled because of COVID-19, McKenzie is moving ahead with several Christmas events including Mistletoe Market, Catch Me Under the Mistletoe 5K Run, Santa …

Huntingdon School Board Begins Search For Director

HUNTINGDON (November 19) — Huntingdon Special School District is beginning its search for a new director of schools. Pat Dillahunty is retiring after 12 years as director.Dillahunty started …
COVID-19

Mask Up for The Holidays, Save A Life

NASHVILLE (November 22) — An urgent request grows louder each week as healthcare facilities reach capacity and heath care workers are pushed to their breaking point, “please wear a mask …

McKenzie Rotary Hosts Annual Auction

McKENZIE — McKenzie Rotary Club hosted its annual charity auction on Saturday, November 14 at the McKenzie Farmers’ Market. In a year of a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the live, in-person …

Electric Board Approves Health Insurance Renewal

HUNTINGDON — Carroll County Electric’s Board of Directors approved the employee health insurance premiums for the year 2021. Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Tennessee increased its rates by 5.7 …

MSSD Board to Discuss Student Quarantines

McKenzie Special School District Board of Education meets Tuesday, December 1, 5:30 p.m. at McKenzie Middle School.One of the items on the agenda is a discussion of student quarantines.Also on the …

Weekly 150: Gwin ‘Granddaddy’ Crawford

Until a few weeks ago, the name Gwin Crawford meant very little to me other than the sight of a large crypt headstone at Mount Olivet Cemetery. After I was asked to write a story on …

Mayor Jill Holland Addresses Potholes, Future Street Paving

McKenzie Mayor Jill Holland wrote the following information concerning city streets.We hear you loud and clear, and ask that you please bear with us this year. We’ve heard from many of you …
COVID-19
Send A Letter to Santa

Send A Letter to Santa Claus

Santa is going digital this year! Fill out this form or E-mail Santa@mckenziebanner.com. Letters to Santa will appear in The McKenzie Banner's annual Christmas Greetings Special Edition. …

Best of 2020: Vote Now!

The Best of 2020: Vote Now!

So 2020 is almost over... ...and it's time to vote for your favorite people and businesses that shined in 2020!  Your support of local businesses makes our community stronger. Please …

Obituaries

Donald Lee Trull

McKENZIE - Graveside services for Donald Lee Trull, 66, were Friday, November 20, 2020 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in McKenzie. Brother Alan Trull officiated …

Belinda Lee Medlin

PARIS, Tenn. -  Graveside funeral services for Belinda Lee Medlin are Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery-McKenzie. The family will receive friends at the funeral home …

James Marshall Haywood 

James Marshall Haywood , 86, of McKenzie, Tenn. died Sunday, November 29, 2020.  He was born September 19, 1934 in McKenzie. He is survived by his wife, Betty, of McKenzie, son, James …

Roger Lee Pierce, Sr

McKENZIE, Tenn. - Funeral services for Roger Lee Pierce, Sr., 73, are 11 a.m. Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December …

Charles William Foster

TREZEVANT — Funeral services for Charles William Foster, 82, are Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Trezevant Church of Christ. Visitation is Wednesday at the church 10 a.m. until service …

Milbern Gene Noles

Mr. Milbern Gene Noles, 74, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. There was a private family funeral service. Mr. Noles was born on August 18, …

Tim Ashby

    DICKSON - Tim Ashby, 62, of Dickson, Tennessee died Monday, November 23, 2020 at NHC Healthcare in Franklin. He was born February 21, 1958 and died November 23, …

Sarah Hammett

Sarah Earline Hammett HUNTINGDON - Mrs. Sarah Earline Hammett, 94, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Monday, November 23, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Carroll County. Graveside services …
Opinion
    • A Moveable Feast

      They talked about growing up out at Peach; and along the Steadman Ridge. They laughed about taking baths in Sugar Creek; and attending the one …

Community Focus
Gleason Holds Grand Opening, Ribbon-Cutting at Dog Park
GLEASON (November 13) — A grand opening and ribbon-cutting was held Friday at the City of Gleason Dog Park with dozens in …
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Brylee Robertson Asks for Food Donations for Birthday
Brylee Robertson’s grandmother, Patricia Robertson, died April 22, 2020. So this year for Brylee’s 11th birthday on August …
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Weekly 150: C.H. ‘Red’ Summers
About 10 or 11 years old, I became enamored with the game of golf. By seventh-grade, I had enough sense to realize there were not any …
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Most Recent Special Editions
Records

McKenzie Police Reports

Theft — James Ryg, Cherry Avenue, McKenzie, reported the theft of a bicycle from his front yard on November 22.Officer Jeremiah Brooks filed the report for Mr. Ryg, who stated he heard a noise …

Carroll County General Sessions Court Report

The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, November 19.One case was bound over to the Grand Jury of the Carroll County Circuit …

Huntingdon Police Reports

Theft, Trespassing — Shelby Nicole Mahr, 29, of Camden was charged with theft of property and criminal trespassing on Sept. 11, and then an additional charge of burglary was added on Nov. …

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Drugs, License Violation — Charles Adrian Robbins, 29, of Camden was charged with simple possession of marijuana, simple possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and driving on a …
McKenzie Fire and Rescue
In our schools
Huntingdon Schools Go Remote November 23-24
HUNTINGDON (November 18) - According to a Wednesday letter from Director of Schools Pat Dillahunty, Huntingdon schools will conduct …
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McKenzie High School Beta Club Inducts 39 New Members
McKENZIE (November 1) — The McKenzie High School Beta Club welcomed 39 new members Sunday afternoon in the annual Induction …
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Surber, Chappell Named Mr., Miss MHS
McKenzie High School recently named its Class of 2021 senior superlatives as voted on by the class: Mr. and Miss MHS: Eli Surber …
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Gleason Pre-K Gets Hands-On Learning with Community Support
GLEASON (November 3) — Sherri Brawner’s pre-kindergarten class in Gleason took learning about the environment outside on …
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West Carroll Administers Oath to New Member, Honors Retirees
ATWOOD (November 5) — Kimberly Smith of Trezevant is the newly appointed member of the West Carroll School Board. She was …
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McKenzie High School Library
West Carroll Special School District
General
People
Sylvias Celebrate Golden Anniversary
Bill and Lois Sylvia of McKenzie quietly celebrated their fiftieth anniversary October 17, 2020 at Liberty Christian Retreat. They …
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West Carroll Graduate is Tennessee Teacher of the Year
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Education announced Kami Lunsford, a 14-year music teacher from Karns Middle School, is …
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West Carroll Graduate is State’s Teacher of the Year
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Education announced Kami Lunsford, a 14-year music teacher from Karns Middle School, is …
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