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Calendar 6-6-23


Carroll County Electric Board Meets June 7
The Carroll County Electric Department Board of Directors has a Special Called Meeting June 7 at 2:30 p.m., where they will discuss a potential land purchase. The meeting is in the boardroom of the Carroll County Electric Department, at 103 W. Paris St., Huntingdon.

McKenzie High School Alumni Association Meets June 8
The McKenzie High School Alumni Association has its first formal meeting Thursday, June 8 at 6 p.m. in the McKenzie High School Theater. All McKenzie High School alumni are invited to attend the informational meeting.

Huntingdon Board of Education Meets June 13
The Huntingdon Board of Education will hold a finance workshop on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 5 p.m. at the Huntingdon Central Office located at 585 High Street, Huntingdon, Tenn.

Carroll County Relay For Life Meeting June 13
Carroll County Relay For Life will meet on June 13, 2023 at 6 p.m. at the McKenzie Farmers Market building.

McKenzie Chamber, Industry Banquet June 20
The McKenzie Chamber of Commerce and Industry Banquet is Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 6 p.m. at the Venue at Waddell Place at 894 Joy Sparks Road in McKenzie, Tenn. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets are $40 for Chamber members, $60 for Non-Members and $250 for a table of 8 seats. During the event, awards will be presented to members for the Business Person of the Year, Business of the Year and Non-Profit of the Year. Members are encouraged to attend. The keynote speaker will be Kyle Spurgeon, President and CEO of the Jackson, Tenn. Chamber. For more information about this event or joining the McKenzie Chamber of Commerce, contact Monica Heath 731-352-2004.

An Evening with Carroll Arts
Carroll Arts, Inc. will present An Evening with Carroll Arts on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in McKenzie. The event is free to the public and will feature visual and performing arts exhibitions with a special presentation of Carroll County’s Friend of the Arts Award. The church is located at 16835 Highland Drive.

McKenzie Seniors Shrimp Boil
The McKenzie Seniors Shrimp Boil is Saturday, June 10 at 5 p.m. at the McKenzie Senior Center, 172 Main Street South. The classic shrimp boil contains fresh shrimp, potatoes, corn and sausage, all boiled in a broth. Desserts are included. Steve Bomar will provide music. Tickets are $15 purchased in advance from a member or at the Senior Center.
For more information or tickets, call Mabel Plank at (731) 415-3066.

Miss Juneteenth Pageant is June 10
The Miss Juneteenth Pageant is Saturday, June 10, 2023, 2 p.m. at the Webb School, 938 Walnut Avenue, McKenzie. Pageant Entry fee is $25, plus another $5 for entry into each of the special categories. Age groups are 6-10; 11-14, and 15 to 18 years of age. General admission is $5.
For more information or pageant entry form contact, Bertha Taylor at 731-499-3224 or Mavis Curtis at 731-358-4355.

Dixie Car Show Top 25 July 1
The Dixie Car Show Top 25 is Saturday, July 1, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in McLemoresville. Entry fee is $20 and food will be provided by the McLemoresville Fire Department. For more information, contact Bill Hargrove, 731-415-3952.

VFW Cornhole Tourney June 10
McKenzie Veterans of Foreign Wars & Auxiliary Post #4939 hosts a cornhole tournament June 10 at 9750 Cherrywood Road in McKenzie. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., and the event starts at 1 p.m. There is a $50 fee per each two-person team.
For more information, contact the VFW at (731) 207-1027, or Aimee Smith at (731) 358-2761.

Vacation Bible School is June 11-15
Hollow Rock’s Faith Baptist Church hosts Vacation Bible School “Twists and Turns” Sunday, June 11, through Thursday, June 15, from 6-8 p.m. Classes are for Pre-K through sixth grade students.
For more information, call VBS director Pam Wade at (731) 415-3935.

Retired Teachers Association Meets June 16
The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association hosts a luncheon and informative meeting Friday, June 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Mallard’s Restaurant in Huntingdon. First-time attendees are honored guests. Call Donna Ward at 731-352-2391 to RSVP.

E911 Board Meeting June 20
The Carroll County E911 Board of Directors meets in regular session on June 20 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is at 200 Norandal Drive, Huntingdon, in the training room at the jail.

Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting
The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meets Wednesday, June 21 at 10 a.m. at the Carroll County Emergency Operations Center, 210 Norandal Drive, Huntingdon.

Adult Education Classes
Huntingdon Location - Adult Education Building, 14155 Paris Street. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Classes are offered for one-on-one instruction on Mondays, 1-4 p.m. and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to NOON. For more information, phone 731-364-5481.

Caring Hearts Food Pantry
The Caring Hearts Food Pantry offers food distribution the second Saturday of each month, 9-11 a.m., at Mt Zion United Methodist Church, 120 Mt. Zion Road, Huntingdon.

Smalltown Cruisers Antique Car Club Meets Monthly
The Smalltown Cruisers Antique Car Club meets the second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Hollow Rock Fire station, 21280 Seminary Street, Hollow Rock. The monthly Cruise-Ins begin in April. For more information, contact Jan Ostiguy at 217-304-2606 or email jano1970@att.net.

Carroll County Commission Meets Monthly
Carroll County Commission meets the second Monday of each month, 7 p.m., in the Conference Room of the Carroll County Office Complex, High Street, Huntingdon. There are no meetings in December, February, and July.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly
The McKenzie TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter meets on Mondays at 3 p.m. at the McKenzie Church of Christ gym. Anyone interested in losing weight can join. Visitors are welcome. For more information, contact Linda Lawrence at 731-352-7309. If no answer, leave a message.

Ministry of Christ Meets Sundays, Thursdays
The Ministry of Christ Church is Apostolic in faith and holds services Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. The church is on 6680 Terry Road, Lavinia, Tenn.
For more information, contact Brother Melvin Allan at (731) 225-2970.

McKenzie City Council Meets Monthly
The McKenzie City Council meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.

Carroll County Democratic Party Meets
The Carroll County Democratic Party meets the third Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at 12740 Lexington Street, Huntingdon.

Carroll County Republican Party Meets
The Carroll County Republican Party meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the court room of the Public Safety building, 12740 Lexington Street, Huntingdon.

Shepherd’s Table Community Kitchen
The Shepherd’s Table community kitchen serves meals the third Tuesday of each month at First Presbyterian Church located at 19835 East Main Street, Huntingdon. Meals are served restaurant style with drive-through available after 6 p.m. It is open to the public and there is no cost. Donations are accepted. All are invited. It is our mission to create a community atmosphere where individuals can come in and have a meal in a comfortable setting. We encourage friendly conversation, prayers and laughter. If you would like to volunteer to help prepare the meal, serve the meal or help in any way, please call 731-415-9199 and leave a message or email fpcshepherdstable@gmail.com or write PO Box 651, Huntingdon, Tennessee.