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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 10-26-21

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In this issue

  • McKenzie Banner October 26, 2021

    Tuesday, October 26

  • Special Session on Historic Megasite Investment Comes to a Close

    Tuesday, October 26

    NASHVILLE — Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee General Assembly closed a special session to address funding and oversight of Ford Motor Company’s historic $5.6 billion investment at the Megasite of West Tennessee.

  • County Approves Retirement Plan for Sheriff’s Department

    Tuesday, October 26

    HUNTINGDON (October 18) — Carroll County commissioners approved an enhanced retirement plan for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department and delayed the approval of a redistricting plan for the county commission districts during its October 18 meeting at the Carroll County Civic Center.

  • Bethel University Homecoming Week is November 1-7

    Tuesday, October 26

    Bethel alumni, friends, and supporters will celebrate Homecoming at Bethel University on November 1-7 on the Bethel University home campus in McKenzie. The events include basketball, football, volleyball, a decades reunion, alumni softball game, bonfire, tailgating, Sports Hall of Fame breakfast, and performances by Renaissance Theatre. The event culminates with worship on Sunday at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

  • Huntingdon School Board Approves New Roof Bid

    Tuesday, October 26

    The Huntingdon School Board approved a change in the bid to replace the roof on Huntingdon High School during their meeting on October 21. They voted to rescind the old bid approved in August and accept the new bid from another company after a brief presentation by Jim Atkins who represents Lashlee-Rich contractors. The old company couldn’t guarantee their price after a certain date which precipitated the change. The new construction company guaranteed a maximum price of $609,000 which is a $10,000 increase over the old price. The project entails removing the top layers of the roof down to the insulation and adding a new layer of insulation on top of the old insulation and a top membrane.

  • West Carroll School Board Approves Changes to COVID-19 Policy

    Tuesday, October 26

    The West Carroll School Board met Tuesday, October 19, for their monthly session with several items to discuss and vote on.

  • MES Fall Fest Kings, Queen

    Tuesday, October 26

    McKENZIE (October 23) — McKenzie Elementary School held its annual Fall Fest at the school on Saturday, October 23. There fun and games on the front sidewalk, in the hallways, and in the cafeteria along with a costume contest.

  • Judge Vicki Snyder is Candidate for Court of Criminal Appeals Appointment

    Tuesday, October 26

    PARIS (October 13) — Long-time Henry County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Vicki S. Snyder is one of five applicants the Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider when it meets to select nominees for the Court of Criminal Appeals opening in the Western Section created by the retirement of the Honorable Alan E. Glenn. The other four applicants are Donald H. Allen (Jackson), Kyle C. Atkins (Jackson), John W. Campbell Sr. (Memphis) and Robert W. Wilson (Memphis). Allen and Atkins are Circuit Court Judges in the 26th Judicial District, Campbell is a Criminal Court Judge in the 30th Judicial District and Wilson is an Assistant Attorney General.

  • Granges-Huntingdon Recognizes Its Women in Business

    Tuesday, October 26

    Valerie G. Abel

  • City of McKenzie Salutes Its Female Workforce

    Tuesday, October 26

    Jean Alexander — Librarian

  • Gleason Alumni Association Offers Lifetime Charter Memberships

    Tuesday, October 26

    Members of the Gleason High School Class of 1960 or earlier can now become lifetime charter members for the Gleason School Alumni Association for only a one-time $20 fee, with the yearly $20 membership dues forever waived.

  • Football Playoff Time Around The Corner

    Tuesday, October 26

    With the last week of the regular season upon us, it is time to take a look at the possible playoff opponents coming up on the horizon for the three Carroll County teams that will make the playoffs.

  • Social Security Announces 5.9 Percent Benefit Increase for 2022

    Tuesday, October 26

    Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9 percent in 2022, the Social Security Administration announced today.

  • Rural Citizens Eager for Garbage Collection to Return

    Tuesday, October 26

    HUNTINGDON (October 22) — Some rural residents have not had their solid waste (garbage) collected and disposed for three weeks after the independent contractor, Red River Waste Solutions, filed for bankruptcy. A solution might be on the horizon with Republic Services, a nationwide solid waste contractor with a branch operation in McKenzie.

  • McKenzie Rebels Win Ninth in a Row

    Tuesday, October 26

    McKenzie’s Rebels had an eventful week coming off of a bye week. Last Tuesday, Bruceton called and canceled the region contest on Friday night. The Tigers did not have enough players due to injuries and COVID. On very short notice, McKenzie was able to schedule Sequatchie County, a triple-A school, from near Chattanooga to play at McKenzie and give the Rebels an extra home game.

  • Mustangs Surf Golden Tide to Victory

    Tuesday, October 26

    HUNTINGDON (October 22) — The Mustangs played host to what promised to be one of the best games in the state. Coming into Friday night’s game, Huntingdon looked to rebound from their Westview defeat two weeks prior, while Trenton Peabody looked to add to their 44 game winning streak (second longest in the nation behind Kirtland High School in Ohio with 49). Huntingdon jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in the David versus Goliath match-up coming out the 49-28 victor.

  • West Carroll Picks Up Second Straight Win

    Tuesday, October 26

    A big Week 11 showdown has been on the horizon for the West Carroll football team for two weeks.

  • The 2021 Lady Rebels Win Second in Region

    Tuesday, October 26

    The McKenzie Lady Rebels Soccer Team played to a 1-0 loss on Wednesday, October 20 in McKenzie on Bethel University’s grass field. Martin Westview won and earned first place in the region. McKenzie earned second place.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, October 26

    Driving On Suspended License — On Thursday morning, October 21, Sgt. Kyle Beauchamp made a stop for speeding on a vehicle on Hwy 124. The driver, Grace McMackin, 20, of McKenzie, was found to be driving on a suspended license. McMackins was cited into Carroll County General Sessions Court for Driving On A Suspended License-First Offense and Speeding.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, October 26

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on October 20 and 21.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, October 26

    James Colton Johnson, 27, of Bruceton to Kristen Brooke Douglas, 27, of Bruceton.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, October 26

    Multiple Charges — James Scott, 33, of 249 Byas Road was arrested on 11 different charges and Dustin Lynn Fonville, 26, of Humboldt was arrested on six charges following a lengthy police pursuit on Oct. 16.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, October 26

    Kimberly Ann Detie Malinow to Rhonda Johnson Applegate in District 2.

  • Calendar 10-26-21

    Tuesday, October 26

    McKenzie Christmas Open House, Wreath Competition The McKenzie Christmas Open House is Friday, November 12 through Sunday, November 14. More details to come at a later date. There will be a wreath competition. Everyone is invited to create a door wreath that shows something about what their individual business is all about. The winner will receive $100. All wreaths must be up by Thursday, November 11. For more information, call 731-352-2292.

  • Weekly 150: Thomas Edd Cisco

    Tuesday, October 26

    Those that know me, know I have a love for older music, preferably classic country and rock from the 60s and 70s. Probably much to wife’s announce, I know and can sing along to almost every song that comes on the radio or iPod (when I’m the vehicle DJ). The Story family has a history and love for music, going back at least five generations. Naturally, I married one of the best singers from McKenzie.

  • Trickle Down Economics 101

    Tuesday, October 26

    I believe it was 1958. But don’t hold me to that. A tad of water has slipped under the bridge since then. And I was way more into hide-and-go-seek, finding the key to my roller skates and Little League baseball than I was new city fire trucks.

  • Notice of Intent to Sell Land

    Monday, October 25

  • WCSSD - Hiring Teacher

    Monday, October 25