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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 5-25-21

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In this issue

  • Ashlyn Drewry Receives ‘Reduce TN Crashes’ Scholarship

    Wednesday, May 26

    TENNESSEE (May 17) — On Monday, May 17, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) joined AAA – The Auto Club Group to grant Ashlyn Drewry the Reduce TN Crashes Scholarship Award. Ms. Drewry will receive $3,000 toward her college education for working with the THSO’s Reduce TN Crashes program to improve driver safety within her local community.

  • Schools Implement Summer Learning Camps

    Wednesday, May 26

    McKENZIE (May 24)—The McKenzie Elementary School began Super Summer Academy, a summer learning camp implemented by the Tennessee Department of Education’s Learning Loss Remediation and Student Acceleration Act, on Monday.

  • Gleason Opens New Police Station

    Tuesday, May 25

    GLEASON (May 23) — Sunday afternoon proved to be a monumental transition for the City of Gleason and the improvements for its police department with the opening of the new department building. Since 1963, when Gleason’s City hall was built, the police department has operated out of one small office.

  • Huntingdon School Board Meets to Discuss Changes in 2021-2022 School Year

    Tuesday, May 25

    HUNTINGDON (May 20) — The Huntingdon School Board met to approve and acknowledge employment, assignments, budget, and policies for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. All three school sites will experience changes in principals. Christy Carey, principal at Huntingdon Primary School, moves to system-wide supervisor of learning loss. Her replacement David Wilkins; Scott Carter, principal at Huntingdon Middle School, moves to technology supervisor. His replacement is Rachel Smothers Williams; and Jonathan Kee, principal at Huntingdon High School, is the new director of schools. His replacement is Porsche McClerking.

  • County Budget Headed to Commission

    Tuesday, May 25

    HUNTINGDON (May 21) — The $13.3 million 2021-22 fiscal year budget is headed to the June session of the Carroll County Commission following preliminary approval by the Carroll County Budget Committee on Friday, May 21.

  • McKenzie Votes on 2021-22 Fiscal Year Budget

    Tuesday, May 25

    McKENZIE (May 13) — The City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council approved the 2021-22 Fiscal Year Budget on its first reading. Projected expenses versus revenue for 2021-22 is $3,88,855 to $4,432,145 creating a surplus valued at $548,290.

  • 911 Board Purchases Land, Construction Project Postponed

    Tuesday, May 25

    HUNTINGDON (May 18) — Carroll County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors (911 Board) were notified by Kristy Meggs, director, the district purchased the 28 acres of land adjacent to the headquarters on Dillahunty Lane. The price was $36,500 for the tract.

  • Election Commission Selects Chairman

    Tuesday, May 25

    HUNTINGDON (May 7) — The five-member Carroll County Election Commission has a new chairman. Ron Reiter, a Republican, was selected to fill the vacancy of chairman after Billy J. Smith resigned due to health reasons.

  • Farm Equipment, Convertible Accident in McKenzie

    Tuesday, May 25

    McKENZIE (May 20) — Emergency responders answered a two-vehicle accident on State Route 124 in front Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home on Thursday, May 20 around 11:30 a.m.

  • Three Retire From McKenzie School

    Tuesday, May 25

    McKENZIE (May 19) — McKenzie teachers honored the long-term service of three career educators who retired on Wednesday, May 19. Randy Thomas, assistant principal at McKenzie High School, Roxie Walker, math teacher at McKenzie Middle School, and Larry Joe Smith, coach and teacher at McKenzie High School.

  • Driver Airlifted After Two-Car Accident

    Tuesday, May 25

    McKENZIE (May 20) — A Gleason woman was airlifted following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of State Route 22 and State Route 124 on Thursday, May 20.

  • Lady Rebels Eliminated in Region Opener

    Tuesday, May 25

    McKENZIE (May 17) — The McKenzie High School Lady Rebels ended their season with an 8-1 loss to Loretto Monday in the opening round of the Region 6A Softball Tournament.

  • Rebels Eliminated in Region Opener

    Tuesday, May 25

    LORETTO (May 17) — The McKenzie High School Rebels ended their season with a 1-0 loss to Loretto Monday in the opening round of the Region 6A Baseball Tournament.

  • McKenzie, Huntingdon Athletes Qualify for State Track & Field

    Tuesday, May 25

    Several students from McKenzie and Huntingdon high schools have qualified for the 2021 TSSAA State Track & Field Championships (Division 1 Small) to be held Tuesday, May 25 at Rockvale High School in Rockvale, Tennessee.

  • Local Memorial Day Events

    Tuesday, May 25

    McKenzie Memorial Day Event The City of McKenzie hosts its annual Memorial Day event at Veterans Park in downtown McKenzie on Monday, May 31 at 10 a.m.

  • Adventures in the Kitchen

    Tuesday, May 25

    Carroll County 4th through 8th grade students are invited to join in Adventures in the Kitchen presented by Carroll County 4-H at the Carroll County Civic Center.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, May 25

    Emily Jo Bradford to Heath and Kelly Welsh in District 12.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, May 25

    Aggravated Assault — Charlie A. Davis, 25, Haynes Street, McKenzie was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and false imprisonment after a domestic incident on May 22 on Florida Court.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, May 25

    Aggravated Assault — Wilfredo D. Rivera, 52, of 90 Kay Street, McKenzie, was arrested for aggravated assault after a strange incident at a Hollow Rock residence on May 8.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, May 25

    Theft — Mark Jacob Rougeou, 25, of McKenzie was cited for theft under $1,000 by Officer Brad Allen after Rougeo allegedly took a bar of soap valued at $9.88 from the Cotton Seed Boutique in Huntingdon without paying for it on May 11. 

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, May 25

    HUNTINGDON (May 19-20) — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on May 19 and 20.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, May 25

    Dillon Wayne Smith, 27, of Atwood to Kaitlyn Lauren Norris, 25, of Sharon.

  • Weekly 150: Joe David McClure

    Tuesday, May 25

    I have to be honest, when I come across a “historically” based story in The Banner or any newspaper for that matter, I’m usually a little skeptical on its accuracy.

  • Notice - AHC McKenzie

    Tuesday, May 25

  • Carroll County Budget

    Tuesday, May 25

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