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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 6-21-22

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In this issue

  • James Greer Band Performs During Nights on Broadway

    Tuesday, June 21

    McKENZIE — The James Greer Band was the featured musicians and vocalists at the June 16 Nights on Broadway. They provided country music to an audience seated in the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown McKenzie.

  • McKenzie TBall All-Stars Win Championship

    Tuesday, June 21

    McKenzie TBall All-Stars are District Champions.

  • Sara Evans Performs to Sold-Out Audience at The Dixie

    Tuesday, June 21

    HUNTINGDON (June 17) — The Hal Holbrook Theater was full with a very appreciative audience on Friday, June 17. They were there for a return performance of multi-platinum entertainer Sara Evans. Evans was reared in a small Missouri community and quickly identified with small-town life. She provided a vibrant concert filled with her many hits.

  • An Evening With Carroll Arts

    Tuesday, June 21

    The annual Evening with Carroll Arts exhibition of visual, instrumental, and vocal talents was held Saturday, June 18 at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church - McKenzie.

  • Kathy Ham is New Rotary President

    Tuesday, June 21

    Kathy Ham, director of the Beating Hearts Help Center, is the new president of the Rotary Club of McKenzie. Mrs. Ham was installed by immediate past president Sandi Roditis at a banquet on June 14 at Mallard’s Restaurant.

  • Smokey Bear Visits Summer Reading Program

    Tuesday, June 21

    HUNTINGDON (June 16) — Smokey Bear and members from the Tennessee Division of Forestry visited the Carroll County Library during their Summer Reading Program to teach children how to prevent wildfires.

  • Bethel Summer Graduation will be in December

    Tuesday, June 21

    McKENZIE (June 17) — This week, Bethel University leaders announced summer 2022 graduates will be recognized alongside fall graduates during a combined celebration Saturday, December 10, 2022, inside Crisp Arena.

  • McKenzie Baseball Celebrates Huge Season

    Tuesday, June 21

    Players, coaches and parents gathered at McKenzie High School’s cafeteria Monday evening, June 20 to celebrate an extraordinary season that lasted from mid-March through April and nearly through May before it came to an end in the Class A State Championship Game at Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro.

  • The Lodge at Paris Landing to Officially Open Next Week

    Tuesday, June 21

    PARIS LANDING — The new 91-room Lodge at Paris Landing State Park is expected to officially open next week. It will provide hotel resort-style vacation rentals on Kentucky Lake near Land Between the Lakes. Features include modern room design, conference space, a full-service restaurant, bar, and lounge overlooking scenic lakes and natural beauty.

  • Lola Batton Wins Little Miss Tennessee Volunteer, Crowned by Sister

    Tuesday, June 21

    JACKSON (June 12) — McKenzie native Lola Faye Batton, 8, won queen at the Little Miss Tennessee Volunteer pageant held June 12 at Jackson’s Carl Perkins Civic Center. Lola competed as Little Miss Paris Volunteer.

  • County Approves $14 Million Budget with No Tax Increase

    Tuesday, June 21

    CARROLL COUNTY (June 20) — Carroll County Commissioners convened Monday, June 20 to unanimously approve the $14 million 2022-2023 fiscal year budget and amend the 2021-22 budget during this final month of the fiscal year.

  • Hospital Worker Guilty of Fraud in Jackson

    Tuesday, June 21

    Jackson (June 2022) — Melanie Haste, 62, formerly of Trenton, Tennessee, has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for wire fraud. Joseph C. Murphy Jr., United States Attorney, announced the sentence.

  • Town of Trezevant Increases Water, Sewer Rates

    Tuesday, June 21

    TREZEVANT — The Town of Trezevant Board met Tuesday, June 14 for their regular monthly meeting dealing with several continuing items and a few new items on its agenda. The board had a bare quorum with Pam Joyner and Don Barger absent.

  • Huntingdon School Board Approves Budget, Pay

    Tuesday, June 21

    HUNTINGDON (June 16) — The Huntingdon Special School District Board of Education met in their regular monthly session on Thursday, June 16 with a busy agenda in preparation for the new school year.

  • State Education Department Rules on West Carroll Case

    Tuesday, June 21

    NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Education recently ruled on a case involving a West Carroll student with special needs. The complaint was filed by Ryanne Parker on behalf of her son regarding special education needs and evaluations.

  • McKenzie School Board Votes to Hire More SROs

    Tuesday, June 21

    At the McKenzie Special School District Board of Education’s regular June meeting, the school board discussed and voted to hire two additional School Resource Officers (SROs) at McKenzie schools.

  • Brad Chappell is New Bethel Athletic Director

    Tuesday, June 21

    McKENZIE (June 17) — Bethel University announced Brad Chappell’s promotion from Associate Director of Athletics to Director of Athletics in a press release on Friday.

  • Triple Digit Heat Indices Continue This Week

    Tuesday, June 21

    MEMPHIS (June 20) — The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook continuing until Sunday due to the elevated temperatures and high humidity in the forecast. The NWS also warns of elevated fire risk in the area this week. Heat Advisories may become necessary again as heat indices approach or exceed 105 degrees each day beginning Tuesday.

  • Eight Carroll County 4-Hers Attend State 4-H Academic Conference

    Tuesday, June 21

    KNOXVILLE (June 14- 17) — 4-H Academic Conference is a 4-H STEM event held on the campus of UT Knoxville every summer. Students from all over the state of Tennessee submit applications and are selected to attend the conference, based on their project work. The purpose of 4-H Academic Conference is to recognize outstanding 4-Hers who are actively involved in various projects, provide academic training related to the 4-Hers project areas, meet other 4-Hers from across the state, and experience life on a college campus.

  • July 4 Celebrations in Carroll County

    Tuesday, June 21

    There are several celebrations happening in Carroll County the week of July 4.

  • Ricketts Receives Tennessee Valley Association of REALTORS Scholarship

    Tuesday, June 21

    The Tennessee Valley Association of REALTORS® awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Nate Ricketts on June 15, 2022. Ricketts is a 2022 graduate of Huntington High School and will attend University of Tennessee at Martin in the fall. He is the son of Tonya and Donald (Bud) Ricketts, Jr.

  • Farmers Market News

    Tuesday, June 21

    The McKenzie Farmers Market had another great Saturday. Over 300 customers browsed the booths for a variety of products.

  • Shooting Hunger Event is Friday at Shooting Park

    Tuesday, June 21

    More than 500 agriculture partners and industry leaders will gather on June 24, 2022 at Carroll County Shooting Sports Park for the West Tennessee Shooting Hunger event. Hosted by Tennessee Farm Bureau, Farm Credit Mid-America/Rural 1st and Tennessee Farmers Cooperative, Shooting Hunger is a sporting clays event raising funds to decrease food insecurity across Tennessee.

  • CDC: Children 6 Months, Older Can Get Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

    Tuesday, June 21

    ATLANTA, Ga. (June 18) — On Friday and Saturday, another milestone was achieved in the COVID-19 vaccine race. Eighteen months after the first COVID-19 vaccine was approved for emergency use authorization (EUA) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the recommendation that all children 6 months through 5 years of age should receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, June 21

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on June 15 and 16.

  • Calendar 6-21-22

    Tuesday, June 21

    County Budget Committee to Meet Carroll County Budget Committee meeting meets the third Thursday of every month starting at 10 a.m. in the Conference Room of the Carroll County Office Complex.

  • Marriage License

    Tuesday, June 21

    Jonathan Todd Welch, 55, of Lavinia to Dana Christine Volner, 52, of Lavinia.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, June 21

    Stella Hughes to Stella Bobbitt in District 2.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 21

    Vehicle Theft — Officer Mark Boaz was on patrol of the McKenzie High School property on Saturday evening, June 18, when he observed a white male walking from the front of the building. Boaz stopped and questioned the male who stated he used to go to school here and was walking around reminiscing about his time here. Boaz advised him he needed to head on since there was no one at the school and with all the school activity across the country it just didn’t look good for him to be there.

  • Weekly 150: The C-119 Crash

    Tuesday, June 21

    During the bicentennial celebration in Huntingdon, the story of a Korean War-era military plane crash came to my attention. The Colonial Tea Room displayed a piece of the wreckage that had landed on its roof from the 1954 incident. This week, I am sharing what I have put together of the story, and I’d like to thank Sam McGowan for his compilation of research on the crash.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 21

    Drug Possession — Chad C. Hedge, 44, of Cedar Grove was charged with simple possession of schedule II and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia on June 1 at Walmart in Huntingdon.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, June 21

    Theft — Deputies are looking into a recent case of theft from a vehicle in Huntingdon.

  • Call of Election

    Tuesday, June 21