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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 6-28-22

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In this issue

  • Miss Bethel University Volunteer Wins Miss Congeniality Title

    Wednesday, June 29

    JACKSON (June 18) — After a week of pageant festivities and competitions, the Miss Tennessee Volunteer Class of 2022 voted Bethel University’s Gracelyn Eaves as Miss Congeniality.

  • Coach Wilkins’ Hosts Summer Basketball Camps

    Tuesday, June 28

    McKENZIE — Coach John Wilkins and the MHS boys’ basketball team hosted a summer basketball camp for boys last week at the MHS Gymnasium.

  • Several Rebels Players, Coach Named All-West Tennessee

    Tuesday, June 28

    The All-West Tennessee Baseball Teams were announced recently with several McKenzie names showing up on it.

  • Britt, Nelson Receive Accolades

    Tuesday, June 28

    Bethel Basketball Coaches Jeff Britt and Chris Nelson were recognized by Silver Waves Media as two of the top 100 most impactful basketball coaches in the NAIA.

  • Jalen Anglin Commits to TSU

    Tuesday, June 28

    ATWOOD — War Eagle graduate Jalen Anglin recently announced his commitment to Tennessee State University in Nashville. The 6-4 combo player courted offers from TSU, Tennessee Tech, Walters State Community College, and Columbia State Community College.

  • State Fee Waived on Vehicle Registrations Starting July 1

    Tuesday, June 28

    NASHVILLE — Under a new state law, the Tennessee General Assembly has waived state registration fees for Class A and Class B motor vehicles, for renewals after July 1, 2022 and before June 30, 2023.

  • Area Youth Attend Teen Institute

    Tuesday, June 28

    Eight Students from Carroll County joined 450 youth leaders from across the state at the Tennessee Teen Institute.

  • Rotary Learns About Beating Hearts

    Tuesday, June 28

    McKenzie Rotary Club learned about Beating Hearts, a local support agency in McKenzie.

  • TCAT McKenzie Student Wins Silver at SkillsUSA Nationals

    Tuesday, June 28

    SkillsUSA held the National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Atlanta, Georgia during the week of June 20-24, 2022. Paul Prescott of McKenzie, Tennessee competed in the SkillsUSA Nationals and brought home the silver medal in the CNC Milling Contest.

  • McKenzie Middle School Bridge Program Has ‘Entrepreneur Expo’

    Tuesday, June 28

    During McKenzie Middle School’s annual Bridge Camp, students worked to invent new and innovative product plans to present to a group of influential business people in McKenzie. McKenzie Middle School’s Bridge Camp is a summer learning camp created to help students reach benchmarks before advancing to the next grade in August.

  • Shooting Hunger Held At Shooting Park

    Tuesday, June 28

    If you were anywhere near Hwy 22 North of Huntingdon on Friday, June 24, you likely heard multiple shots ringing out from the Carroll County Shooting Park. They were hosting one of three Shooting Hunger Events that take place across Tennessee.

  • McKenzie Class of 1972 Holds Reunion

    Tuesday, June 28

    McKenzie High School Class of 1972 recently held its 50-year reunion at Chandler’s Barn in McKenzie where a catered dinner, old times and fond memories greeted classmates. Stories from yesteryear helped rekindle friendships and the class had a pictorial tribute during the dinner honoring 24 deceased classmates.

  • What A Ride!

    Tuesday, June 28

    I returned to work at the Banner last August the week after McKenzie started the 2021 football season.

  • McKenzie Chamber Honors Charter Members

    Tuesday, June 28

    McKENZIE (JUNE 21) — More than 100 persons attended the first-ever McKenzie Chamber of Commerce banquet on Tuesday, June 21 at The Venue at Waddell Place in McKenzie. The Chamber has more than 100 members in its inaugural year. Monica Heath serves as the executive director of the newly former McKenzie Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • Lakeway Nutrition is Henry County Small Business of the Year

    Tuesday, June 28

    The Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce recently named Lakeway Nutrition the county’s Small Business of the Year. Lakeway Nutrition, owned and operated by LaShonda Williams of McKenzie, sells healthy meal replacement shakes and energy loaded teas to Paris and Henry County residents.

  • Patrick Willis Inducted in Senior Bowl Hall of Fame

    Tuesday, June 28

    MOBILE, Alabama (June 26) — The Senior Bowl inducted five new members into the game’s Hall of Fame — former New England Patriots running back Kevin Faulk, current Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Von Miller, current Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, former Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, and former San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Patrick Willis. Along with the Hall of Fame inductees, the Senior Bowl has chosen Kansas City Chiefs center Creed Humphrey as 2021 Rookie of the Year. The recipients were honored in the annual induction ceremony sponsored by Spire at The Grand Hotel Golf Club & Spa in Point Clear, Alabama on Sunday, June 26, 2022.

  • First Local Municipal Election Candidates Are Announced

    Tuesday, June 28

    Monday, June 20 was the first day citizens could file petitions to run for office in the November 8 local municipal election. All prospective candidates must file a petition before Thursday, August 18 at noon to qualify. The withdrawal deadline is Thursday, August 25 by noon.

  • County Fourth of July Events

    Tuesday, June 28

    There is plenty to do in Carroll County during Fourth of July weekend. Events span Thursday, June 30, to Monday, July 4, in Huntingdon, Hollow Rock, McKenzie, and McLemoresville.

  • TWRA Takes Ownership Of 1000-Acre Lake on Friday

    Tuesday, June 28

    CARROLL COUNTY — The Carroll County 1000-Acre Recreational Lake will have a new owner and a new name on July 1. Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is purchasing the lake for $11 million from the Carroll County Watershed Authority, a state agency controlled by a local board of directors. The $11 million is approximately equal to the amount owed by the CCWA to its lenders.

  • Lisa Norris Named Director of Schools At Clarksburg

    Tuesday, June 28

    Nine days after the demotion of former Director of Schools Lex Suite in a June 9 school board meeting, the South Carroll Special School District School Board announced Lisa Norris of McKenzie will take the newly-vacant position.

  • Lady Rebels Receive Championship Rings

    Tuesday, June 28

    McKENZIE (June 23) — A time of celebration was Thursday, June 23, when the McKenzie Lady Rebels 2021-22 basketball team were honored with championship rings signifying the 2022 Class 1A championship.

  • State Officials Cut Ribbon for The Lodge at Paris Landing

    Tuesday, June 28

    PARIS LANDING (June 27) — The new 91-room, 101,000 square-foot The Lodge at Paris Landing opens this week following a Monday ribbon-cutting ceremony by State of Tennessee officials.

  • McKenzie Elementary Announces School Supply Lists

    Tuesday, June 28

    The McKenzie Elementary School released the 2022-23 kindergarten through fourth grade school supply lists on June 15.

  • Bethel, Eastside FCE June Meeting

    Tuesday, June 28

    There were nine members and our agent present for the June meeting of the Bethel/Eastside FCE.

  • Calendar 6-28-22

    Tuesday, June 28

    Carroll County Humane Society To Host Movie MOVIE NIGHT — The heartwarming Disney movie Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey will be shown at the Park Theatre in McKenzie on Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. Admission $5 with proceeds from tickets benefiting Carroll County Humane Society.

  • Recipes 6-28-22

    Tuesday, June 28

    Apple Dumplings 2 granny smith apples, peeled & quartered 1 (8 count) can crescent rolls 1/2 cup margarine 1 cup sugar 1 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon vanilla Wrap each apple quarter in a crescent roll. Sprinkle cinnamon over crescent rolls. Mix margarine, sugar and orange juice in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour over crescent rolls. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, June 28

    Bruceton Church of Christ to Jerry W. and Loretta E. Bomar.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, June 28

    Cyrus Andrew McCammon, 20, of Bruceton to Madelyne Faith Jones, 18, of Ripley.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, June 28

    Drug Possession — Ramona Kay Hendon, 52, of 529 Ledsinger Road, Huntingdon, was charged with possession of schedule II (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia during a June 16 traffic stop in Cedar Grove.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 28

    Drug Possession — Billie Dwayne Pace, 60, of Huntingdon was cited for possession of schedule II (methamphetamine) at a local business on June 10.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, June 28

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on June 22 and 23.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 28

    DUI — Officer Trenton Ruddy was on patrol shortly before 1 a.m. June 25 on South Main Street when he observed a black truck stuck on the train tracks. Upon investigating the incident, Monica Davenport claimed she was driving and was blinded by vehicle lights causing the accident. Ruddy also noticed Roger Hollowell, 40, of Huntingdon, was in the vehicle and appeared to be intoxicated, smelled of alcohol, and had bloodshot eyes.

  • Weekly 150: Trezevant Devilettes

    Tuesday, June 28

    Let me start by saying that I am not taking anything away from the Lady Rebel championship this year, but I wanted to take a few moments to remind and/or make our readers aware they were not the first female basketball team from Carroll County to win a state championship.

  • Our Chickens Were Laying Omelets

    Tuesday, June 28

    The current heat wave across the South has got folks talking more about the weather in the last couple of weeks than college football, gas prices or the latest political jokes coming out of Washington put together. And I live in Florida. Everyone is a hot weather expert down here...

  • Ballot Ad

    Tuesday, June 28

  • Notice to Creditors - OWEN

    Tuesday, June 28

  • Call of Election

    Tuesday, June 28

  • Paris Landing State Park’s New Lodge Opens Monday

    Monday, June 27

    BUCHANAN — Tennessee State Park officials will hold a grand opening celebration for the new Lodge at Paris Landing on Monday, June 27 at 3 p.m. The lodge has 91 guestrooms, a restaurant, and three meeting spaces.