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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 9-27-22

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In this issue

  • McKenzie Council to Discuss New Police Chief Selection

    Wednesday, September 28

    The McKenzie City Council will have a workshop Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 6 p.m. to discuss the selection of a police chief.

  • Kelley, Vickers Families Honored During Huntingdon Festival

    Tuesday, September 27

    HUNTINGDON (September 24) — Dale R. Kelley was honored as the Outstanding Citizen of the Year and Lucy Vickers was honored as the Pioneer Family recipient during the 29th annual Huntingdon Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 24.

  • Tennessee Weekly Gas Prices

    Tuesday, September 27

    Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 5.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.14/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 29.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 28.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has declined 5.1 cents in the last week and stands at $4.88 per gallon.

  • Bethel University Extends ACT/SAT Waiver for 2023

    Tuesday, September 27

    Bethel University is extending the waiver of standardized test requirements through the 2023 fall semester as a continued response to repercussions from the COVID-19 pandemic. This waiver is only applicable to traditional undergraduate programs through the College of Arts and Sciences. Students are required to submit official high school transcripts for admission.

  • Lorrie Morgan Set to Perform at The Dixie

    Tuesday, September 27

    Lorrie Morgan, a country music superstar, will perform at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 1, 7:30 p.m. to a sold-out audience.

  • Carroll County Fall Sports Schedule

    Tuesday, September 27

    Tuesday, September 27 High School Volleyball Huntingdon at West Carroll, 5 p.m.

  • McKenzie School Board Meets October 4

    Tuesday, September 27

    The McKenzie Special School District (MSSD) Board meets Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at the McKenzie Board of Education located at 114 Bell Avenue, McKenzie.

  • Marching Band Competition is Saturday in Huntingdon

    Tuesday, September 27

    HUNTINGDON — Twenty-three high school marching bands are scheduled to compete in the Huntingdon Marching Invitational at Paul Ward Stadium, Saturday, October 1. Local bands, McKenzie, West Carroll, and Hollow Rock-Bruceton are among the competitors. The Bethel University Renaissance Regiment will perform in exhibition.

  • Chappell Speaks About Bethel Athletics

    Tuesday, September 27

    McKENZIE (September 20) — Brad Chappell, athletic director for Bethel University, spoke to McKenzie Rotary Club about athletes and the athletic programs at the local university.

  • Proposed Constitutional Amendments on November 8 Ballot Explained

    Tuesday, September 27

    Four proposed Constitutional amendments will be on the November 8 State and Federal General Election ballot.  Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants voters to know the process for amendments to pass in Tennessee.

  • McKenzie Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges

    Tuesday, September 27

    McKENZIE — An ongoing joint investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Huntingdon Police Department, and McKenzie Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a McKenzie man on multiple drug counts.

  • Huntingdon School Board Approves $3 Million Loan

    Tuesday, September 27

    The Huntingdon School Board met for their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 21 and approved a financing bond issue to use for needed renovation work.

  • Kylie Corbin is Gleason Homecoming Queen

    Tuesday, September 27

    GLEASON (September 23) — Gleason High School hosted its 2022 football Homecoming on Friday culminating a week-long celebration, the announcement of the 2022 Homecoming Court and football victory over Greenfield.

  • More than 450 Attend Huntingdon Mega Reunion

    Tuesday, September 27

    HUNTINGDON (September 24) — Huntingdon High School Alumni Association held its first-ever Mega Reunion with approximately 460 in attendance at the Carroll County Civic Center. The event was the culmination of the 29th Huntingdon Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 24.

  • Jimmy Tosh to be Honored by UT-Martin

    Tuesday, September 27

    Cody Alcorn, of Atlanta, Georgia; April Armstrong, of Bartlett; and Jimmy Tosh, of Henry, will be honored with alumni awards from the University of Tennessee at Martin during homecoming festivities October 1.

  • Carroll County Fairest of Fair

    Tuesday, September 27

    CARROLL COUNTY FAIREST OF FAIR 2022 — Brooklyn Polinski, 18, a graduate of West Carroll High School and a student at Jackson State Community College is the 2022 Fairest of the Fair. She is the daughter of Jessica Estes and Tommy Polinski of Atwood. She has blond hair and green eyes. Her career choice is to become a registered nurse.

  • McKenzie Banner September 27, 2022

    Tuesday, September 27

  • Rebels Defeat War Eagles

    Tuesday, September 27

    ATWOOD — The McKenzie Rebels traveled to Atwood on a rare Thursday night contest due to a TSSAA ruling earlier this year requiring schools to schedule at least one Thursday game to alleviate a shortage of game officials.

  • Huntingdon Defeats Bulldogs

    Tuesday, September 27

    MILAN — The latest edition of the Dog and Pony Show (Huntingdon Mustangs and Milan Bulldogs) saw the ponies outrun the dogs 42-21 in a continuation of one of West Tennessee’s oldest rivalries Friday night, September 23, at Milan.

  • McKenzie High School Golf Down to Tournament Time

    Tuesday, September 27

    The McKenzie Golf Teams wrapped up their regular season with two road matches at Milan Country Club on Tuesday, August 30 and Thursday, September 8 at Stewart County while their last match was at Carroll Lake Golf Course against Huntingdon and South Fulton. The District Tournament got underway on Monday morning, September 19.

  • Lady Rebels Win Home Soccer Final

    Tuesday, September 27

    The McKenzie Lady Rebels played their final regular season home match on Tuesday afternoon, September 20, hosting Milan’s Lady Bulldogs. This game was also Senior Day for seven Lady Rebel Seniors. The Lady Rebels scored a pair of goals in the first half taking a 2-0 lead by halftime.

  • Bethel Football Wildcats Remain Undefeated with Win Over UPIKE

    Tuesday, September 27

    McKENZIE (September 24) — After a week off with an open date, the No. 13 Bethel Wildcats returned to action Saturday at Wildcat Stadium hosting the UPIKE Bears. 

  • Calendar 9-27-22

    Tuesday, September 27

    Scholarship Shoot in Memory of Lee Russell Carroll County Sports Shooting Park is hosting a sporting clays shoot on October 1. The first flight is 9 a.m. and second flight is 1 p.m. 

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, September 27

    Dale Robert Harris, 52 Bruceton to Amy Lynn Thomas, 46, Bruceton.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, September 27

    Sherry Chance Arnold to Sherry Chance Arnold in district 5.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, September 27

    Theft of Property — On September 18, Bobby Mann stated he placed his vehicle at the intersection of Highway 219 and Northwood Dr. on September 14 to be displayed for sale. Mr. Mann returned the vehicle back to his residence on September 17. Mr. Mann also stated that on September 18, when he returned home after church, he noticed that the license plate was missing from the vehicle.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, September 27

    Driving on Suspended License — McKenzie Police Officer Trenton Ruddy conducted a traffic stop at a business on Hwy 79 after observing Christopher Edmonson, 28, of McKenzie driving a red Crown Victoria.

  • The Halls Say Hello From Florida

    Tuesday, September 27

    Hello Banner Friends, My husband, Jack Hall, and I have just returned home to The Villages, Florida, on Sunday after spending a wonderful two and a half days in our former hometown.

  • Correction

    Tuesday, September 27

    In the September 13 issue of The McKenzie Banner,

  • Weekly 150: Creating Reelfoot

    Tuesday, September 27

    The recent series of earthquakes in Mexico got me thinking about the New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812. For those unfamiliar with the New Madrid Earthquakes, these were a set of three earthquakes and aftershocks that led to the natural creation of Reelfoot Lake in Lake and Obion counties.

  • McKenzie City Council Workshop

    Tuesday, September 27