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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 4-13-21

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In this issue

  • Webb School Has New Signage

    Thursday, April 15

    McKENZIE — Webb School, Walnut Avenue, McKenzie, has a new sign to denote it is the home of Northwest Tennessee Head Start and the Webb School Historical Museum.

  • Gottshall is Junior Miss McKenzie

    Wednesday, April 14

  • Batton is Little Miss McKenzie

    Wednesday, April 14

  • McKenzie Chamber Hosts Ribbon-Cutting at ABC Discount Grocery

    Wednesday, April 14

    McKENZIE (April 9) — The McKenzie Chamber of Commerce and the City of McKenzie welcomed ABC Discount Grocery to downtown McKenzie. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held inside the store to …

  • Senator Stevens Speaks to Chamber Event

    Tuesday, April 13

    HUNTINGDON (April 9) — Tennessee State Senator John Stevens (R-Huntingdon) was the featured speaker at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce forum on Friday, April 9.Brad Hurley, president of …

  • Fourteen Carroll County Seniors Rank in Top Seven Percent of Nation

    Tuesday, April 13

    CARROLL COUNTY — Fourteen high school seniors from Carroll County were recognized by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce for their academic excellence, by scoring a 29 or better on the national ACT test. The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon on April 12 at Mallard’s Restaurant to honor these students.

  • Two Traffic Stops Net Six Arrests, Drugs

    Tuesday, April 13

    HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon Police Department arrested six out-of-area individuals during two traffic stops.

  • Haven Steel Purchases Cutting Specialists

    Tuesday, April 13

    McKENZIE — Haven Steel Products, Inc. purchased McKenzie’s Cutting Specialists, Inc. on April 1.

  • Brasfield is Miss McKenzie 2021

    Tuesday, April 13

    Haley Brasfield, 17, a senior at McKenzie High School, was crowned Miss McKenzie 2021 during pageants at McKenzie High School on Saturday, April 10.

  • McKenzie To Consider Abolishing Wards

    Tuesday, April 13

    McKENZIE (April 8) — Following the regular monthly meeting of the City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council during an after-meeting workshop Mayor Jill Holland and the Council briefly discussed the possibility of abolishing the current six ward system used in the municipality elections. McKenzie is the only municipality in Carroll County using the antiquated ward system.

  • McKenzie Schools Eliminate Daily Temperature Checks

    Tuesday, April 13

    McKENZIE — The 2020-21 school year at McKenzie Special School District included daily temperature checks of students and the mandatory wearing of masks. In the April 6 meeting of the Board of Education, members voted to eliminate the daily temperature checks for the remainder of the school year.

  • David Jarrett Went to War, Came Home a Changed Man

    Tuesday, April 13

    David Jarrett, owner of McKenzie City Florist and More, lost his battle with brain cancer this week. David was retired from the National Guard and his wife, Michele, retired from the Social Security Administration. They have three wonderful adult children Morgan Richards, Zachary and Evan Jarrett.

  • WCSSD Ratifies Preston Caldwell’s Contract as Director of Schools

    Tuesday, April 13

    The West Carroll Special School District voted unanimously to approve Preston Caldwell’s contract as the new director of schools at Tuesday night’s school board meeting, April 6. The board also unanimously approved $36,357 to be distributed to school cafeteria staff in the form of a one time bonus. All school board meetings are open to the public.

  • Haddocks to Celebrate Golden Anniversary

    Tuesday, April 13

    McKENZIE — Leroy and Brenda Haddock of McKenzie are celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. on April 17, 2021 at a reception at the New Valley Event Venue, 189 New Valley Road, Gleason. The event is hosted by Lee Travis, Kerrigan Estes and Betty Vawter.

  • McKenzie Approves Paving Project

    Tuesday, April 13

    McKENZIE (April 8) — During the regular meeting of the City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council, the short agenda contained one item, the approval of a paving bid by Martin Paving Company in Medina, Tennessee. The paving entity bid $106.50 per ton to pave Elm Street, Mulberry Street and Cherry Avenue. The bid was accepted and approved 5-0 by the Council; Councilperson Josefina Batton was unable to attend the meeting.

  • McKenzie Banner April 13, 2021

    Tuesday, April 13

  • Recipes 4-13-21

    Tuesday, April 13

    Orange Oatmeal Cookies 1 cup butter or margarine 2 eggs 2 cups all purpose flour 3 cups rolled oats 2 cups granulated sugar 2 tablespoons grated orange rind 4 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons orange juice

  • LIFELINE Blood will be in Downtown McKenzie

    Tuesday, April 13

    LIFELINE Blood Services will be in downtown on the square in McKenzie across from The McKenzie Banner on April 20 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Animal Disease Alert Issued For Rabbit Owners, Hunters

    Tuesday, April 13

    NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s State Veterinarian wants to make citizens aware that an outbreak of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus type 2 (RHDV2) has been detected near the Tennessee border in Arkansas. There have been no cases found in Tennessee, but rabbit owners should be mindful of the heightened risk.

  • Discovery Park of America Expands Membership Program

    Tuesday, April 13

    UNION CITY — Discovery Park of America is launching a spring membership program to increase both annual memberships and lifetime memberships at the park. “Our annual members are the lifeblood of Discovery Park,” said Discovery Park president and CEO Scott Williams. “They are our ambassadors and front-line supporters, and we want to grow this group of people who support our mission to inspire adults and children to see beyond.”

  • Lady Tigers Top Lady Bulldogs, 8-2

    Tuesday, April 13

    GLEASON (April 9) — The Gleason Lady Bulldogs hosted Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Friday for a non-district softball contest and were defeated, 8-2.

  • Wildcats Fall at Lindsey Wilson

    Tuesday, April 13

    COLUMBIA, Ky (April 9) — The Bethel Wildcats closed the season with a 49-7 loss at number three ranked Lindsey Wilson Friday night in Columbia, Kentucky. After beginning the season with three straight wins, the Wildcats suffered several key injuries and finished 3-4 on the year. Lindsey Wilson moved to 7-0 and move on to the upcoming NAIA playoffs. 

  • Fillies Defeat Lady Tigers, 7-2

    Tuesday, April 13

    BRUCETON (April 8) — The Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Lady Tigers hosted Huntingdon Thursday for a district softball game. The Fillies had big innings early and late to claim a 7-2 road win.

  • War Eagles Best Indians, 8-4

    Tuesday, April 13

    ATWOOD (April 7) — The West Carroll War Eagles hosted Jackson North Side Wednesday for a non-district baseball contest and earned an 8-4 victory.

  • Lady War Eagles Edge Lady Tigers

    Tuesday, April 13

    ATWOOD (April 6) — The West Carroll Lady War Eagles hosted Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Tuesday for a district softball contest and won, 4-2.

  • Lady Rebels Top Lady War Eagles, 8-3

    Tuesday, April 13

    McKENZIE (April 5) — The McKenzie High School Lady Rebels hosted West Carroll Monday for a district softball contest. The visiting Lady War Eagles struck first, but the Lady Rebels used the long ball to come back in the middle innings and claim an 8-3 victory.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, April 13

    Drugs found after crash — James D. Avery (age and address not provided) was airlifted following a March 30 high-speed pursuit in Huntingdon that ended with Avery crashing his vehicle, which was found to contain illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, April 13

    Murder Warrant — Anthony Vermillion, 27, of 187 Oak Street, McKenzie, was arrested on an active out-of-state warrant for murder on April 2 at the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, April 13

    HUNTINGDON (April 7-9) — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, April 13

    •David Roger Barksdale to Brian D. and Julie R. Cook in District 4.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, April 13

    •Latesha Dawn Smith, 32, of McKenzie to Joshua Lawrence Cashman, 29, of McKenzie.

  • Rotary Visits McKenzie Station

    Tuesday, April 13

    McKENZIE (March 23) — Rotary Club of McKenzie held its bi-weekly meeting at McKenzie Station Bar and Grill on Tuesday, March 23 at noon. It is located on Broadway Street in downtown McKenzie.

  • Calendar 4-13-21

    Tuesday, April 13

    National Day of Prayer The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce hosts a National Day of Prayer event Thursday, May 6 from 8-8:45 a.m. at the Carroll County Airport. The theme for 2021 is “Lord, Pour Out Your Love, Life and Liberty.” Coffee and doughnuts will be available for those who attend. For more information, please contact the Chamber at 731-986-4664.

  • HCMC Offers Blue Light Therapy

    Tuesday, April 13

    PARIS — Henry County Medical Center is one of a limited number of medical centers nationwide that offer Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview® (hexaminolevulinate hydrochloride). Cysview is an FDA-approved, optical imaging agent that makes non-muscle invasive bladder cancer glow bright pink in blue light so urologists can see tumors better.1

  • Weekly 150: Camp Gordon Browning

    Tuesday, April 13

    On June 3, 1934, local Civilian Conservation Corps. (CCC) camps were granted the authority to enroll fifteen local men. The purpose behind the authorization was to bring in individuals with local knowledge and experience. The locals would be more familiar with the area and had certain training and experience that could be used to the camp’s advantage. Some of the locals enrolled at the camp were Bailess Simmons, Morris Beadles, Howard Sparks, David Chandler, Hugh Brooks, Wilburn Aden, Graden Featherstone and Joe McClure.

  • Talk About Robbing Peter...

    Tuesday, April 13

    Folks, we’ve got to nip this in the bud. And I’m not talking leftover Easter lilies! It may be the stupidest idea in the history of the known world. You’ve got to wonder who sits around and thinks this stuff up….

  • COVID-19 Vaccines Available Locally

    Tuesday, April 13

    On Friday, April 16 between 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. the Carroll County Health Department is holding a drive-through COVID-19 vaccine event. County officials stated no appointments are necessary and the vaccines will be administered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Rotary Members Hear About Carroll Lake

    Tuesday, April 13

      McKENZIE — Nathan Warden, manager of Carroll Lake was the featured speaker at the McKenzie Rotary Club on April 6.Warden works for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and also …

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