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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 4-20-21


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In this issue

  • Moore is Miss West Carroll 2021

    Wednesday, April 21

    ATWOOD — Natalie Moore, 17, is the 2021 Miss West Carroll High School. Moore was crowned by the Brooklyn Polinski, the 2020 Miss West Carroll.

  • Carroll County Commission Votes 18-2 to Limit Funding to 1000-Acre Lake

    Tuesday, April 20

    HUNTINGDON — Carroll County commissioners voted 18 to 2 on a resolution to limit the amount of ‘growth’ funds it grants to the Carroll County Watershed Authority. The vote came after a failed procedural move by Commissioner Barry Mac Murphy, who entered a motion to table the action. That move failed 17 to 3.

  • Trezevant to Hold Public Hearing on Water Grant-Loan

    Tuesday, April 20

    TREZEVANT (April 13) — The City of Trezevant will hold a public hearing on May 11, 6 p.m. to discuss the proposed improvements to the water and wastewater system in the city.

  • Bethel Plans Fall Semester

    Tuesday, April 20

    McKENZIE (April 15) — Bethel University plans to return to near-normal operations for the fall 2021 semester following the 2020-21 academic year dealing with a global pandemic.

  • Huntingdon School Board Amends Activities Policy

    Tuesday, April 20

    HUNTINGDON (April 13) — Non-certified staff members may now serve as head coaches and leaders of extracurricular activities at Huntingdon Special School District. The Board of Education approved the change, which previously stated only certified staff members could serve as the leader of student activities.

  • Diamond Rio, The Oak Ridge Boys Headline Tennessee River Jam 2021

    Tuesday, April 20

    PARIS (April 16) — The Tennessee River Jam is back! Rocking the shores of the Tennessee River June 17-20, the four-day music festival will feature 27 artists, 15 concerts, at eight venues and promising something for everyone.

  • McKenzie Banner April 20, 2021

    Tuesday, April 20

  • McKenzie High School Basketball Athletes Honored

    Tuesday, April 20

    McKENZIE (April 18) — McKenzie High School’s basketball players, cheerleaders, coaches, and parents celebrated an unprecedented year of basketball during a Sunday afternoon banquet at McKenzie High School. A global COVID-19 pandemic’s effects weighed heavily on the season with quarantines, limited audience size, and even games without cheerleaders. However, the Rebels and Lady Rebels persevered playing the scheduled dates, even some nights of play with the girls playing one opponent and the boys playing a different opponent.

  • McKenzie Youth Soccer League Hosts Jamboree

    Tuesday, April 20

    McKENZIE (April 17) — McKenzie Youth Soccer League kicked off its season with the annual jamboree on Saturday, April 17.

  • Rebel Soccer Tops Gibson County, Falls to South Gibson

    Tuesday, April 20

    McKENZIE (April 13, 15) — The McKenzie High School Rebel soccer team hosted a pair of games last week, defeating district foe Gibson County 2-0 on Tuesday and falling to Class AA South Gibson 3-0 on Thursday.

  • Huntingdon Sweeps McKenzie in Home-Away Series

    Tuesday, April 20

    McKENZIE/HUNTINGDON (April 12-13) — McKenzie and Huntingdon played a pair of high school district baseball contests in a home-away series last week. The Mustangs came out on top both days, topping the Rebels on the road 13-3 on Monday and edging out an 8-7 walk-off win at home Tuesday.

  • Lady Rebels Rout Big Sandy, 23-0

    Tuesday, April 20

    BIG SANDY (April 12) — The McKenzie High School Lady Rebels earned a road win against district softball foe Big Sandy Monday, shutting out the Lady Red Devils 23-0 in three innings.

  • Weekly 150: Steele Plant Company

    Tuesday, April 20

    Back in the 1950s, it wasn’t uncommon for families in the rural south to have a garden and sell their surplus crops for a little extra money. In Gleason, the cash crop was sweet potatoes, earning the little municipality the title of Tater Town, USA. Many households in Gleason raised a plot of sweet potatoes. During the harvest, the potatoes were brought to a central warehouse and were sent out to various vendors in the county.

  • Recipes 4-20-21

    Tuesday, April 20

    Peter Paul Mounds Cake 1 Swiss Chocolate Cake mix 24 large marshmallows 1 stick butter 1 box powdered sugar 3/4 stick butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 1 -14ounce pkg coconut 1/2 cup cocoa 1 cup evaporated milk

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, April 20

    Forgery, Theft — Anthony Blake Clark, 31, Old State Route 22, McKenzie was charged with forgery, theft and burglary after an incident on April 13 in which he signed a check stolen from a local businessman.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, April 20

    Multiple Drug Charges — Fernado A. Marquez, 21, of Blue Island, Illinois was charged with possession of schedule VI, heroin, Adderall, Xanax, Hydrocodone, Codeine, ecstasy, and Focalin, all with intent, as well as possession of schedule II, drug paraphernalia, and possession of a handgun during the commission of a felony, all during an April 6 traffic stop in Huntingdon.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, April 20

    Assault — John Adam Phillips, 32, of 95 Main Street, Hollow Rock, was charged with two counts of simple assault, and Darlareisa White, 21, of 105 Main Street, Hollow Rock, was charged with simple assault following an April 11 incident outside their residences.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, April 20

    HUNTINGDON (April 14-16) — The following cases were heard in the Carroll County General Sessions Court.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, April 20

    •Jerry and Beckie R. McNeely to Donovan and Beth Markiewicz in District 20.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, April 20

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

  • Calendar 4-20-21

    Tuesday, April 20

    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.

  • Inglenook Book Club April News

    Tuesday, April 20

    The Inglenook Book Club met in April at the McKenzie Farmer’s Market. The hostesses were Carolyn Moore and Mary Newman. Everyone enjoyed Mandarin orange cakes made by Carolyn and Mary, along with nuts and candies.

  • No Wonder I Flounder At Times…

    Tuesday, April 20

    The first bit of “story telling” I can remember was about a dog and a bone. This wayward hound was crossing over a small stream on an equally small bridge (the Childcraft book had pictures) carrying a bone in his mouth. Mother read how the dog saw his own reflection and, greedy for the “other dog’s possessions,” opened his mouth to bark, thereby dropping his bone.

  • Public Works Employment

    Tuesday, April 20


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