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Community Focus
A Story From the Past
Flipping through the research from the last few editions, I came across a first-hand account of the Hico Concert Band. In my training …
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Rebels Make School History, Win First Game at State Tournament
MURFREESBORO (March 15, 2019) - The 2018-19 McKenzie Rebels are very much in uncharted waters after soundly defeating University …
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How Did We Get Here? - Part III
In this week’s edition, I felt it necessary to draw attention to five neighboring communities that could be considered part of …
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Send off on Cedar Street
McKenzie fans gathered on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10 a.m. to send off the McKenzie Boys’ Basketball Team to the State …
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Mrs. Megan Taylor’s First Grade Class Reaches Reading Goal
Mrs. Megan Taylor’s first grade class reached its reading goal of 1,000 Accelerated Reader points in February. The class maintained an average of 92.8 percent correct in comprehension while …
Mrs. Kelsey Brown’s Second Grade Class Reaches Reading Goal
Mrs. Kelsey Brown’s second grade class reached its reading goal of 1,000 Accelerated Reader points in February. The class maintained an average of 90.1 percent correct in comprehension while …
Demetra Perkins
Demetra Perkins was not an ordinary human being, she was so much more. She was a true gem to the McKenzie community; to know Demetra …
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Sue Kelley 1915 — 2019
Sue Childers Kelley will turn 100 years old on Friday, September 25, 2015. The lifelong McKenzian recently sat down for an interview …
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McKenzie Rotary Club Hosts MHS Honors Banquet
McKenzie Rotary Club was the host of the 2019 McKenzie High School Honors Banquet held at MHS on Tuesday, March 5. The students were …
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Carroll County Fifth Graders Learn about Agriculture
HUNTINGDON (March 8) — The approximately 400 fifth graders from all five Carroll County school districts gathered for …
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Food
Chili-Beef Casserole 1 pound ground beef1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup minced dry onions1 can tomato soup1 can chili beef soup1 tablespoon chili powder1 (6 or 7 ounce) package regular corn chips1 cup shredded cheddar …
Broccoli Soup 3 cans chicken broth15 ounces frozen chopped broccoli1 small onion, diced1 bay leaf1/4 cup oleo5 tablespoons all purpose flour1 teaspoon onion saltsalt and pepper to tasteCombine broccoli, broth and …
Potato Soup 6-7 Potatoes, peeled and diced1/2 to 3/4 stick butter1 can cream of mushroom soup1 can cream of celery soup1 medium onion, chopped1 1/2 cups milk1 teaspoon garlic salt8 ounces cream cheesesalt and …
Corn Casserole 2 cans whole kernel corn 1 stick butter8 ounces cream cheese 2/3 cup milkMix together in casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees until slightly brown.
Obituaries
Evelyn Anderson

HENRY — Evelyn Carol Anderson, 65 of Henry, Tenn., died Friday, March 15, 2019, at her residence.Evelyn was born May 23, 1953, to the late John Henry Lee and the late Ruth Evelyn Mathis Lee. …

Robert Green Hicks, Jr.

James Boyd

Donna A. Walker

Frances Jean Bateman Thomas

Events
Records
Property Transfers

•Skyeva Luter and others to Skyeva Luter in District 4.•Terrell Lynn and Doris Ann Walker to Brandi Barnes in District 2.•Donald A. and Linda R. Mudge to Kelly Wade and Yvona Kathleen …

Marriage Licenses

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

McKenzie Police Reports

General Sessions Report

Sports
School

West Carroll School Board to Meet

West Carroll’s School Board meets Thursday night, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. in their monthly session with action to take on several different items. They will be considering second readings on …

McKenzie Elementary School Celebrates Read Across America Day

McKENZIE (February 28-March 1) — McKenzie Elementary School recognized Saturday, March 2 as Read Across America Day with events on Thursday and Friday.Read Across America Day, set on the …

Miss West Carroll Beauty Reviews

Aubrey Hammett is the queen of the 8-9 year West Carroll Elementary Beauty Review. She is the 8-year old daughter of Grant and Ashley Hammett of Huntingdon. First Maid is Sasa Lane, daughter of Karen …

MSHN Donates Supplies to MMS

McKENZIE — McKenzie Middle School was the recipient of school and cleaning supplies from MSHN Enterprises. Staff members and clients brought the supplies and presented to Vera Shipp, school …