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Community Focus
City of McKenzie to Gift Land for New Library
McKENZIE — On August 9, 2018, before Mayor Jill Holland, the McKenzie City Council, and an audience of citizens, members of the …
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Dexter Williams to be Inducted in Jackson-Madison County Sports Hall of Fame Thursday
JACKSON — A Carroll County native is among five persons who make up the 34th class to be inducted into the Jackson-Madison …
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Carroll Lake Still Closed to Fishing
McKENZIE — Carroll Lake, near McKenzie, is closed to fishing. TWRA said fishing can resume next year.After nearly six years …
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McKenzie Boys Basketball Honored with Proclamation
McKENZIE (April 11) — The McKenzie High School Boys Basketball team was honored Thursday evening with a Mayoral Proclamation …
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Ribbon-Cutting Held at Rolling Hills Miniature Golf
GLEASON (April 12) — In anticipation of Monday’s Grand Opening, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Rolling Hills …
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The Quick Lube Celebrates 10 Years of Service
McKENZIE — The Quick Lube and The Car Wash, located near the intersection of State Route 124 and Highland Drive, is celebrating …
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Gleason High School Academic Banquet 2019
Gleason High School held its 2019 Academic Banquet on February 28 at the First United Methodist Church of Gleason. The following …
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McKenzie School Board Hears Student SCOPE Delegates
McKENZIE — McKenzie’s School Board met Tuesday, April 2, with a short but active agenda on tap. After adopting the regular …
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Kids Fly Free This Saturday at Carroll County Airport
McKenzie — Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies on Saturday, April 13, as Experimental Aircraft …
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Reedy Creek Baptist Celebrates Installation of Historic Marker
McLEMORESVILLE (April 7) — Reedy Creek Missionary Baptist Church celebrated another milestone on Sunday with the dedication of a …
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Chocolate Gravy 1 cup sugar2 tablespoons flour2 tablespoons cocoa½ teaspoon vanilla2 cups milkMix in saucepan. Cook until thick. Serve over hot biscuits.
Banana Split Brownie Pizza Box Brownie Mix8-ounce cream cheese, softened8-ounce crushed pineapple, drained2 tablespoons sugar2 bananas, sliced1 cup strawberries, sliced½ cup nuts, choppedChocolate syrupWhipped cream …
Jello Pound Cake 1 box yellow cake mix¾ cup water1 box jello (small)-strawberry, orange, lemon¾ cup vegetable oil4 eggs whitesMix all together. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
Sausage Muffins 3 cups Bisquick1 can cheddar cheese soup1-pound sausage, cooked and drained½ cup waterCombine ingredients. Spray muffin tins with vegetable spray. Fill 2/3 full. Bake 20-25 minutes at 350 …
Ellen J. Watson

GLEASON — Private graveside services are scheduled for Ellen J. Watson following her cremation.Mrs. Watson, 84, died April 12, 2019 at West Tenn. Healthcare Volunteer Hospital. She was born …

Annis May Blankenship

Chester Baumgardner

Thomas George Campbell

Kristine Ann Grace

McKenzie Police Reports

Theft/Driving on Revoked/Suspended License — A Waverly man was arrested on multiple charges by Officer Jeff Winberry, Monday, April 8, after McKenzie Police received a call from Cornerstone …

Property Transfers

Marriage Licenses

Huntingdon Police Reports

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports


Representative Holt Speaks About School Vouchers

HUNTINGDON (April 5) — State Representative Andy Holt (R-Dresden) was the featured speaker at the Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Forum on April 5. The representative is an avid …

West Carroll FCCLA Advances to National Competition

West Carroll FCCLA members placed first in the FCCLA Star Events Competition at the State FCCLA 2019 Conference in Chattanooga. Members Aleisha Annis, Clark Bradley, Lainee Hawkins, Brett Simmons and …

Huntingdon School Board Meets

HUNTINGDON (March 19) — The Huntingdon Special School District Board of Education met Tuesday and took the following actions:*Approved a request by Jeaneen Blakeman and Summer Tippitt to use …

McKenzie Elementary Bookmark Contest Winners

McKenzie Elementary School recently held a bookmark contest in conjunction with the Tennessee Association of School Librarians with the theme, “Everyone Belongs at Your School Library.” …