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More than 450 Attend Huntingdon Mega Reunion

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.

Kylie Corbin is Gleason Homecoming Queen

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.
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McKenzie Celebrates Award, Honors Retiring Businesspeople
McKENZIE (September 15) — The City of McKenzie, local businesses, and hundreds of area citizens celebrated two milestones - the …
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MAGI Project Sends 5,552 Gift Boxes to Honduras, Elsewhere
McKENZIE — Children in Honduras and other countries will soon be blessed from other donations of toys, items for personal …
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Tatertown Special’s 49th Event Was a Success
Gleason, Tennessee, a.k.a Tatertown, USA was a busy place as the Gleason Gazelles and the Gleason Community during the 49th Annual …
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Evie “Tutti” Haney

McKENZIE, Tenn. - Funeral services for Evie “Tutti” Haney are Sunday, October 2, 2022, at 3 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Saturday, October …

Jackie Lynn Beeler

Jackie Lynn Beeler, 74, was born in Dyersburg, Tennessee on December 23, 1947 to Marvin Manly and Mary Elizabeth Beeler. He departed this life on September 21, 2022 in Knoxville, Tenn. Jackie was …

Dwayne W. Matlock

McKENZIE, Tenn. - Funeral services for Dwayne W. Matlock, 85, are Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Thursday at 11:00 …

Emma Elizabeth White Martin

Emma Elizabeth White Martin, of McKenzie, Tenn., formerly of Buchanan, Tenn., died Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at AHC of McKenzie. Visitation is 1:00-2:00 p.m. Monday, September 26 at McEvoy …

Carolyn Jo Beal

Ms. Carolyn Jo Beal, 74, of Huntingdon, Tennessee, died Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at her home. Funeral services were Friday, September 23, 2022 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home …

Wanda Swafford Taylor

GLEASON, Tenn. - Funeral services for Wanda Swafford Taylor are Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Tumbling Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Saturday, September 24, 2022, …

James “Jimmy” D. Taylor

McKENZIE, Tenn.  - Funeral services for James “Jimmy” D. Taylor are Saturday,  September 24, 2022, at 1 p.m. at Apostolic Faith Church, Bradford. Visitation is Saturday at the …

Dalvin Theodore Hutcherson

Mr. Dalvin Theodore Hutcherson, 78, of Huntingdon, Tennessee died Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the Baptist Hospital in Huntingdon. Funeral services were Monday, September 19, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. …

The Halls Say Hello From Florida

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.


In the September 13 issue of The McKenzie Banner,

Weekly 150: Creating Reelfoot

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.

Bo Diddley Didn’t Start The Fight…

There was some controversy over where President Joe Biden and the First Lady were seated at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. I believe they were 14 rows from the front. And many politicians, pundits, court watchers and regular folks took this as some type of slight to a sitting American president.

Brock Martin Named Chiropractor of the Year

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Chiropractic Association (TCA) presented Dr. Brock Martin of Huntingdon with their esteemed Chiropractor of the Year award for his significant achievements and dedication to excellence.

Shands Selected Huntingdon Homecoming Queen Huntingdon — Huntingdon High School celebrated Homecoming ’22 last week capped by the naming of the Homecoming Queen and Royalty and of course the Homecoming game.
Sydney Bosley Crowned West Carroll Homecoming Queen Freshman Representative: Madison Polinski. Madison, the daughter of Tommy Polinski and Stephanie Polinski.
McKenzie Promotes White to Assistant Police Chief McKENZIE (September 8) — Thursday evening, during the regular meeting of the City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council, the council was made aware of the recent promotion of the police department’s Ryan White from lieutenant to assistant chief.
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Marriage Licenses

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

Property Transfers

Sherry Chance Arnold to Sherry Chance Arnold in district 5.

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

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

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.
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    • Inglenook Book Club News

      The Inglenook Book Club held its monthly meeting on September 14, 2022, at the Lakeside Senior Living Community in McKenzie with 18 members in …