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Cost-Share Assistance Available For Carroll County Producers

CARROLL COUNTY (June 29) — The Carroll County Soil Conservation District (SCD) has been approved for a grant from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) Agricultural Resources Conservation Fund to assist landowners who install Best Management Practices in certain watersheds of Carroll County for fiscal year 2022.

Charley Pride’s Secret Son Comes Forward

Tyler Tines Pride, 42, of Texas has filed suit against the Charley Pride estates after he was omitted from the will of the late country music superstar, who died of COVID-19 in December 2020.
Calendar of Events
    • Calendar 7-20-21

      Bethel Hosts Summer Science Camp Bethel University is hosting a Summer Science Camp on August 14, 5 to 7 p.m. The event is presented by the …

    • Calendar 7-13-21

      Bethel Hosts Summer Science Camp Bethel University is hosting a Summer Science Camp with a choice of dates — July 20 or August 14, 5 to 7 …

    • Calendar 7-6-21

      Bethel Hosts Summer Science Camp Bethel University is hosting a Summer Science Camp with a choice of dates — July 20 or August 14, 5 to 7 …

Community Focus

Last Vol State Race Runs Through Area

The Last Vol State Race, the annual 314 mile race across the state of Tennessee, began July 8. The race starts at Dorena Landing, Missouri, with a ferry ride across the Mississippi River to Kentucky and ends at “the Rock” atop Sand Mountain in Castle Rock, Georgia.

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Bessie M. Phillips

McKenzie, TN   Funeral services for Bessie M. Phillips are Friday, July 23, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church McKenzie. The family will receive friends at the church on Friday 10 a.m. …

Loyce Robertson

McKenzie, Tenn. -  Funeral services for Loyce Robertson are 12 p.m., Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time. …

Mollie Bell Rumley

BRUCETON - Mrs. Mollie Bell Rumley, 78 of Bruceton, Tennessee, died Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Life Care Center in Bruceton. Funeral services are Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 11 a.m. in the …

Thaxton Guill Sullivan, Jr.

Mr. Thaxton Guill Sullivan, Jr., 74, of Huntingdon, Tenn. died Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Mr. Sullivan was born on November 1, 1946 in Nashville, Tenn. to the late Thaxton …

John Gregory Nicoletti

McKENZIE - Mr. John Gregory Nicoletti, 61, of McKenzie, Tenn. died Thursday, July 8, 2021 at his home. Mr. Nicoletti was born on April 18, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Michael Nicoletti …

Mildred Marie Walls

Mrs. Mildred Marie Walls, 93 of Knoxville, Tennessee, died Monday, July 12, 2021 at her home. Graveside funeral services were Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Carroll Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Walls was …

Ligie Hollingsworth

Ligie Hollingsworth 1939 - 2021 BRUCETON  - Mr. Ligie Serrell Hollingsworth, 82 of Bruceton, Tennessee, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at his home. Funeral services were  Saturday …

Nina Rae Long

Visitation for Nina Rae Long is Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Trezevant Church of Christ at 12:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Cremation will follow the visitation.

Ted Birmingham

McKENZIE, TennesseeServices for Ted Gilbert Birmingham, 83, are Friday, July 16, 2021 at 3 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Brother Dennis Trull officiating.  Interment will follow at …
Back to School in McKenzie

On Tuesday, August 3, the class of 2022 will begin their final year at McKenzie High School. Students will attend the traditional half-day on August 3 and begin a full-day schedule on August 4. I want to welcome all of our new and returning students for what is going to be an exciting year.

Weekly 150: H. Gordon Stoker

When talking about Mike Snider and his music career, it is a must to bring up Gordon Stoker as both men hail from Gleason. I didn’t realize until the other day, it was Stoker who arranged for Snider to appear on the Opry.

Talk About A Potential Gold Mine!

We left the house and drove up to North Carolina. The mountains were spectacular, the cooler temperatures refreshing and the folks we met along the way were most friendly.

Every Citizen Can Vote

Voting by every US citizen who is 18 years of age or older is perhaps the most important tenant of American democracy. It is sacred and must be encouraged and protected by everyone.


Marriage Licenses

Robert Floyd Blankenship, 70, of Bruceton to Sara Jean Douglas Scott, 70, of Camden.

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Aggravated Assault — Kristopher Durance Willis, 42, of 4627-20 Peggy Lane, Hollow Rock, was set to be charged with aggravated assault, domestic assault, and violation of an order of probation following a July 16 incident at his residence.

­Property Transfers

Jeff McGee to Pat and Betty Davis and others.

Huntingdon Police Reports

Shoplifting — An arrest warrant for theft of merchandise was recently issued against Justin Wheeler (age and address not provided) for allegedly stealing an item from Walmart in Huntingdon.
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    • Recipes 7-20-21

      Veazy Beans 2 (16oz.) cans VanCamp Pork-n-beans 1 small onion 2/3 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup tomato catsup 10 shakes nutmeg Dash …

    • Recipes 7-13-21

      Goulash 1 pound ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can cream style corn 1 can kidney beans 1 can tomatoes, chopped Salt and …