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House Named to Executive Committee

Virginia Ginger House of Carroll County was sworn in on April 30 to a term on the Executive Committee of the Democratic Party for District 24.

Rural Garbage Rates to Increase in June

HUNTINGDON (May 10) — Garbage collection rates increase on June 1 for rural residents of Carroll County. That follows the Carroll County Commission’s 17-2 vote during its May 10 meeting.
Calendar of Events
    • Calendar 5-17-22

      Fish Fry at Macedonia Fire Department Macedonia Fire Department, District 10, 4710 Highway 423, McKenzie, is hosting a Fish Fry on May 21, …

    • Calendar 5-10-22

      Carroll County Election Commission to Certify Election The Carroll County Election Commission meets Thursday, May 19, 2022, 6 p.m. in the …

Community Focus
Local Bank, Library Host Second Harvest Mobile Pantry
More than 50 volunteers came together Saturday, May 7, to hold a Mobile Pantry at the Carroll County Library in Huntingdon, in …
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Gold Star Families Memorial Dedicated in Huntingdon
HUNTINGDON (May 6) — A new memorial marker is located in Carroll County. Gold Star families are honored for the loss of a loved …
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Rotary Hears About Rebels Basketball
McKENZIE (May 3) — Members of the Rotary Club of McKenzie were honored to have the senior members of the McKenzie Lady Rebels …
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Thank You for Supporting this Small Business!


Michael Anthony Floyd

McKENZIE, Tenn. - Funeral services for Michael Anthony Floyd are Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 23, 2022 …

James D Richard

ATWOOD, Tenn. - Funeral services for James D Richard are noon, Friday, May 20, 2022 at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Friday,  10 a.m. until service time …

Dr. David Wray Adams, Sr.

DRESDEN, Tenn, (formerly of Vicksburg, Michigan) - A Memorial Service for Dr. David Wray Adams, Sr. is Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Sand Hill Baptist Church Gleason, Tenn. The family will …
Former Huntingdon Councilman

Clarence Norman

HUNTINGDON  - Mr. Clarence Norman, 87, of Huntingdon, Tennessee, died Sunday, May 15, 2022 at his home. Due to the family’s concern for the health and well-being of others, they ask …

James M. Ownby

McKENZIE, Tenn. -    Funeral services for James M. Ownby are Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and …
Manager of the World's Biggest Fish Fry

Dwayne Baldwin

  PARIS, Tenn. - Dwayne Baldwin, 66, of Paris, Tenn., died Monday, May 2, 2022, at Henry County Medical Center. He worked for many years in car sales most recently for Walker’s …

Virginia Darlene Leddy

McKENZIE, Tenn. - Mrs. Virginia Darlene Leddy, 63, of McKenzie, Tennessee died Thursday, May 12, 2022 at her home. Funeral services are Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Chase …

Charles C. McAdoo

McKENZIE, Tenn.  -      A funeral service for Charles C. McAdoo is Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Brummitt McKenzie Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on …

Weekly 150: Pages from 1970

This week’s installment is a quick visual glance at the 1970 archive book.

Charlotte Had Those Strong Cowgirl Hands

Our high school auditorium was old even before I got there. It actually creaked at times. It was “big and wide” with a smell and a feel that was unique, yet comfortable. And it was oh, so versatile.

Weekly 150: Ned McWherter

Last week, as Weakley County and the City of Dresden celebrated the Iris Festival, my mind was drawn to the stories and successes of Ned Ray McWherter. Born the son of a sharecropper, McWherter was a prosperous businessman, Speaker of the House for the Tennessee Legislature and a two-term governor.

Why I Don’t Go Fishing

I think I could have been a great fisherman. I can read a nautical map. I still have the needed hand/eye coordination. I have a “light touch” when the occasion calls for it and I have worked on my patience over the years. That can be critical when you are “waiting out” those northern pike! I believe, with just a little practice, I could “set the hook” on a rainbow trout, largemouth bass, walleye...

Michelle Massey Lowery Named Principal at Coles Ferry

LEBANON (May 9) — Lebanon Special School District announces Dr. Michelle Massey Lowery is the new principal of Coles Ferry Elementary School.

Wayne Cooper is Back in the Fiddlestick Business McKENZIE — Wayne Cooper of McKenzie is back to selling fiddlesticks, which is deja vu for the 81 year old. That’s where his career started when he was 10 years old and he says, that’s where his career will end.
Jones’ Celebrate 60th Anniversary Terry and Jeanette Jones were married Mother’s Day, May 13, 1962.
AHC-McKenzie Hosts Mother’s Day Event McKENZIE — It was a special day for mothers at AHC-McKenzie. The Monday morning event kicked off with a balloon release to mark National Nursing Home Week and the recognition of moms who are residents at the facility.

Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Drug Possession — Westley White, 40, of 33 St. John Church Road, McKenzie, was charged with possession of schedule II, schedule VI, and drug paraphernalia during an April 29 traffic stop near McKenzie.

General Sessions Report

HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on March 9 and 10.

Huntingdon Police Reports

Wreck, DUI — Kaleb B. Baker, 21, of Atwood was charged with DUI, driving on a suspended license, and violation of implied consent following an April 27 traffic accident in Huntingdon.

Grand Jury Indictments

HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard by the Grand Jury of the Carroll County Circuit Court on May 2. The following are indictments to formally accuse the following defendants.
McKenzie Fire and Rescue
In our schools
McKenzie High School Library
West Carroll Special School District
    • Recipes 5-17-22

      Macaroni and Cheese Casserole 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 1/2 stick butter or margarine 2 tablespoon flour 2 cups milk 2 …

    • Recipes 4-26-22

      Southern Fried Chicken and Gravy 2 lb meaty chicken (breasts, thighs, legs) 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder (optional) 2 teaspoon cooking …