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Community Focus
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McKenzie Elementary’s annual Walk to School day is Wednesday, October 6, 2022. Teachers and administrators will be in the front of the school at 7 to 7:45 a.m. on that morning. Last year, MES … more
McKENZIE (September 20) — Brad Chappell, athletic director for Bethel University, spoke to McKenzie Rotary Club about athletes and the athletic programs at the local university. more
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. more
CARROLL COUNTY FAIREST OF FAIR 2022 — Brooklyn Polinski, 18, a graduate of West Carroll High School and a student at Jackson State Community College is the 2022 Fairest of the Fair. She is the daughter of Jessica Estes and Tommy Polinski of Atwood. She has blond hair and green eyes. Her career choice is to become a registered nurse. more
HUNTINGDON (September 24) — Dale R. Kelley was honored as the Outstanding Citizen of the Year and Lucy Vickers was honored as the Pioneer Family recipient during the 29th annual Huntingdon Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 24. more
McKENZIE — Children in Honduras and other countries will soon be blessed from other donations of toys, items for personal hygiene, clothing, school supplies, and candy - all packed in individual shoebox-size cardboard boxes. It part of the Making a Godly Impact (MAGI) to send Christmas gifts to children, who otherwise have no little to no gifts at Christmas. more
McKENZIE (September 15) — The City of McKenzie, local businesses, and hundreds of area citizens celebrated two milestones - the recent Small City Progress Award awarded to the City of McKenzie at the Tennessee Municipal League, and the retirement of three long-time businesspeople. more
With just one month until the October 21, 2022 deadline, tnAchieves needs 4,500 additional volunteer mentors to serve the TN Promise Class of 2023. While tnAchieves is more than halfway to its … more
HUNTINGDON, Tenn. (August 24, 2022) -On August 24th the Carroll County Health Council, Community Advisory Board and Healthy Families West Tenn. hosted a drive-through baby shower at the Carroll … more
McKENZIE — Cash Express, located in McKenzie, honored first responders with cards of appreciation and cakes in remembrance of September 11, 2001. Monica Brogden and Samantha Lutz delivered the … more
McKENZIE —  The McKenzie Farmers Market still has late summer vegetables including tomatoes, okra, squash, zucchini, onions and peas. In addition, our vendors have great breads, cookies, Mexican cornbread, relishes, jams, jellies, crocheted items, natural cleaning products, candles, home décor and more.  more
Gleason, Tennessee, a.k.a Tatertown, USA was a busy place as the Gleason Gazelles and the Gleason Community during the 49th Annual Tatertown Special. more
McLEMORESVILLE — The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce recognized four century old businesses on Friday morning, August 26, at the McLemoresville Activities Center. more
McKENZIE (August 25-27) — A clear, blue sky was overhead with a slight breeze blowing through the tents set up in the downtown square; it was a great weekend to visit the Sweet Tea and Southern Pickin’s Festival in Downtown McKenzie. more
McKenzie — There are exciting things happening at the Farmers Market this Saturday. We start celebrating the Sweet Tea and Southern Pickin’s Festival with free sweet tea for all our customers. Children are encouraged to build their own race cars this week out of vegetables and fruit and  enter the 4-H Veggie Derby Race. We will also have Susie’s Petting Zoo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. After the market, stroll down to the Red Caboose to cool on a variety of water slides. more
HUNTINGDON — A volunteer support group wants to make the Carroll County Library even better. While the taxpayers of Carroll County and other governmental entities, along with other private donors, financially support the library. But more volunteers and money are needed, according to the new Friends of the Carroll County Library. more
HUNTINGDON — Saturday, August 20, saw Huntingdon host its first championship bicycle race. They have hosted bicycle road races and triathlons in the past but this year they were host to the 2022 Tennessee State Individual and Team Time Trial Championship. more
Tennessee College of Applied Technology -McKenzie is gearing up for the fall trimester. There have been great turnouts for the new student orientations. A few more orientations are scheduled before … more
The recent rains have helped our sellers’ produce and we still have okra, peas, beans, cucumbers, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, onions, delicious melons and more. If you don’t feel like making your own pickles, jams, and jellies, we have you covered. Delicious bread and butter pickles, dill pickles, hot pickles and sweet pickles are available in addition to a variety of relishes. more
The first black student to enroll at Bethel College/University died in Texas on Thursday, August 11. The Reverend Joel P. Rice enrolled at Bethel in 1961 and graduated in 1965. more
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