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UNION CITY — Dresden First United Methodist Church leaders are working with artifact experts from Union City’s Discovery Park of America to open and conserve the contents of a copper cornerstone box that was found during the demolition of the church building. more
McKENZIE — After almost 50 years in the insurance business, Beverly Ellis has retired. She worked with Maddox Insurance for the past 24 years. more
Mrs. Wilma Pearson, “born and reared” in Henry, Tenn., holds preaching and helping others close to her heart. Over time, Mrs. Pearson has received the Knoxville Department Bronze Woman of the Year, the Appreciation Award, the third runner-up Queen of Elks, the Outstanding Award as Concerned Citizen, and the Woodmen of the World Hometown Hero award, among several others. more
HUNTINGDON (January 5) — On Wednesday, the Carroll County Airport Board named Charles Jonathan Scott as the airport manager. Scott was unanimously approved by the board following interviews with Carroll County Mayor Joseph Butler, retiring manager Tommy Swor, Board Chairman Bill Stoner and local pilot Jonathan Tosh. more
Mayfield, Ky. — On Christmas Eve, Minister Franklin Graham, Bluegrass Legend Ricky Skaggs and Samaritan’s Purse staff members served roast turkey, baked ham, and all the trimmings in Mayfield for area tornado victims. Mayfield and Graves County took a direct hit from the deadly EF-4 tornado two weeks ago. more
DRESDEN — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently completed an assessment of tornado-related damage to structures in Dresden and other cities in Weakley County. In its assessment, FEMA determined there were 187 residential structures and 21 businesses damaged or destroyed as a result of the deadly December 10 tornado outbreak that traveled through parts of Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Kentucky and damaged several structures in Samburg, Tennessee, and Mayfield, Kentucky. more
The Family and Community Education Clubs, of which there are two in Carroll County, is a national service organization; FCE for the shortened version. As a service to our community we see a need and try to help. The Bethel/Eastside FCE decided as one of their projects to donate hats to the Pre-k and Head start programs. This year the club donated to the Clarksburg, West Carroll and Huntingdon Pre-K and Head Start. more
McKENZIE (December 20) — Tuesday, on behalf of the Fannye Baxter Moore Trust Fund and the McKenzie Rotary Club, Saudia Akin accepted a $4,500 check from trust fund chairman Ed Perkins to help increase the positive impact that United Neighbors has on the lives of countless local families. more
Carroll County Sheriff’s Department K9 Gotchi received a bullet-and-stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Gotchi’s vest was sponsored by Vikki and Arnie Medrano of Paso Robles, California and embroidered with the sentiment “In honor of those who protect and serve”. more
McKENZIE (December 20)—This year, an anonymous citizen created a wreath contest exclusive to McKenzie’s downtown businesses. The wreaths were to be related to each business and presented by McKenzie’s Open House in November. more
Two Northwest Tennessee entities recently partnered together again to continue providing art opportunities to the children and adults participating in pottery classes held in Huntingdon, TN. more
McKENZIE — McKenzie Rotary Club, trustees of the Fannie Baxter Moore Trust Fund, donated $1,500 to Beta Sigma Phi’s annual Angel Tree project. more
McKENZIE (December 2) — The Refinery, formerly known as Flex Fitness, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new owners and added gym equipment. more
McKENZIE (December 1) — The undefeated McKenzie Rebels football team received a generous gift of Gatorade and Gatorade branded towels prior to the state championship game. more
BRUCETON (December 2) — Patrick Willis has given back to his home community in many ways. The retired NFL player’s most recent effort was the funding for new exercise equipment in the Bruceton City Park. It is called the Fitness Zone. more
McKenzie’s Annual Mistletoe Christmas Parade was Saturday, December 4, 4 p.m. in the historic area of McKenzie. The parade began at McKenzie Middle School and ended downtown. more
PARIS (November 18) — The Rotary Club of Paris celebrated its 100th year of service during a banquet at the Paris Convention Center on November 18. It comes as the City of Paris celebrates its 200th anniversary. more
The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) awarded accreditation to Baptist Memorial Hospital Carroll County Laboratory based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. more
HUNTINGDON (November 20) — Finally! Diamond Rio performed at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center in Huntingdon on Saturday, November 20 to a sold-out and enthusiastic audience eager to hear the band. The much-anticipated performance was long in the making as COVID-19 forced the cancellation of previous performances. more
McKENZIE (November 9) — Sarah Bradberry, Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk, was the featured speaker at the McKenzie Rotary Club meeting on November 9.Bradberry spoke about the services of the … more
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