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NASHVILLE — Road Construction will not delay motorists as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at noon on Friday, May 27 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists expected to travel in the state this Memorial Day weekend. more
NASHVILLE — Using their $52.8 billion spending plan for 2022-23, Tennessee lawmakers approved a bill that will use $121 million to waive the state portion of vehicle registration tag fees over the next year. more
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is hosting a public meeting Tuesday, May 24, 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Civic Center to listen to community concerns about the future management of the Carroll County 1,000-Acre Recreational Lake. more
Included in a series of new Tennessee legislation announced this spring is a one-month sales-tax holiday on groceries. In August, the state will experience a temporary end to its 4% sales tax on groceries. more
CEDAR GROVE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the death of a Cedar Grove woman. more
HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. — A 60-year-old Tennessee man lost his life on Sunday, May 22, 2022, on Kentucky Lake while fishing. more
CARROLL COUNTY — Veterans are invited to a free breakfast at the Downtown Diner, McKenzie on Sunday, May 29, 7 a.m. The American Legion of McKenzie is hosting the event. Please RSVP to the Diner at 731-207-1313 to have an accurate count on attendees. Following the breakfast, veterans and other volunteers will place small American flags on the grave sites of veterans at local cemeteries. more
Gleason High School held its 2022 commencement activities on Friday, May 20, in the school’s gymnasium. Twenty-seven seniors graduated with Cameron Thompson as valedictorian, Grace Marie Long as salutatorian and Hannah Grace Stafford as class president. more
In the coming months, the parks and recreations of McKenzie will undergo a series of planned improvements. Expected improvements are to include but are not limited to a three field soccer complex with a concession stand and restrooms and a parking lot. more
HUNTINGDON (May 19) — During Thursday’s meeting of the Carroll County Electric Department Board, Financial Officer Ryan Drewry was selected unanimously as incoming general manager. The current general manager, Danny Brawner, will retire on June 2. more
Wow what a year! McKenzie High has sent six different sports teams to the State Tournaments this year. This is a historical first for MHS athletes reaching the state level so many times during the same school year. more
Region Semifinal West Carroll The McKenzie Rebels jumped out to a 6-0 lead on five hits in the bottom of the first inning after holding West Carroll scoreless in the top of the first. more
McKenzie’s Soccer Rebels played host to Memphis East for a shot at the State Soccer Tournament on Saturday, May 21 at Bethel University. more
Last week, I started the trek through the 1970 archive book. As I went deeper and deeper, it was amazing to see so many faces that helped make McKenzie great. more
My first wife has left me….again. This time for a whole week! She was thoughtful enough to leave a pan of her world famous lasagna. She also cooked a passel of hamburgers so all I’ve got to do is heat them in the microwave. more
Ask Rusty — Will My Husband’s Benefits Continue After He Dies? more
McKenzie (May 16) — The McKenzie Banner is changing its press time effective May 31. The Banner now prints Tuesday mornings in Union City. The new press time is Tuesday afternoon. The change of press time is to allow more time to gather news, especially the Monday night meetings, obituaries, and sporting events. The later print time also allows The Banner staff to take Monday holidays. more
McKENZIE (May 10) — Beginning immediately, Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) will offer all Carroll County residents one tuition-free course toward select associate and bachelor’s degree programs. more
McKENZIE (May 11) — After over seven months, the council position representing ward two has been filled. In the Thursday evening meeting, Mayor Jill Holland nominated and the Council approved the appointment of Steve Watson to the vacant seat. Watson fills the seat held by Jason R. Martin who moved from McKenzie City Limits and is currently running for Carroll County Commission for District 9. more
Theft of Community Funds — Jacob Dale Coleman, 41, of 4075 Terry Road, Huntingdon, was recently indicted on a charge of theft over $2,500 and under $10,000 for allegedly stealing funds from a local community sports league. more
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