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It is time once again to celebrate Huntingdon Heritage Day Festival with the Town of Huntingdon. On Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., all are invited to Huntingdon’s historic Court Square to join this free all-day special event honoring the rich history of Carroll County and its county seat, Huntingdon. more
Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 5.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.34/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 7.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 10.3 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has fallen 0.9 cents in the last week and stands at $4.426 per gallon. more
TENNESSEE — On Thursday, September 7, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) announced $28.5 million in federal grant funds to be distributed statewide from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the 2023–2024 federal fiscal year. Click here to view the list of grant awards and recipients: https://bit.ly/3YY2t0Z. more
McKENZIE (September 8) — In memory of the first responders following the terrorist attacks on September 11 (9-11) in 2001, Cash Express honors local first responders with donations of cakes to the related emergency departments. more
You people never cease to amaze me! I wrote a simple story about liking Coca-Colas. It really wasn’t all that great. Real newspaper people would call it “filler” material. I promise I have done better…. more
There are individuals whose stories transcend the limitations of time, resonating with unyielding determination and fortitude. One such remarkable figure is Mary Fields, famously known as “Stagecoach Mary.” Born into the shackles of slavery in Hickman County, Tennessee, Mary’s life journey traversed the spectrum of human experience, encompassing struggle, resilience, and triumph. Her tale, like a beacon of inspiration, illuminates the path of the human spirit’s capacity to overcome adversity and forge ahead into the unknown. more
The year was 1982 and I had just been elected District Attorney. One of the counties in my district was my home county of Carroll. I was in the court house for some reason or another when I was a approached by a very nice and polite young lady. She said she was from one of the schools in the western part of the county and that they would be holding a womanless beauty review soon and she wanted me to be in it. Womanless beauty reviews were common in those days and politicians and other men who were considered of some prominence were recruited to participate. more
Aggravated Burglary — Zheng Xiufeng of Stonewall Street, McKenzie reported his home had been vandalized and items stolen on September 8. more
Called Meeting 8:30 A.M., September 8, 2023 19810 Main Street East A. Roll call, declaration of quorum, and call to order. B. New Business 1. Ordinance No. 622, an ordinance to amend … more
McKENZIE — Dr. Justin Barden is in his first three months of service as the director of schools in McKenzie. One day last week, he temporarily accepted another assignment: substitute bus driver. more
HUNTINGDON (August 31) — Electric rates will increase on October 1 in lockstep with TVA rate increases to its power distributors. more
HUNTINGDON (August 30, 2023) — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Carroll County has added two medical practitioners. more
HUNTINGDON (September 1) — As part of its annual Homecoming tradition, Huntingdon High School crowned a student as its queen. more
NASHVILLE (August 29) — Governor Bill Lee, during a special session of the Tennessee Legislature, had four of his proposed bills pass in both chambers. Part of the legislation appropriates more than $100 million in public safety funding. According to Governor Lee’s office, he presented “legislative and budget priorities during the public safety special session to keep Tennessee communities safe, support law enforcement and address mental health, all while preserving constitutional rights.” more
The Carroll County Commission meets Monday, September 11 at 7 p.m. to discuss the following items: Resolution 6-03-2023 (AMENDED) – Resolution Making Appropriations to the Various Funds, Departments, Institutions, Offices, and Agencies of Carroll County, Tennessee, for the Fiscal Year 2023-2024; Resolution 9-01-2023 – Resolution to Amend the General Fund Budget for Local Government Insurance Pool Funds; Resolution 9-02-2023 – Resolution to Amend the General Fund Budget for Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability Grant; Resolution 9-03-2023 – Resolution to Amend the General Fund Budget for Violent Crime Intervention Fund Grant; Resolution 9-04-2023 – Resolution to Approve the Amended Prevention Coalition Budget in the General Fund Budget; Resolution 9-05-2023 – Resolution to Adopt Policy for Use of the Intercept TEK84 Body Scanner by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Resolution 9-06-2023 – Resolution Recognizing the Retirement of Sheriff K9 Unit Saba and Transfer of Ownership. more
McKENZIE (August 28) — Burglars struck Peppers Ford in McKenzie on August 27 or 28 and stole two vehicles and some smaller items from the dealership. more
GLEASON — Beautiful weather, lots of community involvement, and a half-century of memories marked the 50th annual Tater Town Special in Gleason, hosted by the Gleason Gazelles. more
This is one of those “you would have had to been there” stories. We were not used to many frills out at the end of Stonewall Street. Daddy worked hard every day just to provide the necessities of life. more
Certain moments stand as monumental milestones, marking the evolution of societies and the ideals they uphold. The passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, granting women the right to vote, is undeniably one such moment. The journey to its ratification was marked by tenacity, courage, and political maneuvering. At the heart of this journey lies the state of Tennessee and the pivotal role played by a young legislator named Harry Burn. The significance of Tennessee’s unexpected yet decisive role in passing the 19th Amendment cannot be overstated. more
Gracelyn Eaves, 20, a senior at Bethel University, returns to compete in the Miss Tennessee Volunteer Pageant next summer. The pre-professional Biology major last served as Miss Bethel University in … more
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