County Library November Events
The Carroll County Library, 625 High Street, Suite 102, Huntingdon, announced events for November. TOT Times are scheduled Tuesdays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 10:30 a.m. Homeschool Hangouts are scheduled Thursday, November 10, and Monday, November 21, 10 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Lego Club is Thursday, November 10, 3:30 p.m. Creative Corner Adult Crafting Hour is Saturday, November 12, 10 a.m. Special programming provided by the Farm Bureau to celebrate Ag Literacy Week November 13-19 includes a wooden cow to milk, making butter, a junk food versus ‘superfood’ bingo, an educational crop program and a farmer themed TOT time. Anime Club is Thursday, November 17, 4-5:30 p.m. Coffee with Character Book Club on Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m. Tinker Tuesday STEM/STEAM activities is November 22 at 3:30 p.m. Monday Makers Youth Crafts is November 28 at 3:30 p.m. The library will be closed on Veterans Day, November 11, and Thanksgiving, November 24-26. For more information on these events, call 731-986-1919 or email email@example.com.
Humane Society Fruit Fundraiser Continues
The Carroll County Humane Society Fruit Fundraiser continues. Orders and payment are due before November 17 and fruit arrives the first half of December. The shelter is located at 21822 TN-22, McKenzie, and is open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday for ordering. Accepted forms of payment are cash, check, credit card or through PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org (add $2 to your total when using PayPal). Fruit selections include Navel Oranges (1/5 Bushel $25, 2/5 Bushel $30); Ruby Red Grapefruit (1/5 Bushel $25, 2/5 Bushel $30); Hamlin Juice Oranges (2/5 Bushel $30); Mixed Navel and Grapefruit (2/5 Bushel $32); Mandarins/Tangerines (1/5 Bushel $30, 2/5 Bushel $40); Red Trio: Navels, Grapefruit and Red Delicious Apples ($30); Citrus Trio: Navel, Grapefruit, and Mandarin/Tangerine ($30) or Pear Trio: Navel, Red Delicious Apples, and Anjou Pears ($30). For more information or to order call the shelter at 731-358-1019.
Bethel Bluegrass To Performs at Henry Baptist
Henry Baptist Church is hosting the Bethel Renaissance Bluegrass Group on Sunday, November 13, at Henry Baptist Church, 20 College Street, Henry. A love offering will be accepted during the event.
McKenzie School Honors Veterans
McKenzie High School celebrates Veterans Day at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 11. Veterans are invited to arrive at 9:30 a.m. and come through the gym entrance in the back of high school, 23292 TN-22, McKenzie. Veterans are encouraged to stay after the program and enjoy lunch with students, faculty and staff.
Carter’s Chapel Church Veterans Day November 13
Carter’s Chapel Church, 65 Cottage Chapel Lane, Huntingdon, presents a Veterans Day program featuring Colonel Michael Wilson of Bruceton on Sunday, November 13, at 11 a.m. All veterans are encouraged to attend and stay for a delicious lunch afterward.
Henry County Sheriff’s Office Accepting Deer Donations
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office will begin accepting deer for the ‘Deputies for the Hungry’ program on November 19 through December 30, 2022. Deer may be dropped off at the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, 210 Forrest Heights Road, Paris, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Hunters will need to have the deer checked in prior to arrival and have the confirmation number ready for deer shed personnel. All deer must be field dressed prior to drop off. Due to limited storage capacity and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing procedures, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office may have to suspend the program and will notify the public should that occur. For each deer donated, the hunter will receive a ticket for a drawing to win a Precision Shooting Equipment (PSE) crossbow. The drawing will be held at Hulmes Sporting Goods, 3735 US-641, Paris, at a date to be announced. The offices are closed on Thanksgiving day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
First Cp Church Bazaar, Turkey, Dressing Sale
The First Cumberland Presbyterian Church is hosting its Annual Bazaar and Turkey and Dressing sale on Saturday, November 19, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Turkey and dressing casseroles are $20 for a 9x13 pan and must be ordered by Monday, November 14, by calling the church office 731-352-2440. Casseroles will be ready to cook or freeze. Pick up time is 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. in the kitchen located at the back of the church on Saturday, November 19. The bazaar will feature many hand-crafted holiday items for sale, baked goods and a raffle. Parking is available in the back of the church.
Carroll County Toys For Tots
Donate an unwrapped toy or monetary donation to the Carroll County Toys for Tots campaign. Toy donations will be collected at the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Communication Center. Monetary donations may be dropped off or mailed to Jamie Summers at the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, 200 Norandal Drive, Huntingdon, or visit toysfortots.org. Please make checks payable to Carroll County Toys for Tots.
Toys for Tots applications for children ages 0-12 years old can be picked up at the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Communication Center at 210 Norandal Dr., Huntingdon. Applications must received no later than November 30. For additional information, contact the Carroll County Coordinator, Jamie Summers, at 731-986-8947 or visit toysfortots.org.
McKenzie VFW Annual Breakfast Fundraiser
The McKenzie Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Auxiliary Post 4939 is hosting its Annual Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, November 19, 2022, 9750 Cherrywood Road, McKenzie. Breakfast begins at 5 a.m. and the cost per adult is $10 and children $6 with proceeds to benefit needy children at Christmas. For more information, contact the VFW at 731-207-1027.
Shepherd’s Table Community Kitchen
On the third Tuesdays of each month, The Shepherd’s Table community kitchen serves meals at First Presbyterian Church located at 19835 E. Main Street, Huntingdon. Meals are served restaurant style with drive-through available after 6 p.m. It is open to the public and there is no cost. Donations are accepted. All are invited.
It is our mission to create a community atmosphere where individuals can come in and have a meal and a comfortable setting. We encourage friendly conversation, prayers and laughter. If you would like to volunteer to help prepare the meal, serve the meal or help in any way, please call 731-415-9199 and leave a message or email email@example.com or write PO Box 651, Huntingdon, Tennessee.
Carroll County Commission Meets Monthly
Carroll County Commission meets the second Monday of each month, 7 p.m., in the Conference Room of the Carroll County Office Complex, High Street, Huntingdon. There are no meetings in December, February, and July.
Adult Education Classes
Huntingdon Location - Adult Education Building, 14155 Paris Street. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Classes are offered for one-on-one instruction on Mondays, 1-4 p.m. and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, phone 731-364-5481.
Council Meets Monthly
The McKenzie City Council meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.
Prayer on the Square
The Prayer on the Square is held the second Saturday each month, 9 a.m. at The Network on the Court Square in Huntingdon. All denominations are welcome.