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Calendar 3-7-23


The Battle of Paris Commemoration March 11
The Battle of Paris Commemoration is Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Henry County Courthouse Square. This event is a Living History of the Civil War and the 19th century time period. Educational stations will be continuous throughout the day and include re-enactors in period dress from across West Tennessee and Kentucky; reproduction cannons manned by cannon teams in period dress; color guard featuring flags of the Civil War; educational experts talking about all aspects of 19th century life; speeches by some of the greatest leaders of the time period; relic displays featuring various Civil War weaponry and accouterments; official food vendor is Perry’s BBQ. Don’t miss this Living History lesson when Civil War re-enactors will tell of their experiences at the Battle of Paris and throughout the Civil War. Great educational opportunity for kids of all ages. For more information, contact James H. Swor, 731-389-6599.

McKenzie Senior Center Cakewalk, Dinner March 11
The McKenzie Senior Center is hosting a cakewalk and dinner on Saturday, March 11, at 5 p.m. Dinner is $5 and includes hot dogs, baked beans, chips and tea. The auction is 5:45 p.m. with Dave Bates and the cake walk begins at 6 p.m. and is $5. Music provided by Steve Bomar and his band.

NWTN Economic Development Council Board of Directors Meeting
The Board of Directors of Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council is meeting Friday, March 17, 10 a.m., in the conference room of the McKenzie Central Office, 938-C Walnut Avenue West, McKenzie. This meeting is also provided virtually via Zoom.

Meet, Greet Director of Schools Candidates
Meet and greet the McKenzie Special School District candidates for the Director of Schools on Tuesday, March 21, and Wednesday, March 22, at 5:15 p.m., at the Board of Education office, 114 Bell Avenue, McKenzie.

Shepherd’s Table Community Kitchen
The Shepherd’s Table community kitchen serves meals the third Tuesday of each month at First Presbyterian Church located at 19835 East 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 in 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 fpcshepherdstable@gmail.com or write PO Box 651, Huntingdon, Tennessee.

Dixie Car Show Top 25 July 1
The Dixie Car Show Top 25 is Saturday, July 1, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in McLemoresville. Entry fee is $20 and food will be provided by the McLemoresville Fire Department. For more information, contact Bill Hargrove, 731-415-3952.

Smalltown Cruisers Antique Car Club Meets Monthly
The Smalltown Cruisers Antique Car Club meets the second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Hollow Rock Fire station, 21280 Seminary Street, Hollow Rock. The monthly Cruise-Ins begin in April. For more information, contact Jan Ostiguy at 217-304-2606 or email jano1970@att.net.

Caring Hearts Food Pantry
The Caring Hearts Food Pantry offers food distribution the second Saturday of each month, 9-11 a.m., at Mt Zion United Methodist Church, 120 Mt. Zion Road, Huntingdon.

Carroll County Democratic Party Meets
The Carroll County Democratic Party meets the third Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at 12740 Lexington Street, Huntingdon.

Carroll County Republican Party Meets
The Carroll County Republican Party meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the court room of the Public Safety building, 12740 Lexington Street, Huntingdon.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly
The McKenzie TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter meets on Mondays at 3 p.m. at the McKenzie Church of Christ gym. Anyone interested in losing weight can join. Visitors are welcome. For more information, contact Linda Lawrence at 731-352-7309. If no answer, leave a message.

McKenzie City Council Meets Monthly
The McKenzie City Council meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.

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.