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Calendar 6-11-24


Salute Our Vets 5K
The American Legion Post 47 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 47 of Huntingdon are co-hosting the Second Annual Salute Our Vets 5K on Saturday, June 22 at 7 a.m. at the east side of the Carroll County Courthouse in Huntingdon. Registration is at 6:30 a.m. The registration fee is $25. All of the proceeds from this event will go to benefit local veterans, their families and community! So get on your running/walking shoes and get your registration forms sent in! All who register by June 9 are guaranteed a t-shirt! Thank you all for your continued support of our mission to help our veterans. For more information, contact Pam Moss 731-415-5171, Wendy Bell 731-571-1573 or Denise Tucker 731-571-0574.

Retirement Reception for Willie Huffman
Willie Huffman, president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie and Paris, is retiring after 36 years at the local school. A reception is Thursday, June 20, 2-4 p.m. at TCAT, 16940 Highland Drive, McKenzie. The public is invited to attend.

911 Board to Meet June 18
Carroll County Emergency Communications District Board of Director (911 Board) meets Tuesday, June 18, 5:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, 200 Norandal Drive, Huntingdon. This is a public meeing.

Meet MHS Band Director Daniel Capua
A meet and greet, come and go event is Friday, June 14, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Hometown Hangout to welcome Daniel Capua as the new director of bands for McKenzie Middle School and McKenzie High School. Capua is a graduate of Westview High School and the University of Tennessee-Martin.

T.A.R.P. ADA Celebration July 31
T.A.R.P. Center for Independent Living is hosting an ADA Celebration on July 31 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 1108 Tyson Avenue in Paris. Cake sponsorships and cake donations needed for cake walk. Call 731-644-0026, visit www.tarp1.org or email info@tarp1.org.

McKenzie City Meetings
McKenzie City Meetings
The McKenzie City Council meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.
McKenzie Planning Commission meets fourth Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.
City Court convenes each Monday, 4 p.m.
Historic Zoning Committee meets second Wednesday, 4 p.m.
Parks and Recreation Committee meets second Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., February, March, June, August and November.
Driving School is each Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Carroll Humane Society Events
Dog Vouchers
We are currently selling spay/neuter vouchers for dogs. The cost is $50 and surgeries will be done at the Huntingdon Animal Clinic. Must be 6 months or older at time of the appointment. No residency or income requirements. Vouchers must be purchased in person at the shelter during business hours Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. We are running low on spay vouchers so hurry if you want one. We have several more neuter vouchers. Cash or card only.
Cat Vouchers
We always have spay/neuter vouchers for cats at a cost of $50 and to be used at Paris Vet Clinic. If you need to pay with cash, come by the shelter to purchase. Otherwise, we have a NEW NUMBER to purchase using a credit/debit card. Please leave a message and the volunteer will return your call very soon, 731-514-0878.

McKenzie Memorial Library’s Hours
The McKenzie Memorial Library, Broadway Street, is open, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays throughout the summer for the Summer Reading Program. Additionally, the library has programs on most Saturdays beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Carroll Republican Party Meets
Carroll County Republican Party meets monthly each fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m. in the Public Safety Building in Huntingdon.

McKenzie TOPS to Meet
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. For more information, contact Linda Lawrence at 731-352-7309. If no answer, leave a message.

Carroll 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 February and July.

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

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.

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