Scholarship Shoot in Memory of Lee Russell
Carroll County Sports Shooting Park is hosting a sporting clays shoot on October 1. The first flight is 9 a.m. and second flight is 1 p.m.
The shoot is to raise money and to establish a scholarship in memory of Sgt. Lee Russell, who died in a helicopter crash while serving the citizens of Tennessee as an airborne THP officer. He was known as Air Bear 71. The address of the shooting park is 680 McAdoo Cemetery Road, Huntingdon. The phone number is 731-234-6759.
New Prospect Baptist Church Community Picnic
New Prospect Baptist Church will host a Community Picnic on Saturday, September 24, 2022, 3-6 p.m. Activities include a bounce house, games, snow cones and hot dogs. Rain date is October 1.
County Budget Committee to Meet
The County Budget Committee meets the fourth Thursday. The meeting is 10 a.m. in the conference room of the County Complex.
McKenzie Farmers Market
McKenzie Farmers Market is open Saturdays at 8 a.m., 2431 Cedar Street, in downtown McKenzie. The former Studebaker dealership was converted to an indoor/outdoor farmers market and allows area citizens to sell their homemade and homegrown foods and other products.
It is open every Saturday morning through October. Also visit on Tuesday afternoons, 2-6 p.m. Watch for special children’s activities sponsored by the Carroll County 4-H and Agriculture Extension Service.
Admission is free. The facility is sponsored by the City of McKenzie. For vendor information, phone City Hall at 731-352-2292.
Mckenzie City-Wide Yard Sale October 7, 8
Everyone Welcome! If you are having a yard sale, please register your address with McKenzie City Hall by Oct 3 by calling 731-352-2292. It is free to register.
Scholastic Clay Target Program Recruiting Day October 8
Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) is hosting 4th-12th grade students at the Carroll County Shooting Sports Park on Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to try shooting sports.
This free recruiting day introduces youth to the world of shotgun shooting and connects them to a team in their area. SCTP teaches the importance of safe firearms handling, responsibility, leadership, teamwork and healthy competition. No previous experience is needed. Beginners are guided through firearm safety and instruction from a highly trained coach before having the chance to hit a few practice targets. Interested youth must have a legal guardian present to participate. Safety equipment will be provided for each participant. Most locations will have firearms available, but participants are encouraged to bring any equipment they own.
For more information contact: Amy Hall 615-210-7637.
Appreciation event for Fire, Police, first responders September 24
The public is invited to an Appreciation Event for Fire, Police and First Responders scheduled Saturday, September 24, 2022, 5-7 p.m. and sponsored by Grace Point Church. The event is located at 87 University Drive across from the McKenzie Fire Department. There will be music and BBQ. For more information contact Dan Grissom 731-415-8949.
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.
Shepherd’s Table Community Kitchen
On the third and fourth Tuesdays, The Shepherd’s Table community kitchen serves meals at First Presbyterian Church located at 19835 E. Main Street, Huntingdon, Tenn. Meals are served restaurant style with drive through available from after 6 p.m. It is open to the public and there is no cost. Donations are accepted. All are invited.
Food scarcity is real in this area and the Shepherd’s Table’s success is dependent on the support of volunteers and donations. The meals are prepared by volunteer staff hosted by different congregations in our town and donated by local businesses. The community kitchen was created by a group of volunteers, who saw the need in the Carroll County community. They need volunteers. To volunteer or donate, you can call 731-415-9199 and leave a message or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arnold Aylor Family Reunion
The Arnold Aylor Family Reunion will be held at the Union Grove Baptist Church on Saturday, September 24, 2022. Add-a-dish lunch served at noon.
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 to 4 p.m. and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, phone 731-364-5481.
Paris 17th Annual Arts Round the Square
The 17th Annual Arts Round the Square hosted by the Paris Henry County Arts Council is Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Court Square in downtown Paris.
The event starts at 9 a.m. and features over 60 artisans from across the region, food trucks, a car show, hands-on arts and crafts for kids and live music all day. Bring a chair and enjoy local groups like the Henry County High School Madrigals, Ray Lewis Band and more.
The Flashback band will perform from 5-7
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.
McKenzie VFW Golf Tournament
McKenzie Veterans of Foreign Wars is hosting a golf tournament, October 2, Carroll Lake Golf Course. Tee time is 8:30. Four-person teams, $50 each. For more info, contact Aimee Noles Smith, 731-358-2761 or Pat Bishop 731-415-2902.