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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 1-11-22

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In this issue

  • Henry Cho to Perform Sold-Out Show at The Dixie

    Wednesday, January 12

    The Carroll Bank and Trust Series presents comedian Henry Cho at The Dixie.

  • Winter Weather Sweeps Through Tennessee

    Tuesday, January 11

    McKENZIE (January 6) — A winter weather system dropped significant snowfall in Tennessee during what Nashville’s State Emergency Operations Center declared a Level 3 - State of Emergency.

  • Curtis Charged with Vehicular Homicide in Pate Death

    Tuesday, January 11

    HUNTINGDON (January 3) — Gregory Curtis, 53, of McKenzie was indicted by the Carroll County Grand Jury of the Circuit Court on January 3 for vehicular homicide in the August 2021 death of Drake Pate, 21, of McKenzie.

  • Liberty Hill Baptist Church Damaged by Gun Shots

    Tuesday, January 11

    McKENZIE — On Saturday, January 8, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting someone had shot into the front of Liberty Hill Baptist Church on 2825 Hinkledale Road in McKenzie. A second call to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office said someone was still shooting.

  • MHS Alumni to Face Varsity Teams January 15

    Tuesday, January 11

    Alumni of McKenzie High School coordinated a MHS Alumni basketball tournament on Saturday, January 15 at 7 p.m. at the McKenzie High School gymnasium. The game is sponsored by the McKenzie High School Basketball Rebounders Club.

  • 2021 Sports Year In Review

    Tuesday, January 11

    August 31 Rebels Blank Eagles, 36-0 HENDERSON — McKenzie’s Rebels (2-0) headed south to 4A Chester County last Friday for the first of three straight road contests after a season opening win at home over the Huntingdon Mustangs.

  • Scott Named Carroll County Airport Manager

    Tuesday, January 11

    HUNTINGDON (January 5) — On Wednesday, the Carroll County Airport Board named Charles Jonathan Scott as the airport manager. Scott was unanimously approved by the board following interviews with Carroll County Mayor Joseph Butler, retiring manager Tommy Swor, Board Chairman Bill Stoner and local pilot Jonathan Tosh.

  • 2021 Year In Review

    Tuesday, January 11

    March 9 Sass Honored by City of McKenzie McKENZIE (March 4) — McKenzie native and champion triathlete Kirsten Winkler Sass was honored by the City of McKenzie on Thursday, March 4 for her international athletic accomplishments. Mayor Jill Holland and the McKenzie City Council approved the placement of three signs throughout McKenzie noting Sass’s accomplishments. March 4, 2021 was designated as Kirsten Winkler Sass Day in McKenzie.

  • Secretary Hargett Encourages Victims to Protect Themselves with Safe at Home

    Tuesday, January 11

    NASHVILLE — In recognition of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Jan. 11 and National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging anyone who has ever been a victim of human trafficking, stalking, domestic abuse or any sexual offense to protect themselves with the Safe at Home address confidentiality program.

  • Unemployment is Lowest in 12 Years or More

    Tuesday, January 11

    NASHVILLE — Carroll County just recorded its lowest unemployment in 12 years, possibly longer, according to statistics released by the State of Tennessee and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Houses Razed for Bypass Construction Around Trezevant, Atwood

    Tuesday, January 11

    CARROLL COUNTY (January 2022) — After more than 20 years of the proposed construction work has begun, beginning with the razing of structures and removal of trees and other objects that are in the path of the U.S. 79/State Route 76 bypass around Atwood and Trezevant.

  • First Baby of 2022 Arrived On January 3 at HCMC

    Tuesday, January 11

    PARIS — Samuel David Gilbert was born at 4:51 p.m. on Monday, January 3, becoming the first baby born at Henry County Medical Center in 2022. Samuel, who is the son of Bill and Tara Gilbert of Camden, TN arrived weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.

  • Local Sales Tax Collections Best in Nine Years

    Tuesday, January 11

    The collection of local option sales tax continues to improve in the county of Carroll. The year 2021 is the best year of collections in the past nine years, according to statistics released by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce.

  • McKenzie Banner January 11, 2022

    Tuesday, January 11

  • Weekly 150: Carroll County Neighbors, Part I

    Tuesday, January 11

    As I worked on various topics over the years, it has surprised me as of late the number of small municipalities and communities that make up Carroll County. I find it fitting to dedicate a little space the next few weeks to provide a little history of our neighbors that are Carroll County.

  • A Man To Ride The River With

    Tuesday, January 11

    Never, not one time in all the years I knew him, did I hear Buddy Floore say he liked kids... But I’d ride by the old elementary school down on Long Avenue near Tenth Street and the youngsters would be following him out to the P. E. field like Coach Floore was the pied piper.

  • McKenzie Sweeps Gleason

    Tuesday, January 11

    The 2022 portion of McKenzie’s basketball schedule tipped off Tuesday, January 4, against Gleason. Both girls teams are ranked in the top ten in the state heading into the contest.

  • Gleason Splits with Dresden

    Tuesday, January 11

    Gleason and Dresden opened district action against each other on Saturday, January 8 after postponing one night due to snow and ice on the ground.

  • Calendar 1-11-22

    Tuesday, January 11

    Take Off Pounds Meets on Mondays The McKenzie Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Chapter meets Mondays at McKenzie Church of Christ gymnasium at 4 p.m.  Anyone interested can join. Visitors are welcome. The first meeting is free and membership is $49 per year. For more information, contact Linda Lawrence at 731-352-7309, if no answer, leave message.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, January 11

    Unlawful Weapon Possession — Sgt. Kyle Beauchamp and two other officers responded to a Forrest Circle address Tuesday, December 21, due to a caller stating he had been threatened with brass knuckles by Robert Woodard, 65, of McKenzie. According to Beauchamp’s report, officers had dealt with Woodard earlier in the day and he had prior knowledge that Woodard did possess brass knuckles.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, January 11

    Aggravated Assault — Warrants have been filed against Jason Todd Perry, 49, of 4615 Hamilton Street, Atwood, for aggravated assault, domestic assault, vandalism, theft, and violation of a court order granting bail following a Dec. 31 incident in Atwood.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, January 11

    HUNTINGDON (January 5) — Carroll County General Sessions Court heard the following cases on January 5.

  • McKenzie High School Basketball Homecoming Court Announced. Boys only to play, girls' game is canceled

    Monday, January 10

    Five McKenzie High School ladies were selected to serve as the 2022 Basketball Homecoming Court. One will be crowned queen Friday, January 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the McKenzie High School Gymnasium.