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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 1-18-22

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In this issue

  • Carroll County Farm Service Agency Announces County Committee Election Results

    Tuesday, January 18

    HUNTINGDON (January 2022) — Carroll County U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced Ricky Long of Atwood was elected to represent his local administrative areas (LAA) during the recent county committee election. Jeremy Fowler of Atwood will serve as the first alternate.

  • Tennessee COVID Numbers Continue Rising

    Tuesday, January 18

    The week of January 2-8, there were 13,503 new COVID-19 cases per day, with 26,953 total tests taken. As nearly half of all COVID tests taken in the state per day come back positive, deaths and hospitalizations are also on the rise.

  • Henry Cho Delights Sold-Out Audience at The Dixie

    Tuesday, January 18

    HUNTINGDON (January 15) — The weather forecast included a major snow event but that did not deter the sold-out audience from attending the Saturday evening performance by Henry Cho at The Dixie Performing Arts Center.

  • Baptist Emergency Departments Experiencing Record COVID Numbers

    Tuesday, January 18

    Carroll County’s Baptist Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Departments are experiencing record numbers of patients presenting with COVID-19. These record numbers are causing significantly longer wait times for all patients–including those with emergency needs.

  • Carroll County Partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

    Tuesday, January 18

    Through a partnership with the Carroll County Government, the Huntingdon Elks Lodge, the United Way, the Governor’s Books from Birth program, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Gamma Theta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society, and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Carroll County children up to five years old can receive free books monthly from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program.

  • Spring Semesters Begin at Bethel, UTM

    Tuesday, January 18

    Bethel University students began their spring semester classes Monday, January 10 after a five-week winter break. There was no class Monday, January 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Spring break is March 7-11, and classes are out April 15 for Easter Holiday. April 29 is the last day of classes, and students will take their final exams May 2-6. Commencement is May 7.

  • FEMA Assistance Available for Tornado Survivors

    Tuesday, January 18

    NASHVILLE — President Biden declared a major federal disaster declaration on January 14 for the deadly tornado outbreak that took place on December 10 and 11, 2021. Homeowners and renters in 12 counties affected by severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes may now apply for FEMA disaster assistance. These designated counties include Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Gibson, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Obion, Stewart, Sumner, Weakley, and Wilson counties.

  • MHS Alumni Game Rescheduled to January 22

    Tuesday, January 18

    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. Due to inclement weather Saturday night, the game was rescheduled to Saturday, January 22 at the same time.

  • Atwood Fire Department Joins County Rural Fire Department

    Tuesday, January 18

    HUNTINGDON (January 10) — Atwood Fire Department is now part of the system of rural brigades comprising the Carroll County Fire Department.

  • West Carroll Board Approves 2022-23 School Calendar, Chromebook Purchase

    Tuesday, January 18

    West Carroll’s School Board met for its regular monthly session on Thursday, January 13 with plenty of business having not met since November.

  • McKenzie City Council Discusses New Water Bill, Leaf Pickup Policies

    Tuesday, January 18

    The monthly City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council meeting was held Thursday, January 13, in the McKenzie City Hall. Three out of the five council members were present, so the council was unable to form a quorum for voting.

  • Proposed Tennessee Senate Redistricting Map Released

    Tuesday, January 18

    Thursday, January 13, Tennessee Republicans revealed a new map of redrawn state districts, which was sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Wilma Pearson: Hometown Hero

    Tuesday, January 18

    Mrs. Wilma Pearson, “born and reared” in Henry, Tenn., holds preaching and helping others close to her heart. Over time, Mrs. Pearson has received the Knoxville Department Bronze Woman of the Year, the Appreciation Award, the third runner-up Queen of Elks, the Outstanding Award as Concerned Citizen, and the Woodmen of the World Hometown Hero award, among several others.

  • Fire Claims Life of Carroll County Woman

    Tuesday, January 18

    JACKSON (January 15) — A mobile fire claimed the life of a Carroll County woman on Saturday, January 15 around 3 a.m.

  • Candidates Prepare for 2022 Elections

    Tuesday, January 18

    HUNTINGDON (January 14) — Candidates for local elections are beginning the process to qualify for the May party primaries and the August general elections in Carroll County. Candidates have until February 17 noon to run for either election. Candidates can choose to run in the political party’s primary or as an independent. The primary is May 3 and the primary is August 4.

  • Rural Residents’ Garbage Issue Still Unresolved

    Tuesday, January 18

    Garbage collection in the rural portions of Carroll County is inconsistent, according to information coming from the January 10 meeting of the Carroll County Commission. Republic Services, the contractor responsible for the collection and disposal of the solid waste, is having difficulty servicing the rural routes. However, service is improving, according to the company.

  • Jessica Moore Crowned McKenzie Homecoming Queen

    Tuesday, January 18

    Jessica Moore is the 2022 Basketball Homecoming Queen for McKenzie High School.

  • Animals Surrendered to Animal Rescue Corps

    Tuesday, January 18

    McKENZIE (January 17) — Approximately 26 small breed dogs were surrendered to Animal Rescue Corps of Lebanon, Tenn. on Monday after the rescue organization arrived at the Hamilton Street location to evaluate the animals’ health and take custody of them if they were not properly cared for.

  • McKenzie Banner January 18, 2022

    Tuesday, January 18

  • McKenzie Sweeps Gibson County, Defeats McEwen

    Tuesday, January 18

    McKenzie basketball got back into action last Tuesday night, January 11, after a snow-induced break the previous week. The Lady Rebels and Rebels played host to Gibson County and then celebrated Homecoming on Friday, January 14, against McEwen.

  • Huntingdon Falls to Gibson County

    Tuesday, January 18

    Huntingdon got district play underway last week with contests at Union City on Tuesday, January 11, and hosting Gibson County Friday, January 14. The Mustangs and Fillies both lost their contests against Union City.

  • West Carroll Sweeps Clarksburg

    Tuesday, January 18

    West Carroll’s basketball teams got back into action Tuesday, January 11, after missing two games due to winter weather the previous week. They played host to Clarksburg for their first district game of the season.

  • West Carroll’s Erin Norman Signs with Freed Hardeman

    Tuesday, January 18

    West Carroll 2022 Senior Erin Norman signed to continue her academic and athletic career at Freed Hardeman University.

  • Calendar 1-18-22

    Tuesday, January 18

    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.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, January 18

    Barry and Tammy Revel to Daniel and Brenda L. Johnson in District 19.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, January 18

    Danny Paterson Crews II, 40, of Dresden to Katie Mayo Pinkston, 37, of Franklin.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, January 18

    Court Order Violation — Kory Wilbert, 29, of Milan was charged with violation of an order of protection on Jan. 5 at a Huntingdon residence.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, January 18

    Warrant Arrest — Officer Trenton Ruddy and a Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy went to a Walnut Circle address on Monday evening, January 10, and arrested Darrian A. Allen, 42, of McKenzie, on an outstanding warrant for Violation of Sentence.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, January 18

    Burglary — Christopher Steven McCaslin, 41, of 1050 Old Lavinia Road, Cedar Grove, was arrested on Jan. 5 for allegedly burglarizing a Cedar Grove residence.

  • Weekly 150: Carroll County Neighbors, Part II

    Tuesday, January 18

    Last week, my stopping point was Hollow Rock.

  • Steve Bogle Was Tougher Than He Looked

    Tuesday, January 18

    A very good friend asked if I had “some things” that I was going to work on changing in the upcoming year. I mumbled a halfhearted answer and let it pass...until I got home that afternoon.

  • NWTN Workforce Board Meeting

    Tuesday, January 18