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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 10-19-21

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In this issue

  • Poff Celebrates 16 Years in Hardware Industry

    Tuesday, October 19

    Cindy Poff is the manager at Bennett Hardware in McKenzie. Cindy has been with the store since 2005 and took on the management role in August 2016 when the store changed ownership.

  • Benefit for Rick Crossno

    Tuesday, October 19

    A benefit lunch for Rick Crossno, who is battling COVID-19, is Saturday, October 23, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Court Square in Huntingdon.

  • Farmers' Market News

    Tuesday, October 19

    We have an exciting day planned for our Farmers Market, Saturday, October 23. You will want to be sure to come out for our “Here’s the Beef Festival” featuring our Youth Grilling Workshop and Adult Chili Cookoff, sponsored by our Carroll County 4-H and UT Extension Office. Be sure to register by calling or emailing Amanda Paschall at 731-986-1976, paschall@utk.edu. Prizes will be given to the winner of the Best Overall Chili and Most Creative and Unique Recipe. All children entering the Youth Grill Masters will receive prizes.

  • Local Vaccination Rates Trail State Rates

    Tuesday, October 19

    NASHVILLE (October 15) — The percentage of local citizens who have received the COVID-19 vaccination is lower than the state average, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.

  • Trezevant Board Approves Sunday Beer Sales

    Tuesday, October 19

    The Trezevant City Board met for their monthly session last Tuesday, October 12 passing the second reading of an ordinance governing Sunday beer sales. The ordinance will now allow beer sales on and off premises between the hours of 12 noon and 12 midnight on Sundays.

  • Carroll Humane Society to Host Annual Banquet

    Tuesday, October 19

    The Carroll County Humane Society’s annual banquet and auction is Friday, November 5 at The Venue at Waddell Place in McKenzie. Attendees can choose limited contact by driving up for a to-go meal for $20 or for $30, a meal on site which includes a s’mores bar on the patio, cider and an appetizer.

  • Inglenook Book Club October News

    Tuesday, October 19

    The Inglenook Book Club met in October at Lakeside Senior Living Center with Jean McKinnie and Elaine Williams as hostesses. Everyone enjoyed delicious apple cobbler made by Lakeside’s kitchen staff, along with vanilla ice cream, Chex Mix, nuts and beverages. Tables were brightly decorated in a Halloween motif.

  • City of McKenzie Salutes Its Female Workforce

    Tuesday, October 19

    Jennifer Waldrup — City Recorder

  • Carroll Insurance Honors Amber Sam

    Tuesday, October 19

    Amber Sam is the agency’s personal lines producer and has worked in insurance since 2010.

  • Urban Trading Company: Small Town, Big Dreams

    Tuesday, October 19

    Ashley Little, Owner of Urban Trading Company, located on 55 Broadway in McKenzie, has spent the first year in her shop servicing the community with a combination boutique and furniture refurbishing business. Ashley graduated in the top ten of her class at high school from Gleason in 2004 and subsequently graduated from UT Martin with a degree in psychology. Ashley has two children, Morgan, 14 and Reed 11. They have lived in the McKenzie area for many years.

  • Bryant Celebrates 90th Birthday

    Tuesday, October 19

  • Unemployment Down In Tri-Counties

    Tuesday, October 19

    Unemployment fell in the tri-counties between July and August.

  • McKenzie City Council Considers Motel Ordinance

    Tuesday, October 19

    McKenzie’s City Council met for their regular monthly session Thursday, October 12, passing two ordinances on the first reading and discussing possible future ordinances.

  • Bethel Baptist Church Breaks Ground for New Sanctuary

    Tuesday, October 19

    McKENZIE (October 10) — Bethel Baptist Church celebrated a historic moment on Sunday, October 10 with a groundbreaking service for a new sanctuary. Bro. James Hazlewood said, it has been a six year process with lots of prayer, meetings and planning. Once the site passes inspection, then the pad will be poured and steel is set to arrive Monday, November 8. Bro. Hazlewood said, after that the building will begin to go up.

  • National Park Service Awards $3.3 Million Contract For Fort Donelson Visitor Center Rehabilitation

    Tuesday, October 19

    DOVER, Tenn. (October 8) — The National Park Service has awarded a $3.3 million contract for the extensive rehabilitation of the Visitor Center at the historic Fort Donelson National Battlefield in Dover. The rehabilitation includes an addition and upgrades to the almost 60-year-old facility to meet current accessibility standards and provide modern enhancements while still maintaining the historic character of the building’s original design.

  • Maj. Gen. Tommy Baker Retires From Tennessee National Guard

    Tuesday, October 19

    NASHVILLE — After 41 years of service, Maj. Gen. Tommy H. Baker, a Huntingdon resident, retired from the Tennessee National Guard on October 17.

  • Tractor Fire Near Long Heights Baptist Church

    Tuesday, October 19

    McKENZIE (October 14) — McKenzie Fire and Rescue responded to a tractor fire at 260 Old Paris Road on Long Heights Baptist Church’s property on Thursday at 3:01 p.m.

  • McKenzie Banner October 19, 2021

    Tuesday, October 19

  • Allegion’s Republic Doors and Frames to Host 2021 Virtual Field Trips for Students

    Tuesday, October 19

    McKENZIE (October 18) — Allegion’s McKenzie Operations (Republic Doors & Frames) will host two virtual field trips for area students Wednesday, Oct. 20, joining the National Association of Manufacturers to celebrate National Manufacturing Day and Manufacturing Month – with the overall goal of inspiring the next generation of manufacturers.

  • The Annual Great ShakeOut is Thursday

    Tuesday, October 19

    NASHVILLE — Tennessee will be among 14 central and southern U.S. states on Thursday, Oct., 21, 2021, coordinating the annual Great Central U.S. ShakeOut drill to raise awareness about the importance of catastrophic earthquake preparedness.

  • West Carroll Defeats Greenfield 28-8

    Tuesday, October 19

    After losing back-to-back games heading into a bye week in Week 8, West Carroll got back in the win column on Friday with a 28-8 victory over Greenfield in Region 7-1A play.

  • MMS Rebels Have Year-End Banquet

    Tuesday, October 19

    The McKenzie Middle School football team enjoyed an informal season-end get together at Bethel University’s Vera Low Center last Saturday, October 9.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, October 19

    Mason Randall Pinson, 30, of Bruceton to Leslie Dawn Hams, 27, of Bruceton.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, October 19

    Burglary — Deputies are looking into the recent burglary of a mobile home near Huntingdon.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, October 19

    Februlina G. Manz Dempsey to Jeremy J. Dempsey in District 2.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, October 19

    Public Intoxication — A McKenzie woman faces two charges of Public Intoxication after being arrested in two separate incidents. According to reports by Officer Kyle Beauchamp, he responded to a possible domestic in progress at a Forrest Avenue residence on Sunday, October 10. He noticed the female, later identified as Kristi Cerk, 46, sitting in a vehicle showing signs of impairment. Beauchamp had Cerk perform field sobriety tests that she did poorly on prompting the arrest.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, October 19

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on September 22 and 23.

  • Bethel Student Signs Professional Archery Contract

    Tuesday, October 19

    Ace Coleman, a Henry County native and Bethel University student, recently signed a professional archery contract with Hoyt Archery, national bow company.

  • Lady Rebel Golf Finishes 6th in State Tournament

    Tuesday, October 19

    The MHS Lady Rebels represented McKenzie very well in their TSSAA State Championship appearance at the Highlands Course of the Sevierville Golf Club on Monday and Tuesday, October 11 and 12. After two days of playing among some of the high school golfers in the state, they ended post-season play with a respectable 6th place team finish.

  • Calendar 10-19-21

    Tuesday, October 19

    McKenzie Christmas Open House, Wreath Competition The McKenzie Christmas Open House is Friday, November 12 through Sunday, November 14. More details to come at a later date. There will be a wreath competition. Everyone is invited to create a door wreath that shows something about what their individual business is all about. The winner will receive $100. All wreaths must be up by Thursday, November 11. For more information, call 731-352-2292.

  • Weekly 150: Your Local Newspaper

    Tuesday, October 19

    Every week since 1870, The McKenzie Banner has churned out local news. Since the late 1930s, each edition has been bound and preserved in our archives serving as a rich recording of local and national history.

  • And God Said, Let There Be Light

    Tuesday, October 19

    Leon had a birthday this week. It might seem odd to you but I still celebrate it. I call Paula and we cry. And we laugh. And we remember. And we thank our lucky stars.