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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 10-5-21

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In this issue

  • MHS Students Provide Canned Food for United Neighbors

    Wednesday, October 6

    During Homecoming, the McKenzie High School Student Council sponsored a canned food drive for United Neighbors.

  • MHS Class of 1981 Holds Reunion

    Wednesday, October 6

    The class members of 1981 had their 40th class reunion on Saturday, September 25.

  • 1000-Acre Lake’s Budget Woes Require $480,000 Infusion from Huntingdon

    Tuesday, October 5

    HUNTINGDON — Carroll County Watershed Authority (CCWA) approved a $1.173 million budget for the operation of the Carroll County 1000-Acre Recreation Lake for fiscal year 2021-22, which began July 1, 2021 and ends June 30, 2022. The Town of Huntingdon, for the second year in a row, is supplementing the otherwise deficit budget of the CCWA.

  • MHS Wendy’s Heisman Award Winners

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKenzie High School announces the 2021 school winners of the Wendy’s Heisman High School Award. Each year two senior athletes are honored by MHS by being chosen to compete in the Wendy’s Heisman High School Scholarship program. The school’s winners then compete at the state level and then state level winners compete at the national level. 

  • McKenzie Banking Company Honors 17-Year Veteran Parker

    Tuesday, October 5

    Janna, daughter of Rebecca Cheatham and the late Arthur Cheatham, grew up in a country area of McKenzie, better known as the “Christmasville Community.”

  • Bethel Sports Management Students Work World Cup Qualifier in Nashville

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKENZIE — A group of Bethel University Sports Management students traveled to Nashville last week to volunteer at the United States versus Canada World Cup 2022 qualifying match at Nissan Stadium.

  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection Service in Weakley County October 9

    Tuesday, October 5

    NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Carter, Cheatham, and Weakley counties on Saturday October 9.

  • Dr. Yarbrough is One of Hometown Health Clinic’s Newest Providers

    Tuesday, October 5

    Hometown Health Clinic has been your local community healthcare provider for more than 40 years, and part of our mission is to engage providers that live and work within the hometown communities they serve. That’s why we are proud to have the opportunity to honor one of our newest providers, Dr. Lakeshia Yarbrough, a native of Huntingdon, Tennessee.

  • Clarksburg’s City Hall Renovation Delayed

    Tuesday, October 5

    CLARKSBURG (September 27) — Clarksburg’s Mayor and Aldermen met and Mayor Howell Wayne Todd said the bid opening for the city hall renovation project did not yield a successful bidder.

  • Bethel Bass Fishing Coach to host National Television Show, ‘Legends of the Outdoors TV’

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKENZIE — The Legends of the Outdoors™ announces the creation of a new outdoors television show with founder Garry Mason as host of the show. Mason, a professional hunting, and fishing guide for over forty years, founded the Legends of the Outdoors™ in 2002. Mason and his wife, Cindy did so to honor the great men and women of the hunting and fishing industry.

  • Bruceton Police Chief Stewart Honored by Police Association

    Tuesday, October 5

    On Thursday September 30, Bruceton Police Chief Ronnie Stewart was honored by the Tennessee Chiefs of Police Association by converting his current membership to a lifetime membership.

  • Rotary Hears About Service in Afghanistan

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKENZIE (September 14) — David Riddick, a Judge Advocate General (JAG) with the U.S. Army was the featured speaker at the McKenzie Rotary Club on Tuesday, September 14.

  • McKenzie City-Wide Yard Sale is this Friday, Saturday

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKenzie’s City-Wide Yard Sale is Friday and Saturday, October 8 and 9 throughout the city.

  • Huntingdon Council Approves Amended Budget

    Tuesday, October 5

    Huntingdon’s City Council met in their monthly session with a short agenda to deal with. Mayor Dale Kelley made note of the recent announcement that Ford Motor Company was going to build in the Memphis Regional Megasite. “The announcement of Ford Motor Company’s investment in the Memphis Regional Megasite is good news for all of West Tennessee. This investment will transform the economy and benefit the area for current and future generations.” said Kelley.

  • Supply Chain Disruptions Hinder Electric Department

    Tuesday, October 5

    HUNTINGDON (September 30) — Global supply chain disruptions are adversely affecting the delivery of electrical equipment and vehicles for the Carroll County Electrical Department.

  • McKenzie Votes to End Ward System, Martin Resigns from Council

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKENZIE (September 30) — In a special called meeting, the City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council met Thursday evening to vote on the approval of an at-large voting system. Unanimously on the first reading, the Council voted to abolish the ward system and adopt the at-large system.

  • McKenzie Banner October 5, 2021

    Tuesday, October 5

  • Billy Hollowell Named McKenzie Parks Director

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKENZIE (September 30) — During Thursday’s meeting, the McKenzie City Council confirmed the hiring of Billy Hollowell as the McKenzie Parks and Recreation Director. Hollowell replaces Mike Beasley who stepped aside due to health issues.

  • McKenzie Beats Dresden in Close One 23-14

    Tuesday, October 5

    #4 ranked McKenzie played host to #6 ranked Dresden in what turned out to be the closest contest the Rebels have had all season. Despite a rash of penalties called against the Rebels, they kept their cool and played their game and eventually won 23-14 to remain undefeated at 7-0.

  • Huntingdon Winning Streak at Six

    Tuesday, October 5

    DYER (October 1) — After losing in week one to McKenzie, the Huntingdon Mustangs have wreaked havoc against their opponents. Friday night, Huntingdon traveled to Dyer picking up their sixth consecutive win on the season. After four quarters of play and a running clock, Huntingdon easily defeated the Gibson County Pioneers 49-8.

  • West Carroll Drops Second Straight Game to Lake County

    Tuesday, October 5

    One week after losing to McKenzie, West Carroll had a chance to rebound with a Region 7-1A win against a rival.

  • Middle School Rebels Defeat Camden Lions 32-8

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKENZIE (September 30) — The MMS Rebels hosted Camden for their final home game which was also 8th grade night honoring 8th grade players and cheerleaders prior to the game.

  • McKenzie Middle Wins Shootout 56-34

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKENZIE (September 23) — After losing the last two games, McKenzie Middle’s Rebels were due a big game and had one against the Gibson County Middle Pioneers. The Rebels outlasted the Pioneers in a 56-34 shootout.

  • McKenzie Lady Rebel Golf Wins Regional, Qualifies For State

    Tuesday, October 5

    McKenzie’s Lady Rebel Golfers won the Region Tournament for the fifth consecutive year qualifying them for the state tournament.

  • Bethel Drops Conference Game Against Cumberlands

    Tuesday, October 5

    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.  — The Bethel Wildcats returned to the road Saturday visiting the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. It was the first MSC divisional game for both squads. After the Wildcats held their own in the first half, the Patriots proved why they are the nation’s leading scoring team at 59.0 points per game. A second half scoring binge by CU was too much for the Wildcats to overcome as Bethel would lose 47-15. 

  • HCMC’s Orthopedic Center Earns Re-Certification

    Tuesday, October 5

    PARIS — Henry County Medical Center was notified by The Joint Commission in August that its Center for Orthopedic Wellness had been re-certified in Disease Specific Care for hip and knee replacement surgeries.

  • Times May Change, But The Need To Support A Free Press Has Not

    Tuesday, October 5

    Once upon a time, having a job at a newspaper meant working in one of the most imposing buildings in town, inhaling the acrid aroma of fresh ink and the dusty breath of cheap newsprint and feeling mini-earthquakes under our feet every time the presses started to roll. For those of us old enough to remember those days, National Newspaper Week could be one big, fat elegiac nostalgia trip.

  • Recipes 10-5-21

    Tuesday, October 5

    Crescent Cookies 1 stick margarine 3 heaping Tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts Cream margarine and sugar. Add flour and salt. Mix well. Add vanilla and nuts. Mix until becomes like corn meal. Roll in hands, small amount at a time, and form into crescent shape. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool and roll in powdered sugar.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, October 5

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on September 29 and 30.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, October 5

    • David Barrett Hensley, 32, of Atwood to Krista Joy Hatfield, 25, of McKenzie.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, October 5

    James A. Kaech to Allison L. Hogan in District 15.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, October 5

    Disorderly Conduct/Assault — McKenzie Police received a call from a Sonic employee last Wednesday evening, September 29, stating that a female customer came into the building and threw bbq sauce all over the store and cursed at her. The employee stated the customer left with a female driving a white Nissan Altima. The Altima was later spotted and stopped by another officer. Three female subjects were identified. Mariah Cook, 19, of Jackson, admitted to throwing the bbq sauce at the Sonic employee. Officer Cody Coleman reviewed Sonic’s security footage and did see Cook throw the bbq sauce. Cook was cited for Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, October 5

    Theft — Charges are pending against a Henderson County man for allegedly stealing over $2,000 in tools from a worksite in Carroll County.

  • Calendar 10-5-21

    Tuesday, October 5

    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: Mary Ruth Devault

    Tuesday, October 5

    Outside of Dr. James Potts, Mary Ruth Devault may have been the most knowledgeable of local history in Carroll County. Indirectly, either through her research or curation, she was a treasure trove of knowledge in my work on the Weekly 150.

  • Former Residents, Business Owners Enjoyed Return Visit to McKenzie

    Tuesday, October 5

    It was with joy and excitement to have visited McKenzie the Tea Festival weekend. The city looked vibrant and fresh. Both the business and residential areas visually looked well cared for.

  • …But Then Face To Face

    Tuesday, October 5

    Temple Watson reminded me a lot of Mr. Ed Wiley. Both were fairly quiet. Both were very thoughtful. Both knew a lot more than I did. Both were remarkable Christian men. And to my everlasting good fortune, both took “a liking” to me…and both had a profound impact on my life!