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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 11-22-22

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In this issue

  • Weakley County Home Destroyed by Fire

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKENZIE (November 20) — A rural McKenzie home was destroyed by fire on Sunday, November 20.

  • McKenzie Garden Club November Meeting

    Tuesday, November 22

    The McKenzie Garden Club met Friday, November 18, at the First CP Church in McKenzie. Donna Herrin read the devotional taken from I John 3:1. She referenced this verse when speaking of a grandmother’s enduring love as modeled by Jesus and one that never ends.

  • Area Christmas Parades, Events

    Tuesday, November 22

    The McKenzie Christmas Parade brings in the holiday cheer on Saturday, December 3, at 4 p.m. The Big Jingle Parade lineup begins at 3:30 p.m. in the McKenzie Middle School parking lot.

  • Congressman Kustoff Announces December Mobile Office Hours

    Tuesday, November 22

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), announced mobile office hours for the month of December. Mobile office hours are Thursday, December 1, and Tuesday, December 6.

  • West Carroll Board of Education Work Session, Meeting December 1

    Tuesday, November 22

    The West Carroll Special School District (WCSSD) Board of Education holds its work session on Thursday, December 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the West Carroll Junior-Senior High School cafeteria. Agenda items include the budget overview, Director of Schools evaluation instrument and the five-year plan. 

  • Macedonia FCE November Meeting

    Tuesday, November 22

    The Macedonia Family and Community Education (FCE) group met Monday, November 7, at the Macedonia Community Center. President Ruth McElroy called the meeting to order and Martha Peters read the devotional reminding members to focus on God’s presence in the present time.

  • Web-based Tools Introduced to Monitor Chronic Wasting Disease

    Tuesday, November 22

    NASHVILLE (November 17) — Tennessee deer hunters have just got a new tool for keeping their eyes on chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and elk herds in the state and across North America.

  • Miss Bethel, Miss Carroll County Volunteer Crowned

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKenzie (November 19) — As Miss Volunteer preliminary pageant season grows closer to the end, two new queens were named Saturday evening on Bethel University’s campus.

  • Christmas With Renaissance is December 2-4

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKENZIE — Christmas with Renaissance is a favorite must-see musical show featuring Bethel University students in all aspects of the Renaissance Performing Arts Program.

  • Local Cheerleader Performs at The Orlando Thanksgiving Tour

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKenzie Middle School announces a member of its cheerleading team, Caitlin Langley, will represent Varsity Spirit, the global leader in cheerleading, dance team and band apparel, camps and competitions and a division of Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, in the 2022 Orlando Thanksgiving Tour at The Walt Disney World Resort November 22-25.

  • High Gas Prices Affecting Holiday Travel

    Tuesday, November 22

    Holiday travel may be underway, but more people are canceling trips because of high gas prices. QuoteWizard by Lending Tree analysts found that fifty-one percent of Tennessee drivers canceled a trip in the last week due to high gas prices.

  • Edgar Floyd Honored for 37-Year Teaching Career

    Tuesday, November 22

    GLEASON (November 17) — Edgar Floyd was honored Thursday, November 17 for 37 years of teaching agriculture at Gleason School.

  • Carroll County Civic Center to Hire New Manager

    Tuesday, November 22

    HUNTINGDON (November 14) — On Monday’s meeting of the Carroll County Commission, members of the Civic Center Board learned of the resignation of the center’s current manager, Ben Canovan, at the end of the year. 

  • McKenzie, Huntingdon in State Semifinals

    Tuesday, November 22

    The McKenzie Rebels and Huntingdon Mustangs won their third round games last Friday to advance to the state football semifinals in Class 1A and Class 2A respectively.

  • Carroll County Electric Board Approves Health Insurance

    Tuesday, November 22

    HUNTINGDON (November 17) — The health insurance coverage remains unchanged for employees and their dependents at the Carroll County Electric Department. The Board of Directors voted Thursday to continue coverage with Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Tennessee for the year 2023.

  • Daniel Hollowell: Always Seeing a Need to Help

    Tuesday, November 22

    Daniel Hollowell is always thinking of ways to serve others and provide solutions to area residents. Not, as he said, “to see how much money I can make, but to see something start small and watch it grow.” As an agent with Maddox Insurance since 2013, he enjoys helping people in McKenzie, Huntingdon and Camden protect their largest assets, but he always had a dream of getting into the agricultural industry. 

  • Dr. John Adams Named Union University’s Alumnus of the Year

    Tuesday, November 22

    JACKSON (November 8) — Union University’s 2022 Homecoming celebration included the recognition of 19 alumni and friends of the university for outstanding achievements in their respective fields and the presentation of Union’s Homecoming Court, among other activities.

  • Inglenook Book Club November Meeting

    Tuesday, November 22

    The Inglenook Book Club met Wednesday, November 9, at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in McKenzie with 19 members present. Hostesses were Beverly Mueller and Pedie Petersen who served delicious apple dumplings along with assorted homemade cookies, mixed nuts and assorted beverages. President Carolyn Moore called the meeting to order and expressed appreciation to the hostesses for the delicious food and to Donna Ward for arranging with the church to meet. She also thanked Victoria Ard who graciously called all members twice to remind them of the meeting and change of location.

  • McKenzie Rotary Inducts Five New Members

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKENZIE (November 15) — Rotary Club of McKenzie inducted five new members during the November 15 weekly club meeting at McKenzie Station.

  • McKenzie Banner November 22, 2022

    Tuesday, November 22

  • Land Between the Lakes Offers Free Cedar Christmas Trees

    Tuesday, November 22

    Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is offering free cedar Christmas tree permits this year. Information including maps and cutting guidelines will be available November 25 through December 4 on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area website by visiting www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations. 

  • Recipes 11-22-22

    Tuesday, November 22

    Fresh Coconut Pie 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 stick butter 3 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 cup coconut

  • Rebels Advance to Semi-Finals

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKENZIE (November 18) — McKenzie Rebels (13-0) advance to the semi-final round of the Class 1A football playoffs after an impressive 20-18 win over Fayetteville at Rebel Stadium. The Rebels met an outstanding team from Fayetteville, who matched the Rebels in skill on the playing field in this third round of playoffs. Rebel fans showed up and cheered for their home team despite the temperatures in the upper 20s.

  • Huntingdon Advances To Semi-Finals

    Tuesday, November 22

    HUNTINGDON (November 18) — In football, they say it’s hard to beat a team twice in the same season. The Huntingdon Mustangs accomplished that feat defeating Union City 27-20 at Union City on Friday, October 28 and 14-3 Friday night, November 18, at home in the third round of the state playoffs.

  • Lady Rebels Defeat Greenfield, USJ To Start Season

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKenzie 65, Greenfield 39 GREENFIELD (November 15) — McKenzie’s Lady Rebels opened the 2022-23 season in a solo game at Greenfield without the boys playing on Tuesday, November 15.

  • Wildcat Season Ends with First Round Loss

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKENZIE (November 19) —The No. 4 Bethel Wildcats saw their season come to a close with a 27-17 loss to No. 12 Keiser Saturday at Wildcat Stadium in McKenzie. 

  • Fillies, Mustangs Open Basketball Season

    Tuesday, November 22

    McKENZIE (November 19) — Huntingdon’s Fillies participated in a basketball double header at McKenzie on Saturday afternoon playing Obion Central.

  • West Carroll Sweeps Bradford

    Tuesday, November 22

    ATWOOD (November 14) — West Carroll Junior High School held their homecoming hosting Bradford winning both games handily. (See related homecoming story). In the girls game, the Lady War Eagles rolled to a 16-2 lead in the first period and extended it to 26-11 by halftime.

  • Andrea De La Rosa Becomes First All-American in Program History

    Tuesday, November 22

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The 2022 Cross Country National Championships were held Friday at the Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Florida. This makes it the forty-third year that the national championships have taken place. The top forty finishers are bestowed All-American Honors. 

  • West Carroll Junior High Celebrates Homecoming

    Tuesday, November 22

    ATWOOD (November 14) — West Carroll Junior High capped off their homecoming festivities with the crowning of the queen prior to the basketball games against Bradford on Monday, November 14.

  • McKenzie Middle Splits With West Carroll

    Tuesday, November 22

    ATWOOD (November 17) — McKenzie Middle made the short trip to West Carroll for a basketball night with the two teams splitting games.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, November 22

    Greg and Kelly K. Yearwood to Y Knot Farm, LLC in district 14.

  • Huntingdon Police Department Reports

    Tuesday, November 22

    Theft — Jeremy J. Joyce, 36 of Union City was charged with theft of merchandise under $1,000.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, November 22

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on November 9.

  • Carroll County Sheriff Department Reports

    Tuesday, November 22

    Dogs at Large — Eudgene Pritchett, 25 of Buena Vista was cited with dogs at large and given a court date.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, November 22

    Multiple Charges — Officer Trenton Ruddy initiated a traffic stop on Saturday morning, November 19 on South Stonewall Street on a vehicle that had a right brake light out. After identifying the driver as Reginald Lee II, 22, of Bartlett, Tennessee, Ruddy ran a license check and learned Lee’s license was suspended. Lee was cited for Driving On Suspended/Revoked License – First Offense and Light Law Violation.

  • Weekly 150: Hitting the Back Roads

    Tuesday, November 22

    Growing up, it was not uncommon for my parents to go on a Sunday afternoon drive. I honestly think it was handed down through the generations. I know my grandparents did the same thing back in the day, and the Lord knows driving all the back roads with my granddaddy back in the day taught me how to get just about anywhere without hitting a major highway. 

  • Not All The Turkeys Were On The Table

    Tuesday, November 22

    One Thanksgiving Leon decided he was going to shoot a turkey for the big meal. I’m not sure till this day why he took me along. I’d never seen a live turkey in my whole life. I sure couldn’t help him find one.

  • Notice of Intent to Sell Land

    Tuesday, November 22

  • Calendar 11-22-22

    Monday, November 21

    County Library November Events The Carroll County Library, 625 High Street, Suite 102, Huntingdon, announced events for November. TOT Times are scheduled Tuesdays, November 23 and 30 at 10:30 a.m. Monday Makers Youth Crafts is November 28 at 3:30 p.m. The library will be closed Thanksgiving, November 24-26. For more information on these events, call 731-986-1919 or email carrollcountybooks@gmail.com.