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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 11-29-22

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In this issue

  • TSSAA Finalizes Regions, Districts for Two Years

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Murfreesboro — The TSSAA Board of Control recently met approving reclassification proposals for the next two years (2023-25). Changes were made in most football regions including the local area.

  • McKenzie Awarded $526,880 CDBG Grant for Sewer System Improvements

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    The City of McKenzie was recently notified that it has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) in the amount of $526,880. 

  • Local Unemployment Rates Increase

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    NASHVILLE — Unemployment rates increased over the last month in Carroll, Henry, and Weakley Counties.

  • Carroll County Players Named to West Tennessee All-Stars

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    JACKSON — Six Carroll County players, along with a head coach, were named to the 2022 Sports Plus West Tennessee All-Star Roster.

  • Tree Planted, Dedicated to Mayor Holland

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    McKENZIE (November 22) — Morning Glory Garden Club planted a cherry tree on the campus of McKenzie City Hall in honor of Mayor Jill Holland.

  • Thanksgiving Turkey Trot in Memory of Brody Townsend

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    HUNTINGDON (November 24) — It’s a Thanksgiving tradition in Huntingdon with the Never Quit Turkey Trot. Runners gather at the Carroll County Courthouse to honor or memorialize someone.

  • Carroll Arts to Present A Mistletoe Christmas Variety Show

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    McKENZIE — A Mistletoe Christmas Variety Show presented by Carroll Arts, Inc. returns Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. to entertain concert-goers at the historic Park Theatre in downtown McKenzie.

  • Gasoline Prices in Tennessee Decreased

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Average gasoline prices in Tennessee fell 10.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.07 per gallon today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee.

  • Banner to Offer Video on Website

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    McKENZIE (November 28) — The McKenzie Banner will soon provide limited video and live-streaming of meetings and events. The Banner’s photographers, on a limited basis, will capture video of news events and interviews of news makers. 

  • New EV Battery Plant Coming to Clarksville

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    NASHVILLE (November 21) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and LG Chem officials today announced the company’s plan to invest approximately $3.2 billion to establish a new cathode manufacturing facility in Clarksville, Tennessee, which will support the electric vehicle battery value-chain in the U.S.

  • McKenzie School Board Meets December 6

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    The McKenzie School Board will meet for their monthly session on Tuesday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m. with a short agenda. Board members will consider the proposed 2023-2024 School Calendar for approval.

  • Retiring McKenzie Councilmen Honored

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Mayor Jill Holland recognized Steve Watson and Garrett Burns on November 22 for their service on the McKenzie City Council.

  • Huntingdon to Purchase New Fire Trucks

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Tuesday, during the regular monthly meeting of the Town of Huntingdon Council, the board approves nearly $1 million in future expenditures.

  • First Leg of U.S. 79 Widening Project Progressing

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    The first leg of the U.S. Hwy 79 (S.R. 76) road widening project is progressing, said Nichole Lawrence, Tennessee Department of Transportation Community Relations Officer.

  • Cassidy is a Mr. Football Finalist

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    NASHVILLE (November 22) — The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards will be presented to the top football players in nine classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.

  • Area Christmas Events Kick Off This Week

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    McKenzie and Huntingdon are gearing up for the annual Christmas parades taking place this season. The Big Jingle Parade rolls into McKenzie along Stonewall and Cedar Streets on Saturday, December 3, at 4 p.m. Participant lineup is 3:30 p.m. in the McKenzie Middle School parking lot, 80 Woodrow Avenue.

  • Murder Defendants Have Preliminary Hearing Set

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    WEAKLEY COUNTY — A preliminary hearing originally scheduled to be held on Tuesday, November 22, for two murder defendants in Weakley County General Sessions Court is rescheduled for Tuesday, December 20.

  • Local Wins World Duck Calling Competition

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    STUTTGART, Arkansas (November 26) — Huntingdon High School and Bethel University alumnus Seth Fields won the World Duck Calling Competition Saturday afternoon.

  • McKenzie Rebels Headed to Championship Friday

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    McKenzie Rebels, 14-0, punched their ticket to the championship game after a resounding defeat of Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering in the semi-final contest on Friday, November 25. After earning a two-point victory one week earlier against Fayetteville, the 34-0 victory over MASE seemed as a cake walk to the Rebels.

  • McKenzie Banner November 29, 2022

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

  • Local Severe Weather Threat

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    McKENZIE — The National Weather Service in Memphis has upgraded its initial advisory of potential severe weather predicted to start late Tuesday afternoon, November 29 locally and throughout West Tennessee. They are predicting a moderate risk of very severe weather starting in the late afternoon and into the evening.

  • McKenzie Routs MASE in Semi-Finals, Advances to Championship

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    MEMPHIS (November 25) — McKenzie Rebels fans had Thanksgiving twice following the Friday, November 25 victory over Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering. The semi-final championship round was not much of a contest for the Rebels, 14-0, as they claimed a 34-0 victory over the Memphis team.

  • Mustangs Fall to Riverside in Semifinals

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    HUNTINGDON — The Friday after Thanksgiving is normally the big Christmas shopping kickoff known as Black Friday, but if you are a high school football fan, it means state semifinals in your classification and a spot in the state championship on the line.

  • Lady Rebels Defeat Fillies

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    McKENZIE (November 21) — McKenzie’s Lady Rebels hosted Huntingdon on Monday night, November 21 in a solo game due to the Rebels not having enough players not involved in football to put a team on the floor. Both girls’ teams had already seen basketball action with the season starting last week.

  • Calendar 11-29-22

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Carroll County Humane Society Great Catsby Gala The Carroll County Humane Society is hosting The Great Catsby Gala on Saturday, December 3, at the Liberty Church Event Venue, 5585 Hilliard Road, McKenzie.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Department Reports

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Multiple Charges — Alex Paul Travelstead, 22, of Trezevant was charged with driving on suspended license: first offense, felony evading arrest, reckless endangerment, and resisting arrest. 

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Helen C. Camper to Shad David Camper in district 2.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Multiple Charges — Kimberly Lynn Taylor, 42, of Huntingdon was charged with simple possession and casual exchange, unlawful drug paraphernalia, and intent to manufacture, sell and deliver.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Criminal Impersonation — Patrolman Sean Beck initiated a traffic stop on Friday afternoon, November 25, on a vehicle for driving without headlights on the corner of Walnut Avenue and Main Street. Beck made contact with the driver and smelled an odor believed to be marijuana coming from the vehicle. He asked if the vehicle had any drugs or weapons.

  • Weekly 150: The 2007 Rebels*

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    For the last couple weeks, the Banner staff has been hunkered down prepping for the upcoming football season. Each year we publish our gridiron guide along with a host of football programs for area schools. While it is a painstaking process, we take pride in what we do and feel honored to help the schools.

  • Tribute to Mayor Jill Holland

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    Today, McKenzie’s new mayor Ryan Griffin takes the oath of office for a four-year term. He has pledged to continue on the successes of retiring Mayor Jill Holland. Griffin plans to continue the city’s growth in new ways.

  • Something To Ponder...Long And Hard

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    John Howell Ingram could outrun the wind. I saw him make a diving catch in deep left-center in that old baseball field across from the Pajama Factory that you would not believe! It was the best I ever saw.