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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 11-9-21

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In this issue

  • Duane Patrick is National Finalist in QuestBridge

    Tuesday, November 9

    Duane Patrick, a McKenzie High School student, is a national finalist in the QuestBridge National College Match Program.

  • Bicentennial Celebration Features Bethel Renaissance

    Tuesday, November 9

    HUNTINGDON (November 7) — The people of Carroll County celebrated two hundred years honoring the history of the county, praising God, and enjoying fireworks during an anniversary event at the Carroll County Civic Center.

  • McKenzie Schools Discuss Future Construction

    Tuesday, November 9

    Future construction of school buildings was the main topic of a called meeting of the McKenzie School Board Tuesday night, November 2. The discussions were part of updating the school system’s five-year strategic plan.

  • The McKenzie Banner to Offer Enhanced Digital Products, Services

    Tuesday, November 9

    The McKenzie Banner has a larger audience than in its recent history. I am talking about the combined print and digital editions. While the number of printed pages has declined, the number of online subscribers has increased. The Banner offers many daily updates on www.mckenziebanner.com, which also includes years of archives replica editions of the full newspaper.

  • Garbage Trucks Are Running in Rural Carroll County Again

    Tuesday, November 9

    Curbside collection of solid waste has returned to rural Carroll County. Republic Services is operating under an emergency contract to collect and dispose of residential solid waste after Red River Waste Solutions ceased operations in the county after filing bankruptcy.

  • Area Teams Advance in TSSAA Playoffs

    Tuesday, November 9

    The second round of the TSSAA state football playoffs is Friday, November 12, 7 p.m.

  • Local Schools Having Veterans’ Day Programs

    Tuesday, November 9

    McKenzie and West Carroll High Schools have planned Veterans’ Day programs for this week. McKenzie’s program begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 11, with several students reading historical documents and poems. The band will play several patriotic and military style pieces. The keynote speaker will be Garrett Burns.

  • Fire Destroys Vacant Building

    Tuesday, November 9

    The vacant office of the former livestock sales barn, located at 278 Randle Street, McKenzie was heavily damaged by fire on November 7.

  • McKenzie Rotary Hosts Annual Auction

    Tuesday, November 9

    McKENZIE — Rotary Club hosted its annual Charity Auction on Saturday, November 6 at the McKenzie Farmers Market.

  • West Carroll School Board Hears Update on Legislation, COVID-19

    Tuesday, November 9

    West Carroll School Board members tried something new at their monthly session Thursday, November 4. In an effort to go paperless, board members along with the school director were provided access to Chromebooks which had their agenda and other information needed to conduct their meeting. The paperless project is being spearheaded by Brittany Foster who gave instructions for accessing their materials at the start of the meeting.

  • Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs Headlines Pasta and Politics Event

    Tuesday, November 9

    HUNTINGDON (November 7) — Glenn Jacobs, Mayor of Knox County, also World Wrestling Entertainment’s Hall of Famer, Kane, was the keynote speaker Saturday night at the Carroll County Republican Party’s annual fundraiser, Pasta & Politics, hosted by Mayor Joseph Butler.

  • BETA Provides ‘Rebels Read’ Book Cases

    Tuesday, November 9

    McKENZIE — McKenzie High School BETA provided two small library cases on the former campus of Webb School. One is near the school’s main entrance. Renee Hobson of Two Sisters and a Book welcomed the young ladies when they placed the first books in the box last week.

  • Elks Club Hoop Shoot is November 20

    Tuesday, November 9

    It’s back. Huntingdon Elks Lodge is hosting its annual Hoop Shoot at the Huntingdon Middle School gym on Saturday, November 20 at 10 a.m.

  • Heartworks is Closing After 34 Years

    Tuesday, November 9

    McKENZIE (November 2021) — Linda Coleman is closing the doors to Heartworks in downtown McKenzie. After 34 years of serving the public with framing, home decor, painting classes, and house painting, Linda is retiring.

  • McKenzie High Students Attend Rising Star Leadership Conference

    Tuesday, November 9

    Andrew Cole and Shannan Cheney-Andrew represented McKenzie High School at the Rising Star Leadership Conference on November 4-5, 2021 at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

  • McKenzie Banner November 9, 2021

    Tuesday, November 9

  • Weekly 150: Celebrating 200 Years

    Tuesday, November 9

    By 1825, Carroll County was establishing itself as a growing county. Mills were popping up throughout the county as more folks arrived via westward wagon trains.

  • McKenzie Rolls Moore County in Round One

    Tuesday, November 9

    The McKenzie Rebels opened up the state playoffs hosting the Moore County Raiders from Middle Tennessee on a chilly Friday night, November 5, and turned it into a lopsided contest before halftime with multiple touchdowns on offense and defense.

  • Mustangs Advance to Second Round of Playoffs

    Tuesday, November 9

    HUNTINGDON (November 5) — The Huntingdon Mustangs made short work of the Memphis Mitchell Tigers Friday in night’s opening round of the 2A TSSAA playoffs. In true Mustang fashion, their dominant running game and control of the clock led to the 56-24 victory.

  • West Carroll Dominates Booker T. Washington

    Tuesday, November 9

    In the first round of the Class 1A playoffs, West Carroll senior Xander Moon put up one of his best offensive performances of the year as he accounted for 364 yards of total offense to help the War Eagles advance.

  • McKenzie Has Busy Week

    Tuesday, November 9

    McKenzie’s Middle School Basketball teams went into November with a full schedule during the first week. On Monday, November 1, they traveled to West Carroll splitting two games with the Lady Rebels winning and the Rebels losing.  The next night, November 2, they were on the road again to Henry where they swept the Lady Pirates and Pirates.

  • Huntingdon Sweeps West Carroll

    Tuesday, November 9

    Huntingdon Middle School’s basketball teams remain hot as they swept all three games heading into November.  They traveled to Dresden on Monday, November 1 and won both games there by lopsided scores. The Fillies won 42-8 while the Mustangs posted a 70-16 win.  The next night, Tuesday, November 2, they hosted Lakewood and again posting lopsided wins. The Filles won 30-21 and the Mustangs won 64-10.

  • West Carroll Hosts Middle School All-Star Football Game

    Tuesday, November 9

    West Carroll hosted the Centennial Bank West Tennessee All-Star Game on Saturday, November 6. Nearly 80 players from middle schools all over West Tennessee were invited and participated in the contest.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, November 9

    Chloe Michelle Dickson, 21, of McKenzie to William Augustus Glass, 24, of McKenzie.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, November 9

    Theft — A theft of a valuable dog was reported to McKenzie Police on Monday morning, November 1, by Tyler Ruddy, a Linden Street resident. According to the report filed by Officer Dalton Raspberry, Ruddy advised he had fed and watered his dog the previous evening and left the residence around 7 p.m. and his dog was there when he left. When he got up, the dog was gone. The dog is known as a Treeing Walker Coonhound. He is brown, black, and white and goes by Max. The dog is valued at $10,000.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, November 9

    Jackie Bennett to James J. Streetman in District 11.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, November 9

    Theft — Kathie B. Mann, 50, of Memphis was cited for theft of property under $1,000 on Oct. 31.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, November 9

    Shoplifting — Kowasha Smith (age and address not provided) was cited for theft of property involving merchandise on Oct. 28 at Walmart in Huntingdon.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, November 9

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on November 3 and 4.

  • Calendar 11-9-21

    Tuesday, November 9

    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.

  • Auto Clinic

    Monday, November 8