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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 12-28-21

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  • Franklin Graham, Ricky Skaggs Serve Christmas Eve Meals in Mayfield

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Mayfield, Ky. — On Christmas Eve, Minister Franklin Graham, Bluegrass Legend Ricky Skaggs and Samaritan’s Purse staff members served roast turkey, baked ham, and all the trimmings in Mayfield for area tornado victims. Mayfield and Graves County took a direct hit from the deadly EF-4 tornado two weeks ago.

  • Children Receive Free Admission to Discovery Park

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    UNION CITY — Thanks to a partnership with Magnolia Place Assisted Living, children 17 and younger will receive free admission to Discovery Park of America in January 2022.

  • Gasoline Prices Fall Slightly, Higher Than Last Year

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    (December 27) — Tennessee gas prices fell 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.97/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices in Tennessee are 10.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 95.8 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

  • Candidates Can Pick Up Petitions to Seek Office in 2022

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    TENNESSEE — The 2022 election cycle has begun. On Monday, December 20, 2021, candidates began picking up petitions to seek office for certain offices.

  • West Carroll Special School District Beta Club, Beta Members Place in State Competition

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    ATWOOD (November 24) — The last few months National Beta members from West Carroll Elementary and West Carroll Junior Senior High School have worked to prepare their entries for Tennessee State Beta Convention. This past month, they were able to celebrate that hard work when announced as Top 5 winners of the following competitions:

  • Paris Landing State Park Closes Swimming Pool Indefinitely

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    NASHVILLE — Tennessee State Parks announced the swimming pool will not reopen. The swimming pool was closed in 2020 and 2021 due to complications related to COVID-19. Reopening the pool is unfeasible due to aging facilities, declining visitation pre-COVID 19 and high expenses. Tennessee State Parks has allocated $400,000 for the park to invest in new outdoor recreation activities. State parks officials encourage Tennesseans to voice their opinions on options for alternative, year-round outdoor recreational operations at the park.

  • McKenzie Spring Semester to Begin January 4

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    After their two-week holiday break, McKenzie students return to the classroom Tuesday, January 4.

  • Paris Police Department, Henry County Sheriff’s Office Collaborate for Arrest

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    PARIS (December 23) — The Paris Police Department and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office joined forces to arrest Bradley Green at 285 Whiskey Ridge in Paris, Tenn.

  • Three Arrested in Henry County Thefts

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    PARIS (December 20, 2021) — Three Henry County men were arrested and a fourth man is being sought in connections with recent thefts in the county, according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

  • HCMC Medical Student Kelsey Blundell Earns Second Place in National Competition

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    PARIS — Henry County Medical Center earned national recognition recently when one of its medical students took second place in the National Student Case Submission for the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI).

  • Maddox Receives International Recognition

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Mark Maddox, Weakley County Schools Director of Student Services, was honored at the Tennessee Educational Technology Conference with the Making IT Happen Award from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

  • Twelve Graduate from the Carroll County Leadership

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Twelve local business, civic and government leaders graduated from the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce 2021 Adult Leadership Class on November 17, 2021. Since its inception in 1990, 419 people have graduated from the Adult Leadership program.

  • Unemployment Rates Continue to Decrease in Area

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Local unemployment rates continue to fall for October and November compared to last year’s numbers.

  • 2021 Year in Review

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    January 5 Annexation Process Begins for Profile Metal McKENZIE (December 30) — In a special called meeting, the City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council met to begin the annexation process of annexing Profile Metal into the city limits. Following a recommendation from the McKenzie Regional Planning Commission, the council had to first adopt a resolution. Councilperson Jason R. Martin made the motion with the second from Councilperson Jesse Townes to adopt the resolution.

  • State Health Department Says 20,644 Tennesseans Have Died of COVID-19

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    NASHVILLE (December 23) — The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released year-end, reconciled COVID-19 data, process improvements and previewed 2022 operational priorities including the data indicating 20,644 have died from COVID in 2020 and 2021.

  • Dresden Seeks Volunteers, Monetary Donations Amid Tornado Recovery

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    DRESDEN — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently completed an assessment of tornado-related damage to structures in Dresden and other cities in Weakley County. In its assessment, FEMA determined there were 187 residential structures and 21 businesses damaged or destroyed as a result of the deadly December 10 tornado outbreak that traveled through parts of Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Kentucky and damaged several structures in Samburg, Tennessee, and Mayfield, Kentucky.

  • McKenzie Banner December 28, 2021

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

  • NTC - Moore

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

  • NTC - Jarrett

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

  • NTC - Duff

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

  • Huntingdon Splits with Gleason

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon played host to Gleason in their final contest Tuesday night, December 21 in their last contest before the Christmas break splitting games with the Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs.

  • Gleason Defeats Bruceton, Clarksburg

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Gleason’s teams had a big week playing three games against Big Sandy, Bruceton, and Clarksburg.

  • 2021 Sports Year in Review

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    January 5 Parents, School Teams, Officials Only At Ball Games NASHVILLE — Governor Bill Lee Executive issued Order No. 70, effective immediately and remaining in effect through January 19, 2021. Because of the significant increase in the incidence of COVID-19 infections in Tennessee, additional restrictions on who may attend interscholastic athletic practices and contests are in place.

  • McKenzie, Huntingdon Play in Christmas Basketball Tournaments

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    The McKenzie Rebels and Lady Rebels played in the neutral, non-conference Stewart County Christmas Classic Tournament in Dover Monday, December 27, and Tuesday, December 28. Monday, the Lady Rebels opened the tournament with a winning 63-50 score against the Clarksville High Wildcats at 10:30 a.m. The Rebels followed at noon against the West Creek Coyotes, with a final score of 36-60.

  • Millie Bryant, Lady Wildcats Enjoy Win Big Over Arkansas Baptist

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    McKENZIE — The Bethel Lady Wildcats wasted no time in beating visiting Arkansas Baptist in Crisp Arena. Moving to 133-22 all-time in the building, the Lady Cats jumped out to a big first quarter lead (27-9) and won 90-50. The win snapped a three-game losing streak and enabled Bethel to move to 5-4 on the season. The Buffaloes dropped to 0-15.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Simple Assault — Justin Quinn Barnhart, 33, of 71 Traywick Road, McKenzie was charged with simple assault following a November 14 incident at McKenzie residence.

  • Calendar 12-28-21

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Take Off Pounds Meets on Mondays The McKenzie Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Chapter meets Mondays at McKenzie Church of Christ gymnasium at 4 p.m.  Anyone interested can join. Visitors are welcome. The first meeting is free and membership is $32 per year plus nominal chapter fees, which will increase to $49 per year in January. For more information, contact Linda Lawrence at 731-352-7309, if no answer, leave message.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on December 22.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Michael Wayne Newbill, 60, of Huntingdon to Connie Jean White Raker, 51, of Huntingdon.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Domestic Assault — Christopher L. Christman, 37, Magnolia Avenue, McKenzie, and Tabitha Christman, 41, Magnolia Avenue, McKenzie were both charged with domestic assault after an altercation at their home on December 26.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    John Clayton Fuzzell to Penny Fuzzell.

  • Weekly 150: Billy O. Williams

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Literature and poetry may not be everyone’s cup of tea. But in Carroll County, most are familiar with the poetic musing of Billy O. Williams.

  • It is Time for An Alumni Association, Community Fund in McKenzie

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    The year 2022 is a great time to start a McKenzie High School Alumni Association, a Community Fund, and a Newcomers’ Welcome Initiative.

  • Shine Up Your Side Mirrors…

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    Dorothy Jean Swearingen passed away. The name won’t ring a bell with most of you. But this story might. If you let your mind cruise back down your own memory trail...

  • NWTN Carroll County Nutrition Coordinator

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021

  • Notice of Intent to Surface Mine - KT Clay

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021