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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 12-7-21

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In this issue

  • McKenzie Mistletoe Christmas Parade

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    McKenzie’s Annual Mistletoe Christmas Parade was Saturday, December 4, 4 p.m. in the historic area of McKenzie. The parade began at McKenzie Middle School and ended downtown.

  • Rebels Are State Runners-Up

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    CHATTANOOGA (December 3) — After sixteen weeks of football, the McKenzie Rebels have finished the season as TSSAA Division I Class 1A State Runner-Up.

  • Police Chase Ends on School Property

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Rodney Lee Ferguson, Jr., 28, of Parsons was charged with vandalism, felony evading, driving on a suspended license (fifth offense), reckless endangerment, and simple possession of schedule VI following a Nov. 24 police pursuit.

  • Bethel Graduates 427 in Winter Commencement

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    McKENZIE (December 4) — Bethel University hosted a traditional commencement ceremony with some COVID-19 safety protocols. A total of 427 persons graduated during the morning ceremonies at the Crisp Arena. Dr. Kimberly Martin, Vice-President-Vice President of Bethel’s College of Professional Studies was the featured speaker.

  • Commission Okays Voting Precincts

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    HUNTINGDON (November 30) — Carroll County Election Commission approved the geographic boundaries for the 15 voting precincts in the county. During the Tuesday, November 30 meeting, the commission established the boundaries, reviewed the redistricting of districts of the county commission, county school board and county highway commissioners as approved by the Carroll County Commissioner. Redistricting is required each 10 years to bring the districts within 10 percent variance of population of the districts.

  • Construction Begins on Atwood Highway Bypass

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    CARROLL COUNTY — After more than 20 years of the proposed construction work has begun, beginning with the razing of structures and removal of trees and other objects that are in the path of the U.S. 79/State Route 76 bypass around Atwood.

  • NFL Player Patrick Willis Gives Back to his Hometown

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    BRUCETON (December 2) — Patrick Willis has given back to his home community in many ways. The retired NFL player’s most recent effort was the funding for new exercise equipment in the Bruceton City Park. It is called the Fitness Zone.

  • Area Christmas Parades

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Clarksburg Clarksburg’s Christmas Parade is Thursday, December 9 at 7 p.m.

  • Huntingdon’s Main Street Christmas Returns

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Join the Town of Huntingdon on Saturday, December 11, 2021, for Main Street Christmas.

  • Pepsi Mid-America Donates to Rebels

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    McKENZIE (December 1) — The undefeated McKenzie Rebels football team received a generous gift of Gatorade and Gatorade branded towels prior to the state championship game.

  • The Refinery Hosts Ribbon-Cutting

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    McKENZIE (December 2) — The Refinery, formerly known as Flex Fitness, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new owners and added gym equipment.

  • Rebels Football 2021: All the Way to State

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

  • McKenzie Banner December 7, 2021

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

  • Huntingdon Sweeps Dresden, Loses Two to Gleason

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Huntingdon’s basketball teams visited Weakley County on back to back nights going to Dresden Friday, December 3 and to Gleason on Saturday afternoon December 4.

  • McKenzie Sweeps USJ, Huntingdon

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    The McKenzie High Lady Rebels and Rebels apparently didn’t eat too much turkey and dressing with the fixings at Thanksgiving or it just didn’t show as they swept USJ and Huntingdon on back to back nights last week. They hosted USJ on Monday, November 29 and traveled across Mayo Bottom to play Huntingdon on Tuesday, November 30.

  • McKenzie Splits with Gleason

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    McKenzie Middle School made the trip to Tater Town to close out their regular season against the Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs.

  • Weekly 150: Gordon Browning

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    During World War II, Gordon Browning initially served as deputy head of the Belgium-Luxembourg mission, which aimed to restore civilian government to these areas and aided in the Allied victory at the Battle of the Bulge in early 1945.

  • Recipes 12-7-21

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Banana Oatmeal Muffins 1/4 cup butter or margarine softened 1 egg beaten 1 cup rolled oats 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon allspice 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 medium bananas, chopped

  • Calendar 12-7-21

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    McKenzie Senior Citizens Events Thursday, December 9, Bingo at 12:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Building. Wednesday, December 15, Senior Day at the Park Theatre showing “Miracle on 34th Street. $5 for the movie, drink and popcorn.  Thursday, December 16, Craft Day at 2 p.m.. Bring a one pound bag of dried beans to the McKenzie Senior Citizens Building. Cost of class is $5. 

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Rachel Michelle Depriest, 26, of Huntingdon to Randy James Comeau, 32, of Huntingdaon.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    HUNTINGDON (December 1-2) — The following cases were heard on December 1 and 2 in Carroll County General Sessions Court.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Simple Possession/Casual Exchange — While on patrol early Saturday morning, December 4, Officer Darren Davis observed a silver SUV at City Park and made contact with the driver and a passenger, Sean Beasley, 21, of McKenzie. After explaining the reason for making contact, Davis did a status check on both persons and searched the vehicle with permission.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Domestic Assault — Jerry Lynn Coleman, 64, of 250 Hurt Street, Trezevant, was charged with domestic assault following a Nov. 26 incident at his residence.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Shoplifting — Tracy L. Longmire, 50, of Yuma was charged with theft under $10,000 and burglary other than habitation on November 24 at Walmart in Huntingdon.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    Phillip R. Marcy McKinney to Merchants Outlet Mall, LLC in District 22.

  • You Can Go Home Again

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    It was 34 degrees and dropping when we turned on to Bell Street; pretty cold for a guy who’d lived in the Sunshine State for the past 50 years. We parked just inside the chain link fence, behind the visitors’ bleachers, in what was deep leftfield when I played baseball here two eons and a light year ago.