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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 2-22-22

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  • Richard Adkisson

    Friday, February 25

    Richard Adkisson, the son of Louella Adkisson and Roger Bigham, was born and raised in Trezevant, Tennessee. Graduating as valedictorian from Trezevant High School in 1975, Adkisson knew he wanted to pursue a career involving mathematics. After consulting with his advisor, he set his eyes on civil engineering and never looked back.

  • Willie Huffman

    Friday, February 25

    Willie Huffman was born the youngest of six children to Ruben and Lennie Huffman in Henry. His first year of education was in the all-black school of Central High School in Paris. In second grade, …

  • Sam Tharpe

    Friday, February 25

    Although Sam Tharpe was born in Paris, Tennessee, in 1955, he has a close connection to Carroll County. His mother, Nellie Price Tharpe, was born in McLemoresville, and his great-grandfather, Levi …

  • Jimmie Sue Staten

    Friday, February 25

    Jimmie Sue Staten has a distinct memory of being around six years old, tagging along with her grandfather when he would go vote. She remembers she would always look up at him and ask, “When am I going to be able to pull that curtain?”

  • Natalie McCullough Porter

    Friday, February 25

    Before dedicating herself as Carroll County’s Register of Deeds, Natalie Porter was a young girl from McLemoresville. The youngest of five daughters, Natalie attended Trezevant High School and, later, received a degree in Business Administration from Austin Peay State University in 1987.

  • LaShonda Williams

    Friday, February 25

    LaShonda Williams from Trezevant, Tenn., is the daughter of late Army veteran Oscar Lee Williams. After graduating from West Carroll High School in 1998, LaShonda moved and found her first job in McKenzie. She followed her sister, Josephine Milam, and, though having “strong Wingo hearts,” they both fell in love with the city.

  • Wilma Pearson

    Friday, February 25

    Mrs. Wilma Pearson, “born and reared” in Henry, Tenn., holds preaching and helping others close to her heart. Over time, Mrs. Pearson has received the Knoxville Department Bronze Woman of the Year, the Appreciation Award, the third runner-up Queen of Elks, the Outstanding Award as Concerned Citizen, and the Woodmen of the World Hometown Hero award, among several others.

  • Alajah Gilbert

    Friday, February 25

    Alajah Gilbert, 16, is the president of McKenzie High School’s Minority Council, and she holds Black History Month close to her heart.

  • Celebrating Black History Month

    Wednesday, February 23

  • 2021 Sports Year In Review

    Tuesday, February 22

    November 30 Rebels Outlast Tide To Punch State Ticket A full house crowd, chilly football weather, and two great football teams equals a game for the ages that came down to the very last play.

  • County Audit Reveals Six Adverse Findings

    Tuesday, February 22

    NASHVILLE — The office of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury identified six adverse findings when it released the audit of the County of Carroll for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.

  • Weakley County Election Candidates

    Tuesday, February 22

    Chancellor27th Judicial DistrictWilliam M. Maloan (I)Circuit Court Judge27th Judicial DistrictJeffrey W. Parham (R)District Attorney General27th Judicial DistrictColin Johnson (I), Adam P. Nelson …

  • Henry County Election Candidates

    Tuesday, February 22

    MAY ELECTION Chancellor — 24th Judicial District Vicki H. Ainley (R)

  • 2021 Year In Review

    Tuesday, February 22

    May 18 Single-Engine Aircraft Crashes At Airport McKENZIE (May 15) — Authorities are investigating a single-engine plane crash near Carroll County Airport on Saturday around 4:45 p.m.

  • Miss McKenzie Pageants Are March 12

    Tuesday, February 22

    The annual Miss McKenzie Pageants are coming up on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at the McKenzie High School Auditorium. The pageant is a decades old tradition sponsored by the McKenzie Band Boosters featuring exciting changes for this year. The changes include adding two new age groups which means more opportunity to win a crown.

  • McKenzie Rotary, Moore Fund Donates To Project Help, United Neighbors

    Tuesday, February 22

    McKENZIE (February 15) — The trustees of the Fannie Baxter Moore Fund, a trust administered by the McKenzie Rotary Club, donated $1,000 to Project Help, a fund to assist customers of Carroll County Electric who find themselves unable to pay their utility bill. The trust fund also donated $1,300 to Carroll County United Neighbors, located in McKenzie.

  • Boot Scootin’ Bow Wow at the Barn

    Tuesday, February 22

    The Carroll County Humane Society is hosting the annual Bow Wow at the Barn on Saturday, March 5 at The Venue at Waddell Place in McKenzie, 6-11 p.m.

  • Bobby Gee’s Hosts Chamber Coffee

    Tuesday, February 22

    McKENZIE (February 21) — Bobby Gee’s Diner hosted the meet-and-greet coffee for the McKenzie Chamber of Commerce on Monday, February 21. Cindy and Bobby Gaylord own Bobby Gee’s, located at 131 South Main. The diner is known for its 50s and 60s theme, including photos of old cars and other memorabilia. The diner hosts drive-in events for classic cars.

  • Representative Tandy Darby to Speak in County

    Tuesday, February 22

    State Representative Tandy Darby (R-Greenfield) is the featured speaker at ‘Capitol Talk” hosted by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce.

  • McKenzie School Board Meets March 1

    Tuesday, February 22

    The McKenzie School Board of Education meets Tuesday, March 1, 5:30 p.m. at the Bell Street central office.

  • Region Tournaments Start This Week

    Tuesday, February 22

    Region 6-A Girls – Friday, February 25 McKenzie hosts Clarksburg West Carroll hosts McEwen Perry County hosts Big Sandy Houston Co. hosts Frank Hughes

  • TSSAA Changes Football Schedules

    Tuesday, February 22

    Football fans will see a change in high school football schedules in 2022 and possibly in the future after the TSSAA Board of Control unanimously passed a new rule in which TSSAA staff will assign a Thursday night game to all schools in 2022.

  • Area District Tournament Roundup

    Tuesday, February 22

    District 12A Tournament at Perry County The District 12A Tournament got underway Saturday, Feb. 12 with a pair of play-in games. Frank Hughes defeated Bruceton 50-46 in girl’s action. Clarksburg won the boys’ play-in game defeating Bruceton 72-64.

  • University of Tennessee Extension Service To Offer Master Beef Class

    Tuesday, February 22

    The University of Tennessee Extension Service- Carroll County is offering the Master Beef Course for 2022 on Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 26, 2022. The March 5 class is at the Exhibit Building at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. Registration is 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

  • McKenzie Youth Baseball Jamboree is April 10

    Tuesday, February 22

    McKENZIE — McKenzie Youth Baseball kicks off its 2022 season on Sunday, April 10, 1 p.m. at McKenzie Park on Como Street.

  • Lonestar Performs to Sold-Out Audience at The Dixie

    Tuesday, February 22

    HUNTINGDON (February 19) — The 16th season of The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center is truly ‘sweet 16.” The talented artists continue to fill the Hal Holbrook Theater with …

  • May, August Elections Candidates Set

    Tuesday, February 22

    By Joel Washburnwashburn@mckenziebanner.comHUNTINGDON (Updated February 17) — The February 17 noon deadline has passed for the 2022 elections for the local political offices, including county …

  • Construction on Atwood, Trezevant Bypass Continues

    Tuesday, February 22

    ATWOOD (February 20) — Development of the roadbed for the U.S. 79 (SR 76) highway bypassing both Trezevant and Atwood continues. After more than 20 years of the proposed construction work has …

  • McKenzie Banner February 22, 2022

    Tuesday, February 22

  • Recipes 2-22-22

    Tuesday, February 22

    Jambalaya 2 tablespoons peanut oil, divided 1 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning 10 oz. Andouille sausage, sliced into rounds

  • West Carroll, Bruceton Win in District Finals

    Tuesday, February 22

    For the Bruceton and West Carroll folks who made the trip to Perry County High School Saturday night, it was worth the trip. Bruceton was in action against Frank Hughes in the consolation game while West Carroll played the host team Perry County for the men’s district championship.

  • Fillies Win, Mustangs Eliminated

    Tuesday, February 22

    Fillies 74, Milan 21 Huntingdon’s Fillies open district tournament play Monday, February 14 hosting Milan in a play-in game. The Fillies got off to a hot start leading 19-3 at the end of the first period and blew it open wider with a 25-point second period to post a 44-11 halftime lead.

  • McKenzie Wins District 11A Championships

    Tuesday, February 22

    McEWEN — McKenzie’s Lady Rebels and Rebels went back in action last Friday, February 18, each playing for District Championships against Houston County at McEwen High School.

  • McKenzie Sweeps Big Sandy

    Tuesday, February 22

    McKenzie’s teams opened district tournament action Tuesday, Feb. 15 with a doubleheader against Big Sandy. McKenzie beat Big Sandy in both of their regular season meetings.

  • Calendar 2-22-22

    Tuesday, February 22

    Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast The Gleason Rotary Club is having a pancake breakfast on Saturday, February 26, from 6:30 until 9:30 am, at Simply Southern Café, 553 E Union St in Gleason.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, February 22

    License Violation — Brian Andrew Scott, 32, of 7312 Highway 104, Lavinia, was charged with driving on a revoked license (third offense) during a Feb. 12 traffic stop in Atwood.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, February 22

    Aggravated Assault — Dion Antrell Teague, 38, homeless in McKenzie, was charged with aggravated assault on February 16 after he entered the lawn of a Oak Street resident and reportedly struck the occupant in the head with an object.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Court Report

    Tuesday, February 22

    HUNTINGDON (February 16) — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court and resulted in the following disposition.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, February 22

    Charles W. Townes to S & J Landworks, LLC in District 11.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, February 22

    •Colby Garrett Swafford, 22, of McKenzie to Amiracle Corlea Gardner, 18, of McKenzie.

  • District Tournament Results Thru 2/20/2022

    Tuesday, February 22

    District 12AA Boys and Girls 2/14 #4 Huntingdon Fillies – 74, #5 Milan – 21 2/15 #4 Union City – 50, Huntingdon Mustangs – 46

  • Weekly 150: The Carroll County Neighbors, Part VII

    Tuesday, February 22

    Trezevant Trezevant was founded in the year 1857. A large camp was located there to build the Louisville and Nashville railroad which was not completed until 1859.

  • Making Up For Lost Time

    Tuesday, February 22

    I used to sit by the telephone waiting for it to ring. Mostly to no avail. Apparently, no one in our house was very popular.

  • Call of Election

    Monday, February 21