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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 3-1-22

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In this issue

  • McKenzie Youth In Memphis Trauma Center After Wreck

    Tuesday, March 1

    McKENZIE (February 27) — A McKenzie youth is in Regional Medical Center at Memphis after a single vehicle accident on Sunday just minutes into the morning.

  • ‘Paper Ballot’ Voting Machines Proposed

    Tuesday, March 1

    HUNTINGDON (February 24) — Carroll County Election Commission’s voting machines were implemented in the county in 2005 and the manufacturer no longer manufactures new parts of the eslate machines. Hart InterCivic representatives said the county’s machines are ‘long in the tooth’ and are serviceable with available parts salvaged from other machines. The State of Tennessee is pushing for the use of paper ballots in every county in Tennessee to assure more verifiable trail for vote integrity.

  • Election Commission Prepares for May Primary

    Tuesday, March 1

    HUNTINGDON (February 22) — The candidates have qualified for the May 3 party primary and the August general elections.

  • Bethel, Eastside FCE February Meeting

    Tuesday, March 1

    The Bethel/Eastside FCE met in the lovely home of Pennye and Mary Mays for their February meeting. The president, Gail Eubanks called the meeting to order. The thought for the day was, “Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.” The devotion was given by Mary Mays using The Fullness in Christ, quoting from

  • Region Basketball Tournament Results

    Tuesday, March 1

    Region 6-A Tournament Girls Friday, February 25

  • State to Conduct Job Interviews For New Lodge at Paris Landing

    Tuesday, March 1

    BUCHANAN — Tennessee State Parks will conduct job interviews for the new lodge and restaurant at Paris Landing State Park on Friday, March 4 and Friday, March 11, with each day’s hiring 9 a.m-6 p.m.

  • 2020 Census Population

    Tuesday, March 1

    Carroll County 28,400

  • Kustoff Announces March Mobile Office Hours

    Tuesday, March 1

    WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08), announced mobile office hours for the month of March. Mobile office hours are Tuesday, March 1, and Thursday, March 3.

  • New Program Connects Weakley County Students to TCAT Options

    Tuesday, March 1

    Nearly 50 students from Weakley County Schools now have a better understanding of career options after high school thanks to the Weakley County Transition School to Work Program’s recent tours of Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) in McKenzie.

  • Electric Department Signs Letter of Intent With Solar Company

    Tuesday, March 1

    HUNTINGDON (February 24) — A letter of intent was approved to enter into a contract with a division of Silicon Ranch to construct a 6.25-megawatt solar array (farm) in Trezevant. The Board of Directors of the Carroll County Electric Department provided the letter as one of the early steps in the development of the solar farm.

  • Huntingdon Industrial Development Board Receives $175,000 Grant

    Tuesday, March 1

    The Delta Regional Authority announced the Huntingdon Industrial Development Board will receive a grant of $175,000 to construct two stormwater basins to accommodate additional roadwork and parking at the new Hydro-Gear factory at the Huntingdon Industrial Park South. Hydro-Gear is investing an additional capital investment of $7 million.

  • County Taxpayers Beat Deadline

    Tuesday, March 1

    Anthony Boyd of Leach Road, Huntingdon pays his taxes to Paula Bolen, trustee of Carroll County on February 28, the final day to pay the annual property taxes without penalty or interest.

  • New RV Park Fees Approved at Carroll County 1000-Acre Lake

    Tuesday, March 1

    HUNTINGDON (February 22) — Camping at the Carroll County 1000-Acre Recreation Lake is more expensive following action of the commissioners on February 24 at Huntingdon City Hall.

  • Bethel Students Work NBA All-Star Weekend

    Tuesday, March 1

    Bethel University’s Sports Management program has been busy lately sending students to the Super Bowl and more recently the NBA All-Star Weekend. They had an opportunity to work hospitality around some of the great players in NBA history. Antonio Costas, Jeffrey Lee, and Matt Ellis commented on their recent experiences.

  • Henry County River Jam to Showcase Top Talent

    Tuesday, March 1

    PARIS — Big & Rich, The Marshall Tucker Band, Darryl Worley, and The Kentucky Headhunters are the headline acts for the Tennessee River Jam set for June 16-19 in Henry County, Tenn.

  • Lady War Eagles Eliminated, War Eagles, Fillies Advance

    Tuesday, March 1

    Class A region girls’ action got underway last week with three Carroll County teams in action. Huntingdon’s Fillies, McKenzie’s Lady Rebels and West Carroll’s Lady War Eagles.

  • Lady Rebels, Rebels Advance in Region 6A Tournament

    Tuesday, March 1

    Both McKenzie teams went into regional tournament play last week seeded first after winning district championships.

  • Wildcats Sweep Four Game Series with UPIKE

    Tuesday, March 1

    McKENZIE — The Bethel Wildcats completed a four-game sweep of the UPIKE Bears with two wins Sunday at the Khalden Complex in McKenzie. Bethel won Saturday’s games 4-3 and 9-4.

  • Bethel Bass Cats Duo Win Chance to Compete for National Championship

    Tuesday, March 1

    DAYTON, Tennessee — The team of Hunter Fillmore and Dylan Fogarty from Bethel University came into Day 2 of the Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI Open on Lake Chickamauga with a pretty decent lead and they left it with a huge margin of victory.

  • Calendar 3-1-22

    Tuesday, March 1

    West Carroll School Board to Meet March 3 West Carroll Special School District Board of Education Meeting is March 3, 2022, 6 p.m. at West Carroll Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, March 1

    Public Intoxication — William Grant Lawton of Camden was charged with public intoxication on February 13 in Huntingdon.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, March 1

    Domestic Assault — McKenzie Police responded to a Paris Street residence in reference to a 911 call early Thursday morning, February 24. Mr. Benjamin Elohim advised his wife was attempting to assault him during the course of an argument.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, March 1

    Jennifer Renee Barker, 37, of Camden to Benjamin Daniel Abbott, 46, of Huntingdon.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, March 1

    Vehicle Theft, Vandalism — A stolen vehicle was recently found near Bruceton.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, March 1

    Sibyl Lorraine Hickerson to Dakota and Kelly Sumrock.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, March 1

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on February 23 and 24.

  • Weekly 150: What’s the End Game?

    Tuesday, March 1

    Rarely do I like to pull out my political soapbox and preach about the wrongs of the world. But, in light of what is taking place in Eastern Europe between Russia and Ukraine, I can’t help but reply to the talking heads with a simple facepalm.

  • We All Need A Bite Of Manna At Times

    Tuesday, March 1

    The first thing I noticed was the short pants. They didn’t quite get down to his ankles. When we were in high school we would derisively refer to them as “high waters.” With age, I have become less “derisive” about anybody, place or thing.

  • Recipes 3-1-22

    Monday, February 28

    Four Layer Dessert 1 cup flour 1 stick butter 1/2 cup pecans 1 large pkg cream cheese 1 cup powdered sugar Cool whip 2 pkgs instant pudding mix 2 3/4 cup milk