Welcome to our new web site!

To give our readers a chance to experience all that our new website has to offer, we have made all content freely avaiable, through October 1, 2018.

During this time, print and digital subscribers will not need to log in to view our stories or e-editions.

McKenzie Banner Classifieds 3-14-23


Having trouble viewing this document? Click here to download the PDF.

In this issue

  • Youth Leadership Completes 2022-2023 Sessions

    Tuesday, March 14

    In 1999, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce began sponsoring the Youth Leadership Carroll County (YLCC) program. Since that time, more than 570 students have graduated from YLCC. The classes are comprised of class members from each Carroll County high school. The program is made up of four sessions, two in the fall and two in the winter.

  • December Winter Weather Receives Federal Disaster Recognition

    Tuesday, March 14

    NASHVILLE — Eleven Tennessee counties will receive federal recovery assistance under a Major Disaster Declaration in place today as a result of the severe winter weather that impacted the state on December 22-27, 2022.

  • Tennessee River Jam Headliners Announced

    Tuesday, March 14

    The Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with multiple partners for the annual Tennessee River Jam. The four day music festival starts Thursday, June 1 and runs through Sunday, June 4 in Paris and Henry County.

  • Carroll County Democratic Party to Hold Reorganization Convention

    Tuesday, March 14

    HUNTINGDON (March 4) — The Carroll County Democratic Party will hold a Reorganization Convention to elect new leaders on Tuesday March 21, 2023. The meeting will take place at the Municipal Building located at 1274 Lexington Street, Huntingdon, Tenn. Doors will open for registration and credentials at 6 p.m. Convention starts at 7 p.m. and doors closed at 7 p.m.

  • Inglenook Book Club March Meeting

    Tuesday, March 14

    The Inglenook Book Club met on March 8 at the Lakeside Senior Living Community in McKenzie with 22 members attending. President Carolyn Moore called the meeting to order and thanked hostesses Jean McKinnie and Genia Sherwood for the delicious cake, mixed nuts, chocolates and assorted beverages. The Pledge of Allegiance, Club Aim and Club Motto were recited and March birthdays were recognized for Jean McKinnie, Suzanne Howell and Genia Sherwood.

  • Representative Darby Speaker for Capitol Talk

    Tuesday, March 14

    HUNTINGDON (March 10) — State Representative Tandy Darby spoke at the Carroll County Civic Center Friday morning. Darby stated the state house had over 1,500 bills at the start of the session. They have currently passed 95 that have come before them.

  • Bethel University Students, Employees Volunteer in Belize

    Tuesday, March 14

    McKENZIE — A team of 25 students from Bethel University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program, along with four Bethel employees, recently returned from a week-long medical mission trip in Belize.

  • Bank of Gleason Honors Martha Arnold

    Tuesday, March 14

    The Bank of Gleason honored Martha Arnold for 50 years of service with an Open House on Friday, March 10. Friends and family members filtered in all day to congratulate Arnold and enjoy cake and punch. “Over all these years, it’s the people that have made all the difference. I’ve come to cherish each and every one of them,” said Arnold.

  • Unemployment in Tri-County Increases Slightly

    Tuesday, March 14

    NASHVILLE — The percentage of unemployed persons increased slightly in the tri-county area of Carroll, Henry, and Weakley counties. Unemployment is near historic lows in the area, however, for the month of January 2023, the percentages increased while the state’s rate moved up to 3.5 percent from 2.9 percent from December 2022 to January 2023. Carroll County recorded a rate of unemployment at 4.6 percent in January compared to 3.5 percent one month earlier and 4.2 one year earlier. From a labor force of 11,094 were employed from a labor force of 11,629, leaving 535 unemployed.

  • RaeKar Expands to Carroll County

    Tuesday, March 14

    RaeKar is a family-owned business based in Wayne County.

  • McKenzie Students Tour Cachengo

    Tuesday, March 14

    McKENZIE (March 7) — Twenty-five McKenzie High School students were allowed to tour the Cachengo facility at the former hospital building in McKenzie. The students were invited to the facility by Cachengo CEO, Ash Young. Members of the Young family and technicians of Cachengo explained the technology company’s mission of providing high-end data storage systems to meet global demands for Edge Computing, Machine Learning (ML), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) by replacing the over-use of single, large CPUs with several smaller ones, embedded in each drive to perform localized computing where the data actually sits.

  • Kimberly Martin, Vicki Snyder Named Among Most Influential Women

    Tuesday, March 14

    JACKSON — Linda Rizzuto, president of Jackson Area Business and Professional Women, has announced the winners of Sterling Awards 2023: 20 Most Influential Women in West Tennessee, the Outstanding Woman Military Veteran and the Sue Shelton White Award.

  • McKenzie to Change Grading Scale, Adds Cross Country

    Tuesday, March 14

    McKENZIE (March 7) — During the Tuesday evening meeting of the McKenzie Special School District Board of Education board members agreed to add cross country to McKenzie High School’s slate of athletic programs. Faculty member Beth Mathis will serve as the coach.

  • McKenzie Council Makes Two Appointments

    Tuesday, March 14

    McKENZIE (March 9) — The City of McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council met Thursday evening with a light agenda. Two individuals from McKenzie were appointed at the recommendation of Mayor Ryan Griffin to the planning commission and housing authority. A.J. Maxwell was appointed to the McKenzie Regional Planning Commission and Karen Fowler was appointed to the housing authority.

  • Dresden Man Dies in Boating Accident

    Tuesday, March 14

    HENRY COUNTY — A boating accident happened on the West Sandy portion of Kentucky Lake in Henry County at approximately 5 p.m. on Friday, March 10. The boating incident resulted in one fatality of a 39-year-old man.

  • Rebels Headed Back to State

    Tuesday, March 14

    McKENZIE (March 13) — After defeating the Moore County Raiders 55-36 on Monday, March 6 in the Sectionals, the McKenzie Rebels are en route to the Glass House - the Murphy Center on the campus of MTSU.

  • Kylie Reynolds is A Miss Basketball Finalist 2022-23

    Tuesday, March 14

    MURFREESBORO (March 13) — Kylie Reynolds of McKenzie is one of two finalists for the Class 1A, Division I Miss Basketball 2022-23. She has committed to play collegiate ball at Bethel University. Kylie and her sister, Mikaela are both starters for the Lady Rebels and helped the team earn the Class 1A basketball championship in Murfreesboro in March 2022 and 2023. She averaged 16.6 points per game during her 2022-23 season. Kylie is the daughter of Stephanie McClerkin and the late Roscoe McClerkin.

  • Lady Rebels Earn Back-to-Back State Championships

    Tuesday, March 14

    MURFREESBORO (March 11) — The McKenzie Lady Rebels defended their state title by defeating the Wayne County Lady Wildcats 71-54. The Lady Rebels took a quick lead in the first quarter and added onto that throughout the night.

  • McKenzie Banner March 14, 2023

    Tuesday, March 14

  • Recipes 3-14-23

    Tuesday, March 14

    Cranberry Crunch 1 cup uncooked rolled oats 1/2 cup flour 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter Can cranberry sauce (jellied or whole)

  • Calendar 3-14-23

    Tuesday, March 14

    NWTN Economic Development Council Board of Directors Meeting March 17 The Board of Directors of Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council is meeting Friday, March 17, 10 a.m., in the conference room of the McKenzie Central Office, 938-C Walnut Avenue West, McKenzie. This meeting is also provided virtually via Zoom.

  • Local Sports Schedule

    Tuesday, March 14

    Tuesday, March 14 McKenzie Baseball at South Gibson 4:30 p.m. CP Classic McKenzie Softball at Clarksburg 5 p.m.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, March 14

    HUNTINGDON (March 8) — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on March 8.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, March 14

    DUI — Zhiquae Timon Baker, 27, Old McKenzie Road, McKenzie, was charged with DUI -First Offense after his vehicle struck a utility pole on White Street in McKenzie.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Department Reports

    Tuesday, March 14

    Driving on Revoked — Mitchell Gene Clark, 34, of McKenzie was issued a citation for Driving on Revoked for DUI #1.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, March 14

    Ashley T. Cook to Mandy Cook.

  • Weekly 150: Pat Head Summitt

    Tuesday, March 14

    One of the most distinguished and memorable females in Tennessee history has to be Pat Summitt. From her stare that sends chills down your spine to her eight national championships coaching the Lady Vols basketball team, Summitt was the epitome of class on and off the court. The legendary status of a coach is upheld by her list of accolades which include membership in the Basketball Hall of Fame, coach of the year, coach of the century, winningest coach, mentor and philanthropist.

  • It Wasn’t All Peaches And Cream

    Tuesday, March 14

    People hear a couple of my stories and immediately say, “You must have had the most wonderful childhood.” And they are absolutely correct. I grew up at a wonderful time, in a wonderful place, with a wonderful family...surrounded by astonishingly wonderful friends.

  • Missing Huntingdon Teen Found Safe

    Thursday, March 9

    HUNTINGDON (March 10, 2023) -- Update from Carroll County Sheriff’s Office: Jessinique "Jessi" Ross has been found and is safe. On behalf of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office we appreciate everyone's assistance.

  • Rebels Rout Raiders, Head to State

    Tuesday, March 7

    McKENZIE (March 6) — The McKenzie Rebels are headed back to state after they punched their ticket with a 55-36 victory over the Moore County Raiders. The Rebels started the game off with a ten-point lead and added to that throughout the night.