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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 3-15-22

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In this issue

  • Lady Rebels Make History with State Championship

    Wednesday, March 16

    MURFREESBORO (March 12)— The McKenzie Lady Rebels have made team history with their first state championship. The Lady Rebels defeated the Wayne County Lady Wildcats 46-42.

  • Missing 13-Year-Old Located Near Obion River Swamp

    Tuesday, March 15

    BRUCETON — A 13-year old Bruceton boy was located on Tuesday, March 8 after a formal search involving 35 people from various agencies. Dylan Blake Freemster-Holloman was found .49-mile off the road near a swamp. He was weak and tired from not eating and was airlifted to Vanderbilt hospital for observation.

  • Governor’s School Funding Plan Boosts Special School Funding, Cuts County

    Tuesday, March 15

    NASHVILLE (February 24) — The much touted Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement (TISA) funding plan, proposed by Governor Bill Lee, would provide substantially more funding for the five special school districts in Carroll County while almost zeroing the funding for the Carroll County School System. The county system, which operates the buses and high school technology center in Huntingdon, would lose millions of dollars in annual funding should the plan be approved by the Tennessee General Assembly.

  • McKenzie Lady Rebels Honored by Pepsi Mid-America

    Tuesday, March 15

    McKENZIE (March 8) — The McKenzie Lady Rebels basketball team received a generous gift of Gatorade and Gatorade branded towels prior to the state championship games in Murfreesboro.

  • Filtz to Participate in WestStar Leadership

    Tuesday, March 15

    MARTIN — Dr. Joshua Filtz, owner and founder of Magnolia Mercantile Co., is participating in the University of Tennessee at Martin’s WestStar Leadership Program Class of 2022.

  • Averitt Honors Jackson-Area Associate for 35 Years of Service

    Tuesday, March 15

    JACKSON — Averitt Express recently honored associate Mark Wilson of Trezevant for 35 years of service.

  • Tri-County Unemployment Figures Increase

    Tuesday, March 15

    NASHVILLE — The Tri-County unemployment figures for January show an increase over the figures for December 2021.

  • McKenzie Chamber to Host Easter Egg Drop

    Tuesday, March 15

    McKENZIE — McKenzie Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting an Easter Egg Drop on Saturday, April 9 at McKenzie City Park, Como Street, McKenzie.

  • The Dixie Premieres Designing Women Curated Market

    Tuesday, March 15

    HUNTINGDON — The Dixie announces the launch of the Designing Women Curated Market, which highlights female-owned businesses across the state of Tennessee, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19. The Designing Women Curated Market was birthed from the influence of Dixie Carter in her female-empowered role in the popular television show “Designing Women.”

  • Inglenook Book Club March Meeting

    Tuesday, March 15

    The Inglenook Book Club met on March 9 at Lakeside Senior Living Center in McKenzie. The mask mandate has been lifted, but temperatures were still taken upon entering the facility. The hostesses were Geneva Johnson and Shirley Martin. The tables were decorated in St. Patrick’s Day green and gold, along with delicious peach cobbler, ice cream, and mint candies with peanut treats.

  • McKenzie Banner March 15, 2022

    Tuesday, March 15

  • McKenzie Plays In Milan Lions Club Sight Bowl

    Tuesday, March 15

    MILAN — The McKenzie Rebels wrapped up spring practice traveling to Milan on Wednesday, March 9 for their annual spring Lions Club Sight Bowl. Both teams had smaller groups of players participating due to having other players involved in basketball.

  • Two Gleason Seniors to Serve as Managers of Bethel Basketball

    Tuesday, March 15

    Two Gleason seniors signed contracts with Bethel University to serve as managers of the Bethel Wildcats’ basketball team. Coach Jeff Britt recruited the young men and said he was pleased to welcome them to the Wildcats’ program.

  • Lady Cats Advance to NAIA Sweet 16

    Tuesday, March 15

    OMAHA, Nebraska — The Bethel Lady Wildcats knew they would be taking a bus trip again Sunday, March 13, after their Saturday March 12 game against Dakota Wesleyan in the 41st Annual Women’s Basketball National Championship Opening Round in Omaha.

  • War Eagles, Rebels Headed To State

    Tuesday, March 15

    Right on the heels of McKenzie’s Lady Rebels winning the state championship and Gleason making it to the semifinals, two local boy’s teams are going to the boy’s state tournament. McKenzie and West Carroll will make the trip to Murfreesboro this week to compete at the state tournament. The War Eagles are making a repeat trip having made it to state last year and the Rebels were there four years ago.

  • Weekly 150: 1960, 1963 Rebelettes

    Tuesday, March 15

    Let me put this out there first thing, I am not a local sports aficionado. I have a love for sports, but my historical mind does not have a filing cabinet dedicated to local sports history. For anything before 2000 that happened in Carroll County sports, I have to rely on our archives or the word of someone that is a self-proclaimed expert in all things sports.

  • Rebels Punch Ticket To State

    Tuesday, March 15

    McKENZIE (March 7) — The Rebels hosted the Richland Raiders on Monday, March 7 in sub-state action to advance to the State Tournament in Murfreesboro in two weeks.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, March 15

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on March 9 and 10.

  • If We Only Had A Bigger Attic...

    Tuesday, March 15

    I’ve got to find a new way to get rid of my junk. EBay didn’t work. Oh, I sold an old putter that was just taking up space on their website within a couple of days. That part was easy. And Cathy was thrilled she didn’t have to dust around it anymore.

  • A Reader’s Opinion on Broken Medical System

    Tuesday, March 15

    Those who know me would be justified in expecting me to go into great detail regarding the Ukraine situation. Truth be told, I simply have no words to express the pain and grief I am experiencing over what I see take place hour by hour. I ask God daily to forgive me for my lack of faith when I ask “why?” I have to keep reminding myself God is in control.

  • Calendar 3-15-22

    Tuesday, March 15

    Free Pet Vaccines Carroll County Humane Society is hosting free pet vaccine event March 19. The event is Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its headquarters at 21822 Highway 22, McKenzie.  As the puppy season approaches, it is time to limit the exposure to contagious and deadly disease parvovirus and distemper. For more information, email cchstn@gmail.com or phone 731-352-9850. 

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, March 15

    Domestic Assault — The McKenzie Police Department received a call from a Newsome Street residence on Tuesday evening, March 8 regarding a possible domestic assault in progress. The caller stated that a female was being pinned down by a male subject and unable to get up.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, March 15

    Drug Possession — Tiwon Scates, 24, of 15 Simmons Lane, Atwood, was cited for simple possession of marijuana on March 10.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, March 15

    Michael Connell to Michael and Mark Connell in District 6.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, March 15

    Drug Possession — Stacey L. Eubanks, 34, of Lexington was cited for simple possession of schedule VI (marijuana) on Feb. 28 in Huntingdon.

  • Recipes 3-15-22

    Tuesday, March 15

    Irish Flag Spinach Salad Recipe 2 oranges cut into slices  1 pear, thinly sliced 1/2 cup feta cheese 1/4 cup roasted, chopped pistachios 1/4 cup fresh, chopped basil 4 heaping handfuls of spinach

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, March 15

    John David Hatch II, 47, Wildersville to Robbie Ann Moffitt Maness, 38, of Lexington.

  • Lady Rebels Continue State Run Defeating Lady Bulldogs

    Friday, March 11

    MURFREESBORO (March 11) — On Friday evening, the #1 ranked McKenzie Lady Rebels and the #14 ranked Gleason Lady Bulldogs squared off in a winner-takes-all battle to play for the BlueCross Girls’ State Basketball Championship.

  • Lady Bulldogs, Lady Rebels Advance to Semifinals

    Thursday, March 10

    MURFREESBORO (March 10) — The Gleason Lady Bulldogs and the McKenzie Lady Rebels picked up opening round wins in the TSSAA BlueCross State Championship Tournament on Thursday. The McKenzie 58-44 victory over North Greene, was the Lady Rebels’ first championship series win since the early 1960s. As for the Lady Bulldogs’ 55-39 win over Clay County, this was their first victory and appearance in 15 years since their 2007 State Championship under Coach Randy Frazier.