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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 3-22-22

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In this issue

  • Cumberland Presbyterian Pipe Organ Rededicated

    Tuesday, March 22

    McKENZIE (March 16) — The historic pipe organ at the McKenzie First Cumberland Presbyterian Church was rededicated during a concert on Wednesday, March 16.

  • Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Seven High School Seniors

    Tuesday, March 22

    CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. — Seven high school seniors from Carroll County were recognized by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce for their academic excellence by scoring a 29 or better on the national ACT test.

  • County Retires Two Long-Term Debts

    Tuesday, March 22

    HUNTINGDON (March 14) — Two of three long-term debts in the county’s General Fund will be retired, following action of the Carroll County Commission on Monday, March 14.

  • Cachengo Group Purchases Former McKenzie Hospital

    Tuesday, March 22

    McKENZIE (March 21) — Cachengo, a manufacturer and software provider for high-tech gear, purchased the former McKenzie hospital on Monday, March 21 from the McKenzie Industrial Board (IDB). Monica Heath, IDB Executive Director, Gary Simmons, IDB Chairman, and Keith Priestley, Secretary of the IDB signed the necessary documents to transfer the ownership to Cachengo. Kent Jones served as the attorney for both buyer and seller.

  • Emergency Dispatchers Honored

    Tuesday, March 22

    Two Carroll County dispatchers working E911 were honored for their service during the March meeting of the Carroll County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors.

  • McKenzie Infrastructure to Undergo Upgrades

    Tuesday, March 22

    McKENZIE (March 15) — During the March meeting of the McKenzie Board of Mayor and Council, city officials and department heads discussed current and future expenses to the city’s infrastructure.

  • Huntingdon Schools Approves New HMS Playground

    Tuesday, March 22

    HUNTINGDON (March 17) — The purchase of new playground equipment for the Huntingdon Middle School was approved by the Board of Education on Thursday, March 17.

  • Ricky Sawyers Retires from McKenzie Police Department

    Tuesday, March 22

    McKENZIE (March 17) — “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life,” said Richard Sawyers as he retired from his full-time position as assistant chief of the McKenzie Police Department. The quote by Confucius is apropos to Sawyers’ career in law enforcement. That is the quote you used for his career.

  • STATE 2022: Basketball

    Tuesday, March 22

  • McKenzie Banner March 22, 2022

    Tuesday, March 22

  • Auto Clinic

    Tuesday, March 22

  • Rebel Soccer Blanks Huntingdon in Opener

    Tuesday, March 22

    HUNTINGDON — McKenzie Rebels Soccer started their ’22 season on Tuesday, March 15 against the Mustangs who are in their first season of soccer play at the school. Will Essary had three saves as goalie while Jesse Calderon scored 2 goals and Hickman Guillermo had one goal. Camden Allison recorded an assist.

  • Lady Rebel Softball Season Underway

    Tuesday, March 22

    McKenzie’s Lady Rebel Softball got their ’22 season underway at home on Monday, March 14 playing host to Westview’s Lady Chargers.

  • 2022 Mr., Miss Basketball Award Winners Announced

    Tuesday, March 22

    MURFREESBORO (March 14) — The top girls and boys basketball players in six classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association were honored by being named the winners of the 2022 Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards. The awards presentation took place on the floor of Murphy Center on the campus of MTSU on Monday, March 14 at 5 p.m.

  • McKenzie Rebels Honored By Pepsi Mid-America

    Tuesday, March 22

    Pepsi Representatives Steve Berryman and Ricky Price made donations to the McKenzie Rebel basketball team in honor of their trip to the State Tournament on Tuesday, March 15.

  • Bethel’s Millie Bryant Named NAIA Honorable Mention All-American

    Tuesday, March 22

    ATLANTA (March 21, 2022) — The WBCA presents the Player of the Year award annually to the top player in five of the six WBCA membership divisions (NCAA Divisions II, and III, NAIA, two-year college and high school). The Player of the Year and the 10-member Coaches’ All-America team in each division are selected by a committee of WBCA member coaches in that division. The Wade Trophy is presented to the best player in NCAA Division I.

  • Rebel Baseball Opens With 2-1 Record

    Tuesday, March 22

    GIBSON COUNTY — The Rebels played two games in the CP Classic on Tuesday, March 15 against Martin Westview and Gibson County.

  • Tennessee High School Football Schedule Changes for 2022

    Tuesday, March 22

    NASHVILLE — It was announced earlier this year that schedule changes would be coming to the high school football schedules starting this fall due to a shortage of football officials across the state.

  • The Macedonia FCE Met Thursday, March 3

    Tuesday, March 22

    The Macedonia FCE met Thursday, March 3 at the home of Martha Peters. Martha Peters had the devotional, “A testimony from Brenda Gant” about growing up in a loving environment. Memories of Bible School, cookies, milk, and other childhood memories . So many things we remember doing at a young age.

  • Recipes 3-22-22

    Tuesday, March 22

    Orange Slice Cake 1 cup butter 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon soda, dissolved in milk 1 pound dates, chopped fine 1 pound orange slices, cut fine 2 cup sugar 4 eggs 3 1/2 cup flour 2 cup chopped nuts 1 -10 ounce pkg flake coconut

  • Spring Sports Schedules

    Tuesday, March 22

    March 22-28 Middle School Soccer March 22 — MMS at Huntingdon at 5:30 p.m. March 24 — MMS vs McEwen at 4:30 p.m.

  • Calendar 3-22-22

    Tuesday, March 22

    Carroll County Livestock Fundraiser The Carroll County Jr. Livestock Association is hosting a fundraiser and meet and greet Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Tractor Supply in Huntingdon. Burgers are $6 and hot dogs are $5. Plates come with chips and a drink. Profits and donations go towards monetary awards for CCJLA exhibitors. Come meet some of the animals and the kids raising them from our organization.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, March 22

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on March 16 and 17.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, March 22

    Thomas Richard and Janett K. Goodwin to Frank Paul Jr. and Christy Michele McGinnis in District 16.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, March 22

    Curt Edwin Taylor, 40, of Huntingdon to Jill Brewer Taylor, 42, of Huntingdon.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, March 22

    Vandalism — A warrant for vandalism was issued against Millie Kirkman, 42, of Jackson.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, March 22

    Multiple Drug Charges — According to a report filed by patrolman Steven Scott, he stopped a vehicle for failure to dim headlights on Sunday evening, March 20. The driver was identified as Amy Lynn Guentz, 35, of McKenzie. A license check revealed she did not have a valid license. Scott indicated Guentz appeared nervous and he asked if she had anything illegal in the vehicle to which she replied she did not. She refused consent to search her vehicle and Carroll County Deputy Cody Walker brought his K9 which alerted on Guentz vehicle.

  • Weekly 150: Natchez Trace

    Tuesday, March 22

    Even though our family makes regular use of Natchez Trace State Park, I forget portions of the 48,000 acres of land lie within Carroll County. Part of the park’s claim to fame was surviving as the home of the “World’s Largest Pecan Tree,” now merely an oversized rotting stump, the once-grand attraction lives on through legends and a few tourists’ vacation photographs.

  • Congress Anticipated Soviet-Era Return

    Tuesday, March 22

    “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” — Ronald Reagan, address at the Brandenburg Gate, June 12, 1987.

  • Precious Memories, How They Linger...

    Tuesday, March 22

    The girls’ basketball team from my little hometown just won the state championship. I was thrilled. Once a McKenzie High School Rebel, always a McKen...

  • McKenzie City Council Meeting

    Tuesday, March 22