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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 5-17-22

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In this issue

  • New Roadside Signs Honor State Champs

    Tuesday, May 17

    McKenzie (May 10) — The first of up to five roadside signs was unveiled on Tuesday, May 10, along State Route 22 near Carroll Lake. McKenzie Lady Rebels are the Class 1A TSSAA state basketball champions. Dani Dyer, the lone senior member, had the honor of unveiling the sign by removing the plastic covering.

  • Carroll County Schools Graduate 284

    Tuesday, May 17

    CARROLL COUNTY — The five special school districts in Carroll County held commencement exercises last week and issued 284 diplomas.

  • Sports League President Accused Of Stealing Money

    Tuesday, May 17

    Theft of Community Funds — Jacob Dale Coleman, 41, of 4075 Terry Road, Huntingdon, was recently indicted on a charge of theft over $2,500 and under $10,000 for allegedly stealing funds from a local community sports league.

  • Watson Appointed to McKenzie City Council

    Tuesday, May 17

    McKENZIE (May 11) — After over seven months, the council position representing ward two has been filled. In the Thursday evening meeting, Mayor Jill Holland nominated and the Council approved the appointment of Steve Watson to the vacant seat. Watson fills the seat held by Jason R. Martin who moved from McKenzie City Limits and is currently running for Carroll County Commission for District 9.

  • Inglenook Book Club News

    Tuesday, May 17

    The Inglenook Book Club held its monthly meeting on May 11 at Lakeside Senior Living Community in McKenzie with 20 members present. Our hostesses were Carolyn Goodwin and Elaine Williams. The tables were decorated for Spring, and one plate at each table had a smiley face underneath, and the member setting at that place took home a beautiful spring annual plant. Delicious cherry cobbler, ice cream, and assorted beverages were served.

  • Bethel Offers Free Tuition to Carroll County Residents

    Tuesday, May 17

    McKENZIE (May 10) — Beginning immediately, Bethel University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) will offer all Carroll County residents one tuition-free course toward select associate and bachelor’s degree programs.

  • Banner’s Press Time Moves to Tuesday Afternoon

    Tuesday, May 17

    McKenzie (May 16) — The McKenzie Banner is changing its press time effective May 31. The Banner now prints Tuesday mornings in Union City. The new press time is Tuesday afternoon. The change of press time is to allow more time to gather news, especially the Monday night meetings, obituaries, and sporting events. The later print time also allows The Banner staff to take Monday holidays.

  • Michelle Massey Lowery Named Principal at Coles Ferry

    Tuesday, May 17

    LEBANON (May 9) — Lebanon Special School District announces Dr. Michelle Massey Lowery is the new principal of Coles Ferry Elementary School.

  • McKenzie Chamber to Host Banquet, Events

    Tuesday, May 17

    McKenzie Chamber of Commerce and Industry is completing its first year of operations and hosting its first-ever membership banquet.

  • Sweet Jordan’s Visits McKenzie Rotary

    Tuesday, May 17

    The McKenzie Rotary Club hosted St. John siblings Jordan and Jessica of Sweet Jordan’s in Paris, Tennessee. Jordan better known as Sweet Jordan or Papa Jordan to company teammates, along with other family members will soon be opening their second location in McKenzie. Jessica informed club members that in an estimated five weeks they will be ready to open the McKenzie building located in the Highland Plaza.

  • Local Bank, Library Host Second Harvest Mobile Pantry

    Tuesday, May 17

    More than 50 volunteers came together Saturday, May 7, to hold a Mobile Pantry at the Carroll County Library in Huntingdon, in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. Sponsored by Centennial Bank of Carroll County, the event provided 16,000 pounds of fresh produce and shelf-stable goods to more than 275 local families. Each household also received bouquets of fresh flowers to share with loved ones for Mother’s Day.

  • Baptist Carroll County Earns ‘A’ Rating for Care

    Tuesday, May 17

    HUNTINGDON (May 10) — The Leapfrog Group awards Baptist Memorial Hospital-Carroll County an “A” Safety Grade for its achievements in protecting patients from harm in the hospital for spring 2022.

  • House Named to Executive Committee

    Tuesday, May 17

    Virginia Ginger House of Carroll County was sworn in on April 30 to a term on the Executive Committee of the Democratic Party for District 24.

  • Fillies Finish Runner-Up, Mustangs Eliminated

    Tuesday, May 17

    Mustangs HUNTINGDON — The District 12AA Baseball Tournament got underway in Huntingdon on Thursday, May 5 with a play-in game between Huntingdon’s Mustangs and Union City. The Mustangs lost to the Golden Tornadoes 12-2 dropping into the Loser’s Bracket. Union City advanced to the quarterfinal round against Milan.

  • West Carroll Lady War Eagles, War Eagles Finish Runners-Up

    Tuesday, May 17

    War Eagle Baseball ATWOOD — Frank Hughes and Clarksburg got the 12A Baseball tournament underway with a play-in game which Frank Hughes won. On Thursday, May 5, West Carroll defeated Perry County 16-6 while Bruceton defeated Frank Hughes 12-1. West Carroll faced Bruceton on Friday, May 6 and lost 12-1 while Perry County eliminated Clarksburg 12-2.

  • Recipes 5-17-22

    Tuesday, May 17

    Macaroni and Cheese Casserole 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 1/2 stick butter or margarine 2 tablespoon flour 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons mustard (yellow or Dijon) 8 ounce cream cheese, cubed 12 ounces Velveeta cheese, cubed Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoon dried parsley flakes Crushed Ritz crackers

  • McKenzie Rebels, Lady Rebels Win District Titles

    Tuesday, May 17

    Lady Rebels ERIN — The McKenzie Lady Rebels wasted no time taking command of the District 11A Softball tournament defeating Big Sandy 4-1 while McEwen defeated host Houston County to set up the District Championship game between McKenzie and McEwen on Wednesday, May 11.

  • Rebel Soccer Defeats Union City, Westview to Win District Title

    Tuesday, May 17

    McKENZIE — The Rebel soccer team won the District Title on Friday, May 16 after defeating Union City on May 10 and defeating Martin Westview on May 16. They played host to Union City to open the District Tournament.

  • Calendar 5-17-22

    Tuesday, May 17

    Fish Fry at Macedonia Fire Department Macedonia Fire Department, District 10, 4710 Highway 423, McKenzie, is hosting a Fish Fry on May 21, 3-6 p.m. A $10 plate includes fish, fries, slaw, beans, hushpuppies, drink and dessert.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, May 17

    Drug Possession — Westley White, 40, of 33 St. John Church Road, McKenzie, was charged with possession of schedule II, schedule VI, and drug paraphernalia during an April 29 traffic stop near McKenzie.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, May 17

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

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, May 17

    Wreck, DUI — Kaleb B. Baker, 21, of Atwood was charged with DUI, driving on a suspended license, and violation of implied consent following an April 27 traffic accident in Huntingdon.

  • Grand Jury Indictments

    Tuesday, May 17

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard by the Grand Jury of the Carroll County Circuit Court on May 2. The following are indictments to formally accuse the following defendants.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, May 17

    Jeffery Don Wilson, 53, of McKenzie to April Michelle Baker Moore, 54, of McKenzie.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, May 17

    Amanda Howell to Hayden Howell.

  • Weekly 150: Pages from 1970

    Tuesday, May 17

    This week’s installment is a quick visual glance at the 1970 archive book.

  • Charlotte Had Those Strong Cowgirl Hands

    Tuesday, May 17

    Our high school auditorium was old even before I got there. It actually creaked at times. It was “big and wide” with a smell and a feel that was unique, yet comfortable. And it was oh, so versatile.

  • Glidwell Signs to Play Soccer at Bethel

    Tuesday, May 17

    HUNTINGDON (May 12) — Haiden Glidwell, a senior at Huntingdon High School, agreed to play soccer for the Lady Wildcats at Bethel University. Haiden is a member of the inaugural soccer team at HHS.

  • Notice to Creditors - WILES

    Tuesday, May 17