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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 5-3-22

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In this issue

  • Carroll County 1000-Acre Lake to Change Owners

    Tuesday, May 3

    HUNTINGDON (April 26) — The $10 annual wheel tax on each motorized vehicle registered in Carroll County should end on December 31. That’s if the Carroll County 1000-Acre Lake is purchased by the State of Tennessee, said Carroll County Mayor Joseph Butler.

  • Construction Underway on Atwood Highway Bypass

    Tuesday, May 3

    Construction work is well underway on the new Atwood/Trezevant bypass starting at the Gibson/Carroll County line and stretching over 12 miles to McKenzie.

  • Interviews Begin For Electric Department Manager

    Tuesday, May 3

    HUNTINGDON (April 28) — Nine persons applied for the position of general manager of the Carroll County Electric Department. That the information from Terry Howell, chairman of the Board of Directors. Two are employees of the Carroll County Electric Department and seven are not.

  • County Commission to Set Garbage Rate, Grant Employee Bonuses

    Tuesday, May 3

    HUNTINGDON (May 2) — A new rate for the collection of solid waste and appointments are on the May 9 agenda of the Carroll County Commission.

  • World’s Biggest Fish Fry Grand Parade

    Tuesday, May 3

    The McKenzie-area entries in the World’s Biggest Fish Fry Grand Parade on Friday, April 29.

  • Simon Honored For Weight Loss

    Tuesday, May 3

    Daniel Simon lost 34 pounds in the McKenzie TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Club.

  • McKenzie Garden Club News

    Tuesday, May 3

    The April meeting of the McKenzie Garden Club was April 22 at the home of Chester and Victoria Ard, with President Myra Sasser presiding. The Devotional was given by Victoria, who spoke on the importance of recognizing and appreciating the tiny blessings in our lives. The big blessings are wonderful, but it’s the tiny ones - phone calls from our children, hugs from loved ones, cool breezes, first tomatoes on the vines, funny family stories - that really get us through the rough times in our lives.

  • Ford to Support Agriculture, STEM Education in West Tennessee

    Tuesday, May 3

    MEMPHIS — At the 2022 Memphis International Auto Show, Ford Motor Company and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture announced a historic agreement that will propel economic development, education, and conservation throughout the mid-south.

  • Basketball Teams Feted at Banquet

    Tuesday, May 3

    McKENZIE (May 1) — McKenzie Lady Rebels and Rebels 2021-22 basketball teams were feted to a banquet and honored for their unprecedented successes. Never in the history of McKenzie athletes have two teams earned state berths in the same year. Including the 2021 McKenzie Rebel football team and golf teams, it was the third and fourth team to earn state berths in the same school year.

  • Huntingdon Celebrates Four on Senior Day

    Tuesday, May 3

    The Huntingdon Mustangs played host to Lexington for their final home contest which also featured Senior Day. Four Mustang Seniors were celebrated including Blane Fields, Hunter Britt, Cade Wood, and Blake Reeves.

  • McKenzie Baseball Celebrates Senior Day

    Tuesday, May 3

    McKenzie Baseball celebrated Senior Night, Tuesday, April 26 between games against McEwen. Three Seniors were celebrated along with their families.

  • Fillies Defeat Westview, Celebrate Senior Day against Lexington

    Tuesday, May 3

    Martin Westview The Fillies played host to Martin Westview on Tuesday, April 26, and scrapped hard upsetting the Lady Chargers 5-1 to improve their chances of hosting the district tournament.

  • Rebels Sweep McEwen, Beats Dresden

    Tuesday, May 3

    Rebel Baseball played a doubleheader district matchup against the McEwen Warriors on Tuesday, April 26 at home for Senior Day and shut the Warriors out in both contests.

  • Lady Wildcats Sign Two-Time TSSAA Miss Basketball Finalist

    Tuesday, May 3

    DYER — After signing a TSSAA Miss Basketball Finalist several days ago, Coach Chris Nelson did it again. Tuesday, the Cats added another star with the signing of a two-time TSSAA Miss Basketball Finalist in Gibson County’s Madison Hart.

  • West Carroll Baseball Wins Two From Gleason

    Tuesday, May 3

    ATWOOD — West Carroll’s War Eagle Baseball celebrated Senior Day on Thursday evening, April 28, introducing their three senior players. The seniors were Jason Langston (22), Briggs Easley (8), and Hunter Lindsey (33) and were escorted by their parents. They also introduced the eighth grade players coming into the program next year and their parents.

  • MHS Soccer Wins Final Two Regular Games

    Tuesday, May 3

    McKenzie Soccer is in their final week of the regular season traveling to Gibson County on Tuesday, April 26 and coming home with a 2-1 victory. Jesse Calderon and Stafford Roditis each scored a goal with Will Essary collected five saves.

  • Weekly 150: Isham G. Harris

    Tuesday, May 3

    With the onset of the Civil War and Tennessee’s secession, a group of pro-Union leaders in East Tennessee, which had rejected secession, petitioned Harris to allow the region to break away from the state and remain with the Union. Harris rejected this and sent troops under Felix K. Zollicoffer into East Tennessee. In the gubernatorial election later that year, William H. Polk, brother of former President James K. Polk, ran against Harris on a pro-Union ticket but was defeated 75,300 to 43,495.

  • Several Local Players Named TSWA All-State Team

    Tuesday, May 3

    Several local players were named to the Tennessee Sportswriters Association All-State Girls Team recently. State Champion McKenzie had one named to the TSWA team in Sophomore Savannah Davis, who was also named Miss Basketball in Class A. Nearby Gleason had two seniors named to the TSWA All-State Team with Alana Anderson and Carrington Lifsey. Anderson was a Class A Miss Basketball Finalist. Lucy Curry, a junior from Dresden was named to the TSWA team.

  • Recipes 5-3-22

    Tuesday, May 3

    Sour Cream Pound Cake 1 box Duncan Hines Butter cake mix 1/4 cup water 4 eggs 1 -8 oz. sour cream 1/3 cup Crisco Oil 1/4 cup sugar Mix and bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 55 minutes. Bake in a bundt pan.

  • Calendar 5-3-22

    Tuesday, May 3

    Carroll County Budget Committee to Meet Carroll County Budget Committee meeting meets the third Thursday of every month starting at 10 a.m. in the Conference Room of the Carroll County Office Complex.

  • O Beautiful For Spacious Skies...

    Tuesday, May 3

    I tell you near ’bout every week that McKenzie, Tennessee, is the best place on earth to “be from.” Without a doubt. Without hesitation. And without reservation. Of course, I don’t do it with very good sentence structure. Or proper English.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, May 3

    Hunter-Chase Forrest Wortham, 23, of Buena Vista to Kayce Marie Brown, 22, of Bruceton.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, May 3

    Drug Possession — Russell H. Wilkins, 27, of Huntingdon was charged with possession of schedule IV, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia on April 23 in Huntingdon.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, May 3

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on April 27 and 28.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, May 3

    Traffic Charges — Sgt. Kyle Beauchamp made a traffic stop shortly after noon on Thursday, April 21, after observing a tail light out on a vehicle initiating the stop on Hwy 79. The driver was identified as Carrie Amber Shoebroek, 36, of Pineville, Louisiana. A license check revealed it was currently suspended in Louisiana and, she was unable to provide proof of insurance.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, May 3

    James Darrell Joyner and others to Matthew Patterson.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, May 3

    Trespassing, Animal Cruelty — Shauna Maria Foster, 44, of 82 Highway 79 Lane, Atwood, was charged with aggravated criminal trespassing and cruelty to an animal following an April 27 incident at an Atwood residence.

  • Staten Appointed Grand Jury Foreperson

    Monday, May 2

    Ms. Jimmie Sue Staten is the new foreperson of the Carroll County Grand Jury. She began her term on May 2 after being appointed to the position by Circuit Court judges Donald Parish and Brent Bradberry.

  • Huntingdon Man Dies in Bicycle-Truck Accident

    Wednesday, April 27

    HUNTINGDON - At approximately 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, Huntingdon Police Department was notified by the 911 call center that there was a traffic accident involving a bicycle and a semi truck