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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 6-7-22

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In this issue

  • Two Retire from Carroll County Electric

    Tuesday, June 7

    HUNTINGDON (June 2) — With a combined 88 years of service, Mike Williams and Danny Brawner were both honored Thursday, June 2 for their service to Carroll County Electric Department. Both were in leadership of the utility company.

  • Annual Janner Memorial Golf Tournament Returns July 16

    Tuesday, June 7

    The Second Annual Dr. Tony Janner Memorial Golf Tournament is Saturday, July 16. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the McKenzie First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Fund.

  • Gasoline Prices Rise 23 Cents in Week

    Tuesday, June 7

    (June 6) — Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 23.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.49/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 46.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.62/g higher than a year ago. The price of diesel has risen 11.5 cents nationally in the past week and stands at $5.62 per gallon.

  • West Carroll School Board Discusses Calendar, Policies

    Tuesday, June 7

    West Carroll School Board met in their monthly session on Thursday June 2 with items ranging from approving upcoming field trips to making adjustments to the school calendar to making policy changes.

  • McKenzie Youth Baseball League Honors Players at Closing Ceremony

    Tuesday, June 7

    The McKenzie Youth Baseball League held its closing ceremonies Tuesday, May 31. At the ceremony, All-Star teams were announced and recognized for T-Ball, 7-8 Year Old Coach Pitch, and 9-10 Year Old groups.

  • McKenzie’s First Farmers Market of the Season

    Tuesday, June 7

    Saturday, June 4 kicked off McKenzie’s Farmers Market season. Booths lined the interior and exterior of the Farmers Market building, at 2431 Cedar Street from 8 a.m. until their products sold out.

  • Flashback Kicks Off Nights on Broadway

    Tuesday, June 7

    The City of McKenzie presented its first Nights on Broadway event of 2022 to a large opening crowd on Thursday, June 2. Opening the annual summer event was local band Flashback.

  • Farmers Home Furniture Hosts Ribbon Cutting

    Tuesday, June 7

    Farmers Home Furniture in McKenzie celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting Thursday, June 2. The grand opening began with a meet and greet with staff at 9 a.m. and a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m.

  • JAMROCK Celebrates Grand Opening

    Tuesday, June 7

    JAMROCK, McKenzie’s newest eating establishment, celebrated its ribbon cutting and grand opening Friday, June 3. After the ribbon cutting, attendees enjoyed the restaurant’s authentic Jamaican and Puerto Rican cuisine.

  • Tri Star Family Health Care to Host Grand Opening

    Tuesday, June 7

    The Tri Star Family Health Care Center’s grand opening is Friday, June 10 at 10 a.m. 

  • Nikolas Heath Joins LIS Summer Internship Program

    Tuesday, June 7

    Nikolas Heath of McKenzie is one of the two interns from the University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM) selected by L.I. Smith & Associates (LIS) for the summer term. The interns will learn from experienced industry professionals while gaining hands-on experience in their chosen fields of study.

  • Ongoing Joint Drug Investigation Nets Two Arrests in Huntingdon

    Tuesday, June 7

    HUNTINGDON (June 6) — An ongoing joint investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division, Huntingdon Police Department, McKenzie Police Department, and Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of two women in Huntingdon.

  • County, School Elections are August 4

    Tuesday, June 7

    Voters across Tennessee will go to the polls on August 4 to elect candidates to various offices. In Carroll County, the general election includes all county offices and all school board offices, along with primaries in state representatives, governor, and U.S. Congress.

  • McKenzie School Board Considers Hiring Additional SROs

    Tuesday, June 7

    The McKenzie Special School District Board of Education held a meeting Tuesday, June 14, at 5:30 p.m. at 114 Bell Avenue. At the meeting, board members considered the approval of budget amendments for the McKenzie Special School District school funds. They also considered for approval the 2022-23 School District Property Taxes and McKenzie Special School District Budget.

  • Dr. Katelyn Robertson Joins Webb Dental Clinic

    Tuesday, June 7

    Fresh from finishing her doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Dr. Katelyn Ridley Robertson is returning to Carroll County to begin her practice at Webb Dental Clinic in Huntingdon. A Carroll County native, Dr. Robertson is ready to serve alongside her lifelong dentist Dr. Billy Webb.

  • No Tax Hike Anticipated in County Budget

    Tuesday, June 7

    CARROLL COUNTY (June 2) — The County of Carroll anticipates no tax increase in its 2022-23 fiscal year budget as prepared by the Budget Committee.

  • One Patient Airlifted After Three-Car Wreck

    Tuesday, June 7

    McKENZIE (June 5) — One driver was airlifted following a three-car accident at the intersection of State Route 423 and Carroll Lake Road on Sunday afternoon.

  • County Students Make UT-Knoxville Dean’s List

    Tuesday, June 7

    The University of Tennessee at Knoxville released its dean’s list for the 2022 Spring Semester. Of the 10,238 students listed, twelve were from Carroll County.

  • UTM Recognizes Local Students With Spring Honor Roll

    Tuesday, June 7

    Local students at the University of Tennessee at Martin were recently honored with the publication of the Spring 2022 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Global Affairs, College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. 

  • Carroll County Humane Society June Activities

    Tuesday, June 7

    GEORGIA PEACHES Carroll County Humane Society is taking orders for fresh Georgia peaches until June 20 and orders must be prepaid by that date. A box of 11-13 pounds is $30 and they will arrive fresh early July. Stop by during business hours or use PayPal us using cchstn@gmail.com to order. If using PayPal, send as friends and family to avoid a fee. Include your phone number so we can notify you as soon as the peaches arrive. 

  • Upcoming McKenzie Chamber Events

    Tuesday, June 7

    The McKenzie Chamber of Commerce is holding two events for supporting businesses this week. 

  • Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program at McKenzie Senior Citizens Center

    Tuesday, June 7

    The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program is based on the results of extensive scientific strength training research studies conducted with middle-aged and older adults. The research found that strength training can help increase muscle strength, improve balance, enhance flexibility, strengthen bones, relieve arthritis, help manage weight, lift depression, reduce stress, and reduce the risk of heart disease.

  • South Pittsburg Students, Alumni Involved in Fatal Car Accident

    Tuesday, June 7

    SOUTH PITTSBURG (June 4) — After a single-vehicle crash in South Pittsburg early Saturday, four young men ages 16-22 were killed and one was critically injured. All four were current and former members of the South Pittsburg High School football team, which competed against the McKenzie High School Rebels in the Class 1A State Championship in December 2021.

  • Tennessee’s 2022 Free Fishing Day is June 11

    Tuesday, June 7

    NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s 2022 Free Fishing Day, when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters, is Saturday, June 11.

  • Calendar 6-7-22

    Tuesday, June 7

    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. 

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 7

    Thefts at City Parks — A city maintenance building at McKenzie Park was broken into and the keys to a city truck were taken. No other items were taken on the report filed May 27 by Officer Kyle Beauchamp. On May 28, Officer Beauchamp returned to the park where the concession at the baseball field was broken into. A computer monitor, DVR hard drive and Samsung remote had been stolen from the upstairs press box. The DVR was part of the park’s surveillance system.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 7

    License Violation — Brittany Dawn Layhew, 37, of Huntingdon was cited for driving on a suspended license during a May 25 traffic stop in Huntingdon.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, June 7

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on June 1 and June 2.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, June 7

    Assault — Phillip Richar Colwell, 58, of 888 Republican Grove Road, Trezevant, and Philip Charles Colwell, 37, of Milan were both arrested for aggravated assault, and Aston Steele Salmon was cited for simple assault, all during a May 21 incident involving numerous people in Atwood.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, June 7

    Garrett Murphy to Garrett Murphy in District 11.

  • Weekly 150: Looking Back

    Tuesday, June 7

    The year 1966 was year of change in the United States. In Vietnam, U.S. planes began bombing Hanoi and Haiphong. Bob Dylan released his Blonde on Blonde LP. The International Society for Krishna Consciousness is founded in New York City. John Lennon declared the Beatles “more popular than Jesus.” Walt Disney dies while producing The Jungle Book and How the Grinch Stole Christmas is shown for the first time on CBS.

  • Recipes 6-7-22

    Tuesday, June 7

    Brickle Bread 1 package butter pecan cake mix 1 (3oz.) pkg. vanilla instant jello pudding 1/4 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup hot water Pecans and raisins, chopped

  • Leon Didn’t Get Home With Any Candy

    Tuesday, June 7

    People ask me from time to time why I don’t add pictures to my stories. I think there is a twofold answer here. First of all, we didn’t have any money. Those Kodak Brownie cameras were expensive. And it you wanted a Polaroid Land model J66 with the Electric Eye it would cost you even more. We didn’t have anything to take a picture with!

  • UT Martin Classroom Named for Tosh Family

    Tuesday, June 7

    MARTIN — Jimmy Tosh is known as a successful businessman and family farmer through his association with Tosh Family Farms in Henry, Tennessee. He’s also known for his generosity and his support for his alma mater, the University of Tennessee at Martin. Tosh was honored May 5 when the Tosh Family Classroom was officially named during an early afternoon program in UT Martin’s Brehm Hall. The event included Tosh, family members and university Chancellor Keith Carver.