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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 7-13-21

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In this issue

  • Last Vol State Race Runs Through Area

    Wednesday, July 14

    The Last Vol State Race, the annual 314 mile race across the state of Tennessee, began July 8. The race starts at Dorena Landing, Missouri, with a ferry ride across the Mississippi River to Kentucky and ends at “the Rock” atop Sand Mountain in Castle Rock, Georgia.

  • Thelma Sawyers Honored by Church

    Wednesday, July 14

    Mrs. Thelma Sawyers was honored at Grace Baptist Church in McKenzie on June 27. Thelma is the Poet Laureate of the Church and writes many poems in the Bulletin for members to read each Sunday. Mrs. Thelma is also the oldest member of the church and has been in the church over seventy years.

  • Kirsten Sass, Amy Dixon to Compete in Tokyo Paralympics

    Tuesday, July 13

    McKENZIE (July 6) — Fresh from the news of her qualification in the 2021 U.S. Paralympic Triathlon Team sat McKenzie native Kirsten Winkler Sass in The Banner office, donned in a red USA Triathlon jacket. Kirsten will race as a guide in the Paralympics August 24 through September 5. The news came after the June 27 paratriathlon race in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Their story began in 2017 when Kirsten first met Amy Dixon, her partner in the race.

  • Back-to-School is Just Around the Corner

    Tuesday, July 13

    Though it feels like summer just began to students and educators enjoying their break, the start of the 2021-22 school year is just weeks away.

  • Travis Tritt to Perform at Clayhill, LLC

    Tuesday, July 13

    July 9, Clayhill, LLC announced Grammy-winning country artist Travis Tritt’s upcoming concert at 1315 Rimmer Road, Atwood. The “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive” singer will perform Saturday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m., rain or shine.

  • Tennessee Adds Sales Tax Holidays for Food, Gun Safety

    Tuesday, July 13

    In addition to the traditional sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies and computers, the Tennessee General Assembly has approved sales tax holidays for food and for gun safety.

  • Employment Remains Little Changed in May

    Tuesday, July 13

    NASHVILLE — Unemployment in the tri-county area of Carroll, Henry and Weakley were little changed in May as compared to April 2021. Two weeks ago, a job fair was held in Carroll County. There were 400 jobs with immediate openings or soon-to-be available.

  • Governor Lee Visits Southern Border: ‘This is a National Security Crisis’

    Tuesday, July 13

    NASHVILLE — Over the weekend, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee traveled to the U.S. Southern Border to meet with Tennessee National Guards troops and receive briefings regarding the skyrocketing rate of illegal crossings and criminal activities.

  • First Responders Take Part in Special Olympics Torch Run

    Tuesday, July 13

    PARIS/McKENZIE (July 6) — On Friday morning, members of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Paris Police Department, Paris Fire Department, and other City of Paris employees took part in the 2021 Special Olympics Torch run across Tennessee. Runners started at Paris City Hall and ran to McKenzie City Hall.

  • Janner Memorial Golf Tournament Raises Money for Church

    Tuesday, July 13

    McKENZIE (July 10) — Members of the McKenzie First Cumberland Presbyterian Church thank those who helped with the Dr. Tony Janner Memorial Golf Tournament at Carroll Lake Golf Club. The event helped raise funds for the church’s new sanctuary. A total of $4,000 was raised from the tournament.

  • Theresa Scott Retires from Hollow Rock-Bruceton

    Tuesday, July 13

    BRUCETON (June 28) — The Hollow Rock-Bruceton Special School District Board of Education recognized Theresa Scott for her 28 years of service as a teacher in the system.

  • Weakley County Community Input Needed For Use of Emergency Relief Funding

    Tuesday, July 13

    Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds totaling nearly $9 million are the latest allocation of monies set aside by Congress to address the impact of the pandemic on education in Weakley County. To fashion the most comprehensive plan for use of the funds, Weakley County Schools has added an ESSER 3.0 Director and is seeking community input.

  • Recipes 7-13-21

    Tuesday, July 13

    Goulash 1 pound ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can cream style corn 1 can kidney beans 1 can tomatoes, chopped Salt and pepper to taste Brown ground beef and onion in large skillet. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer 30 minutes. Serve over loaf bread.

  • Calendar 7-13-21

    Tuesday, July 13

    Bethel Hosts Summer Science Camp Bethel University is hosting a Summer Science Camp with a choice of dates — July 20 or August 14, 5 to 7 p.m. The event is presented by the student members of the American Chemical Society and is located on the Bethel campus quad outside Morris Science Complex. It is for grades 1 to 6 with demonstrations and hands-on experiments. Registration is $15 per day. Contact Andrew Evans for more information or to register at evansa@bethelu.edu.

  • Every Citizen Can Vote

    Tuesday, July 13

    Voting by every US citizen who is 18 years of age or older is perhaps the most important tenant of American democracy. It is sacred and must be encouraged and protected by everyone.

  • Weekly 150: Mike Snider

    Tuesday, July 13

    Most communities have a claim to fame and even a favorite son. For Gleason, the town is Tater Town U.S.A. and they too have a favorite son, banjo champion and Grand Ole Opry star Mike Snider.

  • Wakeup Call From The Past

    Tuesday, July 13

    It didn’t make any sense. Then, a lot of things with me don’t. It was July 3rd. 6:45 in the morning. I was running around Lake Junaluska. Somewhere in the mountains of North Carolina. The houses surrounding the lake were adorned with red, white and blue bunting. Signs along the route advertised the fireworks display set for the next day.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, July 13

    Harassment — Matthew A. Griffin, 37, Mathis Road Drive, McKenzie, was charged with harassment on July 11.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Department

    Tuesday, July 13

    Assault — Terry Lee Watford, 55, of 17 Francis Avenue, Atwood, was charged with simple assault on July 5.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, July 13

    Terry Matthew and Sarah Gale Page to Corey Bruce Chase in District 4.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, July 13

    Multiple Burglaries — Christopher Grasty, 24, of Huntingdon was recently arrested for allegedly burglarizing and/or attempting to break into multiple businesses and facilities in the Huntingdon area dating back to March of this year.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Court Report

    Tuesday, July 13

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on July 7 and 8.

  • Notice to Creditors - COOK

    Tuesday, July 13

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