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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 7-6-21

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In this issue

  • Cox Oil Company Donates to Reading Program

    Wednesday, July 7

    SUMMER READING PARTNERS — Cox Oil continues the tradition of giving back to the community with a $2,000 donation to the Carroll County Library’s Summer Reading Program. These donations fund all library-provided summer programming.

  • Children Make Ice Cream

    Wednesday, July 7

    McKENZIE (July 3) — The children’s activity at the McKenzie Farmers’ Market on Saturday, July 3 was to make homemade ice cream.

  • Carroll County Teen Health Council Students Attend TTI

    Wednesday, July 7

    MARTIN — Students from Carroll County joined close to 400 youth leaders from across the state at the Tennessee Teen Institute (TTI) on the University of Tennessee at Martin campus June 13-17. The Tennessee Teen Institute is a five-day youth leadership and prevention camp sponsored by the Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA).

  • New Tennessee Laws Benefit First Responders, Veterans

    Tuesday, July 6

    In the laws enacted July 1, legislation provides protection and benefits for Tennessee’s first responders and veterans.

  • Roditis is New Rotary President

    Tuesday, July 6

    McKENZIE (June 29) — Sandi Roditis is the 2021-22 president of McKenzie Rotary Club following the installation banquet on June 29 at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Matt Lane, president 2020-21 administered the oath of office to Roditis.

  • Betty Lou Newbill Celebrates 96th Birthday

    Tuesday, July 6

    Betty Lou Newbill celebrated her 96th birthday on June 28. She is a member of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church in Trezevant, Tenn. She would like to thank everyone for the gifts and send love to you all.

  • Eli Dixon Becomes First Official Signee of Bethel Esports Program

    Tuesday, July 6

    McKENZIE — Bethel University Esports Coach Josh Greer announced Tuesday his first official signee for the program. McKenzie native William “Eli” Dixon made history with his decision to become a Wildcat. Eli is the son of Matthew and Shannon Dixon and will major in Psychology.

  • Farmers' Market News

    Tuesday, July 6

    The McKenzie Farmers Market started off with a bang July 4 weekend. There were 325 customers and 17 vendors at the farmers market on Saturday. We had an abundance of fresh produce, and some of our vendors are beginning to bring in corn for those customers lucky enough to arrive early.

  • McKenzie Shooting Sports Team Wins At SCTP State Championships

    Tuesday, July 6

    The McKenzie Shooting Sports team represented Carroll County at the 2021 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) State Championships in Nashville June 21-27.

  • Legislation Affects Tennessee Schools

    Tuesday, July 6

    Tennessee legislation passed over 80 new laws that went into effect July 1, some of which protecting Tennessee educators and students and altering curriculum.

  • McLemoresville Hosts Independence Day Celebration

    Tuesday, July 6

    McLEMORESVILLE (July 4) — The City of McLemoresville hosted its annual July 4th celebration on Sunday in the downtown area with music, a cake walk, parade and food. Mayor Phil Williams welcomed everyone to the city, emceed the event, led the parade, and was the announcer for the cake walk. The Legends Band performed country music for the evening’s entertainment leading to the fireworks show at dark.

  • Downtown McLemoresville Has Public Wi-fi

    Tuesday, July 6

    McLEMORESVILLE — Downtown McLemoresville now has free public wi-fi service, thanks to the provider, TEC. The name of the service is “TEC Public Wifi.”

  • Watershed Authority Delays Budget, Approves Boat Dock Request

    Tuesday, July 6

    HUNTINGDON (June 21) — Carroll County Watershed Authority delayed approval of a 2021-22 fiscal year budget during its monthly meeting on June 21.

  • New Laws Affect Hunting Licenses, Second Amendment

    Tuesday, July 6

    Of the new bills passed by the Senate, several affect sport licensing and strengthen the Second Amendment.

  • West Carroll School Board Approves Bids, Introduces New Hires

    Tuesday, July 6

    The West Carroll Special School District Board of Education met Thursday, July 1, at 6 p.m. in the West Carroll Junior/Senior High School Cafeterium.

  • McKenzie Celebrates Independence Day

    Tuesday, July 6

    McKENZIE (July 3) — Area residents of McKenzie enjoyed the fourth of July one day early this year because the official holiday was on Sunday. The day started with a children’s parade on Banner Row, followed by events at the Farmers’ Market and ending the celebration at City Park with a fireworks show, where spectators filled the park and side roads to watch the aerial show. Four children participated in the Children’s Parade including Gage Winchester, Ezra Grisham, Cali Diller, and Ava Diller. Uncle Sam (Dan Grisham) led the parade and Steve Bomar provided the music with pre-recorded soundtracks. Mayor Jill Holland and Jennifer Waldrup gave each of the participants novelty items for their participation.

  • Calendar 7-6-21

    Tuesday, July 6

    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.

  • Weekly 150: Carolyn Wrinkle Fite

    Tuesday, July 6

    Carolyn Keiper Wrinkle Fite was the oldest of the two children born to Amos (1902–1995) and Elsie Keiper Wrinkle (1903–1990). Born on June 9, 1924, she was five years older than her brother Bailey Moore (1929–2015). Her father owned Wrinkle-Moore Hardware and Furniture which later became Wrinkle Hardware.

  • What’s Fair For The Goose…

    Tuesday, July 6

    Martha Sanborn was one of the first people I met when I moved to Port St. Joe in 1969. I coached her two sons. I had both of them in my history class. Her husband was a bit more country than I was…and that is quite a statement! I appointed her daughter the first bat girl ever in the history of Port St. Joe High School baseball.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, July 6

    Weapon Violation — Dallas B. Baker, 31, of Huntingdon was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on June 22 at his residence on Thompson Road.

  • Area Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, July 6

    •Emmie Rae Cook Jager, 38, of Atwood to Jorell Lee Parnell, 37, of Atwood.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, July 6

    Assault, Vandalism — Bradley Glenn Shepherd, 55, of 645 Big Buck Road, Trezevant, was charged with assault and vandalism following a June 25 incident at a residence on Big Buck Road.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Court Report

    Tuesday, July 6

    HUNTINGDON (June 30- July 1) — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on June 30 and July 1.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, July 6

    Ronald L. and Sandra C. Deming to Tiffany Ann and Morgan A. McMillian in District 11.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, July 6

    DUI — Charles L. Johnson, 66, Park Lane, McKenzie, was charged with DUI and violation of implied consent after a traffic stop on July 2.

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