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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 8-16-22

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In this issue

  • Rittenberrys Celebrate Birthdays

    Tuesday, August 16

    McKENZIE — Mr. Jalmer Rittenberry celebrated his 95th birthday at El Vallarta restaurant with family and friends on the 18th of July.

  • Inglenook Book Club News

    Tuesday, August 16

    The Inglenook Book Club held its monthly meeting on August 10 at Lakeside Senior Living Community in McKenzie with 18 members present.

  • Carroll County Chamber of Commerce News

    Tuesday, August 16

    Carroll County Imagination Library Approximately 1,229 children in Carroll County, ages 0-5, received free books from the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in July 2022.

  • Football Season Begins This Week

    Tuesday, August 16

    The wait for football fans is over with the prep season starting this week. McKenzie, Huntingdon, West Carroll and Gleason all had good seasons last year and made the playoffs. The Rebels made it to the state championship game losing to South Pittsburg 24-21 in a heart-breaker. The Mustangs and War Eagles both reached the second round before being eliminated.

  • McKenzie Students to Graduate from TCAT-Paris

    Tuesday, August 16

    PARIS — Thursday, August 25 is the Class of 2022 Summer Graduation at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology, W.J. Neese Campus, in Paris. Commencement exercises begin at 6 p.m. at the Krider Performing Arts Center, 650 Volunteer Drive, Paris. The keynote speaker will be Janna Brown, Owner of Utopia Salon in McKenzie, Tenn. 

  • The Dixie Announces Its 17th Season’s Education Series

    Tuesday, August 16

    The Education Series takes center stage at The Dixie to deliver a unique learning experience for students of all ages. This series allows students to learn about science, history, and many other subjects through the theater arts performed on stage. The shows encourage students to engage in learning activities outside of the classroom. The performances will begin October 7, 2022, and run through May 3, 2023, with seven marvelous shows! 

  • McKenzie Golf Competes at Troy, Paris Landing

    Tuesday, August 16

    McKenzie High Golfers had two matches on Monday, August 8, and Thursday August 11 both on the road. The first match was at Wynridge Golf Club in Troy competing against Union City and Obion Central. Mother Nature interrupted the match about half way through it with the players forced to leave the course due to lightning.

  • McKenzie Farmers Market News

    Tuesday, August 16

    The recent rains have helped our sellers’ produce and we still have okra, peas, beans, cucumbers, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, onions, delicious melons and more. If you don’t feel like making your own pickles, jams, and jellies, we have you covered. Delicious bread and butter pickles, dill pickles, hot pickles and sweet pickles are available in addition to a variety of relishes.

  • First Black Student To Enter Bethel Dies

    Tuesday, August 16

    The first black student to enroll at Bethel College/University died in Texas on Thursday, August 11. The Reverend Joel P. Rice enrolled at Bethel in 1961 and graduated in 1965.

  • Huntingdon High School Teacher Participates in STEM Collaborative

    Tuesday, August 16

    NASHVILLE — Lindsey Reid Barnett, a geometry teacher at Huntingdon High School, participates in a the Tennessee Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program. 

  • Brown is Certified School Nurse

    Tuesday, August 16

    McKENZIE — Jamie Brown is now a nationally recognized certified school nurse (NCSN). The award was announced by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Reggie Wiggins. She is the first-ever nurse at McKenzie Special School District to acquire the certification from the National Board for the Certification of School Nurses. She is a nurse at McKenzie High School.

  • Judge Snyder Wins Reelection

    Tuesday, August 16

    The County Commission race for District 3 was already decided in March, with incumbents Monte Starks and Marty Visser winning reelection and Missy Hamilton winning her bid for election.

  • Trezevant Board Assists West Carroll School District

    Tuesday, August 16

    TREZEVANT – The Trezevant City Board met in their regular monthly session Tuesday, August 9 with an active agenda. The meeting got underway at 6:30 p.m. with a prayer and a roll call vote of board members present.

  • West Carroll Launches New School Year

    Tuesday, August 16

    ATWOOD (August 11) — The 2022-23 school year is off to a good start, said the three school site administrators.

  • Liquor Store Owners Want to Limit Number of Stores

    Tuesday, August 16

    The McKenzie City Board took action on several items in a short session Thursday night, August 11. The Board unanimously approved to hire Jim Pillow as the “condemnation” consultant.

  • New Voting Machines Headed To Carroll County

    Tuesday, August 16

    HUNTINGDON (August 15) — Carroll County voters will cast their ballots on new voting machines possibly in the 2024 elections.

  • Henry Student Found with Knife

    Tuesday, August 16

    HENRY (August 11) — Henry School personnel quickly responded to a possible threat made by a student. The administration and school resource officer at Henry School received information that a student had made possible verbal threats against the school and was in possession of a knife. 

  • Bethel Students Return to Campus

    Tuesday, August 16

    McKENZIE — Bethel University welcomes back its on-campus student population for the fall 2022 semester with classes beginning Aug. 22.

  • McKenzie to Build Pickleball Courts

    Tuesday, August 16

    McKENZIE (August 15) — McKenzie is seeking bids to construct pickleball courts at the City Park, 570 Como Street.

  • Eleven Carroll County Commissioners Retire

    Tuesday, August 16

    HUNTINGDON (August 8) — Eleven commissioners convened in their last meeting of the Carroll County Commission on August 8). With a majority of new members, the 21-member commission will certainly see more new faces that anytime in recent history.

  • McKenzie Banner August 16, 2022

    Tuesday, August 16

  • West Carroll Ready For New Season

    Tuesday, August 16

    Due to inclement weather, West Carroll’s three-way scrimmage with Dresden and Trinity Christian Academy was moved from Friday, August 5 to Monday, August 8. With a decent crowd on hand, TCA started off with Dresden and scrimmaged both sides of the ball. West Carroll got work on defense and offense during the scrimmage. The War Eagle defense did well against both teams while the offense struggled some but was able to move the ball some.

  • War Eagles, Rebels Win in Henry County Jamboree

    Tuesday, August 16

    PARIS — Several local teams were in action at the Henry County Jamboree including McKenzie, West Carroll, Henry County, and Dresden.

  • McKenzie Middle Rebels Win Opener

    Tuesday, August 16

    McKENZIE — The McKenzie Middle Rebels opened their season Thursday, August 11, hosting Dresden’s Lions winning the game 28-12.

  • Calendar 8-16-22

    Tuesday, August 16

    McKenzie Farmers Market McKenzie Farmers Market is open Saturdays at 8 a.m., 2431 Cedar Street, in downtown McKenzie. The former Studebaker dealership was converted to an indoor/outdoor farmers market and allows area citizens to sell their homemade and homegrown foods and other products. 

  • Recipes 8-16-22

    Tuesday, August 16

    Wedding Punch 2 quarts orange juice 1 cup lemon juice (real lemon) 1-2 cups sugar 1 quart pineapple juice 2 quarts water 2 quarts ginger ale

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, August 16

    Samantha Coleman to Christopher M. Coleman in District 16.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, August 16

    Kaitlyn Elizabeth Williams, 21, of Bruceton to Thomas Brazil Wortham, 24, of Bruceton.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, August 16

    Multiple Charges — Officer Darren Davis initiated a traffic stop on Sunday evening, August 14 on West Magnolia Avenue on a speeding vehicle. Mark Grinnell, of Knoxville, was found to be the driver.  Davis checked Grinnell’s license status and found it to be suspended along with his vehicle being unregistered.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, August 16

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on August 10 and 11.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, August 16

    Tampering with Evidence — Forest Reaves, 48, of 75 Wood Lane of McKenzie was charged with Tampering or Fabricating evidence on August 8. 

  • Weekly 150: Looking Back

    Tuesday, August 16

    Initially, the plan for this week was to write a story of interest, but flipping through the archives got the better of me once again. So  I hope everyone is enjoying the Looking Back segments I am putting out because these are true records of McKenzie and the Tri-County area’s history. 

  • Nights on Broadway Features Fajita Bros.

    Monday, August 15

    Thursday, August 18, The Fajita Bros. will perform in downtown McKenzie as the bi-weekly Nights on Broadway continues in downtown McKenzie.

  • Life Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

    Monday, August 15

    Sometimes people ask me why I don’t write meaningful stories. I’m kinda baffled by that. And I know exactly what they mean….