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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 8-3-21

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In this issue

  • Third Annual Dixie Triathlon is September 18

    Wednesday, August 4

    The third annual Dixie Triathlon is September 18 at the Carroll County 1000-Acre Recreation Lake.

  • The Dixie Announces Its 2021-22 Performance Season

    Wednesday, August 4

    In the spirit of a true Sweet Sixteen celebration, The Dixie has crafted the 2021-2022 Performance Series lineup. With acts from Texas Songwriter Hall of Fame member Robert Earl Keen, to two-time B.B. King Entertainer of the Year winner, Tab Benoit, to Forever Motown performing the hits of Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and more.

  • McKenzie’s Braulio Vega Recognized During UT Martin Honors Day

    Wednesday, August 4

    MARTIN (July 28) — Braulio Vega, of McKenzie, received the William H. Baker Scholarship Award on May 2 during the University of Tennessee at Martin’s annual Honors Day Ceremony. The award is given by the College of Business and Global Affairs. For more information about UT Martin, visit utm.edu.

  • Finley, Pugh to Celebrate Birthdays

    Wednesday, August 4

    A special celebration for two best friends and longtime residents is Sunday, August 8, 4 to 6 p.m., in Underwood Hall of the McKenzie First United Methodist Church, located at 16 North McTyiere Street.

  • Merchants Outlet Mall Provides Free School Supplies

    Tuesday, August 3

    Merchants Outlet Mall in McKenzie provided free school supplies to students to start their academic year.

  • Farmers' Market News

    Tuesday, August 3

    The McKenzie Farmers Market had a great day on Saturday with almost 300 customers and 15 vendors who had fresh corn, tomatoes, okra, squash, onions, peppers, potatoes, cantaloupes, watermelons, peanuts and more homegrown produce, baked goods and crafts. We are pleased to have vendors from surrounding areas including Springville, Union City, Clarksville, Huntingdon, Trezevant, Gleason, and other communities. In addition to McKenzie customers, we are also welcoming those from surrounding communities including those coming from Murray and beyond. They have commented that their reasons for visiting the McKenzie Farmers Market are not only the wide variety of products but the friendliness and hospitality of the vendors, fellow customers, and they enjoy coming to McKenzie and eating and shopping while they are here. We certainly welcome them all and hope they continue to visit our town and experience our southern hospitality.

  • Local Journalism Sustainability Act Seeks Congressional Approval

    Tuesday, August 3

    The Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA) was recently introduced in the U.S. House and has now been introduced in the U.S. Senate — and will benefit every member of this community! Unlike many issues in Washington, this legislation has bipartisan support and is focused on delivering benefits to local communities across the U.S. by sustaining local news organizations, including this newspaper.

  • Senator Stevens Visits Henry County Medical Center Board of Trustees

    Tuesday, August 3

    PARIS — Henry County Medical Center in Paris will be one of the first rural hospitals in Tennessee to participate in a rural medical residency program.

  • Rachel Carroll Named HCMC’s Director of Human Resources

    Tuesday, August 3

    PARIS — Rachel Carroll is the new director of Human Resources. Prior to being named at Henry County Medical Center. Carroll served in the Human Resources Department as a generalist for four months.

  • Dr. Brianna McKinney Joins Phipps Pharmacy as Pharmacy Doctor

    Tuesday, August 3

    McKENZIE — Dr. Brianna Douglas McKinney has joined Phipps Pharmacy as a full-time Pharmacy Doctor. Dr. McKinney will provide care for patients at all Phipps Pharmacy locations and serve as the director of Patient Care Services. In this position, she will use her certification in Medication Therapy Management (MTM) to provide complete medication reviews with our patients, as well as, more exciting health care services.

  • Carroll County Democratic Party to Elect New Leaders

    Tuesday, August 3

    HUNTINGDON—The Carroll County Democratic Party will hold a Biennial Reorganization Convention to elect new leaders on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. The meeting is at The Carroll County Office Complex located at 625 High Street. The door opens at 6 p.m. Convention start time is 6:30 p.m.

  • Clarksburg City Hall to be Renovated

    Tuesday, August 3

    CLARKSBURG (July 26) — During the regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen Monday night, Clarksburg Mayor Howell Wayne Todd announced that the long-awaited project to renovate City Hall had received final approval from USDA’s Rural Development Office.

  • Commission to Make Appointments

    Tuesday, August 3

    HUNTINGDON — Carroll County Commission has appointment to committees and an amendment to the road policy on its August 9 agenda.

  • Atkins Appointed Huntingdon Councilman

    Tuesday, August 3

    HUNTINGDON (July 27) — William Atkins is the newly appointed member of the Huntingdon Town Council. He fills the unexpired term of Tim Tucker, whose term expires November 2024.

  • McKenzie Chamber Announces New Board Members

    Tuesday, August 3

    The McKenzie Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces its 2021-22 Board of Directors.

  • TVA Implodes New Johnsonville Fossil Fuel Plant

    Tuesday, August 3

    NEW JOHNSONVILLE (July 31) — The New Johnsonville Fossil Fuel Steam Plant was razed on Saturday. The plant was removed from the electrical grid on December 31, 2017. It will be replaced by a natural gas-powered generating plant.

  • TDOT Begins Site Clearing, Bid Letting for Atwood Bypass

    Tuesday, August 3

    CARROLL COUNTY — After more than 20 years of the proposal, construction work is expected to begin this year, beginning with the razing of structures that are in the path of the U.S. 79/State Route 76 bypass around Atwood.

  • McKenzie Banner August 3, 2021

    Tuesday, August 3

  • Former Assistant District Attorney Receives Four-Year Jail Sentence

    Tuesday, August 3

    HUNTINGDON (August 2) — Former Assistant District Attorney for the 24th District Thomas Tansil Jr. received jail sentences on three counts of a criminal indictment, which Tansil had entered a plea of nolo contrendre - a plea by which a defendant in a criminal prosecution accepts conviction as though a guilty plea had been entered but does not admit guilt.

  • Kirsten Sass, Amy Dixon Prepare for Paralympics Despite Tokyo’s Record Surge in COVID-19 Cases

    Tuesday, August 3

    As Tokyo undergoes its fourth state of emergency since July 12, McKenzie’s Kirsten Sass, her partner Amy Dixon and para-athletes worldwide prepare for the Paralympic Games, hosted August 27-September 5.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Office K9 Gotchi to Get Body Armor

    Tuesday, August 3

    Carroll County Sheriff’s Office K9 Gotchi will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Gotchi’s vest is sponsored by Vikki and Arnie Medrano of Paso Robles, California and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In honor of those who protect and serve.” Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

  • Rebels Host Lexington for Friday Scrimmage

    Tuesday, August 3

    The McKenzie High School Rebels continue their preparation for the upcoming football season with a week of practice leading up to a home scrimmage against Lexington Friday, August 6 at 7 p.m. at Rebel Stadium.

  • Calendar 8-3-21

    Tuesday, August 3

    Senior Fun Day Carroll County Office on Aging and Baptist Home Health & Hospice are hosting Senior Fun Day Friday, August 20, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the civic center. There is no cost. Lunch is provided. For more information, call 731-986-1985.

  • HCMC Home Health & Hospice Named Top 25 National Best Practice Agency

    Tuesday, August 3

    PARIS — Based on overall survey results for the year 2019, Henry County Medical Center Home Health was named a Top 25 national best practice agency by Fazzi Associates. This award is presented to home health organizations that have demonstrated superior performance in 2019.

  • LifeLine Blood Services Announces Collection Dates, Sites

    Tuesday, August 3

    Wednesday, August 4 Savannah: TVEC – 12 pm to 6 pm Waverly: City Hall – 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Recipes 8-3-21

    Tuesday, August 3

    Layered Zucchini 1 8oz. package American Cheese slices 4 cup sliced zucchini 1 onion, sliced 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper 4 Tablespoon melted butter 3 cup fine rye bread crumbs 3 tomatoes sliced salt and pepper to taste

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, August 3

    Domestic Assault — Zareya Venae Webber, 21, Park Cove, McKenzie was charged with domestic assault after an incident on July 29 at the Park Cove residence.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, August 3

    Vehicle Seized — The vehicle of Liviu Serban, 18, was seized during a July 26 traffic stop in Huntingdon.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, August 3

    •Elizabeth Grace Smith, 19, of McKenzie to Issaic Aron Ezell, 19, of McKenzie.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, August 3

    License Violation, Warrant — Tim Wayne Vestal, 52, of 30 Crooked Street, Trezevant, was cited for driving on a suspended license and arrested for an outstanding warrant during a July 19 traffic stop in Leach.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, August 3

    William J. and Julie A. Raim to Denise Anglin and others.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Court

    Tuesday, August 3

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on July 28 and 29.

  • Hope It’s Not A Louisiana Chain Gang…

    Tuesday, August 3

    Aw man, this could be really bad. I’m talking Sing Sing. Or maybe Leavenworth. They might reopen Alcatraz just for me. I don’t believe they’re going to let me off with just a few nights in the Starkville City Jail. I got a letter from the IRS.

  • City of McKenzie - Budget

    Monday, August 2

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