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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 6-1-21

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In this issue

  • Sydney Lane’s Second Grade Class Earns 1,000 AR Points

    Wednesday, June 2

    Congratulations to Mrs. Sydney Lane’s second grade class for earning 1,000 Accelerated Reader Points in April.

  • McKenzie All-Stars

    Wednesday, June 2

  • Farmers’ Market News

    Wednesday, June 2

    The McKenzie Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, June 5 at 8 a.m. Many of the regular vendors from last year will be at the downtown market, located at the intersection of Cedar and Waldran streets. 

  • Henry County Man Charged with Rape of Child

    Tuesday, June 1

    On May 26, 2021, Joshua D. Peiffer, 35, of 1725 Reynoldsburg Rd. in Henry County was arrested by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with two counts of rape of a child and one count of aggravated sexual battery.

  • Employment Improves Locally, State

    Tuesday, June 1

    NASHVILLE (May 27) — The tri-counties of Carroll, Henry and Weakley and the state of Tennessee had improved employment statistics for the April 2021 reporting period. According to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the state’s overall unemployment rate is 5.0 percent, down from 5.1 percent in March 2021 and a full 10.8 percent lower than April 2020’s rate of 15.8 percent, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • McKenzie Elementary Fourth Quarter Honor, Merit Roll

    Tuesday, June 1

    First Grade Teacher: Chase Barton Honor Roll: Heath Johnson and Taylor Little. Merit Roll: Danica Biegley, Ripken Brown, Callie Davidson, Ruger Schieman and Samantha Umstead. 

  • McKenzie School Board to Discuss Budget, New Multi-Purpose Building

    Tuesday, June 1

    McKENZIE — A new multi-use facility and painting the exterior of the McKenzie Elementary School are two items on the Thursday, June 10 agenda of the McKenzie Special School District Board of Education. During the meeting, the board is expected to adopt a tax rate and the budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year.

  • McKenzie Chamber Plans First After-Hours Meet and Greet

    Tuesday, June 1

    McKENZIE (May 27) — McKenzie Chamber of Commerce and Industry plans its first after-hours meet and greet event for members. It is Tuesday, June 15, 5 to 7 p.m. at Overflow Church on Highland Drive.

  • DEMOCRACY

    Tuesday, June 1

    Joseph R. Biden is the President of The United States of America.

  • Enhanced Early Retirement Discussed for Sheriff’s Deputies

    Tuesday, June 1

    HUNTINGDON (May 26) — Members of the Carroll County Budget and Law Enforcement committees heard a proposal about the “bridge plan” for Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Commission certified law enforcement officers to retire with extra benefits for those between the age of 55 and 62.

  • Chamber of Commerce to Manage Fishing Tournaments

    Tuesday, June 1

    HUNTINGDON (May 25) — Carroll County Chamber of Commerce was granted the rights to administer future fishing tournaments on the Carroll County 1000-Acre Recreational Lake. During a meeting of the Carroll County Watershed Authority on Tuesday, May 25, the board voted unanimously to administer the tournaments, including the annual Bassmaster Junior High tournament. Each tournament will bear a $500 fee to help fund the fish population management.

  • Huntingdon Hosts Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

    Tuesday, June 1

    The City of Huntingdon hosted its 18th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Thomas Park on East Main Street in Huntingdon at 10 a.m., Monday, May 31.

  • City of McKenzie Holds Memorial Day Event

    Tuesday, June 1

    McKENZIE (May 31) — The City of McKenzie hosted its annual Memorial Day event Monday at 10 a.m. at Veterans Park. Mayor Jill Holland began the ceremony by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Colton Baker led the National Anthem and the Patriotic Selection. Randy McCadams said the prayer and recited a Memorial Day poem at the event’s conclusion. Mayor Holland then extended her welcome and thanked everyone who helped with the program before introducing the event’s featured speaker, Sergeant Major Spiros Roditis.

  • Former NFLer Keith Williams Named Offensive Coordinator

    Tuesday, June 1

    McKENZIE — Coach Michael Jasper announced Friday Coach Keith Williams has been named Offensive Coordinator for the Wildcats. Williams replaces Morgan Cruce who recently became the new Offensive Coordinator with the Henry County Patriots.

  • McKenzie, Huntingdon Athletes Place at State Track and Field

    Tuesday, June 1

    ROCKVALE, Tenn. (May 25) — McKenzie High School and Huntingdon High School each had athletes place in the Track and Field competitions in the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association state finals in Rockvale.

  • Recipes 6-1-21

    Tuesday, June 1

    Banana Pudding 1 large package instant vanilla pudding 1 8-ounce sour cream 3 cup milk 1 8-ounce container cool whip Blend pudding and milk, add sour cream and mix. Fold in cool whip. Layer in a bowl: bananas, vanilla wafers, and pudding mixture. Looks great in trifle bowl.

  • Bethel, Eastside FCE May Meeting

    Tuesday, June 1

    There were 11 members present for the May meeting in the home of Mary and Pennye Mays. The devotion was given by Mrs. Judy Roberts using a poem by Helen Steiner Rice, entitled, “Finding Faith in a Flower”. The club Creed was read in unison. Roll call was answered with, “My Favorite Flower”. The minutes were read by the secretary, Lisa Williams. A motion was made and seconded to be accepted as read. The treasury report was given with no changes.

  • Macedonia FCE News

    Tuesday, June 1

    The Macedonia FCE club met May 7 at the Community Center with five members present. Members met 11 a.m. and enjoyed a delicious add-a-dish luncheon. Martha Sure Peters, the devotional leader, gave a wonderful reading about “Blessings of Family and Home”. The Club prayer was read by Sarah Brown.

  • Calendar 6-1-21

    Tuesday, June 1

    Georgia Peaches for Sale by Humane Society The Carroll County Humane Society will be taking orders for Georgia (Freestone) Peaches beginning Thursday, May 13th and ending Saturday, June 19. A hand picked, fresh orchard box of 11-13 lb. of peaches is $30 or $31.50 if paying with credit or debit card. Delivery will be early to mid July.  

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, June 1

    Warrants — Warrants for aggravated assault, burglary, and theft of property under $1,000 were issued against Justin Lee Oliver, 33, of 95 Hurt Street, Trezevant, following a recent incident in Trezevant.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, June 1

    James W. Lucas to James and Sarah Lucas. Sarah Manning Lucas to James and Sarah Lucas. Sonja E. Eiland to Luke K. and Katelyn R. Robertson in District 9.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, June 1

    Aggravated Burglary — Clinton Dailey Hoard, 34, of Huntingdon was arrested for aggravated burglary on May 11 after allegedly trying to force his way into a Huntingdon residence.

  • Carroll County General Sessions Court Report

    Tuesday, June 1

    The following cases were heard in Carroll County General Sessions Court on May 26 and 27. Two persons were bound over the Grand Jury of the Carroll County Circuit Court.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, June 1

    Adam Wes Cary, 42, of Lexington to Wendy Marie Stuart Autry, 45, of Huntingdon.

  • Weekly 150: Edgar A. Harrell

    Tuesday, June 1

    If you asked me 20 years ago about the USS Indianapolis, I would have told you it was the ship in Quint’s monologue from Jaws. Robert Shaw in his whiskey and cigarette-rich voice delivered the semi-factual tale of what took place.

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