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McKenzie Banner Classifieds 11-16-21

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In this issue

  • Man Freed from Overturned Car

    Tuesday, November 16

    McKENZIE (November 12) — McKenzie Fire and Rescue freed a driver from his overturned car after it exited Old McKenzie Highway (SR124), traveled down a kudzu-filled ravine, and overturned, trapping him in the driver’s seat.

  • McKenzie Advances to Quarterfinals

    Tuesday, November 16

    The undefeated McKenzie Rebels (12-0) travel to Fayetteville for the quarterfinals in Class 1A football on Friday, November 19. Game time is 7 p.m. CST.

  • Veterans Honored at McKenzie High

    Tuesday, November 16

    McKENZIE (November 11) — Area veterans were the guests of honor at McKenzie High School at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the school. Garrett Burns, a chaplain with the Navy, was the featured speaker. Burns was an Arkansas native, Bethel University graduate, former youth minister at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and now serves as associate chaplain at his alma mater, Bethel. He and wife, Jessica, have four children.

  • City Recorder Airlifted After Being Struck By Automobile

    Tuesday, November 16

    McKENZIE (November 13) — McKenzie City Recorder Jennifer Waldrup was airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville after she was struck by an automobile at the intersection of Cedar and Main streets on Saturday.

  • Industrial Announcement is Thursday

    Tuesday, November 16

    The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development will make an industrial announcement on Thursday, November 18, 11 a.m. at the Carroll County Airport.

  • Local Christmas Events

    Tuesday, November 16

    McKenzie McKenzie’s annual Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, December 4 at 4 p.m.

  • Trezevant Board Receives Project Updates

    Tuesday, November 16

    The Trezevant City Board met Tuesday, November 9, with a bare quorum and took action on a few items on the agenda. Regarding the Davis property on Crooked Street, Mayor Bobby Blaylock recommended sending another certified letter to Lucinda Davis about the condition of her property since she has not updated the board in several months.

  • West Tennessee Must Be Ready for Community Growth

    Tuesday, November 16

    JACKSON (November 10) — We are the cusp of something great, said Dr. Keith Carver, Chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin. He was speaking of the announcement of Ford Motor Company’s Blue Oval Project to members of the WestStar alumni. Dr. Carver said the project has the potential to reshape West Tennessee.

  • Priestleys to Celebrate Golden Anniversary

    Tuesday, November 16

    A reception is being planned by the family of Keith and Sherri Priestly to celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary.

  • McKenzie Banner November 16, 2021

    Tuesday, November 16

  • Huntingdon Mustang Football Season Ends in Nail Biter

    Tuesday, November 16

    MEMPHIS (November 12) — The Huntingdon Mustangs bowed out of the TSSAA Playoffs Friday night after facing the Tigers of Memphis Academy of Health Sciences (10-1) in an 8-7 nail biter. The Mustangs struggled to move the ball against the highly athletic Memphis team who allowed only 64 points in 11 games.

  • Rebels Blank Cornersville

    Tuesday, November 16

    Sometimes it’s the offense that’s key to the game. Sometimes its defense or special teams or it’s a combination of two or three of them. McKenzie’s defense played absolutely lights out against Cornersville tallying numerous tackles for no gain or loss and intercepting two passes. The Rebel offense fed off of the defensive play and took care of business on the scoreboard enroute to a 28-0 win over the 9-2 Bulldogs who finished second in their region this year.

  • McKenzie Sweeps Bradford, Harrelson, Splits with Huntingdon

    Tuesday, November 16

    McKenzie Middle had a busy week on the hardwood with three games last week. Last Monday, November 8, they played host to Bradford winning both games.

  • West Carroll Sweeps Clarksburg on Homecoming

    Tuesday, November 16

    West Carroll Middle School celebrated Homecoming with a pair of wins over Clarksburg on Veteran’s Day last Thursday, November 11.

  • West Carroll Eliminated in The Class 1A Second Round

    Tuesday, November 16

    For the second time in three weeks, West Carroll had the task of playing a three-time defending state champion.

  • Weekly 150: Celebrating 200 Years

    Tuesday, November 16

    I find it interesting how many institutions, colleges and preparatory schools have called Carroll County home over its 200 years of existence. Currently, Bethel College/University is the only four-year accredited institution of higher learning in Carroll County, not to take anything away from McKenzie’s branch of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology.

  • Lifeline Blood Services November Blood Drives

    Tuesday, November 16

    Lifeline Blood Services is in need of blood donations. Your help could save the life of a friend or family member in West Tennessee.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Tuesday, November 16

    Ricky Dale Nutting, 39, of McKenzie to Bridget Gail Smith McMullin, 38, of McKenzie.

  • Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

    Tuesday, November 16

    Court Order Violation — Robert Harris, 53, of 945 Bobbitt Road, Bruceton, was arrested on Nov. 8 for allegedly violating a court-issued order of protection.

  • Huntingdon Police Reports

    Tuesday, November 16

    Aggravated Criminal Trespass — Huntingdon residents Jacob N. Borntrager (age not provided) and James A. Kee, 21, were both charged with aggravated criminal trespass and vandalism under $1,000 on Oct. 29.

  • General Sessions Report

    Tuesday, November 16

    HUNTINGDON — The following cases were heard in Carroll General Sessions Court on November 10.

  • Property Transfers

    Tuesday, November 16

    Sarah Lynn Stone to Enrique Hernandez and others in District 22.

  • McKenzie Police Reports

    Tuesday, November 16

    Simple Assault — Mr. Franklin Hewlett, of McKenzie, informed McKenzie Police that shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday, November 8, he was leaving work at a local restaurant when Jonathan Gant, 37, of Trenton, came around the corner of the building in an aggressive manner and attacked him. Hewlett stated that after wrestling with him for a short time, he was able to get free and go back into the building.

  • Calendar 11-15-21

    Tuesday, November 16

    Soup For Life Beating Hearts Help Center is hosting Soup For Life on November 16, 2021 from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 16835 Highland Drive in McKenzie. It is all you can eat: soup, sandwich, dessert and drink for only $25. Jim Keeling of Earthen Vessels Pottery and Gifts in Martin will perform pottery demonstrations. Your uniquely created bowl goes home with you. For tickets, call Beating Hearts Help Center at 731-207-1400 or 731-393-1401 or visit the center located at 21203 Highway 22 in McKenzie. 

  • They Let That Big Bird Loose!

    Tuesday, November 16

    I don’t do travelogue stories. I am not Triple A, Expedia, Travelocity or Hotel Finder.com. I don’t hardly even know where I’ve been...so it would be silly of me to suggest where you go.

  • Gary Simmons

    Tuesday, November 16