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Bruceton police officers would like a raise included in the 2019-2020 budget the Mayor and Board of Aldermen learned during the March12 meeting.

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Carroll County part time deputy Daniel Paar, 65, died suddenly Sunday afternoon of an apparent heart attack while on his way home from taking his daughter to a Baptist Church School in Ky., according to Carroll County Sheriff Andy Dickson.

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The two indicted last year on over 150 charges stemming from a case of mass animal cruelty in Atwood are scheduled to appear Friday in Carroll County Circuit Court for a pre-trial motions hearing.

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On Sunday, March 10th, Huntingdon’s historic First Presbyterian Church (USA) celebrated the re-dedication of their church’s sanctuary, after nearly a one-year absence due to weather-related damage to the infrastructure.

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School principals reported on the district’s report card from the state during the Monday night meeting of the Hollow Rock-Bruceton Board of Education.

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A resolution to approve a bid from Red River Waste Solutions, a proposed new contractor for rural trash collection, was tabled until the April 8 Carroll County Legislative Body meeting after hearing from four different people on the matter prior to the Monday night meeting.

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Sewer customers in Clarksburg will see an increase in their sewer bills beginning with their March bills as a result of action taken during the regular meeting of Clarksburg’s Mayor and Board of Aldermen on February 25.  The minimum bill will remain at $15 per month, but the usage per gallon…

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A McKenzie High School senior has won the state VFW’s Voice of Democracy contest. Emily Bolin, 17, daughter of Stephanie Bolin and the late James Bolin, was named the winner during the Mid-Winter Tennessee State VFW Conference Feb. 15-16 at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.

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The Obion River Regional Library, part of the Tennessee State Library and Archives Public Library Service, hosted a Library Legislative and Mayoral Breakfast on Friday, February 1, 2019, at the Regional Library Office in Martin to highlight the many ways that public libraries are serving Tennesseans.

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GIVING BACK – Local and area first responders are served by West Carroll High School students during a special school district-sponsored dinner honoring first responders Monday night at the school cafeteria in Atwood. Over 100 first responders were served, including representatives from the …

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The increasing cost of an ongoing project to eliminate frequent flooding and repair dangerously large potholes caused by water erosion on and around Park Street was met with some objections by members of the Trezevant Mayor and Board of Aldermen during their February 12 meeting.

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The United Methodist Church, America’s second-largest Protestant denomination, voted recently at the General Conference in St. Louis, 449-374 to strengthen the denomination’s bans on same-sex marriage and openly homosexual clergy.

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Bruceton police officers would like a raise included in the 2019-2020 budget the Mayor and Board of Aldermen learned during the March12 meeting.

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It was on March 12, 1969 that Brenda Walker spent her first day working at Carroll Farmers Co-op. Fifty years to the day, her service to the company was celebrated with fanfare, congratulations and food.

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Carroll County part time deputy Daniel Paar, 65, died suddenly Sunday afternoon of an apparent heart attack while on his way home from taking his daughter to a Baptist Church School in Ky., according to Carroll County Sheriff Andy Dickson.

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The two indicted last year on over 150 charges stemming from a case of mass animal cruelty in Atwood are scheduled to appear Friday in Carroll County Circuit Court for a pre-trial motions hearing.

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On Sunday, March 10th, Huntingdon’s historic First Presbyterian Church (USA) celebrated the re-dedication of their church’s sanctuary, after nearly a one-year absence due to weather-related damage to the infrastructure.

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School principals reported on the district’s report card from the state during the Monday night meeting of the Hollow Rock-Bruceton Board of Education.

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A resolution to approve a bid from Red River Waste Solutions, a proposed new contractor for rural trash collection, was tabled until the April 8 Carroll County Legislative Body meeting after hearing from four different people on the matter prior to the Monday night meeting.

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Keller Smith, son of Scott and Shawna Smith who is an eighth grade student at Huntingdon Middle School, came in second place at the Fourth Annual Tennessee Titans Regional Spelling Bee in Nashville recently. 

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Sewer customers in Clarksburg will see an increase in their sewer bills beginning with their March bills as a result of action taken during the regular meeting of Clarksburg’s Mayor and Board of Aldermen on February 25.  The minimum bill will remain at $15 per month, but the usage per gallon…

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Three small voting precincts will be combined into three larger ones, according to a vote of the Carroll County Election Commission at the February 26 meeting.

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A resolution to approve a bid from a new contractor for rural trash collection will be put before commissioners during the March 11 meeting of the Carroll County Legislative Body.

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“From Darkness To Sight” is the title of the autobiographical book by renowned eye surgeon Dr. Ming Wang – a book that traces Wang’s journey from an oppressed youth in communist China to a successful physician in the United States.

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A McKenzie High School senior has won the state VFW’s Voice of Democracy contest. Emily Bolin, 17, daughter of Stephanie Bolin and the late James Bolin, was named the winner during the Mid-Winter Tennessee State VFW Conference Feb. 15-16 at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.

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The Obion River Regional Library, part of the Tennessee State Library and Archives Public Library Service, hosted a Library Legislative and Mayoral Breakfast on Friday, February 1, 2019, at the Regional Library Office in Martin to highlight the many ways that public libraries are serving Tennesseans.

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GIVING BACK – Local and area first responders are served by West Carroll High School students during a special school district-sponsored dinner honoring first responders Monday night at the school cafeteria in Atwood. Over 100 first responders were served, including representatives from the …

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In a recent announcement, VP Racing Fuels industry disclosed its intention to locate its new operations in Huntingdon. The race fuel manufacturer and distributor will create 40 new jobs and invest approximately $4.6 million in Carroll County.

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The Carroll County Library is losing its head librarian. Carroll County Library Director Nikki Cunningham is resigning from the job for family reasons.

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The increasing cost of an ongoing project to eliminate frequent flooding and repair dangerously large potholes caused by water erosion on and around Park Street was met with some objections by members of the Trezevant Mayor and Board of Aldermen during their February 12 meeting.

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Bruceton Mayor Bob Keeton handed out plaques at the Feb. 12 meeting while acknowledging the exceptional job the town employees do in keeping the water department in tip top condition.

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The Carroll County News-Leader’s second Valentine Sweetheart Couple is Howard and Marilyn Little Pruett, of Huntingdon. The Sweetheart Couple has been married for almost 63 years. According to their three children, they have been true examples of an enduring and committed relationship.

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State Representative Curtis Halford gave an update on the state legislature that is now in session during a noon day meeting held at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce on Friday.

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A sizable crowd of local citizens, including several community and church leaders, gathered in the Webb School auditorium Saturday to celebrate the heritage and continuing contributions of the black community as part of Black History Month.

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Three people died in a mobile home fire during the predawn hours of Jan. 29 on New Zion Road in the rural area of Carroll County on Route 4, McKenzie. The bodies are being sent for autopsies.

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In a very short meeting of the Carroll County Watershed Authority on Jan. 22, chairman Tommy Surber noted that the agreement with the cola beverage supplier at the Carroll County 1,000 Acre Recreational Lake is expiring.

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The City of McKenzie kicked off its 150th year Sesquicentennial celebration Saturday at the Park Theatre with speeches, the showing of two free movies and a reception that included a special decorated cake, chocolate strawberries and punch.

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In a suspension of rules, the Huntingdon Town Council approved a Change Order for the 2016 LPRF Kelley Sports Complex Phase II contract with Miller Contractors that will include the cost of a HVAC unit for $36,960. The original contract cost of $57,700 which was just for masonry work will now be increased to $94,660 with a completion date of 98 days (April 15) instead of 60 days. The new change order is for HVAC work that includes a 5-ton split heat pump on the first floor and a 3-ton split heat pump on the second floor plus four electric heaters, exhaust fans and 16 Seer Amana.

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After 40 years in the medical profession as a family practitioner, Dr. Steve Williamson, who practiced medicine in Huntingdon, has retired.

He officially retired Dec. 31 from his practice with Baptist Medical Group with a reception held for him in the Baptist Hospital’s cafeteria on Jan. 23.

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Some might say that life has dealt Trezevant resident Zachary Butler a bad hand.

Diagnosed with a rare debilitating disease as a child and confined to a wheelchair since his late teens, now 33-year-old Butler has recently been informed by doctors that he only has about six months left to live.

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The 2019 West Carroll High School Basketball Homecoming Court was presented Friday night during pregame ceremonies in the school gymnasium. Senior Hayley Brooks, daughter of John and Jennifer McBride, was crowned as homecoming queen.

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Basketball players, managers, and cheerleaders at Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central High School were all recognized January 15 during pre-game homecoming ceremonies in the school gymnasium, concluding with the naming of this year’s homecoming court. Receiving the crown as queen was senior Kaitlyn French, daughter of Brandy and Michael French.