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The Huntingdon High basketball teams had a busy week on the court as they both played three games apiece. Two of those contests were district match-ups with Friday’s games deciding who rests at the top of District 11-A for the Fillies and the Mustangs.

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Perhaps the most successful athlete to ever come out of Carroll County, Hollow Rock-Bruceton alumnus, Ole Miss graduate, and retired NFL star Patrick Willis was recently named to the College Football Hall of Fame for his outstanding career at Ole Miss from 2003 to 2006.

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“I have coached on national championship teams at Miami and USC and worked with All-Americans at both schools. Patrick Willis is the best linebacker I have ever coached or seen.”

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Among those receiving true bills from the Grand Jury were David Herbert Anderson, 59, of Yuma; Orlando Terrell Olive, 18, of McKenzie; and Joseph Ivan Fallon, 34, of Jackson.

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The Carroll County Grand Jury is convening for its first session of 2019 this week, and among the dozens of cases to be considered by the jury, three have been major local news-makers.

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Enjoying his fourth consecutive win as spelling bee champion at Huntingdon Middle School is eighth grader Keller Smith. Keller is the 14-year-old son of Scott and Shawna Barger of Huntingdon. About winning for the fourth year in a row, Keller says, “I feel very excited to have another opportunity to be in the regional spelling bee. Every year that I have been, it has felt like a new experience. New words, new people, new competition.”

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The two Town of Bruceton aldermen and the mayor, elected in the Nov. 6 election, were sworn in by town attorney Michael King during an 11 o’clock meeting at city hall on Dec. 11.

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Despite the threat of wintry weather, hundreds of excited students, family, and friends made their way to Bethel’s Rosemary and Harry Crisp II Arena to cheer on the university’s newest group of graduates this weekend. In his welcoming remarks, Bethel University President Walter Butler noted that 1,108 Bethel University students graduated during the 2018 calendar year. A total of 374 students from the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Professional Studies, and Health Sciences matriculated during the December commencement.During the ceremony, Dr. Joe Sam was honored as Professor Emeritus.

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Robo-calls and spoofing are on the rise, but the federal government is seeking solutions to these and other communications technology problems – at least that’s what three representatives from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had to say Thursday during a public meeting at Huntingd…

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The Shepherd's Table, the Community Kitchen created by the volunteers at the First Presbyterian Church of Huntingdon, serves more and more guests with each passing month. The volunteers served more than 80 guests at their November supper. They will be hosting their next supper on Tuesday, De…

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Perhaps the most successful athlete to ever come out of Carroll County, Hollow Rock-Bruceton alumnus, Ole Miss graduate, and retired NFL star Patrick Willis was recently named to the College Football Hall of Fame for his outstanding career at Ole Miss from 2003 to 2006.

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“I have coached on national championship teams at Miami and USC and worked with All-Americans at both schools. Patrick Willis is the best linebacker I have ever coached or seen.”

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Members of the McKenzie Public Library Enrichment Foundation showed up at the January 10 McKenzie Council meeting in support of the city donating land to the Enrichment Foundation.

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Among those receiving true bills from the Grand Jury were David Herbert Anderson, 59, of Yuma; Orlando Terrell Olive, 18, of McKenzie; and Joseph Ivan Fallon, 34, of Jackson.

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Those chosen for this year’s basketball homecoming court at Clarksburg High School were recognized Friday night during pregame ceremonies.

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Carroll County E91 Board of Directors took care of several items of business during the December 18 meeting while attending the Christmas get-together at the Colonial Tea Room.

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The Carroll County Grand Jury is convening for its first session of 2019 this week, and among the dozens of cases to be considered by the jury, three have been major local news-makers.

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Enjoying his fourth consecutive win as spelling bee champion at Huntingdon Middle School is eighth grader Keller Smith. Keller is the 14-year-old son of Scott and Shawna Barger of Huntingdon. About winning for the fourth year in a row, Keller says, “I feel very excited to have another opportunity to be in the regional spelling bee. Every year that I have been, it has felt like a new experience. New words, new people, new competition.”

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The two Town of Bruceton aldermen and the mayor, elected in the Nov. 6 election, were sworn in by town attorney Michael King during an 11 o’clock meeting at city hall on Dec. 11.

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Despite the threat of wintry weather, hundreds of excited students, family, and friends made their way to Bethel’s Rosemary and Harry Crisp II Arena to cheer on the university’s newest group of graduates this weekend. In his welcoming remarks, Bethel University President Walter Butler noted that 1,108 Bethel University students graduated during the 2018 calendar year. A total of 374 students from the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Professional Studies, and Health Sciences matriculated during the December commencement.During the ceremony, Dr. Joe Sam was honored as Professor Emeritus.

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A McKenzie man accused of shooting a McKenzie woman back in October was bound over to the January session of the Grand Jury last week in Carroll County General Sessions Court.

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Robo-calls and spoofing are on the rise, but the federal government is seeking solutions to these and other communications technology problems – at least that’s what three representatives from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had to say Thursday during a public meeting at Huntingd…

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The Shepherd's Table, the Community Kitchen created by the volunteers at the First Presbyterian Church of Huntingdon, serves more and more guests with each passing month. The volunteers served more than 80 guests at their November supper. They will be hosting their next supper on Tuesday, De…

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During the 7 a.m. Dec. 4 meeting of the Huntingdon Special School District’s Board of Education, acknowledged staff member transfers, amended several board policies, heard from high school guidance counselor Tracy Connell on WestTeach program, approved the 2019-2020 school calendar and set the next meeting date.

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Even though Huntingdon’s Main Street Christmas parade and the live nativity scene on the courthouse lawn had to be cancelled Saturday due to inclement weather, some of the activities did go on.

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A Madison County man charged in the Halloween night abduction of a local teen was bound over to the January 2019 session of the Grand Jury last week in Carroll County General Sessions Court.

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The Dixie Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center will present their highly anticipated annual Christmas show, “A Christmas On Broadway” on Saturday, December 15 at 7 p.m.

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The Carroll County Health Department partnered with the South Carroll Special School District (SCSSD) and the Clarksburg Teen Health Council for the annual Slam Dunk Tobacco event at Clarksburg High School on November 27, 2018.

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An estimated 70,000 people from all over the world participated in this year’s St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Marathon Saturday in Memphis.

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Bethel University vice president, Dr. Kimberly Martin, announced an agreement today that will make it easier for graduates of Dyersburg State Community College to transfer to Bethel to complete their bachelor’s degrees in management and organizational development with optional concentrations in information technology or healthcare management

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Local beauty Tera Townsend, 21, of Huntingdon has again qualified to be in the Miss Tennessee pageant by winning the Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival title recently. She is an audio engineering student at SAE Institute Nashville.

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A total of 374 Bethel University degree candidates are slated to graduate during ceremonies this Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Rosemary and Harry Crisp II Arena in the Vera Low Center for Student Enrichment. Commencement activities begin at 10 a.m.

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 The Bethel Wildcats fell to Faulkner 93-73 Thursday but bounced back with a big conference win at Middle Georgia State Saturday afternoon in Cochran, Georgia. The Cats moved to 5-3 and 1-1 after their 92-70 victory. MGS fell to 6-1 and 1-1. It was the seventh meeting between the two programs and Bethel has a 4-3 advantage after the win.

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Coach John Weeks maintained his strong recruiting presence in the Mid-South area with the signing of Henry County High School standout Paige Roberts recently. Paige is the daughter of Eddie and Tammie Roberts of Paris, Tennessee and will major in Education.

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The Bethel Wildcat Archery program signed Henry County High School standout Hasadiah Coleman on Tuesday. He is the son Chris and Joy Coleman of Paris and will major in Business.

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A November 28 preliminary hearing for a Madison County man was stopped and continued for tomorrow (Wednesday, Dec. 5) after the alleged teenage victim broke down emotionally and was unable to continue with testimony last week in Carroll County General Sessions Court.