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WALKING TO SCHOOL –Clarksburg School participated in their first ever National Walk to School Day on Monday, October 1 by the High School Teen Health team.  Students were transported to nearby Blair Cemetery by bus, where all students in grades K - 8 then walked approximately a half mile to …

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The summer trimester at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at McKenzie ended with graduation on August 24th. The ceremony was held at McKenzie Cumberland Presbyterian Church and led by Dr. Bradley White, president. The guest speaker for the ceremony was Lori Neal Nolan. 

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A ceramic flowerpot manufacturer is coming to McKenzie, according to Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Pottery Direct International, Inc. officials. The company will invest $8 million to establish production operations. 

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Chancery Court Clerk Kenneth Todd was sworn in Sept. 18 by 24th Judicial District Chancellor Carma Dennis McGee to serve six more years. This will be his seventh term and 36 years in this position.

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On September 7, the annual golf scramble was held at the Carroll Lake Golf Course to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Carroll County, Inc. This year there were 14 teams participating and eight hole sponsors. Through the generous support of these individuals and businesses, approximately $2,750 was raised for this worthwhile endeavor.

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An estimated 300 athletes from all over North America — including Olympic-level athletes and first-timers, youth and senior citizens and all ages in between — proved their physical endurance Saturday during the first-ever Dixie Triathlon at Carroll County’s 1000-Acre Recreational Lake.

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The Dixie Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center in Huntingdon will come alive Saturday, October 20 to the toe-tapping, soulful tunes of Paul Thorn – the first show of the Carroll Bank & Trust Concert Series. A little bit rocking, a little bit bluesy and completely Southern American, Paul Thorn’s Mississippi roots guarantee a live show that won’t disappoint.

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JUNIOR FAIREST OF THE FAIR – Members of the Junior Fairest of the Fair royalty were chosen Monday night. There were 13 contestants in the 10,11,12 age group. From left, are third maid, Spencer Ervin, 11, sixth grade at Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Elementary School, daughter of Dewayne and D…

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LITTLE MISS FAIREST OF THE FAIR ROYALTY – Members of the Little Miss Fairest of the Fair royalty were chosen Monday night. There were 17 contestants in the ages 7, 8, and 9 group. From left are third maid, Aubrey Kate Hammett, 8, third grade at West Carroll Primary School, daughter of Grant …

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology in McKenzie has a great deal to be proud of.  They have an HVAC Excellence accredited HVACR program, Certified Master HVACR Educator leading the program, and have produced two gold medalists at the SkillsUSA competition.

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MISS TEEN FAIREST OF THE FAIR ROYALTY – Members of the Miss Teen Fairest of the Fair Royalty from left are third maid, Alajah Gilbert, 13, daughter of LaShonda Williams of McKenzie, eighth grader at McKenzie Middle School; first maid, Lindsey Sanders, 14, daughter of John and Kim Sanders of …

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It is time once again to celebrate Heritage Day Music & Arts Festival with the Town of Huntingdon.  On Saturday, September 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., all are invited to Huntingdon’s historic court square to join this free all-day special event honoring the rich history of Carroll County and its county seat in Huntingdon. 

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WALKING TO SCHOOL –Clarksburg School participated in their first ever National Walk to School Day on Monday, October 1 by the High School Teen Health team.  Students were transported to nearby Blair Cemetery by bus, where all students in grades K - 8 then walked approximately a half mile to …

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The 2nd Annual Dixie Student Art Exhibit is currently on display in The Dixie’s Ballroom Gallery. A total of 26 students are represented in the gallery ranging in age from 5-13 years old. The exhibit will be on display through October 27. It is free and open to the public. 

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The summer trimester at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at McKenzie ended with graduation on August 24th. The ceremony was held at McKenzie Cumberland Presbyterian Church and led by Dr. Bradley White, president. The guest speaker for the ceremony was Lori Neal Nolan. 

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A ceramic flowerpot manufacturer is coming to McKenzie, according to Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Pottery Direct International, Inc. officials. The company will invest $8 million to establish production operations. 

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Chancery Court Clerk Kenneth Todd was sworn in Sept. 18 by 24th Judicial District Chancellor Carma Dennis McGee to serve six more years. This will be his seventh term and 36 years in this position.

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On September 7, the annual golf scramble was held at the Carroll Lake Golf Course to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Carroll County, Inc. This year there were 14 teams participating and eight hole sponsors. Through the generous support of these individuals and businesses, approximately $2,750 was raised for this worthwhile endeavor.

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An estimated 300 athletes from all over North America — including Olympic-level athletes and first-timers, youth and senior citizens and all ages in between — proved their physical endurance Saturday during the first-ever Dixie Triathlon at Carroll County’s 1000-Acre Recreational Lake.

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The Dixie Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center in Huntingdon will come alive Saturday, October 20 to the toe-tapping, soulful tunes of Paul Thorn – the first show of the Carroll Bank & Trust Concert Series. A little bit rocking, a little bit bluesy and completely Southern American, Paul Thorn’s Mississippi roots guarantee a live show that won’t disappoint.

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JUNIOR FAIREST OF THE FAIR – Members of the Junior Fairest of the Fair royalty were chosen Monday night. There were 13 contestants in the 10,11,12 age group. From left, are third maid, Spencer Ervin, 11, sixth grade at Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Elementary School, daughter of Dewayne and D…

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Stella Higdon--Little Miss Fairest of the Fair

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LITTLE MISS FAIREST OF THE FAIR ROYALTY – Members of the Little Miss Fairest of the Fair royalty were chosen Monday night. There were 17 contestants in the ages 7, 8, and 9 group. From left are third maid, Aubrey Kate Hammett, 8, third grade at West Carroll Primary School, daughter of Grant …

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology in McKenzie has a great deal to be proud of.  They have an HVAC Excellence accredited HVACR program, Certified Master HVACR Educator leading the program, and have produced two gold medalists at the SkillsUSA competition.

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MISS TEEN FAIREST OF THE FAIR ROYALTY – Members of the Miss Teen Fairest of the Fair Royalty from left are third maid, Alajah Gilbert, 13, daughter of LaShonda Williams of McKenzie, eighth grader at McKenzie Middle School; first maid, Lindsey Sanders, 14, daughter of John and Kim Sanders of …

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The 2018 Miss Fairest of the Fair is Ana-Kate Welsh, daughter of Chris and Ann-Maree Welsh of Bruceton. She was crowned by Alexia Allen of McKenzie, the 2017 Miss Fairest of the Fair.

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It is time once again to celebrate Heritage Day Music & Arts Festival with the Town of Huntingdon.  On Saturday, September 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., all are invited to Huntingdon’s historic court square to join this free all-day special event honoring the rich history of Carroll County and its county seat in Huntingdon. 

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Joseph Butler, who was elected county mayor on August 2, says his efforts in the future will focus on improving the quality of life of Carroll countians through economic development efforts.

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On a majority vote during their September 11 meeting, the Bruceton Board of Aldermen voted to help the Hollow Rock-Bruceton Special School District pay for a school security officer to the tune of around $8,500.

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After voting to hire a school district resource officer (SRO) back in March, members of the West Carroll Board of Education were introduced to their newly hired SRO, Joey Hedge, during their September 6 meeting.

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Bobby Blaylock presided over his first board meeting as Trezevant’s new mayor during a September 6 called meeting at the Trezevant Community Center.

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The assistant director of the McKenzie Parks and Recreation Department who has worked for the department for seven years was appointed to the director’s job at a Sept. 6 meeting of the McKenzie City Council.

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Carroll County School Board members Jimmy Simmons, Debbie Broadbent and Antoinette Stokes, who were elected in the Aug. 2 election, were sworn in during the Aug. 28 school board meeting by Director of Schools John McAdams. All are incumbents. The terms are for four years.

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The University of Tennessee at Martin’s WestStar Leadership Program has selected Tracy Connell, a teacher at Huntingdon High School, and Lindsey Parham, a teacher at McKenzie High School, as two of 12 area educators to participate in the new WestTeach program.

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An Atwood man died and two others were injured in a two vehicle traffic accident Sept. 4 at 10:55 a.m. on U.S. Highway 70 between Camden and Bruceton at Sawyers Mill Road.