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Visitation for Morgan Fuller Friday, Memorial service is Saturday

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Visitation for Morgan Fuller, 17, of Huntingdon is Friday from 1 to 8 p.m. at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home in Huntingdon. Memorial services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Huntingdon Missionary Baptist Church with burial to follow in Bethlehem Cemetery. Her parents, Jeff and Wanda Fuller would like for her to be remembered as a young…

Throwback Thursday: First Woman in Huntingdon Inducted Into TN National Guard

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This week’s throwback Thursday takes a look back at the January 10, 1996 edition of the Carroll County News-Leader when Mary Weekly became the first woman to be inducted into the Huntingdon unit of the Tennessee National Guard.   First Woman Inducted Into TN National Guard By Shirley Nanney The Huntingdon unit of the Tennessee…

Carroll County Legislative Body: Senator Stevens chooses not to support nonpartisan elections

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ronPARK staff writer The move to establish nonpartisan elections in Carroll County may have hit a snag. During the Monday night meeting of the Carroll County Legislative Body, County Mayor Kenny McBride informed commissioners that State Senator John Stevens has declined to support the measure. Back in November of last year, 20 out of 21…

Allegion acquires Republic Doors & Frames

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Allegion (NYSE:ALLE) of Dublin, Ireland, a leading global security products and solutions provider, has acquired Republic Doors & Frames, Inc. (Republic) of McKenzie through one of its subsidiaries, according to a company news release. Republic manufactures hollow metal doors and frames, complementing Allegion’s Steelcraft ®  brand and core business in the Americas region. Headquartered in…

Saturday’s fundraiser to benefit Tim Boyd family

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shirleyNANNEY editor A fundraiser will be held to benefit the Tim Boyd family on Jan. 14 at Clarksburg High School gym from 2 until 7 p.m. Tim, who was employed by Dilday-Carter Funeral Home, was seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck on Oct. 10 within the city limits of Huntingdon on State Highway 22. He…

First snowfall of season hits county, West Tennessee

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shirleyNANNEY ronPark A light snow fell overnight Thursday in most of the counties in West Tennessee, giving the area the first snowfall of the season. It was believed to be a half-inch to one to two inches, depending where you were. The snow, which fell around Friday around 5 and 5:30 a.m., covered the roads.…

Camden Chronicle hosting 2017 Benton County Snowman Contest

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With the first snow of the year coming in this morning, many local residents will be braving the cold weather to craft snowmen. The Camden Chronicle is hosting the 2017 Benton County Snowman Contest. Winners will have their snowman photos published in next week’s issue of the Camden Chronicle. The entry rules are simple –…

News-Leader hosting 2017 First Snow Snowman Contest

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With the first snow of the year coming in this morning, many local residents will be braving the cold weather to craft snowmen. The Carroll County News-Leader is hosting the 2017 First Snow Snowman Contest. Winners will have their snowman photos published in next week’s issue of the News-Leader. The entry rules are simple –…

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Bettye’s Shoppe in Huntingdon

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This week’s throwback Thursday looks back at the retirement of Bettye McCollum, owner of Bettye’s Shoppe in the January 8, 1997 edition of the Carroll County News-Leader. The business was open from 1975-1997. Retiring Dress Shop Owner Cherishes Memories By Shirley Nanney   Bettye is closing her ladies’ wear business after 22 years. A posted…

Glynn Mebane celebrates his retirement with peers and friends

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shirleyNANNEY editor From 1 until 3:30 p.m. at Carroll Bank and Trust Community Room Dec. 28, Glynn Mebane greeted a steady stream of his Farm Bureau peers and the families he has served over the last 42 years, during his retirement reception. It was food and fellowship for two and a half hours. He was…

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