Nurses learn about youth health topics

This year’s annual school nurse inservice was recently conducted at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon to help educate the community’s school nurses about a variety of health care topics specifically related to our youth. Sponsored by Baptist Huntingdon, four attended the training that was facilitated by Nina Smothers, DPh, MBA, Director of Pharmacy, Ancillary, and Industrial Services.…

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Late-night fire at MagPro in Camden

    A reported explosion around late Friday evening led to a roaring blaze at MagPro, LLC. in Camden, with flames rising above treetops and visible from nearby roadways.  Click here to subscribe to the Camden Chronicle Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher has reported that all MagPro employees have been accounted for, and asks that…

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News-Leader hosting 2017 First Snow Snowman Contest

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 –…

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McKenzie votes in liquor by the drink

By a vote of 798 to 584, the City of McKenzie’s liquor by the drink referendum passed in the Nov. 8 General Election. The referendum that gained enough signatures to be placed on the ballot was iniatiated by Billy Wood, who is not a resident of McKenzie, but works as the city’s superintendent of the…

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Huntingdon mayor, council members sworn in

  shirleyNANNEY editor Huntingdon Mayor Dale Kelley and three of the four council members elected in Tuesday’s election for four-year terms were sworn in Wednesday morning by town judge Marsha Johns. Kelley is beginning his seventh term as mayor. Tim Tucker, beginning his eighth term; and Charles Hodges and Carl Byars, beginning their second terms,…

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Carroll County Election Totals

  Unofficial voting totals for Carroll County 19 of 19 precincts reporting President & Vice President Donald J. Trump – R– 7,731 Hillary Clinton – D – 2,323 “Rocky” Roque – 22 Gary Johnson- I – 181 Alyson Kennedy – I –20 Mike Smith – I – 18 Jill Stein – I – 38 Evan McMullin –…

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Special awards presented at Chamber of Commerce banquet

Nine individuals in five different categories were recognized during the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet Monday night at the Carroll County Civic Center. “This evening’s event represents the 34th time the Chamber has held a membership banquet,” said Chamber President Brad Hurley. “Our purpose this evening is simple: to honor businesses and individuals…

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Thomas, Arnold named Mr. and Miss HHS

ronPARK staff writer Scores of Mustangs fans watched Friday afternoon as Huntingdon High School football players, coaches, cheerleaders, band members, and other students and faculty paraded their way through town to the court square, where this year’s football homecoming pep rally was held. Homecoming week winners were named, as well as this year’s Mr. and…

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Debbie Kinnick

1961-2016 Debbie Kinnick, 54, of Hollow Rock passed away Thursday, October 6 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were held October 9 at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home, with Bro. Billy Joe Hilliard officiating. Burial followed at Long Rock Cemetery.

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Charlye Mae Ridley

1931-2016 Charlye Mae Ridley, 85, of McKenzie passed away Tuesday, October 4 at her residence. Funeral services were held October 9, with Bro. Dennis Trull officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

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