Campbell Arms welcomed with open arms in McKenzie

ronPARK staff writer Carroll County’s newest industry was welcomed in true Fourth of July style as dozens of local and state leaders and interested citizens gathered at the Carroll County Airport’s main hanger for the official opening announcement. As was announced at the event, Campbell Arms Manufacturing, LLC (CAM) is moving into the former Cut…

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Throwback Thursday: Huntingdon Unveils War Memorial In 2001

This week’s throwback Thursday looks back at the July 4, 2001 edition of the Carroll County News-Leader when Huntingdon held a ceremony to dedicate the war memorial monument. New War Memorial Monument Dedicated In Impressive Ceremony By Shirley Nanney Never was the pride of the red, white, and blue more prevalent than Saturday night in…

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Miss Dixie PAC places in Top Ten in Miss Tennessee

shirleyNANNEY editor Miss Dixie PAC, Yvannah Garcia, a Miss Tennessee contestant, says this past week was definitely a life changing experience for her. “Not only was I able to develop new friendships and strengthen older ones, but I was also able to grow as a competitor, daughter, and individual in that short week,” she said.…

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Throwback Thursday: Battling On For Parker’s Crossroads

This week’s throwback Thursday looks back to the June 15, 2004 edition of the Carroll County News-Leader. The Parker’s Crossroads Civil War battle reenactment was held the previous weekend on June 12 and 13. By John Latham Staff Writer History was brought to life on Saturday and Sunday at Parker’s Crossroads City Park, where nearly 450…

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Longtime labor leader, public servant James Neely dies

shirleyNANNEY editor Longtime AFL-CIO labor leader and former state commissioner James G. “Jim” Neely died June 14 after a bout with cancer at daughter Hope Turner’s home in Covington. His funeral was Sunday at First United Methodist Church of Huntingdon of which he was a member. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery. He was a 50-year…

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Speaker Harwell addresses Rotarians, Lions in McKenzie

shirleyNANNEY Editor Beth Harwell, State Speaker of the House of Representatives, addressed a joint meeting of the McKenzie Rotary and the McKenzie Lions Clubs Monday, along with several special guests. She discussed what her role as speaker entails in the General Assembly and the happenings of the last General Assembly. She was introduced by Lions…

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Cancer Survivor Dinner set for June 20

Co-chairs for survivor hospitality, Kathy Whitehead and Johnny Beth Nolen, are making plans for the Carroll County Unit of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life Survivor Dinner. It is set for Tuesday, June 20, at 6:30 pm, at the Carroll County Civic Center in Huntingdon. “A cancer survivor is defined by the American Cancer…

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