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Goodman to Dance in the Nutcracker


Goodman to Dance in the Nutcracker JACKSON — Lexi Goodman, daughter of Matt Goodman and granddaughter of Teresa Smith will appear in Ballet Arts’ annual production of The Nutcracker on December 8, 9, and 10, at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson. This is the longest consecutively running Nutcracker production in the State of Tennessee. Lexi will dance the ...

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Segraves-Walker Announce Wedding


Segraves-Walker Announce Wedding Chuck and Sheila Segraves announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Brandy Nicole Segraves to James McKinley Walker. The bride’s maternal grandparents are the late Doc and Mavis Sanders of Huntingdon, Tennessee, and her paternal grandparents are Mary Segraves and the late Pop Segraves of Bruceton, Tennessee. Brandy is the 2007 graduate of Central High School. She ...

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TCAT-McKenzie Re-Certified


TCAT-McKenzie Re-Certified Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie was certified for another six years by the Council on Occupational Education, the premier accrediting agency for technology schools. A team of four persons from C.O.E. visited the school last week to evaluate 10 standards. Team members reviewed many documents, including financial aid sources, student records, safety and evacuation plans, program curriculum, and ...

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‘Make It Click’ Contest Winners Announced


‘Make It Click’ Contest Winners Announced HUNTINGDON (November 28) — On Tuesday, Mayor Dale Kelley, Public Safety Director Walter Smothers and Lt. Angie Barker revealed the winners of the second grade “Make It Click” seatbelt safety coloring contest at Huntingdon Primary School. The winners were each presented their trophy and congratulated by Mayor Kelley for their excellent work in coloring ...

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MHS Theatre to Present ‘A Seussified Christmas Carol’


MHS Theatre to Present ‘A Seussified Christmas Carol’ BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com The McKenzie High School Theatre presents “A Seussified Christmas Carol” Saturday, December 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 10 at 2 p.m. at the high school. Tickets are $8. The play, written by Peter Bloedel, is a whimsical reinvention of Charles Dickens’ classic novel in Seuss-style spoken ...

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Marty Stuart Photography Exhibit at The Dixie

Marty Stuart Photography Exhibit at The Dixie HUNTINGDON — The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Academic Enrichment Center Ballroom Gallery will be home to Marty Stuart’s photography exhibit “Pilgrims, Sinners, Saints, and Prophets” through February 28, 2018. Marty performed at The Dixie on the Hal Holbrook stage on Saturday, then stopped by the Ballroom Gallery to view the exhibit and ...

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David Johnson Chorus to Perform in Dresden

David Johnson Chorus to Perform in Dresden For the past nineteen years the David Johnson Chorus has been bringing the joy of Christmas in song to audiences throughout the south. The chorus’s Christmas shows are filled with surprises, laughter, and tears as it weaves a tapestry from musical selections that delight young and old alike. The 2017 edition of “Come ...

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Vanderbilt Legend Shan Foster Discusses Violence Against Women


BETHEL UNIVERSITY Vanderbilt Legend Shan Foster Discusses Violence Against Women BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (November 16) — Shan Foster, Vanderbilt Basketball’s all-time leading scorer and now the Senior Director of External Affairs and AMEND at YWCA Nashville and Middle Tennessee, spoke Thursday to Bethel University students in Crisp Arena about violence against women and the culture that perpetuates it. ...

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State Troopers Visit Huntingdon Primary


State Troopers Visit Huntingdon Primary HUNTINGDON (November 20) — Third grade students at Huntingdon Primary School have recently been learning about Tennessee and its government. Monday, they were joined by four special guests from the Tennessee Highway Patrol to learn about law enforcement’s role in government and our communities. Teachers and the troopers put a strong focus on the role ...

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