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Scam in Huntingdon

Scam in Huntingdon HUNTINGDON (December 4) — Huntingdon Police Department received reports of a scam by some people, who are going door to door pretending to sell fruit to support the local Huntingdon school band. They are showing a paper that appears to be from the school and are then telling the residents they only accept cash. The local school ...

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Motorcylist Killed in Henry County

Motorcylist Killed in Henry County HENRY COUNTY (December 4) — A 54-year-old Henry man was killed Monday when his 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle exited the roadway in a curve and the vehicle crashed into a utility pole. According to a Trooper Shane Steele, the accident claimed the life of Richard Byrns. The accident occurred in Buchanan at the intersection of ...

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Youth Leadership Class Learns About Newspaper Printing

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Youth Leadership Class Learns About Newspaper Printing Above, CARROLL COUNTY YOUTH LEADERSHIP — Members of Carroll County Youth Leadership pose for a photo at Associated Publishers, Inc. in Huntingdon where they toured last week.Theretheylearnedabouttheproductionof newspapers. Below,LEARNINGABOUT NEWSPAPERS — Associated Publishers, Inc. plant manager Kenneth Kee (left) shows the Youth Leadership Carroll County class of 2017-18 a newspaper that has just ...

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Sheriff, THP on Manhunt Tuesday

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Sheriff, THP on Manhunt Tuesday CARROLL COUNTY — Law enforcement officers were searching for a subject Tuesday morning in the Hwy 190, Hinkledale Road area who evaded officers on the previous evening. Right at presstime for The Banner, Sheriff Andy Dickson said he was unaware of the exact details of the situation, however, he knew CCSO received a report of ...

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Bethel University Commencement is This Saturday

Bethel University Commencement is This Saturday McKENZIE — Bethel University’s fall 2017 Commencement is this Saturday, December 9 at 10 a.m. in the Rosemary and Harry Crisp II Arena on the school’s McKenzie campus. Bethel University Professor, Dr. Robin Salyers, is the commencement speaker. Graduate lineup and guest seating each begin at 9 a.m. For more information, graduates should contact ...

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New Signs Erected at Dairy Queen

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New Signs Erected at Dairy Queen McKENZIE — Delta Imaging of Dresden erected new signage at the McKenzie Dairy Queen last week. The company replaced signs that were first erected when the building was constructed in 1979 by owners Bill and Maudell Beasley. Bill and Maudell operated the Dairy Queen next door in the Dominos Pizza building for 15 years ...

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Two Roads to Be Gated, Boat Slips Constructed at 1000-Acre Lake

Two Roads to Be Gated, Boat Slips Constructed at 1000-Acre Lake BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (November 28) — Two former county roads will be closed to the public following action by the Carroll County Watershed Authority on November 28. Lakewood Capital Group received approval for the closure of the former Kyle Road on both the northwest and southwest sides ...

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Celebrate Christmas with The Dixie’s Annual Christmas on Broadway

Celebrate Christmas with The Dixie’s Annual Christmas on Broadway Come celebrate the holidays with The Dixie Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center Saturday, December 16, 2017, for the highly anticipated Christmas show, A Christmas On Broadway! An annual tradition, The Dixie promises a highly entertaining evening full of Broadway hits and Christmas favorites performed by an all-star cast! This year’s ...

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Salyers is Bethel University Fall Commencement Speaker

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Salyers is Bethel University Fall Commencement Speaker McKENZIE — Bethel University Professor Dr. Robin Salyers, is the commencement speaker for the school’s fall 2017 graduation scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9. Salyers is also co-director for Bethel’s Division of Education. “Dr. Salyers is one of those stories we love to be able to tell,” said Bethel University President, Dr. Walter Butler. ...

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McKenzie Senior Emma Renfro Awarded Hendrix Scholarship

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McKenzie Senior Emma Renfro Awarded Hendrix Scholarship McKENZIE (November 20) — McKenzie High School senior Emma Renfro was surprised by Bethel University’s President Dr. Walter Butler on Monday, November 20 when he arrived at her school to tell her she had been chosen to win full tuition for four years as one of two winners in Bethel’s prestigious Hendrix Scholarship ...

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