Carroll County

University offers free tuition to Carroll County residents

MCKENZIE, Tenn. -- Bethel University's College of Professional Studies is offering free tuition to Carroll County residents. Bethel says this will begin immediately, and gives county residents the chance to one course toward select associate and bachelor’s degree programs. “These…

Local hospital rated "A" for safety

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- Baptist Memorial Hospital in Carroll County has gotten an "A" rating. The Leapfrog Group awarded the hospital the rating for safety for its protection of patients from harm in 2022. “An ‘A’ Safety Grade is a tremendous…

3 McKenzie women arrested on drug, weapon charges

MCKENZIE, Tenn. -- Three McKenzie women have been arrested on drug and weapons charges, according to a news release. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 56-year-old Demetria Strayhorn, 27-year-old Herivia Strayhorn, and 30-year-old Wynter Strayhorn were all taken…

County's Chamber of Commerce holds prayer breakfast

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Prayer Breakfast to honor the National Day of Prayer. Community members were invited to join local leaders in sharing their faith. There were nearly 29 prayers led during…

Bicyclist killed in incident involving semi-truck in Huntingdon

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- A bicyclist was killed in an incident involving a semi-truck in Huntingdon on Wednesday morning. According to a news release from Huntingdon's Director of Public Safety, the incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway…

Five high schools participate in career fair

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- Students from a local county had the chance to learn about different opportunities in their community. Carroll County Vocational Technical School welcomed five high schools from the county to…

Clinic launches post-COVID-19 aftercare program

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- West Tennessee's Hometown Health Clinic is launching a post-COVID-19 aftercare program. Many of those with COVID-19 can experience lingering symptoms or new health issues long after being infected with the virus.…

Cedar Grove family shares storm experience

CEDAR GROVE, Tenn. -- A family shared how they were impacted by Wednesday's severe storm. Sarah Johnson, a resident of Cedar Grove, says when the storm started, she opened up her door to…

Tosh Family Farms holds grand opening for pig farm

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- A local family farm company is changing their landscape with a new location. Tosh Family Farms' newest location held an open house luncheon in the Buena Vista community in Carroll County. Staff veterinarian Seth Krantz…