Huntingdon is one of the busiest small towns you
will encounter! There is always something going on. Town employees
recently completed Edwards park improvements with new playground
equipment and new concessions and restroom buildings plus new
paving, lighting, and fencing. A new batting machine was added to
Renovation of the old Court Square Service Station
is nearing completion and will house the new ceramics studio under
the direction of Lori Nolen, Executive Director of The Dixie Carter
Performing Arts and Academic Enrichment Center.
serves patrons from across West Tennessee and beyond with a diverse
array of performances for young and old.
AWARD RECIPIENTS –
Huntingdon Heritage honorees pose with Mayor Dale Kelley
(second from left). From left are Walter Butler, outstanding
citizen; Kelley; Brooke Hodges, president of Huntingdon
Alumni Association; and Judy Murray Bowers, representing the
Pioneer Award for the Murray family. (Carroll Co. News
At our recent Heritage Festival celebration, we
honored Walter Butler, who was presented the Outstanding Citizen
Award, and the Murray Family, who received the Pioneer Family Award.
The Heritage Festival is an annual event that draws
large crowds with entertainments, concessions, crafts, storytelling,
activities and much more offered to celebrate fall. The event takes
place at Sesquicentennial Park,
one of several beautiful Huntingdon parks.
The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Academic Enrichment Center.
QUOTE OF THE QUARTER: When a government takes over a
people's economic life, it becomes absolute. When it becomes
absolute, it destroys the arts, the minds, the liberties, and the
meaning of the people it governs. - Maxwell Anderson - The
Guaranteed Life, 1938