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HPD confiscated 97 pills containing Fentanyl and 18 grams of Methamphetamine

Mickey "Pete" Murphy, 49, was only out of jail for four weeks before he was arrested by Hohenwald Police Department K-9 Officer Robbie Hooks and Narcotics Officer Brandon Pace on Wednesday, May 4,...

Virginia man sentenced in death of Hohenwald man

Dennis Lee Seale entered a guilty plea to a reduced charge of second degree murder in the 2017 death of Brian Deavers. Seale was sentenced to 19 years on a court of second degree murder. Seale must...

Lewis County recognized for 30 years of Dixie Softball

Pictured, from left, Lewis County Dixie Softball Chief Umpire, Rickey Duvall; Lewis County Dixie Youth Treasurer, Shane Baker; Board Member Joel Pollock; Board Member Chad Clayton; League President...

Culp Cemetery meeting and decoration day

The annual meeting and decoration day for Culp Cemetery is planned for Sunday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. at Culp Cemetery in Wayne County on Beech Creek Road. The cemetery is running short of funds and everyone is encouraged to bring a donation if you...

Donation made to provide meals for hungry kids in Lewis County

Representatives from Tennessee Farm Bureau, Tennessee Farmers Cooperative, and Farm Mid-American/Rural 1st donated a total of $2,700 to Lewis County Schools to provide backpack meals for hungry kids in Lewis County. Funds were raised through...

LC Pubic Library and Archives visit Lomax Day School

The Lewis County Public Library and Archives joined the end of year celebrations at Lomax Day School on Wednesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 5, 2022. The rain held off long enough for the students to...

Lewis County Board of Education met

The Lewis County Board of Education met in the regular session on Thursday, May 10, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lewis County Middle School auditorium located at Park Ave. South, Hohenwald, Tn. All board members were present Chair Glenda Atkinson,...

Dr. Tracy McAbee officially named Director of Schools

In a unanimous decision by the Lewis County Board of Education, Dr. Tracy McAbee was officially declared Lewis County's preferred candidate for Director of Schools. The decision was announced in an...

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is recognized nationwide as Child Abuse Prevention month. Hohenwald Mayor Danny McKnight and Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner (seated, left-right), signed a proclamation in April 2022 "to be...

Christy, Ashmore win MLEC Scholarships

Lewis County High School Juniors Cayden Christy, left, and Mercie Ashmore, right, are school winners in Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative's annual short story contest. Christy, second place,...

Acceptance of Applications: Intermediate and Middle School Secretary/Receptionist

The Director of Lewis County Schools announces acceptance of applications in the following area: INTERMEDIATE AND MIDDLE SCHOOL SECRETARY/RECEPTIONIST Applicants must have high school diploma or GED equivalent. Minimum qualifications include...

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 15, 1952 The Lewis County Quarterly Court passed a resolution to endorse V. A. Brownlow for re-nomination to a second term as Floterial Representative for the 17th Floterial District. The National Park Service announced that roads in Meriwether...

Palestine Homecoming

Palestine Homecoming is planned for May 22, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the cemetery. Please make plans to attend. Anyone not able to attend, may send their donation to Regions Bank in care of Palestine Cemetery...

Floyd awarded Tennessee Certified Residential Appraiser License

After completing all degree, specialized education, experience, and successfully passing the exhaustive Tennessee Certified Residential Appraiser exam, Benjamin T. Floyd has been awarded his...

2022 Graduation Section

Inside this edition you will find a special section honoring this year's graduates. The section features senior formals, sports photos, senior play photos, prom photos and many more senior memories....

Summer Feeding Program

The Lewis County Schools Food Service Department will be serving free meals beginning on Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Elementary Cafeteria and continuing thru Thursday, June 30. Parents can drive thru and pick-up lunch and breakfast for students...

4-H Spring meeting

Join UT Extension-Lewis County at the 4-H Spring Meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. This will be the first meeting held in the new 4-H Agriculture Barn located inside of the Lewis County Memorial Park. At this meeting youth will learn...

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

From the temperatures we have had it looks like summer is here, well maybe. It was in the upper eighties almost every day last week and it really made the children want to get in the creek or pools wherever they could. I would think that the creeks...

TCAT Graduates

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Hohenwald would like to formally congratulate all of the graduates of Spring 2022. On behalf of the faculty and staff, we are so very proud of each and every one of you for achieving this...

Girl Scouts Blessing Box

The Girl Scouts met Monday afternoon to officially announce their Blessing Box was now open. The Blessing Box was built by James Pitts for the scouts in order to help assist those in need of food....

Representative David Byrd; District 71 Capitol Hill Update

The 112th General Assembly adjourns sine die Republicans pass education, ethics reform, provide tax cuts for every Tennessean in final week - The 112th General Assembly adjourned sine die on April...

Making connections possible

Meriwether Lewis Connect is providing free broadband to Hohenwald/Lewis County Chamber Coworks. The facility is designed for small businesses and individuals to take advantage of technology resources...

Commission approves last hoop for a new High School, County employee bonuses, increasing pit allowance

The Lewis County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, May 16, 2022, at the courthouse to discuss approval of loans for the new high school, giving a one-time bonus to county employees who were left out of the previous bonuses and increasing the...

Napier Cemetery Homecoming

Homecoming at Napier Cemetery is planned for Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. at the cemetery shelter. Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share and enjoy a day of visitation with family and friends. Those with loved ones buried at the cemetery...

BIDDING NOTICE FOR THE LEWIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is seeking bids to finish the interior construction of a 50’ X 40’ X 9’ metal building on a concrete pad. Bid must include electrical, plumbing for 2 bathrooms & an additional sink, HVAC, flooring, lighting,...

Bidding Notice for the Airport

Lewis County Airport is seeking bids to pressure wash, prime, and paint the beacon light pole, platform, rails, and spotlight according to FAA regulations. Please submit sealed bids by dropping them off at the County Mayor’s Office or mailing...

Tyrades! Do you like what you're hearing on TV?

“I can’t HEEAARR you!” – Sgt. Vincent Carter on “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” You may recall that -- in October of 2019-- I wrote a column denouncing the proliferation of confusing, dimly lit scenes in movies and TV shows. Now it’s time to...

Terry Alan Jones

July 26, 1951 ~ May 10, 2022 Terry Alan Jones, age 70, of Franklin, Tennessee passed away on May 10, 2022. Jones grew up in Hohenwald and attended Lewis County Schools. He served as a former Minister...

William "Bill" Austin Skelton

February 29, 1936 - May 12, 2022 Bill Skelton, a resident of Hohenwald, passed from this life on to his eternal home on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the age of eighty-six. Bill was born in Hohenwald...

Linda Whitehead

Linda Skelton Whitehead of Waxahachie, Texas, passed on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at the age of 73. Linda was born January 31, 1949, in Hohenwald. "A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth...

Cole Bates

Steven Cole Bates left this earthly world on the exact day he entered it 21 years ago on May 10th. Cole was born in Maury County to Steven Brandon and Kasey Lane Bates. Cole was very much a family...

Roderick Paul Fountain

March 22, 1969 - May 16, 2022 Roderick Paul Fountain, born March 22, 1969, in Wichita, Kansas to the late Richard Fountain and Lois (Hultzen) Fountain, passed away at his home on May 14, 2022, at...

Patricia "Patty" Ann Zervas

Patricia "Patty" Ann Zervas, age 68, wife of Robert Harry Zervas, and a resident of Hohenwald, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at her residence. Patty was born on May 22, 1953, in Dearborn, Michigan...

Ashton Gage Clark

May 11, 2022 - May 11, 2022 Ashton Gage Clark, infant son of Hunter Clark and Denise Yerry, died Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Maury Regional Medical Center. No services are scheduled at this time....

Danny Sisco Loveless

October 8, 1950 ~ May 10, 2022 In the early morning hours of May 10, 2022, Danny Sisco Loveless, 71, peacefully passed away at his home in Hohenwald, surrounded by his loving family. Danny was born...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SALE Default having been made in the terms, conditions, and payments provided in a certain Deed of Trust dated June 9, 2020, executed by Glenn Baker, a single person, and Joseph D’Amico and Sharon A Cullip, husband...

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