Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

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Why Director Pace is leaving

In last week's issue, the Lewis County Herald was given information that Director of Schools Benny Pace had announced his resignation during a teacher's meeting last Tuesday morning. Although Mr....

New Lewis County UT Extension Agent

The Lewis County UT Extension office is proud to announce a new agent has joined their team. Mr. Drew Vannatta from Bell Buckle, Tennessee begin work with UT Extension on December 1,2021 as the...

Lewis County Jail receives $200,000 Grant

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner recently announced to the County Commission that the Lewis County Jail has been awarded a $200,000 fully-funded grant by the Tennessee Department of Health. The grant...

Scams and fraud dominate the new world in which we live, even in Hohenwald

Are you an older adult? Do you have savings? Do you live alone? Then be on the lookout for scammers. The Tennessee Attorney General's Office wants seniors, their families, and caretakers to know...

High Forest covered in snow once again

TDOT started clearing the roads on Wednesday morning, getting ready for snow that would last nearly all weekend long. Danny Atkinson, EMA Director, reported that Hohenwald had accumulated 5-8 inches...

Hello World; Asher Cain Hillhouse

Proud parents Eric and Danielle Hillhouse of Hohenwald, are happy to announce the birth of their new baby Asher Cain, who arrived December 1, 2021 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in...

Middle School Coming Home

The Coming Home ceremony at Lewis County Middle School took place on December 14, 2021. Selected by the student body as the 8th grade King was Drew Ray, son of Jamie and Shelly Ray. Drew was escorted...

TCAT Hohenwald Grand Opening Celebration

TCAT Hohenwald will be kicking off the new year with a Celebration on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 11 a.m. with the long awaited Grand Opening! The celebration will include a Ribbon Cutting and Open House in the TCAT new 10,000 sq. ft. expansion...

Talley reunion set for July 23

The descendants of John Talley will hold a reunion on July 23, 2022, at the Lomax Church of Christ, 320 Darbytown Road, Hohenwald. The theme of the event is “deep roots, many branches”, a testament to the many families that share a link with...

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 10, 1952 The Lewis County Civic Club announced that the annual Ladies Night would be held on January 14 at the LCHS cafeteria. Special music would be furnished by the LCHS Glee Club with other entertainment furnished by Carl Tatum. “Never...

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

We have had two snows and the first was so pretty it looked like a picture postcard with snow stuck to everything around. The second one followed fast on the footsteps of the first with only one day between and it had snow first and then ice and...

Lewis County Government found airport manager replacement

Monday night marked the first County Committee meeting of the new year. As such, the audit reports for the county came back, and new business had to be discussed. One problem the Solid Waste department faced was finding a buyer for their bales of...

One Day at a Time

Well it is a very cold morning here in our little valley. We have got a layer of ice on the ground and a blanket of snow over the ice and the snow is still coming down. It is very quiet and still, it seems like nothing is moving. I looked in on the...

Annual Petals and Pearls Program February 5

The 15th annual Petals and Pearls program is set for Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Lewis County Middle School. The mother and daughter program open to all Lewis County girls in grades 6-8 promises to provide a day of learning and fun while...

Readers' Choice: Vote for the Best of the Best

Customers and consumers, it's time to select your favorites in the fourteenth annual Best of the Best among businesses and individuals of Lewis County! Turn to page B-5 where you will find the...

Five Generations

From back left is great grandma Kim York, grandma Kellie York, mother Annalissa Berry. Sitting is great great grandpa Lloyd Pratt and baby Kingston...

Hello World: Kingston Nash

David Nash and Annalissa Berry welcomed their son Kingston Nash on December 14, 2021. His grandparents are David Nash and Alicia Rangel, Kellie York and Doug and Christy Berry. His great grandparents...

Linden's Blooming Arts Festival calls for artists and makers

The charming town of Linden is pleased to invite artists and makers to the 14th annual Blooming Arts Festival, March 25-26, 2022. The Blooming Arts Festival is Linden’s annual signature event and one of the region’s leading outdoor festivals....

Senator Joey Hensley, MD:Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

PREVIEW OF THE 2022 SESSION The General Assembly will convene on January 11, 2022, and one of the primary issues of the 112th General Assembly will be dealing with the state budget. The budget is...

Tyrades! How'd you like one across the lip?

A YouTube video magically transported me back to what I was watching on Thursday, January 13, 1972. The clip from NBC’s red-hot “Flip Wilson Show” features Flip as a standup comedian being heckled unmercifully by guest Redd Foxx. At the end...

Raymond Max O'Neal

Ray O'Neal, 85, of Summertown passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021, at the Southern TN Regional Health System in Lawrenceburg. Ray was born on April 5, 1936, to John William O'Neal and Ida Mary...

Janet Elizabeth Tellis

Janet Elizabeth Tellis, 77, passed away on January 6, 2022 at her home with her husband at her side. Mrs. Tellis was born on July 29, 1944 in Traverse City, Michigan to Williard Joseph Gauthier &...

James O. "Buddy" Frazier

October 9, 1937 ~ January 8, 2022 James O. "Buddy" Frazier, age 84, of Summertown passed away Saturday, January 08, 2022, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was a native of Lawrence County...

Sarah Faye Brown

1942 ~ 2021 (age 79) Sarah Faye Campbell Brown unexpectedly passed away at her Hohenwald home on December 25, 2021, at the age of 79. Ms. Brown was born in Hohenwald on July 30, 1942, to the late...

Willie Joe Kelley

Willie Joe Kelley of Smyrna, previously of Hohenwald, passed away on January 5, 2022, at his residence. He was born on January 16, 1948, in Memphis, Tennesse to the late Willie Harl Kelley and...

Barbara Ann Carroll Jump

September 21, 1947 - January 7, 2022 Barbara Ann Carroll Jump, 74, a resident of the Theta community, died Friday, January 7, 2022 at her residence. Born on September 21, 1947 in Lewis County, she...

James "Matthew" Jones

January 29, 2015 ~ January 4, 2022 James Matthew Jones passed peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family on January 4, 2022. Matthew, as most knew him, was born in Columbia on January 29, 2015,...

Bartley Christian

April 6, 1959 ~ January 6, 2022 Bartley Clifford Christian passed peacefully at his Hohenwald home on January 6, 2022, surrounded by family. Mr. Christian was born in Clarksville on April 6, 1959, to...

Public Notice

NOTICE OF GRAND JURY MEETING “It is the duty of your Grand Jurors to investigate any public offense which they know or have reason to believe has been committed and which is triable or indictable in this county. Any person having knowledge or...

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