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

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Drugs found after traffic stop

While Lewis County Sheriff Deputy Brandon Grady was patroling the county on January 11, 2021, he observed a silver Nissan with the driver side brake light not working. Deputy Grady stopped the...

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We think you're grrrreat, AHC Lewis County!

If you had been at AHC Lewis County on Monday, January 18, you might have thought that animals from a zoo had broken loose, and had taken to waving in the windows! Mable Anne and her mom, Ashley...

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Friends of the Library nears major milestone in Library expansion project

Friends of the Library announced that with recent donations and fundraisers, nearly $100,000 has been secured toward the library expansion project. Kicking off with a small book and beverage sale in...

City approves Grant to improve city sewer system

Hohenwald City Mayor Danny McKnight made a proclamation during this month’s City Council meeting declaring Sharon Summers and Jennifer Sanders the “Have Your Selfie a Merry Little Scavenger Hunt” Champions. All councilmen were present and...

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

We had another surprise snow or at least the weather people did not mention it on the internet. It fell on Saturday morning between 6:00-6:30, but by 9:00 it was all gone except what joined the left over from last week under trees and bushes where...

Rep. David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

As you all know, the business of state government will once again start January 12, 2021 with session of the 112th General Assembly. Rep. Byrd’s office would like to take this opportunity to say we will continue to bring daily updates from this...

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McDonald Funeral Home donates to AHC Lewis County

McDonald Funeral Home donated beautiful wooden furniture to AHC Lewis County on Thursday, January 7. The furniture was made by Martin Furniture in Murfreesboro and will sit on the front...

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School Board Appreciation Week

Hohenwald City Mayor Danny McKnight and Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner recently signed a proclamation declaring the week of January 24-30, 2021 as School Board Appreciation Week. The proclamation...

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Sen. Hensley reappointed vice-chairman of Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee

January 14, 2019 --- State Senator Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald) has been reappointed to the leadership of the Senate’s most powerful committee, the Finance, Ways and Means Committee. The announcement...

Lewis County teams fall to CreekWood

The Lewis County Lady Panthers and Panthers hosted the CreekWood Lady RedHawks and RedHawks for District 11AA games on Friday, January 15th. The Lady Panthers, looking to break into the win column in District 11AA play, got 6 points early from...

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Last second shot gives Panthers win

The Lewis County High School Lady Panthers and Panthers hosted the Camden Lady Lions and Lions on January 8th for District 11AA play. The Lady Panthers, coming in off a tough loss earlier in the week...

Tyrades! Have You Ever Met A Stranger?

Reminiscing with one of my mother’s photo albums, I encountered a snapshot of a long-deceased neighbor (a dear, sweet man) who is still summed up by the phrase “He never met a stranger.” I’m sure all of you know someone like that (or ARE...

LCIS Honor Roll announced

Lewis County Intermediate School Principal Mary McDonald recently announced students earning the honor roll. They are: “A” Honor Roll Third grade - Jaylon Jones, Bentley Mathis, Alea Pelto, Tiana Twist, Raylan Matteson, Harvey Sharp, Atchley...

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Lewis County Recipes: Coconut-Lemon Ice Cream Cake

You don't see lemon paired with coconut often, nor do you see a simple, elegant cake assembled so easily with crushed shortbread cookies and ice cream. And here's the best part: the shortbread can be...

Public Notices

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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Taylor Harris

Taylor Lee Harris age, 74, was born July 24, 1946 at Lewis County (Hohenwald) to the union of Herman Lester and Addie Whitehead Harris. He departed this life, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Maury...

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Tony Craig

Charles Antony "Tony" Craig unexpectedly passed away in his home in Tiptonville on January 14, 2021 at the age of 64. He was born in Lawrenceburg on May 6, 1956 to the late Conyar Shields and Ruth...

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Lisa Rawdon

In the late evening hours on January 15, 2021, Melissa "Lisa" Jeanette (Lyell) Rawdon completed her journey here on earth at the age of 62. Mrs. Rawdon was born in Centerville on March 28, 1958 to...

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Nate Crawford

Nathan Lynn "Nate" Crawford, Sr. died January 6, 2021, in Nashville. He was 84. A private family funeral service was held in Lawrenceburg. He is survived by his wife of 32 years; a step-daughter; two...

David Whitehead

David Lewis Whitehead, age 71 of Hohenwald, passed away January 10, 2021 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. He was born February 28, 1949 to the late Jesse James and Edna Riley Whitehead in Hohenwald at the Boyce Clinic. Mr. Whitehead...

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Jim Shoemaker

James Thomas "Jim" Shoemaker, age 59 of Hohenwald, unexpectedly passed away at his Hohenwald home on January 10, 2021. He was born to the late Albert and Bernadine Shoemaker on July 5, 1961 in...

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Ethelyn Earhart

Ethelyn Earhart of Hohenwald passed away at the age of 82 after an extended illness at Life Care Center in Columbia on Friday January 15 with family at her side. She was born in Pennsylvania on...

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