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1 killed, 2 injured in Perry County crash

The Lewis County community has suffered a hard loss as one of our own young people has passed from this life in a car wreck Sunday night, November 22. A Tennessee Highway Patrol accident report...

Wayne Medical Center earns accreditation

Wayne Medical Center (WMC) in Waynesboro has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with performance standards, according to WMC CEO Tyler Taylor. The Gold Seal of...

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Miss Walton and Mr. Talley engaged

Victoria Brooke Walton and Ryder Hayes Talley are excited to announce their wedding date. Ryder proposed while on vacation in Panama City Beach, August 16, 2020. Of course, Victoria said yes, and the...

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And Two Become One: Mr. & Mrs. Taylor

Two worlds collided November 14, 2020, in a beautiful explosion of love when Gracelyn Simmons walked the aisle to meet her dream-come-true groom, Grant Taylor, at the end of it. The Blue Barn and...

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New Lewis County Justice Center to open in early 2021

For over a decade, Lewis County has been looking for some way to separate the court system from the regular Lewis County Courthouse offices, largely due to spacing and safety concerns. Former County... Full story

VUMC study finds Faster, Wider Spread of COVID-19 in U.S. Households

COVID-19 spreads faster and more widely throughout U.S. households than previously reported, according to new preliminary research from a multicenter study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers and published in MMWR, a weekly...

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Ella Owens says "Hello World!"

Ethan and Leanna Amacher Owens proudly welcomed their sweet baby girl into the world on November 10, 2020. Ella Louise Owens was born at Maury Regional and weighed 6 lbs 15 oz. There to welcome her...

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Vanessa Bryan retires as District Public Defender

Vanessa Pettigrew Bryan retired as District Public Defender of the 21st Judicial District effective November 1, 2020, after 31 years of service. The 21st District comprises Willliamson, Hickman,...

Person of the Week: Lee Ann Anderson

Name: Lea Ann Anderson Age: 59 How long have you lived in Hohenwald? I lived in Hohenwald until 1981, then we moved away for college and military life. We came back home in 1992. What did you want to be when you grew up? I always wanted to be a...

Tyrades! What Does the Future Hold for Church Attendance?

Are you a faithful Christian who is concerned about empty pews – and the steadily decreasing impact of Christianity on the social fabric? There’s good news about the Good News. After years of procrastination, I have stretched beyond my 600-word...

Letter to the Editor: Tom Kilpatrick

Letter to the Editor Healthcare in Hohenwald I have lived in Hohenwald now for five years and it is becoming increasingly clear that although there is relatively good clinical healthcare on a day to day basis, there is a serious failing. I...

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Let's Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is the unofficial beginning of the Holiday season and it has different meanings to each of us. For most it is being with family and friends, having too much delicious food, and watching... Full story

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How to make a Thanksgiving Turkey

Shawn Bean You need salt and pepper. You need seasoning and a turkey. You put it in the oven for 20 minutes in a hot oven. Then you eat it. Joslyn Bradley You need bones, the ribs, and the hips. You...

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Lewis County Recipes: Chicken and Dressing

In light of next week's most delicious holiday, I'd like to share my family's most-loved Thanksgiving recipe. Mrs. Ruth Phillips Bumpas was an amazing cook at my childhood church. I grew up eating...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE WHEREAS, on January 23, 2017, by deed of trust recorded in the Register’s Office of Lewis County, Tennessee, in Record Book 179 at page 833, ROLCT, William Anthony Turner, conveyed to W. Andrew Yarbrough, Trustee,...

Meeting Notice: Election Commission

Lewis County Election Commission will meet on Thursday, December 3rd at 5:30 p.m. at the Election Commission Office, 35 Smith Avenue, Hohenwald,...

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Amanda Ayers

Amanda Beth Ayers, age 28, stepped into Heaven on November 11, 2020 after a hard fought battle with Covid-19 at Tri-Star Centennial Hospital. Amanda was born in Houston, Texas on Friday, June 13,...

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Eugene Durham

Edward "Gene" Durham, age 94 of Hohenwald, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at AHC Lewis County in Hohenwald. He was born in Old Hickory on March 19, 1926 to the late John Durham and Bessie...

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"Bobby" Brown

Robert E. "Bobby" Brown was born on June 3, 1957, in Hohenwald, to the late Robert Webb and Mary Elizabeth Brown. He departed this life on November 16, 2020, at Williamson Medical Center. Bobby moved...

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Rodney Davis

Rodney Earl Davis, age 77, passed away November 16, 2020 at Williamson Medical Center with complications from Covid-19. Mr. Davis of Hohenwald was born March 21, 1943 in Shattuck, Oklahoma, the son...

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Mary Cagle

Mary Lucille Forrester Cagle was born on June 24, 1929 in Centerville, to the late Mamie Jones Forrester and Robert "Love" Forrester. She passed away on November 20, 2020 at the age of 91. In...

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Elsie Rochelle

Elsie Lee Rochelle passed from this life on November 17, 2020 in Hohenwald. She was born May 2, 1926 in Kimmins, the daughter of the late Joseph Duncan Riley and Sophia Levisa O'Guin. Elsie was the...

Harold and Catherine Livingston

Harold Fred Livingston, age 83, peacefully went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 27, 2020 in his Hohenwald home surrounded by family. He was born January 20, 1937 in Michigan to the late Harold Raymond and Doris (Amidon) Livingston. After...

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