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Accident knocks out power on 412 East

Sara Runions was traveling west on 412 East in her Jeep on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at approximately 8 a.m. when she left the roadway, striking a utility pole just east of the Hohenwald Municipal Golf...

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Suspect arrested after reportedly firing shots at sheriff's cruiser

According to News Channel 5, a man was arrested after Lewis County Sheriff's officials say he fired multiple shots towards Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick. Kevin Walker, 39, was wanted for questioning in a...

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Cool It With Cash winner

Linda Howard accepted a check for $100 as week four winner in Cool It With Cash. Sponsors for the 2021 Cool It With Cash summer game series include Bank of Lewis County, Citizens Bank of Lewis...

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Caleb Feichtinger Appointed Ninth District Commissioner

Caleb Feichtinger, age 29, was appointed to fill the seat of Ninth District Commissioner for the remainder of Jason Fite's vacated term on Monday night, July 26, 2021. All commissioners were present....

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Kraemer sworn in as Constable of District 2

Donn Kraemer was sworn in on Tuesday morning after being appointed the Constable of District 2 at Monday night's Commission meeting. Kraemer was nominated by his fellow constables to serve the...

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Pilot Club members attend convention

The Pilot Club of Hohenwald was represented at this year's Pilot International 100th Anniversary Convention. Those attending were Barbara Hinson, Lindsey Wayland, Gay Hinson, Michelle Reasons, and...

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Question on the Street asks: Have You Had a Covid Shot?

The delta variant of COVID-19 is reportedly infecting many more people who've not been inoculated against the disease. That's in contrast to far fewer patients who had a shot, but contracted the...

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Lewis County Government awards Randall Christy and Blake Chandler for courageous actions

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, City of Hohenwald Police Officer Chris Himes and his son Casen were fishing at the Buffalo River Blueway at the Mouth of Grinders Creek when Casen suddenly passed out....

Natchez Trace Wilderness Preserve holds fourth Bass Tournament of the year

Natchez Trace Wilderness Preserve held their fourth bass tournament of the year at Chief Creek Lake on Saturday, July 10, 2021. There were a total of 46 boats, 86 anglers and 84 fish caught totaling 81.88 pounds. Anglers in the top 30 from Lewis...

One Day at a Time

Well it was a nice morning this morning here in our little valley, 68 degrees, but it sure has warmed up now and it is going to get hotter over the next few days. Just a normal summertime here in Lewis County. You know when we were growing up, we...

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Lewis County Public Library and Archives window display

You can still go Hohen-wild at the Lewis County Public Library and Archives this summer with the interactive window display! Become a deer, octopus, bunny, eagle, or butterfly or get caught in the...

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Oak Grove Women's Club met

Christmas in July was the theme for the monthly meeting of the Oak Grove Women's Club. From food to crafts to music, the group enjoyed the fun of the Christmas season. Those attending were Pauletta...

TBI releases annual 'Crime in Tennessee'

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2020 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication detailing the volume and nature of crime, reported by the state’s law enforcement agencies. Among the report’s findings: A total of 506,558 Group A...

Large donation of movies to Lewis County Public Library and Archives

Glenda and Brenda Talley recently donated a large collection of over 300 movies to the Lewis County Public Library and Archives to honor the memory of Leonard Talley. With large donations like this, the library determines what items can be used to...

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

PBMs / Prescription Drugs – The Patient Access Choice and Transparency Act was passed during the 2019 legislative session prioritizing patient-centered care by making certain reforms to how...

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 26, 1951 The main headline for the week was “1951 Lewis County Fair Four Weeks Away, Catalogues Out Saturday.” The Hohenwald General Shoe factory re-opened following a two-week shutdown. James Harbin completed his basic airmen...

Hohenwald/Lewis County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting

The Hohenwald/Lewis County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors met on Wednesday to discuss ongoing issues affecting our community’s business interests. Attending were Celeste Blocker, Austin Carroll, Tyler Hinson, Johnny Clayton, Mike...

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

We just finished a week of extreme temperatures and, according to the weather predictions, it will be another week of the same unless we have some rain showers to cool it off some. The temperatures have been in the upper eighties and low nineties...

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Lewis County Schools

The Lewis County Board of Education will accept a sealed bid for the following: • Supply all necessary labor, materials, equipment, and Supervision for removing and replacing North exit doors at Lewis County High School Gym. Interested bidders...

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for July 20 through July 26, 2021. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Zachary K. Ashley, Lynnwood Drive, was charged with simple...

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Mr. and Mrs. Malcom George celebrate 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Malcom George celebrated 70 years of marriage on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the home of Sherry George in Franklin with...

MLEC offering two $1000 grants to teachers in each county

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative is accepting Adopt-A-School Grant applications through August 31, 2021. The cooperative offers two, $1000 grants in each county it serves to support its commitment to the community involvement. This annual...

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Rape of a Child by a Juvenile – Public Chapter 436 ensures that a juvenile convicted of conduct that would constitute rape, aggravated rape, rape of a child or aggravated rape of a child if committed by an adult would not be able to work or...

Tyrades! Family portraits: do you love them or dread them?

My family took the easy way out -- again. We had our annual chance at a professional portrait and decided to let (insist) son Gideon pose solo for the umpteenth time. Oh, we’ve had three-person portraits before and every once in a great while, I...

Forestry and Agriculture to be added to TCAT classes

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hohenwald will be offering a new Forestry and Agriculture Program coming in the Fall of 2021. The Forestry and Agriculture Technology Program will be aligned to meet the needs of workforce development...

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James "Rusty" Onweller

In the morning hours on July 16, 2021 James Harold "Rusty" Onweller passed away in his Hampshire home surrounded by family. He was born in San Jose, California on May 10, 1946 to the late Glen...

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Chris Thurman

September 21, 1971 - July 18, 2021 Chris Thurman, 49, resident of Creek Trail in Columbia, died Sunday, July 18, 2021 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July...

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Herb Helton

Herb Helton, age 90, a resident of Lynnville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at his residence surrounded by family and friends. Born on September 20, 1930, in Giles County, Herb...

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Telford Tharp

Telford Fain Tharp, age 78, former long-time pastor of The Pentecostals of Columbia, husband of Jonnie Marie Tharp, and a resident of Columbia, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on...

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Case number 2021-PR-35, in the matter of the estate of Ruby K. Reed, deceased. Notice is hereby given that on the 21st day of July, 2021, Letters of Administration in respect of the estate of Ruby K. Reed, who died September 29,...

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