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

Correction: "Three care pile-up on the corner of East Linden and North Park"

In last week's "Three car pile-up on the corner of East Linden and North Park," Rebecca Rodgers' vehicle was not involved in the accident, making it an accident between two vehicles. The police report also stated the brakes of Jade McClain's...

Say Howdy to This Plant from the Wild West UT Gardens' July 2020 Plant of the Month

Submitted by Carol Reese, UT Extension Western Region Horticulturist Some plants feature beautiful flowers, others have interesting foliage, and still others are known for their strong architectural...

Surgeon joins Maury Regional medical staff

Andrew W. Garrett, M.D., a specialist in general surgery, has joined the medical staff at Maury Regional Medical Center. Dr. Garrett received his medical degree from Saba University School of...

Asian Elephant Shirley turns 72 at The Elephant Sanctuary

The Elephant Sanctuary celebrated Asian elephant Shirley's 72nd birthday and 21st year at The Sanctuary on July 6, 2020. At 72 years old, Shirley, defies all odds as one of the oldest elephants in...

Five Things to Know About Smell and Taste Loss in COVID-19

While fever, cough and shortness of breath have characterized the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its list of common symptoms in late April to include a new loss of smell or...

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

Legislation Effective on July 1st, 2020 The 111th General Assembly adjourned on the morning of June 19th after overcoming many obstacles this session. I am proud to say that despite the destruction...

County did approve a 9 member commission

In an email dated June 18, Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner reported to Lewis County Clerk Sandra Clayton that a vote to decrease the number of Lewis County Commissioners from 18 to nine, which was...

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

We are into the last half of the year 2020 and praying that the last half will be better than the first half has been for our nation and world. May the problems which have beset us be less and not as consuming as those of the first half. May God...

Head-on Collision: Hannah Ricketts and Billy Meek III

Hohenwald Police, Hohenwald Fire and Maury Regional Emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle accident Friday, July 3, at 11:50 a.m. with reported injuries. HPD Sgt. Michael Dunn reported that a...

Over 100 jobs to be lost when Bates Rubber in Lobelville closes, moves to Mexico

An article in the July 1, 2020 edition of the Buffalo River Review in Perry County stated Bates Rubber, Inc. in Lobelville will close. Several residents of Lewis County work for the company. The article is, as follows: “We have no comment at this...

Local Youth Sure Shot at State Championship

The Lewis County Trap team travelled to Nashville during the week of June 29 thru July 2, 2020 to compete in the 2020 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program's (TNSCTP) State Championship in three...

Local softball tournament honors Becky Carroll, benefits Senior Citizens

Lewis County Memorial Park in Hohenwald will be the site of this weekend's inaugural Becky Carroll Memorial Spongeball Softball Tournament. The tournament will be a Co-Ed tournament held in honor of...

The First Amendment, Black liberation and you

The First Amendment has had a landmark year — and it’s only June. The devout invoke religious freedom while debating whether it is appropriate to ban in-person religious services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The socially conscious assemble to...

Tyrades! Consumers, Do We Really Need All Those Choices?

Dear pandemic-battered readers, as you try adapting to the New Normal, just hope no diehards are waiting to confuse you with a plethora of ADDITIONAL configurations. It’s best just to suck it up and accept the NEW Normal rather than navigating a...

Gordon graduates General Assembly Academy

Sydney Gordon, daughter of Jeremy and Selena Gordon, graduated from General Assembly Academy on May 29, 2020. Sydney participated in Tammy's School of Dance for four years and works at AHC Lewis...

Kindergarten Enrollment documents needed

Documentation for Kindergarten students for the upcoming school year should be turned in soon, Dr. Mike Taylor, Principal of Lewis County Elementary School, reminds parents or guardians of upcoming kindergarten students. “If you registered your...

Lewis County Recipes: Stuffed Mushrooms

This week's recipe comes from a lady who makes the best jams and jellies. I tell her all the time to franchise.... it's that good. Thank you for sharing this recipe with readers, Tiffany "The Jam...

Meeting Notice: Lewis County/Hohenwald Joint Economic Community Development Board

MEETING NOTICE The Lewis County/Hohenwald Joint Economic Community Development Board will have its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the conference room at the Lewis County Courthouse. The meeting is open to the... Full story

Acceptance of Applications: Lewis County Schools

ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS July 1, 2020 Lewis County Schools will accept applications in the following endorsement area: AGRICULTURE EDUCATION 7-12 Interested and highly qualified applicants are to submit the following items as an application...

BABY & ME - Tobacco Free Program

Quitting smoking is the single most important thing you can do for your health and the health of your baby! Enroll in your local BABY & ME - Tobacco Free Program by contacting: Lewis County Health...

Meeting Notice: Lewis County Audit Committee

MEETING NOTICE The Lewis County Audit Committee will meet on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. in the Courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse to discuss the FY 18-19 audit and any other business that may come before the committee. The public is...

Official Ballot for Lewis County

The Official Ballot for Lewis County can be viewed in our print or PDF version. To view our PDF, click "PDF" at the top left corner of this...

Public Notice: Lewis County Beer Board Meeting

The Lewis County Beer Board will convene on Monday, July 20, 2020 at the Lewis County Courthouse in the County Clerk's Office at 4:30 p.m. To be reviewed is the application for on-premises consumption filed by Latoya Coleman, owner of Moved. The...

Meeting Notice: Lewis County Board of Education

The Lewis County Board of Education will meet on Monday, July 13, 2020 in the Board Meeting Room located on South Court Street for a special called meeting to discuss the 2020-2021 school year budget at 6:00p.m. The Lewis County Board of Education... Full story

Notice of Early Voting

NOTICE OF EARLY VOTINGSTATE PRIMARY AND LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL ELECTIONThursday, August 6, 2020 The Lewis County Election Commission will conduct EARLY VOTING for the August 6, 2020 State Primary and Lewis County General Election. Any properly...

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... Full story

Jane Runions

Elizabeth Jane Curtis Runions, age 71, of Hohenwald, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at her home surrounded by her greatest blessings in life, her family. Jane was the type of person that...

Sunny Davis Whitt

Sunny Davis Whitt was born on a beautiful November morning in 1985. When Sunny was born she was like a ray of sunshine just like her name. "We learned at an early age she could easily be provoked...

Guy Nell Brown

Guy Nell (Sisco) Brown of Fairview, TN, died at her home on Friday, July 3, 2020; she was 95 years old. She was retired from Horace Small as a seamstress after more than 30 years. She is preceded in...

Mickey Walker

Mickey Walker Mickey Wynell Smith Walker, age 88, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2020 in Lawrenceburg. She was born February 8, 1932 in Lawrenceburg to the late Nick and Zenoba Smith. Along with...

Roger Pennington

Roger Byron Pennington, age 65 of Hohenwald, passed away unexpectantly at his home on June 30, 2020. He was born February 16, 1955 in Hohenwald to the late Alfred and Maude (Carroll) Pennington....

"Buddy" England

Harry “Buddy” T. England, 75, resident of Lewisburg, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 1, 2020. Born April 20, 1945 in Edmonton, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Katherine Etheridge. Buddy served in the United States Army. He...

Norma Hunter

Norma Rebecca Hunter, age 91, a resident of Columbia, passed away Thursday morning, July 2, 2020 at NHC Columbia. A funeral service was held on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. at The Lighthouse Church...

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