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

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Single vehicle accident: Barnes

A single vehicle accident occurred on Thursday, February 25, when Dresden Barnes was driving his 2011 Nissan Sentra northbound on Waynesboro Highway and crossed over into the southbound lane. The...

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SCTWA Donates Hotspots to Library and Archives

Lewis County Public Library and Archives announces the availability of additional mobile hotspots for patron use. The South Central TN Workforce Alliance recently donated five hotspots to the...

Planning Commission discuss new subdivision

The Planning Commission of Hohenwald, Tennessee met in regular session at 5:00 p.m., on February 1, 2021. John Risner was present and presiding with all members of the Planning Commission present except Don Barber. Risner welcomed the visitors and...

Solid Waste: To pay or not to pay?

During the County Committee meetings on Monday night, it was announced that the decision for business owners to sign an affidavit, which allowed them to waive their right to use the Lewis County Transfer Station and no longer pay their commercial...

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Teachers of the Year

Misty Fite Misty Fite was recently selected as building level Teacher of the Year to represent the Lewis County Elementary School. She is currently teaching 1st grade and has a total of 19 ½...

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

March 01, 1951 The Old Black Joe Company asked local farmers to increase the amount of acreage allocated towards the production of green peas and tomatoes. They offered farmers a guaranteed minimum price of $31 per ton for tomatoes and $80 per ton...

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Donation to Library

The LCHS Class of 1968 recently made a donation to Lewis County Public Library and Archives in memory of their classmate Larry Gene Sisco. The book "Encyclopedia of Landscape Design" was presented on...

Report Finds Economic Distress Increasing for Tennessee Families

Two in five (43 percent) Tennesseans have lost employment income since March and a growing number of households are having difficulty paying basic expenses, according to The Covid-19 Recession in Tennessee fact sheet ThinkTennessee released today....

LCES Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration packets will be available to pick up starting on Thursday, March 11, 2021 during Parent-Teacher Conference. These packets will be located at the Lewis County Elementary School front entrance. Instructions will be included....

High School Panthers Basketball

Lewis County vs Camden The Lewis County High School Lady Panthers and Panthers travelled to Camden to take on the Lady Lions and Lions on February 2. In the girls matchup to begin play, it was the Lady Lions that pulled out in front early in a 21-8...

Middle School Baseball now in play

The Lewis County Middle School Panthers travelled to East Hickman to take on the Eagles to open their 2021 baseball season on Thursday, February 25th. In the first inning, leadoff man Jalen Smith took a free pass and moved all the way to third...

Job Listings

The American Job Center offers several resources to assist individuals in achieving their employment goals. A computer resource area is available to individuals interested in doing job searches, online job applications and weekly certifications for...

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Warm Up Your Winter

Bob Lutey, left, was the second week's lucky winner for the Warm Up Your Winter contest. "I've been doing this for years and I've never won," said Lutey, "It's more of an activity for me. It's fun."...

Tyrades! Product Recall Notices: Friend or Foe?

The relentless airbag recall notices concerning my mother’s old truck have progressed from a mailbox-clogging nuisance to a grim reminder that our unresponsiveness has felled more trees than Paul Bunyan in his prime. Okay, I realize more...

Letter to the Editor: Wesley Carroll

“O Biden, Where Art Thou?” While this is not the exact title of one of the best written movies of my generation, the sentiment seems to reverberate throughout my oversized head these days. I find myself wondering why our current president has...

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Adopt a Class sponsor donates treat bags

Second graders in Charity Couch's class were thrilled to receive Valentine treat bags from their Adopt-A-Class partner Wal-Mart...

Parent Teacher Conference

Lewis County Schools will have parent teacher conference on Thursday, March 11, 2021. There will be no school for students on that day. Parent teacher conferences will be held from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. Parents of children in Lewis County Elementary...

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Pan Fried Potatoes and Onions - Lyonnaise Style

Lyonnaise Potatoes (sliced potatoes cooked with onions) are as beautiful as the name. Sticky, caramelized onions fried alongside golden crispy potatoes, and topped with buttery garlic and parsley. I...

Public Notices

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE Sale at public auction will be on March 24, 2021 on or about 10:00AM local time, at the East door steps of the Lewis County Courthouse, Hohenwald, Tennessee , conducted by the Substitute Trustee as identified and set...

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Community mourns death of local businessman

James Terry Keathley, a beloved life-long resident of Hohenwald, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was 75. He was born on June...

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Jamie Curtis

Jamie Darlene "MiMi" Curtis, age 55, of Summertown, TN went to be with her mother Naomi Luffman Curtis on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Jamie fought to live a life of peace and happiness. She was...

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Johnnie Mae Webster

Ms. Johnnie Mae Webster, 86, of Linden passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Lewis County Nursing and Rehab in Hohenwald. She was born in Perry County to the late Jess Bromley and Martha Gifford...

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James "Doug" Barber

James Douglas Barber, of Parsons, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at the age of 81. "Doug" was born on June 5, 1939 to Kyle and Nell Barber in Linden, Tennessee. He graduated...

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Earl R. Stutts

Earl Ray Stutts of Waynesboro was born March 28, 1933 in Hohenwald, the son of the late Kenneth Wesley Stutts and Sara Edna Beatty Stutts. Mr. Stutts departed this life on Saturday, February 20, 2021...

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Joyce Faye Wilson

Joyce Faye Slayden Wilson, age 82, died Monday March 1, 2021. She was a native of Nashville and was preceded in death by her husband, James Wilson; daughter, Pam Bauer; son-in-law, Jerry Potts;...

Carleen Staggs

Carleen Emelia Staggs was born on February 19, 1928 in Hohenwald and passed away peacefully at her home in Hohenwald on February 7, 2021. She was a descendent of the early German and Swiss settlers Karl Wolf and Bertha Porter Wolf. She retired from...

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