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

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Crash claims life of Lewis County man

On October 8, 2021 a wreck occured around midnight that claimed the life of a Lewis County man. Ethan Brewer, 23, was driving a 2007 Ford F-150 4 door. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol...

Commodity Food Distribution for Lewis County

A Commodity Food Distribution for Lewis County residents is planned for October 27, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon at Memorial Park. The distribution will be drive through and participants are to remain in their vehicles and South Central Human...

Lewis County students compete in first fishing tournament

The Lewis County BASS Nation High School/Junior Fishing Team competed in the first tournament of the 2021-22 season. The tournament took place on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Pickwick. There were...

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 11, 1951 Hollywood actor Ward Bond, along with MGM starlet and singer Eileen Christy and screen writer Cap Palmer, visited Hohenwald on October 11 from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Hohenwald was one of 15 cities in Western Tennessee visited by Bond...

Celebrate "NFL" week at the library Oct 19 - 23

National Friends of the Library dedicates the third week of October each year to promote Friends groups across the country for their support of local libraries. County Mayor Jonah Keltner and City...

Lewis County Elks Lodge plan fish fry

On Saturday, October 16, 2021 the local Elks Lodge plans to hold a fish fry starting at 12 noon. Proceeds from the event will go to the Tennessee Elks Nursing and Trade scholarships in our community along with other local community benefit...

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for September 28 - October 3, 2020. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. William R. Hall, Mac Benderman Road, Mt. Pleasant, was...

LC Pre-K most improved attendance winners

Lewis County Pre-K has partnered with Lewis County PTO and FRC. Lewis County Schools Pre-K has an important goal. They are promoting attendance and want to ensure that every student attends school...

Terry Warren book signing

Terry Warren's inspiring message continued from the wonderful keynote speech at the Opening Ceremony over to the library with a thought-provoking presentation at his book signing. Terry donated...

Oktoberfest Heritage Festival turns from fears to cheers

With just four days to go before the opening ceremonies for the 2021 Oktober Heritage Festival in Hohenwald and Lewis County, the question was not will it rain, but how much rain will we get? That...

County Committees discuss bonus pay, new loader for landfill and IRS

The Solid Waste, Public Safety and Budget Committees met on Monday night, October 11 to discuss a potential bonus for county employees, approval for the county tax attorney to send the IRS a Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement form, the...

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

This past week was wet most days and that made it hard for those who wanted to enjoy the October Festival activities that were going on in and around town. There were lots of yard sales and a car show with vintage vehicles which looked new for they...

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

Scammers prey on unsuspecting or vulnerable victims Too many people in Tennessee have fallen prey to scammers And with the increasing sophistication of digital technology, scammers are more devious...

Costume contest held at Oktoberfest

A costume contest was held during the Oktober Heritage Festival the past weekend. The contest was judged by Burgermeister Jeanette Shanes and Janet Turner. Winners were announced at the opening...

Dauntless Archery Tag ribbon cutting

Dauntless Archery Tag offically had their ribbon cutting at the Oktober Heritage Festival over this past weekend. Owners John and Cindy Davenport brought this new activity to the festival this year...

MLEC shares farm safety tips

Agriculture is the backbone of our country, and our livelihood greatly depends on the crops provided by American farmers. The hard work and exhaustive labor are tough but rushing the job to save time can be extremely dangerous––even...

Family history parade

A large number of residents walked in the Oktober Heritage Festival Parade held on October 8th. This Volksmarche (German for people's walk) honored all residents and their unique family heritage with...

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Medical Laboratories Act – Public Chapter 495 allows Tennessee to utilize the federal standards that are used in 31 other states for those that work in private laboratories, as is already done...

One Day At A Time

Well it is a nice morning here in our little valley, a cool breeze is blowing and the cats are all curled up in the sunshine. The leaves are falling. I just swept the walk and porches yesterday and now they are covered again, and the trees have not...

Lewis County Board of Commissioners Agenda

ITEM #10-01-21 Call to order ITEM #10-02-21 Invocation ITEM #10-03-21 Pledge of Allegiance ITEM #10-04-21 Roll call ITEM #10-05-21 Approval of minutes ITEM #10-06-21 Public input (limited to 3 minutes per person) ITEM #10-07-21 Report of committees...

Now Hiring: Hohenwald Machine

HOHENWALD MACHINE is seeking to fill a full-time position with someone for fabricating, machining & general labor work. HOURS ARE 6 A.M.-2:30 P.M. AT 831 GRAY ROAD We are a job shop with little production type work. Pay based on experience. Paid...

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

The South Central Tennessee Development District is accepting applications from qualified contractors interested in bidding on housing rehabilitation and reconstruction projects in Lewis County. This includes the City of Hohenwald. These projects...

Now Hiring: Ascension St. Thomas Hickman

Current Openings: CNAs - Full Time/PRN: • PRN $18/hr • Full Time Minimum Wage $13/hr and will increase to $15/hr, effective 1/1/22 LPNs - Full Time/PRN: • Full Time pay based on years of experience • PRN: $25/hr • UP TO $4,000 sign on...

Oliver Companies

Job Opportunities For ALL Skill Levels! We are looking for highly motivated individuals to Join Our Team! Currently looking to fill the following positions: General Labor for 1st & 2nd Shift Inside Sales Welder Competitive Pay! Oppor tunity for...

Now Hiring: Waverly Wood

Help wanted for these positions: Dozer Operator Wheel Loader Operator Knuckle Boom Operator 650 Sawmill Lane • Waverly, TN 37185 Call Steve Jones (931) 332-0882 or Todd Richardson (931)...

Tyrades! Where Do You Stand on The Leaf-Raking Issue?

If you don’t like my opinions this week, you can take a flying leap…into a pile of festive autumn leaves. (Skip the wet sucker – per Linus van Pelt.) In this great melting pot of a nation, people have many ways of handling leaves. They rake...

Top Ten Reading Counts

Reading Counts top ten were announced recently. Pictured, front, from left, first place Mason Hall, second place Emily Lomax, third place Sebastian Espinoza, fourth place Emerick Webster, and fifth...

Faye Carroll Blocker

September 08, 1931 - October 10, 2021 Faye Carroll Blocker was born September 8, 1931 in Lewis County. She lived on Bailey Street in Columbia for many years. Faye passed away peacefully at 90 years...

Lanny Brewer

On the morning of October 8, 2021, Lanny Doyle Brewer peacefully passed away at AHC McNairy. He was born in Hohenwald to the late Chester Leon and Mary Lee Anderson Brewer on January 6, 1951. Along...

Wanda Konig

August 27, 1956 ~ October 5, 2021 Wanda Konig, age 65, of Summertown passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. She was a native of Yuba City, California, a...

Geneva Rader

Geneva Rader, 86, of Hohenwald peacefully passed away at her home on October 9, 2021, surrounded by family. She was born in Memphis on March 25, 1935 to the late Buford Legaltender and Maudine...

Marjorie Bates

Marjorie Violet Thompson Bates, age 86, a resident of Columbia, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021, at Maury Regional Medical Center.  A funeral service was held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at...

Charles Duncan Qualls

January 11, 1928 ~ October 3, 2021 Charles Duncan Qualls, 93, passed away October 3, 2021, at his home. Mr. Qualls was born in Perry County January 11, 1928, to the late Dr. Wiley Qualls and Birdie...

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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