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

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Street dedicated to Vietnam War Veteran Rodger D. McDonald

Fellow veterans, community leaders, friends and family members gathered together at Joe Avenue on Saturday, October 17, 2020 to dedicate the street in memory of SP/4 Rodger E. McDonald. SP/4...

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2020 Courthouse Roof Project nears completion

From a distance the Lewis County Courthouse looks in pretty good shape, but just ask staff from past and present who work there and they will probably tell you the old building is in drastic need of...

You can view our whole paper as a PDF!

Do you like reading the paper online, but miss the print layout? We've got good news for you! Just click "View PDF" in the top right-hand corner of any story or on the homepage. It will open a separate tab where you can scroll through our paper...

Hemp growers get another year to transition to Federal program

Hemp growers in Tennessee will have more time to adjust to federal Domestic Hemp Program guidelines. The program was scheduled to take effect this year, but the US Congress extended the current industrial hemp pilot program authorized under the...

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TN State Senator Joey Hensley announces re-election bid

Dr. Joey Hensley, Senator for the 28th district, has announced his candidacy for another term in the Tennessee State Senate. He currently represents the citizens of Maury, Lawrence, Lewis, Wayne,...

School Board reviews numerous board policies

Lewis County Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 6:04 p.m. at the Lewis County Middle School Auditorium located on Park Avenue South. With the exception of Vice Chair Johnny Clayton, all members were present:...

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County appoints new commissioner

The County Commission met on Monday, Oct. 19 to discuss several orders of business. The first item on the agenda was to appoint a new commissioner in lieu of Mrs. Connie Sharp's withdrawal from her...

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Cain Edwards Pollock says Hello World

Joel and Felicia Pollock are proud to announce the birth of their 8 lb 9 oz son, Cain Edward Pollock. His grandparents are Angela and James Pollock, and Brandie Hutton and Ken Carter. On October 14,...

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King/Hull Unite

Karley King and Ricky Hull joined hands as one, on their 10 year anniversary of dating. On October 17, 2020, Karley walked down the aisle to join hands with Ricky, waiting for her at the foot of her...

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Mable Anne delivers smiles

Look out Opie, Mable Anne is coming through! This week, Mable Anne dressed up as a UPS driver and delivered a package full of smiles and giggles to AHC Lewis County. Since the pandemic has left...

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LCHS Panthers remain undefeated

Stats by Barry Churchwell The Lewis County High School Panther football team took their perfect 7-0 record, 3-0 in Region 5AA, on the road on Friday night, October 16th, travelling for a regional...

Panthers handle Eagles

Stats by Alex Hill The Lewis County High School Panthers (6-0, 2-0) travelled to Eagleville on October 2 for a Region 5AA matchup with the Eagleville Eagles (2-5, 1-1). The powerful Panther offense was on display in Eagleville, as midway through...

Tyrades! What Shall We Say About 50 Years of Home Ownership?

This is a year of double milestones: my mother’s house turns 75 and (as of October 30) she will have been living there for 50 years. She grew up as part of an itinerant sharecropping family during the Great Depression, so I’m glad she has...

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 20, 1960 Barbara Peery was named 1960 LCHS Homecoming Queen and would be crowned in ceremonies preceding the homecoming game with Loretto. Her attendants were named as Alma Jean Knight, senior; Camille Griner, junior; Sara Nell Petway,...

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Lewis County Recipes: Chocolate Banana Bread

There's nothing quite like the smell of homemade bread baking in the oven. Whether it's a soft loaf of sour dough bread, my grandmother's Friendship Bread, or a simple loaf of sweet bread like this...

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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Lois Gillis

Lois Evelyn Partain Gillis departed this life on October 19, 2020 in Waynesboro, at the age of 96 years, 9 months and 28 days.She was born December 21, 1923 in Lawrence County, the daughter of the...

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Roger Davidson

Roger Dale Davidson was born December 17, 1947, in Hohenwald, to Mary Sharp Davidson of Hampshire and the late John Davidson. He passed away October 10, 2020, in Columbia, at the age of 72 years. Mr....

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Clyde Sells

Clyde Wesley Sells, age 87 of Hohenwald, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on September 23, 1933, to Guy and Hester Sells in Michigan. He...

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Bert Moore

Bertram Adolphis "Bert" Moore, III, age 73 of Hohenwald, passed away at his residence on Monday evening, October 12, 2020. He was born in Memphis to the late Bertram Moore, Jr. and Modena (Spain)...

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Brett Bultman

Brett Alan Bultman was born April 13, 1972 in Kankakee, Illinois, the son of Preston Lee Bultman and Susan Kay Arseneau Bultman. He departed this life on October 10, 2020 at the age of 48. Mr....

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Delbert Whitehead

Delbert Wayne Whitehead was born August 6, 1947 in Hohenwald to the union of the late Joe Cleveland and Ethel Mae Skelton Whitehead. He departed this life on October 9, 2020 in Waynesboro, making his...

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Wig Vaughn

James William "Wig" Vaughn, age 79 of Hampshire, passed away on September 20, 2020, at NHC Maury Regional in Columbia. James was born on June 1, 1941, in Hohenwald to the late James Robert and Ethel...

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Ronnie Cowan

Ronnie L. Cowan, age 55 of Seymour, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020. He was an avid sportsman who loved hunting and fishing. Ronnie loved his family dearly and gave all he had to his family and...

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