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The BEST, chosen by you!

The ballots are starting in come in for the 2022 Readers Choice Awards. Perhaps it's the opportunity to enter to win $100 cash or maybe it is the delight in finding your favorite businesses as the...

Lewis County outage update

Monday, January 17, ended with a strong push as Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative cut outages to less than 40 in Lewis County. Damage during the snow storm caused at least 3,000 customers to lose power in Lewis County alone. Crews resumed...

Local students named to Tennessee Tech Dean's List

Tennessee Technological University has announced students named to the fall 2021 Dean’s List, which includes students from Lewis County. The dean’s list recognizes academic performers across the university’s eight academic colleges and...

A Year in Review

February Annette Peery selected for Volunteer Star Award The thirteenth annual Governor's Volunteer Stars Awards honored volunteers from 47 counties on February 7, 2021 in a virtual ceremony....

Hohenwald Masonic Lodge officers announced

Hohenwald Masonic Lodge #607 2022 officers were recently announced. Officers include: Worshipful Master - Travis Koch; Senior Warden - Brad Rasbury; Junior Warden - Dustin Carroll; Treasurer - Kenny...

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

Well, we have had our third snow and it was a really good one. There was between eight and nine inches in lots of places and the trees were all bent over and some broke causing the power to be off most of the day on Sunday. So, no internet or tv or...

Pilot Club donates

The Pilot Club of Hohenwald presented the staff of AHC Lewis County with a box of goodies to celebrate Nursing Home Caregiver Appreciation Day. Pictured are Pilots Annette Peery and Barbara Hinson...

County Audit findings; 2022 County Election reminder

At the time of last week’s County Committee meeting, County Mayor Jonah Keltner was happy to announce to the commissioners that Lewis County is still ranked among the top in the state for sales tax revenue. The November sales tax report came out...

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 17, 1952 J. H. Warf was elected president of the Lewis County Civic Club. T. E. Poore was re-elected president of the First National Bank. The Lewis County Republican Party held a reorganization meeting and elected W. T. Starbuck chair. The...

Now Hiring: Lewis County Schools

We are accepting applications for the Lewis County School Cafeterias. Applications will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. January 27, 2022 at the Food Service offi ce located on 206 South Court Street, Hohenwald, TN, 38462. For more information, call...

Kinzie receives her results from the World Championships

The final rankings for the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) Youth & Open World Championship came in on Monday, January 10, 2022. Jessie Kinzie, age 13, started barrel racing a little over...

A Bold Landscape Statement

Submitted by Andy Pulte, UT Department of Plant Sciences, and director, UT Gardens, GATOP Perhaps one of the most graceful of all evergreens we can grow, deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara) can be a unique...

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

Preview of the 2022 Legislative Session of the 112th General Assembly Redistricting maps The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Redistricting voted on Thursday to recommend both State Senate and...

Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety

Many people turn to space heaters—both electricmodels and those powered by kerosene or wood— as a convenient source of warmth in winter months. However, space heaters can be dangerous if not used properly. • Keep the heater at least 3 feet...

Snow for third weekend in a row

This weekend marks three in a row with a blanket of snow covering the ground. Although some measured the snowfall to be around five and a half inches, it measured nine inches in other parts of Lewis...

The week of January 23 has been officially named School Board Appreciation Week

Both City Mayor Danny McKnight and County Mayor Jonah Keltner met on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, to sign a proclamation which would honor Lewis County School Board Members. The proclamation read:...

17th annual First Grade Christmas Bazaar

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021 the first grade teachers and students at Lewis County Elementary School hosted the 17th annual First Grade Christmas Bazaar. All money raised during this event went to...

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce REI Co-op to Establish Distribution Center in Lebanon

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and REI Co-op officials today announced the specialty outdoor retailer will establish a new distribution center in Lebanon. “REI...

One Day At A Time

Well it is a very quiet and still morning here in our little valley, everything is covered with a very thick white blanket of snow. I really don’t ever remember this much snow at one time, here on our back porch we had 10 inches. It sure is...

American Legion Post 127 needs wheelchairs

The American Legion Post 127 needs wheelchairs. Post 127 in Hohenwald is asking anyone who has a wheelchair that is in good condition, are not using and would like to get it to the American Legion Post 127 to call Tommy Carroll at 931-626-2049,...

Anna Cogdill named to SNHU President's List

Anna Cogdill, of Hohenwald, has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Fall 2021 President’s List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President’s List....

Tips to sticking to New Year Resolutions

Set yourself for New Year Success by picking resolution with these suggestions. We all make New resolutions thinking, “This will be the year I change. I’m going to be a better person, exercise more, eat healthy and make the bed every day....

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for December 23, 2021 through January 10, 2022. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Tucker P. Flanagan of South Pine Street was...

LCMS Basketball vs Coffman

The Lewis County Middle School Lady Panthers and Panthers hosted the E.O. Coffman Lady Panthers and Panthers squared off in basketball action on Monday, January 10th in Lewis County's first action...

LCHS Basketball vs Hickman

The Lewis County High School Lady Panthers and Panthers returned to the hardwood after the Christmas break to face the Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs of Hickman County High School on Tuesday, January 4th at LCHS. In the first game of the evening the...

Notice to Bidders; Lewis County Schools

The Lewis County Board of Education will accept a sealed bid for the following: • Bids on new PTAC heat and air units. Interested bidders must contact Tony Cotham @ 931.796.3264 for specs on units. The contractor will comply with all provisions...

Lewis County Board of Education Meeting Notice

Notice The Lewis County Board of Education will have a workshop on January 25, 2022, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Board Meeting Room, located at 206 South Court Street, Hohenwald TN. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the qualifications and...

Lewis County Board of Commissioners Agenda

Regular Session January 24, 2022 • 6:00 P.M. ITEM #01-01-22 Call to order ITEM #01-02-22 Invocation ITEM #01-03-22 Pledge of Allegiance ITEM #01-04-22 Roll call ITEM #01-05-22 Approval of minutes ITEM #01-06-22 Public input (limited to 3 minutes...

Now Hiring: Join Team MLEC

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative is seeking qualified individuals for the following positions in our Houston County, Tennessee office. Meter Technician: Responsibilities include setting and removing meters, disconnecting meters for nonpayment,...

Now Hiring: Waverly Wood

Help Wanted Waverly Wood 650 Sawmill Lane Waverly, TN 37185 Logging Crew Dozer Operator Wheel Loader Operator Knuckle Boom Operator Call Steve Jones 931-332-0882 or Todd Richardson...

Tyrades! Is A Platonic Life Partnership Right for You?

Fact: families take many forms. Grandparents rear grandchildren. Never-married siblings share the ancestral homeplace until death. High school sweethearts get married in a fever but gradually drift apart. BFFs move in together for...

UT Martin names local students to Fall Semester Chancellor's Honor Roll

MARTIN, Tenn. — The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Fall 2021 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied...

Adopt a Class

Shoe Sensation is Haley Mitchell's second grade Adopt-A-Class Partner. Nancy Mitchell brought in gifts and treats to eat for the class. Mrs. Nancy McDonald is Krista Hinson's PE Adopt-A-Class...

Selby achieves Dean's List at Belmont university

NASHVILLE, TN-- Stone Selby of Hohenwald (38462) qualified for the Fall 2021 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Belmont...

LCMS Honor Roll

Lewis County Middle School Principal Brandi Feichtinger recently named the students earning the honor roll for the previous nine weeks. They are: A/B Honor Roll Eighth grade: Xavier Baggett, John Everett Bates, Gannon Bledsoe, Hunter Bradford,...

Dillon Tucker Runions

November 8, 2000 - January 10, 2022 On Monday, January 10, 2022, Tucker Runions left this earthly home for a better one. Tucker was born in Columbia on November 8, 2000, to Derek and Jennie Runions....

Ginger Page McKay

February 9, 1947 - January 11, 2022 Ginger Raye Page McKay, age 74, wife of Robert McKay, III, and a resident of Columbia, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at NHC-Maury Regional Transitional...

Jeffery Keeton

November 26, 1968 ~ January 10, 2022 Mr. Jeffery Huston Keeton unexpectedly passed away on January 10,2022 at the age of 53 at his Hohenwald home. Mr. Keeton was born at Milan Hospital on November...

Mike O'Brien

12/21/1964 - 1/4/22 Mike O'Brien of Hohenwald passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, in Rochester Mayo Hospital in Minnesota after a year long fight with cancer. Mike was born in Mankato, MN, on...

Eddie Dean Lee

Eddie Dean Lee, age 57, of Hohenwald passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021. He was born on November 16, 1964 in Nashville to the late Harvey and Dorothy Lee. In addition to his parents, he was...

Gene Keeton

October 12, 1933 ~ January 12, 2022 Mr. Harold Gene Keeton passed from this earthly world on January 12, 2022, at Saint Thomas Centerville at the age of 88. Mr. Keeton was born Waynesboro, TN on...

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Case number 2022-PR-1 in the matter of the estate of Sarah F. Brown, deceased. Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of January 2022, Letters Testamentary, in respect of the estate of Sarah F. Brown, who died December 25,...

Meeting notice: Election Commission

Lewis County Election Commission will meet on Monday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. at the Election Commission Office, 35 Smith Avenue, Hohenwald,...

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