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

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Question on the Street

A preacher walked into the Herald office. With faithful interest, he answered 'Question on the Street' by saying, "Do you know Jesus?" The street pollster had been stumped on what to ask next, so...

 

Local retiree volunteers expertise on poison

After a career in work place safety, a Lewis County man is volunteering his expertise next month when Citizens for Clean Water, Air and Food gather to learn about an herbicide and Parkinson's...

 

Asgard Eyes Hohenwald

Asgard Brewing Co. is interested in building a brewery in Hohenwald, according to the founder and CEO of the business at a Duck River bridge. Asgard's Dr. Stephen Porter also announced expansion of...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    August 26, 2021

Drones are safer

Using a drone when evaluating real estate for property tax base calculations will be safer and cut costs, according to Lewis County's property assessor "If a property review employee uses a drone to...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    August 26, 2021

Question on the Street: What's the best advice you've had? or What's the best advice you've received?

Free advice is worth what you pay for it, or so they say. Nevertheless, the five answers to this "Question on the Street" seem reasonable. You be the judge of the value of the answers as we report;...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    August 19, 2021

War's End Good, Soldier Says as Troops Withdraw

‘Look forward and move on’ is what a Lewis County soldier said about troops withdrawing from Afghanistan. He was asked about it six days before the president spoke Monday, August 16. In a televised address, President Biden said, “American...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    August 12, 2021

Question on the Street: What Would You Ask?

Our trusty pollster was stumped last week when there was no immediate answer to the question: What should the pollster ask? And that's the answer. "What do you think the Question on the Street should...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    August 5, 2021

Troops return leads to Veterans Service Office

Lewis County Veterans Service Officer Ritchie Brewer is “getting more and more veterans coming in from Iraq and Afghanistan,” he said. The 9/11 terrorist attacks are now about two decades ago. Now, as troops are coming home, federal spending on...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    July 29, 2021

Question on the Street asks: Have You Had a Covid Shot?

The delta variant of COVID-19 is reportedly infecting many more people who've not been inoculated against the disease. That's in contrast to far fewer patients who had a shot, but contracted the...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    July 22, 2021

Paycheck protection borrowers are forgiven

Bankers who wrote paycheck protection loans are helping businesses get forgiveness, and while economic hardship from the coronavirus quarantine prompted that government assistance, the pandemic...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    July 15, 2021

Lewis County Schools' funding at crossroads

With a budget of nearly $13 million, leaders of Lewis County schools are finalizing that part of the county’s total budget of $22 million this week. Meanwhile, the Lewis County School Board’s membership in a statewide association — Tennessee Sc...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    July 1, 2021

Lemonade Stand Reaps $176 on $2 Investment

HAMPSHIRE, Tenn. - Three girls and a boy ran a lemonade stand recently. Their gross sales were $176 within two days. The perennial summer job for kids became a reality in this town of nearly 1,500...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    July 1, 2021

Question on the Street

Kitty Thomas - I was T-boned on the driver's side of my Chevrolet Equinox SUV by a woman who tried to cross the four-lane highway from a side street. The impact pushed me into a vehicle on my right,...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    June 24, 2021

Property tax base still growing

Lewis County's property tax base increased by $21.5 million as reported to the state this year. The previous year, the growth was $157.3 million. "I guess that 2020 was the covid year," County Propert...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    June 24, 2021

Fireworks supply limited

Shipping priorities for medical equipment have limited the availability of fireworks for Independence Day in America, according to the man who oversees two fireworks tents in Lewis County. "Medical...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    June 17, 2021

Question on the Street

Because it would appear that the coronavirus pandemic is fading, the Lewis County Herald had Clint Confehr on the street asking about that. The question was "Are you traveling for a vacation since...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    March 25, 2021

2-year-old's grandmother wants answers

By Clint Confehr SUMMERTOWN, Tenn. - The grandmother of a 2-year-old with a birth defect says she's not mad at anyone, nor is she looking to place blame. Tamara Turner just wants to know what's...

 

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