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

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 By Crystal Nash    News    May 19, 2022 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 15, 1952 The Lewis County Quarterly Court passed a resolution to endorse V. A. Brownlow for re-nomination to a second term as Floterial Representative for the 17th Floterial District. The National Park Service announced that roads in Meriwether L...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    May 12, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 08, 1952 For the first time in the history of the county, women jurors were used at the Chancery Court on May 05, 1952. Those who served as the first women jurors in the grand jury were Mrs. Lester Nelson, Mrs. Elihue Johnston, and Rachel Hurt....

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    May 5, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 01, 1952 The Senior Class of 1952 were scheduled to present their Senior Play, “I’m In the Army Now,” on May 01. Admission was $0.25 and $0.50. The ad further stated that “this is not a war play, but a hilarious comedy.” Fifty-five...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    April 14, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 10, 1952 The State Highway Department announced that the highway between Hohenwald and Linden would be relocated down Coon Creek, intersecting the highway at Parnell School on Coon Creek, 2.5 miles east of Linden. This change would shorten the...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    April 7, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 3, 1952 With this issue, the Lewis County Herald began its 33rd year of publication. The state highway department was completing plans for both roadway and bridges on the seven-mile uncompleted stretch of highway between Hampshire and...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    March 31, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

March 27, 1952 The dates for the Lewis County Fair were changed from August 27 through 30 to a new date of September 3 through 6 in order to accommodate the Extension Office whose Annual Extension Workers Conference was scheduled on the original...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    March 24, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

March 20, 1952 Federal aid was being sought for completion of the seven-mile, uncompleted stretch of State Highway 99 between Gordonsburg and Hampshire. City Recorder R.C. Spann reported that numerous complaints were being received almost daily about...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    March 17, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

March 13, 1952 Otis Holley earned a sales award from Investors Diversified Services, Inc. Ward Clayton enlisted in the Marine Corps and was stationed at Parris Island, SC. The following births were announced: Sherry Elaine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    March 10, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

March 06, 1952 Residents gave a total of 137 pints of blood during the Red Cross blood drive held March 03 to meet immediate needs of battle-wounded soldiers in Korea. The Old Black Joe Company urged the farmers of Lewis County to grow tomatoes and...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    March 3, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

February 28, 1952 Captain Joseph G. Petway, USAF, was awarded the Bronze Star medal in recognition of service rendered in Korea. The Mayor and City council passed a resolution urging all candidates for Governor and the General Assembly of Tennessee...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    February 24, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

February 21, 1952 The Church of Christ was offering a free, ten-day singing school from February 20 to 29th. The class was taught by Professor Tommy Nicks of Nashville. Reverend Paul Groshans announced that a revival meeting would be held in the...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    February 17, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

February 14, 1952 The following people were recognized by General Shoe for setting a perfect attendance record of five years or longer at the plant: J.D. Fite, Effie Harris, Haskey Hardy, George Hinson, Ruby Hooper, Lucille Rose, Fred Roth, Bertha...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    February 10, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

February 07, 1952 The Southern Bell Telephone Company converted the entire Hohenwald telephone system from magnet to dial operation. J. H. Warf was given the honor of applying the switch which placed the new system in service on Tuesday, February...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    February 3, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 31, 1952 Cumberland Presbyterian Church held a dedication for the addition which had previously been built. Reverend C. A. Galloway preached the dedication service. A child was seriously injured when he was struck by a car on North Oak...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 27, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 24, 1952 J.T. Peery, Southern Bell Telephone Company Manager, announced that a new dial system was scheduled to go into operation in Hohenwald at 9 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 1952. The dial cutover would be completed at a cost of $161,000....

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 20, 2022

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 A...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 13, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 10, 1952 The Lewis County Civic Club announced that the annual Ladies Night would be held on January 14 at the LCHS cafeteria. Special music would be furnished by the LCHS Glee Club with other entertainment furnished by Carl Tatum. “Never...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 6, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 3, 1952 All draft registrants classified as 4-F were to be reexamined under the newly-issued Universal Military Training Act. Men classified as 4-F who married and sired children since registering were to immediately contact the Lewis County...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 30, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

December 27, 1951 No issue was published this week so that newspaper staff might enjoy a holiday break. December 28, 1961 Brownie Hankins was named Chair for the March of Dimes drive. The Lewis County Jaycees announced that the annual March of Dimes...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 23, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

December 20, 1951 The main headline of the Herald read, “This issue of the Herald is dedicated to Lewis County boys and girls in service.” Included the 24-page issue were reprinted photographs of those in service, and special Christmas greetings...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 23, 2021

Christmas Wishes of Hohenwald's Past

By Crystal Nash The season of Christmas is upon us, and it is time to, once again, take a nostalgic glimpse at past holiday wishes. Although I enjoy sharing Lewis County history through my weekly “Glimpses of Hohenwald’s Past” article, it is...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 16, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

December 13, 1951 Fred Pollock was released from a hospital in Japan after being wounded with shrapnel. He was transferred from Artillery to Quartermaster Corps and stationed in Korea. After receiving numerous complaints about hogs being kept in the...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 9, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

December 6, 1951 The City of Hohenwald announced that the State Highway Department agreed to furnish tile for the purpose of tiling the open ditch in front of the Court House and the side of the Veterans Memorial Building. Charley Sims was wounded wh...

 

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