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 By Crystal Nash    News    August 6, 2020 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

August 04, 1960 Second Lieutenant Henry Harris, Lewis County Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol, attended a two-day meeting at Seward Air Force Base near Nashville. While the meeting was in progress, a surprise visit was made to the group by Brigadi...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 28, 1960 The public was invited to watch the playing of the second Invitational Tournament at the Hohenwald Recreation and Golf Club on August 7. Approximately 1,000 people attended the Lewis County Horse Show sponsored by the Lewis County...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 21, 1960 General elections in Lewis County were set for August 4. No Lewis County candidate had opposition. The 1960 Horse Show, sponsored by the Lewis County Civic Club, was scheduled for July 22 at Memorial Park. W. L. Tuttle shot a...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 14, 1960 Bids for the construction of the new $3 million plant to be built here for use by the Boston Woven Hose and Rubber Company would be opened at the Court House on August 9. It was also announced that Robert Beaugardus would come to...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    July 2, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 07, 1960 Billy Grimes was named Lewis County Chair of the Civil War Centennial Commission by County Judge A. B. Nicholson. Mayor W. C. Keaton named Mrs. Reece Bell as City Chair for this Commission. Dr. Robert Bain, from Wilson County, was now a...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

June 30, 1960 The Hohenwald Rotary Club announced they would construct a new adult shuffleboard slab at Memorial Park. The 32nd annual reunion and picnic of all former residents of Hohenwald was held at Lowell Park in Dixon, Illinois. Fifty-one...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

June 23, 1960 A committee from the Lewis County Civic Club was working with city officials to improve the city’s garbage collection and disposal services, especially within the business section of town. One resident and two youth from Indiana were...

 
 By Crystal Nash    Education    June 4, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

June 09, 1960 Burglars broke into the Piggly Wiggly store. The store safe was moved into the alley by the thieves where they broke into it and took approximately $1,000. Entry to the grocery store was gained through the front door. The Clean Up,...

 
 By Crystal Nash    Education    May 28, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 26, 1960 The Clean Up- Paint Up- Fix Up committee extended the campaign through the month of June. Much progress was reported with vacant lots being cleared, homes being remodeled, and painting throughout the city. The American Red Cross...

 
 By Crystal Nash    Education    May 21, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 19, 1960 Mayor W. C. Keaton was presented a certificate making him an honorary citizen of Nashville at ceremonies held at the Lewis County Court House. The presentation was made by Nashville Mayor Ben West during the visit of the Nashville...

 
 By Crystal Nash    Education    May 14, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 12, 1960 County Judge A. B. Nicholson signed a proclamation proclaiming the week of May 9 to 14 as Rural Electrification Week in Lewis County. Ed Holman, superintendent of the Hohenwald Genesco plant, received honorable mention for 1959 Genesco...

 
 By Crystal Nash    Education    May 7, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 05, 1960 Park and recreation facilities at the Lewis County Fairgrounds (Memorial Park) were available for family use. The park now had two tennis courts, barbecue pits, shuffle board, playground equipment, croquet, badminton, and boxes to meet...

 
 By Crystal Nash    Education    May 7, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 28, 1960 The annual Clean up – Paint up – Fix up Campaign was scheduled to begin in Hohenwald on May 1. The city and its suburbs were divided into blocks with captains appointed responsibility for four blocks. Donnie Goodman was named...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    April 30, 2020

COVID-19/Library Reopening Plan 2020

The Lewis County Public Library is taking the spread of COVID-19 seriously, while simultaneously providing curbside services and virtual programming to the public. On Tuesday, May 5, the library plans to reopen to the public. Keeping library users sa...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 28, 1960 The annual Clean up – Paint up – Fix up Campaign was scheduled to begin in Hohenwald on May 1. The city and its suburbs were divided into blocks with captains appointed responsibility for four blocks. Donnie Goodman was named...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 14, 1960 Mayor W. C. Keaton signed a proclamation naming the month of May as “Clean Up – Paint Up – Fix Up” time in Hohenwald. Every citizen was urged to beautify their homes and businesses. The City of Hohenwald and its suburban area...

 

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