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

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 By Crystal Nash    News    July 15, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 12, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Court Vote Funds For County Library: 10c Cut From County Rate.” The Lewis County Quarterly Court (now called County Commission) voted to establish a public library for the use of residents,...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    July 8, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 05, 1951 The newspaper reported that Hohenwald had a quiet 4th of July with the community contenting “itself with just allowing it to pass as another day.” The Tennessee Valley Authority reported that 1950 was the wettest year since 1932 in...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    June 17, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

June 14, 1951 An article about early Lewis County history written by James E. Chessor was published. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the educational building of the Hohenwald First Baptist Church. Martha Sisco and Norma Spann were attending...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    June 3, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 31, 1951 R. K. Roney and Ben Williamson purchased the canning factory formerly owned by the J. C. LaRue Company, Inc. from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. They would continue to operate under the trade name of Old Black Joe Company. An...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    May 27, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 24, 1951 Mayor W. C. Keaton signed a proclamation urging all patriotic citizens to wear a Buddy Poppy on Memorial Day. Lewis County Government office holders announced that beginning May 24th, they would close their offices each Thursday...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    April 29, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 26, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Cash Prizes Offered In Clean-Up Campaign Now In Progress.” Mrs. Ben Williamson was named Chair for the Clean-Up Drive. Hohenwald merchants were warned to observe a new price control by the Distri...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    April 22, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 19, 1951 Mayor J. F. Richardson signed a proclamation declaring the months of April through May 1951 as Clean Up Month in the city. A special election was planned for April 25 to allow voters to decide on the issuance of $500,000 in bonds for...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    April 8, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 05, 1951 Byron Lynch, Jr. was named first place winner in the annual MLEC Essay Contest held at LCHS. Patsy Lewis won second place. The Hohenwald Chapter of Future Farmers of America took second place in a skills contest held at Summertown on...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    April 1, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

March 29, 1951 Private Eugene Crowe was reported wounded in action in Korea. General Shoe released a statement to dispel “ridiculous rumors around the city” that “the outcome of the [Mayor] election May 3rd will determine whether General Shoe w...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    March 4, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

March 01, 1951 The Old Black Joe Company asked local farmers to increase the amount of acreage allocated towards the production of green peas and tomatoes. They offered farmers a guaranteed minimum price of $31 per ton for tomatoes and $80 per ton...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 28, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 25, 1951 Lewis County continued to lead the state with blood donations (on a per capita basis). A total of 157 pints were donated during the Red Cross Blood Mobile visit held here. It was also reported that a larger number of prospective...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 14, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 11, 1951 The Lewis County Quarterly Court authorized a bond issue for $20,000 to purchase right of way on Highway 99. The newspaper commented that “This insures the completion of this important highway at an early date provided the...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 7, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 4, 1951 According to information compiled by the University of Tennessee, Lewis County was one of 92 counties in Tennessee with less than the national average of physicians per person. Lewis County had an average of one physician per 3,935...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 23, 2020

Christmas Wishes of Hohenwald's Past

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 this special...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

December 08, 1960 The main headline for the week was “Annual Christmas Parade Tonight.” The parade would begin at 6 p.m. and followed the following route: began at intersection of Walnut and Main Street, travelled east to Cedar Street, turned...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

December 1, 1960 Federal revenue officers from Columbia raided a still on Pond Creek, destroying about 250 gallons of mash. Roger Bouldin was elected president of the Lewis County Civic Club. Reverend Jack Barker was named minister of the Hohenwald...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    November 19, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 17, 1960 The annual community Thanksgiving service was scheduled for November 23 at the Hohenwald Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Reverend Jack Barker, new minister of the church, would be the speaker for the evening. The Lewis County...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    November 19, 2020

Memorial and Honor Donations to Library and Archives

The Lewis County Public Library and Archives invites you to pay tribute to someone special in your life by making a meaningful donation to the library in his or her name. Your gift is the perfect way to remember the achievement, birthday, anniversary...

 

Thoroughly Modern Vonie: First Lewis County Woman to Win Election

As the nation commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment and the pivotal role Tennessee played as the "Perfect 36," residents may not realize how soon after this landmark vote that a Lewis...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    November 11, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 10, 1960 The main headline for this week was “John F. Kennedy Elected President: Loses Tennessee Won Lewis County.” A total of 1,723 Lewis County votes were cast for Kennedy (Democratic Party), 580 votes for Richard Nixon (Republican Par...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    November 5, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 03, 1960 Vandals roamed the streets of Hohenwald on Halloween, causing personal injury and property damage including the destruction of street signs, neon lights, and street lights. The Editor of the Lewis County Herald wrote, “We see only...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    October 29, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 27, 1960 The Lewis County Civic Club voted unanimously to support the resolution of the Hohenwald Garden Club that the red crepe myrtle be adopted as the city flower. Wilson Sharpe won an eight-day trip to Nassau by selling the most General...

 

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,...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 13, 1960 Former resident James Spann purchased the Vidette Printing Corporation, publisher of The Hartsville Vidette. Spann was connected with printing and editing of newspapers for most of his life, having worked at the Lewis County Herald...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    October 8, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 06, 1960 A meeting was held at the court house to discuss the need for a Public Housing Authority in Hohenwald. The meeting was held in compliance with a petition signed by 25 residents of Hohenwald and the surrounding area. An architect from...

 

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