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 By Graham Kilsby    News    November 24, 2021 

Carol Buckley gets Tarra her elephant back

Tarra, the beloved elephant who gained national attention at The Elephant Sanctuary in Lewis County, was reunited Thursday with her rightful owner Carol Buckley. With the decade long custody battle...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    November 24, 2021 

Jonesy's annual Toy Ride brings out bikes and volunteers

With all the rain we have had lately, it was nice to see the sun. Although it was a little cold, it was a great day to bring out the Harleys and support a great cause at the Jonesy's Toy Ride...

 

Jonesy's Toy Ride this Saturday

Hohenwald has fast become one of the major bike ride capitals in the South with three or four large bike rides every year, each one raising money for the local community. The last ride of this year...

 

Enough is Enough March a great success but where do we go from here?

The Sunday afternoon march named "Enough is Enough" here in Hohenwald from Blondy Church down Swan Avenue across the 48 junction around the Court House to the City Parking Lot was a great success for...

 

Veterans Day Parade rained out

The rains and winds of Veterans Day made a mess of the Parade in Hohenwald last week, but as usual the ladies of the downtown Church of Christ came to the rescue with a wonderful BBQ lunch as they...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    October 21, 2021

HAITI KIDNAPPINGS HAVE LOCAL CONNECTION

Pictures by Graham Kilsby and New Hope Ministries, Haiti. With the tragic news breaking around the World this week that missionaries in the Caribbean Island of Haiti have been kidnapped and held for...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    October 21, 2021

Lonnie and Kate Sims family reunion

As the banner says, descendants, or should we say some of the descendants of the Lonni and Kate Sims family, came in from near and far to gather at a "Meet and Greet" at the gazebo bandstand to...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    July 1, 2021

Landis Turner 412 Highway dedication

Landis Turner could well have been looking down with pride this past Saturday and it was certainly a proud day for Janet and the Turner household as dignitaries, politicians and friends came into...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    July 1, 2021

Oliver companies still growing after 25 years

It's hard to believe that Oliver Technologies, Hohenwald's major employer started here in Lewis County 25 years ago, and yet they nearly didn't come here at all, in fact as I heard the stories...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    June 24, 2021

The City puts old City Hall up for auction

If you are looking for a part of old Hohenwald's history to buy, then probably the purchase of the old City Hall might be right up your alley. The building was originally owned by Kenneth Kistler who...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    June 24, 2021

Olivers 25th Annual Company Picnic

If you don't count Government employees in Hohenwald and Lewis County, Oliver Technology companys are by far the largest employer in the area. This was shown to be this past Friday when the company...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    June 10, 2021

A sad day for City Hall as Sylvia McCann takes a Covid-19 related early retirement

There really wasn't a dry eye at City Hall this past Monday when the much loved and respected Sylvia McCann came in to say her goodbyes to fellow workers and to accept her early retirement from City...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    June 3, 2021

Hohenwald has the oldest asphalt airport runway in the state of Tennessee

The City of Hohenwald and Lewis County has one more thing to be proud of: our county government secured a $2.5 million grant from the state to refurbish the surface of the aging runway. "Paul Bridges...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    May 13, 2021

Rain and Storms hurt some of the weekend's events, but not Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund

The rains of this past weekend took a toll on some of the fund-raising events in the town, especially the library fundraiser in Memorial Park that was due to introduce the new library extension to...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    May 6, 2021

New owners for Rock House Coffee Company & Event Center

The Rock House Coffee Company and Event Center in the center of Hohenwald changed hands this past month. Ken and Cindy Brown and family, who built the venue, sold it to two people who are not...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 29, 2021

Lewis County mourns deaths of two icons

It's hard to believe that Hohenwald lost two of its favorite sons in the space of just a few hours last week. First to go was teacher, educator, musician, school principal, band and choir director, Ke...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 29, 2021

An evening of celebration for Bro. Malcom George

This past Sunday evening was a night of celebration for well known and much loved Church of Christ Pastor Brother Malcom George when over one hundred and eight seven people, many from out of town...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 22, 2021

Child abuse awareness program in Hohenwald

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month in the State of Tennessee. Citizens Bank of Lewis County joined in the State of Tennessee program to make people more aware of the program and what can be done to...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 8, 2021

Three new stores are set to open in town

Despite more rumors that Domino's Pizza is not coming in to town, after a talk with Economic Development Director Helen Ozier at Hohenwald City Hall, she confirmed that "Yes, Domino's Pizza is coming...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 8, 2021

STOP WORK ORDER ON DARRIN'S C MART

The City of Hohenwald abruptly put a Stop Work Order on the restoration of Darrin's C Mart convenience on Highway 412. The building lost most of its roof in the storms last month. Owner 'Sonny' Patel...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 1, 2021

Triangle Convenience Store armed robbery

If it wasn't enough that Triangle Shell Manager Kalpesh Patel had to contend with severe storms and rain last Thursday night here in Hohenwald, then the power went down for much of the county and cert...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 1, 2021

Buffalo Valley's Project Rural Recovery

You may well have been one of the many who have seen a fantastic looking bus around town with the words Buffalo Valley Inc. on the side. To those who wish to know more, we asked Buffalo Valley what ex...

 

Jonesy's Toy Ride Benefits Local Churches and Charities

Jonesy's Toy Ride, held a week or so ago in Hohenwald, managed to raise a further $14,000, along with around 1,300 toys, all of which will be distributed within the Lewis County community. "Even the...

 

'Cops and Kids' have a great night at Walmart

Organizer Adam Barnes will be the first to tell you that there nearly wasn't a Cops and Kids shopping spree this year. "We just didn't have the money, and because of Covid 19, it was nearly impossible...

 

"Bo" Duke and the General Lee came to town

Just like a scene from the TV series and movie Dukes of Hazzard, with the rain pouring down, actor and country singer John Schneider, better known as "Bo" Duke in the series, took the General Lee...

 

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