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 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 2, 2020

Budgets and financial plans approved at City Council Meeting

The City Council met in a special called session on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Councilman Kevin King was absent. The Old Business included Ordinance Number 735 which was the third reading of legislation to adopt the budget and tax rate for fiscal year...

 

TCAT Hohenwald students made it to their graduation

TCAT Hohenwald's President, Kelli Kea-Carroll, broke into song during her graduation speech on Friday, June 19. "Standing in the hall of fame, everybody's gonna know your name. 'Cause you burn with...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 18, 2020

Class of 2020 finally graduated

The humid June air broke just in time for the seniors to officially graduate on Friday, June 12th. Although there were fewer cars parked in the grass due to the 8-ticket per senior limit, that did...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 28, 2020

Fourteen Flags

Memorial Day is a holiday used by many to spend the long weekend grilling out, riding boats on the river, or simply spending time with family and friends. But for veterans, their families and most...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 28, 2020

Memorial Day Parade 2020; We Will Remember

Veterans embrace following a Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony at Lewis County Courthouse, Monday, May 25, 2020. Members of the Fred E. Lomax American Legion Post #127 hosted the event which welcomed...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 14, 2020

Tennessee National Guard salutes healthcare workers with statewide flyovers

A C-17 streaked across Hohenwald's skies on Tuesday, May 12 at approximately 12:54 p.m., loud enough for everyone in town to hear. The Tennessee National Guard scheduled a flight path for two...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 7, 2020

Widespread damage and power outages after Sunday's storm

A severe thunderstorm system with winds that reached up to 70 mph roared through Hohenwald and middle Tennessee on Sunday, May 3, uprooting trees and taking down power lines. Lewis County had a total...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 7, 2020

LCHS Class of 2020 closes out senior year with a time capsule

Lewis County High School seniors lined up six feet apart in the high school gym to gather their belongings left behind, pick up their cap and gown, and sign a time capsule. COVID-19 came in a hurry...

 

Local restaurants ease into phased reopening

"I think some are terrified and some are just ready to get out!" said Mandy Weigel, owner of Junkyard Dog Steakhouse, when asked about reopening her restaurant for dine-in. COVID-19 has hit small busi...

 

Preventing Child Abuse With Davis House

This week marks the end of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which means this is the fifth and final Davis House article. Although Child Abuse Prevention Month is ending, the task of preventing child...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 23, 2020

Historic Depot porch rebuilt after crash

The Lewis County Historical Society began rebuilding the porch of the old train depot following an accident that happened on Saturday, April 4. According to Barbara Hinson, Lewis County Historical...

 

Davis House events and fundraisers

For this week's edition, we will be discussing the fundraising events that fuel Davis House's ability to serve its four-county area. Davis House is a nonprofit organization that mainly relies on its...

 

Local heroes sewing facemasks to protect against Coronavirus

The number of medical supplies such as face masks began to dwindle as COVID-19 continued to spread. Once again, members of the community took it upon themselves to help out in any way they knew how....

 

Meet the staff of Davis House

At this point in the Davis House series, we have learned about who Davis House is and what they do for our communities. For this week’s edition, we focused on the backbone of Davis House and what makes it a warm and friendly environment: the...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 16, 2020

The help yourself shelf at Paw Paw's Porch

Hohenwald helping Hohenwald is a current theme in our small town, especially when times get tough. Paw Paw's Porch has stepped in since the end of March to provide nonperishable food items for those...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 2, 2020

Hohenwald is still alive, but small businesses are struggling to be

If you have been to town in the past week, then you have most likely seen the empty parking lots, restaurants with no one in them, and people wearing masks. It creates a scene that is almost...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 26, 2020

COVID-19 sparks Executive Order as more close their doors

On Sunday, March 22, Gov. Bill Lee signed Executive Order 17 calling for businesses across the state to utilize alternative business models beginning at midnight CDT on Monday, March 23, until midnight CDT April 6, 2020. The order also outlines ways...

 

Student-led Conferences spark excitement in students

Lewis County Middle School students eagerly lead their families through the halls of their school to show them where they sit, what goals they have, and what grades they had made Thursday, March 12....

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 19, 2020

Schools close, limited social contact urged as COVID-19 spreads

If you have tuned into the news, scrolled through Facebook, or heard the recent talk around town, then chances are you have heard about COVID-19. On Friday of last week, President Trump declared a...

 

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