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Transfer Station to Sell Discarded Items to Reduce Pit Material

The County Commission met on Monday, September 20, 2021, to appoint commissioners to committees, and to discuss the sale of discarded items at the Transfer Station and other new business. All commissioners were present except for Doug Jobbitt and...

 

Happy Grandparents Day Parade at AHC Lewis County

AHC Lewis County organized a parade for their residents where family members and friends could walk by all the windows and say hello to their loved ones just in time for Grandparents Day. Several of...

 

Lewis County voter district lines to be redrawn

It is time for Tennessee's voting districts to be redrawn, and that means Lewis County is going to have some changes. The Redistricting Committee met with CTAS representatives at 6:30 on Monday night...

 

Mable Anne & friends selected as Volunteer of the Year

Ashley and Mable Anne Heath received Tennessee Health Care Association's 2021 Group Volunteer Award in August which "recognizes the group or organization that best exemplifies the spirit of...

 

Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund honors David Barnes

Members of the Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund gathered together on Thursday, August 19, 2021, to honor one of their founding members, the late David Barnes who passed away while battling cancer....

 

Senator Hensley addressed Commissioners

Senator Joey Hensley addressed the commission during the alloted time for public input, offering a different solution for lowering the amount of commissioners. All Commissioners were present except for Commissioners Ronnie Brewer and T.J. Hinson....

 

Junior Pro football league has a field until November

The County Commission officially granted the Lewis County Junior Pro Football League permission to utilize three acres of land on Progress Drive, off of Hwy 20, on Tuesday morning. However, the decisi...

 

Covid-19 has resurged in Lewis County

Lewis County currently has 97 active cases of Covid-19 as of Monday, August 9, 2021, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health. In mid-July, there were only four active cases. From Jul...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    August 5, 2021

Kitty Thomas makes the community brighter

Lewis County and the city of Hohenwald have attracted many visitors over the years and captured their hearts, even convincing some to stay. After speaking with some of those visitors who later moved...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 29, 2021

Caleb Feichtinger Appointed Ninth District Commissioner

Caleb Feichtinger, age 29, was appointed to fill the seat of Ninth District Commissioner for the remainder of Jason Fite's vacated term on Monday night, July 26, 2021. All commissioners were present....

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 22, 2021

Lewis County Teens Compete in SCTP National Championship

Three teenagers, Zoie Clark, Spencer Clark and Daniel Burcham, from Lewis County and their families traveled to Marengo, Ohio, last week to compete in the SCTP National Championship against teens...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 15, 2021

The Last Annual Vol State Road Race

The Last Annual Vol State Road Race started on July 8, 2021, with a ferry ride across the Mississippi River to Hickman County, KY, then wound its way through the Volunteer State and will end on top...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 8, 2021

July Fourth Celebration was a huge success

People from all around came out in droves to celebrate the Fourth of July on Friday night in The Lot. The City reported that there were anywhere from 3,500 to 5,000 people in attendance. Crystal...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 1, 2021

Lewis County Trap Squad Placed Second in State Championship

Lewis County's Intermediate/Advanced Trap Squad has proved themselves a force to be reckoned with as they took home the silver medal at this year's SCTP State Championship on June 25, 2021. The squad...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 1, 2021

Year end county budget amendments

The County continued their recessed meeting from last week on Monday, June 28, 2021, where the commissioners discussed year end budget amendments. All commissioners were present except for Commissioners Wendell Kelley and Aren Ragsdale. County...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 1, 2021

We Treasure Your Friendship, AHC Lewis County!

Mable Anne Heath and her entourage went to AHC Lewis County for their weekly visit on Monday morning. This week, two year old Mable Anne dressed up as a pirate to show the residents that she...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 24, 2021

Commissioner Fite Resigns

It was announced by County Mayor Jonah Keltner during Monday’s County Commission meeting that Jason Fite, Commissioner for the Ninth District, had sent in his letter of resignation earlier that day. Commissioners Robert Brewer, Ronnie Brewer and...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 17, 2021

Partnership of HPD and FBI results in large drug bust

The FBI has now partnered with the Hohenwald Police Department to aid in investigations, especially those that involve narcotics in the city of Hohenwald as well as in the county. "This all started...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 17, 2021

City Council Meeting

The City Council met on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in which the councilmen held their second reading of a budget ordinance and budget amendment, as well as introduced an ordinance to rezone property. According to the Ordinance, the City of Hohenwald...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 17, 2021

County Budget nearly finalized for the 2022 fiscal year, Solid Waste Fund has more than tripled

The County budget for the 2022 fiscal year was the hot button issue at last Monday’s County Committee meetings as the budget is scheduled to be finalized in late July. The Solid Waste Committee was the first to convene during the June 7th meeting....

 

Clark and Lindsey win gold at SCTP Regionals

The pop of gunfire could be heard from miles around the Nashville Gun Club last weekend as kids from across the state gathered to compete in the Scholastic Clay Target Program's Regional Competition....

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 3, 2021

McDonald's Fast Food partnered with Mable Anne to provide gifts for residents

Little Mable Anne went through the McDonald's drive-thru with her mom, Ashley Heath, to get her occasional treat of a Happy Meal when her mom saw the toy was a Ty Beanie Baby. Heath soon began...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 3, 2021

The reason for red poppies

World War I was unlike any other previous war. The Great War took an unprecedented toll of 40 million soldiers and civilians as the it ravaged the landscape of Europe. But out amongst the rubble, beautiful red flowers began to grow and take root,...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 27, 2021

BZA Grants Variances For Home in Violation of Codes

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) for the City of Hohenwald met on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 to discuss the property of Jenelle Evans, 208 S. Maple. All board members were present except Kevin Baker. Evans’ property was called into question when it...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 29, 2021

Lewis County Museum of Natural History introduces new, rotating exhibit

Clyde and Opal Hinson (whose maiden name was McClarean) made their living shooting photography at their home on Cedar Street here in Hohenwald during the World War II era. The Hinsons were mainly...

 

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