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 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....

 
 By Katelin Carroll    Sports    June 17, 2021 

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...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 22, 2021

Lewis, Hickman and Perry Counties start a new Judicial District in 2022

Judge Mike Spitzer was happy to announce during Monday night’s County Commission meeting that Lewis, Perry and Hickman counties are going to form their own Judicial District in the upcoming 2022 election. Right now, Lewis County is a part of the...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 22, 2021

Have a rootin' tootin' boot scootin' day, AHC Lewis County!

Two-year-old Mable Anne Heath visited AHC Lewis County on Monday morning dressed as a cowgirl, wishing everyone a "rootin' tootin' boot scootin' day!" Mable Anne, her mom Ashley Heath, Barbara Hinson...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 1, 2021

County established policy for stray and at-large dogs

The county commission voted on a resolution during the March 15th meeting, hoping to put a policy in place that allowed a Dog Catcher to detain stray and “at-large” dogs, or dogs who have become a public nuisance. A citizen, who identified...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 1, 2021

Veterans lay in wait for Solid Waste Discount

A resolution came before the commission, “establishing a reserve account in the Solid Waste Fund to accept private donations from individuals wanting to help pay half of the residential solid waste fee of disabled veterans and widows of disabled...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 25, 2021

County Commission moves forward with jail financing

Contractor Greer Lashlee of Lashlee-Rich, Inc., presented four options for building and improving the county jail. “We received 90 bids on building the jail, but the total was more than the county could fund,” said Lashlee, “So we went back...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 4, 2021

Solid Waste: To pay or not to pay?

During the County Committee meetings on Monday night, it was announced that the decision for business owners to sign an affidavit, which allowed them to waive their right to use the Lewis County Transfer Station and no longer pay their commercial sol...

 

Commission renames Airport; discusses Solid Waste Discount for Disabled Veterans

A resolution was brought before the County Commission on Monday night requesting that the Airport’s name be changed from “John A. Baker Field” to “Paul Bridges Field.” All commissioners were present except for Ronnie Brewer and Jason Fite....

 

It's Freezing in February

Temperatures dropped below freezing last Thursday night throughout Middle Tennessee and have not been above freezing since, making for almost 95 consecutive hours below freezing. Although the bitter...

 

Business owners taken off commercial solid waste list

Several people gathered before the Lewis County Commission’s Solid Waste Committee meeting began Monday night to contest their Solid Waste Fees. All committee members were present except for Commissioner Doug Jobbitt. Jason Drum, owner of Drum’s...

 

Director Pace gives commission update on new high school

Tornado sirens blared at the beginning of this month’s County Commission meeting, held on Monday at the Courthouse. Commissioners checked their radar and continued with the meeting as planned. Co-chairman Brian Peery filled in for County Mayor...

 

We think you're grrrreat, AHC Lewis County!

If you had been at AHC Lewis County on Monday, January 18, you might have thought that animals from a zoo had broken loose, and had taken to waving in the windows! Mable Anne and her mom, Ashley...

 

Slippery roads cause more than three hours of traffic block

An unexpected and wet snow fell fast, and covered everything quickly on Thursday afternoon, January 7th, leaving salt and brine trucks struggling to keep up. Many were stuck on Highway 412 East, just...

 

COVID-19 Vaccines in Lewis County

*Phases were revised after our print version was released. This story has the updated information* The first round of COVID-19 vaccinations have now been administered. As of December 25, about 125...

 

Christmas Carolers at AHC Lewis County

The residents at AHC Lewis County smiled and sang along as a group of carolers made their way from window to window. The group included Mr. and Mrs. Claus and a few of his elves! The carolers sang...

 

Santa Claus came to town!

Santa and his entourage made their way through town in the beds of their red and blue pickup truck sleighs, spreading lots of smiles and holiday spirit on Saturday. The 'Santa Claus Comes to You'...

 

Lewis County ranked first in state for Internet Sales Tax Revenue

Lewis County’s Internet Sales Tax revenue increased by nearly 200 percent in October, compared to October of last year. Mayor Jonah Keltner happily announced at Monday’s County Commission meeting that Lewis Count was number one in the state for...

 

875 COVID-19 cases in Lewis County

Eight hundred and seventy-five people have been reported as having COVID-19 in Lewis County as of Tuesday this week. The disease proved fatal for 16 Lewis Countians with 87 cases still active....

 

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