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 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Lewis County welcomes new Extension Agent

Lewis County Extension Office welcomes Savannah Gambel to their team. Savannah was born and raised on a family farm called Five Oaks Cattle Farm in Loretto. She has had several years of experience...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

9th Annual Ticked off at Cancer Ride donates to Cancer Fund

"Even after everything that has been happening this year, and with everything going on in our community Saturday, we had another successful year for our ride," organizers of the 9th annual Ticked Off...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Dillon, Graves win MLEC Scholarships

Lewis County High School Juniors Kane Dillon, left, and Emily Graves, right, are winners in Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative's annual short story contest. Graves placed first at LCHS and...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Register by July 7 for August Election

If you are not a registered voter but want to cast your vote in the Thursday, August 7, 2020 county general, state and federal primary election, you have until Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Early voting...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 2, 2020 

Martha Qualls

Martha Helen (Tanner) Qualls, age 76 of Hohenwald, passed away at NHC Lawrenceburg on June 21, 2020. She was born February 28, 1944 in Pleasantville, to the late Emmitt and Emma Lee (Ayers) Tanner....

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 2, 2020 

Cody Turner

Cody Jose McKenzie Blake Turner, age 28 of Hohenwald, passed away unexpectedly from a motorcycle accident on June 21, 2020 in Lawrenceburg. He was born in Maury County on July 21, 1991 to Taddie Lee...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 2, 2020 

Amelia Hughes

Florence (Amelia) Hughes passed away June 23, 2020 at the age of 95. While never having children, she was the beloved aunt and friend to many. Over the years, Vina Gail Bumgarner became her dear...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Vegetation Management Spraying Scheduled

Trees and vegetation were responsible for approximately 25 percent of Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative’s power outages last year. The number is higher when you factor in storms, as evidenced in the severe weather that has already struck in...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

$3000 COVID Community Fund Grant

Ann English, right, accepts a $3000 grant on behalf of the Lewis County Food Pantry from Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative Director Dr. Jeff Peery. MLEC Director Bill Webb is not pictured. The...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Local Teen's Accident Highlights need for Firework Safety

The sound of fireworks still makes Keon Johnson, 17, uneasy. It’s been five years since the Shelbyville, Tennessee, teen nearly lost his left hand after an artillery firework exploded while he was lighting it. While fireworks are synonymous with...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Miss Henderson, Mr. McDonald exchange June wedding vows

The wedding of Rodger McDonald II, son of Nancy and the late Rodger McDonald of Hohenwald, and Hanna Henderson, daughter of Jim and Sheila Henderson of Lexington took place in a beautiful outside...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for June 3-24, 2020. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Austin B. Schafer, Pulaski Highway, COlumbia, charged with simple...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Three car pile-up on the corner of East Linden and North Park

Jade McClain, Elizabeth Wilson and Rebecca Rodgers were all involved in a three car pile-up on the corner of East Linden and North Park on Wednesday, June 17. Witnesses said that Wilson (driving the...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

UTM Spring Honor Roll

The University of Tennesse at Martin announced Lewis County students eligible for the Chancellor’s Honor Roll. They are Hayden S. Bass, Highest Honors Keston W. Bean, Honors; Alexis D. Brewer, Highest Honors; Landree S. Carroll, Highest Honors; Dav...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Hon. Kim Helper elected to lead Tennessee District Attorneys

The 21st District Attorney General, Kim Helper, has been elected by fellow members of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference (TNDAGC) to serve on the organization's Executive Committee....

 
 By Staff    Calendar    July 2, 2020 

SCHRA Head Start/Early Head Start meeting

The South Central Human Resource Agency Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council meeting will be held via conference call at 10:45 a.m. on July 16, 2020. Callers are to use confefrence call number 605-472-5814 and then enter the member ID number...

 
 By Staff    News    July 2, 2020 

Sen. Hensley announces Site Development Grant for Lawrence County to attract new jobs

State Senator Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald) announced last week that the Joint Economic and Community Development Board of Lawrence County will be awarded a Site Development Grant for the Williams-Gobble Site for an amount of $87,300. The grant is...

 
 By Staff    News    June 25, 2020

Race for Senate Seat makes rural stops in South Central TN

Vanderbilt trauma surgeon, Dr. Manny Sethi, visited Hohenwald Monday, for the second time in advance of Election Day, visiting with several residents and answering questions. State Senator Dr. Joey... Full story

 
 By Staff    News    June 25, 2020

Law enforcement race to domestic involving juvenile, man hit with shovel

Local law enforcement, fire and medical staff were busy Wednesday morning, June 19, 2020 when a three vehicle accident and a domestic call occurred simultaneously. One female was transported after a black pick up failed to stop for a traffic light...

 
 By Staff    News    June 25, 2020

Hohenwald man killed in fatal motorcycle crash: Cody Turner

A report from the Tennessee River Valley News stated a Hohenwald man was killed in a two vehicle motorcycle crash just after 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2020 in Lawrence County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol preliminary report says that a 2008...

 
 By Staff    News    June 25, 2020

Reasons named Pilot Club Special Education Teacher of Year

Pilot Club of Hohenwald selected Michelle Reasons, middle, as their Special Education Teacher of the Year for 2019. Mrs. Reasons teaches Lewis County Middle School CDC class. She is pictured with,... Full story

 
 By Staff    News    June 25, 2020

Cotham announces candidacy for School Board

Derek Cotham announces he is seeking re-election for the position of Lewis County Board of Education School Board member in the 4th district. He has been serving as the board representative in the...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    June 25, 2020

John Beard

John Howard Beard passed away peacefully at his home in Germantown after a long battle with cancer. John fought the good fight, finished the race, kept the faith, and is now reaping his reward in...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    June 25, 2020

JoAnn Brewer

JoAnn Brewer passed away peacefully in her Hohenwald home on the afternoon of June 17, 2020 surrounded by family. She was born April 11, 1941 in San Francisco, California to the late Loretta Leicht...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    June 25, 2020

Becky Carroll

Rebecca "Becky" Lucille Carroll, age 54, passed away June 19, 2020, peacefully at home. Becky was born August 9, 1945 in Lewis County. She was director of the Lewis County Senior Center. She is...

 

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