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 By Staff    News    September 24, 2020 

Bike accident on Highway 48

A Lewis County resident on Highway 48 North heard a crash around 5:15 a.m. Saturday, September 19 and called 911. Dominic ‘DJ’ McGee, 22, of Hohenwald was returning home after a week at work in McEwen and regained consciousness to find himself...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Lewis County native killed in plane crash

A Lewis County native, Capt. Jessica Naomi Wright, lost her life in a plane crash on September 8, 2020 in McMinnville. Capt. Wright was one of three Tennessee Air National Guardsmen killed in the cras...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Newly elected school board members sworn-in

Judge Mike Hinson swore in the Lewis County School Board members who were newly elected in the August 6, 2020 election before the regular monthly meeting on September 8, 2020. They are: Glenda...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

LCMS Homecoming Attendants and Queen

Lewis County Middle School Homecoming is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17th. The crowning of the Homecoming Court will begin at 5:30 p.m. at A.B. Sisco Field. This year's Homecoming Queen and...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Philbilly Cancer Ride Saturday

The 7th annual Philbilly Cancer Ride kicks off Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Hohenwald Billiards with kickstands up at 11 a.m. Parking lot festivities at the city parking lot on Maple and East Linden from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. will include a 50/50...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Roll-over on Piney

Law inforcement, emergency and rescue personnel were dispatched at 5:23 a.m. Friday, September 4, to a motor vehicle accident at 830 Piney Creek Road. They found a Toyota Corolla registered to Tamara...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

National POW/MIA Recognition Day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter to honor those who were prisoners of war as well as those who are still missing in...

 
 By Staff    Calendar    September 10, 2020

Fundraiser set for Jobbitt

A fundraiser event for Robin Jobbitt is slated to take place Friday, September 11, 2020 at 6 p.m. in the Community Building at Lewis County Memorial Park. Robin and her husband, Doug, owned and...

 
 By Staff    News    September 10, 2020

Lewis County Constables

Jonathon Pitts was not included in last week's First Responder Edition. The Lewis County Herald apologizes for this mistake. Your efforts and sacrifice in support of our community is greatly...

 
 By Staff    Education    September 10, 2020

Health Angels sponsors Fifth Grade class

Health Angels is sponsoring Neci Baker's fifth grade class for the 2020-2021 school year. Mrs. Baker was presented with a check to purchase supplies needed for the students....

 
 By Staff    Sports    September 10, 2020

Youth Invited to Try The Shotgun Shooting Sports For Free

Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) invites 4th through 12th graders from Lewis County a recruiting day to come learn about the shotgun shooting sports and try hitting a few targets on...

 
 By Staff    News    September 3, 2020

Brylee Harris named Fairest of the Fair

Brylee Alissa Harris was crowned queen of the 2020 South Central Area Fairest of the Fair. Brylee is the daughter of Terrell and Amye Harris of Wayne County. The pageant was held Sunday, August 30 in...

 
 By Staff    News    September 3, 2020

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide is one of the most disruptive and tragic events a family and a community can experience, with more than 1,100 lives lost in Tennessee each...

 
 By Staff    News    September 3, 2020

Three nights remaining for the South Central Area Fair

The South Central Area Fair continues its last three nights of rides and grandstand entertainment Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 3, 4 and 5 at Lewis County Memorial Park. The all-time favorite Junk Car Jump ‘N Run will take place...

 
 By Staff    News    September 3, 2020

Hello World: Lailah Holloway

Lailah Diane Holloway was welcomed into this world on July 26, 2020 by her loving parents, Jamie and Emerald Holloway, Min and grandparent. Her grandparents are James and Kim Holloway, and Anthony...

 
 By Staff    News    September 3, 2020

McEwen man charged in Perry County with Exploitation, Solicitation of Minor

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Perry County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a McEwen man, charged with...

 
 By Staff    News    September 3, 2020

Police Report

The following is the City ofAugust 13-20, 2020. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Troy A. Baker, Hinson Street, was charged with theft of services and vandalism on August 3. Mary A....

 
 By Staff    News    September 3, 2020

First Responders Tribute

Thank you, First Responders for serving our community and working hard every day! Click on our PDF or click the following link to view our special tribute. They are also available at the Lewis County...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

South Central Area Fair kicks off Sunday

South Central Area Fair is scheduled to kick off Sunday, August 30, 2020 with the Fairest of the Fair Beauty Pageant for ages 0-21 competing for trophies, crowns, a sash and cash money. The pageant begins at 1 p.m. at the Lewis County Middle School...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Lewis County donates anti-litter books to libraries

The Tennessee Department of Transportation provides a Litter Grant to county governments across Tennessee each year. While Lewis County uses the majority of its funds to hire a Litter Control...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Newbold announces a return to the classroom

Managing Editor Becky Jane Newbold has accepted a position with the Lewis County School system as a full time substitute teacher and will be leaving her post at her family's newspaper beginning next...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Pilots continue honoring Hometown Heroes

Members of the Pilot Club of Hohenwald treated the City of Hohenwald maintenance and sanitation workers to homemade cookies on Thursday, August 20, 2020 to show their appreciation for the hard work...

 
 By Staff    Education    August 27, 2020

Elementary PE students can now play Cornhole

Marty Murphy and Julie Higgins donated Cornhole game boards for Krista Hinson's physical education classes at Lewis County Elementary School. Pictured are, left, Marty Murphy, Krista Hinson,...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Miss Gandy, Mr. Moon exchange vows in outside wedding

Cody Moon and Abigail Gandy exchanged vows in a beautiful outside wedding on August 5, 2020 at five o'clock in the afternoon on the gazebo at NACO. The bride was attired in a beautiful white wedding...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Pilots continue showing appreciation during COVID-19

Members of the Pilot Club of Hohenwald visited the Lewis County Highway Department on Thursday, August 13, 2020 and delivered cookies. Club members have chosen this way to show their appreciation to...

 

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