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Articles from the January 7, 2021 edition

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COVID Vaccine Update

The Tennessee Department of Health has changed their criteria and phase structure since last week's issue to "include three allocation phases, based upon risk," according to their website. The first...

 

Best of Lewis County

Sharpen your pencils and warm up your thumbs, next week voting begins in the 2021 edition of the Best of the Best in Lewis County. Marking the 13th year for the annual contest, the readers of the Lewis County Herald will be selecting The Best in...

 

Two arrested on drug charges

A routine traffic stop in the City of Hohenwald led to two being arrested and charged with drugs. On December 30, 2020, City Policeman Kalum Halfacre observed a black Ford Ranger with dark window tint traveling down Roney Street onto Swan Avenue....

 

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was founded in 2015 in order to honor and support those who vowed to serve and protect our community. On Monday, January 4, County Mayor Jonah Keltner signed a...

 

Barbara Hinson awarded the Tennessee Volunteer Star Award

Barbara Hinson was awarded on behalf of the Tennessee Governors Volunteer Star Award Committee on Tuesday, December 29 for her years of service to our community. Hinson worked as an educator for 42...

 

Jerry Potts

Jerry Lee Potts, age 70, a resident of Hohenwald, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 12 p.m....

 

Bob Pac

Robert Peter Pac 78, of Summertown, passed away January 4, 2021 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. He was born January 24, 1942 to the late Peter and Jewel (Link) Pac in New Britain,...

 

Carl Lomax

Carl Edward Lomax, age 82 of Hohenwald, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2020, at AHC Lewis County. He was born to Jesse Paul Lomax and Lassie (Sharp) Lomax on September 1, 1938, in Lewis County....

 

Alice Hamm

Alice Faye (Churchwell) Hamm, age 75, formerly of Spring Creek in Perry County, passed away on December 29, 2020, at Jackson General Hospital. She was born in Parsons to the late Ruby Lee and Herman...

 

Bobbie Weathers

Bobbie Ann Weathers, age 77 of Dearborn Heights, Michigan, passed away December 27, 2020. She was born February 8, 1943 to Robert Bee King and Flora Helen Cunningham King of Centerville. She leaves...

 

Dylan Brugmann

Dylan Anthony Brugmann, age 28, unexpectedly passed away at his Hohenwald home on December 27, 2020. Dylan was born on April 6, 1992 in Ravenna, Ohio to Dave Brugmann and Darlene Grinder Maloney....

 

Roy Jackson

Roy Jackson, 60, of Ooltewah, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020. He was a graduate of Lewis County High School, Tennessee Tech, and Tusculum University. Roy held a bachelor's degree and...

 

Tommy Shaw

Thomas "Tommy" Edward Shaw, age 75 of Hohenwald, passed from this life on January 2, 2021, at AHC Lewis County. He was born on January 3, 1945, to Meril Odis Shaw and Mary Evelyn (Pierce) Shaw. He married Gwen Shaw and they resided together in...

 

Mary Tom Dyer

Mary Tom Dyer, age 91, passed away December 31, 2020. She was born in Hohenwald on June 20, 1929, to the late Audry and Delvene Cude Bates. Mrs. Dyer is survived by her daughter, Teresa (Ozey) Young of Tullahoma. A memorial service for Mrs. Dyer...

 

THP accepting applications for June 2021 Trooper Class

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will be accepting applications for cadet class 2021 from January 6 through February 2, 2021. The trooper cadet class starts June 27. Applicants who are currently employed in a full-time law enforcement position and...

 

Jack McVickers retires from E911 Dispatch

On December 31, Jack McVickers said his goodbyes to an office filled with his coworkers, Hohenwald Police Department officers and Lewis County Sheriff's Department Deputies, all bidding him farewell...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Loaded Huevos Rancheros with Roasted Poblano Peppers

This recipe takes cast iron to the center of the table with a delicious, satisfying meal, all in one skillet. Cooks may also substitute vegan sausage for the chorizo, and the taste is still terrific....

 

UT Master Farm Manager sessions starting soon

University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will be hosting the Tennessee Master Farm Manager series for farmers. Zoom based webinar sessions will be held on Thursday nights for eight weeks starting January 21, 2021 at 7 p.m. EST/6 p.m. CST....

 

TDEC offers Tennesseans free radon test kits for homes

With Tennesseans spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) encourages households to take advantage of free radon test kits. Gov. Bill Lee has declared January as Radon...

 

Chasing something too big

By Evelyn “E.T.” Trevathan, Guest Writer Well, it is another cold winter morning as I sit here by a good warm fire with a cup of hot coffee, enjoying this beautiful morning. It is still early and very still and quiet here in our little valley....

 

UT's fall 2020 dean's list

Students from Lewis County recognized on the University of Tennessee Knoxville fall 2020 Dean’s List were: Jackson T. Jalomo and Samantha K. Zimmermann, Summa Cum Laude, Matthew C. Caruso and Dylan K. Lomax, Cum Laude. To be eligible for the...

 

UT Martin Chancellor's Honor Roll

The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Chancellor’s in-state and out-of state Honor Roll for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences...

 

TDOE Launches New Online Academic Tool for Families & Educators

The Tennessee Department of Education launched Best for All Central: Tennessee’s Hub for Learning and Teaching, a new online tool designed to provide school leaders, educators, and families an extensive collection of high-quality, optional...

 

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