Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Articles from the January 12, 2023 edition

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Kerry Cagle takes office as Interim Highway Commissioner

On January 1, 2023, Kerry Cagle officially began serving as the interim Highway Commissioner for Lewis County. Mr. Cagle took office as a result of the recent retirement of former Lewis County...

 

Lewis County receives $630,000 Community Development Block Grant

Lewis County Government was recently awarded a $630,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Community and Economic Development. The county will partner with the City of Hohenwald and use these...

 

Wherry sentenced in case

Darryl Thomas Wherry, in the news recently due to his business Paw Paw’s Porch Pet Spa’s involvement with Boomer, a pet dog owned by customer Barri Comer, was seen in court for the first time Thursday, January 5, 2022, before the honorable Judge...

 

Year in Review 2022

March 2022 Terry Bunch retires Terry Bunch retired as director of the Hohenwald Housing Authority. “It’s finally time to hand the reins over to someone new,” said Terry, “in this case to a good friend, another former Mayor, this time of the...

 

Michael A. Escue

February 25, 1963 - January 4, 2023 Michael "Mike" Anthony Escue, age 59, of Summertown, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mike was a retired carpenter by...

 

Anna Yvonne Voss

Anna Yvonne Voss, age 85, a resident of Hampshire, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at AHC Lewis County. Born on November 29, 1937, in Hohenwald, Anna was the daughter of the late Bert Webb and...

 

Helen Hinson McDonald

Helen Hinson McDonald, age 91, died on January 2, 2023. She was born August 1, 1931 to the late Everette and Hazel Hinson in Hohenwald. She graduated from Lewis County High School in 1949 and attended...

 

Carl Austin

March 3, 1957 ~ December 31, 2022 Carl Austin, 65, of Linden, passed away Saturday December 31, 2022 at his home after a long illness. He was born in Lexington to the late J.W. Austin and Hazel...

 

Syrena "Beans" Young

September 18, 2000 - January 1, 2023 Miss Syrena Brianne Young, 22, aka "Beans," was born on September 18, 2000, in Fort Benning, Georgia, to Donna Young and Robert Young Jr. She passed away on...

 

All State Football TN Sports Writers Association Awards

The Tennessee Sports Writers Association announced the All State football teams for Division 1 Class 1A, 2A and 3A for the 2022 season. Named to the Class 2A team were Lewis County High School...

 

UT Martin Chancellor's Honor Roll

MARTIN, Tenn.—The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Fall 2022 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied Science...

 

Sheriff Report

The following was submitted by Lewis County Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick for September 29-October 19, 2020. This is a record of law enforcement action and is neither intended to imply innocence nor guilt of charges placed. Jerry Brewer, Grinders Creek,...

 

Pizza Hut opens at new location

439 East Main Street became the new home to long-time restaurant, Pizza Hut. On Thursday, January 5, 2022, the team opened the doors to their new location between McDonald's and Subway. "This location...

 

Five Generations

Five Generations - Front, from left, are Elliot Burke, great-great-grandmother Linda Parker holding Ivy Burke, and Oliver Burke; back, Alischa Burker, great-grandmother Karen Kendrick, and...

 

One Day at a Time

By “E.T. Trevathan, Contributing Writer Well it is a cool and rainy morning here in our little valley, the old wood heating stove is going and doing its job, the house is nice and warm. The weather forecasters say we may have some sunshine by the...

 
 By Callie Dunn    News    January 12, 2023

Celebrating

Birthdays Kaden Salyers, January 12 Frances Floyd, January 12 Adam Barber, January 12 Rita Hensley Fitts, January 12 Clara Curry, January 12 China Katherine McKnight, January 12 Joyce Johnson, January 13 Marsha Johnston, January 13 Larry Walton,...

 
 By Amanda Spears    News    January 12, 2023

Person of the Week

Jackie Lawson, 65 by Amanda Spears, Reporter I got a call on December 29, 2022 nominating Jackie Lawson for her heroic role that morning before daylight! When I called Jackie to set up a meeting time,...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    January 12, 2023

Gordonsburg

By Dorothy Warf, Contributing Writer Last Wednesday around midnight many in the area were awaken by terrible noise as hail was falling and it really was loud especially on tin roofs and there was thunder and lightening with heavy rain. I was afraid...

 
 By Amanda Spears    News    January 12, 2023

Couple of the Month

by Amanda Spears, Reporter Q.) How old were you when you started dating? A.) Delana was 16, Chris was 17. Q.) How long did you date before you got married? A.) Delana: We dated 16 months, Chris...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 12, 2023

Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past

January 8, 1953 Pfc. John A. Russell was wounded in action in Korea. The Tennessee railroads paid Lewis County a total of $5,457.69 during 1951 as taxes. Of this amount, $3,067.85 was allocated...

 

Tennessee 28th District Update

2023 Legislative Preview: Improving Juvenile Justice System We are preparing for a busy 2023 Legislative Session in Nashville where we will address a variety of important issues facing Tennesseans inc...

 
 By Danny Tyree    News    January 12, 2023

Tyrades

“Time Enough at Last.” The new year reminds me of that classic “Twilight Zone” episode starring Burgess Meredith as a put-upon bookworm. (No, he wasn’t reading on the wing of an airplane!...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    January 12, 2023

Tennessee Valley Basketball Association games

Jason Fite/Sports writer The Lewis County Panthers 3rd Grade Tennessee Valley basketball Association team travelled to Florence, Alabama and Rogers High School for their first action of the 2022-23 season with matchups with the Deshler (AL) Tigers...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    January 12, 2023

LCHS Basketball

Jason Fite/Sports writer Pete Noblin/Photos The Lewis County High School Lady Panthers and Panthers hosted the Hampshire Lady Hawks and Hawks on Thursday, December 15, at Lewis County Hugh School....

 

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR LEWIS COUNTY, TENNESSEE AT HOHENWALD In Re: Chevelle Jolene Shelton, DOB 10/14/2018, a female child, Kirsten Jeanine Hoover and Karina Concepcion Vazquez, Petitioner, Maegan Ann Shelton, Co-Petitioner vs. Unknown father, res...

 

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