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Articles from the January 14, 2021 edition

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Readers' Choice

Customers and consumers, it's time to select your favorites in the thirteenth annual Best of the Best among businesses and individuals of Lewis County! Turn to page A-12 where you will find the...

 

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...

 

Health Departments Scheduling by Phase as Vaccine Supplies Arrive

Tennessee county health departments are now booking appointments for people in Phase 1 populations of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan...

 

Celeste Blocker honored with Chamber Heritage Award

Celeste Blocker, Facility Administrator of AHC Lewis County and member of both the Pilot Club and the Hohenwald/Lewis County Chamber of Commerce, was awarded the Hohenwald/Lewis County Chamber...

 

Carroll named to All State Team

Lewis County High School Panther football offensive running back Blake Carroll has been named to the 2020-21 2A All State High School Football Team. Blake is a junior at LCHS. He is the son of...

 

Naomi Harris

Naomi J. Sisco Harris passed away peacefully Saturday, January 9, 2021 with her husband, Bobby Milton Harris, by her side. She was a native of Lewis County. In 1956, she and her husband, Bobby, moved...

 

Christine Shepard

Christine Bates Shepard, age 96 of Centerville, passed away January 8, 2021. She was born on December 12, 1924 to the late Charlie and Lucille Graves Bates In addition to her parents, she was...

 

Lucretia Long

Lucretia Ann Whitehead Long was born October 13, 1940 in Waynesboro, the daughter of the late Charlie Andrew and Ruby Louetta Morton Whitehead.She was united in marriage to Franklin Dee Long on May...

 

Opal Pennington

Opal Faye Conner Pennington, age 80, died Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at her residence in Williamsport. Funeral service was conducted Friday, January 8 at 12 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home in C...

 

Zelma Shook

Zelma Lou Shook, age 88 of New Philadelphia, Ohio and sister of Ramona, Marsha and Vera Runions of Hohenwald, died peacefully at her home on January 9, 2021. Born in Guernsey County on March 24,...

 

Charles Moore

Charles Moore, age 70 of Linden/Waynesboro and father of Robby Moore, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born in Hohenwald to Mildred Collins Moore and the late Berlin Moore. Charles was retired from...

 

Lori Kolb

Lori Duncan Kolb, age 54 of Fairview, entered eternal rest and is at peace. Born in Nashville, she grew up in Franklin, attending Williamson County Schools before moving to Cookeville. She graduated...

 

Senia Skelton

Senia Marie Flippo Skelton departed this life on January 11, 2021 in Hohenwald at the age of 85 years, 2 months and 18 days. Mrs. Skelton was born October 24, 1935 in Waynesboro. She is the daughter o...

 

Year in Review 2020

April Oliver Companies lay off 150; local industries, schools, businesses wait it out Approximately 150 employees of two of the Oliver Companies–Oliver Fiberglass and Oliver Travel Trailers–experienced layoffs as the companies’ orders slowed...

 

Moore hits 100 point in Middle School

Lewis County Middle School Lady Panther Basketball player Jayden Moore scored her 100th point in the 2020/21 season in the match-up against Parsons-Riverside on December 8, 2020. Jayden is an eighth...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Corn Chip Chili Cheese Dip

As a child, friends and I loved Velveeta Dip. Back then, it was a can of Rotel, and one block of Velveeta cheese melted in a pan on the stove, and we were set for Saturday night movie snacks. Because...

 

Workshop to help Producers Develop Value-added Business Ideas

If you’re a farmer interested in building or extending a value-added business, take notice. The University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture, together with specialists from UT Extension, USDA, AgLaunch and the Tennessee Department of...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    January 14, 2021

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

This week began with beautiful snow which didn’t surprise anyone. I think the weather people had predicted it and even schools let out thinking it would come. It was another pretty snow hanging on the trees and fences and other things. Sometimes...

 

Filling the Gap: Library Saves 'Lost' Newspapers

Fifteen previously thought "lost" local newspapers are now available on microfilm at Lewis County Public Library and Archives. Included in this collection are ten issues of the Hohenwald Herald...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Audry Nutt, January 14 Tommy Campbell, January 14 Greg Dole, January 14 Pamela Hinson, January 14 Braden Pace, January 14 Jereka Stewart, January 14 Kezden Salyers, January 14 Mark Sisco, January 15 Floyd Staggs, January 15 Jennifer Baker,...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 14, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 11, 1951 The Lewis County Quarterly Court authorized a bond issue for $20,000 to purchase right of way on Highway 99. The newspaper commented that “This insures the completion of this important highway at an early date provided the...

 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for December 23, 2020-January 11, 2021, 2020. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. December 23, Zachary K. Ashley, Lynnwood Drive,...

 

Mobile home destroyed in Monday blaze

A single-wide mobile home caught fire on Monday, January 11, leaving the home heavily damaged. The fire, dispatched at 1:13 p.m., appeared to have started near the heating/cooling unit. The home is...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

We will convene on January 12th to begin the 2021 session of the 112th General Assembly. Health care will be a top priority during the 2021 legislative session with the COVID-19 pandemic and a wide variety of other important issues to be discussed...

 

Tyrades! Remember Learning to Drive?

My son Gideon certainly had a high-octane understanding of the THEORY of driving last winter. As far as the rubber meeting the road, not so much. My wife and I were relieved that he was enrolled in Drivers Education in high school, under the...

 

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