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Articles from the January 19, 2023 edition

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Celebrating "Tootsie"

Tennessee Music Pathways will honor the life of Hattie Louise "Tootsie" Bess with the dedication of a Music Pathways Marker for her on Wednesday, January 25 in Hohenwald at the corner of Maple Street...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    January 19, 2023

Kistler house demolished

story and photos by Graham Kilsby Part of Lewis County and Hohenwald's history was torn down this past week. It was the home of one of the oldest Swiss families who came to Hohenwald at the end of...

 

Year in Review

There is Hope in Hohenwald, Hohenwald Hope Center Ministries Although Hohenwald is a great place to call home, when it comes to substance abuse and misuse, it falls in line with other rural communities that are being ravaged by drugs. One local...

 

Elks assist local family with new ramp

On a recent cold, rainy Saturday morning, members of the Lewis County Elks Lodge #2883 built a much needed new wheelchair ramp for a local family in our community. Pictured, from left, Robb Morse,...

 

Gina Marie Barber

Gina Marie Barber, age 58, a resident of Hohenwald, passed away Thursday morning, January 12, 2023, at her residence. Gina was born on April 4, 1964, in Boston, Massachusetts. She served in the...

 

Joe T. Shipp

March 18, 1943 - January 6, 2023 Joe T. Shipp, a resident of Hohenwald, passed from this world on to his eternal home in the early hours of Friday, January 6, 2023, at the Maury Regional Medical...

 

Connie Craig Blakemore

February 22, 1954 ~ January 1, 2023 Connie Lou Craig Blakemore, 68, of Linden, passed away Sunday January 1, 2023 at Maury Regional Medical Center. She was born in Linden to the late Martha Lou Culp...

 

Johnny Alvin Murphy

July 20, 1952 - January 4, 2023 Johnny Alvin Murphy, 70, of Hohenwald, passed away on January 4, 2023, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. Mr. Murphy was born on July 20, 1952, in Maury Coun...

 

Elaine Jones

July 30, 1954 ~ January 5, 2023 Elaine Anderson Jones, 68, of Hohenwald, formerly of Linden, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023 at St. Thomas Midtown Specialty Hospital. She was born in Nashville...

 

Addie Bell Nash

November 28, 1930 - January 16, 2023 Mrs. Addie Bell Nash was born in Centerville, on November 28, 1930 to the late Walter A. and Estel Breece Coates and entered eternal rest on January 16, 2023 in Centerville, at the age of 92. In addition to her...

 

Johnnie M (Carroll) Brown

July 10, 1945 ~ January 10, 2023 In the afternoon hours of January 10, 2023, Johnnie M. Carroll Brown peacefully passed from the earthly world at the age of 77. She was born in Lewis County on July...

 

Reece Bledsoe

October 4, 1983 ~ January 14, 2023 Reece Bledsoe, 39, of Hohenwald, formerly of Linden, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2023 at his home. He was born in Perry County to Carol Burcham Clayborne and...

 
 By Amanda Spears    News    January 19, 2023

Person of the Week

by Amanda Spears, Reporter Tony (Pineapple) Barber, 56 Q.) Can you tell me a little about yourself? A.) I was a young kid whose parents were out to sea. It was go to foster care or come live with my...

 

Elks brighten the Holiday for Nursing Home residents

On Saturday, December 17, 2022 Members of the Lewis County Elks Lodge #2883 delivered gifts and snacks to 40 residents at AHC Lewis County. The gifts were made possible by a $2000 grant from the...

 

Tennessee 28th District Update

Preview of the 2023 Legislative Session of the 113th General Assembly Upon completion of organizational tasks, the General Assembly will get to work on issues facing Tennessee. Budget Passing a...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    January 19, 2023

Gordonsburg

By Dorothy Warf, Contributing Writer Our weather has truly been what one expects in Tennessee, temperatures at night in the low twenties and in the day up in the fifties which is somewhat normal for this area but mixed in with all this there has...

 

One day at a time

One Day at a Time By “E.T. Trevathan, Contributing Writer Well it is a cool, cloudy and quiet morning here in our little valley. The cats were really hungry this morning and have eaten and now are back on their beds, they know rain is on the way....

 
 By Callie Dunn    News    January 19, 2023

Celebrating

Birthdays Connie Harper Churchwell, January 19 Robert Lee Hinson, January 19 Hope Landrum, January 19 Michael Holder, January 19 Christine Fuller, January 19 Katie Hays, January 19 Sherry Barnes Alexander, January 19 Robert Partee, January 19 Wanda...

 

School Board Appreciation Week proclaimed

Whereas, an excellent public education system is vital to the quality of life of our communities and to the economic development of our State; and Whereas, school board members represent a tremendous...

 

Library Elf visits local schools

The Lewis County Public Library and Archives contacted their North Pole partners to invite a story time friend to visit Hohenwald for the month of December! Jaimee Jingerbread (Library Assistant...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 19, 2023

Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past

January 15, 1953 The Lewis County Quarterly Court voted unanimously on a resolution adopting an anti-rabies law for Lewis County. The city already had enacted a rabies law, but was unable to enforce...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    January 19, 2023

LCMS Basketball

By Jason Fite/Sports writer Pete Noblin/Photos The Lewis County Middle School Lady Panthers and Panthers hosted the Riverside Lady Panthers and Panthers as play resumed following the Christmas Break...

 
 By Danny Tyree    News    January 19, 2023

Tyrades

It’s an amenity that most consumers take for granted. It’s an amenity that most retailers/professionals grudgingly accept as a cost of doing business. But I simply must salute those...

 

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