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Articles from the January 21, 2021 edition

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Friends of the Library nears major milestone in Library expansion project

Friends of the Library announced that with recent donations and fundraisers, nearly $100,000 has been secured toward the library expansion project. Kicking off with a small book and beverage sale in...

 

Board of Education discusses COVID-19, fund balances and paid leave

The Lewis County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lewis County Middle School Auditorium located on Park Avenue South. All members were present: Chair-Glenda Atkinson, Vice-Chair Johnny...

 

TCAT making progress on new addition

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hohenwald President Kelli Kea-Carroll was thrilled to announce that the new addition to the facility now has finished walls and a near completed roof as of...

 

Tobacco Enforcement: Halting Tobacco Sales to Minors

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) has implemeted a new state law that mirrors the change to federal tobacco sales minimum age requirements. Public Chapter No. 732 raises the state tobacco sale minimum age required from 18 to 21. The law...

 

Lisa Rawdon

In the late evening hours on January 15, 2021, Melissa "Lisa" Jeanette (Lyell) Rawdon completed her journey here on earth at the age of 62. Mrs. Rawdon was born in Centerville on March 28, 1958 to...

 

David Whitehead

David Lewis Whitehead, age 71 of Hohenwald, passed away January 10, 2021 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. He was born February 28, 1949 to the late Jesse James and Edna Riley Whitehead in Hohenwald at the Boyce Clinic. Mr. Whitehead...

 

Nate Crawford

Nathan Lynn "Nate" Crawford, Sr. died January 6, 2021, in Nashville. He was 84. A private family funeral service was held in Lawrenceburg. He is survived by his wife of 32 years; a step-daughter; two...

 

Jim Shoemaker

James Thomas "Jim" Shoemaker, age 59 of Hohenwald, unexpectedly passed away at his Hohenwald home on January 10, 2021. He was born to the late Albert and Bernadine Shoemaker on July 5, 1961 in...

 

Ethelyn Earhart

Ethelyn Earhart of Hohenwald passed away at the age of 82 after an extended illness at Life Care Center in Columbia on Friday January 15 with family at her side. She was born in Pennsylvania on...

 

Taylor Harris

Taylor Lee Harris age, 74, was born July 24, 1946 at Lewis County (Hohenwald) to the union of Herman Lester and Addie Whitehead Harris. He departed this life, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Maury Region...

 

Tony Craig

Charles Antony "Tony" Craig unexpectedly passed away in his home in Tiptonville on January 14, 2021 at the age of 64. He was born in Lawrenceburg on May 6, 1956 to the late Conyar Shields and Ruth...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Coconut-Lemon Ice Cream Cake

You don't see lemon paired with coconut often, nor do you see a simple, elegant cake assembled so easily with crushed shortbread cookies and ice cream. And here's the best part: the shortbread can be...

 

City approves Grant to improve city sewer system

Hohenwald City Mayor Danny McKnight made a proclamation during this month’s City Council meeting declaring Sharon Summers and Jennifer Sanders the “Have Your Selfie a Merry Little Scavenger Hunt” Champions. All councilmen were present and...

 

We think you're grrrreat, AHC Lewis County!

If you had been at AHC Lewis County on Monday, January 18, you might have thought that animals from a zoo had broken loose, and had taken to waving in the windows! Mable Anne and her mom, Ashley...

 

What's the world coming to?

Well, it is a cold winter morning, light snow falling, beautiful. We’ve seen more snow than we have in a long time. Makes it seem even more peaceful with a good warm fire, a hot cup of coffee, the cats happily playing in the snow and chasing snowfl...

 

McDonald Funeral Home donates to AHC Lewis County

McDonald Funeral Home donated beautiful wooden furniture to AHC Lewis County on Thursday, January 7. The furniture was made by Martin Furniture in Murfreesboro and will sit on the front porch of the...

 

LCIS Honor Roll announced

Lewis County Intermediate School Principal Mary McDonald recently announced students earning the honor roll. They are: “A” Honor Roll Third grade - Jaylon Jones, Bentley Mathis, Alea Pelto, Tiana Twist, Raylan Matteson, Harvey Sharp, Atchley...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    January 21, 2021

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

We had another surprise snow or at least the weather people did not mention it on the internet. It fell on Saturday morning between 6:00-6:30, but by 9:00 it was all gone except what joined the left over from last week under trees and bushes where...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Mark Mitchell, January 21 Alton Ray McBride, January 21 Benny Pace, January 21 Rick Brown, January 21 C.W. Carroll, January 21 Jennifer Kelley, January 21 Patty Crouch, January 21 Casandra Jarrett, January 21 Natasha Bleau, January 21...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 18, 1951 Sgt. Carter B. Logan was reported Missing In Action in Korea. The Lewis County Herald stated, “So far as we are able to learn, he is the first Lewis County casualty since the Korean War began last summer.” The main headline for...

 

Campaign to reduce Drug Overdose and Prevent Suicide

Drug overdose deaths have continued to increase in Tennessee, up from 1,818 in 2018 to 2,089 in 2019, a 15 percent increase. Much of the increase in fatal overdoses over the last several years can be attributed to the use of illicit fentanyl and...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    January 21, 2021

Last second shot gives Panthers win

The Lewis County High School Lady Panthers and Panthers hosted the Camden Lady Lions and Lions on January 8th for District 11AA play. The Lady Panthers, coming in off a tough loss earlier in the week...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    January 21, 2021

Lewis County teams fall to CreekWood

The Lewis County Lady Panthers and Panthers hosted the CreekWood Lady RedHawks and RedHawks for District 11AA games on Friday, January 15th. The Lady Panthers, looking to break into the win column in District 11AA play, got 6 points early from Keira...

 

Tyrades! Have You Ever Met A Stranger?

Reminiscing with one of my mother’s photo albums, I encountered a snapshot of a long-deceased neighbor (a dear, sweet man) who is still summed up by the phrase “He never met a stranger.” I’m sure all of you know someone like that (or ARE...

 

Sen. Hensley reappointed vice-chairman of Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee

January 14, 2019 --- State Senator Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald) has been reappointed to the leadership of the Senate’s most powerful committee, the Finance, Ways and Means Committee. The announcement...

 

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