Articles from the February 1, 2024 edition

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February 5 is the Last Day to Register to Vote for the Presidential Preference & County Primaries

Lewis County residents must register to vote by Feb. 5, 2024, to cast their ballots in the March 5 Presidential Preference Primary and County Primary Elections. “If Lewis County voters have not already registered, we encourage all eligible...

 

Horse Rescue

A concerned citizen in the Peters Road area of Lewis Couny was worried about a neighbor's horses being malnurished when he saw 5 animals, including two colts, that appeared to not have available...

 

Hohenwald Fire Department among grant recipients

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (“SFMO”) proudly announce that 196 Tennessee volunteer fire departments will receive grants totaling $10 million in 2024...

 

Warm Up Your Winter

Don't forget to play Warm Up Your Winter, and enter for a chance to win $100 toward your electric bill each week! See contest details, page B-3. Be sure to shop with our sponsors and let them know...

 

National Take Your Child To The Library Day

The Lewis County Public Library and Archives will be hosting National Take Your Child To The Library Day on Saturday, February 3rd at 10 a.m. This year’s theme will treat every day like Taco Tuesday with taco books, songs, and crafts. We will even...

 

Elephant Sanctuary Volunteer Day

The Elephant Sanctuary is accepting applications for 2024 Volunteer Days now through Wednesday, February 7th at 5 p.m. CST The following week, The Sanctuary will use a lottery to randomly select names from the applicant pool to be invited to...

 

Jimmy Whitwell

Mr. James "Jimmy" Earl Whitwell, 82, of Lobelville, passed away Wednesday January 24, 2024 at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born in Linden to the late Earl James Whitwell and Sara Pauline Tucker...

 

Stephen Joel Stutts

Stephen Joel Stutts, age 52, was born in Hohenwald, March 10, 1971, the son of the late Clifton Howard Stutts and Betty Jo Inman Stutts. Stephen passed away at TriStar Medical Center in Nashville on...

 

Jerry Allen Uzzell

Jerry Allen Uzzell, 82, resident of Culleoka, and retired employee of Lewis County Middle School, passed away Monday, January 22, 2024 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, January...

 

Billy Joe Gordon

Billy Joe Gordon, 88 years, 1 month, 6 days, of Perry County passed away Saturday January 13, 2024 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Coble, in Hickman County the son of the late...

 

Codey Robert Hogue

Codey Robert Hogue of Hohenwald, born in Placerville, California, passed away on January 21, 2024 at the age of 34. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Nashville Cremation Center. He was preceded in death by his mother, Laura. He is survived...

 

Lewis County

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner visited the 9 and 10-year-old Friend class of Hohenwald Seed Sowers Pathfinder Club at the Hohenwald Seventh-day Adventist Church on Thursday evening, Jan 4. This...

 
 By Elissa Tracy    News    February 1, 2024

The Art of Romance: Valentines Day!

Yes! Yes! Yes! It’s almost that time - Valentine’s Day. The card isle is filled with people picking up and putting down cards,(some smiling or furrowed brows) searching for the perfect words to convey love. Before the mad rush for the perfect...

 

Letter to Editor

Issues: Culture, Radio “bleeps” when we cuss, but we applaud the naked on screens. Our entertainment culture resembles “clapping seals on pogo-sticks” sporting high-school smiles. Adrenaline rushes leave not a moment of silence nor any sense...

 

28th District Update

2024 Legislative Preview: HEALTH The 2024 Legislative Session has begun in Nashville and we will be addressing a variety of important issues facing Tennesseans including improvements to Tennessee’s health and health care in the state. HEALTH...

 

Board of Education December meeting

The Lewis County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lewis County Board of Education board meeting room located at 206 South Court Street, Hohenwald, Tn. Board members present were Board Chair...

 

Pilot Club of Hohenwald

During the last few months, the Pilot Club of Hohenwald, delivered goodies to AHC Lewis County, formerly known as Lewis County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. This was a Pick-Me-Up to thank the...

 

Local students named to MTSU's fall 2023 dean's list

MURFREESBORO - More than 6,220 Middle Tennessee State University students are included on the latest dean's list for their academic achievements for the fall 2023 semester. Lewis County students mak-ing the list include: Chloe Dye of Hohenwald,...

 

Lewis County students recieve degrees

Several Lewis County residents were among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during fall commencement ceremonies held December 9, 2023. Some 345 students participated in UTM’s fall commencement ceremonies,...

 

Tennessee Wildlife Calender Photo Contest Open Now

The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency is now accepting entries for its 2024-2025 photo contest for publication in Tennessee Wildlife’s annual calender and license cards. All interested photographers are invited to submit up to 10 of their best...

 
 By Danny Tyree    News    February 1, 2024

Should students be bribed into attending classes?

Are truancy officers about to get help in fighting absenteeism? According to the New York Post, the Ohio legislature is considering a bipartisan pilot program that would make cash transfers to select...

 

FOCUS ON VIBRANT HEALTH

Last time you learned that it is wise to avoid processed foods. Did you make any changes in the foods you regularly eat? An example would be to eat a hard boiled egg instead of white bread toast. PRINCIPLE 2 OF GOOD NUTRITION: High Nutrient Content...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor. Thank you for the excellent reporting and summary of the historical data behind our wonderful and safe 4-lane Route 412, and a Big Thank You to Mayor Keltner and the Lewis County Commissioners who finally decided that ‘enough is...

 

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