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Single vehicle accident claims life

A single vehicle accident was dispatched around 9:45 p.m. Sunday, January 31 bringing emergency responders from both Lewis and Maury Counties. A Ford F-350 pick-up was found just off Highway 412 East...

 

Business owners taken off commercial solid waste list

Several people gathered before the Lewis County Commission’s Solid Waste Committee meeting began Monday night to contest their Solid Waste Fees. All committee members were present except for Commissioner Doug Jobbitt. Jason Drum, owner of Drum’s...

 

Local Aviator and Airport Manager dies from COVID

"Your wings already exist, all you have to do is fly." -Unknown Paul M. Bridges, a loving friend to all of Hohenwald, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021, at the Maury Regional Medical Center in C...

 

Postcards to be sent for Vehicle Registration Renewals

Starting in January 2021, the Department of Revenue will send postcards to motor vehicle registrants to remind them of upcoming renewal dates. The postcards will replace traditional letters and will reduce state mailing expenses by an estimated...

 

Lewis County begins COVID-19 Vaccination of Adults Age 70 and Older

Tennessee began administering COVID-19 vaccinations to Tennesseans aged 70 and older this week as the state has begun receiving increased allocations of COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccination in Tennessee is being conducted using a phased approach based on...

 

Your chance to win $100 off your electric bill starts next week!

Our annual Warm up Your Winter contest starts next week! All you have to do is buy a newspaper for 50 cents, fill out a form on one the pages and turn in the ballot to Lewis County Herald's Office...

 

"Cookie" Peters

Carol Evelyn “Cookie” Peters, age 77 of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Bobby Wayne Peters of Sweetwater; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Connie Lee and James Webb of Hohenwald;...

 

Ronald Cook

Ronald Lyle Cook, age 62 of Summertown, passed away at his home on Friday, January 8, 2021. He was born March 8, 1958, in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Lyle Cook and Patricia (Osborn) Cook. He was a...

 

Rev. George Tharp

Reverend George Tharp, age 87, passed away on January 26, 2021 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. A funeral service was held at Franklin Junior High in Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, February 2. Burial...

 

John Priddy

On the morning of January 24, 2021, John Priddy passed away at Maury Regional Medical Center at the age of 70. Mr. Priddy was born in Warren, Ohio on May 11, 1950 to the late Charles and Florence E....

 

Thelma Jenkins

Thelma Christine Jenkins was born on June 13, 1943, in Hohenwald, and passed away on January 27, 2021 in Dickson. She was 77 years, 7 months and 14 days old. She was the daughter of the late Odie Clif...

 

Don Brewer

James Donald "Don" Brewer, age 78 of Hohenwald, passed away at Maury Regional Medical Center on January 27, 2021. He was born in Waynesboro on January 6, 1943 to the late Dillard and Amby (Ferrell)...

 

Joyce Keathley

Wilma Joyce Keathley, age 76 of Hohenwald, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Born on April 8, 1944, she was the daughter of the late William Moore and Mary...

 

Betty Brasfield

Betty Ann Kelley Nicholson Brasfield, age 77, entered this life on September 5, 1942 in Yorkville, Gibson County, to the late Willie and Vivian Troutt Kelley. Ms. Brasfield was raised in Lewis Cou...

 
 By Mike Webb    News    February 4, 2021

A Note from the Trustee's Office

This last year has certainly been a trying one for all of us, and I hope all of you are healthy and well. Property taxes are due by February 28 each year without penalty. This year with the 28th...

 

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Sabrina Dodd, Vice President of Conquering CHD Tennessee, sent an email to Mayor Jonah Keltner, asking him to recognize the week of February 7-14th as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. "By...

 

COVID Concern Cancels Mule Day 2021

The City of Columbia and the Maury County Bridle and Saddle Club - organizers for the annual Mule Day Parade and festivities – have announced the cancellation of Mule Day 2021, which had been planned for April 8-11, 2021. This mutual decision was m...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Tomato Hamburger Soup

You know those recipes you read, and think: "This can't be good - it's too easy." This is one of those deceiving recipes, but it is absolutely terrific. If you have ten minutes to prep, your slow...

 

Health Inspection Scores

The Tennessee Department of Health rates restaurants and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture rates convenience stores on a scale of 0-100 based on the business’ practice of proper food preparation, food storage, cleanliness of facilities and mo...

 

Maury Regional offers monoclonal antibody treatments

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, scientists began researching outpatient treatment options to combat the virus in its early stages. The goal of these studies is to reduce hospitalizations and improve patient outcomes. One of the options showing...

 

Adding UT Academics to South Central Tennessee's Landscape

High school seniors feel cheated. “At least, last year, the seniors got to be together most of the year,” Layla commented as I substituted in her high school math class. “With the quarantine...

 

4-H Chick Chain

By Savannah Gambel, Extension Agent The UT Extension in Lewis County is excited to offer students 4th through 12th grade the opportunity to participate in the 2021 Chick Chain. Chick Chain is a fun, hands-on way to teach youth the responsibility of...

 

Aria Clayton honored for her second birthday

Aria Kay Clayton celebrated her second birthday on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Aria turned two on January 27th. A cow theme was carried out with cupcakes made by Heather Staggs. The room was...

 

Mable Anne's tea for two drive-thru

Mable Anne Heath, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Heath, celebrated her second birthday at her home on Park Street with a drive-thru birthday party on Saturday afternoon. Those who attended the...

 

Walmart donates to Head Start

The local Walmart store donated a new microwave to Lewis County Head Start. Walmart associates pictured with the microwave are, left, Melinda, Virginia and Marti....

 

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