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Articles from the February 11, 2021 edition

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Community recycling trailer

In an effort to continue promoting and encouraging recycling in our community, Lewis County Government will be placing a Recycling Trailer in the county parking lot beside the Courthouse and Public...

 

Play Warm Up Your Winter for $100!

Starting today, play Warm Up Your Winter and enter for a chance to win $100 toward your electric bill! See contest details, page B-4. Be sure to shop with our sponsors and let them know how much you...

 

Vehicle goes up in flames

A call came in at 1:32 pm on Saturday afternoon saying that a vehicle had caught fire. Lewis County Sheriff's Department and Lewis County Fire Department responded to the call. A witness on the scene...

 

Dixie Youth Sign-ups

The Lewis County Dixie Youth Board of Directors recently announced that they plan to have a T-Ball, Baseball and Softball season this Spring! Registration will be taking place at the Community Building inside Memorial Park between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00...

 

Annette Peery selected for Volunteer Star Award

The thirteenth annual Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards honored volunteers from 47 counties on February 7, 2021 in a virtual ceremony. The awards celebrated the efforts of 80 volunteers statewide who have strived to improve their communities...

 

Lewis Health Center offers COVID-19 vaccination by appointment

COVID-19 vaccination is currently available on a limited basis by appointment at Lewis Health Center (LHC) in Hohenwald for those who qualify under the phases outlined by the Tennessee Department of Health. Vaccination is provided at no charge. LHC...

 

Grand Jury returns 16 true bills

Lewis County Grand Jury of the Circuit Court met Monday, February 1, 2021 with the Honorable Michael E. Spitzer, Judge of the Twenty-First Circuit Court at Hohenwald presiding. Following one day of examining 11 witnesses, 16 true bills and 0 no true...

 

Margie Nell Willis

Margie Nell Garrette Willis was born on April 4, 1930, in Centerville, Tennessee, and passed peacefully at her home in Hohenwald on February 8, 2021. She was 90 years 9 months, and 8 days old. She...

 

Danny Treadwell

Danny Lynn Treadwell went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. He was 56 years old. Treadwell was born on March 20. 1964, to loving parents William Jasper Treadwell and Rose B. Higgins...

 

Johnny Lee Fain

Johnny Lee Fain of Linden, TN was born on September 14, 1942 and passed away on January 31, 2021 at the age of 78 years, 4 months, and 17 days. He worked in construction. He is survived by his son, Jeff Fain of Hohenwald, TN, and a sister, Geneva...

 

Charlotte Webber

Charlotte Rosaland (Yarbrough) Webber peacefully left this earthly world on February 7, 2021 at AHC Lewis County at the age of 72. She was born to the late Curtis Russell and Mary Louise (Fitzhugh) Ya...

 

David Berrer

Mr. David Merle Berrer, of Linden, TN, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at the age of 78. He was born on September 7, 1942, to Herman S. Berrer and Mary (Norton) Berrer, in Portland,...

 

Carol Evelyn Peters

Carol Evelyn Peters, age 77 of Sweetwater, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021. Carol was born September 18, 1943 in Sweetwater, Tennessee to the late Bob and Ella Mae Todd Hicks who preceded her...

 

Girl Scout Cookie Sales

There will be Girl Scout cookie booths in the area for the next two or three weeks on Friday evening and Saturday, mainly at Shoe Sensation and WalMart. If anyone needs cookies, please call Dorothy Warf 931-796-3880 for locations and...

 

FEMA helps with COVID Vaccine

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated $68.5 million to the State of Tennessee for costs for the COVID-19 vaccine mission. The award provides expedited federal funding to reimburse 100% of costs related to the State’s vaccination...

 

Hinson receives UT-M Scholarship

A Lewis County student has been awarded a scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin for the 2021-2022 academic year, according to Dr. James Mantooth, executive director, Office of Enrollment Services and Student Engagement. Jayden...

 

December Revenues

Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration announced that state revenue collections for December were $156.4 million higher than the budgeted estimate. “Total tax revenues for December exhibited remarkable growth compared to last year and w...

 

Letter to the Editor: Melanie S. Kupfer

Dear Editor, This is a very trying time for the United States of America. A decision needs to be made whether or not a former president can be held accountable for his actions after he leaves office. Our Senators, Marcia Blackburn and Bill Hagerty,...

 

Horse Plus Humane's Virtual Adoption Day and Toy Drive

Horse Plus Humane Society partnered with Dr. Scott and Lisa Cannon to host their adoption day and toy drive back in December. Although they were sure they were going to continue the tradition, they...

 

DOE receives $5.5 million Grant to serve students with disabilities

The Tennessee Department of Education has been awarded a five-year, $5.5 million State Personnel Development Grant to strengthen instructional practices for serving students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. The State Personnel...

 

County Committee meetings continued..

During last Monday's County Committee meeting, the Budget Committee was presented with two big ideas from Industrial Development Board member Rob Inman and a company spokesman for energy-saving light...

 

TDOE & T-Mobile to provide Districts Access to Student Connectivity Devices

The Tennessee Department of Education announced a new five-year partnership, T-Mobile Tech for Tennessee Students, to provide school districts across the state with access to over 200,000 student connectivity devices, or mobile Wi-Fi hotspot device,...

 

'Taylor' Juniper: A Standout Tall and Narrow Conifer

Submitted by Andy Pulte, distinguished lecturer and director, Department of Plant Sciences There are several regions of the world where you can see the very narrow variation of Italian Cypress...

 

Delicious Girl Scout cookies

Troop 3033 held a Cookie Booth sale on February 6th from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Pictured are Kaitlyn Tripp of Troop 2115 and Maria Tripp of Troop 3033. The Girl Scouts had a successful sale and expressed...

 

Elks Lodge makes donation to the library

The Lewis County Elks Lodge gave a $4,500 donation to the Lewis County Public Library during the library's board meeting last Thursday. The proceeds were a part of a COVID-19 relief grant that the...

 

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