Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Articles from the March 16, 2023 edition

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 By Amanda Curtis    News    March 16, 2023 

Kevin Carroll appointed Chief of Police after Kip Kelsey resigns from position

by Amanda Curtis, Staff Reporter Kip Kelsey's career in law enforcement began in 2005 when he was hired on as a Deputy at the Lewis County Sheriff's Department. From midnight shifter and school... Full story

 News    March 16, 2023 

Lewis County Elementary School 2023-'24 Kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration packets are available to pick up at the Lewis County Elementary School office. Instructions will be included. Current Pre-K students’ parents will receive kindergarten registration packets from their child’s Pre-K...

 By Amanda Curtis    News    March 16, 2023 

Juveniles charged after burglary

by Amanda Curtis, Staff Reporter At approximately 10 p.m. on March 8, a patron using the charging bench at the Lewis County Library heard glass breaking across the street. Once the patron realized...

 News    March 16, 2023 

Elks Lodge holds Community Baby Shower

On Saturday, March 18, 2023 the Lewis County Elks will host a community baby shower emphasizing the importance of early literacy for the children in our community. The event will be at the lodge, located at 416 Swiss Colony Road from 1:00 p.m. until...

 News    March 16, 2023 

The Elephant Sanctuary welcomes Asian elephant

Female Asian elephant, Nichole, arrived safely at The Elephant Sanctuary from San Antonio Zoo early on Thursday, March 9, 2023 officially making her one of 11 elephants now living at The Sanctuary and...

 News    March 16, 2023 

Warm Up Your Winter

Tiffany Pierce won the final week of our Warm Up Your Winter contest. She received $100 off her electric bill. Lewis County Herald publisher Hulon Dunn presented Pierce with the check. Pierce... Full story


Jerry Brown Sharp

July 23, 1945 - March 6, 2023 Jerry Brown Sharp of the Slippery Creek community in Lewis County served the red, white, and blue for practically half his life. He, like many men, loved his country. To...


Glenn Austin Nance

May 8, 1950 ~ March 11, 2023 Glenn Austin Nance, 72, passed from this life on March 11, 2023, in Murfreesboro. He was born May 5,1950, to the late Edward and Carleen Nance in Hohenwald. Mr. Nance...

 News    March 16, 2023 

Lewis County Elks annual 5K color run/walk

The Lewis County Elks #2883 has planned their 3rd annual 5K color run/walk for Autism and Special Friends for April 1, 2023. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the lodge on Swiss Colony Road. There will be an entry fee, and it will include the...

 News    March 16, 2023 

Faith and Fashions Ribbon Cutting

"Although this is my first store, I have been looking for the perfect space for months, and for years, I have been praying about a Christian book store." Bonnie James, owner of Faith and Fashions, beg...

 News    March 16, 2023 

Lewis County awarded state grant to improve Health Department

Lewis County Government was recently awarded a $128,480 grant from the State of Tennessee to make facility improvements at the Lewis County Health Department. The project is scheduled to include new f...


One Day at a Time

By “E.T. Trevathan, Contributing Writer Well it is a cool morning here in our little valley. We had rain, thunder and lightning last night but it was cool enough for us to have a fire going in the old wood heating stove. The cats were still in... Full story

 By Dorothy Warf    News    March 16, 2023 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

By Dorothy Warf Contributing Writer Just when you think it is going to be like spring the temperatures dip into the thirties and was not above forty-six all day even with the sun shining. I guess we will wait a little longer for it to warm up and be...

 By Callie Dunn    News    March 16, 2023 


Birthdays Kevin Dye, March 16 Jeff Gallaher, March 16 Stephen Kinney, March 16 Sabrina Kay Bowden, March 16 Courtney Bradford, March 16 Debbie Reed, March 16 Diena Hill, March 16 Ryan Wade, March 16 Teresa Kilpatrick, March 17 Donna Foerster, March...

 News    March 16, 2023 

Library Donation from Lewis County Alpha Rho members

The Lewis County Public Library and Archives recently received a donation from the Lewis County Alpha Rho Members of Delta Kappa Gamma. The January project for Lewis County Alpha Rho members was to...

 By Crystal Nash    News    March 16, 2023 

Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past

March 12, 1953 H.H. Huffines resigned as County Agricultural Agent, having accepted the position as county agent in Scott County, TN. Ben Lifsey was named as Mr. Huffines’s successor. The City of Ho...

 By Danny Tyree    News    March 16, 2023 


I am definitely a product of the great American melting pot, but on both sides of the family, a Scots-Irish ancestry is prominent (Some distant cousin with too much time on his hands traced my...

 By Sen. Joey Hensley    News    March 16, 2023 

Tennessee 28th District Update

Major tax cuts proposed for Tennessee businesses and families The Tennessee Works Tax Reform Act of 2023 is advancing in the Senate and cleared the Senate Revenue Subcommittee with a positive... Full story

 By Jason Fite    Sports    March 16, 2023 


By Jason Fite/Sports writer The Lewis County 4th Grade Lady Panthers TVBA team traveled to Brooks High School in Killen, Alabama on Saturday, February 11th for games against the Brooks (AL) Lady Lions and the Lexington (AL) Golden Bears. The first...

 By Jason Fite    Sports    March 16, 2023 

LCHS Basketball

By Jason Fite, Sports writer The Lewis County Panthers traveled to Mt. Pleasant High School on Tuesday, February 21st to take on the Summertown Eagles in the consolation game of the District 10-AA Tournament. Lewis County reached the consolation...

 News    March 16, 2023 

Ribbon Cutting for Midsouth Barndominiums

Midsouth Barndominiums, LLC recently acquired the property located at 100 North Walnut Street, formerly the site of Hometown Bakery. They celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

 News    March 16, 2023 

Lewis and Clark lecture series announced

Lewis County Public Library and Archives, in partnership with the Lewis County Historical Society and the Meriwether Lewis Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, has announced a...



Case number 2023-PR-5 in the matter of the estate of Faron Lee Jaco, deceased. Notice is hereby given that on the 7th day of March, 2023, Letters Testamentary, in respect of the estate of Faron Lee Jaco, who died on January 22, 2023, were issued to...


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