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Powers named School Health Coordinator of the Year

Lewis County Schools Coordinator of School Health Sasha Powers was recently recognized as South Central Tennessee CSH Coordinator of the Year by the state of Tennessee. "Mrs. Powers has been...

 

School Board discusses new high school; approves 2021-2022 school calendar

The Lewis County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lewis County Board Meeting Room located at 206 South Court St. All members were present, Chair Glenda Atkinson, Vice-Chair Johnny Clayton, Derek...

 

Highland Foundation contributes to Library fund

Highland Corporation Charitable Foundation recently made a $1,000 donation to Friends of the Lewis County Library for the library expansion project, "Building for the Future - Preserving the Past."...

 

Warm Up Your Winter

Angelina Caprio was awarded with the $100 check for last week's Warm Up Your Winter contest on Friday, March 12th. The week's sentence was "Rising temperatures signaled spring is coming soon." The...

 

James Henry Berry

James Henry Berry of Collinwood, TN was born April 18, 1927 in Wayne County, the son of the late Henry and Elsie Horton Berry. He was united in marriage to the former Iva Jean Bryant on December 7,...

 

Howard Pruitt Hyatt

Pruitt Hyatt, 97, of Hohenwald passed away on Sunday, March 14th, 2021, at his home. He was born on August 15, 1923, to Howard A. Dewberry and Nina Hyatt, in Lawrence County. He served in World War...

 

Rodney Duane Judd

Rodney Duane Judd, 55, unexpectedly passed away at his Hohenwald residence on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. He was born in Flint, Michigan to the late Duane and Marjorie (Smith) Judd on March 13, 1965....

 

Ruby Mae Cross

Ruby Mae Cross, age 80, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at her home in Hohenwald. Ms. Cross was born May 28, 1940 in Linden to the late Elijah and Pearl (Duncan) McCuiston. In addition to her...

 

Vicky Garland

Vicky "Spitsfire" Garland, age 64, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021, at her residence. She was a native of Louisville, Kentucky, and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her...

 

Paulette Whitwell

Mrs. Paulette Horner Whitwell, 76, of Lobelville passed away Friday, March 12, 2021 at her home. She was born in Lobelville to the late Joseph Percey Horner and Nina Pearleene Black Horner. Paulette...

 

Christopher Barnes

On the evening of March 5, 2021, Christopher Nathaniel Barnes, 23, passed away suddenly in Lewis County. He was born in Nashville on June 27, 1997 to Elizabeth Marie Hudgins and the Michael E....

 

Ray McLaughlin

Raymond 'Ray' C. McLaughlin, 71 of Hohenwald passed away on March 2, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard R. and Margaret C. McLaughlin of Bradenton, Florida. Raymond is survived by...

 

'Baths for the Blue' raised $2,500 for K-9 units

Always and Forever Grooming held a fundraising event during the last weekend of February for the Police and Sheriff's Departments to help fund their K-9 Divisions. Business owners, Danielle Middleton...

 

House Demolished

After years of sitting abandoned, and after endless owners who thought they could restore it, one of the oldest houses built in Hohenwald was finally pulled down last week to be replaced by two new...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    March 17, 2021

Panthers Take 2 from Hawks

The Lewis County Middle School Panthers baseball team travelled to Hampshire to take on the Hawks in a doubleheader on Friday, March 12th. With heavy rain falling to start the first game, Jalen Smith and Steele Moseley each walked before a...

 

Welcome ceremony for Duncan

Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 met Thursday, March 11th with 11 people present. Items needed were collected to take to the residents of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville. A thank you...

 

Morgan McKissack to wed Bill Lampley

Morgan McKissack and Bill Lampley announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Morgan is the daughter of Mylie McKissack and Travis McKissack. She is the granddaughter of Barbara and Travis...

 

Student of the Week

Demedrian Odom, 7th grade student at Lewis County Middle School , showed several acts of kindness and thoughtfulness throughout the week. He noticed students and teachers who needed help and didn't...

 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

By Dorothy Warf It seems that spring is here but I am sure that ol’man winter will once again rise up with some cold weather; it is too early for this weather to last. There are some who have started planting stuff in their gardens, guess if it is...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is a cool morning, not bad cold like we’ve been having. I don’t have a fire in the old heating stove this morning. It sure is a peaceful morning here in our little valley. A little breeze is blowing - it is just enough to move the wind...

 

Celebrating

Birthdays Dennis Wayne Barber, March 18 Shaina Schwartz, March 18 Barry Field, March 18 Mike Pace, March 18 Catie Cameron Stewart, March 18 Troy Woodie, March 19 Melinda Williams, March 19 Vikki Cogdill, March 19 Russ Carroll, March 19 Jeremy...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

March 15, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Buy A Shrine Junior League Paper Sunday, Help A Crippled Child.” The annual paper sale was scheduled for March 18. The newspaper reported that a total of 14 Lewis County children had received...

 

Tyrades! Do You Find Saint Patrick's Day Troubling?

“My father and mother were Irish, and I am Irish, too.” As Saint Patrick’s Day approaches, I keep remembering that song from our third-grade music book, which strove to examine music from an international perspective (WITHOUT a “Monty Python...

 

Senate Health and Welfare Committee approves legislation to help the reopening of rural hospitals in Tennessee

Legislation which aims to get bureaucracy out of the way in the reopening of hospitals in Tennessee’s distressed rural counties overcame its first hurdle during the week of March 8th with approval b...

 

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Republican leaders this week advanced legislation aimed at further protecting first responders through the Criminal Justice Committee on Wednesday. House Bill 511 was amended to add new language under the current definition of terrorism that creates...

 

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