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Articles from the April 23, 2020 edition

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Bond set at $1.51 million for man who brutally attacks 10 year old

A family held off an attacker at gunpoint Sunday after he admitted to slashing the throat of a young boy who was playing video games. When deputies arrived at the scene on Howard Switch Road, Sammy Sa...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    April 23, 2020

Linda Trawbridge

Linda Marie Trawbridge, age 72, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020 at AHC Lewis County Rehabilitation Center. She was born February 8, 1948, a daughter of William Edwin and Doris Marie Collom. She...

 
 By Staff    Business    April 23, 2020

Local Pharmacist Jonathan Jones Earns National Recognition

Jonathan Jones, of Jones Hometown Pharmacy in Hohenwald, was recently recognized as a Patient Champion by the American Pharmacy Cooperative, Inc. (APCI). APCI is an organization founded in 1984 to...

 

TBI called in to search for missing Allen's Creek man

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) joined the Lewis County Sheriff's Department Tuesday in a search for a man who was reported missing by his brother on Sunday. Kenneth Harter, age 50, of...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 23, 2020

Historic Depot porch rebuilt after crash

The Lewis County Historical Society began rebuilding the porch of the old train depot following an accident that happened on Saturday, April 4. According to Barbara Hinson, Lewis County Historical...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    April 23, 2020

"J.B." Quillen

Joe "J.B." Banks Quillen, age 86, a resident of the Brushy community in Hickman County, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020. A celebration of life service will be held at Brushy Church of Christ at...

 

Richard McNabb

Richard Melvin McNabb was born April 12, 1942 in Centerville to the late Albert Lee and Lucille Anglin McNabb. He departed this life on April 7, 2020 in Waynesboro, making his stay in this life some...

 

TCAT Hohenwald 2020 Summer Trimester begins May 4

The new trimester for the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hohenwald will begin May 4, 2020. The trimester start will include enrollment for all programs, as well as a new class of Practical Nursing. With COVID-19, all April Orientations were...

 

MLEC receives Broadband Grant

Governor Bill Lee announced Friday, April 3, 2020 that Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative will receive a $593,166 Broadband Accessibility Grant through the State of Tennessee’s Department of Economic and Community Development for the southern...

 

Property values to increase, tax rates will lower

“As most of you may be aware, Lewis County had to turn over our county wide reappraisal in 2020. We have been on a five year plan set up by the Tennessee State Comptroller’s Office and governed by Tennessee law since I have taken office,...

 

TCAT Hohenwald 2020 Summer Trimester begins May 4

The new trimester for the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hohenwald will begin May 4, 2020. The trimester start will include enrollment for all programs, as well as a new class of Practical Nursing. With COVID-19, all April Orientations were...

 

MLEC receives Broadband Grant

Governor Bill Lee announced Friday, April 3, 2020 that Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative will receive a $593,166 Broadband Accessibility Grant through the State of Tennessee’s Department of Economic and Community Development for the southern...

 

Davis House events and fundraisers

For this week's edition, we will be discussing the fundraising events that fuel Davis House's ability to serve its four-county area. Davis House is a nonprofit organization that mainly relies on its...

 
 By Erin Schornberg    News    April 23, 2020

Producers adapt to ripple effects of COVID-19

As the coronavirus continues to spread and disrupt society, life on farms and ranches does not skip a beat. For many, it’s calving season. For others, seeds will soon be planted. Regardless of volatility, the rest of the year depends on these...

 

Lewis County Recipes

I don't know a single Southerner who hasn't grown up eating banana pudding. As iconic as pecan pies, biscuits and gravy, and barbecue will always be to the South, banana pudding will always have its p...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    April 23, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

Still Tennessee weather. One day begins with temperatures in the thirties and the next will be in the fifties, even early morning. Days have been better with some up in the seventies and we have had several showers during the nights and days. One...

 

Hohenwald's Connection to the Gilded Age:

I recently had the opportunity to write a story about a Bible found in a Hohenwald thrift shop by Hohenwald resident and picker extraordinaire, Melissa Willis McCann. This article contains a wealth of...

 

Mayor Keltner recognizes Crime Victim's Rights Week

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner, seated, proclaimed April 19-25, 2020 as Crime Victims' Rights Week in Lewis County. Tennesseans are the victims of thousands of crimes each year, affecting...

 

2019 Strand Photo Contest Winners

The 2019 Strand Photography Contest winners were recently revealed. Many of the winning photos were published in the 2020 Strand Calendar. Landscape, Trees, Plants and Flowers, and Farm Life and...

 

Jana Touton inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Jana Touton of Hohenwald was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Touton was initiated at Austin...

 

Historical Society meeting postponed for April

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lewis County Historical Society meeting scheduled for April 25 has been cancelled. “I waited as long as I could to make a decision in hopes things would improve, but that has not been the case,” President Deanna...

 

Effort to Examine Alzheimer's Impact on Pain Processing

A new multisite study funded by the National Institute on Aging will examine whether co-occurring Alzheimer’s disease and stage 4 breast or prostate cancer alters pain perception, potentially leading to undertreated cancer pain. The five-year...

 

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that Sweden incinerates most of its trash. Why don’t we do more of this in the U.S., given that we’re running out of landfill space? -- Oscar Gentry, New Bern, NC Sweden does burn the vast majority of its...

 

Finding the balance between social distancing and staying healthy

At a time when social distancing and staying at home is encouraged, many individuals may actually be neglecting their health out of an abundance of caution. For some, this may compound health issues and create more problems for them in the future. ...

 
 By Deborah Fisher    News    April 23, 2020

Grant to provide pro bono support to TN reporters in public records cases

Tennessee has a rich news media environment with more than 120 traditional subscription-based weekly and daily newspapers, several free newspapers, alternative press, an established black press, 34 television news stations, public and commercial...

 

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