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  • Second Annual "Trashercise" a Gleaming Success

    Apr 25, 2024

    In honor of Earth Day, more than 30 individuals from Hohenwald, Tennessee and nearby areas came together on Saturday, April 20, for The Sanctuary's second annual "Trashercise" Community Cleanup event. Together, volunteers and community members collected a whopping 95 bags of trash and recyclables from Lewis County streets and waterways! Additionally, 80 tires were collected, and thanks to Oliver Technologies, they were able to be disposed of responsibly. The group who collected the most bags...

  • LCMS Recognizes Top Ten Academic Achievement Students

    Apr 25, 2024

    LCMS TOP TEN RECOGNIZED AT BOARD MEETING LEFT TO RIGHT- VALEDICTORIAN-NOLAN WHITEHEAD; 3RD RANK -MELISSA GOMEZ; 5TH RANK-KELSEY WIX; 6TH RANK-SAMUEL AGUILAR; 7TH RANK-EMILY LOMAX; 8TH RANK- NOAH EDWARDS AND 10TH RANK BO SEIBER. NOT PICTURED ARE SALUTATORIAN- ALEXIS HAMLIN; 4TH RANK- ALEXIA BROWN AND 9TH RANK- JENNIFER AKINS....

  • The Hohenwald FD attended a pumper driving class

    Apr 25, 2024

    The Hohenwald FD attended a pumper driving class offered by the Tennessee Fire Academy. The instructor was Andy Soccodato, a nationally known instructor in the field of water supply for firefighting operations. His instruction is featured at FDIC in Indianapolis, Indiana....

  • L.C. Schools Clay Target Team:Voted in as School-Sanctioned Sport

    Apr 25, 2024

    The Lewis County Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lewis County Board of Education board meeting room located at 206 South Court Street, Hohenwald, Tn. Board members present were Board Chair Lindsey Himes, Vice Chair Paula Dyer, Matthew Adkins, Glenda Atkinson, Derek Cotham, Cassie Couch, Jackie Holt, Cody Mitchell, and Sallie Pollock. Prior to the regular scheduled meeting there was a workshop. The invocation was given by Mr. Billy Dyer. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mr. Cody...

  • "Electric Cooperatives Connect"

    Apr 25, 2024

    female winner;Jayden Moore;junior It was a cold winter night in the middle of January. The news had predicted seven and a half feet of snow to fall in Boulder Creek, Tennessee. The Barlow family prepared for this storm with canned food and water. The family had just forgotten a backup heat source. The temperature started rapidly dropping, and by the first night, the blizzard caused three feet of snow. The children were ecstatic because the schools were closing, but the parents were timid. While...

  • Two Vehicle accident

    Apr 25, 2024

    Two Vehicle accident - An SUV rear ended a Chevrolet pick up Friday, April 19, sending the truck down an enbankment on East Main across from the Golf Course. Taylor's Wrecker was called to remove the wrecked vehicles. Photos courtesy Chuck Taylor...

  • Jeweldean Elizabeth Clay

    Apr 25, 2024

    Jeweldean Elizabeth Clay, 91, went peacefully to be with the Lord on April 19, 2024, in Columbia. Entering this life on October 7, 1932, in Pulaski, she was the youngest and the last living child of ten born to the late William Wallace and Addie Belle (Parker) Harbison. After devoting many years to raising her three children, Jeweldean found her calling as a caregiver in home health, where she extended her warmth and compassion to those in her care. During her children's younger years, her...

  • Senator Joey Hensley, MD:Jillian's law passes Senate floor

    Apr 25, 2024

    Jillian’s law passes Senate floor As part of a strong push to improve public safety in Tennessee, this bill would close a legal loophole for defendants found incompetent to stand trial. Senate Bill 1769, would require criminal defendants deemed incompetent to stand trial to be committed to an appropriate treatment facility. Current state law does not provide this requirement. The legislation was introduced following the murder of Jillian Ludwig, an 18-year-old Belmont University freshman who was fatally shot while walking in a Nashville park on...

  • Wins Silver in SkillsUSA competition

    Apr 25, 2024

    Hulon Dunn III began studies at Chattanooga State in welding in the fall of 2023 and entered his sculpture in the SkillsUSA event held each year across the country winning Silver in the State compition Thursday, April 11 at Chattanooga State Community College. "I started welding class last year at Chattanooga State and told my teacher I was interested in sculpture welding," said Dunn. "He immediately started letting me express my creativity through various projects in class and also encouraged...

  • FOCUS ON VIBRANT HEALTH

    Veronica Tilden DO|Apr 25, 2024

    FOCUS ON VIBRANT HEALTH with Veronica Tilden, DO Without water you cannot survive more than a few days. If you are reading this, you probably have access to water that is not contaminated with human waste that can make you acutely sick. But does your water contain toxins that may cause chronic illness? Likely, if you have “city” water. It will at least contain chlorine, and perhaps fluoride. Depending on the source, it may also contain agricultural and industrial chemicals. These are less likely if you have your own well or spring and you liv...

  • Life as Art:Reimagining Light: Artistic Approaches to Lighting Renovation

    Elissa Tracy|Apr 25, 2024

    Reimagining Light: Artistic Approaches to Lighting Renovation The shadows that light creates make life interesting. If everything is brightly lit, everything demands attention. However, by using various levels of lighting, such as art lighting, column lighting, and focused decorative lighting, a theatrical component begins to emerge, making features more intriguing. Lighting designers recognize the importance of refurbishing existing lights, updating fixtures, and preserving the integrity of original decorative pieces. This often involves...

  • Gordonsburg / Little Swan News

    Dorothy Warf|Apr 25, 2024

    The last few nights have been cooler and even in the thirties a night or two in places, I guess this is blackberry winter since they are blooming. I hope this is the last winter but think there is one more don’t remember what it is called. The days have been relatively nice except for some thunder showers and rain, but rain is necessary for earth to flourish. Those I know of who are sick either at home, in nursing facilities or in the hospitals are: Kasey Baker, Colene Beasley, Linda Butler, Elizabeth Boggs, Gertie Carroll, Spencer Clark, M...

  • One Day at a Time

    Evelyn 'E.T.' Trevathan|Apr 25, 2024

    Well it is a beautiful morning here in our little valley. It was a little cool on the front porch at 46 degrees but we have been getting a little rain, but now the sun is out and shining. The cats were ready for their breakfast, they ate and have now gone to take a nap. Bob is washing the breakfast dishes and making the kitchen spotless. In a few minutes we will have our coffee but we will probably not sit out on the porch because it is a little too cool this morning. For breakfast I made a big pan of cathead biscuits and some brown country...

  • POLICE REPORT

    Apr 25, 2024

    The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for March 29-April 9, 2024. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Harley S. Gallaher, North Park Avenue, was charged with burglary, theft of property, and drug paraphernalia on March 29. Matthew C. Carroll, Roger Carroll Road, was vcharged with methamphetamine-manufacture, deliver, sell or possessing; driving while in the possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia on March 31. Colene Deavers, Billet Street, was charged...

  • Pup Spotlight:Ferdinand

    Apr 25, 2024

    Ferdinand is a young Australian Shepherd Mix. he is good with other dogs and people. He doesn't have much experience being around cats, but being so friendly and fun, I would expect him to do well with them. High Forest Humane Society 931-796-5204...

  • Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

    Crystal Nash|Apr 25, 2024

    April 22, 1954 A four-month-old girl who had been kidnapped in Newport, KY was found in Hohenwald. Billie Marie Kemplin had entrusted her children to a babysitter identified as Betty Eglee. Upon returning from work, Kemplin discovered her three older children alone and the babysitter, along with the infant, missing. The babysitter had hitched a ride with a truck driver to Nashville. There, she met a couple at a hotel restaurant and falsely claimed to be Betty Miller, stated that the child...

  • Lewis County Person Of The Week:Erin Robison

    Apr 25, 2024

    Q.) Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? A.) I'm just a small town hero. There's not much else to say. Q.) Where did you grow up? A.) Hohenwald! Q.) What is one of your fondest childhood memories? A.) There's so many! One particular one that comes to mind was we always made a big deal for the 4th of July. Aunts and uncles and cousins would all come to our house and we'd play horseshoes and have a campfire and grill out. One year we set up a bunch of tents and camped in the yard. All the...

  • GRANTS AVAILABLE TO TENNESSEE ANIMAL SHELTERS

    Apr 25, 2024

    Animal shelters across Tennessee are encouraged to seek grants for spay and neuter services. Applications are accepted until May 17, 2024. “Pet owners can now access more affordable spaying and neutering services,” said State Veterinarian Samantha Beaty, D.V.M. “Choosing these services helps reduce the number of unwanted litters and the strain on animal shelters. Additionally, treated pets are less prone to certain diseases which can prolong their life.” The Animal Friendly Grants program, managed by the Tennessee Department of Agricul...

  • Tyrades! Ready for the bathroom of tomorrow?

    Danny Tyree|Apr 25, 2024

    Bathroom floor tiles that weigh you, analyze your gait and evaluate your fall risk. Bathroom mirrors that initiate telehealth conferences based on your complexion or facial tics. Toilet seats that check your vitals (temperature, heart rate, oxygenation). According to the Wall Street Journal, these marvels (and others -- such as self-cleaning capacities and soothing infrared light) could be commonplace in upscale homes within the next decade. If so -- and if the restraining orders expire so I...

  • Panthers finish Runner Up in Tournament Play

    Freddy Sharp|Apr 25, 2024

    After suffering their first loss of the season to Whitthorne Middle School the Panthers would return to attention to end the season in tournament play Thursday and Friday in Waynesboro. In the semi-final match the Panthers would face Sacred Heart Catholic School Lions. Sacred Heart would strike first in the match. After a long back and forth defensive battle the Panthers would even the score with a goal from #6 Aaron Gomez. However, the second half would be all defense with the score tied at...

  • Pilot Club Bicycle Rodeo

    Apr 25, 2024

    Pilot Club Bicycle Rodeo Pilot Club of Hohenwald, in partnership with Lewis County Schools, will hold a bike rodeo for children (ages 5-14) on May 11th at Lewis County Middle School at 9 a,m, – 11 a.m. to educate students on bike safety as well as helping students learn biking skills. The event features stations that include: bike and helmet fit, start and stop skills, scanning, how to ride safely in the street and sidewalks, etc. All participants will have a chance to learn, practice, and demonstrate their bicycle handling skills in a fun, non...

  • TCAT Dickson Spring Graduates:Azriel Sciarra of Hohenwald

    Apr 25, 2024

    By Janine Wine Communications and Marketing Coordinator TCAT Dickson Tennessee College of Applied Technology Dickson President, Laura Travis, conferred fifty-eight diplomas and technical certificates during the Dickson campuses spring commencement April 9. Graduates represented nine counties in Tennessee and Kentucky earning credentials in twelve TCAT Dickson programs from either the main or advanced manufacturing campuses. Azriel Sciarra of Hohenwald was among the graduates with a diploma in...

  • Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival at Loretto Lynn's May 16-19

    Apr 25, 2024

    Rev ’em up! Get ready to rock and ride at Tennessee’s one-of-a-kind “Moto & Music” event. The seventh annual Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival (TMMR) will be held May 16-19, 2024, at the 3,500-acre Loretta Lynn Ranch at Hurricane Mills. This popular, four-day festival, presented by Harley-Davidson Motor Co. ®, is a motorcycle enthusiast’s playground and a music lover’s paradise. Tennessee’s largest motorcycle gathering will feature a stellar selection of artists across multiple genres and a huge variety of two-wheeled events. Ticket...

  • NOTICE OF GRAND JURY MEETING

    Apr 25, 2024

    “It is the duty of your Grand Jurors to investigate any public offense which they know or have reason to believe has been committed and which is triable or indictable in this county. Any person having knowledge or proof that such an offense has been committed may apply to testify before the Grand Jury subject to the provisions of Tennessee Code Annotates, 40-12-104.” The foreperson of this county is presently: Bobby Page, 2844 Buffalo Road, Hohenwald, Tennessee. “The Grand Jury will meet on Monday, May 13, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. You may be prose...

  • SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE:Parish Joseph Phelps

    Apr 25, 2024

    SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE Sale at public auction will be on May 22, 2024, at or about 2:00 PM, local time, at the east door of the Lewis County Courthouse, 110 North Park Street, Hohenwald, TN 38462, pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by Parish Joseph Phelps, to Fidelity National Title, as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., acting solely as nominee for Lower LLC, DBA Honor Home Loans, its successors and assigns dated July 3, 2023, and recorded in Book 261, Page 655, Instrument Number 62783, and as c...

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