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 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 29, 2021

Lewis County mourns deaths of two icons

It's hard to believe that Hohenwald lost two of its favorite sons in the space of just a few hours last week. First to go was teacher, educator, musician, school principal, band and choir director, Ke...

 

10th Annual Ticked off at Cancer Benefit Ride May 8

The Lewis County Elks Lodge will host the 10th Annual Ticked Off at Cancer Benefit Ride 2021 on May 8, 2021. The ride is in remembrance and in honor of all sponsored cancer victims, including J.W. Hankins, Donnie Crowell, Barbara “Sis” Liner and...

 

LCHS Senior Play Saturday Night

The Lewis County High School senior class play will be held Saturday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the Lewis County Middle School Auditorium. In "Virgil and the City Slickers," the Sludges are simple country...

 

DoubleCreek hosts annual Turkey Hunt for Purple Heart recipients

Five Army Purple Heart recipients recently came to Hohenwald to experience a time of connecting and healing at the 6th Annual DoubleCreek Turkey Hunt. This event, sponsored by Wounded Warriors in...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 29, 2021

Lewis County Museum of Natural History introduces new, rotating exhibit

Clyde and Opal Hinson (whose maiden name was McClarean) made their living shooting photography at their home on Cedar Street here in Hohenwald during the World War II era. The Hinsons were mainly...

 

National Day of Prayer

The Lewis County Prayer Rally will be held Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the Lewis County Courthouse on the east side of the courthouse. Americans from all walks of life will gather on May to lift up our country in prayer for the National Day...

 

Lewis County Elks Lodge to hold Color Walk/Run

The Lewis County Elks Lodge #2883 will host their first annual Color Walk/Run on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 12 noon. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. in the parking lot beside the Lewis County Public Library. The walk/run will end at the Elks Lodge...

 

Tammy Joy Acton Durham

January 22, 1969 ~ April 25, 2021 (age 52) At the age of 52, Tammy Joy Acton Durham left this earthly world after a six-year battle with cancer on Sunday April 25, 2021. Tammy was truly an...

 

Kenny Paul Graves

September 11, 1937 - April 20, 2021 In the late evening of Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Kenny P. Graves, age 83, gained his wings peacefully at his home surrounded by family and Cindy, his wife of 61...

 

James "Jimmy" Hurt

January 4, 1932 - April 23, 2021 On the morning of Friday, April 23, 2021, James Richard "Jimmy" Hurt, age 89, gained his heavenly wings. He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Sue (Harder) Hurt; daug...

 

Michael William Monroe Sr.

March 27, 1945 ~ April 23, 2021 In the evening hours of April 23, 2021, Michael William Monroe Sr., 76, peacefully passed away at his Hohenwald home surrounded by family. He was born in Hermosa...

 

Eddie Staggs

Eddie Wayne Staggs, 79, of Brentwood, passed away April 18, 2021. Eddie served our country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was the owner and operator of Nashville Amusement Company. Mr....

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    April 29, 2021

District 71 Capitol Hill Update

House Republicans make Covid relief tax deductible for business Tennessee businesses will be eligible to receive more pandemic assistance through a bill that will exempt relief funds from state...

 

John Alex Moody

March 25, 1935 ~ April 4, 2021 John Alex Moody, 86, was born on March 25, 1935 in Hohenwald and passed away on April 4, 2021 in Hohenwald. The family was assisted with arrangements by Elliott-Hamil...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    April 29, 2021

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

With another of ol’man winter’s temperatures for a few nights and even in the low thirties a night or two, many covered up garden items as well as some shrubs and flowers that were already in bloom. It seems that most things survived and will be...

 

One Day At A Time

By Evelyn “E.T.” Trevathan, Contributing Writer Well it is a beautiful sunny morning here in our little valley. I went out to feed the cats and it was so nice I had to go back and get my coffee and sit in my rocking chair on the front porch....

 

Celebrating...

Birthdays Thomas Nash, April 29 Charles Churchwell, April 29 Gerald Bobo, April 29 Heather Joy McCalip Coker, April 29 Kent Kealhofer, April 30 Frances McNabb, April 30 Johnny Finerty, April 30 Judy Ann Jones, April 30 Amanda Diane Hinson, April 30...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    April 29, 2021

An evening of celebration for Bro. Malcom George

This past Sunday evening was a night of celebration for well known and much loved Church of Christ Pastor Brother Malcom George when over one hundred and eight seven people, many from out of town...

 

Help our Library

The students of General Assembly Academy recently made a $200 donation to the library expansion project, "Building for the Future - Preserving the Past." The student body raised this donation as a...

 

Girl Scouts

GS Daisy Troop 1521 and Troop 3033 planted seeds of Zinnas for Earth Day 2021. Girls are Maria Tripp of Brownie Troop 3033, Kaitlynn Tripp, Eva Duncan and Raelynn Estes of Daisy Troop 1521. The troop discussed how flowers help our...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    April 29, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

April 26, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Cash Prizes Offered In Clean-Up Campaign Now In Progress.” Mrs. Ben Williamson was named Chair for the Clean-Up Drive. Hohenwald merchants were w...

 

Tyrades! Does Wit Have A Future?

As graduation looms, my son Gideon has been named both salutatorian and Wittiest Boy of the Cornersville (TN) High School Class of 2021. (I myself did well academically “back in the day” –which even then was about 15 years after the hoary...

 

Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

It has been busy on Capitol Hill during the week of April 19th, with Tennessee lawmakers acting on some of the most important bills of this legislative session. With the closure of two more Senate Com...

 

Letter to the Editor: Barbara J. Hinson

In the April 15th issue of the Lewis County Herald there was an article about the Lewis County Library and Archives being selected as one of the four runners-up in the 2021 American Library Association Penguin Random House Award for Innovation. This...

 

STRONG Act Amendments passed

House Bill 83 and Senate Bill 755 have passed the Tennessee General Assembly. In 2007 the STRONG Act was passed which allowed currently serving members of the Tennessee National Guard to pursue their first baccalaureate degree tuition free. House...

 

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