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Articles from the May 13, 2021 edition

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 By Graham Kilsby    News    May 13, 2021

Rain and Storms hurt some of the weekend's events, but not Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund

The rains of this past weekend took a toll on some of the fund-raising events in the town, especially the library fundraiser in Memorial Park that was due to introduce the new library extension to...

 
 By Jonah Keltner    News    May 13, 2021

Lewis County Parks & Recreation Steering Committee needs your feedback!

[I] had a great meeting last night with our Parks & Recreation Steering Committee, which is providing insight and recommendations as to how we can improve those areas of our community. [The]...

 

Grand Jury returns 35 true bills

Lewis County Grand Jury met May 3, 2021 before the Honorable Michael E. Spitzer, Judge of the Twenty-First Circuit Court. The Grand Jury was in session for one day and examined 16 witnesses and found 35 true bills and zero no true bills where the...

 

Martin Methodist announces new special education teacher licensure program

Martin Methodist College (MMC) and the Grace Grissom School of Education are pleased to announce the new Special Education (SPED) Interventionist Kindergarten-8th grade licensure program, beginning fall 2021. “For many years, MMC’s partner...

 

Saturn rolled into tree

Lewis County Fire and Rescue were paged out after a single vehicle accident occurred on Napier Road, Tuesday, May 11, about 12:45 p.m. Patricia Galloway, 16, of Hohenwald, was travelling south on...

 

Charles Edward Garland

October 19, 1945 ~ May 5, 2021 Charles Edward Garland was born October 19, 1945. He passed away at his home May 5, 2021. He was retired from Murray Ohio. He attended Central Christian Fellowship in Ho...

 

Allen Ray Martin

July 7, 1935 ~ May 4, 2021 Allen Ray 'Big Al' Martin passed away quietly in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 4, while a patient at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. Al, the son of...

 

Gay Ann Mooney

Gay Ann Vanderley Mooney was born on January 17, 1959, and went to be with the Lord on May 5, 2021, in Waynesville, North Carolina. She was 62 years old. She was the daughter of Jonas H. VanDerLey...

 

Budget Committee Meeting

The Lewis County Budget Committee will be meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021, to discuss and prepare the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 County Budget. The meeting is open to the public....

 

County Commission Meeting Agenda

Lewis County Board of CommissionersRegular SessionMonday, May 17, 2021 • 6:00 p.m. ITEM #5-01-21 Call to order ITEM #5-02-21 Invocation ITEM #5-03-21 Pledge of Allegiance ITEM #5-04-21 Roll call ITEM #5-05-21 Approval of minutes ITEM #5-06-21...

 

LCMS Students of the Week

( Top photo ) Sixth grader Aubry Warren was named Lewis County Middle School Student of the Week and was nominated by Mrs. Thompson. She always goes above and beyond in class and is eager to learn...

 

Neighbors of the Buffalo help keep waters clear

In April, Neighbors of the Buffalo removed some trees from the Buffalo River Blueway near their properties to help make it safer for kayakers and canoeists using the river. While floating the Buffalo...

 

FSA is Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications in Lewis/Hickman/Perry Counties

Hickman/Lewis/Perry County FSA is Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting applications in Hickman/Lewis/Perry County for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) to address damages from flooding...

 

The 17-Year Cicadas Can Damage Your Trees

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — By now you’ve heard the cicadas are coming. In fact, they are practically here. Entomologists predict the periodical cicada that are on a 17-year reproduction cycle will start emerging from the soil in mass within the next...

 

Burney graduates with a Doctorate Degree

Dr. Melissa Burney graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky on Friday, May 7th, with a Doctorate of Arts in English Pedagogy & Teaching/English Literature and Philosophy. Burney...

 

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

County Mayor Jonah Keltner signed a proclamation on Monday morning, recognizing May 6th as National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day for Lewis County. The proclamation read that addressing the complex mental health of children, youth, young...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    May 13, 2021

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

Don’t know what winter this is but hope it is the last one.Temperatures in the forties and low fifties just doesn’t seem right for May and gardens and flowers won’t do much good till the ground gets warmer. We had another round of...

 
 By Callie Dunn    Calendar    May 13, 2021

Celebrating...

Birthdays Laura Baker, May 13 James Wayne Baxter, May 13 Larry Stewart, May 13 Dexter Tenison Sr., May 13 Bobby Barnes, May 13 Kathy Tate, May 13 Jeffrey Wade Hinson, May 13 Boyd Doyle, May 14 Vicki Edwards, May 14 Lance Crowell, May 14 Kimberly...

 

Build a Bear trip

Daisy and Brownies Girl Scouts went on an end of the year trip to Build a Bear on May 8, 2021. Pictured, from left, are Raynn Estep, Maria Tripp, Kaitlynn Tripp, Drucy Spears, and Eva...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is a beautiful morning here in our little valley. The cats have eaten, I’ve finished my coffee and I went for a little walk. As I looked around at the trees and all of the beauty, I thanked God for it all. We are blessed. There are storms c...

 

Himes Cemetery decoration

The Himes Cemetery Decoration will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021. If unable to attend, please send donations for maintenance and upkeep of the cemetery to Shannon Bennett, 174 Leigh Road, Hohenwald, TN 38462....

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 10, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Keaton Defeats Richardson in Mayor’s Race.” Keaton won by a vote of 557 to 385. A. B. Sisco announced that commencement week activities would begin with a baccalaureate sermon delivered on...

 

Tyrades! Are You Still Procrastinating About Income Tax?

Misery loves company, but it’s cold comfort that many of you – like me -- still haven’t filed your 2020 income tax returns. (And I’m aware others of you had already pre-spent your refund SIX...

 
 By Sen. Joey Hensley    News    May 13, 2021

Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

The Tennessee General Assembly adjourned the 2021 legislative session on May 5 after acting on major bills to increase scholarship opportunities for students and help turn around struggling schools....

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    May 13, 2021

District 71 Capitol Hill Update

House Republicans pass historic criminal justice reform The Tennessee House of Representatives approved two major criminal justice reform bills this past week in Nashville. Both are proposals from...

 

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