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Articles from the May 20, 2021 edition

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Funding Secured: Jail Addition/Renovation Project Scheduled to Break Ground in June

After more than a decade of debating, planning and compromising, construction of the Lewis County Jail Addition/Renovation Project is finally scheduled to start next month, in June of 2021. In...

 

Lewis County Elks Lodge awards scholarship

The Tennessee Elks Association has a proud tradition of encouraging and supporting education. Recognizing the evolving face of the American economy and the changing needs of students, the Tennessee...

 

County receives grant to build Agriculture Pavillion

The Lewis County UT Agricultural Extension office recently announced that Lewis County has been awarded a $75,000 fully-funded State Grant to build an Agriculture Pavillion inside Memorial Park...

 

Elise (Goforth) James

December 14, 1938 ~ May 15, 2021 On the morning of May 15, 2021, Elise Goforth James went to be with her Lord and Savior at the age of 82. She was born in Lewis County on December 14, 1938 to the...

 

Wallace Glenn Johnson

July 14, 1927 - May 3, 2021 Wallace Glenn Johnson of Hohenwald, formerly of Old Hickory, passed away on May 3, 2021, at Alive Hospice in Nashville at the age of 93. He was born July 14, 1927, in...

 

Barry Donald Duncan

December 19, 1957 ~ May 13, 2021 On the morning of May 13, 2021, Barry Donald Duncan unexpectedly passed away at his Hohenwald home at the age of 63. He was born to the late James and Hazel (Chester)...

 

James Franklin Newport

September 23, 1934 ~ May 10, 2021 James Franklin "Jim" Newport, age 86, La Cygne, Kansas passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021. He was born in Carrollton, Missouri on September 23, 1934, the son of...

 

Eddie Lee Myles

December 5, 1951 ~ May 13, 2021 Eddie Lee Myles, 69, of Hephzibah, Georgia unexpectedly passed away in Linden while here for business. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 5, 1951 to the late Willie and Dellia Myles. Mr. Myles was a member...

 

Culp Cemetery Homecoming

The Culp Cemetery Homecoming will be held on Sunday, May 23rd at 2:00 p.m. at Culp Cemetery on Beech Creek Road in Wayne County. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy at 931-306-3533....

 

Napier Cemetery Homecoming

The Napier Cemetery Homecoming will be held Sunday, May 30th at 12:30 p.m. Please plan to attend and bring a dish to share. Anyone not able to attend may send donations to Napier Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 151....

 

Palestine Cemetery Homecoming

Palestine Cemetery Homecoming May 23, 2021 at 2 pm, please make plans to attend. If you cannot attend send you donations to help with the cemetery upkeep to Regions Bank for the Palestine Cemetery Fund....

 

Kittrell Cemetery Decoration Day

Kittrell Cemetery will have a decoration and donation day on May 22, 2021 at the cemetery on Big Swan Creek Road. Anyone unable to attend, may send donations to Nancy Graham, 630 Big Swan Creek Road, Hampshire, TN 38461. Donations will be used to...

 

Wayland State Pilot Governor

The Pilot Club of Hohenwald is proud to announce that one of its members, Lindsey Wayland, seated right, was installed as Governor of the Tennessee District Pilot International at the District...

 

Board of Education updated on new high school; recognize LCMS Top Ten

The Lewis County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 6:03 p.m. at the Lewis County Middle School Auditorium located on Park Avenue South. All members were present,...

 

Lewis County Middle School names Student of the Week

Eighth grader, Shawn Grinder, was awarded student of the week. He was nominated by Mrs. Collison. She said, Shawn has made so much progress academically and she is proud of his growth. He is always...

 

Shelby Green wins state championship

Armuchee High School student, Shelby Green, won the 1A State Championship in the 1600 run on May 13, 2021 at Hugh Mills Stadium in Rome, Georgia. She was also part of a 4x800 relay team who won state...

 

Certificate of Membership

Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy(R) held their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 13th. Business was conducted and historical information shared. It was...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    May 20, 2021

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

It seems that maybe the weather of summer is finally here with temperatures in the eighties and low nineties forecast for this week but not much rain predicted. This will be a welcome thing for many and especially those who can’t wait to get in...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is a beautiful morning here in our little valley. The sunshine is warm and the cats have all eaten and got their baths and are now taking their cat naps. I’m having my coffee and enjoying the warm sunshine. The apples survived the cold...

 

Summer feeding program

The Lewis County Schools Food Service Department will be serving free meals beginning on Monday, May 24, 2021 at the elementary cafeteria and continuing through Friday, July 9, 2021. Parents can drive through and pick-up lunch and breakfast for...

 

Girl Scouts end year, receive awards

The Girls Scouts held their last meeting for this school year at the community building recently. Awards were presented to the girls by Dorothy Warf. Pictured, from left, Raelynn Estep, Drucy Spears, Eva Duncan, Maria Tripp and Kaitlynn...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 17, 1951 The Lewis County Herald reported “Any evidence of haste in the production of this week’s Herald may be charged to the fact that the Publisher was rushed in getting out the issue in order that he might get off to Reel Foot Lake where...

 

Beer Board Meeting

The Hohenwald Beer Board will meet Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. after the council meeting to consider the following applications for a beer permit: Rosalie S. Franks d/b/a The Store 645 East Main Street Hohenwald, TN 38462 Jeremy Hall d/b/a...

 

Tyrades! Ever Have A Near-Death Experience?

My late father once confided his belief in “universal knowledge.” He felt that God gave humans finite, physical brains to prevent them from knowing EVERYTHING. That theme is echoed in the book I’m currently reading: “Forever,” by Bruce...

 
 By Sen. Joey Hensley    News    May 20, 2021

ennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

The first session of the 112th General Assembly ended on May 5th after a very successful year. Criminal Justice reform was one of the main focuses of this year. The 2021 session will be remembered...

 

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