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Articles from the May 28, 2020 edition

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 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 28, 2020

Fourteen Flags

Memorial Day is a holiday used by many to spend the long weekend grilling out, riding boats on the river, or simply spending time with family and friends. But for veterans, their families and most...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 28, 2020

Memorial Day Parade 2020; We Will Remember

Veterans embrace following a Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony at Lewis County Courthouse, Monday, May 25, 2020. Members of the Fred E. Lomax American Legion Post #127 hosted the event which welcomed...

 

Paula Dyer seeks 8th District School Board Seat

Paula Dyer has announced she is a candidate for Lewis County School Board, serving the eighth district of Lewis County. She states: To the Citizens of Lewis County “My name is Paula Dyer, and I am excited to announce that I am running for the Lewis...

 

Kaye Wise announces bid for County Commission

Kaye Dudley Wise is announcing her candidacy for the fourth district County Commission seat. She stated: “My name is Kaye Dudley Wise and I am running for Commissioner of the fourth district to fill the vacated seat of Earl Taylor. I am married to...

 

Clarification

Lewis County Commissioner Wendell Kelley brought to our attention this week a misunderstanding from the meeting of the Board of Commissioners on Monday, May 18, 2020. During the meeting, Commissioner Kelley read part of an email from Mayor Jonah...

 

Annie Ruth Scott

Annie Ruth Brown Scott was born June 27, 1943 in Wayne County, the daughter of the late Walter and Flora Johns Brown. She was united in marriage to Tobe Junior Scott on December 26, 1960. Mr. Scott...

 

"Bud" Seiber

On the morning of May 24, 2020, Springer Lee "Bud" Seiber passed away in his Hohenwald home at the age of 83. He was born in Lewis County on March 22, 1937 to the late Levi and Bobbie (McClain)...

 

Thomas Tharp

Thomas Lester (Junior) Tharp, age 77, of Parsons, died at his home surrounded by family. He was born October 12, 1942 in Mt. Pleasant, to the late Thomas L. and Mamie Othell (Shanes) Tharp Sr. Along...

 

Car Accident: Jeremy Cotham

Jeremy Cotham of Hohenwald left home to go help a friend in Clifton with a flat tire, but crawled out of his wrecked vehicle on his way home around 5 a.m. Saturday morning, May 16, with only minor inj...

 

Hinestown Homecoming Cancelled

Due to Covid-19, homecoming at Hinestown Gospel Mission has been canceled for the first Sunday, June 7, 2020. Decoration will be as usual....

 

O'Guin Cemetery Clean-up cancelled

Since those interested in the O’Guin Cemetery were not able to meet for the usual clean-up day Memorial Day weekend, the overseers are asking all families with loved ones buried there to send donations for the upkeep of the cemetery to: O’Guin...

 

Meriwether Lewis Campground remains closed

The Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center and Restroom at milepost 266, near Tupelo, Mississippi is now open. The National Park Service (NPS) is using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis. Visitors will be able to speak to a...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts

There is no end to the flavor combinations you can achieve with this dish. Very simple and hearty, stuffed chicken can morph into whatever you feel like for dinner. Like spicy? Stuff with jalapeños a...

 

Pilot Pick Me Ups

Ashley Heath and Mable Anne, center, visit with Eva Dudley, assisted by Jessica Whitehead, CNA, Tuesday morning at AHC Lewis County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and a game of Patty Cake ensues....

 

Your Community Needs You

Have you been looking for a way to really help people in your community? The opportunity may just be waiting for you. The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)/Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is a statewide program that provides free and...

 

Pilots Honor Hometown Heroes

Definitely the heart of a Pilot. Members of the Pilot Club of Hohenwald prepared and served over 70 sack lunches to employees of AHC Lewis County Nursing and Rehab honoring them for the many hours of...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    May 28, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

It is beginning to be more like summer have been. Temperatures in the upper seventies and eighties in the day and staying in the sixties at night. Of course, this brings many of the young and young-at-heart to the creeks for a dip, especially after...

 

Davis House Child Advocacy Center Announces Hutchinson as New Leader

Franklin – Davis House Child Advocacy Center is pleased to announce Dr. Brent D. Hutchinson has been named the new Executive Director of the local nonprofit organization. Hutchinson succeeds Marcus...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Misty Rodgers Blade, May 28 Stacey Taylor, May 28 Steven Hopper, May 28 Robert Johnson Jr., May 28 Ruby Cross, May 28 Laura Mathis, May 28 Jon Owen, May 28 Mary A. Hutson, May 28 Johnny Lomax, May 29 Billy J. Seiber, May 29 Cade Entrekin,...

 

Summer Celebration Lawn & Garden Show Postponed

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show has been postponed until October 1, 2020. The annual gardening event, which takes place at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in...

 
 By Crystal Nash    Education    May 28, 2020

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 26, 1960 The Clean Up- Paint Up- Fix Up committee extended the campaign through the month of June. Much progress was reported with vacant lots being cleared, homes being remodeled, and painting throughout the city. The American Red Cross...

 

UT Extension assists with Mask Distribution

Effort Differs from County to County UT Extension has a new calling: to serve as a public health lifeline in many of the state’s rural and suburban communities. UT Extension has volunteered to be a resource to the state in this time of need. With...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    May 28, 2020

Tyrades!

One of the most awkward, self-conscious incidents in my life occurred when I was shopping with a group, and one of my companions blithely continued browsing long after the store doors were locked. I have done assembly-line work, junkyard work and...

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    May 28, 2020

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Memorial Day Speech – 2020 It is always an honor to stand before my constituents and address them about important matters, but even more an honor on a special day as this. For you see, Memorial Day...

 

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