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Pastor Glen and Angela Floyd Honored with Bridge Dedication

Tribute was paid to Pastor Glen and Angela Floyd Friday morning, June 5, with the dedication of a bridge in their honor at the intersection of Glen Floyd Road and Rockhouse Road. Family and friends...

 

LCHS graduation to be held Friday

Circumstances surrounding this year’s high school graduation in Lewis County, as well as other high schools around the country, are much different than anyone ever expected. Although delayed due to the global coronavirus pandemic, LCHS graduation...

 

9th Annual Ticked off at Cancer Ride June 20

It has been a crazy year already. Due to the Covid-19, the ninth annual Ticked Off At Cancer Ride was delayed, but the committee continued to raise money for the Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund. “There are so many in our town that suffer from...

 

City conducts May business

Members of the Hohenwald City Council met in regular session Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the Emergency Operations Center on Oak Street. Absent was Vice Mayor Don Barber. In new business, a resolution...

 

Farr Announces Bid for School Board Seat

Blake Farr has announced he is a candidate for Lewis County School Board, serving the ninth district of Lewis County. In making his announcement, he stated the following: "Fellow Citizens: My name is...

 

COVID Cases in the Region Lewis ranks low on list

Lewis County ranks third from the bottom in the list of COVID-19 cases in the State of Tennessee. According to the state of Tennessee's Novel Coronavirus website on June 8, 2020, Shelby County ranks...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    June 11, 2020

James Carrick

James Benjamin Carrick, age 45 of Waynesboro, passed away on June 4, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia as a result of complications of diabetes. He was born January 31, 1975 in Greer,...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    June 11, 2020

"Sobby" Churchwell

Charles "Sobby" Edward Churchwell passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law in Columbia with his daughter, granddaughter and son-in-law by his side. He was born in...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    June 11, 2020

Hazel Burns

Hazel Barnes Burns, age 90, went to be in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, at Keestone Assisted Living, in Lawrenceburg, on June 7, 2020. Her granddaughter, Monica King Murphy, was...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    June 11, 2020

Glenda Whitehead

Glenda Sue (Carroll) Whitehead, age 76, passed away peacefully at her Hohenwald home surrounded by family on the evening of June 4, 2020. She was born in Lewis County to the late John Alf and Eula...

 

Earlene Russell

Tommie Earlene (Treadwell) Sharp Russell, age 97 of Hohenwald, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at AHC Lewis County. She was born on June 1, 1923 in Perry County to the late Wesley Albert Treadwell...

 

Roy Shannon

Roy Hanes Shannon, of the Brushy Community of Hickman County, was born March 7, 1938, and died May 27, 2020, at the age of 82 years. A native of the Maury County community of Cathey's Creek, Roy was t...

 

Ag Slatery works to expose illegal robocallers

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with the State Attorneys General Robocall Working Group, is encouraging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to facilitate continued collaboration among state attorneys general and telecom...

 

Memorial service for Bud Seiber

A memorial service for Springer "Bud" Seiber is slated to be held Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 1 a.m. at Piney Baptist Church. Mr. Seiber passed away May 24, 2020 at his home. He was 83 years of...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    June 11, 2020

Softball Tourney Brings Large Crowds

Lewis County Memorial Park played host to AYSA Fastpitch Softball on Saturday, June 6th, with games beginning at 8:00 Saturday morning. The June Jam brought 15 teams from Tennessee, Alabama,...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    June 11, 2020

AYSA June Challenge comes to Memorial Park

One week after a successful tournament during the June Jam on Saturday, June 6th at Memorial Park, AYSA Tournament Director Jason Baskins will bring 3 divisions of the AYSA June Challenge to Lewis County on Saturday, June 13th. The June Challenge...

 

Gov. Lee Announces Tennessee Business Relief Program

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton, and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced a new relief program for Tennessee businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tennessee Business...

 
 By Staff    News    June 11, 2020

Hello World: Liam Grayson Reese

Liam Grayson Reese was welcomed to the world at 10:29 p.m. on May 7, 2020 by happy, new parents Billy and Lauren Reese. Liam is the grandson of Greg and Lisa Amacher, and WAR and Gail Reese. He was...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Aaron Dabbs, June 11 Levette Anderson, June 11 Joe Trull, June 11 Kassie Lonon, June 11 Cullen Reeves, June 11 Themen Reeves, June 11 Paul Ledbetter, June 11 Amanda Dyer, June 11 Ronnie Wix, June 12 Glenda Williams, June 12 Gloria Woods,...

 
 By Shelley Ray    News    June 11, 2020

Electric Multi-Cookers and Canning

A frequent question I hear is “Can I use an electric multi-cooker, such as the Instant Pot, for canning?” Well, the answer is simple. No. Why? Below are some of the reasons: Pressure does not kill harmful microorganisms, temperature does. Even...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    June 11, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

It was a wonderful week for farmers who were working in hay. May could have been a little cooler, but it was dry and that is what it takes to get hay cut and ready to put in the barn or storage area. There were many who were doing just that. I know...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Chocolate Black Bean Brownie Bites

When I was young, my Grandmother made a recipe called pinto bean cake. All I remember is that I couldn't taste the pinto beans, but the cake was delicious. As I strive to provide more delicious...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

June 16, 1960 Mayor W. C. Keaton announced that the nine-month trial on parking meters within the business district of Hohenwald ended last week. The meters would remain covered and not in use until an election could be held to determine whether the...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

State Senators return to Capitol Hill to wind up 2020 sessionWeek is highlighted by Governor Lee’s new proposal to balance budget Tennessee lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill on June 1st amid a...

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    June 11, 2020

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Tennessee Business Relief Program Members of the Stimulus Accountability Group joined with Gov. Lee at Arnold’s Country Kitchen in Nashville on Tuesday to announce a program designed to support all...

 

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