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Articles from the July 9, 2020 edition

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 By Jason Fite    Sports    July 9, 2020

Local Youth Sure Shot at State Championship

The Lewis County Trap team travelled to Nashville during the week of June 29 thru July 2, 2020 to compete in the 2020 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program's (TNSCTP) State Championship in three...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020

Play Cool It & Win $100 CASH

It is hot outside and that means the AC is probably turned to high. What better time to play Cool It With Cash for a chance to win $100 toward your electric bill. Settle down in the cool air, turn to...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020

County did approve a 9 member commission

In an email dated June 18, Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner reported to Lewis County Clerk Sandra Clayton that a vote to decrease the number of Lewis County Commissioners from 18 to nine, which was...

 
 By Staff    Education    July 9, 2020

Kindergarten Enrollment documents needed

Documentation for Kindergarten students for the upcoming school year should be turned in soon, Dr. Mike Taylor, Principal of Lewis County Elementary School, reminds parents or guardians of upcoming kindergarten students. “If you registered your...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020

Over 100 jobs to be lost when Bates Rubber in Lobelville closes, moves to Mexico

An article in the July 1, 2020 edition of the Buffalo River Review in Perry County stated Bates Rubber, Inc. in Lobelville will close. Several residents of Lewis County work for the company. The article is, as follows: “We have no comment at this t...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    July 9, 2020

Local softball tournament honors Becky Carroll, benefits Senior Citizens

Lewis County Memorial Park in Hohenwald will be the site of this weekend's inaugural Becky Carroll Memorial Spongeball Softball Tournament. The tournament will be a Co-Ed tournament held in honor of...

 

Holt announces Candidacy for 6th District Board of Education

Jack Holt announces he is seeking the position of school board member for the sixth district. He has been serving on the board since being appointed by the Lewis County Commissioners on September 17,...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 9, 2020

Mickey Walker

Mickey Walker Mickey Wynell Smith Walker, age 88, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2020 in Lawrenceburg. She was born February 8, 1932 in Lawrenceburg to the late Nick and Zenoba Smith. Along with he...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 9, 2020

Guy Nell Brown

Guy Nell (Sisco) Brown of Fairview, TN, died at her home on Friday, July 3, 2020; she was 95 years old. She was retired from Horace Small as a seamstress after more than 30 years. She is preceded in...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 9, 2020

Jane Runions

Elizabeth Jane Curtis Runions, age 71, of Hohenwald, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at her home surrounded by her greatest blessings in life, her family. Jane was the type of person that...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 9, 2020

Sunny Davis Whitt

Sunny Davis Whitt was born on a beautiful November morning in 1985. When Sunny was born she was like a ray of sunshine just like her name. "We learned at an early age she could easily be provoked...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 9, 2020

Roger Pennington

Roger Byron Pennington, age 65 of Hohenwald, passed away unexpectantly at his home on June 30, 2020. He was born February 16, 1955 in Hohenwald to the late Alfred and Maude (Carroll) Pennington. Along...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 9, 2020

Norma Hunter

Norma Rebecca Hunter, age 91, a resident of Columbia, passed away Thursday morning, July 2, 2020 at NHC Columbia. A funeral service was held on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. at The Lighthouse Church...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 9, 2020

"Buddy" England

Harry “Buddy” T. England, 75, resident of Lewisburg, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 1, 2020. Born April 20, 1945 in Edmonton, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Katherine Etheridge. Buddy served in the United States Army. He...

 

Governor's order puts High School Fall Sports on hold

Earlier last week, Governor Bill Lee extended the state’s emergency order to protect against the coronavirus through August 29, 2020. One of the provisions of those emergency ordedrs includes no contact sports, and that means soccer and football...

 

Asian Elephant Shirley turns 72 at The Elephant Sanctuary

The Elephant Sanctuary celebrated Asian elephant Shirley's 72nd birthday and 21st year at The Sanctuary on July 6, 2020. At 72 years old, Shirley, defies all odds as one of the oldest elephants in...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Stuffed Mushrooms

This week's recipe comes from a lady who makes the best jams and jellies. I tell her all the time to franchise.... it's that good. Thank you for sharing this recipe with readers, Tiffany "The Jam...

 

Say Howdy to This Plant from the Wild West UT Gardens' July 2020 Plant of the Month

Submitted by Carol Reese, UT Extension Western Region Horticulturist Some plants feature beautiful flowers, others have interesting foliage, and still others are known for their strong architectural...

 

TDH encourages Tennesseans to continue essential health services

Tennessee’s rural county health departments continue providing traditional services and are taking every precaution to keep patients, clients and staff members safe from COVID-19. In addition to routine services, TDH county health departments...

 

New Life Retreat

Things are beginning to go back to normal as businesses begin to reopen, and people start going back to normal life. Have you been in self-isolation with a loved one who struggles with substance abuse? If your answer is yes, you need to stay aware...

 

Counting People Experiencing Homelessness

As part of the Group Quarters Operation, Census Bureau workers will also count people experiencing homelessness between September 22 and September 24. During a process called Service-Based Enumeration, specially trained census takers visit shelters,...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    July 9, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

We are into the last half of the year 2020 and praying that the last half will be better than the first half has been for our nation and world. May the problems which have beset us be less and not as consuming as those of the first half. May God...

 

Hunger Relief for Tennessee Families Amid Pandemic

Families faced with food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic are finding relief from food banks, retailers and producers, and there are more donations on the way. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) recently joined representatives from...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020

OohLaLa donations comes up trumps again!

"Angels Among Us" goes the song. This is certainly the case with Jack and Laura Brancewick, owners of the New Orleans Shaved Ice Company, OohLaLa, who are often seen at major events throughout the...

 
 By Staff    Education    July 9, 2020

Gordon graduates General Assembly Academy

Sydney Gordon, daughter of Jeremy and Selena Gordon, graduated from General Assembly Academy on May 29, 2020. Sydney participated in Tammy's School of Dance for four years and works at AHC Lewis...

 

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