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Articles from the July 16, 2020 edition

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 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 16, 2020

Schools announce reopening plans with COVID guidelines

By Katelin Carroll, Staff Reporter Lewis County School officials have spent their summer break planning for scenarios for a reopening of schools. A plan was submitted by school officials this week. Wh...

 

Sheriff seeks citizen assistance in search for man

Wanted Lewis County Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick and his department are seeking the public's assistance in finding Michael Anthony Fuller, age 27. Fuller has been spotted in Lewis County and is wanted...

 

Hohenwald Utilities Wins Best Tasting Water Contest

Hohenwald Utilities recently won the Region 7 Best Tasting Water Contest sponsored by the Tennessee Association of Utility Districts (TAUD). The competition took place at David Crockett State Park on...

 

Travis Hinson seeks re-election

Travis Hinson announced he is seeking re-election as the Lewis County Assessor of Property. He states: "Hello Everyone, My name is Travis R. Hinson. As you may have noticed on the signs around the...

 

Kyle Bobo announces for Commissioner

Kyle Bobo has announced he is a candidate for the office of Lewis County Commissioner for the fourth district. He states: "My name is Kyle Bobo and I would like to announce my candidacy for 4th...

 
 By Staff    News    July 16, 2020

France wins $100 in Cool It With Cash

Cheri France was declared the winner of week one in Cool It With Cash when her correct answer was randomly chosen this week at the office of the Lewis County Herald. The answer to week one’s puzzle was “Prescriptions are filled quickly by...

 
 By Glenda Atkinson    News    July 16, 2020

Tennesseans encouraged to vote early beginning July 17

By Glenda Atkinson, Staff Reporter Early voting for the Tennessee State and Federal Primary and County General Election begins Friday, July 17, and runs Monday to Saturday until Saturday, August 1....

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 16, 2020

Nettie Hinson

Nettie (Holt) Hinson, age 78, peacefully went to be with our Lord and Savior on July 9, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Mt. Pleasant on August 24, 1941 to the late Pete and...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 16, 2020

Bettye Ammons

Bettye Jane (Brown) Ammons of Hohenwald, passed from this life to her eternal home on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at the age of 92. Born on October 3, 1927 to James and Ida Brown, Bettye lived a long and...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 16, 2020

Gwen Shaw

Gwendolyn Loye Shaw, age 76 of Hohenwald, passed away peacefully at her husband's side on Monday, July 6, 2020 at AHC Lewis County. She was born on December 11, 1943 to the late Loyd G. Odom and...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 16, 2020

Rex Frazier

Rex Frazier of Cumberland City, formerly of Hohenwald, was born December 31, 1921 in Hohenwald, the son of the late John and Sally Dugger Frazier. He was united in marriage to Annie Gertude Whitehead...

 
 By Staff    Obituaries    July 16, 2020

Mildred Hutson

Mildred Ramey Hutson, age 93 of Linden, passed away July 2, 2020, at Decatur County Healthcare. Mrs. Hutson was born August 29, 1926 in Linden to the late John Nelson Ramey and Gladys Agnes Whitwell Ramey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded...

 

Cody Lee Johnson named to Sewanee Dean's List

Cody Lee Johnson of Centerville, has been named to the Dean's List at the University of the South for the Spring 2020 term. To earn a place on Sewanee's Dean's List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale. Cody Lee...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Is it the intention of Lewis County's local government officials to bankrupt and dispose of small businesses? Whatever happened to economic development? There are no signs of any major businesses moving in, so why are we small businesses...

 

New study examines coronavirus transmission within households

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators are leading a new study that examines the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, within households in Tennessee. The study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Peanut Butter Cake

This recipe comes to us from Mrs. Elaine Bell, Lewis County Schools Cafeteria Manager for many years. She says, "I really don't know where this cake recipe came from. We made it at the school and it...

 

Theodore Roosevelt Program held at Library

Author DeeGee Lester, retired director of education for the Parthenon in Nashville, visited the Lewis County Public Library on July 10, 2020 as part of the library's "Imagine Your Story: Happily Ever...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    July 16, 2020

Becky Carroll Tourney

Local and area Co-Ed softball teams met at Lewis County Memorial Park on Saturday, July 11, 2020 competing for a cause in the 1st Annual Becky Carroll Spongeball Tournament. The event was put...

 
 By Staff    News    July 16, 2020

Hello World: Everlee Claire Blankenship

Everlee Claire Blankenship was born May 17, 2020 at 10:59 p.m. to Robert and Marsha Blankenship. She weighed eight pounds 12 ounces and was 20.75 inches long. Her grandparents are Larry and Karen...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    July 16, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

Several thunderstorms came through the area over the last week or two and some damage occurred with trees down and power outages in the community. On Sunday morning, there was lots of rain and thunder along with strong winds and trees down causing...

 
 By Staff    News    July 16, 2020

Confederate Gray meeting held

Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy met on Thursday, July 9, 2020 with nine members and two prospective members present. Business of the chapter was conducted and...

 

SHIP assistance for Medicare recipients

Every year thousands of people age onto Medicare or go onto Medicare through Social Security Disability. Many of them have no idea who to contact for help with their Medicare questions. We don’t want you to be one of those people. The State Health...

 

TDHS Extending Food Assistance Deadline

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking steps to ensure parents are able to receive a program designed to help them feed their children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted online for the Pandemic...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Debbie Bates, July 16 Pam Cotham, July 16 Grant Thompson, July 16 Carol Bradley, July 16 Lonnie Matthews, July 17 Brenda Wix, July 17 David McPherson, July 17 Mike Mathis, July 17 Tim Street, July 17 David Wayne Mathis Jr., July 17 J.R....

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 14, 1960 Bids for the construction of the new $3 million plant to be built here for use by the Boston Woven Hose and Rubber Company would be opened at the Court House on August 9. It was also announced that Robert Beaugardus would come to...

 

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