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 By Staff    News    July 30, 2020

Hensley wins Cool $100 CASH

JoAnn Hensley, left, accepted a check for $100 as week two winner in Cool It With Cash last week from Managing Editor Becky Jane Newbold. Week three winner is the lucky Faye Holt (lucky as she was a...

 

Election Notice: State Primary and Lewis County General Elections

Notice is hereby given that a State Primary and a Lewis County General Election will be held in all voting precincts in Lewis County, Tennessee on Thursday, August 6, 2020. In accordance with T.C.A. § 2-12-111, the following is a list of all the...

 

Technical College breaks ground for new Health Careers building

TCAT President Kelli Kea-Carroll was joined Monday by local elected officials and staff members at the Tennessee College of Applied Technologies for a ground breaking ceremony at the West Main...

 
 By Glenda Atkinson    News    July 30, 2020

Lewis County loses first to COVID-19 virus

Lewis County suffered the loss of one of its own to COVID-19, when SFC Ret. Floyd C. Tubbs Sr., a veteran of the Tennessee Army National Guard for more than 25 years, took his final tour of duty on...

 

Yes vote hoped for by school supporters

Voters have one week left to weigh in on the fate of a new high school for Lewis County students. A quarter percent sales tax vote on the August 6, 2020 ballot/referendum would add pennies for...

 
 By Glenda Atkinson    News    July 30, 2020

Early voting ends Saturday

Lewis Countians planning to vote early in the State and Federal Primary and County General Election only have until noon Saturday, August 1. Election Day is Thursday, August 6. "We have already seen...

 
 By Glenda Atkinson    News    July 30, 2020

Census numbers vital to the community

The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will begin emailing households in low-responding areas to encourage them to respond to the 2020 Census. Millions of emails will be sent this week and then grow in numbers and continue into September. These...

 

Kenneth Karpel

Kenneth Max Karpel, age 63, a United States Navy retiree, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at his residence. A Masonic service was conducted at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 26 at Oakes & Nicholes Funeral Home...

 

Floyd Tubbs Sr.

On May 2, 1947, Floyd Cecil Tubbs, husband, father, and soldier, was born to Bobby Lee and Azilee Johnson Tubbs in the rural Pope Community of Linden. On July 23rd, 2020, under the Caris Hospice at...

 

Billie Chambers

Billie Jo Chambers passed away at Maury Regional Medical Center on July 15, 2020 of complications from pneumonia. Billie was a full time resident of Hohenwald for the last 12 years. She loved...

 

C.R. Baker

C.R. Baker, of Hohenwald, passed from this life on to his eternal one on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at the age of 88. He was born in Gordonsburg on July 22, 1932 to Chancy R. Baker, Sr. "Cap" and Lucil...

 

"Monk" Gray

James "Monk" Dalton Gray, age 86 of Hohenwald, passed away July 22, 2020 at AHC Lewis County. He was born in Lewis County at the Boyce Clinic on February 6, 1934 to the late Lester and Idell Gray. In addition to his parents, Mr. Gray was preceded in...

 

Shirley Mayberry

Shirley Ann Mayberry, age 79, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 25, 2020, at her home in Columbia. Shirley was born on December 20, 1940, in Hohenwald to William Clifford and...

 
 By Staff    News    July 30, 2020

Local elderly man missing; trail ends on county road

An unsuccessful search for an elderly Lewis County man who has been missing since July 17, 2020, has left local officials puzzled and at a dead end. A 2002 Honda Civic, owned by Dean Elvis Berube,...

 
 By Staff    News    July 30, 2020

Search for second missing man ends in tragedy

Lewis County Sheriff reported his department responded to a call from the wife of a missing man in the Haist Road area on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Barry Jerome Zaremsky, 76, had been observed by...

 

Drowning at NACO

Local emergency crews were called to the Natchez Trace Wilderness Preserve, aka NACO, Sunday when a man drowned while swimming in the lake at the campground. Lewis County Medical Examiner Dr. Joey Hensley reported Clarence Spurgeon, 74 of Pulaski,...

 

Fight at campground sends one by air ambulance

Lewis County Sheriff's Deputies took Dylan Pugh into custody July 26, 2020 on charges of aggravated assault after a fight erupted at the Natchez Trace Wilderness Preserve, Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick reported. Pugh, of Baptist Branch Road, Mount...

 

Why it's important to keep child immunizations current

To say the least, this year has been filled with uncertainty for everyone. For parents, the COVID-19 pandemic has created extra concerns. From educating children about appropriate hand hygiene and social distancing to making decisions about school, t...

 

The Sales Tax Holiday in Tennessee will be more important than ever to our local economy

The last weekend in July will begin the 15th annual Sales Tax Holiday in Tennessee, though it will look a little different this year. In June, the General Assembly approved an extension of the 2020...

 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for July 1-20, 2020. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Zacarias Vicente-Ramos, Belmont Drive, Rome, Georgia, charged July 1 with...

 

Angela Milan

Angela Shofner Alexander Milan passed away at home at 7:26 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was 69 years old. She had sudden onset seizures on May 14, 2020, and...

 

Julia Carvey

Julia Hensley Carvey, age 68 of Hohenwald, formerly of Linden, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center. She was born in Hohenwald to the late Robert Hensley and Pauline...

 

Head Start accepting applications

Lewis County Head Start officials announced they are still taking applications for any children who will be age three by August 15th. Head Start will offer classroom-based and virtual learning opportunities for the 2020-21 school year. For more...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    July 30, 2020

LCMS, LCHS Golf Teams Ready for Season

The 2020 editions of the Lewis County Middle School and Lewis County High School Golf Teams are set to begin play with the school year nearing. The LCHS Golf team’s first match is scheduled for August 3rd, the LCMS golf team first plays on August 1...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    July 30, 2020

Volleyball Teams set for Action

The Lewis County Middle School and Lewis County High School volleyball teams are preparing for the upcoming season that is set to begin with the start of the 2020-21 school year. The LCHS Volleyball team’s first match is August 18th, the LCMS team...

 

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