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Lewis County students win big with Ayers Foundation

The Ayers Foundation announced that Lewis County has been selected to participate in the nationally-acclaimed The Ayers Foundation College Access and Completion Program. Leveraging new, recurring state funding through the Governor’s Rural...

 

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Award Three-Star Grants to 54 Tennessee Counties

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that 54 counties will receive ThreeStar grants. In total, TNECD is awarding $2.4 million in funding to Tennessee communities...

 

Los Hermanos Mexican Grill Opened for business

The Correa family has now opened Los Hermanos Mexican Grill on 36 East Main Street, the former location of Rio Colorado. Soon after their grand opening on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, the restaurant was...

 

Child generously donates Birthday Money to Library Expansion Project

Lewis County Public Library and Archives recently received an unexpected donation toward its construction expansion project from Mr. Bennett Warden, age eight, in appreciation for its outstanding...

 

MLEC announces candidates for Board of Directors

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative holds district membership meetings each October to elect members to serve on its Board of Directors. Today, it announced the names of those who filed the necessary paperwork to be considered as a candidate for a...

 

Cool It With Cash winner

Sandy Stacy, right, accepted a check for $100 as week five winner in Cool It With Cash from Lewis County Herald's Callie Dunn. Sponsors for the 2021 Cool It With Cash summer game series include Bank...

 

Bobby Frazier

1954 ~ 2021 (age 66) On the evening of July 27, 2021 Bobby Frazier peacefully passed away after a courageous fight against cancer. He was born in Hohenwald on November 9, 1954 to the late Guy Boyd and...

 

Deborah Keltner

February 16, 1950 ~ July 27, 2021 On July 27, 2021, the world lost one of the most kind, caring and loving women who ever lived, Mrs. Deborah Ann Hines Keltner, at 71 years. She passed away...

 

Bohdi Horner

A little angel was called home to our Lord on July 30, 2021. Bohdi Moon Horner, son of Steve and Laura Whitehead Horner, was born sleeping at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. Bohdi is survived by his siblings, Darrian, Zowie, Derby,...

 

William Keith Hanvey

January 5, 1964 ~ July 31, 2021 William Keith Hanvey, age 57, of Loretto, TN passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021. He was a native of Florence, AL, and a retired mechanic. He was preceded in death by...

 

Local residents receive degrees from UT Martin

Several Lewis County residents were among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during spring commencement ceremonies held May 7 and May 8, 2021. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UT Martin hosted four...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    August 5, 2021

Kitty Thomas makes the community brighter

Lewis County and the city of Hohenwald have attracted many visitors over the years and captured their hearts, even convincing some to stay. After speaking with some of those visitors who later moved...

 

Spring Hill Fire Department pinning ceremony

The Spring Hill Fire Department held a pinning ceremony for their firefighters on July 21, 2021. Those from Lewis County were: Josh Burns, promoted from firefighter to engineer (drives a pump truck);...

 

Feichtinger sworn in

Caleb Feichtinger was sworn in as the second district Commissioner on Monday afternoon at the Lewis County Courthouse. Feichtinger was accompanied by his wife Kelby, and his two sons Calyx and Clayt...

 

Maury Regional EMS offers in-home courtesy care program

Maury Regional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recently introduced a new program designed to help patients better manage their health conditions at home. According to EMS Director Brian Hupp, the new Courtesy Care Call program provides a free...

 

Buffalo River Rampage Returns August 7 at Resort

The Buffalo River Rampage will be back on Saturday, August 7, 2021—after missing a year due to COVID-19—at Buffalo River Resort on the banks of the county’s scenic stream. The event, which features multiple competitions and over $2,000 in cash...

 

Christmas in July

by Shelly Ray, Lewis County Extension Director As many of you know, we created a Christmas Savings Challenge back when the year 2021 began. Many joined this challenge, some even added to it, and now have either half or all of their money saved and...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is another quiet morning here in our little valley, not many sounds and not even any squirrels in the yard, but the apples on the apple tree are all gone. The squirrels sure were busy when there was a lot of apples on the tree. The cats are...

 
 By Callie Dunn    Calendar    August 5, 2021

Celebrating...

Birthdays Paulette Rone, August 5 Karen Pipkins Carroll, August 5 Lisa Ammons Chambers, August 5 Donnie Breece, August 5 Candace Finerty, August 5 Clyde F. Baggett Jr., August 5 Timothy N. Tanner III, August 5 Hunter McMath, August 5 Miles Adcox,...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    August 5, 2021

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

This past week has been a continuation of temperatures in the nineties and eighties alomos every day, but this week seems that we might have some lower temperatures and even nights in the sixties which would be really nice. Last Friday we had a...

 

Class of 1968 reunion to be held

The Lewis County High School Class of 1968 have planned a class reunion for Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Lomax Church of Christ Annex Building from 4 until 8 p.m. For more information, contact Leda Moore or Kathy Brasfield....

 

Gold Medal Gymnast Aly Raisman announced as guest speaker at Button Ball 2021

Davis House Child Advocacy Center is pleased to announce world champion gymnast Aly Raisman will be the special guest speaker at its annual Button Ball gala to be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    August 5, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

August 02, 1951 Douglas D. Humphreys was appointed U.S. Commissioner for Lewis, Lawrence, and Wayne Counties to have jurisdiction in all minor violations of Federal statues in the three counties. It was reported that a statewide change in the...

 

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

Re-employment protections to Tennessee National Guard – Legislation protecting civilian reemployment rights for Tennessee National Guard members upon completion of service in a State Active Duty was...

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    August 5, 2021

Representative David Byrd District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Victim Advocates / Confidentiality – Public Chapter 590 protects confidentiality of victim advocate. It ensures communication between a victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse and a trained...

 

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