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Articles from the August 11, 2022 edition

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2022 Election Results

The election results came in late last Thursday night showing a divided Lewis County with some contested races being won by as little as seven votes. Election Commissioner Rusty Isbell reported that a total of 1,647 people voted during early voting...

 

Commissioner of Schools visits LCES

Commissioner of Schools Penny Schwinn, fourth from left, recently visited Lewis County Elementary School for a tour. She spoke with teachers, students, board members, the elementary school principal...

 

About Lewis County's Mormon Massacre

Tensions had been brewing for quite some time between the locals and the Mormon missionaries since their arrival in 1878. Mormon elders had passed through the area years prior to settling in Cane...

 

MLEC honors Teacher of the Year

Haley Mitchell was selected as Lewis County's 2022 Teacher of the Year. Mitchell, who teaches second grade at Lewis County Elementary, received a $200 award from Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative...

 

Norma Jean (Clark) Pace

February 24, 1938 ~ August 4, 2022 Norma Jean Pace peacefully passed away at the age of 84 on August 4, 2022, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. Mrs. Pace was born on February 25, 1938, in...

 

Helen Howell

June 5, 1931 - August 3, 2022 Helen Virginia Howell, age 91, resident of Columbia, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at NHC Columbia. Helen was born June 5, 1931, in Clifton, and was the...

 

Nancy Bradburn Hobbs

April 14, 1954 ~ August 1, 2022 Nancy Bradburn Hobbs, age 68, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022, at Meadowbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pulaski. She was a native of...

 

Peggy Ann Reed

April 21, 1963 ~ August 3, 2022 Peggy Ann Reed unexpectedly left this earthly world on August 3, 2022, at the age of 59. Peggy was born in Columbia on April 21, 1963, to the late John and Imogene Fox...

 

Senator Blackburn Statement on FBI's raid of President Trump's home

“Today, (August 8, 2022) the FBI flew agents from Washington, D.C. to advance the bureau’s years-long campaign to take down President Trump. Bill and Hillary Clinton took $28,000 worth of furnishings from the White House, and Obama violated the...

 

Lewis County Government Now Hiring COO

Lewis County Government is currently accepting applications for the position of “Chief Operating Officer”. The duties of the COO are very broad and complex, and includes performing various tasks related to the role of being a finance officer,...

 

MLEC board candidates announced

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative holds district meetings each October to elect members to serve on its Board of Directors. Today, it announced those who filed papers to be considered as a candidate for a 4-year term by the July 15 deadline. ...

 

Fish Fridays

American Market, located on 404 Buffalo Road, invites you to join them for their Fish Fridays! Fish will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. If you have any questions, call 931-796-1611...

 

Election Commission meeting notice

Lewis County Election Commission will meet on Tuesday, August 16 at 4:30 p.m. at the Election Commission Office, 35 Smith Avenue, Hohenwald, TN....

 

Celebrate Meriwether Lewis's Birthday

A celebration of Meriwether Lewis's birthday will be held in conjunction with a talk by a Native American whose great-grandmother lived along the Natchez Trace. The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage...

 

Help the Monarch butterflies!

Want to bring beauty to your yard? Who can not smile at the sight of a monarch or other butterfly? If you noticed, there are fewer and fewer insects and butterflies lately. You can help by planting...

 

Beer Board meeting scheduled

The Lewis County Beer Board will convene on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at the Lewis County Courthouse in the Courtroom at 4:30 p.m. To be reviewed is the application for on-premises consumption filed by George A. Barber of the Lewis County Elks Lodge...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    August 11, 2022

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

We had another week of very hot days and pop-up thundershowers around the area. Sometimes there was no rain and others it was scattered around different areas. We are grateful for any rain we get because we have had a very dry summer. When it rains...

 

One Day at a Time

Well it is another quiet and peaceful morning here in our little valley, a little breeze is blowing and there is a few dark clouds back to the west. Sure would be nice to get a little shower of rain. There is a few birds here in the front yard. I...

 

Perennial Milkweed Adds Beauty to the Garden and Feeds Pollinators

Tennessee is fortunate to have 14 native species of milkweed (Asclepias sp.). Most are easily grown from seed and can do well in landscape plantings. All are excellent plants for feeding our native...

 

Celebrating...

Birthdays Florine Holloway, August 11 Katie Yancey, August 11 Myleigh O’Neill, August 11 Kim Beard, August 12 Patty Edwards, August 12 Donald Turner, August 12 Dexter Tenison Jr., August 12 Cody Nathaniel Flippo, August 12 Stacy Johnston, August...

 

Hope Centers met for softball tournament

Members of Hope Centers from Camden, Dickson, Hohenwald, Rickman, Springfield, Waverly, and Whitehead gathered at Memorial Park on Saturday, August 6, 2022 for a softball tournament. Men enjoyed a...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    August 11, 2022

LCMS & LCHS Golf

The Lewis County Middle School Panther golf team traveled to Summertown for a match at Dixie Oaks Golf Club on Tuesday, August 2nd. In the boys match it was Summertown that came out on top, shooting a team score of 247 as Lewis County came into the...

 

Local educators attend International Convention

Seven members of Alpha Rho Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG), joined women educators from around the globe in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday, July 12 through Saturday,...

 
 By Shelley Ray    News    August 11, 2022

Healthy for Life

The UT Extension office and Lewis Health Center are teaming together to host Healthy for Life classes during the month of September. Classes will be hosted on September 14 & 21, 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Hohenwald Housing Authority. We hope you will...

 

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