Articles from the August 17, 2023 edition

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 By Amanda Curtis    News    August 17, 2023

Detrimental Conditions

Earlier this year, The Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities responded to several tips, and reports of abuse and "disgusting living conditions" at the local AHC Nursing and Rehabilitation...

 

Lewis County Schools abbreviated day/Labor Day holiday

Friday, September 1, 2023, is an abbreviated day for students at Lewis County Schools. Buses will leave the middle school campus at 10:00 a.m. All schools and central office will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2023, in observance of the Labor Day...

 

A Threat to Take a Life Saves Several

On Monday, August 7, officers with the Hohenwald Police Department responded to a possible suicidal subject in the Ponderosa Drive area. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the mother of a female who...

 

Cool It With Cash WINNER

Mary Whitehead won last week's Cool It With Cash contest. She received a check for $100 off her electric bill from the Lewis County Herald's Hulon Dunn. The sentence was, "The county approved funding...

 

William "Burrell" Brown

We sadly announce the passing of a remarkable man, Mr. William Burrell Brown, affectionately known as Burrell. Burrell was born on October 23, 1937, in Hohenwald, and passed on to eternal rest on Augu...

 

Eleanor (Murdock) O'Guin

Mrs. Eleanor H. O'Guin was born in Sumter, South Carolina. to the late Hugh and Peggy Flippo Murdock on August 4, 1957. Eleanor passed away on April 19, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by...

 

David Medford

David B. Medford, age 80, husband of Susanne Medford, and a resident of Centerville, passed away Saturday evening, July 8, 2023, at his residence. David was born on February 10, 1943, in Memphis, Texa...

 

Catherine Jane Davis

Catherine Jane (Cothran) Davis passed from this earthly life on August 10, 2023, at home with her loving family by her side. She was born on November 16, 1944, in Columbia, to the late Boyd and Estes...

 

Debbie Lynn (Moore) Skelton

Funerals services for Debbie Moore Skelton, 59, were held Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at Central Christian Fellowship, in Hohenwald. Debbie was the daughter of Cecil B. Moore, Sr, and Mary Annette...

 

Dennis James Wilbrett

Dennis James Wilbrett, 69, a man of passion, love, and thoughtfulness, was born on April 16, 1954, in Detroit, Michigan, and passed away peacefully on August 8, 2023, in Hohenwald. He was a beloved...

 

Robert Anthony Reeves

Robert Anthony Reeves, age 71, of Jackson, passed away on August 9, 2023 at AHC Decatur. He was born on March 13, 1952 in Hohenwald, to the late Rev. Dennis Reeves and Lois (Hendrix) Reeves. Mr....

 

Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

The 113th General Assembly has adjourned for 2023, and it was a very successful year. We have taken measures for Tennessee to be a better place to live, work and to raise a family. I will go over some...

 
 By Elissa Tracy    News    August 17, 2023

Cardboard Art: Transforming the Mundane into the Extraordinary

At first glance, cardboard boxes may appear rather mundane and unremarkable. Often seen as utilitarian products primarily used for shipping and storing, these brown corrugated paper pulp creations have, in fact, evolved into a perfect medium for...

 

Bob Patton Author Event at Library and Archives

Robert “Bob” D. Patton will visit the Lewis County Public Library and Archives on August 19 at 1 p.m., to promote his memoir titled Living Positive with Imperfection. Mr. Patton will share his journey from growing up in Riverside and earning his...

 

Lewis County Airport Receives State Operating License

Last week, the Lewis County Airport received its official, unconditional operating license from the State of Tennessee. "This is the first time in many years our Airport has received a license...

 

Panthers open season Friday night at home against Community

Panthers Open Friday Night With Community!...

 

Shooting Hunger

"The 2022 Shooting Hunger events were a tremendous success. Once again, an outstanding agricultural family including Farm Credit Mid-America/Rural 1st and Tennessee Farm Bureau, worked together to...

 

Birth Announcement

Dayton and Alexandria Reynolds would like to announce the birth of their twin boys, Luka Ray and Haze Cole Reynolds. Luka Ray was born at 10:23 a.m. weighing in at four pounds, Haze Cole was born at...

 

One Day at a Time

Well it is a hot and humid morning here in our little valley and it is warm here on the front porch. The cats came up early and ate and then they left for their cool places. There are not many hummingbirds in the yard, I guess it is just too hot....

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    August 17, 2023

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

Another rerun for the weather, we have had temperatures in the upper eighties and low to mid-nineties with heat index over one-hundred some days. We have gotten some much needed rain and it helps the pastures and the late gardens. Those I know of...

 

Celebrating

Birthdays Glenda Stowe, August 10 Philip Griner, August 10 Cody Layne Frazier, August 10 Ashley Lomax Prentice, August 10 Judy Turner, August 10 Jesse James, August 10 David Mathis Sr., August 10 Florine Holloway, August 11 Katie Yancey, August 11...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    August 17, 2023

Glimpses

August 13, 1953 The State Health Department approved the Hohenwald water system. The following items were reported on residents serving in the Armed Forces: Billy Edwards and Doug Poag were enroute...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    August 17, 2023

Community organizers canvassing residents on commitment to fight for public health

Friends of a statewide group are taking the pulse of area residents to diagnose their interest in campaigning for public health, or another cause that might benefit from organizational services. "We...

 

$1000 Classroom Grants

Applications are due August 31, 2023, for Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative’s Adopt-A-School Grant. Teachers can apply for one of three, $1000 grants in their county to help meet classroom needs or supplement a special project. Kindergarten...

 
 By Danny Tyree    News    August 17, 2023

Where do you fall on the coffee spectrum?

I’ll never get over what the COVID-19 pandemic did to the Ollie’s discount chain. Pre-COVID, on my way to the restroom while shopping, I always sought out the coffee pot that announced sentiments...

 

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