Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Articles from the August 18, 2022 edition

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Former Hohenwald Police Officer charged with tampering with evidence

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation gave a press release that stated last month, at the request of 21st Judicial District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI agents began investigating an allegation...

 

South Central Area Fair's First Annual Ag Day!

The South Central Area Fair's activities begin this weekend! This year's fair will begin with a first Annual Agriculture Day on Saturday, August 20, 2022. The fun will kick off by Smokin' up the City...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    August 18, 2022

Hohenwald restaurant manager wins new car

The general manager of McDonald's in Hohenwald has won a new car from a regional association of the national company that wants to make fast food faster. "I still can't believe I won a brand new...

 

Panthers open season Friday night

The Lewis County High School football team will open their regular season Friday night at home at Bobby W. Sharp Stadium. The Panthers, under the direction of new head coach Derek Rang, will take on...

 

Forever Stamp revealed on World Elephant Day

The U.S. Postal Service celebrated the majestic, playful, and highly intelligent elephant with a first-day-of-issue stamp ceremony at The Elephant Discovery Center in Hohenwald on Friday, August 12....

 

Dennis Davis

Dennis Lee Davis of Clifton was born on June 6, 1958 in Hohenwald, the son of the late John Bradley Davis and Annie Elcia Pope Bates. He was a farmer but had previously worked in the maintenance...

 

James Alton Curtis

January 30, 1938 ~ August 15, 2022 James Alton Curtis, age 84, of Hohenwald, passed away Monday, August 15, 2022, at his residence. He was a native of Lawrence County, a retired truck driver, and of...

 

Billy Coble Cothran

January 21, 1933 - August 14, 2022 Billy Cothran of Salem Road in Hohenwald, passed away on Sunday evening, August 14, at the age of 89. He was born January 21, 1933 in Hohenwald to the late Jess Coth...

 

Beckie Jean Blackburn

November 22, 1962 - August 9, 2022 Beckie Jean Blackburn, age 59, wife of Thomas "Tab" Blackburn, and a resident of Summertown, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at Southern Tennessee Regional...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    August 18, 2022

LCHS Golf

The Lewis County High School Panther golf teams traveled to Clifton to play at Ross Creek Landing Golf Course and the Tennessee River Classic with teams from Adamsville, Bolivar, Hardin County, Hickman County, McNairy Central, Perry County,...

 

Homecoming at Whitehead Cemetery

The Homecoming at Whitehead Cemetery on Topsy Road has been scheduled for Sunday, August 28, 2022. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch, and are welcome to visit any time of day....

 

AAA: TN Gas Prices Fall to Five Month Lows

Tennesseans are now finding the cheapest prices at the pump since early March. Gas prices across the state fell nearly 16 cents, on average, over last week, continuing an eight week trend of falling pump prices. The Tennessee Gas Price average is...

 

Gov. Lee Announces key Governor's Office appointments

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointments of Erin Merrick to succeed Jonathan Skrmetti as Chief Legal Counsel, effective September 1, and Casey Black Sellers to succeed Laine Arnold as Director of Communications, effective September 2....

 

Ooh La La makes donation to Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund

Ooh La La, run by Laura and Jack Brancewicz, have continued to be a strong supporter of the Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund by donating to the non-profit again this year. Jack said he and Laura love...

 

Check presented for Dog Park

Lewis County Government recently received a $25,000 check from the Boyd Foundation to establish a Dog Park in our community. Kayla Baxter, the Community Development Specialist with the South Central...

 

Lewis County Commission Agenda

Lewis County Board of Commissioners Regular Session August 22, 2022 • 6:00 P.M. ITEM #08-01-22 Call to order ITEM #08-02-22 Invocation ITEM #08-03-22 Pledge of Allegiance ITEM #08-04-22 Roll call ITEM #08-05-22 Approval of minutes ITEM #08-06-22...

 

Music that Matters

Local non-profit, Davis House Child Advocacy Center hosted a fundraising event on July 16, 2022, where some local and all beloved performers volunteered their talents for the organization. Our local...

 

Orthopedic surgeons join Maury Regional medical staff

Orthopedic surgeons Christopher M. Loftis, MD, and Carson D. Strickland, MD, have joined the medical staff at Maury Regional Medical Center. They are associated with Mid-Tennessee Bone and Joint...

 

One Day at a Time

Well it is a very quiet and peaceful morning here in our little valley. It is really cool here on the front porch and it is making my cup of coffee taste even better. I think the temperature was 59 degrees this morning, this is the first time it has...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    August 18, 2022

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

We still had some thundershowers and rain early last week but then the temperatures dropped at night and have been in the sixties during the early morning although during the day it still was in the eighties. The rain that we had has been really good...

 

Book donation

Harrison Knox Atkins recently donated a copy of "Stars Over Tennessee: Tennessee County Sheriffs" in memory of Lynn M. Erwin and in honor of his grandfather, Dwayne Kilpatrick. Stars Over Tennessee,...

 

Lewis County Elks help local Veterans

On August 9, 2022 members of the Lewis County Elks Lodge # 2883 prepared and presented Veterans Care Packages to the American Legion during their regular meeting. The packages were delivered to...

 
 By Callie Dunn    News    August 18, 2022

Celebrating...

Birthdays Denise Hooks, August 18 Tanner Logue, August 18 Alice Ammons, August 18 Mike Tatum, August 18 David Ashmore, August 18 Tony Van Dusen, August 18 Bristal Bennett, August 18 Tom Gray, August 18 Bill Edwards, August 18 Lisa Amacher, August 18...

 

Class of 1961 Reunion scheduled

The Lewis County Class of 1961 Reunion has been scheduled for this Saturday, August 20, 2022, for their 61rst Annual Reunion. It will be held at Kimmins Church of Christ Annex from 12:00 noon to 4:00 in the afternoon. Attendees are encouraged to...

 

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