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South Central Area Fair kicks off Saturday

South Central Area Fair is scheduled to kick off Saturday, August 28 with Family Night, sponsored by Adair Funeral & Cremation Services. Gates will open at 1:00 p.m. The event will feature bounce...

 

Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund honors David Barnes

Members of the Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund gathered together on Thursday, August 19, 2021, to honor one of their founding members, the late David Barnes who passed away while battling cancer....

 

Lewis County Health Department offers free Covid-19 testing

The Lewis County Health Department has announced that will have free curbside Covid-19 testing by appointment, starting Monday, August 30, 2021. The tests will be administered by appointment only on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 am...

 

Senator Hensley addressed Commissioners

Senator Joey Hensley addressed the commission during the alloted time for public input, offering a different solution for lowering the amount of commissioners. All Commissioners were present except for Commissioners Ronnie Brewer and T.J. Hinson....

 

Christy Graves

April 24, 1970 ~ August 17, 2021 Christy Hinson Graves passed from this world to her heavenly home on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at the age of 51. Diagnosed with ALS in June, Christy fought hard but...

 

Larry Duncan

Larry Dale Duncan, of Hohenwald, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at Waynesboro Health and Rehab at the age of 72. Larry was born on May 12, 1949, to Tom Allen Duncan and Betty Jo...

 

Peggy Qualls Warren

May 30, 1939 ~ August 20, 2021 Peggy Ruth Qualls Warren, 82, of Linden passed away Friday, August 20, 2021. She was born in Perry County to the late Lonzo Qualls and Zelpha Genevieve Duncan Qualls....

 

Joyce Ann (Keeton) Hill

April 21, 1950 ~ August 20, 2021 Joyce Ann Keeton Hill, 71, of Hohenwald passed away on August 20, 2021 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Hill was born in Wayne County on April 21, 1950 to the...

 

Verna Ruth Brown

November 11, 1944 ~ August 13, 2021 On August 13, 2021, Verna Ruth Brown unexpectedly passed away at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia at the age of 76. She was born in Beaumont, Texas on...

 

Andrew J Gingerich

December 19, 1999 - August 18, 2021 Andrew J Gingerich, 21, of Hohenwald passed unexpectedly from this life on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. Andy was born on December 19, 1999, to Joseph and Lydia...

 

Dexter Hargrave

1947 - 2021 Dexter Hargrave, 73, of Hohenwald passed away at Maury Regional Medical Center on August 17, 2021. Mr. Hargrave was born in Lewis County at the Boyce Clinic to the late Roy Patton and Doris Melvie Grimes Hargrave on October 31, 1947....

 

Beverly Diane Webb

June 5, 1955 - August 22, 2021 Beverly Webb of Columbia, formerly of Hohenwald, passed away on Sunday morning, August 22, 2021 at Maury Regional Medical Center at the age of 66. She was born on June...

 

Jerry Scott

1940 - 2021 On the morning of August 12, 2021, Jerry Lewis Scott passed away at Maury Regional Medical Center at the age of 80. He was born in Hickman County on November 10, 1940 to the late Boyd and...

 

Catastrophic flooding in Tennessee leaves at least 22 dead, dozens missing

By Nicole LoBiondo, AccuWeather meteorologist and Kevin Byrne, AccuWeather staff writer The death toll continued to rise in Middle Tennessee on Sunday as rescue efforts and cleanup operations...

 

New in 2021… Baby Photo Contest

Shelly Ray, UT Extension We are super excited to announce to you a new event here in Lewis County that will be a part of the South Central Area Fair. The UT Extension Office will be hosting its first ever baby photography contest. We know that everyo...

 

4-H Dog Show

The annual 4-H Dog Show is right around the corner. To start off the South Central Area Fair, the Lewis County Extension Office will host the 6th annual Dog Show on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 beginning at 5:30 with an adult show, followed by the youth...

 

Students participate in 4-H State Congress

Two students recently visited the Capitol of Tennessee and participated in the 4-H Congress event on August 15, 2021. Alle Rae Carroll and Mercie Ashmore were selected to attend a highly educational...

 

Fifth bass tournament at Natchez Trace Wilderness Preserve

Natchez Trace Wilderness Preserve held their fifth bass tournament of the year at Chief Creek Lake on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Matt Carroll and Miles Staggs, of Lewis County, won their fourth...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    August 26, 2021

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

This past week and weekend we had lots of thunderstorms with heavy rain and the creeks get up but we were lucky that we did not have the flooding that occurred in some areas. Heavy flooding occurred with some areas reporting 12 to 15 inches of rain...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is a stormy morning here in our little valley. It is thundering and raining, but it is storming a lot worse to the north of us. I am enjoying the front porch swing. The cats have all gone to their safe places. I fed them earlier this morning...

 

Celebrating...

Birthdays Kevin Hinson, August 26 Agnes Holden, August 26 Gary Don Pollock, August 26 Carrie Faye Kilpatrick, August 26 April Marie Conner, August 26 Shaina Hamm, August 26 Richie Mayberry, August 26 Sasha Reeves Hinson, August 26 Taylen Baker,...

 

Lewis County Girl Scouts

The Lewis County Girl Scouts are getting started for the new year. If your daughter has registered, she should be hearing from her leader as to when they will meet. Any girls wanting to be in Girls Scouts or any adult wanting to help with a troop,...

 

United Daughters of the Confederacy met

Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy met on Thursday, August 12 with 12 members present. Business of the chapter and future plans were discussed. It was noted that two Ancestor Supplementals were recently...

 

Jim and Barbara Volner celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Jim and Barbara Volner of Perry County celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 14 at The Antrim in Columbia. Friends and family enjoyed songs of number one singles from 1971....

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    August 26, 2021

Lewis County Middle School Panthers kick off season

The Lewis County Middle School Panthers kicked off their 2021 football season at home on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at A.B. Sisco Athletic Field, hosting the Summertown Eagles. The visitors from...

 

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