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Articles from the August 27, 2020 edition

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Voters should register now to vote in November Election

Voters are encouraged to prepare now to vote in the presidential election on November 3, 2020. Voter registration must be up-to-date and voters are encouraged to make decisions about whether they will...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

South Central Area Fair kicks off Sunday

South Central Area Fair is scheduled to kick off Sunday, August 30, 2020 with the Fairest of the Fair Beauty Pageant for ages 0-21 competing for trophies, crowns, a sash and cash money. The pageant begins at 1 p.m. at the Lewis County Middle School...

 

Local Broadband Company Awarded $605K for Expansion

Chief Operating Officer Hayden Rawdon announced this week JTM Broadband has been awarded $605,283.20 by the State of Tennessee in Tennessee Emergency Broadband Funds. Part of the CARES Act, the funds...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Lewis County donates anti-litter books to libraries

The Tennessee Department of Transportation provides a Litter Grant to county governments across Tennessee each year. While Lewis County uses the majority of its funds to hire a Litter Control...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Newbold announces a return to the classroom

Managing Editor Becky Jane Newbold has accepted a position with the Lewis County School system as a full time substitute teacher and will be leaving her post at her family's newspaper beginning next...

 

George Cantrell

George "Ronnie" Cantrell, age 83, of Goodlettsville, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Lillian Cantrell; and sons Ray and Bart Cantrell....

 

Goldie Scott Harder

July 06, 1935 - August 23, 2020 Goldie Scott Harder, 85, resident of Hohenwald, died Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Life Care Center of Columbia. She was a member of Pineview Church of Christ. A private g...

 

Henrietta Rochelle

December 20, 1953 - August 21, 2020 Henrietta Jewell Rochelle was born in Hohenwald on December 20, 1953 to the late Clara Rodgers and John Everett O'Guin. She passed away on August 21, 2020 at the...

 

Hattie Lowe

February 1, 1941 - August 18, 2020 Saturday, February 1, 1941, was punctuated by a very blessed event for our family. Our precious Hattie Elizabeth Lowe (also affectionately known as 'Punkin' to her...

 

Don Hildenbrandt

July 13, 1937 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 83) Don Hildenbrandt, age 83, of Lawrenceburg passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Keestone Senior Community in Lawrenceburg. He was a native of Linden,...

 

W.C. Lovell

April 19, 1940-August 24, 2020 W. C. Lovell, age 80 of Hohenwald, passed away August 24, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center. He was born April 19, 1940 in Westpoint to the late William Baylis and...

 

A report of actions taken by Lewis County's Board of Commissioners

Residents in protest of a music festival on Walker Road comprised the bulk of comments during Citizen Input when the Lewis County Board of Commissioners convened August 17, 2020 at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Oak Street. All members...

 

MLConnect Broadband Growing

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative plans to start Phase 3 of a project to make broadband an option for all members. This phase has 29 design areas and includes the rural parts of Lewis and Perry counties. Construction is set to begin in December 2...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Pilots continue honoring Hometown Heroes

Members of the Pilot Club of Hohenwald treated the City of Hohenwald maintenance and sanitation workers to homemade cookies on Thursday, August 20, 2020 to show their appreciation for the hard work...

 
 By Staff    Education    August 27, 2020

Elementary PE students can now play Cornhole

Marty Murphy and Julie Higgins donated Cornhole game boards for Krista Hinson's physical education classes at Lewis County Elementary School. Pictured are, left, Marty Murphy, Krista Hinson,...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Baker Deb's Cold-Brewed Mocha Latte

I spend a lot of time with my friend, Deb, in the kitchen. This usually generates conversations about recipes, brands of food, and cost-of-items at the store, versus cost-to-make at home. Deb makes a...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Miss Gandy, Mr. Moon exchange vows in outside wedding

Cody Moon and Abigail Gandy exchanged vows in a beautiful outside wedding on August 5, 2020 at five o'clock in the afternoon on the gazebo at NACO. The bride was attired in a beautiful white wedding...

 
 By Staff    News    August 27, 2020

Pilots continue showing appreciation during COVID-19

Members of the Pilot Club of Hohenwald visited the Lewis County Highway Department on Thursday, August 13, 2020 and delivered cookies. Club members have chosen this way to show their appreciation to...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    August 27, 2020

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

We have had several good showers in the county that were really needed in many parts. It is the time of year when it really gets dry if there is not rain for the hot, dry wind dries the ground fast. The cooler nights, which stretch into the early...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Stacy Woods, August 27 Hulon O. Dunn III, August 27 Diane Aaron, August 27 Jeff Gandy, August 27 Jeremy Choate, August 27 Kim Staggs, August 27 Donnie Paul Barber, August 27 Gladys Addie Nash, August 27 Crystal Lee Nash, August 27 Rich...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

August 18, 1960 State and County officers and Federal and State ATU agents destroyed a six-barrel copper still in the Buffalo River near the Napier section of the county. No arrests were made; however, a two-wheel trailer was confiscated. The Lewis...

 

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

HEALTH Budget – The 2020-2021 budget increased funding for health care, with highlights including: • An additional $9.2 million in non-recurring funds for the adult health care safety net and $3...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    August 27, 2020

LCMS Volleyballers contend with brutal first week of play

The Lewis County Middle School Lady Panther volleyball team traveled to Loretto for their season opener against South Lawrence Middle School. The Lady Panther varsity team trailed the entire first...

 

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