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Articles from the September 10, 2020 edition

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Human trafficking awareness

In the United States alone, a child is bought or sold for sex every two minutes on average. For the next three weeks, there will be a series about human trafficking. The hashtag #SaveOurChildren has...

 

MLConnect Broadband Growing

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative is preparing to start Phase 3 of its project to make broadband internet an option for all its members. This phase has 29 sections (design areas) and includes the rural parts of Lewis and Perry counties....

 

City officially appoints new members to Board of Zoning Appeals and approves beer permit

The City Council officially replaced former Board of Zoning Appeals members Larry McCutcheon, Jerry Risner, June Defoe and Barbara Hinson during a City Council Meeting that occurred on September 1 at City Hall. “We’ve discussed this before and...

 
 By Staff    Calendar    September 10, 2020

Fundraiser set for Jobbitt

A fundraiser event for Robin Jobbitt is slated to take place Friday, September 11, 2020 at 6 p.m. in the Community Building at Lewis County Memorial Park. Robin and her husband, Doug, owned and...

 

Artie Collins

July 11, 1927 - September 3, 2020 Artie Odell Collins, age 93, of Florence, Alabama and former resident of Hohenwald, died September 3, 2020 at North Alabama Medical Center. Services were conducted...

 

James Wilson

James Horace Wilson, age 87 of Murfreesboro, died Thursday, September 3, 2020. He was a native of Nashville and was the son of the late Clinton and Clara Mae Jackson Wilson. Mr. Wilson was a member...

 

Frank Hinson

May 12, 1939 - September 1, 2020 Frank Hinson, age 81 of Union City, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City. Funeral service was conducted at 1:00 p.m....

 

Grant supports Research on Abnormal Brain Aging

With the aid of an $18.2 million, five-year grant renewal from the National Institute on Aging, the Vanderbilt Memory and Aging Project (VMAP) will advance interdisciplinary research into abnormal brain aging and cognitive decline in older adults,...

 

Opal Warren

February 21, 1947 - September 3, 2020 Opal Davis Warren, of Hohenwald, was born February 21, 1947, to the late Hobert and Tennie Mae Cox Davis and died September 3, 2020, at the age of 73 years. In...

 

Peoples Bank President Gobbell Recognized by TBR

Most recently, the Tennessee Board of Regents recognized the philanthropic achievements of Mr. Autry Gobbell with the Chancellor's Award of Excellence in Philanthropy. The Tennessee College of...

 
 By Staff    News    September 10, 2020

Lewis County Constables

Jonathon Pitts was not included in last week's First Responder Edition. The Lewis County Herald apologizes for this mistake. Your efforts and sacrifice in support of our community is greatly...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Healthier Nutter Butter Cookies Dunked in Chocolate

Nothing says a perfect marriage like peanut butter and chocolate. As I get older, I'm constantly working on ways to make my childhood favorites healthier so I can continue to enjoy them guilt-free....

 

Brownies bridge to Juniors

Brownie Troop 3033 members bridged to Junior Troop 2114 on August 31, 2020 at the Brownie Leader's home. Pictured, front left, are Karman Rice, Jerzye Hinson and Layla Pitts; back, Melissa Gomez,...

 

National Banana Pudding Festival

The National Banana Pudding Festival, a 10-year tradition held each October in Centerville, is going to be different this year. The Festival board have determined that there is not a safe way to...

 

Hunter Education Certification

No TWRA Hunter Education Classroom Training will be held this fall in Lewis County due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. With this in mind, there are alternatives available for those who need certification. Options available are: 1. Purchase an Apprentice...

 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

The past few days have been cooler, especially at night, and the humidity has been lower which makes it feels not as hot even though it has been in the eighties during the days. I have not had as many hummingbirds. I wonder if they have already left...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Amy Collier, September 10 Heather Cortellesi, September 10 Nathan Spiess, September 10 Natalie Spiess, September 10 Randy Stevens, September 10 Debbie Devore, September 10 Frank Wills, September 10 Melissa Keller, September 10 Susan Holt,...

 

Maury Regional Health Care Foundation receives grant for COVID-19

The United Way of Greater Nashville recently awarded the Maury Regional Health Care Foundation a $10,000 grant from the organization’s COVID-19 Response Fund to provide assistance and support for those impacted by COVID-19. The Maury Regional...

 

Centerstone offers COVID-19 Relief through Tennessee Recovery Project

Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care based in Nashville, is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) to provide COVID-19 relief in 21 counties across the state. Known as the...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

September 8, 1960 The LCHS Panthers won the first game of the season with a 13 to 12 defeat over McEwen. Winners of county dress revue held in connection with the Lewis County Fair were Myra Churchwell, 4-H cotton school dress junior division; Donna...

 

Lyles Veteran receives New Roof

Phillip Walker, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, received a new roof on Monday, August 17, 2020 from Davis Brothers Roofing, an Owens Corning Platinum Roofing Contractor, as part of the Owens Corning...

 

Tyrades! Inspirational Quotations: Are You for Them or Against Them?

One of the highlights of my 93-year-old mother’s week is when she receives an inspirational essay from a church lady (hi, Regina!) who maintains a mailing list for Special People. Yes, the world is flooded with anxieties, conflicts and doubts....

 

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

New law encourages alternative pain treatments to opioids – Legislation encouraging the use of more alternative pain treatments rather than opioids was approved during the 2020 session. Public...

 

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