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Human trafficking is not just an urban problem

Human trafficking knows no socio-economic, racial or geographic barriers. Often when we think of human trafficking, we think of big cities, urban areas and stories that we have heard or read about...

 

Meeting Notice: Hohenwald Board of Zoning Appeals

The City of Hohenwald Board of Zoning Appeals will meet September 28th at 5:00 at City Hall....

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Lewis County native killed in plane crash

A Lewis County native, Capt. Jessica Naomi Wright, lost her life in a plane crash on September 8, 2020 in McMinnville. Capt. Wright was one of three Tennessee Air National Guardsmen killed in the cras...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Newly elected school board members sworn-in

Judge Mike Hinson swore in the Lewis County School Board members who were newly elected in the August 6, 2020 election before the regular monthly meeting on September 8, 2020. They are: Glenda...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

LCMS Homecoming Attendants and Queen

Lewis County Middle School Homecoming is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17th. The crowning of the Homecoming Court will begin at 5:30 p.m. at A.B. Sisco Field. This year's Homecoming Queen and...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Philbilly Cancer Ride Saturday

The 7th annual Philbilly Cancer Ride kicks off Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Hohenwald Billiards with kickstands up at 11 a.m. Parking lot festivities at the city parking lot on Maple and East Linden from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. will include a 50/50...

 

Jessica Wright

Jessica Naomi Wright, age 37, passed away September 8, 2020. She was a native of Hohenwald and a Murfreesboro resident for the past ten years. Jessica was a Captain in the United States Air Force....

 

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...

 

Gail Hensley

May 2, 1955 ~ September 7, 2020 Shirley Gail Hensley, age 65, went peacefully into the arms of our Lord and Savior Monday, September 7, 2020 at her Hohenwald home. She was born May 2, 1955 in...

 

Robert Kelly

December 16, 1967 - September 8, 2020 Robert Lee Kelly was born on December 16, 1967, in Lobelville, and passed away on September 8, 2020, in Columbia. He was 52 years, 8 months and 24 days old. He was the son of the late Thomas Willie Kelly and...

 

Piney Cemetery Homecoming set for September 20

Homecoming for Piney Cemetery, off Marvin Whitehead Road, will be held Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2 p.m. A rain date is set for the following Sunday. Donations for the cemetery up-keep may be sent to Danny Atkinson, 213 Marvin Whitehead Road,...

 

Celebration of Life for Don Burgdorf

A Celebration of Life for Don Burgdorf is scheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church located on South Park in Hohenwald. Donald Carl Burgdorf, age 84,...

 

Lady Panthers Top Lady Tigers

The LCHS Lady Panther volleyball team hosted the Mt. Pleasant Lady Tigers on Tuesday, September 8th. The Lady Panthers, coming off a convincing win last week against the Hampshire Lady Hawks were again on there game, this time in front of the home...

 

Lady Panthers hammer Lady Hawks

The LCHS Lady Panther volleyball team travelled to Hampshire to take on the Lady Hawks on September 3rd. The Lady Panthers wasted little time in the varsity match taking control or the pace of the match, using point-runs to pull away from the Lady...

 

LCHS Second at LGCC

The LCHS Golf team traveled to Lawrenceburg Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, September 8th for matches with Loretto, Summertown and Cornersville. In girls’ play, Summertown’s Karley Campbell was low-medalist with a 32. Lewis County’s Jayden...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Roll-over on Piney

Law inforcement, emergency and rescue personnel were dispatched at 5:23 a.m. Friday, September 4, to a motor vehicle accident at 830 Piney Creek Road. They found a Toyota Corolla registered to Tamara...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

National POW/MIA Recognition Day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter to honor those who were prisoners of war as well as those who are still missing in...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Mexican Street Corn Off the Cob

Food is a memory maker, and there's nothing more adventurous than trying new food from a different culture. This recipe brings back fond memories of a trip I took with my grad school professor and...

 

Rain/Storm ripped through area

A storm ripped through the local area dumping from five to ten inches of rain in areas of Lewis and surrounding counties. More than 20 people were rescued in neighboring Maury County when just under...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Ginnon Kilpatrick, September 17 Danielle Haygood, September 17 Doil Hinson, September 17 Maryy Sue Hudson, September 17 Joyce McCutcheon, September 17 Terri Bowman, September 17 Michele Rumpel, September 17 Michael Ray Johnston, September...

 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

Friday and the weekend proved to be a wet time for this area. It also caused the creeks to get higher than they have been in several years. Hopefully, everyone was safe. Little Swan Creek was out of its boundaries in several places and along the low...

 

Hunter Education Certification

New Update - Effective 9/9/2020 No TWRA Hunter Education Classroom Training will be held this fall in Lewis County due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. With this is mind there are alternatives available if you need certification. Options available are: 1. P...

 

Funds set in memory of Becky Carroll

A fund in memory of the late Becky Carroll, who was director of the Lewis County Senior Citizens Center at the time of her death, is set up at Peoples Bank. Carroll’s last passion was to raise funds to purchase a new central heating and air unit...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

September 15, 1960 A strike of employees at the Hohenwald Genesco plant caused operations to stop at the factory. A spokesman for the group said the strike was because of the firing of an employee who had 20 years of service at the plant. The group...

 

Tyrades! Who Can Turn the World on With Her Anniversary?

What were you doing the night of Saturday, March 19, 1977? Like 21.2 million other Americans, I was watching the final episode of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” Watching it and making a nerdy audio recording of it for posterity. Sure, I didn’t...

 

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