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Articles from the September 24, 2020 edition

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Philbilly Cancer Ride a huge success!

"It was amazing," said Phillip "Philbilly" Andrews, organizer of the annual Philbilly Cancer Ride, "I can't thank the community enough." Nearly 100 bikers showed up to ride for the Lewis County Cancer...

 

Budget approved for airport runway reconstruction

The runway at the John A. Baker Airfield is the oldest in the state of Tennessee. A Tennessee Airport Inspection Report was made on July 14, 2020, stating that the runway “is in need of rehabilitation due to excess degradation,” and a project to...

 

Human trafficking victims and how to protect them

Every adult, 18 and older, is a mandated reporter in Tennessee for child abuse. That means each of us is legally required to report a suspicious situation when we see it. An increase in reports leads...

 

SCHRA Meetings

The South Central Human Resource Agency Policy Council and Executive Committee will meet remotely on Thursday, September 24, 2020, 11 a.m., with the schra Central Office, 1437 Winchester Hwy., Fayetteville, TN. Property, Personnel &...

 

Lowery Advances to State

Lewis County High School golfer Andon Lowery qualified for the 2020 TSSAA High School Golf Championships at Manchester's WillowBrook Golf Club on September 29-30. Lowery competed in the regional...

 

Richard Hinson

Richard Coleman Hinson went to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the age of 83. He was born April 9, 1937 in Linden to the late Leslie and Macil Hinson. In 1965, he...

 

Ruth Turnbow

Ruth Harder Turnbow, age 102, of Stanleytown, Virginia, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020. She was born May 7, 1918, the daughter of the late James Andrew and Amanda Ardella Victoria Edwards...

 

Terry Johnston

Terry Wayne Johnston, of Hohenwald, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at the age of 62. He was born to John Samuel Johnston and Annie Lou, better known as Ann, (Plunkett) Johnston on...

 

Kick It Up 5K/1 Mile Run for Soccer

Tired of “virtual” races? The Lewis County Soccer Club presents “Kick It Up,” a 5K/1 mile run on Saturday, October 3, 2020. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with race starting at 8 a.m. The race will start and finish at the Lewis County Middle...

 

Clayton honored on PCHS Senior Night

Clayton Staggs, center, was recognized on September 4, 2020 during senior night at the Perry County High School football game in Linden. Clayton, 17 year-old son of Chris Staggs of Hohenwald and...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Rustic Honey Cake

My favorite season of the year is just around the corner, and I look forward to all the wonderful things Fall represents: pumpkins, apple cider, candied apples, cozy sweaters, brilliant foliage,...

 

Commissioner Sharp Resigns

At the end of Monday’s County Commission meeting, Commissioner Connie Sharp announced that she would be resigning from her term as Commissioner for the 8th District. “It has been my privilege and honor to serve the citizens of the 8th District...

 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

This past week has, for the most part, been like fall. The temperatures have been in the fifties at night and low to mid-seventies most days. The leaves are really falling now and soon it will be just bare trees. You can see a lot further through...

 

Rambling...

Birthdays Brent Bridges, September 24 Regina Kenyon, September 24 Billy T. Lawson, September 24 Leslie Stowe, September 24 Cecil Michael McCann, September 24 Barbara Hinson, September 24 Alvin Kelly, September 24 David Spears, September 24 Crystal...

 

Hello, Magnolia Pearl Adkins

Magnolia Pearl Adkins arrived on Sunday, September 6, 2020 with blonde hair and blue eyes to loving parents Jacob and Holly Adkins. She was welcomed into the world by her mammy and pappy, mimi and...

 

Girl Scouts strive to complete patches

Junior Girl Scout Troop 2114 made kick the can ice cream at their meeting, a project toward their food patch. Girls present were Catelynn Belling, Maeilah Hostettler, Melissa Gomez, Savannah Duncan,...

 

Girl Scouts honor Women's Suffrage

Girl Scout Troop 1521 and 3033 studied Women's Suffrage during the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to our Constitution. All three girls chose the yellow rose in support of the...

 

Kings donate history books to Library

Michael and Liz King, right, recently donated copies of the following books to the Lewis County Public Library and Archives: Ancestors and Descendants of Martin McClain, Sr. 1750-1990 by Evelyn Liles Luckett, Our Lives Entwined with Strong Cords of...

 

4-H Hogfest scheduled for October 8th

The annual Lewis County 4-H Hogfest will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2020 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the Lewis County Courthouse lawn. BBQ plates will be available for a donation and will include pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, chips, dessert,...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

September 22, 1960 The September 17 referendum to keep parking meters downtown failed with 511 votes cast against and 233 votes cast in favor. A McEwen resident was injured in an explosion here while he was blowing holes for telephone poles in the...

 

LCMS Golf Teams Win Two-Day Matches

The Lewis County Middle School golf team hosted Hickman County and East Hickman on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Hohenwald Municipal Golf Course. In girls play, Lewis County's Abby Carroll was...

 

Panthers struggle with Coffman and Camden

The Lewis County Middle School Panther football team traveled to Lawrenceburg for a Tuesday night, September 15 match-up against E.O. Coffman Middle School at Lawrence County High School. The Coffman Panthers wasted no time getting a lead, as they re...

 

Lady Panthers Honor 8th Grade with Win

The Lady Panthers and Coaches Rachel Riley and Renee Thompson recognized the hard work and dedication of two eighth grade players: Madison Crowell, daughter of Dwight and Jennifer Crowell, and Brandy...

 

Tyrades! Come on, get Happy: The Partridge Family at 50

Realizing that September 25 marks the 50th anniversary of the premiere of “The Partridge Family,” I am reminded that time moves more swiftly than a 45 RPM turntable. It seems like only yesterday that I was a fifth-grader and my mother was...

 

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