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State lawmakers enact third grade reading gate

By Katelin Carroll, Reporter In January of 2021, Tennessee senators passed a law that would require third grade students to score a certain proficiency level on the English Language Arts portion of...

 

Oktober Heritage Festival

It’s that time again folks for the October Heritage Festival and it’s scheduled for October 7 and 8, 2022 in downtown Hohenwald. Here is a list of family fun for everyone to enjoy! Friday will begin at 10:00 a.m. with street vendors, a food...

 

Lewis County Herald wins state press awards

By Katelin Carroll, Reporter We are so proud to announce that The Lewis County Herald was awarded with three Tennessee Press Association Awards, and it’s all because of you, the community. This year we were awarded First Place for Public Service...

 

Lewis Health Center to offer walk-in mammography screenings

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Lewis Health Center will offer walk-in mammography screenings Oct. 5 and 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. to provide convenient access for women seeking their annual mammogram. According to the Centers for...

 

James "Jim" Bartholomew

October 11, 1943 ~ October 1, 2022 James "Jim" Bartholomew was born October 11, 1943 in Jackson to the late Oakley and Ola Hamilton Bartholomew. Mr. Jim proudly served his country in the United...

 

Rebecca L. Distelrath

June 14, 1977 ~ September 18, 2022 On September 18, 2022, Rebecca L. Distelrath left this earthly world at the age of 45. She was born in Gaylord, Michigan on June 14, 1977, to Edward Distelrath and...

 

Jason Nance

November 27, 1979 ~ September 26, 2022 Jason Nance 42, of Hohenwald, left this earthly world at AHC Lewis County on September 26, 2022. He was born November 27, 1979, in Hohenwald to Glyn Austin and...

 

Wanda K. (King) Carroll

October 20, 1947 ~ September 23, 2022 Wanda K. Carroll passed away at her Hohenwald home on Friday September 23, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Pleasantville on October 20,...

 

Royce Gene Graves

January 12, 1966 - September 29, 2022 It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Royce Gene Graves, 56, of Linden. He passed away in his home on Thursday, September 29, 2022, after a period...

 

Raylan Lee Carroll

September 7, 2016 ~ October 2, 2022 Raylan Lee Carroll was born September 7, 2016 in Columbia, to Jimmy Lee and Katelyn Rae Overbey Carroll. He will forever be remembered for the biggest smile and...

 

Jean Epley

March 30, 1947 - September 30, 2022 Elga Jean Epley, a resident of Hohenwald, passed from this life on Friday, September 30, 2022, at the age of 75. Jean was born in Knoxville, on March 30, 1947, to...

 

Ashley Marie York Hull

December 13, 1995 - September 25, 2022 Ashley Marie York Hull, 26, homemaker and resident of Summertown, died Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted...

 

Betty Odom

Betty Fay Reed Odom passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, October 1, 2022 surrounded by family. She was born April 2, 1942 in Lewis County to the late Fred E. Reed and Modena Respess Reed. In 1960 she graduated...

 

Lewis County welcomes new Chief Operating Officer

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner recently welcomed Houston Hamblin as the new Chief Operating Officer for the Lewis County Government. As Chief Operating Officer, Hamblin will serve as an advisor to M...

 
 By Jason Fite    Sports    October 6, 2022

LCMS Volleyball

By Jason Fite Sports writer The Lewis County Middle School Lady Panthers hosted the Summertown Lady Eagles in varsity volleyball action on Tuesday, September 13th. In a tight match early, the Lady Panthers held a 9-5 after the first four complete...

 

Community Care funds distributed

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative is continuing their partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority in addressing COVID-19 pandemic hardships by participating in the Community Care Fund program...

 

Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 met

Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy met on September 8, 2022. Chapter business was conducted and plans made for future activities. A Service of Installation and Certificate Presentation was conducted for new...

 

Annual 4-H Dog Show

The annual 4-H Fashion Dog Show was held on Monday, August 29, 2022 under the new Ag pavilion at Memorial park. The dog show was very successful with 20 dogs dressed up and ready to show their “fashionable” attire. First place taking home $150...

 

Mr. and Mrs. Griffin announce wedding

Richard Griffin and Hermila Sandoval were united in marriage on September 10, 2022 in Sacramento, California with Pastor Geary Jimenez officiating. Richard is a former Hohenwald resident and a 1973...

 

Lewis County Class of 1961 celebrates 61st Reunion

The Kimmins Church of Christ Annex Building was the perfect setting for the Class of 1961 Reunion, held on August 20, 2022. The class members enjoyed a brown bag lunch together. Desserts were...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    October 6, 2022

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

By Dorothy Warf, Contributing Writer Lots of trees are losing their leaves as the fall weather begins to be more prevalent every day. This is a pretty time of year as the leaves are such a varied array of colors but at the same time a sad time for th...

 
 By Callie Dunn    News    October 6, 2022

Celebrating

Birthdays Bobby R. Barber, September 29 Jean White Dickey, September 29 Jimmy Wayne Griner, September 29 Heather Keil, September 29 Jerry Edwards, September 29 Kenneth Reynold, September 29 Cecil Skelton, September 29 James H. Turnbow, September 29 A...

 

One Day at a Time

By Evelyn Trevathan, Contributing Writer Well it is a cool morning here in our little valley, it was 42 degrees here this morning, it was too cold to sit out on the front porch, even the cats ate breakfast and then went back to their warm beds. But...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    October 6, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 02, 1952 The Heald reported that “another old landmark of the early days of Hohenwald’s existence” had been lost when the J.B. King Blacksmith shop building on corner of Park Avenue...

 

Celebrating National Cooperative Month

October is National Cooperative Month, and Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative - and all co-ops across the U.S. – are celebrating what cooperatives bring to their members and communities. “The co-op business model is unique and rooted in our...

 

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