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Articles from the October 8, 2020 edition

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It's Oktober Heritage Festival Time!

The air has fallen to a crisp 70 degrees just in time for you to grab your most comfortable pair of walking shoes and test the age-old saying "one man's junk is another man's treasure" on Friday and...

 

Mike Wolfe, Community Leaders Launch 'Nashville's Big Back Yard'

American Picker Mike Wolfe is joining leaders from 13 rural Middle Tennessee and Northwest Alabama communities to launch a new regional movement dubbed "Nashville's Big Back Yard." Nashville's Big...

 

Buffalo River Blueway project begins

Like most rural counties across Tennessee, Lewis County is always looking to utilize its natural resources for both its residents and tourists. And one of the most important natural resources we have...

 

Early Voting Underway

Early voting for the November 3rd Federal/State General and Lewis County General Election began Wednesday, October 14 and ends Thursday, October 29, 2020. If voting by mail, voters must meet certain legal qualifications. A voter desiring to vote...

 

Ryley Treadwell

Ryley Lewis Treadwell entered this world on March 31, 2020 and his soul gained its wings on September 30, 2020. Ryley will live on through the gift of organ donation. While the family is experiencing...

 

Dorine Sisco

Janice Dorine (Louque) Sisco of Columbia passed from this life to another on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at the age of 70. Dorine was born on October 11, 1949, to Philip and Violet Louque in...

 

Gary Schwendimann

Gary Lee Schwendimann, age 72 of Hohenwald, passed away at Maury Regional Medical Center on Sunday, October 4, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Gypsy Jo Schwendimann; daughter, Cassi Fitzgerald; son-in-law, Russell Cothran; brother, Van...

 

Carolyn Mathis

Carolyn Hinson Mathis, age 84, of Linden passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Perry Community Hospital. She was born in Hohenwald to the late Sullivan Hinson and Jessie Clayton Hinson. She...

 

Ruby Duncan

Ruby M. (Stevens) Duncan, age 90, passed away peacefully in Illinois with her son and daughter by her bedside on Friday, October 2, 2020 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born April 13,...

 

Gwenda Luna

Gwenda Lanell Luna, age 75 of Hohenwald, passed away October 4, 2020 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health Center in Lawrenceburg. Ms. Luna was born in Waynesboro to the late Rod and O'dell Luna on...

 

Edward Minyard

Edward Kolb Minyard, age 56 of Hohenwald, passed away on Friday, October 3, 2020, at his home. He was born on April 13, 1964, in Mobile, Alabama to the late Edward Minyard and Helen Hargrave. He and...

 

Rubye Thompson

Rubye Thompson, age 83, passed away on October 4, 2020, in her home in Nashville. Rubye was born on April 27, 1937, in Hohenwald to her late parents, Tip and Dean Yates. Rubye retired from Laundry...

 

Unemployment down in nearly every Tennessee county

New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development highlighted an improving economy with lower unemployment in nearly every county across the state in August. Benton was the only county with a slight increase of 0.1 of a...

 

TCAT Hohenwald Recognition of Summer Trimester Awards

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hohenwald recognized the students who earned awards, including diplomas and certificates for the Summer Trimester 2020. Additionally, many students earned Academic Honors to include Academic Excellence and Acad...

 

Kick It Up 5K/1 mile successful

The Lewis County Soccer Club's "Kick It Up" 5K/1 mile run held Saturday, October 3, 2020 was successful. In the one mile run: 0-12 year division, Shiloh Senes finished first and Natalia Senes,...

 

High Forest Records is now open

High Forest Records opened their doors for business on Saturday, Oct. 3rd, and had an outdoor performance at the gazebo across the street from their new business to celebrate its opening. The staff...

 

MLEC and TVA EnergyRight Launch New Programs

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative and TVA are launching residential virtual home energy evaluations so residents can benefit from money-saving, expert energy advice while maintaining social distance during the pandemic. During the evaluation,...

 

Public Notice

NOTICE OF GRAND JURY MEETING “It is the duty of your Grand Jurors to investigate any public offense which they know or have reason to believe has been committed and which is triable or indictable in this county. Any person having knowledge or...

 

LCHS Football Senior Night

LCHS Football Senior Night Seniors of the Lewis County High School football team, cheerleaders and marching band were recognized Friday, September 25, before the Panther/Hickman County football game...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    October 8, 2020

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

Fall has really arrived. The leaves are falling in bunches. On patios and porches where they fall, you will need to sweep every day to keep them all off. The foliage in the woods is just beautiful beyond compare. God really paints some magnificent...

 

October is Fraud and Financial Abuse Awareness Month

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner, center, signed a proclamation declaring October as Fraud and Financial Abuse Awareness Month as Sandra Collins and Renee Odom looks on....

 

Webb named Senior Center Director

Lewis County Senior Citizens Board of Directors recently appointed former mayor Bill Webb to serve as the new director of the Center, filling the position vacated by the passing of Director Becky...

 

Girl Scouts continue activities

The Lewis County Girl Scout Junior and Cadet group recently experienced the task of making food from kits. Those participating were Bailey and Shelby Kwider, Mara Trainor, Briley Marshall, and...

 

E.B. White Classic Comes to Life on Virtual Stage

Later this month Watershed Public Theatre will present a fully virtual production of Charlotte’s Web, adapted by Joseph Robinette and based on the classic novel by E.B. White. Recorded performances will be available for public viewing on Thursday,...

 

4-H Hogfest October 8

The annual Lewis County 4-H Hogfest will be held today, Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 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,...

 

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