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Articles from the October 28, 2021 edition

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Halloween Happenings

Halloween falls on a Sunday this year which has left many wondering when to get all dressed up and go trick-or-treating. Luckily for Halloween enthusiasts, having Halloween on a Sunday means there...

 

County Officially Opposed Federal Vaccine Mandates

At last Monday night’s meeting on October 18, 2021, Commissioners Aren Ragsdale and Austin Carroll sponsored a resolution that sought to hire local grant writer, Laurie Wagner, to assist the county as a consultant in finding and writing grants....

 

Elks Lodge makes donation to school nurses

On October 4, Bret Hankins of the local Elks Lodge met with Mylie McKissack to deliver medical supplies to our local school nurses....

 

Tips for staying safe this Halloween

While Halloween is all about having fun with family and friends, it is important to keep safety in mind as well. So here are a few tips and practices to keep in mind on this Halloween: • According to the National Sex Offender Registry, there are...

 

Current debris burn permit status: A burn permit is required from the State

Burn permits are required from the Tennessee Division of Forestry beginning October 15, 2021 for debris piles in areas without local restrictions. Check local restrictions in your area prior to...

 

Mark "Andy" Zumstein

February 28, 1976 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 45) Mark Andrew "Andy" Zumstein passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at his home following a tragic accident at the age of 45. Born February 28, 1976, in...

 

Dr. Andrew Averett

February 14, 1960 ~ October 23, 2021 Dr. Andrew Averett, 61, of Linden, passed away October 23, 2021. He was born February 14, 1960 and was the son of Ghean Knox and Willodean Ramey Averett. Dr. Andy...

 

John Lee Ellis

August 1, 1932 - October 21, 2021 John Ellis, 89, of Hohenwald, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at the Reserve in Spring Hill. John was born on August 1, 1932, to Jewell Ophir Ellis and...

 

Glenda Sue Goodman

November 6, 1934 - October 19, 2021 Mrs. Glenda Sue Goodman, of Hohenwald, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at the Maury Regional Medical Center at the age of 86. Mrs. Glenda was born...

 

Annabel Brown

Mary Annabel Overbey Brown was born in Hohenwald on April 19, 1927 to the late Myrtle Murphree and Joseph Herbert Overbey. She passed away on October 18, 2021 at the age of 94. Annabel was a member...

 

Halloween Hot CoCoa Bombs

This simple method for tempering chocolate will give you smooth, shiny hot cocoa bombs. Use a good-quality bittersweet chocolate with at least 70% cacao for best results. You can make the bombs ahead...

 

Fire Department visits Pre-K

Lewis County Schools Pre-K was visited by Fire Captain Ryan Johnson, and firefighter Dee Ricketts recently. The Firefighters instructed the Pre-K students in fire safety. The children enjoyed viewing...

 

MLEC plan membership meeting

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative’s annual and district Lewis County membership meeting is set for October 28, at Lewis County High School. Voting and registration for door prizes is from 5-7 p.m. The meeting will be called to order at 7 p.m....

 

Not-So-Spooky story time to be held at Library

The Lewis County Public Library and Archives will be hosting a Not-So-Spooky Story time on Saturday, October 30th, at 10 a.m. Children (and their grownups) are encouraged to come in their Halloween...

 

Elephant Sanctuary pumpkin drive

Elephants are the world's largest land animal, which means that they have big appetites. In fact, elephants can consume approximately 150 pounds of  fruits, vegetables, grain, and plant material...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    October 28, 2021

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

We had one day with the temperature into the low eighties and that was Sunday, then during the night it rained and even rained into the early morning causing some of the scheduled ball games to be cancelled. I know for certain that the weather is...

 

One Day at a Time

Well it is a cool morning here in our little valley. It was too cool for me to sit on the porch swing, but not hardly cold enough to build a fire in the old wood heating stove. The cats were at the door ready for their breakfast. When the weather get...

 

Celebrating

Birthdays Joshua C. Adair, October 28 Debbie York, October 28 Ronnie Carroll, October 28 Lelland Clay, October 28 Brittany Barber, October 28 Donald Ray Carroll, October 28 Paula Conner, October 28 Charcoal Carroll, October 28 Judy Cuevas, October...

 

Meet Rev. David Lay, New Pastor for First United Methodist Church

Reverend David Lay was recently appointed at Hohenwald First United Methodist Church as their new Pastor. He comes to Hohenwald First UMC with 23 years of experience in pastoral ministry. He has...

 

Welcome to the World, Brooks Bailey!

Brooks Robert Bailey was born on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, to loving parents Alexander and Alexis Bailey . He was born at 7:26 a.m. at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital.Brooks Bailey weighed eight pounds...

 

Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 met

Confederate Gray Chapter 2681 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy met on October 14, 2021 with eight members present. Reports were given on the services and reinterment of General Nathan Bedford Forrest on September 17 and 18. Three members...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    October 28, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 25, 1951 Farmers were being urged to turn in old scrap metal for defense production. The Snip, Snap, Bite restaurant was damaged by a fire that occurred in the early morning hours of October...

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

General Assembly passes transformational legislation cementing Tennessee’s place as a leader in electric vehicle production A special session of the Tennessee General Assembly closed on Wednesday af...

 

Tyrades! Is Halloween 2021 Cursed?

Someday we will all laugh about Halloween 2021. We may be laughing maniacally in padded cells, but we will laugh. I’m sure there’s no need to tell you this (unless you’re living under...

 

Pilot International Founders Week

Mayor Jonah Keltner recently signed a proclamation for Pilot International Founders Week stating "be it resolved that the achievements and contributions of this worldwide organization, its clubs and...

 

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