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Articles from the October 29, 2020 edition

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Halloween Happenings

Halloween as we know it has been canceled in many cities around Tennessee, but in Hohenwald there will still be places to go and things to do. Due to COVID-19, the Lewis County South Central Area...

 

Last Day to Vote Early

Today, October 29, is the last day for anyone planning to vote early in the November 3 State and Federal General Election. “Early voting turnout has been strong across Tennessee,” said Secretary of State Tre Hargett. Lewis County continues to...

 

Debbie Landers named Executive Director of Nashville's Big Back Yard

Hohenwald native Debbie Landers has been named executive director of Nashville's Big Back Yard, the new regional movement promoting rural quality of life and tourism in a dozen small communities in...

 

Daylight Saving Time Ends

Daylight Saving Time ends in 2020 at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, marking the time when clocks “fall back” and we gain an extra hour of sleep. When the clocks are turned back an hour on November 1, sunset will gradually get earlier until the Winter...

 

COVID cases continue to rise in Lewis County

COVID-19 cases in Lewis County and Tennessee continue to rise. At 2 p.m. Monday, October 26, it was reported Lewis County had 418 positive cases with 120 being active. With the deaths of Wanda Lomax and Jane West, the death total rose to five for the...

 

LCHS Basketball Tip-Off Meet & Greet

The Lewis County High School basketball teams are tipping off their season with a Meet & Greet on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 5 p.m. Everyone interested in the program is asked to join the players, cheerleaders, and coaches in the high school...

 

Secretary of State visits Election Commission

Tennessee Secretary of State, Tre Hargett made a trip the Lewis County Election Commissions office on Oct. 22, Thursday morning. The visit was one of four in middle Tennessee to promote early voting....

 

Senate Candidate visited Hohenwald

The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Marquita Bradshaw visited Hohenwald on Friday, October 23, to meet and speak with her supporters right outside the War Memorial Building. The candidate was...

 

Stewart announces candidacy for Constable

Larry Stewart has announced his candidacy for the office of constable in the eight district of Lewis County. In making his announcement Mr. Stewart stated, "With aproximately 26 years of law...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    October 29, 2020

Despite rain and cold, Car Show still attracts a crowd

Despite a light rain, drizzle and a cold wind you would have thought that would have been enough to deter contestants to the re-scheduled Octoberfest car show at the Lewis County Courthouse this past...

 

Jane West

Nancy Jane (Cobble) West, of Hohenwald, passed from this life on to her eternal home on Friday, October 23, 2020 at the age of 86. Jane Cobble was born on August 9, 1934, to Reuben Edward and...

 

Laura Webb

Laura Loreen Webb, age 67 of Shelbyville, passed away at Tennova Healthcare in Shelbyville on October 24, 2020. She was born December 31, 1952 in Libertyville, Illinois to the late Larry Butler and...

 

David Keeling

David Winfred Keeling, age 56 of Hohenwald, passed away at his residence on October 24. He was born in Warren, Ohio on July 19, 1964, to the late William Keeling and Wilma (Conner) Graham. He was...

 

Keith Williams

Keith Phillip Williams of Collinwood, formerly of Hohenwald, was born November 16, 1955 in Hohenwald, the son of the late Robert and Nevada Turnbow Williams. Mr. Williams was a retired inspector with...

 

Betty French

Betty Jane French, age 78, went to be with her Lord and late husband, Eddie Joe French, on Wednesday, October 20, 2020. Betty was born April 24, 1943 in Perry County to the late William Andrew...

 

Job Listings

The American Job Center offers several resources to assist individuals with achieving their employment goals. A computer resource area is available to individuals interested in doing job searches, completing online job applications and completing...

 

Colleen Spears

Hilda Colleen (Willis) Spears, 85, of Hohenwald, passed from this life on to glory on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Colleen was born on April 9, 1935, to Dol and Arzell (Talley) Willis, in Lewis County....

 

Wanda Lomax

Wanda Gail Lomax of Hohenwald, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia following a battle with Covid-19. Wanda Gail was born on April 6, 1950, in...

 

Gary Schwendimann

October 2, 1948 - October 4, 2020 Gary Lee Schwendimann passed from this life with complications from a recent heart procedure on October 4, 2020. He was 72 years old and a life long resident of...

 

Jimmy Trull

Jimmy Trull, 71, of Linden passed away Friday, October 23, 2020 at Perry Community Hospital. He was born in Linden to the late Edward Allen Trull and Mary Dean Rainey Trull. He was a member of the...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Easy Candied Apple Slices

Thinking about big, juicy candied apples for Halloween? Delicious, and so festive, these treats make an impressive Fall presentation. That's a lot of apple-dipping for a crowd, when it's much easier,...

 

Local Halloween Decor

If you have driven down Highway 412, going towards Columbia, then you have probably seen the Halloween decorations in Lisa and David McPherson's front yard. What you may not know is that their...

 

The Elephant Sanctuary's annual 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 each...

 

Miss Miller, Mr. Kickok's exchange wedding vows

Garrett Baptist Church was the venue of choice for Vanessa Miller and Pete Hickok as they tied the knot, October 17, 2020, in the church full of family and friends. The bride's parents are Rebecca...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    October 29, 2020

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

The past several days and nights have been like fall with the day temperatures being in the upper seventies and low eighties and then the nights down in the forties and fifties. I guess, as some have said this past week, it is time for it to be like...

 

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