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Articles from the December 15, 2022 edition

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Pedestrian struck in crosswalk

First responders were called about 8:00 a.m. when a pedestrian was struck by a moving vehicle Monday morning, December 12, at the intersection of Park and Main. Katie Shadix, 19, of Five Points, was...

 

Drugs confiscated in traffic stop

The Hohenwald Police Department was attempting to make a traffic stop on a cross-tagged vehicle Friday afternoon, December 2, on Swan Avenue when the white Chevrolet 1500 pulled into 109 Swan Avenue....

 

Hohenwald Police Department serves holiday cheer with Blue Christmas

by Amanda Curtis, Staff Reporter When I hear "the thin blue line," my mind immediately goes to "serve and protect." This holiday season, the Hohenwald Police Department stepped back up to the plate...

 

Lewis County Schools receives the Innovative School Model Grant for $1,500,000

Lewis County Schools is excited to announce the grant award for the Innovative School Models Grant for $1,500,000.00 through the Tennessee Department of Education. The Innovative School Models Grant...

 

Lewis County School Christmas break schedule

Lewis County Schools will close for Christmas Break, with buses leaving the LCMS campus at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, December 16, 2022. Teachers will return to their respective school at 8:00 a.m. on January 2, 2023. On January 3, 2023, teachers will...

 

Michael "Punkin" Durall Barnes

October 25, 1977 - December 8, 2022 Michael "Punkin" Durall Barnes passed away on December 8, 2022 at the age of 45. Punkin was born on October 25, 1977 at Maury Regional to Michael Dale and Shirley...

 

Marvin Thomas Murdock

April 13, 1956 ~ December 5, 2022 On December 5, 2022, Marvin Thomas Murdock Sr. peacefully passed away at the age of 66 at his Hohenwald home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Sumtner,...

 

Eddie Earl Carroll

July 10, 1941 ~ December 10, 2022 Eddie Earl Carroll passed from this earthly world on December 10, 2022, at the age of 81. He was born in Lewis County on July 10, 1941, to the late John and Marie Wad...

 

Mark Littleton Delbridge

February 19, 1973 ~ December 4, 2022 Mark Littleton Delbridge unexpectedly passed away on December 4, 2022, in McRae, Arkansas. He was born in Garland, Texas to Michael Robert Delbridge and Shari Carrigan, of Hohenwald, on February 19, 1973. Along...

 

Person of the Week

Katrina Anthony, 48 by Amanda Spears, Reporter If you know Katrina Anthony, then you know I've had her tore up over being selected. I so enjoyed my interview with her. She is such a pleasure to be...

 

Briley Trull takes down 55 point Buck of a Lifetime

"I've gone time and time again without seeing anything," said Briley Trull, of Linden, of her most recent hunting adventures. "One day, all I saw was a wasp. I've checked my cameras every second of...

 

Murder victim's family forced to wait even longer for trial

from Buffalo River Review, Linden Margie and Jerry Barber of Linden have been waiting more than forty-eight months for the man who confessed to killing their son, Jerrel, to stand trial. Now, they will have to wait even longer. The trial for Jimmy...

 

Single vehicle accident claims life of passenger

LOSS OF LIFE - A single vehicle accident Thursday, December 8, 2022 shortly after noon, resulted in two people being transported to separate hospitals and a third passing away at the crash site. "A...

 

One Day at a Time

By Evelyn Trevathan, Contributing Writer Well it is a cool, damp and rainy morning here in our little valley. It is not cold enough for us to have a fire going in the old wood heating stove but I have heard by the end of the week we may see a few...

 

Hohenwald Christmas Light Tour

by Faith Wishaw Contributing Writer Are you looking for something to do this December with your family? Want to get out of the house and spend time with your loved ones? Well grab your jackets, fill your cups of hot cocoa, and load the car, because...

 

Upcoming Holiday events at Lewis County Public Library

The Lewis County Public Library and Archives will be bringing back the Christmas Cookie Swap! Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 2:30 p.m., bring in eighteen to twenty-four of your best/favorite cookie and the recipe to share. The baker voted as having...

 

Hello World

Jack and Ashley Heath are proud to announce the birth of their son, Waylon James Heath, born on November 22, 2022. Big sister, Mable Anne was overjoyed to welcome him home. Grandparents are Bob and...

 
 By Callie Dunn    News    December 15, 2022

Celebrating

Birthdays Terry Lee McCann, December 15 Kevin King, December 15 Dwayne Baker, December 15 David W. Jackson, December 15 Johnetta Shirley, December 15 Brad Skelton, December 15 Crystal Dawn Kilpatrick, December 15 Michael Derek Senter, December 15...

 

Letter to the Editor

Sometimes we all forget what the true meaning of Christmas really is. It’s the birth date of our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. It’s also a time of giving thanks to those who have also touched our hearts. Tracie Lomax did just that tonight...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 15, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past

December 11, 1952 J.H. Warf, County Superintendent of Schools, announced that he received notification from the State Department of Education that LCHS was given an A-1 rating. The A-1 rating was the...

 

World War II troops spent Christmas in the field

By Tom Emery The men who fought, and won, World War II are part of the Greatest Generation. But during the war, their Christmases were not so great. Half a world away from home at holiday time, American troops were usually in the field, fighting in s...

 

LCHS Basketball

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Sen. Joey Hensley

Tennessee in strong financial position despite challenges Passing a balanced budget is the most important duty of the Tennessee General Assembly. While the budget isn’t usually presented to the...

 
 By Danny Tyree    News    December 15, 2022

Tyrades

Saint Nick wasn’t the only man in a red suit that magical Christmas season 50 years ago. On Saturday December 23, 1972, I walked from my house to Sharp’s Drive-In Market and splurged on four 20-ce...

 

Christmas in Lincoln White House was low-key affair

by Tom Emery Christmas in the White House in the 1860s was a far cry from the ornate displays of decor familiar to Americans today. During the Lincoln administration, the holiday was celebrated in low-key fashion. Celebrations of Christmas in those...

 

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