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 By Graham Kilsby    News    May 13, 2021 

Rain and Storms hurt some of the weekend's events, but not Lewis County Cancer Victims Fund

The rains of this past weekend took a toll on some of the fund-raising events in the town, especially the library fundraiser in Memorial Park that was due to introduce the new library extension to...

 
 By Jonah Keltner    News    May 13, 2021 

Lewis County Parks & Recreation Steering Committee needs your feedback!

[I] had a great meeting last night with our Parks & Recreation Steering Committee, which is providing insight and recommendations as to how we can improve those areas of our community. [The]...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Grand Jury returns 35 true bills

Lewis County Grand Jury met May 3, 2021 before the Honorable Michael E. Spitzer, Judge of the Twenty-First Circuit Court. The Grand Jury was in session for one day and examined 16 witnesses and found 35 true bills and zero no true bills where the...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Martin Methodist announces new special education teacher licensure program

Martin Methodist College (MMC) and the Grace Grissom School of Education are pleased to announce the new Special Education (SPED) Interventionist Kindergarten-8th grade licensure program, beginning fall 2021. “For many years, MMC’s partner...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Saturn rolled into tree

Lewis County Fire and Rescue were paged out after a single vehicle accident occurred on Napier Road, Tuesday, May 11, about 12:45 p.m. Patricia Galloway, 16, of Hohenwald, was travelling south on...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Neighbors of the Buffalo help keep waters clear

In April, Neighbors of the Buffalo removed some trees from the Buffalo River Blueway near their properties to help make it safer for kayakers and canoeists using the river. While floating the Buffalo...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

FSA is Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications in Lewis/Hickman/Perry Counties

Hickman/Lewis/Perry County FSA is Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting applications in Hickman/Lewis/Perry County for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) to address damages from flooding...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

The 17-Year Cicadas Can Damage Your Trees

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — By now you’ve heard the cicadas are coming. In fact, they are practically here. Entomologists predict the periodical cicada that are on a 17-year reproduction cycle will start emerging from the soil in mass within the next...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Burney graduates with a Doctorate Degree

Dr. Melissa Burney graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky on Friday, May 7th, with a Doctorate of Arts in English Pedagogy & Teaching/English Literature and Philosophy. Burney...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

County Mayor Jonah Keltner signed a proclamation on Monday morning, recognizing May 6th as National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day for Lewis County. The proclamation read that addressing the complex mental health of children, youth, young...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    May 13, 2021 

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

Don’t know what winter this is but hope it is the last one.Temperatures in the forties and low fifties just doesn’t seem right for May and gardens and flowers won’t do much good till the ground gets warmer. We had another round of...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Build a Bear trip

Daisy and Brownies Girl Scouts went on an end of the year trip to Build a Bear on May 8, 2021. Pictured, from left, are Raynn Estep, Maria Tripp, Kaitlynn Tripp, Drucy Spears, and Eva...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is a beautiful morning here in our little valley. The cats have eaten, I’ve finished my coffee and I went for a little walk. As I looked around at the trees and all of the beauty, I thanked God for it all. We are blessed. There are storms c...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Himes Cemetery decoration

The Himes Cemetery Decoration will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021. If unable to attend, please send donations for maintenance and upkeep of the cemetery to Shannon Bennett, 174 Leigh Road, Hohenwald, TN 38462....

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

May 10, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Keaton Defeats Richardson in Mayor’s Race.” Keaton won by a vote of 557 to 385. A. B. Sisco announced that commencement week activities would begin with a baccalaureate sermon delivered on...

 
 By Sen. Joey Hensley    News    May 13, 2021 

Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

The Tennessee General Assembly adjourned the 2021 legislative session on May 5 after acting on major bills to increase scholarship opportunities for students and help turn around struggling schools....

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    May 13, 2021 

District 71 Capitol Hill Update

House Republicans pass historic criminal justice reform The Tennessee House of Representatives approved two major criminal justice reform bills this past week in Nashville. Both are proposals from...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Gov. Lee Pushes Return to Work, Economic Recovery Ends All Federal Pandemic Unemployment Funding

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced the end of all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs in Tennessee, effective July 3. “We will no longer participate in federal pandemic unemployment programs because Tennesseans have...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens offer free admission to military personnel

[Nashville, TN – May 6, 2021] – Cheekwood Estate & Gardens announced it will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce JC Ford Company to Locate Manufacturing Operations in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and JC Ford Company officials announced today that the company will locate new manufacturing operations in Columbia, Tenn. The...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Tennessee Tops Nation in College Entrance Exam Participation

Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced that since June 2020, Tennessee has administered more than 178,000 ACT tests statewide, which is more than any other state in the country. “As a state, we are deeply committed t...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Gardens of Columbia

The President James K. Polk Home & Museum is hosting the Gardens of Columbia on June 4-5, 2021. Gardens of Columbia will be a weekend celebration of lectures, demonstrations, and tours of some Columbia’s most beautiful landscapes, with a garden par...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Sheriff Report

The following was submitted by Lewis County Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick for April 6 to May 3, 2021. This is a record of law enforcement action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Bryan Thomas Burlison, Henderson Road, Apr...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. David Roshto of Linden Highway was charged with methamphetamine-manufacture, deliver, sell or...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

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