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 News    July 22, 2021 

Sales tax holidays set to begin July 30

State Senator Joey Hensley (R- Hohenwald) encourages citizens to take advantage of Tennessee’s new and traditional sales tax holidays which are set to begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30th. The 16th annual tax holiday on clothing, school...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Reasons represents state at Anchor Summit

Molly Reasons, daughter of Michelle and Larry Reasons, represented Tennessee at the Anchor Summit at the Pilot International Convention on July 8, in Atlanta, Georgia. Reasons used resources from the...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Longtime Judge Billy Townsend Passes Away

Former Judge Billy W. Townsend, age 78, passed away suddenly at his home Wednesday, July 14, 2021. He was born January 28, 1943, in Decatur County, son of the late Wayne and Virginia Townsend. Judge...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Cool It With Cash winner

Donna Shelby, right, accepted a check for $100 as week three winner in Cool It With Cash from Lewis County Herald's Callie Dunn. Sponsors for the 2021 Cool It With Cash summer game series include...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Solid Waste Department closes year out under budget

Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner recently announced that the Solid Waste Department closed out its Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget approximately $90,000 under budget. According to Mayor Keltner, "This...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 22, 2021 

Lewis County Teens Compete in SCTP National Championship

Three teenagers, Zoie Clark, Spencer Clark and Daniel Burcham, from Lewis County and their families traveled to Marengo, Ohio, last week to compete in the SCTP National Championship against teens...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    July 22, 2021 

Paycheck protection borrowers are forgiven

Bankers who wrote paycheck protection loans are helping businesses get forgiveness, and while economic hardship from the coronavirus quarantine prompted that government assistance, the pandemic...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

American Legion Post 127 Golf Tournament held

The American Legion Post 127 Golf Tournament was held recently. Winners in the first flight were: first place - TJ. Hinson, Jeremy Lumpki, Jordan Chard, and Garrett Daniel; second place - Eric Lomax, Crystal Lomax, Jaxx Plunkett, and Jeff Depriest;...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

LCHS Class of 1957 celebrate 64th Reunion

The Lewis County High School Class of 1957 met at the Freedom Holy Temple Church July 17, 2021 to celebrate the 64th anniversary of their graduation. Members started arriving about noon. Everyone...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Lewis County Board of Education met

The Lewis County Board of Education met in a regular called session on Tuesday, July, 13, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lewis County Board of Education Board Meeting Room located at 206 South Court Street. All board members were present: Chair Glenda...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is a quiet and peaceful morning here in our little valley, I’m on the front porch and having my cup of coffee and just enjoying the quiet. Not many sounds this morning, the cats are napping, a squirrel just went across the yard with an...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 19, 1951 The 1951 Lewis County Fair was announced for August 27 through September 1. Braleys Circus had been secured as the grand stand attraction. Sidney Ashmore enlisted in the U. S. Army. Johnie Zimmerman enlisted in the U. S. Navy. The newsp...

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    July 22, 2021 

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Session Highlights from 112th General Assembly Jim Coley Protection for Rape Survivors Act - Public Chapter 362 provides more transparency regarding the rape kit backlog process. It makes sure the...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Lewis County Museum and Discovery Park hosted Summer Reading event

The Lewis County Museum and Discovery Park hosted the library's last Friday Summer Reading event on Friday, July 16, 2021. Barbara Hinson and Annette Peery told attendees of their picture safari...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Tails and Tales: Animal Adventures in Hohenwald

Tails and Tales: Animal Adventures in Hohenwald took a digital adventure on Saturday, July 10th. Katelyn Collison welcomed virtual and in-person attendees to her island in Animal Crossing. In the...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    July 22, 2021 

Gordonsburg Little Swan News

We are still having thunderstorms pop up around the area but as far as I know there has not been much damage except limbs and debris along the roads and yards. Some have also had to work on fences where limbs and trees have fallen on the fences or...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for July 11 through July 16, 2021. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Tressa M. Melton, West Sheepneck Road, Mount Pleasant, was...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Blackburn congratulates Tennessee ranking fifth for business growth

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) celebrates Tennessee ranking fifth in America’s Top States for Business. This is the Volunteer State’s first appearance in the top five for the CNBC report evaluating state competitiveness and economic...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

You can view our whole paper as a PDF!

Do you like reading the paper online, but miss the print layout? We've got good news for you! Just click "View PDF" in the top right-hand corner of any story or on the homepage. It will open a separate tab where you can scroll through our paper with...

 

Lewis County Schools 2021-22 schedule

In-service • Teachers and support staff are to report for Opening Ceremonies at 8:00 a.m. at the LCHS Commons Area, on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Breakfast will be provided. Elementary and Intermediate School • New students in elementary and interm...

 

Lewis County 7-8 year old All Stars bring home fifth in the state

The Lewis County Dixie Youth All-Star seven and eight year old baseball team claimed the District Championship on June 22 and went to the State Championships in Harriman last weekend. The team...

 

Tennessee College of Applied Technology of Hohenwald Open House

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Hohenwald will be hosting an Open House for prospective students on July 27, 2021 from 3 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Open House is open to the general public, but is also designed for high school...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    July 15, 2021

Lewis County Schools' funding at crossroads

With a budget of nearly $13 million, leaders of Lewis County schools are finalizing that part of the county’s total budget of $22 million this week. Meanwhile, the Lewis County School Board’s membership in a statewide association — Tennessee Sc...

 

Cool It With Cash winner

Shannon Bennett, right, accepted a check for $100 as week two winner in Cool It With Cash from Lewis County Herald's Callie Dunn. Sponsors for the 2021 Cool It With Cash summer game series include...

 

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