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TCAT Hohenwald receives one million in second round of GIVE 2.0

On Thursday November 18, 2021, Governor Bill Lee announced the grant proposal projects receiving funding through the second round of the Governor's Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE 2.0) which...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    November 24, 2021 

Debate over Industrial Park Purchase Continues

During this month’s County Commission Meeting, the purchase of land at the Industrial Park became the center of attention as Ray Brewer, Darren Breaud and the Industrial Development Board all wished to purchase parcels of land. Ray Brewer’s...

 

Drug overdose results in criminal homicide charges

On November 14, 2021 the Lewis County Sheriff's Department Deputies responded to the report of a death at 128 Sealtest Drive. Criminal Investigators were notified and responded to the scene. Samuel...

 
 By Amanda Curtis    News    November 24, 2021 

Christmas Parade December 2

"They Never Let Poor Rudolph Join In Any Reindeer Games..." We've all belted the lyrics in our shiny red outfits with Santa hats and bells in grade school Christmas programs while Mrs. Partridge mouth...

 

American Legion Big Brother Roadblock/Grocery Assistance

American Legion Fred E. Lomax Post 127 and the Auxiliary are here to assist those in need this Christmas with groceries. If you, or someone you know, is in need of assistance, please send a letter to the Post. The letter must contain the person’s...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    November 24, 2021 

Kinzie's first year of barrel racing

Jessie Kinzie started barrel racing in October of last year at the age of twelve. Since then she has made it to State and World Championships, turned 13 and has already qualified for next year's...

 

LC Litter Grant makes donation to school

The Lewis County Litter Grant program is funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation Highway Beautification Office. In receiving this funding, Lewis County is tasked with providing litter...

 

How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey with Kara Farr's Kindergarten Class

Parker Carroll, Age 6 First I would get a turkey from Walmart. Then I would put some pepper, salt and basil. Then I would cook it on pan and put in a 25 degree oven for 63 minutes. Last I would cut it...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    November 24, 2021 

Carol Buckley gets Tarra her elephant back

Tarra, the beloved elephant who gained national attention at The Elephant Sanctuary in Lewis County, was reunited Thursday with her rightful owner Carol Buckley. With the decade long custody battle...

 

Donations placed at LC Library

Lewis County Public Library and Archives recently received donations given in memory or in honor of the following individuals: Lanny Brewer: “Cars of the 1950s” and “My Dad Had that Car” given by the LCHS Class of 1969. Joe Churchwell: a...

 

LCHS student leaders attend Titans Learning Lab

Lewis County High School student leaders representing FBLA, HOSA, FFA, Pit Crew and Student Government recently participated in the Titans Learning Lab on November 9, 2021 where they had the...

 

One day at a Time...

Well it is a cool fall morning here in our little valley. The cats have eaten and are back in their warm beds. The old wood heating stove sure feels good. I have already got my Christmas tree lights up and they are turned on, it sure is a wonderful...

 

Dining with Diabetes

The UT Extension office recently collaborated with Lewis Health Center and Lewis Health Center Physical Therapy to host a series of classes called Dining with Diabetes. The class was led by UT...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    November 24, 2021 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 22, 1951 Two Maury County men were arrested in Lewis County by Federal alcohol tax agents on Thursday, November 15, 1951 on charges of transporting and possessing 55 gallons of untax-paid whisky. Agents also seized a panel truck, car, glass...

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    November 24, 2021 

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Happy Thanksgiving to all! NATIONAL THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION The National Thanksgiving Proclamation was the first formal proclamation of Thanksgiving in the United States. President George...

 

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

Senator Hensley encourages citizens to shop local as November 27th marks Small Business Saturday Thanksgiving is truly a special holiday. Although it did not become official until declared by...

 
 By Graham Kilsby    News    November 24, 2021 

Jonesy's annual Toy Ride brings out bikes and volunteers

With all the rain we have had lately, it was nice to see the sun. Although it was a little cold, it was a great day to bring out the Harleys and support a great cause at the Jonesy's Toy Ride...

 

Lewis County School's CTE Department receives the SPARC 3.0 Grant

Lewis County Schools received $124,703.00 from the Supporting Postsecondary Access in Rural Communities (SPARC) 3.0 grant from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) The grant is awarded to distressed and at-risk counties in the state, as d...

 
 By Clint Confehr    News    November 24, 2021 

Brewery looks near Tennessee state line

  Municipalities near the Tennessee-Alabama line are potential growth areas for a brewery operating along the Duck River in Columbia, the business' founding father announced recently. From...

 

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...

 

Commission Approves Premium Pay for Highway Dept. and Industrial Park Purchase after heated debate

All eighteen commissioners were present for Monday night’s Commission Meeting where the purchase of Industrial Park, premium pay for the Highway Department employees and budget amendments were discussed and voted on by the Commission. The meeting...

 

Local Walmart donates to Hope Hohenwald and gives customers a chance to donate too

Local non-profit Hope Hohenwald Inc. received a Local Community Grant in the amount of $2000 from Hohenwald Walmart and Walmart Pharmacy. To receive a grant, eligible nonprofit organizations must...

 

Lewis County Government recognized for its Justice Center Project

Lewis County Government recently received a "County Success Story Award" from the Tennessee County Services Association, in recognition of its successful Justice Center project that was completed in...

 

Jonesy's Toy Ride this Saturday

Hohenwald has fast become one of the major bike ride capitals in the South with three or four large bike rides every year, each one raising money for the local community. The last ride of this year...

 

LC Soccer Club 5K/One mile run fundraiser

The Lewis County Soccer Club held its annual Kick It Up! 5K/1 Mile Run fundraiser on October 30, 2021. They had a good turnout for the race, even though it was windy, chilly, and rainy. This year...

 

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