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Philbilly Cancer Ride a huge success!

"It was amazing," said Phillip "Philbilly" Andrews, organizer of the annual Philbilly Cancer Ride, "I can't thank the community enough." Nearly 100 bikers showed up to ride for the Lewis County Cancer...

 

Budget approved for airport runway reconstruction

The runway at the John A. Baker Airfield is the oldest in the state of Tennessee. A Tennessee Airport Inspection Report was made on July 14, 2020, stating that the runway “is in need of rehabilitation due to excess degradation,” and a project to...

 

Human trafficking victims and how to protect them

Every adult, 18 and older, is a mandated reporter in Tennessee for child abuse. That means each of us is legally required to report a suspicious situation when we see it. An increase in reports leads...

 

Clayton honored on PCHS Senior Night

Clayton Staggs, center, was recognized on September 4, 2020 during senior night at the Perry County High School football game in Linden. Clayton, 17 year-old son of Chris Staggs of Hohenwald and...

 

Commissioner Sharp Resigns

At the end of Monday’s County Commission meeting, Commissioner Connie Sharp announced that she would be resigning from her term as Commissioner for the 8th District. “It has been my privilege and honor to serve the citizens of the 8th District...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    September 24, 2020 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

This past week has, for the most part, been like fall. The temperatures have been in the fifties at night and low to mid-seventies most days. The leaves are really falling now and soon it will be just bare trees. You can see a lot further through...

 

Hello, Magnolia Pearl Adkins

Magnolia Pearl Adkins arrived on Sunday, September 6, 2020 with blonde hair and blue eyes to loving parents Jacob and Holly Adkins. She was welcomed into the world by her mammy and pappy, mimi and... Full story

 

Girl Scouts strive to complete patches

Junior Girl Scout Troop 2114 made kick the can ice cream at their meeting, a project toward their food patch. Girls present were Catelynn Belling, Maeilah Hostettler, Melissa Gomez, Savannah Duncan,...

 

Girl Scouts honor Women's Suffrage

Girl Scout Troop 1521 and 3033 studied Women's Suffrage during the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to our Constitution. All three girls chose the yellow rose in support of the...

 

Kings donate history books to Library

Michael and Liz King, right, recently donated copies of the following books to the Lewis County Public Library and Archives: Ancestors and Descendants of Martin McClain, Sr. 1750-1990 by Evelyn Liles Luckett, Our Lives Entwined with Strong Cords of...

 

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Legislation to extend CoverKids Program passes General Assembly - An extension of CoverKids (Public Chapter 582), Tennessee’s children’s health insurance program (CHIP) was approved this year,...

 

Lawrenceburg Mayor appointed to Emergency Communications Board

Lawrenceburg Mayor Blake Lay has been appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville) to serve on the Emergency Communications Board for the State of Tennessee....

 

Fugitive from Pennsylvania captured by Sheriff Deputies

Lewis County Sheriff Department captured a fugitive from justice wanted out of the state of Pennsylvania on Saturday, September 19, 2020. At approximately noon, deputies were dispatched to 926 Walker...

 
 By Staff    News    September 24, 2020 

Bike accident on Highway 48

A Lewis County resident on Highway 48 North heard a crash around 5:15 a.m. Saturday, September 19 and called 911. Dominic ‘DJ’ McGee, 22, of Hohenwald was returning home after a week at work in McEwen and regained consciousness to find himself...

 

Human trafficking is not just an urban problem

Human trafficking knows no socio-economic, racial or geographic barriers. Often when we think of human trafficking, we think of big cities, urban areas and stories that we have heard or read about...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Lewis County native killed in plane crash

A Lewis County native, Capt. Jessica Naomi Wright, lost her life in a plane crash on September 8, 2020 in McMinnville. Capt. Wright was one of three Tennessee Air National Guardsmen killed in the cras...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Newly elected school board members sworn-in

Judge Mike Hinson swore in the Lewis County School Board members who were newly elected in the August 6, 2020 election before the regular monthly meeting on September 8, 2020. They are: Glenda...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

LCMS Homecoming Attendants and Queen

Lewis County Middle School Homecoming is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17th. The crowning of the Homecoming Court will begin at 5:30 p.m. at A.B. Sisco Field. This year's Homecoming Queen and...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Philbilly Cancer Ride Saturday

The 7th annual Philbilly Cancer Ride kicks off Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Hohenwald Billiards with kickstands up at 11 a.m. Parking lot festivities at the city parking lot on Maple and East Linden from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. will include a 50/50...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

Roll-over on Piney

Law inforcement, emergency and rescue personnel were dispatched at 5:23 a.m. Friday, September 4, to a motor vehicle accident at 830 Piney Creek Road. They found a Toyota Corolla registered to Tamara...

 
 By Staff    News    September 17, 2020

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

National POW/MIA Recognition Day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter to honor those who were prisoners of war as well as those who are still missing in...

 

Rain/Storm ripped through area

A storm ripped through the local area dumping from five to ten inches of rain in areas of Lewis and surrounding counties. More than 20 people were rescued in neighboring Maury County when just under...

 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

Friday and the weekend proved to be a wet time for this area. It also caused the creeks to get higher than they have been in several years. Hopefully, everyone was safe. Little Swan Creek was out of its boundaries in several places and along the low...

 

Hunter Education Certification

New Update - Effective 9/9/2020 No TWRA Hunter Education Classroom Training will be held this fall in Lewis County due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. With this is mind there are alternatives available if you need certification. Options available are: 1. P...

 

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