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 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

Play Cool It & Win $100 CASH

It is hot outside and that means the AC is probably turned to high. What better time to play Cool It With Cash for a chance to win $100 toward your electric bill. Settle down in the cool air, turn to...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

County did approve a 9 member commission

In an email dated June 18, Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner reported to Lewis County Clerk Sandra Clayton that a vote to decrease the number of Lewis County Commissioners from 18 to nine, which was...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

Over 100 jobs to be lost when Bates Rubber in Lobelville closes, moves to Mexico

An article in the July 1, 2020 edition of the Buffalo River Review in Perry County stated Bates Rubber, Inc. in Lobelville will close. Several residents of Lewis County work for the company. The article is, as follows: “We have no comment at this t...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Holt announces Candidacy for 6th District Board of Education

Jack Holt announces he is seeking the position of school board member for the sixth district. He has been serving on the board since being appointed by the Lewis County Commissioners on September 17,...

 

Governor's order puts High School Fall Sports on hold

Earlier last week, Governor Bill Lee extended the state’s emergency order to protect against the coronavirus through August 29, 2020. One of the provisions of those emergency ordedrs includes no contact sports, and that means soccer and football...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Asian Elephant Shirley turns 72 at The Elephant Sanctuary

The Elephant Sanctuary celebrated Asian elephant Shirley's 72nd birthday and 21st year at The Sanctuary on July 6, 2020. At 72 years old, Shirley, defies all odds as one of the oldest elephants in...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Say Howdy to This Plant from the Wild West UT Gardens' July 2020 Plant of the Month

Submitted by Carol Reese, UT Extension Western Region Horticulturist Some plants feature beautiful flowers, others have interesting foliage, and still others are known for their strong architectural...

 

TDH encourages Tennesseans to continue essential health services

Tennessee’s rural county health departments continue providing traditional services and are taking every precaution to keep patients, clients and staff members safe from COVID-19. In addition to routine services, TDH county health departments...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

New Life Retreat

Things are beginning to go back to normal as businesses begin to reopen, and people start going back to normal life. Have you been in self-isolation with a loved one who struggles with substance abuse? If your answer is yes, you need to stay aware...

 

Counting People Experiencing Homelessness

As part of the Group Quarters Operation, Census Bureau workers will also count people experiencing homelessness between September 22 and September 24. During a process called Service-Based Enumeration, specially trained census takers visit shelters,...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    July 9, 2020 

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

We are into the last half of the year 2020 and praying that the last half will be better than the first half has been for our nation and world. May the problems which have beset us be less and not as consuming as those of the first half. May God...

 

Hunger Relief for Tennessee Families Amid Pandemic

Families faced with food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic are finding relief from food banks, retailers and producers, and there are more donations on the way. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) recently joined representatives from...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

OohLaLa donations comes up trumps again!

"Angels Among Us" goes the song. This is certainly the case with Jack and Laura Brancewick, owners of the New Orleans Shaved Ice Company, OohLaLa, who are often seen at major events throughout the...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

E-911 Dispatch Center activities for June

Lewis County Emergency Communications District, E-911 Emergency Dispatch Center activities for June 1 through 30, 2020: Lewis County Sheriff Office4 Wheelers and motorcycles 3Alarm 12 Animal call 20 Arrest 1Assault 3Breaking and entering 1Burglary...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

Correction: "Three care pile-up on the corner of East Linden and North Park"

In last week's "Three car pile-up on the corner of East Linden and North Park," Rebecca Rodgers' vehicle was not involved in the accident, making it an accident between two vehicles. The police report also stated the brakes of Jade McClain's vehicle...

 
 By Sen. Joey Hensley    News    July 9, 2020 

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

Legislation Effective on July 1st, 2020 The 111th General Assembly adjourned on the morning of June 19th after overcoming many obstacles this session. I am proud to say that despite the destruction...

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    July 9, 2020 

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Nathan Bedford Forrest…. “The Rest of the Story.” The last few years, there have been a lot of controversies over General Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Civil War hero for the South. Most Southerners...

 

Gov. Lee Announces $81 Million in Coronavirus Relief Grants for K-12 and Higher Education Institutions

First wave of funds available to assist with plans for safe reopening Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced on July 7, 2020 $81 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) funding...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Surgeon joins Maury Regional medical staff

Andrew W. Garrett, M.D., a specialist in general surgery, has joined the medical staff at Maury Regional Medical Center. Dr. Garrett received his medical degree from Saba University School of...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

New Life Retreat Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and Education

Things are beginning to go back to normal as businesses begin to reopen, and people start going back to normal life. Have you been in self-isolation with a loved one who struggles with substance abuse? If your answer is yes, you need to stay aware...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

Head-on Collision: Hannah Ricketts and Billy Meek III

Hohenwald Police, Hohenwald Fire and Maury Regional Emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle accident Friday, July 3, at 11:50 a.m. with reported injuries. HPD Sgt. Michael Dunn reported that a...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Masking is about caring for others

H. Alan Watson, FACHECEO, Maury Regional Health As society has opened and more people have resumed work, shopping and leisure activities, we have experienced an increase in the number of COVID-19 case...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

Columbia State Announces Spring 2020 Graduates

Columbia State Community College is pleased to announce and congratulate 530 spring 2020 graduates. The following Lewis County students graduated from Columbia State this spring. Daniell Byrd of Hohenwald graduated with an Associate of Science in...

 
 News    July 9, 2020 

Five Things to Know About Smell and Taste Loss in COVID-19

While fever, cough and shortness of breath have characterized the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its list of common symptoms in late April to include a new loss of smell or...

 
 By Staff    News    July 9, 2020 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for June 24-29 , 2020. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Serena D. Melton, Garrison Road, charged June 24 with public...

 

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