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Technical College breaks ground for new Health Careers building

TCAT President Kelli Kea-Carroll was joined Monday by local elected officials and staff members at the Tennessee College of Applied Technologies for a ground breaking ceremony at the West Main...

 
 By Glenda Atkinson    News    July 30, 2020

Lewis County loses first to COVID-19 virus

Lewis County suffered the loss of one of its own to COVID-19, when SFC Ret. Floyd C. Tubbs Sr., a veteran of the Tennessee Army National Guard for more than 25 years, took his final tour of duty on...

 

Yes vote hoped for by school supporters

Voters have one week left to weigh in on the fate of a new high school for Lewis County students. A quarter percent sales tax vote on the August 6, 2020 ballot/referendum would add pennies for...

 
 By Glenda Atkinson    News    July 30, 2020

Early voting ends Saturday

Lewis Countians planning to vote early in the State and Federal Primary and County General Election only have until noon Saturday, August 1. Election Day is Thursday, August 6. "We have already seen...

 
 By Glenda Atkinson    News    July 30, 2020

Census numbers vital to the community

The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will begin emailing households in low-responding areas to encourage them to respond to the 2020 Census. Millions of emails will be sent this week and then grow in numbers and continue into September. These...

 
 By Staff    News    July 30, 2020

Local elderly man missing; trail ends on county road

An unsuccessful search for an elderly Lewis County man who has been missing since July 17, 2020, has left local officials puzzled and at a dead end. A 2002 Honda Civic, owned by Dean Elvis Berube,...

 
 By Staff    News    July 30, 2020

Search for second missing man ends in tragedy

Lewis County Sheriff reported his department responded to a call from the wife of a missing man in the Haist Road area on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Barry Jerome Zaremsky, 76, had been observed by...

 

Drowning at NACO

Local emergency crews were called to the Natchez Trace Wilderness Preserve, aka NACO, Sunday when a man drowned while swimming in the lake at the campground. Lewis County Medical Examiner Dr. Joey Hensley reported Clarence Spurgeon, 74 of Pulaski,...

 

Fight at campground sends one by air ambulance

Lewis County Sheriff's Deputies took Dylan Pugh into custody July 26, 2020 on charges of aggravated assault after a fight erupted at the Natchez Trace Wilderness Preserve, Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick reported. Pugh, of Baptist Branch Road, Mount...

 

Why it's important to keep child immunizations current

To say the least, this year has been filled with uncertainty for everyone. For parents, the COVID-19 pandemic has created extra concerns. From educating children about appropriate hand hygiene and social distancing to making decisions about school, t...

 

The Sales Tax Holiday in Tennessee will be more important than ever to our local economy

The last weekend in July will begin the 15th annual Sales Tax Holiday in Tennessee, though it will look a little different this year. In June, the General Assembly approved an extension of the 2020...

 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for July 1-20, 2020. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. Zacarias Vicente-Ramos, Belmont Drive, Rome, Georgia, charged July 1 with...

 

Head Start accepting applications

Lewis County Head Start officials announced they are still taking applications for any children who will be age three by August 15th. Head Start will offer classroom-based and virtual learning opportunities for the 2020-21 school year. For more...

 

Thomas-Barnett exchange vows in New Orleans

Hannah Mae Thomas and Joshua Barnett were married at nine o'clock in the morning of July 1, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana in a private elopement. The Rev. Samantha McGovern officiated. The bride is...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    July 30, 2020

Christmas in July at AHC Lewis County

Christmas came early for residents at AHC Lewis County. Barbara Hinson, Annette Peery, Santa (played by Steve Holloway), Mabel Anne and her mom, Ashley Heath, went around spreading joy from window to...

 

State Fair online competitions open August 3

It won’t be as it has been for sure. But the Tennessee State Fair will still be making an appearance this year as it has for more than 150 years, although those participating this year will do so through online competitions and viewing educational...

 

Be mindful of school buses, emergency responders, and line crews

With schools preparing to open, our rural roads will have more traffic, and children will be standing beside roads and highways to catch the bus. Emergency responders like police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians, and utility c...

 
 By Rep. David Byrd    News    July 30, 2020

Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Tennessee General Assembly passes legislation to mitigate effects of COVID-19 in one of the toughest budget years in state history The second session of the 111th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned...

 

Hickman/Lewis/Perry County Producers have until Aug. 3 to submit nominations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until August 3, 2020, to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local FSA county committees. Agricultural producers who participate or...

 

School Calendar 2020-2021

August 4: Students Report September 4: Abbreviated Student Day September 7: Labor Day (No School) October 5-9: Fall Break October 13: P/T Conference - No Students November 25-27: Thanksgiving Holidays December 18: Abbreviated Day December 21 -...

 
 By Staff    News    July 23, 2020

New Fire Truck for Lewis County

Lewis County's Board of Commissioners posed with Fire Chief Steve Vineyard, Captain Ryan Johnston, State Senator Dr. Joey Hensley, Mayor Jonah Keltner and South Central Tennessee Community...

 
 By Staff    News    July 23, 2020

Customer Appreciation Day at Jones Hometown Pharmacy

Jones Hometown Pharmacy will be holding a Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, August 1 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Leading up to the big day, there will be special discounts all week, starting Tuesday, July 28. Customers may enter for door prizes...

 
 By Staff    News    July 23, 2020

Cool It With ($100) Cash Continues to produce winners

Editor & Publisher Hulon O. Dunn, left, presented a check for $100 to week one winner, Cheri France last Thursday. Winner of week two is JoAnn Hensley with the correct answer, "Cornerstone is...

 

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