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Stolen vehicle leads law enforcement on chase

The Lewis County Sheriff Department received a call of a vehicle stolen from 412 Market on Linden Highway/Highway 412 West at 9:41 a.m. Thursday, February 18. Captain Matt Tiller was first on the scen...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    February 25, 2021 

Commission renames Airport; discusses Solid Waste Discount for Disabled Veterans

A resolution was brought before the County Commission on Monday night requesting that the Airport’s name be changed from “John A. Baker Field” to “Paul Bridges Field.” All commissioners were present except for Ronnie Brewer and Jason Fite....

 

Elks Give Gift baskets for First Responders

The Lewis County Elks delivered gift baskets to our local First Responders including the Police Department, Sheriff's Department, Dispatch, Fire Department, and EMS personnel on Monday, February 8....

 

Elephant Sanctuary announces the passing of Shirley

The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Asian elephant Shirley at age 72. Shirley retired to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee in 1999 after spending 24...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    February 25, 2021 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

Just ended a week of ice and snow and it hung around for a long time. Some of it is still around even after the rain we had last night. It is on the buildings and on the ground, but a lot of it has left and maybe it will be the last one for the...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

February 23, 1961 Statistics were published on each of the members of the LCHS Panthers boys basketball team. Melvin Brackeen was the high scorer for the year with 252 points, hitting 43 percent from the field and 63 percent from the foul line. Jerry...

 

$300 Million Lost: 4 Stimulus Check Scams Tennessee Residents Should Avoid

The second stimulus check for $600 being distributed to Americans has led to unprecedented online scams that broke the $300 million milestone. The IRS reported 3.3 million payments totaling $5.7 billion were made in Tennessee for the first round and...

 

Tennessee ranked # 1 for Workforce Development in South Central Region

Top ranking is testament to innovative post-secondary education initiatives Tennessee’s innovative workforce partnerships and game-changing education reform for skills which are in high demand has created a steady pipeline of qualified workers. It...

 

Space Heater Safety

Many people turn to space heaters—both electric models and those powered by kerosene or wood— as a convenient source of warmth in winter months. However, space heaters can be dangerous if not used properly. Space heater hazards stem not just...

 

Energy Bill Assistance

Are you or someone you know struggling to afford your energy bills right now? A federally funded program may be able to help. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, known as LIHEAP, may be able to help you pay your home energy costs through a...

 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for January 27-February 22 , 2021. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. January 27, Christopher S. Frazier, Victor Cabbage Road,...

 

Girl Scout Cookie Sale

Girl Scouts held a Cookie Booth sale at Shoe Sensation on February 12th. Girls pictured above are Savannah Duncan of Troop 2114, Eva Duncan, Kaitlynn Tripp, and Raelynn Estep, all of Troop 1521, and...

 

Jeep Rollover

Tyler Horner had been helping a friend with his pick-up Wednesday, February 17, and was headed back to town around 5 p.m. when he hit a patch of black ice on a bridge over Swan Creek. According to...

 

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...

 

It's Freezing in February

Temperatures dropped below freezing last Thursday night throughout Middle Tennessee and have not been above freezing since, making for almost 95 consecutive hours below freezing. Although the bitter...

 

"Baths for the Blue"

Danielle Middleton and Kevin Baker, owners of Always & Forever Grooming, are excited to announce that they will be hosting an upcoming fundraiser event to benefit the K-9 Divisions of our...

 

Elks Lodge donated paper to Lewis County Schools

The Lewis County Elks Lodge donated 28 cases of paper to the Lewis County Elementary, Intermediate, Middle and High Schools last Friday, after learning that the schools had used nearly four times...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

February 15, 1951 A number of photos depicting trees broken to the ground and photo lines almost bowed to the ground due to heavy snow and ice were published. The Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company began the installation of a new system...

 

School Board met Tuesday

The Lewis County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lewis County Middle School Auditorium located on Park Avenue South. With the exception of Chair Glenda Atkinson, all members were present,...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    February 18, 2021

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

The weekend and even today and for several days coming it is speculated that there will be extremely cold and treacherous road conditions and weather. Today the roads are covered with ice that looks like snow but mostly is sleet and ice frozen on...

 

Budget gets full attention on Capitol Hill

The budget moved front and center on Capitol Hill during the week of February 8th as Governor Bill Lee presented his proposal to fund state government with improvements prioritizing education, health...

 

Gov. Bill Lee's State of the Union

Gov. Bill Lee delivered his third State of the State address this week in a joint convention of the House and Senate at War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville. The governor’s speech focused on recent...

 

TDA warns consumers about Credit Card Skimmers at Gasoline Pumps

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is alerting consumers to an increase in fraudulent credit card devices found at gas pumps across the state. Five fraudulent devices have been detected in user interface compartments on fuel pumps in the...

 

Sheriff Report

The following was submitted by Lewis County Sheriff Dwayne Kilpatrick for December 8, 2020 - February 1, 2021. This is a record of law enforcement action and is neither intended to imply innocence nor guilt of charges placed. Robert Andrew Himes...

 

Community recycling trailer

In an effort to continue promoting and encouraging recycling in our community, Lewis County Government will be placing a Recycling Trailer in the county parking lot beside the Courthouse and Public...

 

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