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 By Crystal Nash    News    January 20, 2022 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 17, 1952 J. H. Warf was elected president of the Lewis County Civic Club. T. E. Poore was re-elected president of the First National Bank. The Lewis County Republican Party held a reorganization meeting and elected W. T. Starbuck chair. The A...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    January 6, 2022

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

January 3, 1952 All draft registrants classified as 4-F were to be reexamined under the newly-issued Universal Military Training Act. Men classified as 4-F who married and sired children since registering were to immediately contact the Lewis County...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 23, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

December 20, 1951 The main headline of the Herald read, “This issue of the Herald is dedicated to Lewis County boys and girls in service.” Included the 24-page issue were reprinted photographs of those in service, and special Christmas greetings...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 23, 2021

Christmas Wishes of Hohenwald's Past

By Crystal Nash The season of Christmas is upon us, and it is time to, once again, take a nostalgic glimpse at past holiday wishes. Although I enjoy sharing Lewis County history through my weekly “Glimpses of Hohenwald’s Past” article, it is...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    December 2, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 29, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Help Fight Tuberculosis: Buy Christmas Seals.” Road Commissioner Finley Brown reported that repairs had been completed on the Little Swan Bridge, which had been partially damaged by fire...

 
 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 Crystal Nash    News    November 18, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 15, 1951 The City of Hohenwald completed the laying of sidewalks along Park Avenue from the corner of the Courthouse square to Main Street. The sidewalk project was nearing completion as workers were busy pouring sidewalks on West Main...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    November 11, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 8, 1951 Early winter weather struck Hohenwald on November 2 with snowfall beginning at about 9 a.m. and continuing until a late hour in the night with 12 or more inches falling; however, only about 2 inches remained when the snow stopped. Lo...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    November 4, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 01, 1951 McDonald Funeral Home broke ground for the building of an addition to the former Coble Home which had been purchased by McDonald Funeral Directors. Rains temporarily halted the laying of sidewalks along Park Avenue. United States...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    October 28, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 25, 1951 Farmers were being urged to turn in old scrap metal for defense production. The Snip, Snap, Bite restaurant was damaged by a fire that occurred in the early morning hours of October 22. The fire broke out from under the counter from...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    October 21, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 18, 1951 The main headline for the week was “High School Band Making Initial Appearance Ball Game Here Tonight.” The LCHS Band was scheduled to make its first public appearance since being re-organized at the October 18 game against...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    October 14, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 11, 1951 Hollywood actor Ward Bond, along with MGM starlet and singer Eileen Christy and screen writer Cap Palmer, visited Hohenwald on October 11 from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Hohenwald was one of 15 cities in Western Tennessee visited by Bond...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    October 7, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

October 04, 1951 No copy was available for review. October 5, 1961 LCHS Panthers won their fifth straight game in a row when they beat Dickson 12 to 7. This victory was the Panthers’ first victory over the Dickson Dragons in over six seasons. A.B....

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

September 27, 1951 A racetrack was being constructed four miles west of town by T. L. Lee, a Memphis contractor who operated a sawmill and planning mill here for several years. The racetrack was scheduled to open to the public in the middle of...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

September 20, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Save A Soldier’s Life By Giving A Pint of Blood, Tomorrow, Friday.” A total of 150 pints of blood was set as the quota for Lewis County when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited on September...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

September 13, 1951 Fred A. Pollock, Mabry McNabb, and James Simmons were reported wounded in Korea. The Lewis County Public Library was scheduled to open to the public for the first time on Friday, September 14. The library was located on the ground...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    September 9, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

September 6, 1951 The 1951 Lewis County Fair came to a close with a reported financial loss. The Fair Association reported that the farm and livestock exhibits were considered the best event. Children enjoyed free admission on Friday thanks to the...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    September 2, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

August 30, 1951 Three carnival workers were charged with daylight robbery of Lindsey’s Café. They were reported to have ordered breakfast and grabbed the cash box while Mrs. J. C. McClearen was preparing their meals. Two were arrested at the...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    August 26, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

August 23, 1951 Lewis County Schools opened for the 1951-52 school year with full attendance. “It now appears that approximately 70 will be enrolled in the new band being organized and soon as the instruments are available the racket will get...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    August 12, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

August 09, 1951 Representatives of local agricultural agencies met at the Court House on July 31 to organize a Lewis County Agricultural Council for the purpose of securing a more coordinated effort in coping with farm issues. M. E. Davis was...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    August 5, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

August 02, 1951 Douglas D. Humphreys was appointed U.S. Commissioner for Lewis, Lawrence, and Wayne Counties to have jurisdiction in all minor violations of Federal statues in the three counties. It was reported that a statewide change in the...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    July 29, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 26, 1951 The main headline for the week was “1951 Lewis County Fair Four Weeks Away, Catalogues Out Saturday.” The Hohenwald General Shoe factory re-opened following a two-week shutdown. James Harbin completed his basic airmen...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 19, 1951 The 1951 Lewis County Fair was announced for August 27 through September 1. Braleys Circus had been secured as the grand stand attraction. Sidney Ashmore enlisted in the U. S. Army. Johnie Zimmerman enlisted in the U. S. Navy. The newsp...

 
 By Crystal Nash    News    July 15, 2021

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

July 12, 1951 The main headline for the week was “Court Vote Funds For County Library: 10c Cut From County Rate.” The Lewis County Quarterly Court (now called County Commission) voted to establish a public library for the use of residents,...

 

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