Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

 
Series: Gordonsburg | Story 39

February 4, 2021



February 1, 1951

The main headline for the week was “Worst Weather in History Grips County.” A weather system brought sleet, snow, and freezing rain throughout most of the state. Thick ice covered and pulled down many power and phone lines throughout the county, leaving approximately 75 percent of residents without electricity or telephone. In Hohenwald, the local water supply was shut off as there was no power to operate the pump more and the supply in the tank was low. “As we go to press it continued to snow… The mercury was down to 10 early today a...



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