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

By Katelin Carroll
Staff Reporter 

Commission renames Airport; discusses Solid Waste Discount for Disabled Veterans


February 25, 2021

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.

Bridges served as the Airport Manager at the Lewis County Airport for 40 years without ever requesting pay. During that time he donated tens of thousands of dollars worth of his time and labor to the airport and Lewis County Government, as well as helped secure millions of dollars in grants, read the resolution.

Bridges unfortunately lost his...

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