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

2-year-old's grandmother wants answers


March 25, 2021

Clint Confehr

Tamara Turner

By Clint Confehr

SUMMERTOWN, Tenn. - The grandmother of a 2-year-old with a birth defect says she's not mad at anyone, nor is she looking to place blame.

Tamara Turner just wants to know what's sprayed and when it's sprayed on farm fields here, she said. Nearly 150 neighbors are concerned for their health and complained to the state about crop dusting.

Turner's grandchild was born with a hole in the heart and is to have surgery to close the hole, she said. It's needed to prevent a problem later.

At least 17 attended a recent Citizens for Clean Water, Air and Food meeting. Group founders Ro...

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