Victim Identified in Monday Drowning at Beech Lake

RELEASE – On Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Lexington Police along with rescue and EMS personnel were dispatched to the swimming area of Beech Lake, in Lexington, regarding a report of multiple potential drowning victims. Upon arrival, officers learned that Mr. James A. Pack (29), of Pinson, TN, had become distressed while…

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Search Ends for Missing Henderson County Veteran

Article by W. Clay Crook- A search for a missing veteran, Jessie Thurston, was conducted at Natchez Trace State Park when the vehicle of the missing man was found along one of the trails. Emergency Management Director, Drew Cook, in conjunction with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department, released the following information after a discovery on…

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Lions Football Takes First Steps Toward Season

Article by Greg McClain- The Lions, under new leadership, are primed and ready to get to work on the upcoming season. New head coach Rennard Woodmore talked about what the Lions have been up to the past month, “A lot of conditioning. In June, we made an effort in trying to get our athletes ready…

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Festival of the Lakes

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Festival of the Lakes Fourth of July celebration continues to draw larger crowds and has become a regional event that people not only at home, but for all the surrounding counties to enjoy. The events began at 8:30 a.m. on July 4th with final registration for the pageants (see…

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LHS Golf Ready to Prepare for Season

Article by Kerry Mallard- Dead period is over and the LHS Golf team is ready to start practice next Monday. July 15th is officially the first day of practice and the Tigers are ready to swing into action. After another great postseason run last year, the Tigers and Lady Tigers of 2019 are ready to…

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BB Gun Used in Amanda Park Cove Robbery

Article by W. Clay Crook- Two defendants were arrested after an investigation of an Amanda Park Cove robbery on June 30th that netted about $1,100.00 in property. According to court documents, Investigator Jeremiah Adams looked into a crime in the 100 block of Amanda Park Cove, west of Highway 104 North near Lexington, where a BB…

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Henderson County South Preparing For the Season

Article by Greg McClain- The Henderson County South Lady Lions are preparing for their new season, with a tournament in Milan on August the 3rd and 4th kicking it off. New coach Lindsey Pilkenton talks about the upcoming season, “I think we’re all really excited about the season and were ready to get started.” Coach…

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LPD Searches for Hit and Run Driver

Article by W. Clay Crook- The eastbound portion of East Church Street was temporarily blocked Friday near the intersection of Fielder Street by an overturned commercial van. The white van was involved in a collision with a black Dodge Charger, flipping the van until it came to rest on its top. The Dodge Charger fled the…

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LHS Band Enters 2019 Band Camp

Article by Kerry Mallard- Monday marked the end of the TSSAA dead period, and the Lexington Marching Tigers braved the heat as the 2019 band camp began. Lexington is coming off an outstanding marching season that garnered many awards in 2018. This year the Tigers are under the leadership of a new band director, Alan…

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