Obituaries For June 23, 2021 Edition

Mark Dininger, 63 Rose Marie Johnson-Everett, 75 Rebecca Horne, 30 James Marcus Honeycutt, 58 Jason Ivey, 50 Brian Robert McAndrew, 64 Harold Seagraves, 69 Tori Rozella Swanson, 44 Ann Hay Walker, 75 For complete obituaries, see the June 23rd edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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LFD Holds Ceremony to Put New Ladder Truck Into Service

Article by W. Clay Crook- Monday, June 14, 2021, was Flag Day, and members of the Lexington Fire Department, along with city officials, met at Lexington Fire Station #3 near Tractor Supply for two special ceremonies. The first ceremony was the retirement of Ladder Truck #1, which has seen about 25 years of service. The…

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Lexington Police Department Receives TLEA Accreditation

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) Program is pleased to announce that it has granted the award of accreditation to the Lexington Police Department. This is the first accreditation award for the department. They were awarded this achievement during the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) meeting held in…

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Juvenile Being Sought in Shots Fired Incident

Article by W. Clay Crook- A juvenile is being sought in the Sunday, June 6, 2021, shots fired incident which occurred at the Lexington Walmart parking lot. Captain Jeff Middleton, with the Lexington Police Department, said that around 9:00 p.m. on June 6th that a disturbance was reported between two groups of youths and juveniles…

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Scotts Hill Lions Football Tackling the Summer Heat

Article by Blake Franklin- The Scotts Hill Lions football team has been hard at it the past few weeks. This team is braving the hot summer sun, just like many teams across west Tennessee are doing at this time of the year. With the humidity setting in and the hot summer months amongst us, conditions…

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Lexington Middle School Students Enjoy TSU Day

Article by W. Clay Crook- “It’s not just about farming anymore,” said Lexington Middle School Principal Whitney Owens as she welcomed LMS students to Tennessee State University Day on Friday, June 11, 2021. Owens said that she hopes that the event will be a beginning of a partnership between the USDA and LMS to help…

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Lexington City Board Meets in Budget Work Session

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Board of Mayor and Aldermen for Lexington met in a budget work session on Monday evening, June 14, 2021. Jeff Graves, General Manager for the Lexington Electric System presented the budget for LES. He was asked about the funding for the TVA line project from Jacks Creek to Lexington,…

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County Commission Meets to Discuss Budget, Redistricting Committee

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Commission met on Monday evening June 7, 2021, at the Henderson County Criminal Justice Complex. The following notaries were approved: Angie Davis, Jo Ann Faught, Stephani Leah Foster, Cheryl B. Maness, Shasta L. Melton, Sabriy Muhammad, Kara C. Perdue, and Melanie Stone. The commission also further discussed…

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Wilson & Pruett Secure Second Place Honors

Article by Blake Franklin- This past weekend was considered by some as brutally hot, but that didn’t keep some young anglers away from one of their favorite spots to be. On the water, doing what they love to do, the Scotts Hill Student Anglers traveled to Chickamauga Lake this past weekend to finish out the final…

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Scotts Hill Board Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Mayor and Board of Aldermen for Scotts Hill met on Monday evening, June 7, 2021. There was lengthy discussion on the solid waste pick-up issue and the motion to purchase a side-arm garbage truck was withdrawn after some newer bids were presented. The low bid by United Waste Haulers…

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