Circles of Hope Exceeds Expectations

Henderson County representatives for the Circle of Hope Telethon: (Back Row) Kay Emerson, Jaleesa Mason, Lindsey Hendrix, Roberta Milam, Kim Hendrix, and Amanda Barbrey. (Front Row) Jay Barbrey, Emily Blankenship, Aiden Massengill, and Ronnie Tate Photo by W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress Amid the multi-colored lights on stage, and the beat of Chris…

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Big Red Tigers Have Successful Jamboree; Now Ready For Season

Last Friday, the Lexington Tigers hosted the Best of the West Jamboree and over 2,000 fans, players, and coaches were on hand to watch a fun night of football. Lexington, Scotts Hill, Huntingdon, and Adamsville filled Tiger Stadium to witness the final scrimmage of the pre-season. After several events in the pre-season, at long last,…

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Rodeo Action In Lexington

It’s rodeo week in Lexington, so put your boots and hats on and get ready for a great weekend of rodeo action. The rodeo arena is up as cowboys and cowgirls from across the Southeast are on their way to compete in the Professional Cowboy Association Rodeo, August 18th and 19th. Gates will be open…

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Jamboree Jitters For SH Lions Friday Night

The Lions unofficially started their season last Friday night at The Best of the West Jamboree, at Jim Stowe Field, in Lexington. With a packed crowd full of Scotts Hill, Lexington, Adamsville and Huntingdon fans, the Lions came out to face the always-potent Mustangs, in the first varsity game of the night. The Mustangs struck…

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Henderson County North Stays Red Hot

When the Henderson County North softball season started, Head Coach Blake Burke knew he had an abundance of talent. Now that the season has started, the team is showing just how talented it is. The Lady Tigers are undefeated with a record of 12-0, and have won back to back tournaments. After winning the Milan…

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Eclipse Tips For 2017

Students in Henderson County schools will use a pair of eclipse glasses that meet ISO, EN, and AS transmission standards Photo by W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress Many are getting excited about the solar eclipse that is scheduled for Monday, August 21st.  The path of the eclipse will fall across parts of Middle…

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LHS Golf Has Great Outing In Home Opener

Lexington defeated Hardin County, Madison, and South Side on Monday at Pine Tree Golf Club in Lexington. The Tigers dominated the competition shooting a 168. Madison took 2nd place with a 180 and Hardin County was 3rd with a score of 185. South Side finished 4th with a 232. The Lady Tigers finished 2nd with…

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Back to School Reminder to Review Your Family’s Escape Plan

File Photo / The Lexington Progress With students’ heading back to school, it’s the perfect time to have a fire & life safety check-up! The Lexington Fire Department hopes you’ll take this opportunity to have a fire safety conversation with your family, and make sure you review and practice your fire escape plan. It is important…

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LHS Hosted by Lexington Rotary Club

LHS Cheerleaders assist in the presentation by Coach Bryant Hollingsworth and Brooklyn Hudson, during the hosting of the LHS Senior Football team by the Lexington Rotary Club Photo by W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress Coach Bryant Hollingsworth and Brooklyn Hudson from Lexington High School were the guest speakers at the August 15th meeting…

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County Board of Education Meets

Reece Blair presented at progress report on the ball fields to the Henderson County Board of Education on Thursday evening, August 10th.  Plans are still moving forward for the two main fields to be ready for games around February 1st.    The board also reviewed manufacturing classes as a program of study for high school students. …

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