Lexington’s First Annual Farm to Table Event a Sold Out Success

Article by Weston Watts- A sellout crowd of over 250 people attended the first annual “Farm to Table” Dinner in Lexington on Friday night, October 11th. The “Farm to Table” event showcased food from local farms and brought awareness to the economic impact of the agriculture industry in Henderson County. All proceeds, including ticket sales…

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Lady Tigers Win District Title

Article by Kerry Mallard- For the first time since 2008, the Lady Tigers are district champions in volleyball. The last time that happened, the Lady Tigers advanced to the state tournament. As a result of winning the district, Lexington earned the right to host last night’s region tournament. Lexington faced Dyersburg with a chance to…

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Lexington Hosts Industrial Appreciation Luncheon

Article by W. Clay Crook- “We are so thankful and appreciative,” said Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs, “for our manufacturing partners and what they mean to our community.” Their contributions also come from property tax and sales tax through local purchases, “what they do here rolls and multiplies their impact.” Manufacturing is vital to survival of many…

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Scotts Hill Lady Lions Soccer Play in District Tournament

Article by Kortney Mallard- Scotts Hill Lady Lions Soccer lost in the district semi-final match to Loretto. The final score was 3-0. Lillian Richardson had 11 saves from the match and Brileigh Roach had four shots at the goal. Throughout the district tournament, Brileigh Roach, Jade Spain and Taylor Mills received All-District Awards and Jade Spade…

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Sen. Gresham And Rep. Haston Announce $525,000 Grant to Improve Community Development In Scotts Hill

Release- State Senator Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) and Representative Kirk Haston (R-Lobelville) announced today that Scotts Hill will receive $525,000 through a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Gresham and Haston made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). The award will be used for a water line improvement…

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LHS Tigers to Play For Region Title

Article by Kerry Mallard- Lexington’s football Tigers will play Hardin County Friday night for the region title. The two teams will come into the game with perfect records in region play, and the winner will have the head-to-head tiebreaker. Lexington has an overall record of 4-3 and Hardin County is 6-1. The Tiger’s put themselves…

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Scotts Hill Board Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- Various scheduling conflicts moved the meeting of the Scotts Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen from the regular meeting night to Monday evening, October 14th. Filling in for Mayor Jessie Powers was Vice-Mayor Kenny Parrish. David Austin gave an update on several grants, two of which have been approved, a…

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Scotts Hill Lady Lions Defeated in Tournament

Article by Kortney Mallard- Scotts Hill Lady Lions Volleyball competed in the district tournament last week that was hosted at Middleton. The Lady Lions played Madison and lost the match in three sets, losing the first set 25-16, the second match 25-21 and the third 25-13. Across all three sets, Alexis Hart had 3 digs…

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LHS Soccer Advances In District Tournament

Article by Kerry Mallard- Lexington’s Lady Tiger Soccer team picked up a 2-1 first round win over Hardin County Monday night to advance in the district tournament. Lexington was back in action last night in the semi-finals as they took on McNairy. A win will put the Lady Tigers in the district championship Thursday night…

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Kirk Haston, Justin Wilson, at Oct. 8th Rotary

Article by W. Clay Crook- The special guests at the October 9th Lexington Rotary Club meeting were 72nd District State Representative Kirk Haston and State Comptroller Justin Wilson. “What we do on the state level doesn’t compare to the hard work done on the local level by your officials,” said Haston as he gave a brief…

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