Lexington Bypass Becomes Reality

Article by W. Clay Crook- Representative Steve McDaniel, Lexington City Mayor Jeff Griggs, and Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray met TDOT Region 4 officials, around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, September 18th, at the area where Phase 1 of the Lexington Bypass will enter the southside of Highway 412 West. The spot is now a bean…

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Douglas and Scott Going To State Golf Tournament

Lexington has a long history of teams and individuals participating in the State Golf Tournament. This year is no exception. LHS Golfers Zac Douglas and Haley Scott qualified for the state tournament Monday, while playing in the region tournament. Zac won the Region Championship and Haley Scott finished 4th. As a result, both will move…

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Highway Named for Gen Dan Wood

Release- State Representative Steve McDaniel and State Senator Dolores Gresham have announced that a portion of Highway 22 South will be designated as the “General Dan Wood Highway.” The resolution to name the highway was passed by the Tennessee General Assembly and signed by Governor Haslam earlier this year. This section of highway has been…

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LMS Soccer Ends Regular Season Finale with Win

Lexington Middle School’s Lady Minutemen finished the regular season with a 6-1 win over Henderson County United last Tuesday. Zoie Johnson filled in for Rosemary Lindsey, as goalie, and limited Henderson County United to one goal. Callie McDonald scored 3 goals making this her second hat trick of the season. Bailey Parker, center mid-fielder, scored…

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LHS Marching Tiger Band Shines in First Competition of Year

This past Saturday, September 15, the Lexington High School Marching Tiger Band competed in the Gibson County Marching Invitational and had one of the most successful weekends in the program’s recent history. In preliminary competition, the band competed in Class AA and won 1st place band, 1st place percussion, 2nd place color guard and 3rd place…

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Election Commission Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- Margaret Milam, Bill Martin, Cornelia Morris, Robin Powers, and Pope Thomas met with Elections Administrator Dan Miller for a meeting of the Henderson County Election Commission. Bill Martin served as chairman for this session. The commission did a quality review audit of ten percent of the most recent voter registrations…

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Scotts Hill Lions Fall to Riverside

The Lions went into hostile territory last Friday, when they took on Riverside. The Lions came into the game winning their last two games. They did so with a powerful running game and a stout defense. The Lions couldn’t find their rhythm on offense Friday night and fell to their rivals. The Lions opened up…

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Pepper’s Pantry Holds Grand Opening

Article by W. Clay Crook- A glass of fruit tea, with a $5.00 sample platter, perhaps enjoying a table in the shade outdoors. The next big decision is dessert, or should that wait until Saturday to enjoy chocolate gravy for breakfast. Friday, September 14th was a ribbon cutting event from the Henderson County Chamber of…

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Tigers Fall to 2-3 on Season

Lexington played host to North Side Friday night and lost another close game, 21-14. The Tigers are now 2-3 overall and 1-1 in region play. Several positives and many improvements were evident Friday night, but turnovers and penalties made the difference in winning and losing. The Tigers ended their offensive scoring drought on the second…

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