Animal Rescue Corps Rescues 54 Animals From Desperate Conditions In Henderson County

Release- Animal Rescue Corps (ARC), a nonprofit animal protection organization, responded to a request from authorities in Henderson County, near Cedar Grove, TN to assist with 54 cats and dogs living in deplorable conditions in and around a single-family residence.  This rescue dubbed Operation Desperate Days is ARC’s third rescue operation in a week and brings…

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Lady Lions Defeat LHS Lady Tigers

Article by Kortney Mallard- Last Tuesday night, Lexington and Scotts Hill met for the third time this season. Scotts Hill started the district 14AA tournament out with a bang, defeating Lexington in the first round, 59-39. In this game, Blaize Deere was the leading scorer with 24 points. Haley Maness totaled 12 points and Ashlyn…

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Lexington City Board Workshop Discussions

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Lexington Board of Mayor and Alderman has moved to having a workshop session the week before the regular meeting, and the first session on February 18, 2020, was filled with great discussions and productive feedback. “I really want to encourage the public to attend these workshops,” said Lexington Mayor Jeff…

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Big Red Tigers Defeat SH Lions

Article by Kortney Mallard- Lexington played in the first round of the district tournament last Thursday night. The Tigers hosted Scotts Hill for the second time this season and defeated the Lions, 55-52. Caleb Gorden was the leading scorer with 12 points. Justin Russell had 9 points. Michael Leslie scored 8 points. Wyatt Davis had…

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Severe Weather Awareness Week- February 23 – 29, 2020

Release- This week, across our state we have set aside time to educate our citizens and to bring awareness to different topics related to severe weather. Tennessee experiences all modes of weather throughout the year, sometimes we experience them all in a single day! Because of this, we in the emergency management community have recognized the…

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Renfroe Proposes Opportunity Zone to Save Old Civic Center

Article by W. Clay Crook- Henderson County Historian and local businessman, Phillip Renfroe, addressed the Lexington Board of Mayor and Aldermen during their work session on Tuesday evening, February 19, 2020, on a venture that could possibly save the front portion of the Lexington Civic Center, better known to many as the old Lexington City…

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Lady Tigers Season Comes to an End

Article by Kortney Mallard- Lexington participated in the first round of the District 14AA tournament last Tuesday night. The Lady Tigers traveled to Scotts Hill to take on the Lady Lions. Lexington was defeated in this game, 59-39, bringing the Lady Tigers’ season to an end. Senior, Kyla Taylor was the leading scorer in this…

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Overview of LES Efforts During Storm Damage

Article by W. Clay Crook- Lexington Electric System Manager Jeff Graves presented an overview of LES employee efforts during the wind storm damage last fall to a work meeting of the Lexington board on February 18, 2020. Over 600 poles set with 8,000 to 9,000 customers without power initially. Close to 270,000 feet of wire replaced,…

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Historic Signs Found During Magnolia Cafe Renovation

Article by W. Clay Crook- While working on the renovations at the Magnolia Café in Scotts Hill, Amanda Creason uncovered some fascinating history from the café, and the town’s, past. The discoveries were an original Trailways Bus sign and a sign for Pauline’s Café. Pauline’s had been located across the street, but the Trailways sign was…

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Bard Headed to Carson-Newman

Article by Blake Franklin- Making one of his childhood dreams become a reality, Duerell Bard signed the dotted line on Thursday, February 20, 2020. He is continuing his collegiate football career with Carson-Newman University. There was a signing celebration in the auditorium of Lexington High School for him, being surrounded by his family, friends and…

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