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Obituaries For December 7, 2022 Edition

Georgia Nelle Ballard, 89 Bobby Goodman, 74 Joseph Edward Hans, Jr., 68 James Allen Maness, 77 Larry E. Reeves, 81 Kenneth Edward Scott, 40 Howard Nelson White, 70 Linda Duke Wright, 80 For complete obituaries, see the December 7th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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Jury Convicts Lexington Man of Attempted Murder

Article by Steve Corlew- A Henderson County jury convicted a Lexington man of attempted murder and other charges, November 29, 2022, according to District Attorney General Jody S. Pickens. Johnny Wayne Bass Jr., 28, was indicted on October 5, 2021, for attempted first degree murder, felony reckless endangerment and employing a firearm in commission of…

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SH Lands Lopsided Win Over Clarksburg Rockets

Article by Blake Franklin- With the high school basketball season having two weeks of play already completed in the 2022-23 season, the Scotts Hill High School Lions basketball team has already started the year off on a successful note. The Lions have a win over Carroll Academy and a loss to McNairy Central before hosting…

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Kyle Named Director of Public Works

Article by Steve Corlew- After months of special called meetings, voting to change the charter, and reviewing applications, the Lexington City Board agreed to hire Kacy Kyle as the next Public Works Director. The position has been open since Robbie McCready stepped down when he was elected the Henderson County Mayor. Meeting Monday, December 5th,…

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McClaine Concludes Stellar High School Career

Article by Blake Franklin- Isiah McClaine, a senior standout athlete for the Lexington High School Big Red Tigers football program, recently concluded his high school football career when the Tigers football program ended its season with a loss in the TSSAA state football playoffs to Pearl-Cohn on November 18, 2022. McClaine, 5’9, 190 pounds, made…

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Budget Committee Hears Request for an Official Vehicle

Article by Steve Corlew- A State Comptroller’s Audit finding has prompted the Henderson County Mayor to request an official vehicle from the Henderson County Commission. Meeting Thursday, December 1, 2022, the commission’s budget committee heard a report from Mayor Robbie McCready that the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office cited the Henderson County Sheriff for providing a vehicle…

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Lady Lions Basketball Smother Clarksburg

Article by Blake Franklin- With two games already completed, the Scotts Hill High School Lady Lions basketball team was back in action last Friday evening, December 2, 2022. The Lady Lions welcomed Clarksburg High School to Reagan, Tennessee with their sights set on another win on the season. This game would go in the Lady…

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Joint Economic Development Board Holds Monthly Session

Article by Steve Corlew- Mayors and officials from around the county met to discuss economic development, Monday, December 5th. The board is made up of county officials, mayors and city officials from Lexington, Sardis, Scotts Hill, and Parkers Crossroads. Among the issues, the board discussed the need for a budget and joint funding. The board…

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SH Lions Win Three Games in a Row

Article by Blake Franklin- After winning their last two contests, the Scotts Hill Lions basketball team was looking to make it three in a row. The Lions made their way to Clifton, Tennessee to take on Frank Hughes High School on Monday, December 5, 2022. Scotts Hill took an early lead in the game and…

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Parkers Crossroads Board Holds Brief Monthly Session

Article by Steve Corlew- The Parkers Crossroads City Commissioners heard updates on old business during a brief monthly session, December 1, 2023. Commissioner Jamie Simonton was absent from the meeting. City Manager Steve McDaniel reported that the company which is repairing the fence at the Parkers Crossroad City Park has had some delays and is…

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