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Lexington Man Indicted on Second-degree Murder

Article by Steve Corlew- A 25-year-old Lexington Man was indicted last week on second-degree murder charges according to the Lexington Police Department. Joshua Fields, 27, of Lexington, was being held in custody on unrelated charges at the Henderson County Jail at the time of the indictment. An investigation by LPD Narcotics Investigators and the office…

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Minutemen Come Away with Tie in Jamboree

Article by Blake Franklin- This past Saturday, August 6, 2022, the Lexington Middle School football team headed to McKenzie, Tennessee to participate in the annual jamboree held each year before the first week of the regular season. Both the junior varsity and varsity teams of LMS took on Paris Inman. The varsity Minutemen team came…

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TWRA Investigate Boating Accident

Article by Steve Corlew- Three persons with Henderson County connections perished in a boating accident on the Tennessee River this past weekend. The victims were identified as Cheri Denise Arnold, 57, of Bath Springs, who was found at the scene, and 19-year-old Bryan Chayse Linton from Scotts Hill, and 18-year-old Chase Rushing Wulfert from Morris…

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SH Lions Participate in Final Scrimmage Game

Article by Blake Franklin- The Scotts Hill Lions had one final scrimmage game to put the practice in before the jamboree game this upcoming Friday evening, and the start of the regular season the next week. The Lions made their way to Loretto High School on Friday evening, August 5, 2022, to participate in a…

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Henderson County Man Found Guilty of Trafficking Methamphetamine

Article by Steve Corlew- A 35-year-old Henderson County man was found guilty of four counts of a seven count indictment by a federal court jury, Monday, in Jackson, the United States Attorney announced. Preston Anton McNeal was convicted of conspiring with others to distribute over 50 grams of actual methamphetamine and possessing with intent to…

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LHS Lady Tiger Volleyball Takes on Brighton

Article by Blake Franklin- With the start of the regular season right around the corner, the Lexington High School Lady Tigers volleyball team was getting in some more practice over the weekend, as the team traveled to Henderson, Tennessee to compete in a play day at Freed-Hardeman University. Lexington took on Brighton High School and…

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Martin Wins Nomination, Scotts Hill Board Elected

Article by Steve Corlew- Huntingdon’s Brock Martin won the Republican nomination for the Tennessee House of Representatives defeating Gordon Wildridge, Thursday, August 4, 2022. Martin will now face Democratic challenger, Thomas Jefferson, in the November general election. “It is definitely an honor and a privilege to be elected the Republican nominee,” Martin said. “I want…

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LHS Tigers Take on Rebels in Scrimmage Game

Article by Blake Franklin- The Lexington High School Big Red Tigers football team was originally scheduled to participate in a scrimmage game with McKenzie High School last Friday evening, August 5, 2022. With inclement weather in the area that day, the scrimmage game was pushed to this past Monday evening, August 8, 2022. Lexington was…

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TBI Crime Statistics Show a Decline in Arrest by Sheriff’s Department

Article by Steve Corlew- Arrests by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department declined in 2021, according to statistics released in the annual Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s “Crime In Tennessee” publication. “That is a direct result in our manpower shortage,” Sheriff Brian Duke commented. The report, which was issued in July, showed that out of 756 reported…

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United Minds of Lexington Hands Out School Supplies

Article by Steve Corlew- The United Minds of Lexington held its annual school supply give-a-way Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Montgomery Cultural and Enrichment Center. People showed up early and the group was out of school supplies by 12:15 p.m. United Minds of Lexington works to bring the community together through these types of…

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