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Lions Football Achieve Big Win Over Perry Co.

Article by Blake Franklin- The Scotts Hill High School Lions football team hit the road last Saturday evening, September 24, to make their way to Perry County High School. The Lions came in with one thing on their mind, a win. The night went in favor of Scotts Hill as the team put up an…

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Aldermen Discuss Broadband, Name Chief Loftin’s Successor

Article by Steve Corlew- The Lexington Board of Aldermen discussed more of the mechanics of the Broadband Grant during its meeting, Monday night. The board also named Captain Jeff Middleton as the incoming Police Chief to succeed Roger Loftin upon Chief Loftin’s retirement in 2023. The Lexington Electric System was awarded a $27.49 million grant…

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HCN Tigers Defeat Milan Bulldogs

Article by Blake Franklin- The Henderson County North Tigers traveled to Milan last Tuesday night, September 20, to take on the Bulldogs. The game ended up being a battle from the very beginning. In a tough matchup, the Tigers knew this would be a competitive game and were up for the challenge. At the end…

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Chamber Leadership Class Focuses on Law Enforcement

Article by Steve Corlew- The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class heard from representatives of various local law enforcement agencies and had some hands-on firearms training during Law Enforcement Day, September 22, 2022. First, 911 Director Pam Tolley gave an overview of 911 dispatcher’s duties and emergency communications responsibilities. Lexington Police Department Captain Jeff…

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Big Red Tigers Victorious In Homecoming Game

Article by Blake Franklin- With the homecoming festivities being celebrated before the start of the game last Friday evening, September 23, 2022, Lexington High School football was set to keep the spirit going with their football game as the team hosted Westwood High School on the night. Lexington started fast and never looked back as…

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Scotts Hill, Doe Creek School Plans Appreciation Day

Article by Steve Corlew- Scotts Hill will celebrate its 40th annual Scotts Hill Appreciation Days, Friday and Saturday in conjunction with the 15th annual Doe Creek School House Appreciation Day. Events will kick off Friday night in the City Park with a full night of gospel groups and entertainment. Saturday, activities begin at Doe Creek…

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SH Lady Lions Soccer Celebrate Senior Night

Article by Blake Franklin- The SHHS Lady Lions soccer team was back on their home field on September 19, 2022, to celebrate the senior players on the team as the Lady Lions faced Fayette Ware soccer. The night began with the senior ceremony recognizing senior players Layla Adams, Addison Cameron, Kiersten Perry, Brenda Plascencia, Tesla…

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Broadband Service Will Open New Doors for Henderson, Decatur Counties

Article by Steve Corlew- The recent announcement of a $27.49 million grant for broadband to be built by the Lexington Electric System has not only excited Lexington and Henderson County, but also neighboring Decatur County. LES will be providing broadband service to 17,851 residential customers and that will include those in Decatur County. The grant…

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Minutemen Shut Out Bolivar Middle School

Article by Blake Franklin- Lexington Middle School was on the road last Thursday, September 22, as the Minutemen headed to take on Bolivar Middle. The Minutemen have been displaying very good football in recent games and this matchup was another chance for the team to showcase their athletes. The Minutemen had no problems with Bolivar…

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BRWDA Approves Permit Increases for 2023

Article by Steve Corlew- The Beech River Watershed Development Authority board approved an increase in lake permit fees during its quarterly meeting on September 23, 2022. A new annual permit will increase from $20 to $25. The daily use permit increase from $3 to $5. The current permit fees were set in 2009. The daily…

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