Help Us Flatten the Curve

Article by W. Clay Crook- Lexington City Mayor Jeff Griggs, in conjunction with Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray and Emergency Management Agency Director Drew Cook, broadcast a special social media announcement on Sunday evening, March 22, 2020. Earlier in the day, Governor Bill Lee had signed Executive Order 17 calling for businesses across the state…

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Tisdale Garnering Praise for Upcoming Football Season

Article by Blake Franklin- In a recent posting made by the Ole Miss athletics staff regarding Tariqious Tisdale, a recent former Lexington High School football player, it was stated that “I’m hearing that if there was one player to predict that is going to have that breakout season this year on defense it’s Tariqious Tisdale.…

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Schools Continue to Fill Needs During Closures

Article by W. Clay Crook- Henderson County and Lexington City schools may be closed, but they are still providing a vital service. Both have set up either a breakfast and snack, or a snack and lunch curbside option. “It’s just really important to make sure that children still have the chance for a nutritional and…

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Election Update

Article by W. Clay Crook- Applications for the August 6, 2020 election continue to be processed. The following people have picked up applications to run for the following offices: Henderson Co. School Board: District 1- Dennis Ray McDaniel District 3- Daniel Lewis District 5- Bobby Harrington District 7- Jeff Camper and Jeremy Bartholomew Sardis: Mayor-…

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Life Without Sports-the March Sadness Edition

Article Submitted- As America battles the Coronavirus, much of what we have become accustomed to in our daily life is being cancelled, postponed or is much different from what we are used to. Life without sports is one of those daily things. It is so incredibly strange to millions of us to have to exist…

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Members of Lexington City School Class of 1958 Exchange Memories

Article by W. Clay Crook- The doors and windows are now barred, missing mortar leaves cracks between the bricks, but there is something special you feel as you walk up the steps towards the old Lexington City School building. Perhaps it’s the memory of a simpler time, when there was open recess around the building,…

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Lexington City Board Meets in Special Session

Article by W. Clay Crook- Amid concerns with future COVID-19 restrictions, the Lexington Board of Mayor and Alderman moved the regular meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, to noon on Friday, March 20th. The board met in a open to the public work session for two hours on Tuesday evening, March 17th, where all items…

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Green-to-Tee Coaching Now Allowed by TSSAA

Article by Blake Franklin- In researching about a new proposed rule change, for Tennessee high school golf matches, I came across this article online. With a recent voting by the TSSAA, coaches are now allowed to coach their players from Green-to-Tee starting in the Fall 2020 season. The formal proposal, which was submitted by Gallatin…

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Discovery Park CEO Scott Williams Addresses Lexington Rotary

Article by W. Clay Crook- The special guest speaker for the March 17, 2020 Lexington Rotary Club was Mr. Scott Williams, President and CEO of the Discovery Park of America. He was raised in Memphis but both sides of his family going back to the 1830’s were from Haywood County. He originally worked for Elvis…

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Lexington Native Greg Singleton Receives Award in Washington DC

Release- The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition announced this year’s recipients of the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award. The center named Austin Peay State University’s Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, as one of the ten award recipients. Greg is the son…

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