Early Voting Lines Remain Steady

Article by Clay Crook- Early voting was off to a great start in Henderson County, beginning on Friday morning, July 13th. Lines stayed steady from opening throughout most of the day. Bill Martin, with the Election Commission, said that 633 votes were cast by the close of the day on Monday. The three day total is…

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SH Lions Make Improvements In Competition

Last Thursday, the Lions took a short trip down to Chester County to play the Eagles in a 7-on-7 competition. The Lions and Eagles played in a sweltering environment that saw the heat index rise to 103 by 9:45 a.m. The Lions struck quick, scoring on their first possession of the game. Hayden Beal connected…

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Scott Receives Service Above Self Award

Article by Clay Crook- Former Lexington mayor, Bennie Scott, received a surprise after speaking to the Lexington Rotary Club on Tuesday, July 10th. He was invited to speak on his experience with Guillain-Barré syndrome and was presented the coveted “Service Above Self” award from Rotary President, Tasha Johnson.  Scott is an active member at First…

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LHS Tiger Football Prepares for Season

Lexington will participate in its last 7-on-7 scrimmage today, at TCA, and then on Monday full contact practice begins. After a long wait, the pads will finally be put on and the Lexington Tigers will officially start preparing for the first scrimmage of the pre-season which will be played July 27th at Jim Stowe Field.…

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Fire on Rue Hammer Road

Article by Clay Crook- Henderson County Fire Department Stations 2, 3, and 7 were dispatched around 1:00 p.m. for a lawn mower fire on Rue Hammer Road, near Baudy James Road, on Friday, July 13th. The mower and a 3 x 5 feet shed were fully engulfed as Station 2 arrived on the scene. The…

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Henderson County receives $285,378 Grant for a New Fire Truck at Middleburg

Release- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved nearly $28 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), which assist communities with infra-structure improvements, health and safety initiatives and façade improvements in downtown commercial districts. “Congratulations to the 70 Community Development Block Grant recipients,” Haslam said. “It’s always great…

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Lions Unveil New Uniforms Ahead of Football Season

The past four years the Lions have been decked out in a traditional Nike uniform, black shirts and pants for home games and white shirts and pants for away games with a black helmet and the now iconic SH and paw print. The uniforms were bought under then head coach Michael Stroup as he sought…

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Former Countian Saves Life

Article by Clay Crook- How often does a person have a chance to save a life, and with skills learned thirty years ago as a teen? Former Henderson Countian, Janet Tignor Patterson of Murfreesboro, found out during a recent vacation to Ft. Walton Beach. “We were just enjoying a break from our day. It was around…

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Lexington 11 & 12 Year Old All-Stars Headed to State

On Sunday, July 8, 2018, the Lexington Little League 11 & 12 year-old All-Stars began their journey in the district tournament. The team began play against Madison Central. Lexington threw a shutout against Madison Central, with a combination of two pitchers during the game. Ryder Blankenship went two full innings and Jackson Coffman came in…

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Live Oak Graduate Excels in Spite of Brain Tumor

By Lauren Dodd, Waco Tribune-Herald- Between two surgeries to remove a brain tumor, MiMi Tarter, 18, won multiple awards in district and state fine arts competitions. Tarter, a recent graduate of Live Oak Classical School, received the “Female Fine Arts Student of the Year” award from the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools for her…

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