Lexington Prepares for Annual Festival of Lakes

In a little less than a week, as the sun dips below the horizon, my family will spread out upon the front lawn at Beasley and watch the magic that sets Lexington apart from any other town in Tennessee…the 4th of July fireworks from the Festival of the Lakes!     It’s a crowning triumph for…

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Lady Tigers Softball Undefeated at Mississippi State University Camp

For the 2nd straight year, the Lexington Lady Tiger softball team made a great showing at the Mississippi State Camp and went undefeated. The Lady Tigers put together a combination of great pitching, great defense, and a prolific offense to take top honors at the MSU camp. Lexington outscored the competition 47-1 in four games.…

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Arson Suspected in Rock Springs

According to Henderson County Fire Chief, Lynn Murphy, arson is suspected by the State Fire Marshal’s Office in a mobile home blaze on Leo Woods Road. Stations 2, 3,4, and 7 responded after a call at 9:10 p.m., Sunday night, June 25th to the 1500 block of Leo Woods Road. “The first firefighters on the…

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Lexington Rotary Installs New Officers

      The Lexington Rotary Club installed officers for the 2017-2018 year.  (L-R) Bonnie Beecham, Secretary; Jamie Sprayberry, Immediate Past President; Todd Rosel, President; Tasha Johnson, Vice President; Jimmy Burroughs, Treasurer; Chris Alexander, Program Director and Historian. Other officers include:  Chris Dangler, Dir. Of Club Service; Linda Lipscomb, Dir. Of Vocational Service; Kelli Grice,…

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Tractor and Truck Pull Raises Thousands for Ag Students

For the fifth year in a row, Scotts Hill has drawn outstanding attendance at the Tractor and Truck pull.  The event was on Saturday, June 24th at the Scotts Hill City Park.   “There were about 1300 attending from gate sales,” Jenny Gibson said, “so with the FFA, firefighters and others, there were about1,600 to 1,700…

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LHS Lady Tigers End Summer Schedule at UTM

Lexington’s Lady Tiger basketball team put the finishing touches on the summer scrimmages, last Thursday, at the annual camp at UTM in Martin. Lexington played three games and went 1-2 in the final outing before the dead period started. The Lady Tigers lost to Obion Central and Harpeth and defeated South Fulton. The camp marked…

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Miss Lexington Crowned Miss Tennessee 2017

Fingers were crossed as the Miss Tennessee Pageant went through each of the different categories. Caty Davis, Miss Lexington, competed in evening wear competition on Wednesday evening, talent competition on Thursday evening, singing “I Surrender”, captured the preliminary swimsuit contest on Friday evening, and made the top fifteen in final competition Saturday evening at the…

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Morel Receives Veteran’s Quilt of Valor

    The Vietnam War was one that many men from all walks of life were affected by. Some joined willingly out of patriotism, while others were plucked from their homes unwillingly. One of these young men that fought in Vietnam was one Charles “Chuck” Morel.   Morel was in the 41st Signal Battalion, 362nd signal…

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Tiger Basketball Ends Summer with Momentum

After a brutal summer schedule, the Lexington Tiger basketball team will now get a couple of weeks to rest during the dead period. The Tigers made several camps during the month of June and along the way the Tiger coaches learned a lot about the team and what is in store for the 2017-2018 season.…

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Scotts Hill Lions Make Massive Jump to 2-A

This coming school year Scotts Hill will officially make the move to 2-A, which it was informed of before Christmas this past year. This move will affect every sport on campus besides football, which has six different classifications. This marks the first time ever, in the near 100 years of existence, that Scotts Hill High…

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