Comptroller Releases Audit on Henderson County

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Office of the Tennessee Comptroller has just released their audit results on Henderson County that ended on June 30, 2019. The report says that, “Our audit resulted in five findings and recommendations, which we have reviewed with Henderson County management.” The following are summaries of the audit findings. Office…

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Update on Lexington Bypass

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Tennessee Department of Transportation has listed the first phase of the Lexington Bypass, from Highway 412 West to Highway 22 South on its December 13, 2019, bid letting. The bid letting is notice to contractors of state highway construction bids, in this case to be received December 13, 2019.…

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Lexington Tigers Pick Up First Win

Article by Kortney Mallard- Last Tuesday night, the Tigers hosted their home opener against the Huntingdon Mustangs. In this match-up, Lexington accomplished their first victory of the season in a 71-38 win. The Tigers scored 17 points in both the first and second quarters but picked up most of their points in the third quarter,…

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Suspect Charged in Scotts Hill High School Graffiti Case

Article by W. Clay Crook- Colton Riley Hayes, age 18 of Henderson County, was arrested on November 26, 2019, in connection with the recent threatening graffiti incident at Scotts Hill High School. Hayes was charge with retaliation for past action, vandalism and disorderly conduct. According to the affidavits the defendant “did write on the restroom wall…

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Scotts Hill Lions Defeat Big Sandy

Article by Kortney Mallard- After starting the season 2-0, with wins over Frank Hughes and Clarksburg in the Hall of Champions games, Scotts Hill fell to Bradford last Tuesday night. The Lions are now back in the win column after a victory over Big Sandy last Tuesday night. In this match-up, the Lions defeated Big…

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Scotts Hill Board Approves Jessie S. Powers Memorial Highway

Article by W. Clay Crook- The mayor and board of aldermen for the city of Scotts Hill met in regular session on Monday evening, December 2nd. Prayer was led by Alderman Bill Snider, with the Pledge led by Alderman Sharlene Roach. In new business, a proposal was made and unanimously approved to name Highway 114 within…

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Workgroup on Possible Jail Expansion Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The workgroup tasked with finding solutions to the overcrowding situation at the Henderson County Jail met at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday evening, November 26, 2019, in the lobby area of the courthouse. Henderson County Sheriff Brian Duke said that the inmate population has continued to grow, even with the export of…

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Lady Lions Start The Season 4-0

Article by Kortney Mallard- Scotts Hill is off to a great start, beginning the season 4-0 and averaging 65 points per game. The Lady Lions hosted Bradford last Monday night and were victorious with a score of 64-58. Scotts Hill started the game with a bang, scoring 20 points in the first quarter. The Lady…

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District Governor Robert Huffman Addresses Rotary

Article by W. Clay Crook- The guest speaker at the November 26, 2019 Lexington Rotary Club was the Rotary District 6760 Governor Robert Huffman. He was introduced by Assistant District Governor Robert Roy. There are many worthy veterans and service-oriented organizations, but Huffman said that many years ago he found a special place with a…

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