Montgomery Hosts Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration

Article by W. Clay Crook- On Monday morning, January 20, 2020, people began to enter the refurbished auditorium of the historic Montgomery Cultural and Enrichment Center. The center was once an African American elementary school for Lexington, and the only high school for African American students from Henderson and many of the surrounding counties of…

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“The Battle of Henderson County”

Article by Kortney Mallard- Last Friday night, Scotts Hill traveled to Lexington to play in a game, appropriately deemed “The Battle of Henderson County”. The Lady Tigers hosted the Lady Lions first and the tip-off was at 6:00 p.m. The Lady Lions were victorious in this match-up, winning a close one, 47-44. For the Lady…

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Ayers Foundation Scholars Program Expands at Lexington High School

Release- The Ayers Foundation Scholars Program at Lexington High School will be adding scholarship funds, officials said on Wednesday, January 15,2020. The scholarship funds mean graduating seniors could receive up to $4,000 per year for four years in order to pursue additional education. Foundation president Janet Ayers says the expansion complements college access counseling services that have…

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SHHS Lady Lions Defeat North Side

Article by Kortney Mallard- Last Tuesday night, Scotts Hill hosted North Side. The Lady Lions were looking for their thirteenth win of the season and their fourth district win. Scotts Hill achieved both in their, 64-31, win over the Indians. Blaize Deere was the leading scorer with 21 points. Bradie Ivey totaled 14 points. Harley…

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Governor Bill Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Adient to Expand Lexington Manufacturing Facility

Release- Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced on Friday, January 17, 2020 that Adient will invest $23.5 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lexington. Adient, a leading automotive seating manufacturer and supplier, plans to create approximately 330 jobs. The expansion is the company’s second significant…

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Lady Tigers Fall to Chester County

Article by Kortney Mallard- Lexington traveled to Chester County last Tuesday night in a district rivalry game. The Lady Tigers were defeated by Chester County, 60-43. Diamond Holland was the leading scorer, scoring 11 points. Jadyn Yarbro had 8 points. Kylie Waldrep scored 5 points. Zoey Haynes had 4 points. Makayla Herndon, Candace Butler and…

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Henderson County Commission Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Commission met in regular session on Monday evening, January 14, 2020, at the Criminal Justice Center. The following notaries were approved: Leslie N. Arnett, Lena D. Beal, Anzie O. Garlock, Vickie Glisson, Rebekah B. Grice, Brittney N. Hicks, Phyllis Little and Jackie Washburn. The commission also read into the…

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Single Vehicle Accident on Poplar Springs – Juno Road Leads to Fatality

Article by W. Clay Crook- Around 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020, the Henderson County Rescue Squad, Henderson County Fire Department, Henderson County Sheriff’s Department, EMS and the Tennessee Highway Patrol were dispatched to a one vehicle accident at 1687 Poplar Springs – Juno Road. According to the report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a…

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Lions Fall to North Side

Article by Kortney Mallard- Scotts Hill hosted North Side last Tuesday night and fell, 67-58, against the Indians. In this match-up, the Lions scored 14 points in the first quarter, 12 points in the second quarter, 10 points in the third quarter and 22 points in the fourth quarter. Micah Scates was the leading scorer…

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Briarwood Awarded by the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living’s Quality Initiative Recognition Program

Article by W. Clay Crook- Briarwood Community Living Center in Lexington recently earned a certificate of achievement for their commitment to improving the lives of the individuals they serve. Briarwood Community Living Center was recognized as having met the criteria for the… For the complete story, see the January 22nd edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe…

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