Veterans Cemetery Director Marty Weed Addresses Rotary

Article by W. Clay Crook- Marty Weed, Administrator of the Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads, was the special guest speaker for the March 12th meeting of the Lexington Rotary Club. Weed said that the 132 acres at the cemetery, and the chapel, were purchased from local fundraising efforts. There is a 160-year use plan for…

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SH Lions Split Two Games in Tennessee River Classic

The Lions had two games, in Camden, TN, this weekend in the Tennessee River Classic. They split the two games they played, taking their first loss of the season. On Thursday, the Lions took on Henry County. The Lions put the ball in play but hit it straight at players and ended the night with…

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Bobby Beecham Day Celebrated

Article by W. Clay Crook- Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray issued a proclamation Saturday, March 16th, for Bishop Bobby Beecham day in the county, as friends, family, and members of the congregation met to celebrate Beecham’s career and birthday at First Pentecostal Church. For this and other interesting stories, see the March 20th edition of…

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Tigers Start Season With Record of 3-3

Lexington opened the baseball season last Tuesday, with a double header win over McNairy Central. The wins gave the Tigers an early boost in the district standings and an early 2-0 record. Since then however, the Tigers have slipped to 3-3 on the season and 2-1 in district play. Lexington was defeated by Hardin County…

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Information Still Sought in Cooley Death Investigation

Article by W. Clay Crook- Information from the public is still sought in the death investigation of Hank Cooley, whose remains were found near Ayers Street in Lexington on October 23rd said Captain Jeff Middleton of the Lexington Police Department. “As in any investigation, it takes time for lab results to come in and help…

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LHS Lady Tigers Open Season 10-0

Once again, the Lady Tigers have opened the season at a blistering pace and as of Monday had an overall record of 10-0 and 3-0 in district play. After defeating McNairy in the opening game of the season, the Lady Tigers traveled to Adamsville last Tuesday and came away with an 11-1 win. Cadey McDaniel…

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Two LHS Lady Tigers Basketball Players to Play in All-Star Game

Lexington’s two senior Lady Tigers basketball players have been selected to play in the Basketball Coaches Association of Tennessee / Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Game. The game will be played on Saturday, March 23rd, at Blackman High School in Murfreesboro, TN. The two Lexington players on the West team are Trinity Beard and Eve…

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Lexington Utilities Work Crews Repair Line on West Church

Article by W. Clay Crook- Crews from Lexington Utilities worked to repair a gas line on West Church Street near Family Dollar Store on Wednesday, May 13th. One of the eastbound lanes was blocked during the repair, but everything was finished before the heavy afternoon traffic began to run. For this and other interesting stories,…

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Obituaries For March 20, 2019 Edition

Nadine Ayers, 70 Vonelle Lewis Baker, 80 Collin James Brice Jeanie Kay Clements, 61 Richard C. Dodds, 83 Mary Lou Reeves Duke, 90 David Elway, Sr., 68 Carolyn Harston, 73 Dorothy Jean Powers, 87 Justin C. Ross, 34 Dale Tolley, 60 Anthony “Tony” Tomlin,62 Carol Tubbs, 54 George Tucker, 91 Mary Austin Turnbow, 78 For…

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