LHS Softball Wins Regional Championship

Lexington claimed its 7th Region title in walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off single at the end of the game to topple South Side, 5-4. The win marked the 5th in 7 games against South Side this season. The game was tied at four, with Lexington batting in the bottom of the seventh, when Kennedy…

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Wood Becomes Regional Director for Department of Labor

Article by W. Clay Crook- Holly Wood, of Lexington, recently was selected as the Regional Director for the Tennessee Department of Labor, replacing Mark Chandler who recently retired. For this and other interesting articles, see the May 22nd edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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Great Year For LHS Tennis

Congratulations to both the LHS boys and girl’s tennis teams which had a 9-3 record overall, while going undefeated in District 13 North and finishing 3rd in District 13. In the District individual tournament, LHS doubles teams Matt Maupin and Garrett Weinberg, Nolan Dyer and Grayson Pollock and Trinity Beard and Rachel Lashlee made it…

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Deanthony Hart Held on Drug and Assault Charges Including Viable Fetus as Victim

Article by W. Clay Crook- Deanthony Deaundre Hart, age 26 of Lexington, was arrested on May 15th by Sergeant John James of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department, on twelve charges, including: Aggravated Assault (two counts), Assault- Domestic Related, Assault- Viable Fetus as Victim, Criminal Impersonation, Evading Arrest, Mfg / Del / Sale / Possession with…

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Searock Speaks at BLT Luncheon

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce Business Lunch Training (BLT) was brought into session by Chamber Director Kimberly Douglass on May 16th at the Watson Center. The two-minute speakers were W. Clay Crook with The Lexington Progress and Mark Chandler with the Tennessee Department of Labor. Annie Searock, Director of Henderson…

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Big Red Tigers Win Battle of the Cats

Saturday night, the Lexington Tigers faced the Riverside Panthers in an alumni football game. The game was all Lexington as the Tigers defeated Riverside, 27-0, in a one-sided contest. Lexington started the scoring when Tucker White returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown. The second score of the game came on a Derrick Glass…

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Maness Charged with Two Counts of Solicitation of a Minor

Article by W. Clay Crook- On May 14th, Lucas Skylar Maness, age 19 of Lexington, was arrested by Patrolman Wendy Nichols, of the Lexington Police Department, on two counts of Solicitation of a Minor and two counts of Soliciting Sexual Exploitation of a Minor by Electronic Means. According to court documents on September 12, 2018, Maness…

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Henderson Co. Woman Charged a 2nd Time for TennCare Doctor Shopping

Release- A Henderson County woman was charged in nearby Decatur County with doctor shopping for prescription drugs, using TennCare healthcare insurance benefits as payment for the pills. On May 14th, the Office of Inspector General (OIG), with assistance from the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department, announced the arrest of Julie R. Smith, 38, of Lexington. She…

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LHS Names New Girls Basketball Coach

Shelby Pace Bowman was introduced to the Lady Tiger Basketball team Thursday afternoon as the new head coach. Pace is a native of Yuma, Tennessee, and is a 2011 graduate of Clarksburg High School. She was the class salutatorian and earned the Student of the Year Character Award as a senior. While in high school,…

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Obituaries For May 22, 2019 Edition

Alton Cagle, 93 Jack Glidewell, 95 Sara Jean Harmon, 84 Kenneth Wayne Reed, 71 Sharon Robertson Ward, 50 For complete obituaries, see the May 22nd edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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