SH Softball Defeated By McNairy; Leads TCA

Article by Blake Franklin- The Lady Lions continued in action last week going up against McNairy County and Trinity Christian Academy. Scotts Hill was able to find success in one game out of the two. The Lady Lions would fall to McNairy County but would bounce back and lead TCA, when the game stopped due…

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County Commission Hears Presentation on Zoning at Work Session

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Commission met in a special called work session on Tuesday evening, April 6, 2021, to listen to and ask questions on a presentation on the zoning process. No voting is allowed in work sessions. Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray arranged the meeting with Tom Skehan, of the…

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Tigers Complete Sweep of North Side Behind Myracle’s No-Hitter

Article by Blake Franklin- Last week, the Lexington Tigers baseball team would face off against the North Side Indians. In a home and away matchup, Lexington would have success both at home and on the road. The Tigers would come out of the two games against North Side with two wins and a no-hitter thrown…

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Senator Hagerty Meets with West Tennessee Leadership in Lexington

Article by W. Clay Crook- United States Senator Bill Hagerty was in Lexington on Thursday, April 8, 2021 for a special meeting with West Tennessee leadership in a roundtable discussion. They met at the Watson Center at noon, and gave The Lexington Progress the exclusive to cover the meeting. Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray, Sheriff…

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SH Lions Split Games With Adamsville

Article by Blake Franklin- The SH Lions baseball team would travel to Adamsville on Monday, April 5 to take on the Cardinals on their home turf. Adamsville would give the Lions a quality game that night before they had to head to Scotts Hill the following night. In the end, Scotts Hill would take the…

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Sardis Board Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Board of Mayor and Aldermen for Sardis met in regular session on Monday evening, April 5, 2021. The board discussed some of the possible stimulus funds. About $38,000.00 is expected in July from the state grant, and half of the expected federal allocation of about $102,000.00. The other half…

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LMS Soccer Takes Victory Over Jackson Christian

Article by Blake Franklin- Despite some challenges with strong winds and field conditions, LMS Soccer pulled off another win for the Minutemen against Jackson Christian School on Thursday night, April 8, 2021. Lexington started off moving the ball well and kept it on the JCS half the majority of the time, but had a hard…

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Ten Years Since the Holly Bobo Tragedy

Article by W. Clay Crook- Tuesday, April 13th marked the tenth anniversary of the Holly Bobo tragedy. For those who were close to her, there is still a sense of pain, anguish, and loss. The kidnapping of the young nursing student in 2011 brought national attention to Decatur and surrounding counties. “Justice for Holly” became…

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Lady Tigers Defeat Riverside and South Side in Blowout Wins

Article by Blake Franklin- The Lady Tigers softball team keep on collecting wins as their season continues on and inches closer towards postseason play. Lexington would face off against Riverside and South Side last week in games that saw the Lady Tigers put up big numbers. LHS took on Riverside on Monday, April 5, and…

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Home Suffers Extensive Damage From Cook Stove Fire

Article by Lynn Murphy- Henderson County Fire Department Stations 4, 7, and 10 responded to a house fire late on the afternoon of Sunday, April 11, 2021 on Alberton Road near Mazies Chapel Road. The first firefighters to arrive found smoke coming from the home, made entry, and extinguished a fire in the kitchen. The…

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