Lady Tigers Split District Games

Last week, the Lexington Lady Tigers played two very important district games. On Tuesday, the Lady Tigers traveled to Adamsville and picked up a 45-36 win. On Friday, however, the Lady Tigers weren’t able to pull off the win, taking its second district loss of the season, 43-37. The loss gave Lexington a record of…

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Sardis Board Meets

Release – Sardis held its town hall meeting on Monday evening, January 7th with all present except for Alderwoman Beecham and Alderwoman Wade. The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance and a prayer. Immediately following there was a special presentation for those who volunteer their services and hours in Sardis. This recognition went to the…

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SHHS at Healthy Tennessee Summit

Release ~ Haley Nichols and Destiny Stegall from Scotts Hill High School attended the Healthy Tennessee Summit held in Jackson, TN on December 5th, 2018. Haley and Destiny had a great opportunity to hear from healthcare stakeholders, some of our elected state officials, community leaders, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations, healthcare workers. There were also several…

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LHS Band Members Receive Honors

Although the marching and competition season is over, the Lexington Tiger Marching Band is still active in various activities. The most recent event took place a few days ago. The LHS Band recently had 14 students audition for All-West bands, against students from all across West Tennessee, with five students earning honors. Sophomore Keith Stanfill…

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Obituaries For January 16, 2019 Edition

Michael Beecham, 58 Elizabeth Gordon, 79 Albert E. Holmes, 64 Jimmy Harold Lovins, 74 Debbie Maxwell, 66 Laura Moling, 64 Tim Pondel, 52 Nathan “Ann” Reynolds, 75 Jane Townsend Tate, 82 Edwin Thomas, 72 Alice P. Utley, 86 For complete obituaries, see the January 16th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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State of the City Address

Article by W. Clay Crook- Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs delivered the State of the City Address at the Tuesday, January 8th meeting of the Lexington Rotary Club. Lauren Dickson, Miss Lexington, was present to sing the National Anthem. Vice-Mayor Sandra Wood, and Aldermen Peggy Gilbert, Jack Johnson, and Tim Rhodes were recognized by Mayor Griggs, as…

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Wade Honored at 104th Birthday

Article by W. Clay Crook- There was more than just a birthday cake, great food, and good music at the Sardis Senior Center on Thursday, January 3rd, as Sardis City Recorder stepped to the podium and read out the town’s proclamation for Cletus Wade Day. Wade turned 104 years old on January 1st and enjoyed a…

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Lexington Defeats Scotts Hill in Battle Of Henderson County

Last Friday, Lexington played host to Scotts Hill in the Battle of Henderson County and won the game, 57-48. The game marked the first game of the New Year for the Tigers and improved Lexington’s record to 7-10 overall and 2-3 in district play. Lexington entered the week having won 3 of 4 games, with…

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Cody Wood to transition as City Recorder

Article by W. Clay Crook- Long time Lexington’s Chief Financial Officer, Sue Wood announced that she would be retiring on August 2nd after twenty-four years as the City Recorder. Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs called the Board of Aldermen into a special called session on Wednesday evening, January 2nd, to review and approve a plan of…

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County Starts New Year with Prayer

Article by W. Clay Crook- Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray started out the new year with a session of the County Prayer Committee on Wednesday morning, January 2nd. (L-R) Clay Hallmark, Rodney Campbell, Anthony Gordon, Darrell Barber, David Beecham, Bobby Beecham, Ronnie Parrish, and Mayor Eddie Bray. For this and other interesting articles, see the…

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