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Tigers Get Big Win over McNairy

Article by Jordan Morris- The Lexington Tigers basketball team hosted the McNairy County Bobcats this past Friday, January 27. The Tigers were looking to get a win after a tough loss in their last game against Hardin County. The Tigers came out of this game with a big win over McNairy and got themselves back…

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Utilities Department Reminds Customer of Adjustment Policy

Article by Steve Corlew- The Lexington Utilities Department wants to remind customers that it does have an adjustment policy for high bills caused by water leaks. With the week-long freeze over the Christmas holidays, customers who had pipes freeze and burst, are beginning to see high bills caused by those breaks. The department allows one…

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Lady Tigers Get Blown Out by Lady Bobcats

Article by Jordan Morris- The Lexington Lady Tigers basketball club hosted the McNairy County Lady Bobcats last Friday, January 27. The Lady Tigers wanted to make it their third win in a row after a big win over Hardin County the last time they were on the court. Unfortunately, the Lady Tigers were unable to…

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Property Assessor’s Office Moves

Article by Steve Corlew- The Henderson County Property Assessor’s Office has moved into its new home on the first floor of the courthouse. Last week Property Assessor Gary Pope and his staff began settling into their new offices. The move puts a group of offices that many people visit in a convenient location. The Property…

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Outdoor Truths

I get excited this time of year. The deer season is over but another season that involves deer is just around the corner. It’s the season to hunt antler sheds. If you don’t know, each year bucks shed their antlers and grow new ones. In my area they begin to drop off in February and…

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UTM Chancellor to Lead UTIA

Article by Steve Corlew- The University of Tennessee at Martin Chancellor Keith Carver has been selected to lead the UT Institute of Agriculture, pending board approval. UT System President Randy Boyd and University of Tennessee at Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the leadership transition this past week. Once approved Carver will begin his new position,…

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City Board Approves Second of Three Industrial Site Bids

Article by Steve Corlew- The Lexington City Board approved the second of three separate bids to prepare sites at the Timberlake Industrial Park, during the board’s monthly session, January 23rd. Lexington split the site preparation projects between three boards: the Joint Economic and Community Development Board (JECDB), Lexington Board of Aldermen, and the Lexington Industrial…

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Obituaries For February 1, 2023 Edition

Irene Catherine Stribling Bingham, 93 Joshua Virgil Blackwell, 29 Ronnie Bowman, 69 John C. Easley, 72 Paul Wayne Fesmire, 85 Mattie Leona McKenzie Mashburn, 89 Thomas Ray O’Quinn, 69 Benny Dewayne Henley Parker, 57 Betty Jo Powers, 89 J. D. Sims, 85 Robert Tucker, 78 For complete obituaries, see the February 1st edition of The…

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Tigers Upset by the Patriots

Article by Jordan Morris- The Lexington High School Tigers basketball team was looking to get back in the win column after losing their last game to the Liberty Crusaders. The Tigers were set to face the Henry County Patriots last Monday, January 17. The Tigers badly wanted to get themselves back on track with a…

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Law Enforcement Investigates Body Found on McCaney Mill Rd.

Article by Steve Corlew- Law enforcement officials are investigating a death on McCaney Mill Road, Monday, January 23rd. Henderson County Sheriff Brian Duke says it is an ongoing investigation involving the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Officers believe he may be a victim of a hit and run accident. The body…

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