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Christmas Lights, Parades, Santa Highlight Local Activities

Article by Steve Corlew- Thanksgiving is over and many events across the county will celebrate the Christmas season. Santa can be found all around Henderson County as several events are planned. The switch has been thrown and one of the largest Christmas Light Shows in the area is bringing the spirit of the season to…

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Scotts Hill Lions Defeated by Chester County

Article by Jordan Morris- The Scotts Hill Lions basketball team traveled to Chester County this past Tuesday, November 21st. The Lions were looking to get into the win column after their first game against Hardin County. Scotts Hill walked away from this game 0-2 on the season with another loss. The final score saw Chester…

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Last Known County WWII Veteran Dies at 96

Article by Steve Corlew- Henderson County lost its last World War II veteran just shy of his 97th birthday on Sunday, November 26th. Issac Thomas Whitwell would have turned 97 on December 7th. Whitwell joined the Navy at 17, served as a… For complete coverage, see the November 29th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe…

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Lady Lions Suffer Big Loss to Chester County

Article by Jordan Morris- The Scotts Hill Lady Lions basketball team traveled to Chester County last Tuesday, November 21st. The Lady Lions wanted to get back-to-back wins, but Chester County had other plans. The Lady Eagles ran away with the game, defeating the Lady Lions 30-53. Scotts Hill, after the loss, is 1-1 on the…

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Middleton Confirmed as Fire/Police Chief

Article by Steve Corlew- The Lexington City Board reaffirmed Jeff Middleton’s dual role as Police and Fire Chief and they heard the progress being made on broadband service, during the board’s meeting on Monday night, November 28th. Aldermen also instructed the city’s department heads to begin working on the 2024-25 budgets. During a special session…

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Lexington Tigers Blown Out by Bolivar

Article by Jordan Morris- The Lexington Tigers basketball team traveled to Bolivar this past Monday, November 20th. Lexington was unable to collect the win over Bolivar. The final score of the game was 32-70, with Bolivar dominating Lexington. Lexington is 1-2 in the season. In the first quarter, Lexington fell behind with six points, and Bolivar…

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Obituaries for November 29, 2023

Victoria Elizabeth Butler, 72 Jessie Ray “Wild Man” Davis, 71 Inez Marie Flakes, 101 Richard Moore, 66 Scotty Murren, 55 Brent Rees, 44 Harold Renfroe, 63 Jimmy Rhodes, 82 Fred Lee Shofe, 63 Isaac Thomas Whitwell, 96 For complete obituaries, see the November 29th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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Amid Confusion Over Motions, Commissioners Approve Budget Transfers

Article by Steve Corlew- After some confusion, the Henderson County Commission approved two school board budget transfers to fund stadium projects and school building improvements on Tuesday, November 14th. In the end, the commission approved motions to transfer $2 million from undesignated school funds to the athletic construction projects and $350,000 from undesignated funds to…

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SH Lady Lions Win First Game over Hardin County

Article by Jordan Morris- The Scotts Hill Lady Lions basketball team traveled to Hardin County this past Thursday, November 16th. This was the first game of the regular season for the Lady Lions, and they were able to walk away with a win. The final score of the game was 51-47 for Scotts Hill. In…

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Lexington Lady Tigers Win Two Games in Week One

Article by Jordan Morris- The Lexington Lady Tigers basketball team hosted Madison this past Tuesday, November 14th. This was the first game of the regular season for the Lady Tigers, and Lexington was able to walk away with a win. The final score of the game was 46-27 in favor of the Lady Tigers. In…

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