Henderson County Sheriff’s Department Issues Scam Alert

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department issued a warning on Friday, November 20, 2020 for a scam alert that strikes close to home. “Someone is calling people acting as a Henderson County deputy and saying they have a failure to appear arrest warrant. These people are instructing the victim to go to…

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Lady Tigers Open Season with Loss Against McKenzie

Article by Blake Franklin- The Lexington High School Lady Tigers tipped off their season last Tuesday night, November 17, 2020. Lexington welcomed McKenzie High School to their home floor. In what could have been a runaway game for the Lady Rebels, Lexington, who was down 15 points at halftime, was able to claw their way…

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LMS Receives National Beta Recognition

Article by W. Clay Crook- Lexington Middle School recently received some wonderful news. They have been recognized as a National Beta School of Merit. Bobby Hart, Chief Executive Officer of the National Beta Club in Spartanburg, SC, congratulated them on the achievement. “This prestigious honor is a true indication of your dedication to academic excellence and…

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Looking Back: The Lexington-White House Quarterfinal Football Game of 2010

Article by Blake Franklin- This week’s Lexington High School semi-final football matchup with Haywood County brings back memories of past quarterfinal games Lexington has played; one being the 2010 game with Memphis Trezevant played at Greenhill Stadium. Lexington went into the game with Trezevant after beating White House, the same school the Tigers beat earlier…

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Downtown Lexington Busy with Christmas Open Houses

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Christmas season was official as local downtown Lexington businesses opened up their doors on Friday, November 20th through Sunday November 22nd for their traditional Christmas Open House events. Downtown participants this year were the Town & Country Flowers and Gifts, Gift Garden, LinWood Confections in their new location in the…

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Lions Basketball Takes Win Against Crockett County

Article by Blake Franklin- Coming off a hot start to the season with a win over Clarksburg, Scotts Hill kept their momentum going when they took to the road and travelled to Crockett County on Thursday, November 19, 2020. With another dominant performance on the offensive side, Scotts Hill scored even more points than their…

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Free Flu Shot Day

Article by W. Clay Crook- There is usually a long line waiting for the Free Flu Shot Day event to open each year, but it was a bit of a slow start this year. Leesa Blankenship said that she thought that many people may have already jumped ahead and gotten the flu shot early. The Henderson…

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Lexington Falls Short Against Lady Cavaliers

Article by Blake Franklin- In hope of rebounding from their opening game loss against McKenzie, the Lady Tigers basketball team hit the road on Saturday, November 21, 2020 to travel to Crockett County for a matchup against the Lady Cavaliers. In playing more of a complete game through four quarters, Lexington wasn’t able to come…

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Beecham Gives Lexington Rotary Thanksgiving Address

Article by W. Clay Crook- The special guest speaker for the November 24, 2020 Lexington Rotary Club was Rotarian David Beecham delivered the Thanksgiving address for the group. His father, Bishop Bobby Beecham, and David’s son Michael were also special guests. “We’ve gotten into a traditional American way of doing things for Thanksgiving, watching football,…

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Big Red Tigers Stay Undefeated To Start Basketball Season

Article by Blake Franklin- After their opening win over McKenzie last Tuesday night, the Lexington Tigers wanted to keep the team record unblemished when they headed to Crockett County last Saturday afternoon, November 21. With another dominant performance by the Big Red, Crockett County was no match against the Tigers. Lexington would roll to another…

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