Let Us Work Together

Article by Glenn Kirk- The recent announcement for the near future closing of our Community Center at 145 South Main, due to significant structure damage caused by mold and mildew creates a challenge for our county and city that will require teamwork from leaders of both governments along with support from business and various community…

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Sardis Board Meets

Article by Lois Freeland- The Sardis Board of Aldermen and Mayor met in regular session on Monday evening, July 1st. With all members being present, the meeting began with an invocation by Alderman Scott followed by the pledge of allegiance led by Mayor Joey Hudgins. The minutes of the last meeting and financial report were read…

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Woodmore Takes Over SH Baseball Program

Article by Greg McClain- Rennard Woodmore has been busy this offseason working on his first season as a head coach at Scotts Hill. However, he has also been in talks to take over the baseball program. Woodmore played baseball at Lambuth University in the early 2000s. He was the Adamsville Baseball head coach from 2013…

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1st Friday Nights

Article by W. Clay Crook- An audience began to gather Friday night, July 5th, for downtown’s 1st Friday Nights entertainment by Steel Kicking. The band played many of the old country tunes familiar from the 1960’s on, and the smell of popcorn wafted over from The Princess Theatre. The band was able to play until about…

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Megamarathon to Pass through Lexington

Release- July in Tennessee brings the scorching sun. It brings heat and humidity. It brings dripping dewy mornings and afternoon thunderstorms. It brings the pulsating song of a trillion katydids at night, and the chirring of cicadas during the day. And it also brings runners from across the country, and around the world, to face…

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Drowning Reported at Beech Lake, Body Recovered

Local EMA, Law Enforcement, and officials are on the scene at Beech Lake for a reported drowning, which occurred in the swimming area, around 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday night, July 9. According to sources, the victim is believed to be a 29-30 year old, African American male. The victim’s body was recovered after approximately a…

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Obituaries For July 10, 2019 Edition

Ernie Anderson, 54 Mary Lorene Hamlett, 93 Brent Dewayne Hart, 48 James Cooper Houston, 68 Timmy Nelson Jowers, 59 Diane Mathews, 73 Doris Petty, 89 Evelyn Adams Robinson, 87 Jessie Davin Thurston, 35 Donna Gail Todd, 65 For complete obituaries, see the July 10th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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Law Enforcement Conduct Search at Natchez Trace Park for Missing Man

  UPDATED: July 4, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. According to Henderson County EMA Director,  “A body has been located a within our search area. It is being sent for an autopsy in order to make a positive identification. We should have more details later.”   ———————————————————————     By W. Clay Crook- Law enforcement have been…

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LHS Band Under New Leadership

Article by Kerry Mallard- When the Lexington Marching Tiger Band takes the field this fall, they will be under the leadership of a new band director. Alan Jones has been selected to take over as the new LHS band director after the resignation of Adam Wood in early June. Over the past several years, the…

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