Tennessee Young Sportsman Turkey Hunt Scheduled for Late March

Release- NASHVILLE — The 2020 Young Sportsman Spring Turkey Hunt is the perfect way to get your youth outside the weekend of March 28-29. The youth season kicks off this year’s spring turkey hunting season in Tennessee. The regular spring turkey hunt starts the next weekend on Saturday, April 4 and continues through Sunday, May…

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Drive-In Church Option Approved for Lexington April 5th and April 12th

Release- In an effort to allow people the opportunity to worship during the Easter season, First Baptist Church of Lexington’s Pastor, Dr. Clay Hallmark, has announced that the church will be hosting “Drive-in Church” on Palm Sunday, April 5th at 10:15 a.m. and Easter Sunday, April 12th at 8:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. (weather permitting)…

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$125,000 Awarded for Parkers Crossroads Battlefield Acquisition.

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Tennessee Historical Commission and the Tennessee Wars Commission announce the awarding of over $900,000.00 in matching grants through the Tennessee Civil War Sites Preservation Fund (TCWSPF) to preserve approximately 111 acres of endangered Civil War battlefield sites in Hamilton County, Rutherford County, Hardin County, and Henderson County. In Henderson…

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TWRA Suspends In-Person Service at Offices, All Services Online or by Phone

Release- Nashville – In response to the COVID-19 and in order to comply with social distancing recommendations from the CDC and Governor Bill Lee, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is suspending in-person service at all TWRA offices. Until further notices offices will not be open for walk in service. People can still call any office,…

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Obituaries For March 25, 2020 Edition

Rosemary Bowman, 71 Grace L. Britt, 99 Oneda Clenney, 89 Freddy Wayne Lowery, 48 Glenda Gail Lykken, 74 Joe Herman Maness, 90 Laura Frances Morgan, 82 Peggy O’Dell, 88 John William Reeves, 67 Carolyn Crossno Zehrung, 77 For complete obituaries, see the March 25th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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Lexington City School Meal Plans During Closure

Lexington City Schools will serve a meal and a snack for 5 days at a time to ANY CHILD 18 years of age and under beginning Tuesday, March 24.   To participate in this program, you must contact Jan Page via email or phone 731-967-7106 by Friday, March 20 at pagej@caywood.org.   This disbursement will…

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Meal Pick-Up Plans During Closure for Henderson Co. Schools

    FROM THE OFFICE OF DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS FOR HENDERSON COUNTY:   Beginning Monday, March 23, Henderson County Schools will be providing a week’s worth of breakfast and lunch to all children ages 18 and under.  This free service will continue each Monday as long as schools remain closed.   Pickup time will be…

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Henderson County Feels Impact from Corona Virus Concerns

Article by W. Clay Crook- Although there are no corona virus victims here, and only a few in Shelby County, Governor Lee and other state entities have already issued precautions across the state. Emergency Management Director Drew Cook issued a release on Monday, March 16th, saying: This morning, all of our community leaders from the City…

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Henderson County Commission Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Commission met on Tuesday evening, March 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., but it was the Budget Committee meeting at 6:00 p.m. that drew much of the interest. The committee met in the jury room on the Circuit Court side of the Criminal Justice Center and the discussion…

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Tigers Upended by Riverside Panthers

Article by Kortney Mallard- Lexington hosted Riverside last Tuesday night and were defeated, 5-3. The Tigers got things moving in the first inning when Braden Myracle singled. Lexington scored 1 run in the second inning and another in the third inning. Riverside tied the game in the fifth inning and scored early in the sixth…

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