Bray Speaks at LHS Veterans Day Ceremony

Article by W. Clay Crook- “Why I Stand for the Flag” was the topic of keynote speaker, County Mayor Eddie Bray, at Lexington High School’s Veterans Day ceremony on Monday afternoon, November 12th. In a time earmarked by political agenda and controversy, the words of Mayor Bray cut cleanly across the lines. “I served our…

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Lexington Holiday Mart Holds Two-Day Event

Article by W. Clay Crook- There was a festive atmosphere at the Otto Britt Fairgrounds Building for the annual Lexington Holiday Mart. Vendors and shoppers enjoyed two days of early Christmas shopping on Friday and Saturday, November 9th and 10th with a wide variety of holiday gifts, collectables, and crafts. The Frances Hensley Animal Shelter…

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Lions Look to Impress with Underclassmen

The Scotts Hill Lions basketball team lost most of their key contributors last season, Beecham, Crider, McCollum, Williams, Fucci and Wilson. The Lions didn’t execute the way they feel they should have and that ended with a less than ideal record of 9-16. However, the competition in District 14-2A is one of the best in…

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Lexington Field of Flags Ceremony Rescheduled

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Field of Flags on West Church Street, sponsored by American Legion Post #77, and has rescheduled its ceremony to November 17th at 11:00 a.m. For this and other interesting articles, see the November 14th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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Foul Lines to Field Goals

Three things in life are true, God gave you certain unalienable rights, the Patriots cheat, and the Vols beat Kentucky in Neyland! What a great defensive performance against Kentucky. They had their offense in fits. The held the mighty Benny Snell to just 81 yards, and only gave up one touchdown the entire game which…

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County and City Both Say Yes to Liquor by the Drink

    Article by W. Clay Crook- At 8:01 p.m. November 6th, 2018, all precincts had turned in their results to the Henderson County Election Commission with both Henderson County and the City of Lexington voting yes for “Consumption on the Premises,” better known as liquor by the drink.  In the county, 3,594 votes were…

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Veterans Day Celebration Opportunities

Article by W. Clay Crook- Thursday, November 8th: Caywood Elementary’s annual Veterans Day program starts at 6:00 p.m. All K-5 students will be singing, and parents are invited to attend. Friday, November 9th Caywood Elementary will have an encore Veterans Day ceremony, for veterans only, at 1:00 p.m. Westover will have their annual Veterans Day…

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Local Charity Event for Le Bonheur

Article submitted- What do Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, video games, and a local youth pastor have in common? More than you may think! For the second year in a row, Sand Ridge Baptist Church youth pastor, Marty Estes, will participate in a charity event called Extra Life, a 24-hour marathon of video games and tabletop gaming…

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Big Red Tigers Basketball Ready For New Season

Last year, the basketball season didn’t go as planned. This year there is a new coach, a new attitude and a new look for the Tigers. Keith Runyon has taken over as the head basketball coach and he is excited about the coming season. Coach Runyon will be assisted by Martin Hensley and John Valle.…

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