Henderson County Fire Department Responds to Car Fire

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Fire Department Station 11 responded to a car fire around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2020. The vehicle was a 1991 Dodge Dakota pickup, and the accident occurred on John Pope Road near Huron, Tennessee. According to Henderson County Fire Chief Lynn Murphy, the vehicle was…

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Air-Evac Assists at Friday Highway 412 West Accident

Article by W. Clay Crook- At 6:48 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, the Henderson County Fire Department was dispatched to set up a landing zone for the Air-Evac helicopter. The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Henderson County EMS and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department responded to a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 412 West near Juno. The Henderson County…

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Outdoor Truths

Are you obsessed over something? Has something gained your attention in such a way that you have made some drastic changes in order to accommodate that matter? Deer hunters do this all the time. I was just reliving the past season with a friend. He was telling me about a place where he hunted that…

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Obituaries For July 8, 2020 Edition

Eugenia Diana Deming, 69 Phyllis Blankenship Holmes, 70 John Hamilton McCready, 46 Ethelynn N. Montgomery, 89 Lyndel “Mamalyn” Tate Rhodes, 96 Robert Paul Roberts, 97 Jerry Thomas Stanford, 73 For complete obituaries, see the July 8th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!

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Relay for Life Holds Luminary Event at the Courthouse

Article by W. Clay Crook- There were evening lights at the Henderson County Courthouse on Saturday evening, June 27, 2020, but not from a late court or late working office staff, but lights of a unique and special kind, the ones that touch and light the heart. These lights were the luminaries from the Henderson…

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Guidelines on Fireworks within the City Limits of Lexington

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Lexington Police Department would like to remind the public about the 9:00 p.m. cut off guidelines for fireworks in the City of Lexington. These guidelines are covered under a city ordinance that was passed in 1992, and updated in July 2008. The shooting of fireworks inside the corporate limits…

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County Commission Holds Special Called Meeting

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Commission met at 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening, June 29, 2020 in a special called session at the Lexington High School cafeteria. The commission met to discuss and approve some year-end transfers in order to close out the fiscal year and approval of notaries. The budget committee met briefly…

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Pruett and Wilson Fish High School World Finals

Article Submitted- Last week, Scotts Hill Student Anglers team Chandler Pruett, son of Chris and Kristy Pruett, and Braden Wilson, son of Nick and Kim Wilson, traveled to Lacrosse, WI for the 2020 SAF High School World Finals. Excitement was running high among the 312 two-person teams from across the U.S. competing for the Student…

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