Recycle Cans to Roll Out in Lexington April 22nd

Article by W. Clay Crook- City employees have been busy assembling the new recycle bins for Lexington residents, and state employees were in on April 15th to make their inspection. Robbie McCready, Lexington Public Works Director, said that distribution will start the week of April 22nd, but some residents may see the new 96 gallon…

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Lady Tigers Win 7 of 8

Another busy week for the Lady Tigers yields seven more wins and improves the record to 27-3. Lexington also improved to its district record to 9-1. Over the past week, the Lady Tigers picked up wins over McNairy, North Side, Camden, Nolensville, Bishop Chatard, Lipscomb and Adamsville. The only loss came to Warren County in…

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Moody Charged with Violating Organized Retail Crime Prevention Act

Article by W. Clay Crook- An unusual charge resulted from illegal activity in one of the local Dollar General Stores near Lexington. Paula Moody, age 48 of Darden, Tennessee, was charged with Violation of the Organized Retail Crime Prevention Act (Over $2,500.00). Court documents say that the “defendant did conspire with co-defendant, Tyler A. Brown, to take…

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SH Lions Sweep Chester County In Doubleheader

The Lions had two important games this past week to keep pace in district 14-AA, and they did just that sweeping Chester County in a two-game series. Due to weather, both games were played on Tuesday at Chester County. After rain on Monday postponed the game, the Lions made the quick trip down to Henderson…

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Thanking Henderson County 911 During National Telecommunications Week

Article by W. Clay Crook- Henderson County’s 911 Dispatch has been one of the best innovations since phones started to dot our countryside in the 1910’s. This week is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (April 14-20), and if you haven’t thanked your friendly neighborhood 911 dispatcher, then this is a great time to do so! Pam…

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April 15th Proclaimed Ruby Oliphant Day, Turns 100

Article by W. Clay Crook- Bettina Webb, Administrative Assistant to Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray, read a proclamation at ACH Lexington on April 15th, declaring it Ruby Oliphant Day in Henderson County. Oliphant, who turned 100 on April 15th, was born in Milan on April 15, 1919, and was one of eleven siblings in her…

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Big Red Tiger Baseball Slips

Lexington lost two of its last three games and slipped to 11-9 on the season. Last week, the Tigers defeated Adamsville, 9-7, on Tuesday but then lost a non-district game at Trenton, 4-3, on Thursday. The toughest loss came Monday night, at Chester County, when Lexington was shutout 2-0. The loss gave Lexington a record…

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Duke Benefit Has Successful Turnout

Article by W. Clay Crook- The benefit for Henderson County Deputy and County Commissioner Shana Duke was held on Saturday, April 13th, with a BBQ dinner and Shana’s 13 Strides t-shirts on sale at 3:00 p.m., followed by a silent auction and entertainment by Colton Flanagan and Steven Hicks. The social media page for the event…

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Eaves Sentenced to 70 Years, No Parole

Release- The 26th Tennessee Judicial District released a recent statement saying that: On October l, 2018, the Henderson County, Tennessee Grand Jury indicted Charles Lewis Eaves, 47 years of age, of Lexington, Tennessee, for two counts of Rape of a Child three counts of Especially Aggravated Kidnapping among other charges all of which stem from a…

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