Tigers End Season With 2-8 Record

For the first time since 2007, the Lexington Tiger football team has failed to make the playoffs. Lexington traveled to Chester County, last Friday, with a chance to clinch the 4th and final playoff spot in Region 6-4A. After a 21-12 loss, those hopes vanished and the season came to an early ending. As it…

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Early Vote Turnout Very Strong

Early voting ends on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Photo By: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress Article by W. Clay Crook- “We’ve had a very good early vote turn out,” said Administrator of Elections, Dan Miller. “Although it has been a little slow this morning, we could possibly reach 4,000 votes by the end…

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Halloween Opportunities

Article by W. Clay Crook- There are plenty of opportunities for trick or treating during Halloween night, October 31st, beginning with Jones Chevrolet at 515 S. Broad Street from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Henderson County Community Hospital is also sponsoring a trunk or treat from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Beginning at 6:00…

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“Be The Rock”

As we began church services this past Sunday morning, the date on the bulletin drew us into reflection. October 28, 2018, marks the one-year anniversary of Drew Crossett’s unfortunate and untimely death. Although the relationship with our Scotts Hill Family was brief, his impact was immense. We could not leave his legacy as just another…

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Great Time at the Sound of Music Fall Festival

Article by W. Clay Crook- A Ninja Turtle, Twilight Sparkle, several witches and assorted other costumed kids skipped the Monster Mash this weekend in favor of the Baby Shark Dance. They were all winners, especially the crowd who watched them with enthusiastic cheers and applause, but Kristen Carver took the Baby Shark Dance prize. Earlier,…

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Songwriters Series at The Princess has Sold Out Performance

Article by W. Clay Crook- It was a special night at The Princess Theatre in Lexington, as musicians took their seats amid chairs and instruments decorating the stage in front of the “silver screen.” This was a live performance. “I have been excited to show the flexibility of The Princess as a venue,” owner David Watts…

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Coaching Search Finally Ends for Scotts Hill Softball

Last week, the Lions named their interim head coach Drew Dance and interim assistant, Mallory Bell. Less than 24 hours after it was announced, Mallory Bell resigned, on her own, and a search was on to find another assistant. Jessica Weeks was asked to come in for an interview and passed with flying colors. “The…

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Lexington Utility Boards Meet

The Lexington Electric System and the Lexington Utilities Boards met on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. File Photo / The Lexington Progress Article by W. Clay Crook- Lexington Electric System Manager, Jeff Graves, met with the Lexington Utility Board on Tuesday evening, October 23rd. Sandra Wood, chair for the LES Board called the meeting to order…

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Celtic Fest

Article by W. Clay Crook- Celtic? It’s the one with the hard “c” that represents your ancestry, whether that be Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Cornish or some others that aren’t so well known. Henderson County was named for a descendant of Scottish King Robert the Bruce. Colonel James Henderson, who died in the skirmishing at the Battle…

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LHS Tiger Band Has Great Outing at Bethel Invitational

Lexington’s Marching Tiger Band performed at the Bethel University Renaissance Marching Invitational last Saturday. The Marching Tigers placed 2nd in its class. The Band also received 1st place for percussion, 2nd place guard and 3rd place field commander. The final competition will be this Saturday at the Tennessee Division 2 State Marching Championships. Once again,…

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