LHS Tigers Survive to Improve Record to 2-1

For the third straight week, the Lexington Tiger football team relied on its defense. Friday night, the Tigers pulled of a victory over winless Liberty when the defense scored on a recovered fumble, with 5:37 remaining in the game. The Tiger defense forced seven turnovers and held off Liberty on the way to a 10-6…

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Utility Boards Meet

The Lexington Electric System and the Lexington Utilities Boards met on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. File Photo / The Lexington Progress Article by W. Clay Crook- The following members of the Lexington Utility Boards met Tuesday evening, August 28th: Gordon Wildridge, Gabe Williams, Tim Rhodes, Emmett Blankenship, and Sandra Wood. Jeff Graves said that there were…

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Henderson County North Dominates Trinity Christian

Henderson County North played host to TCA last Thursday, at Tiger Stadium, looking to rebound after a brutal loss in their previous game. Bounce is exactly what they did. Henderson County North received the opening kickoff but stalled deep in TCA territory due to some costly penalties and some missed blocks. As it turned out,…

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Bus Rear Ended near Mt. Ararat Road

Article by W. Clay Crook- A Decatur County school bus was struck from behind on Highway 412 West early Tuesday morning near Mt. Ararat Road. Director of Henderson County Schools, Steve Wilkinson, said that the Henderson County Transportation officer responded to the incident, but that the bus was from… For the complete story, see the…

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LHS Volleyball Takes First Losses of Season

After starting the season with 13 consecutive wins, the Lady Tiger Volleyball team hit a three-game losing skid last week. On Saturday, however, Lexington got back to their winning ways at the Coyote Classic in Clarksville. The Lady Tigers won its first three matches Saturday before losing to South Side in the semi-final game. As…

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Democrats Hold Meet & Greet

Article by W. Clay Crook- The parking area for the Montgomery Cultural and Enrichment Center was full Tuesday evening, as a meet and greet was held by Henderson County Democrats. Master of Ceremonies for the event was Diann Nielsen. Attending was the Political Director for Carl Dean, Danny Glover; Bredesen’s West Tennessee Coordinator Alan Cartwright; the…

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LMS Football Takes Loss to USJ Bruins

LMS is improving but took a loss to a very good USJ team last Thursday. USJ struck early after receiving the opening kickoff and returning it to the LMS 45-yard line. On the first play from scrimmage, USJ scored from 45 yards out. The 2-point conversion failed but USJ led, 6-0. Lexington Middle returned the…

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Rock-N-Run at Scotts Hill Elementary

Article by W. Clay Crook- Scotts Hill Elementary School enjoyed a Rock-N-Run event Friday, August 31st, with a run early that morning, followed by a full day of fun outside with Towmater, Lightning McQueen, the Lion mascot and Ollie the Otter. The Healthy School Team was seen everywhere in their light blue t-shirts as the…

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LMS Gets Win in Game Shortened by Weather

Lexington’s Lady Minutemen soccer team had to wait a while last Thursday before getting on the field but ended up with a 4-0 victory. Once the delay ended, the Lady Minutemen controlled the whole game and built a 4-0 lead. At that point, the subs came in for some valuable game time experience. The second…

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Sen. Mark Green Visits Lexington

Article by W. Clay Crook- Senator Mark Green, Republican nominee for the 7th Congressional District being vacated by Marsha Blackburn, visited Lexington Thursday, August 30th. He toured various places in the county, including the new Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads, and the… For the complete story, see the September 5th edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe…

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