LHS Lady Tigers Dominate Scotts Hill Lady Lions

Lexington’s Lady Tigers improved to 10-7 on the season and kept a share of the district lead by improving to 4-1 in district play, after a 51-21 win over Scotts Hill last Friday. The win gives Lexington 3 wins in its last four games. Friday night, the Lady Tigers used a tenacious defense all game…

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LFD Responds to Fire at Columbus McKinnon

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Lexington Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Columbus McKinnon, 560 Rush Street, at 10:10 a.m., Monday, January 7th. Employee’s had already been advised to evacuate the building and many were standing along the outer fence area. Most of the fire vehicles attended the back side of the building,…

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Scotts Hill Town Board Meets, Approves City Recorders

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Board of Aldermen and Mayor for the town of Scotts Hill met in regular session on Monday evening, January 7th at 6:00 p.m. with a full board present. Some employee questions on quarterly reviews were discussed and tabled for further research, and a GPS tracking report on city vehicles was…

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Lady Lions Fall To Lexington

The Lady Lions had one game this first week of 2019. It was a big rivalry game against Lexington. The Lions couldn’t find enough offense in the game and fell behind, before a loss to Lexington. In the first quarter, the Lady Lions were able to hang around with Lexington. They did not shoot the…

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The “Bull Pups” from the Battles at Lexington and Parkers Crossroads

Article by W. Clay Crook- I was invited to speak at Parkers Crossroads on December 31st, which was the actual 156th anniversary of the battle there. Forrest’s “Bull Pups” artillery pieces are famous among historians everywhere. They entered the service with General Forrest as part of Morton’s Battery at their capture in Lexington on December 18th,…

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Deberry Honored by Diamond Girls

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Diamond Girls of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church held their annual Christmas Gala at the Pine Tree Country Club on Saturday evening, December 22nd. Honored at the event with a certificate of appreciation was David Deberry, center, of Lexington. Standing with David Deberry were Terry Buckley (left) and Scottie…

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Lions Come Up Short Against Big Red Tigers

The Lions opened up their second half of the season on the road against Lexington. The game started out very slow but quickly accelerated and ended up being a very competitive game. In the first quarter, the Lions and Tigers both struggled to get momentum and get their offenses rolling. Neither team did much of…

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Restaurant Scores

Article by W. Clay Crook- The following restaurant scores are from the Tennessee Department of Health for the first six months of 2018. Lexington: Pin Oak School 97 Domino’s Pizza 96 Days Inn of Lexington 98 Best Donuts 99 Learn A Lot Preschool 96 LMS 99 Bargerton Elementary 98 Econo Lodge Food 98 Caywood School…

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Foul Lines To Field Goals

BLOWOUT FOR THE NATTY! Clemson is the king of the college football world! I will say, Trevor Lawrence, the QB for Clemson, was masterful. He played like a redshirt senior. He was calm in the pocket, he was able to move around when needed, found his targets, processed through his routes and made a vaunted…

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Obituaries For January 9, 2019 Edition

Jo Ann Campbell, 83 Linda Carpenter, 78 Wesley Carroll, 85 Gordon Cylatt, 62 Sharon Denise Essary, 50 Lovie Aileen Hampton,87 Oline Johnson, 88 Hannelore Keller, 85 Jerry Dean Kelley, 79 Michael Lee Landreth,64 Glenn Naylor, 83 John L. Roberts, 88 Ronald Sanders, 66 Kathryn Sego, 77 Dorothy Seaton, 84 Craig Steven Wade, 47 For complete…

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