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Sunset Valley’s Unique Henderson County Bicentennial Maze

Article by W. Clay Crook- While all of Tennessee is celebrating Tennessee 225, only a small handful of the 95 counties are celebrating their bicentennial. Henderson County is one of those unique areas celebrating its 200th birthday, and the event is made even more unique by the one-of-a-kind, state of the art, Bicentennial Maze at…

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LHS Volleyball Heads to State

Article by Blake Franklin- The Lexington High School Lady Tigers volleyball team can check one more of their personal team goals off the list. The Lady Tigers are headed to the state tournament in their quest to try and bring home a Class AA state championship. In being able to get to that point, Lexington…

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Tyler Spann Floragraph Heads to 2022 Rose Parade

Article by W. Clay Crook- Friends, family, and former coaches met at the Lexington High School Gymnasium on Friday evening, October 15, 2021, to pay a tribute to Tyler Spann. After a prayer, they lined up to put the finishing touches on Tyler’s floragraph, which will be sent to California to be included on the…

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Big Red Tigers Football Trounce Chester County

Article by Blake Franklin- On a special night for the seniors of the Lexington High School football team, the senior night ceremony was held before kickoff of the football game against Chester County last Friday night, October 15. The Tiger football team wanted to honor those seniors with special recognition beforehand and also by bringing…

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County Commission Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday evening, October 12, 2021, at the Henderson County Criminal Justice Complex. There was a large audience, with many of those in attendance wearing the “I’m a Taxpayer” t-shirt that James Lavell and others were distributing in the parking lot before…

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LHS Lady Tigers Soccer Team Impresses with District Title

Article by Blake Franklin- Last week, the Lexington High School Lady Tigers soccer team advanced to play Chester County on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in the district tournament. LHS did not let intimidation defeat them as they played with confidence and intensity, which led to a comeback victory after an earlier season loss. This was…

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Lexington Board Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Mayor and Board of Aldermen for the City of Lexington met in their regular workshop session on Monday evening, October 18, 2021. The workshop is the non-voting session and is for discussion only. Vice-Mayor Sandra Wood opened the meeting, and Alderman Fred Ellis offered the invocation. Wood reminded the…

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SHHS Lions Football No Match For Lewis County

Article by Blake Franklin- After coming off a bye week, the Scotts Hill High School Lions football team were hoping to carry the momentum from a win in their previous game into the matchup against Lewis County this past Friday night, October 15, 2021. The Lions gave their best effort to hang with the Panthers…

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County School Board Tours New SHHS Band Building

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County School Board met at Scotts Hill High School on Thursday evening, October 14, 2021. The meeting was hosted in the beautifully decorated library and Principal Beverly Ivy and staff expressed how proud they were to be able to have the director and board members at the school.…

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LHS Cross Country Sees Continued Success

Article Submitted- For the past few years, the Lexington High Cross Country program has seen a lot of success during the girls’ races but not much, save a few individuals, on the boys’ side. Well, this season, the roles have reversed, so to speak. On the girls’ side, senior Sarah Simmons and freshman Addison Stanfill…

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