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Tigers Upset by the Patriots

Article by Jordan Morris- The Lexington High School Tigers basketball team was looking to get back in the win column after losing their last game to the Liberty Crusaders. The Tigers were set to face the Henry County Patriots last Monday, January 17. The Tigers badly wanted to get themselves back on track with a…

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Law Enforcement Investigates Body Found on McCaney Mill Rd.

Article by Steve Corlew- Law enforcement officials are investigating a death on McCaney Mill Road, Monday, January 23rd. Henderson County Sheriff Brian Duke says it is an ongoing investigation involving the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Officers believe he may be a victim of a hit and run accident. The body…

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Lady Lions Go Four in a Row

Article by Jordan Morris- The Scotts Hills Lady Lions basketball program is on a roll to start the new year. The Lady Lions were set to face the Madison Academic Lady Mustangs last Tuesday, January 17. Scotts Hill came into this game fresh off a big win over Bolivar and on a winning streak. The…

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Lexington Aldermen Hold Lengthy Session, Discuss Employee Pay

Article by Steve Corlew- The Lexington City Board spent three hours Monday night, January 21st, working though a long agenda, which included raising garbage rates, addressing electric system’s employee pay, naming a future utilities manager, and addressed the broadband project. The meeting included about a 15-minute break for an executive session so the board could…

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Lady Tigers Fall to Henry County

Article by Jordan Morris- The Lexington High School Lady Tigers basketball program was looking to collect back-to-back wins after a huge win over Liberty on January 13. The Lady Tigers were set to face the Henry County Lady Patriots last Tuesday, January 17. The Lady Tigers were unable to collect their second win in a…

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Corlew Named Editor

Article by Holland Parkins- The Lexington Progress is proud to announce our new editor, Steve Corlew. Although, Corlew is far from “new” to this business. If you’re an avid reader of the Lexington Progress, then we’re sure you already know this. Reporters are usually great at quality or quantity, but Corlew is an exception. Since…

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SH Lions Beat Madison Academic

Article by Jordan Morris- The Scotts Hill High School Lions basketball program was looking to get back on track. They had just collected their first loss of 2023 against the Bolivar Tigers on January 13. The Lions were going head-to-head with the Madison Academic Mustangs last Tuesday, January 17, at home. The Lions were able…

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Lexington Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge

Article by Steve Corlew- A 28-year-old Lexington man faces an attempted murder charge following an incident on Highway 104 North, Jan. 11th, according to the Lexington Police Department. Lexington Police Chief Jeff Middleton said LPD officers arrested Brandon DePriest Clark, 28, at an apartment on Highway 104 north. Clark was also charged with vandalism over…

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Lady Tigers Lose Rivalry Game

Article by Jordan Morris- The Lexington Lady Tigers basketball team was coming off a big loss to the Henry County Lady Patriots last Tuesday, January 17. The Lady Tigers were really wanting to get things back on track with a win. Last Thursday, January 19, the Lady Tigers went up against their in-county rival Scotts…

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Deadline Set for Parkers Crossroads Election

Article by Steve Corlew- The deadline is set for candidates to qualify for the Parker’s Crossroads City Commission. Candidates have until noon on February 16th to file qualifying applications. Petitions may be picked up at the Henderson County Election Commission office, 435 West Church Street. Candidates will run for a four-year term to fill one…

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