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Courthouse Elevator Now in Operation

Article by W. Clay Crook- The elevator for the new courthouse tower is now ready for operation. Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray said that the certificate of operation had been received, and the elevator was opened for business on Friday, May 20, 2022. Mayor Bray said that the new elevator is spacious and fully ADA…

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Lady Tigers Punch Ticket To Class 3A State Tourney

Article by Blake Franklin- Lexington would play in front of a sold-out crowd, with their home bleachers at full capacity and even people gathering along the fences and beyond the outfield wall, as the Lady Tigers hosted Creek Wood for their chance to return to Murfreesboro, Tennessee to compete in the state tournament. In a…

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West Tennessee City and County Mayors Collaborate, Request Representative for Blue Oval City

Release- In a joint announcement on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Southwest Tennessee Development District, the West Tennessee City Mayors Association and the West Tennessee County Mayors Association announced that each body had separately voted to request an appointee to serve as a local government representative to attend Blue Oval City meetings, announcements, and…

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Henderson County Leadership Class Enjoys Non-Profit Organizations Day

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Chamber’s Henderson County Leadership Class enjoyed a day out to their favorite non-profit organizations on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Participating in this year’s class were Stephanie Jeanes (Coldwell Banker McKee Realty), Jessica Conley (LPC-MHSP), Gerrianne Mayfield (New Image Health Food / The Gathering Place), Casey McDaniel (Henderson County Schools),…

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Lions Soccer Completes History Making Season

Article by Blake Franklin- The Scotts Hill High School Lions soccer competed in the highest level of play in the school’s history of their soccer program, over the course of the last few weeks. Beginning with a District Championship as referenced in last week’s edition, the Lions soccer program continued to make history through this…

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Lexington Fire Department Responds to Semi Truck Fire

Article by W. Clay Crook- Tuesday evening, May 17, 2022, the Lexington Fire Department responded with a crew of twelve to a vehicle fire reported at the Major Market location at the corner of South Broad Street and Cook Street. According to Wesley Vaughn with the LFD, the fire was electrical in nature and had…

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Lady Lions Basketball Team Receives Awards

Article by Blake Franklin- On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, the Scotts Hill High School Lady Lions basketball team was honored and treated to a catered meal by the Town of Scotts Hill, according to the coaching staff. The coaching staff also presented awards and plaques to the entire team, as well as recognized personal achievements…

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Parkers Crossroads Battlefield Association Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Parkers Crossroads Battlefield Association met in the building at Tour Stop 7 on Thursday evening, May 19, 2022, to review business and finalize plans for their Memorial Day program. The meeting was called to order by President Jim Weaver and the previous minutes and financial report were approved. Cheryl…

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