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Bobo Case: The “Nightmare” Reset for Monday, Dec. 18th

Article by W. Clay Crook- Update at 2:11 p.m., Thursday, December 14th: At 2:00 p.m., the court was beginning to fill but still not back in session, the family already in place well before the call to order. The Reverend Don Franks, from Corinth Baptist Church, in Henderson County, sat two pews behind the Bobo…

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“Merry Christmas to Local Law Enforcement”

Article by W. Clay Crook- The weather for the Lexington Christmas Parade was made to order Tuesday night, December 11th. It was clear, cool enough to say “Christmas” but warm enough to enjoy watching the floats, talking to friends and neighbors, and waving at your favorite bands and floats. Miles Roberts served as Master of…

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Tigers Take 2 Of 3 In Strong Week

Last week was not just a busy week for the Lexington Tigers it was also a successful one. Lexington won two out of three games, including a key district win over North Side. The Tigers are 3-7 overall and 1-0 in district play. In the three games played last week, Lexington defeated North Side, 54-48,…

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Eleven Applicants for County Mayor

Article by W. Clay Crook- Administrator of Elections, Dan Miller, says that “Over fifty people have picked up, and about half have returned, their petitions,” as of this week. Eleven applications for County Mayor have been picked up, the three most recent are Roger Loftin, Danny Leasure and Michael K. Tate. Other in the race…

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Lady Tigers Pick Up District Win Over North Side

Last week, the Lexington Lady Tigers split a pair of games and went to 3-7 on the season. The good news is the win came against North Side, which is one of the new teams in the district. Lexington is 1-0 in district play and had their second district game last night. Last night’s opponent,…

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Bobo Case Defendant Dylan Adams Status Hearing December 14th

Article by W. Clay Crook- Dylan Adams, a co-defendant in the Holly Bobo kidnapping, rape, and murder trial, will appear before Circuit Court Judge C. Creed McGinley at 10:00 a.m., on Thursday, December 14th, at the Hardin County Courthouse. Defendant Jason Autry, who was a key witness for the prosecution in the trial of the…

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Scotts Hill Lady Lions Win Overtime Thriller

The Lady Lions were able to outlast Chester County in their first ever District 14-AA matchup, in Scotts Hill history on Tuesday night. It was a great back and forth game where both teams were in it the entire game. The Lady Lions started off red hot on offense as they scored 18 points in…

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Boy Scout’s Service Project Makes a Difference for SHHS Tennis Team

Mayor Don Buckingham presents Landon Meeks with a special town proclamation. Photo By: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress Article by W. Clay Crook- Tennis balls bounced briskly off the newly refurbished courts at the Scotts Hill City Park Thursday, December 7th. At 3:00 p.m., members of the Scotts Hill High School Tennis Team…

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SH Lions Lose District Opener

The Lions fell in their first district game of the season, last Tuesday night, at home against the Chester County Eagles. The Lions found some early success on offense, and their defense kept them in striking distance the whole night. However, they ultimately fell by 16. The game started off close with both offenses hitting…

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Lexington City Board Meets

Minutes from the regular meeting on November 7th and the special called meeting on November 28th were approved by the Lexington City Board during the regular December 5th meeting. Also approved by the board were resolutions concerning the Tennessee Housing Development Authority policies, per state updates, and updated procedures for… For the complete story, see…

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