Area Breaking News

Rotary Hosts State of the City Address, Grice Selected as Rotarian of the Year

Article by W. Clay Crook- The special guest speaker for the April 13, 2021 Lexington Rotary Club meeting was Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs, who delivered the annual “State of the City” address. Before the address, Dr. Christopher Alexander recognized Kellie Grice as Rotarian of the Year for outstanding service to the organization, especially during the…

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Lexington Blanks Lady Lions Softball

Article by Blake Franklin- Last Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the battle for Henderson County occurred in the softball world. The two high schools in the county took the field to see who would conquer the other and come out on top. On this day, it was the Lexington High School Lady Tigers softball team that…

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Planning Commission Discusses Liquor Store Proposal and Mobile Home Park

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Lexington Municipal-Regional Planning Commission met on Monday evening, April 12, 2021 at the Lexington Utilities Operations Facility on Maple Street, with COVID-19 precautions in place. The commission reviewed and denied a re-zoning request by James Rubin Minor Jr. for some properties on Hall Street and Natchez Trace Drive from…

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Lexington Middle Earns Win Over TCA

Article by Blake Franklin- Lexington Middle School soccer was back in action on Monday, April 5, after a long two week break due to spring break and game cancellations caused by weather. Lexington traveled to Jackson for a match against Trinity Christian Academy. It was a beautiful night for soccer. The Minutemen started off well…

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One Man Walks the Extra Mile for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Article by W. Clay Crook- Brantley Smith walked the extra mile in April for Child Abuse Prevention Month, in fact, he walked a total of eighty miles as he picked out a day to walk to each school, raising awareness and donations for the Carl Perkins Center Dancing with the Stars fundraiser event. Team Smith…

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Lions Hold on to Victory Over Harding Academy

Article by Blake Franklin- On April 8, 2021, the Scotts Hill Lions baseball team headed to Freed Hardeman University to take on Harding Academy. Scotts Hill would score runs over the course of the game but had to hold on to secure the win. The Lions were on top after the final out was made…

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County School Board Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County School Board met on Thursday evening, April 8, 2021. The session was attended by over seventy guests. Chairman Tommy Gordon thanked the guests for their attendance and said that any guest who had asked to be on the agenda would have three minutes to address the board.…

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Tristan Scott Lands a Spot At Campbellsville University

Article by Blake Franklin- On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, Tristan Scott, the son of Dustin Scott and Rachel Fuller and a member of the Scotts Hill Student Anglers, sealed the deal of his college future by signing his Letter of Intent to attend Campbellsville University. Fishing is something Tristan has loved from a young age…

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Governor Lee / TDCI Honors State of Tennessee Emergency Communicators During Public Safety Telecommunicators Week April 11-17

Release- The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) and the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB) are celebrating the second full week of April (April 11-17) as Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This week honors the thousands of men and women who respond to emergency calls, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment and render life-saving assistance to…

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SH Softball Defeated By McNairy; Leads TCA

Article by Blake Franklin- The Lady Lions continued in action last week going up against McNairy County and Trinity Christian Academy. Scotts Hill was able to find success in one game out of the two. The Lady Lions would fall to McNairy County but would bounce back and lead TCA, when the game stopped due…

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