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Lexington City Board Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The second reading of an ordinance to amend the Lexington Municipal Code was read and approved that allows the sale of intoxicating liquors for on premises consumption and allows the city to levy a privilege tax. Mayor Griggs explained that this change was to put the city ordinances into compliance with…

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Heisman Austin Signs with Roane State in Baseball

Last Friday, senior baseball player Heisman Austin signed to continue his academic and athletic career at Roane State Community College, in Harriman, Tennessee, which is 30 minutes East of Crossville. Heisman said it’s a dream come true to be signing with Roane State, “I’ve always wanted to be good enough to be able to play…

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Lions Win First District Game

The Scotts Hill Lions had two big District 14-AA matchups this past week. One on the road, against Riverside, and another at home against Adamsville. In the first game of the week, the Lions saw themselves win for the first time all season in the district, the second game saw them out play their opponents…

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Planning Session at Montgomery Cultural and Enrichment Center

Article by W. Clay Crook- A planning session was held at the Montgomery Cultural and Enrichment Center on Thursday, January 10th at noon. Gloria Carver called the meeting into session with Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray giving the invocation. The Center is open each Thursday at noon for snacks and Bingo, but Carver said that “with…

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SH Lady Lions Split Games in District Action

The Lady Lions had two big district games this past week. One, on the road against Riverside, and another at home against Adamsville. The first game put the Lady Lions in hostile territory against Riverside. The Lady Lions fell behind early with poor shooting and lackluster defense. The Lady Lions saw themselves down, 19 to…

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County Commission Meets – Dr. Henderson Retiring as County Medical Examiner

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Commission met in their quarterly session on Monday evening, January 14th. Before the start of the session, Commissioner Wanda Powers led the audience in birthday congratulations for Mayor Eddie Bray. The commission approved the following as notaries: Todd Buttrey, Pamela J. Cobbler, Rochelle Deberry, Tammy L. Fessler, Ramona…

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First Baptist Church To Break Ground On A Mission Action Center

Release- On Sunday night, January 13, 2019, an overflow crowd of First Baptist Church members gathered to hear a presentation and vote on the building of the new Mission Action Center or The MAC. The presentation was made by Pastor Dr. Clay Hallmark, Richie Strickland who chairs the New Building Leadership team, Phillip Renfroe the…

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Tigers Fall to 8-11 on Season

After splitting games with Adamsville and Chester County last week, the Tigers now have a record of 8-11 overall and they are 3-4 in district play with seven games remaining. Coming into the week, the Tigers were on the bubble between 4th and 5th in the district standings. That gives Lexington plenty of incentive since…

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County School Board Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County School Board met in regular session on Thursday evening, January 10th at the Board of Education Office on Wilson Street. County Mayor Eddie Bray and Scotts Hill High School Principal Beverly Ivy, as well as SHHS educator Cindy Landry, who delivered a brief presentation on the WestStar…

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American Legion Riders Meet

Article by W. Clay Crook- American Legion Riders Post #77, Lexington, met for the election of annual officers and a planning session on Saturday, January 12th at the American Legion Hall on East Church Street. The 2019 officer’s slate is: Director Jared Melton, Assistant Director Mike Johnson, Secretary Lisa Johnson, Treasurer Alicia Melton, Road Captain…

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