Area Breaking News

Meet the Candidates Forum

Article by Clay Crook- The second Meet the Candidates Forum was held at the LHS auditorium on Monday night, July 9th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and was broadcast live by WZLT 99.3 FM radio. Don Enochs, with WLZT 99.3, opened up the event which was co-sponsored by The Lexington Progress. The auditorium was…

Read More

Henderson County Celebrates Independence Day

Article by Clay Crook- For fun, fireworks, and friendly hometown entertainment, Lexington’s Festival of the Lake event was the place to be to celebrate the 4th of July holiday. The morning started out with pageants for all ages, cardboard and kayak races, and rides, treats, and attractions for the whole family. At 2:00 p.m., the official…

Read More

Lions Have First Football Activities of the Summer

For the past month, the Lions have been hunkered down in their field house working out and planning for the summer and season ahead. Tuesday, the Lions were finally able to come out of the field house and actually play football for the first time since November of last year. The Scotts Hill Lions and…

Read More

Summer Food Program Continues

Article by Clay Crook-  The Henderson County Health Department and their partners want to remind readers about the Summer Food Program, being held at three locations in Lexington, will continue to Tuesday, July 31st. Children can participate in the free lunch meals at: -Parkview Courts at LHS Fieldhouse at 10:30 a.m. Monday – Thursday -Montgomery…

Read More

McCready Approved As Public Works Director, Fire Department Receives Land for Training Center

Article by Clay Crook- Several important measures were discussed and approved at the July 3rd meeting of the Lexington Board of Alderman, including the authorization for a fire department training ground and appointment of the public works director. Lexington Fire Department Chief Doug Acred appeared before the board requesting approximately 2.5 acres of land at the…

Read More

Gazebo Nears Completion

Article by Clay Crook- Stacy Roach and crew began putting the memorial gazebo, in honor of fallen first responders, together early Saturday morning on the Southeast corner of the court house lawn. The project is sponsored by the Leadership Henderson County class, and Roach and his men are donating their time to build the gazebo. The…

Read More

LHS Tigers Take on Scotts Hill In 7-on-7 Competition

Hot sticky days, warm nights and heat index warnings, all signs that football is on the way. Lexington and Scotts Hill met at Lexington for the first 7-on-7 scrimmage of the season Tuesday morning. The Tigers will play in one more 7-on-7 scrimmage before concentrating on regular practice sessions and preparing for full contact. The…

Read More

Sardis Board Meets

Article by Clay Crook- The Sardis town board and mayor met on July 2nd, opening first with a public hearing on the reading of a budget amendment of $289.00. The amendment was needed by the state to reflect the payoff of the town garbage truck and did not actually change the budget. The board also discussed…

Read More

Natchez Trace State Park Makes Shop With A Cop Donation

Article by Clay Crook- State Park Ranger Jeffery Johnson met with Lexington Police Officers Joseph Barnes, Jesse Gibson, and Collins Bailey to make a donation to Shop with a Cop on Thursday, July 5th. Johnson said, “We held the Battle of the Badges on June 16th this year. We had officers from the Lexington Police…

Read More