Area News

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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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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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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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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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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Blue Light Fundraiser for Shop With a Cop

The Lexington Police Department is sponsoring blue light bulbs again this year as a dual fund raiser for the Shop with a Cop event, and to show support for local law enforcement. Captain Jeff Middleton said that this year’s lights are much brighter. They are available for $5.00 24 hours a day at the Lexington…

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Watts Speaks on The Princess at Lexington Rotary

Article by W. Clay Crook- Nothing quite so much says “home” in Lexington as a visit to the Princess Theatre, but Tuesday, a bit of the Princess visited the Lexington Rotary, as owner David Watts, along with his son, Weston, and daughter Meredith, visited and spoke about the decades old establishment.   The “new” Princess Theatre,…

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Lexington Senior Center Ham Breakfast

Article by W. Clay Crook- There was a special treat for ham breakfast lovers at the Henderson County Senior Center Saturday, December 9th, and serving at the annual center fundraiser was the new Lexington mayor, Jeff Griggs, vice-mayor, Sandra Wood, and Circuit Court Clerk Beverly Dunaway.   Henderson County Trustee, David Frizzell, was at the door,…

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Scotts Hill City Board Meets

The Scotts Hill Mayor and Board of Alderman met in regular session on Monday night, December 4th at the City Hall building. Melissa Davis, with Southwest Tennessee Development District, held the public hearing on the guidelines for the 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and the board passed a resolution adopting a Social Media Use…

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