Area News

County and City Both Say Yes to Liquor by the Drink

    Article by W. Clay Crook- At 8:01 p.m. November 6th, 2018, all precincts had turned in their results to the Henderson County Election Commission with both Henderson County and the City of Lexington voting yes for “Consumption on the Premises,” better known as liquor by the drink.  In the county, 3,594 votes were…

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Veterans Day Celebration Opportunities

Article by W. Clay Crook- Thursday, November 8th: Caywood Elementary’s annual Veterans Day program starts at 6:00 p.m. All K-5 students will be singing, and parents are invited to attend. Friday, November 9th Caywood Elementary will have an encore Veterans Day ceremony, for veterans only, at 1:00 p.m. Westover will have their annual Veterans Day…

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Local Charity Event for Le Bonheur

Article submitted- What do Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, video games, and a local youth pastor have in common? More than you may think! For the second year in a row, Sand Ridge Baptist Church youth pastor, Marty Estes, will participate in a charity event called Extra Life, a 24-hour marathon of video games and tabletop gaming…

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Pleasant Hill MBC Hosts Annual Seniors Day

Article by W. Clay Crook- Eighteen pews filled with friendship and fellowship, another two pews in the Amen corners, and a full choir began the 11 o’clock hour at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church on Monday, November 5th. It was the annual Seniors Day luncheon, and ladies and gentlemen now enjoying their golden years, enjoyed a…

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Senior Center Receives Donation

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Senior Center now has $1,500.00 to spend for some computer equipment, courtesy of Charter Communications – Spectrum. Nick Pavlis, Director of State Government Affairs at Charter met with Senior Center Director Susan Austin and Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs on Monday, November 5th, and presented the center with a…

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Rushing Speaks at Rotary

Article by W. Clay Crook- Emily Rushing, Director of the Henderson County Health Department, was the special guest speaker of the October 30th Lexington Rotary Club. Rushing delivered a presentation on the success of the Henderson County Summer Food Program. The program also recently received an award from the Department of Health. “I had never thought…

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Scotts Hill Holds Field of Flag Ceremonies

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Veterans Monument at the Scotts Hill City Park was joined Saturday, November 3rd, with an expansive Field of Flags commemorating men and women who are veterans of the Armed Services, and those veterans who have made their last call at Eternity’s final bivouac. The event was hosted by American Legion…

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Halloween Events

Article by W. Clay Crook- The town of Scotts Hill started off the haunted holiday season with Main Street closed off on Tuesday evening, October 30th, for their Halloween Bash. The event had been scheduled for Halloween night, but severe weather warnings prompted the schedule change. It was an absolutely splendid event, with more trick…

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Lexington Rotary Sponsors Pancake Breakfast

Article by W. Clay Crook- The aroma of fresh pancakes and maple syrup filled the Lexington High School cafeteria as members of the Lexington Rotary Club manned the ovens, coffee pots, and tables for their annual Pancake Breakfast. The fundraiser brought in about $1,700.00, which is used for the local Rotary Scholarship fund. For this and…

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Cash Express Kicks Off Stuff a Truck

Article by W. Clay Crook- Friday, November 2nd, was the annual kick off of the Stuff a Truck event sponsored by Cash Express on West Church Street. Each year they have a truck set up with boxes to collect canned goods, toys, and coats. Terri Austin said that the collection will run through December 10th.…

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