Area News

Boales Indicted on Charge of Reckless Homicide

Article by W. Clay Crook- Kodeesha Boales, age 22 of Lexington, was arrested on February 5, 2020 on one charge of reckless homicide. The arrest came from a sealed indictment heard before the Henderson County Grand Jury on January 31, 2020. The indictment reads that the defendant, “on or about May 4, 2019 in Henderson County, Tennessee,…

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Sardis Hosts Candidate Day

Article by W. Clay Crook- “The national and local primaries are right around the corner,” said Judith Willis, chair of the Candidate Day program at Sardis on Thursday, January 6, 2020, “and if you don’t vote, then you shouldn’t complain someone once told me.” Willis and Sardis Mayor Joey Hudgins greeted special guests and the three…

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Sardis Board Meets

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Board of Mayor and Aldermen for Sardis met at city hall on Monday, January 3, 2020 for their regularly scheduled meeting. Present were Mayor Joseph Hudgins, Sr., Vice Mayor Richard Holland and Aldermen Teresa Beecham, Kenneth Scott, Larry Smith and Gail Wade. Vice Mayor Holland opened the meeting with…

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Daddy-Daughter Dance Held at Caywood Elementary

Article by W. Clay Crook- Best dressed couples from all over Henderson County met at Caywood Elementary on Saturday evening, February 8, 2020, for the annual Daddy – Daughter Dance benefit for the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. Lexington Middle School Beta, the Lexington Middle School football team, the Lexington Moose Lodge…

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Scotts Hill High School Enjoys Manufacturing Expo

Article by W. Clay Crook- Adient, Columbus-McKinnon, Fluid Routing Solutions, Jackson State Community College- Lexington Campus, Nidec and TCAT Lexington made presentations to Scotts Hill High School tenth graders at the Manufacturing Expo on Monday morning, February 10th. Principal Beverly Ivy opened the session by telling students that whether they attended local programs or those away…

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Fire on Pleasant Hill Road

Article by W. Clay Crook- Residents in the 400 block of Pleasant Hill Road, just down below the historic black cemetery and church, reported smoke boiling out of the next-door residence. The Henderson County Fire Department and Henderson County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the blaze around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. As the nearest…

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Two Vehicle Collision on South Main

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Lexington Police Department, Lexington Fire Department and EMS responded to a two-vehicle collision around 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The accident occurred on South Main Street near the intersections of Holly Street and Climer Street. According to the Lexington Police Department, a white Chevrolet pickup truck, driven by Jerry…

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Bray Delivers State of the County Address at Lexington Rotary

Article by W. Clay Crook- Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray delivered the annual state of the county address to the members and guests of the Lexington Rotary Club on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Mayor Bray said “I am thankful for the opportunity to stand here today and deliver to you the state of our county.…

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