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Tourism commissioner visits Lewis County

Posted April 14, 2016 at 12:00 am

By Becky Jane Newbold

Managing Editor

“Five counties in Tennessee generate 70 percent of the economic impact of tourism for the entire state,” Tennessee Commissioner of Tourism Kevin Triplett noted when in Hohenwald on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 as part of a 95 county tour of the state. He visited Lewis County to meet local tourist-related business owners and to see the community’s tourism assets.

“If one of them stumbles we are all in trouble,” he remarked, comparing the scenario to his son whom he caught running to the house with a basket of eggs from the barn. “I told him if he falls, he will lose what he has worked for.”

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    Logging accident claims second life

    Posted May 1, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    In the span of one month, a second Lewis County man has died as a result of a logging accident near Linden.

    Perry County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to a call on April 6, 2016 to a

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    Two charged with vandalism

    Posted May 1, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    A former City of Hohenwald Policeman and an employee of Barber Cycles on South Maple in Hohenwald were arrested and charged with vandalism and assault following a paintball shooting of a Lewis County Sheriff Deputy Thursday, April 14.

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    New Davis House facility opens in Hickman County

    Posted April 21, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Davis House Child Advocacy Center recently opened a new facility on East Swan Street across from Centerville City Hall in Centerville. Centerville Church of Christ’s Hope House held ribbon cutting

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    Zumstein named The Best Teacher, 2016

    Posted April 21, 2016 at 12:00 am

    Voted as Best Teacher of the Year in the 2016 Readers Choice Awards was Joe Zumstein.

    Zumstein taught Vocational Agriculture at Lewis County High School for 32 years. He previously

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    Ticked Off at Cancer Ride

    Posted April 14, 2016 at 12:00 am

    tremendous success

    The 5th annual Ticked Off at Cancer Ride was held Saturday, April 9, 2016. This year’s event was in memory of Donnie Crowell, who

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