Library & Archives adds digital collection of family histories


The Tennessee State Library & Archives has added an online collection of material that tracks dozens of family histories across several states. The material, titled “The Genealogical Research Files of Dr. Barbara Long,” traces the lines of 33 families with … Continue reading

Thieves nabbed

Randy Andrews

By Hulon O. Dunn Editor & Publisher Seven agencies came together Tuesday, June 28, at the Emergency Operations Center, locally known as the 911 building, to discuss recent thefts in this southern Tennessee area. Agencies involved were the Lewis County … Continue reading

Glenn Melton

Glenn Melton

Glenn Houston Melton was born July 5, 1931 in Wayne County, the son of the late loyal Denoble and Maudie Lucille Brewer Melton. Glenn was a United States Army vetern of the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1954. … Continue reading

Sawyer McAvoy

Sawyer Robert McAvoy

Sawyer Robert McAvoy, age 21 of Liberty, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016. He was born November 18, 1994 in Murfreesboro. Sawyer is survived by his mother, Heather White McAvoy of Hohenwald; father, Robert Dale McAvoy of Lascassas; daughter, Viviana … Continue reading

Danny Hinson

Danny O’Neal Hinson, age 69, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016 at Lewis County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hohenwald. Funeral service will be held today, Thursday, June 30, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with … Continue reading

Hohenwald named a Tennessee Downtowns city

The City of Hohenwald is one of 12 Tennessee communities selected in the fifth round of the Tennessee Downtowns program. “This designation will allow us to do even more to help the downtown area,” Mayor Danny McKnight said Monday. Hohenwald’s … Continue reading