Larry Russell

Russell, Larry

  Larry Wayne Russell, age 64 of Summertown, passed away July 26, 2019 at Williamson Medical Center.  He was born in Columbia, to the late Robert and Jessie McClain Russell.  He worked at the Lewis County Herald where he was … Continue reading

Caboose Dedication

  By Taylor Hinson,  Reporter for Lewis County Historical Society The Lewis County Historical Society and the Hohenwald/Lewis County Chamber of Commerce held the dedication ceremony of Killebrew’s Caboose at 112 East Main Street in Hohenwald on Saturday, June 15, 2019. … Continue reading

Representative David Byrd, District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Increasing Penalties to Combat Opioid Abuse The General Assembly voted this year to strengthen penalties for trafficking fentanyl, carfentanil, sufentanil, remifentanil, or any analogues, mirroring the same weights used to define punishments for heroin. According to the Tennessee Department of … Continue reading

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Legislative Update

Laws in Effect Starting July 1st, 2019 Several key laws that gained approval by the General Assembly this year will become effective on Monday, July 1 as Tennessee’s new fiscal year begins. This is not a comprehensive list of all … Continue reading

Ask An Attorney

By Landis Turner, Contributing Writer Gideon’s Trumpet In 1980, there was a television movie called Gideon’s Trumpet. It starred Henry Fonda as Clarence Earl Gideon. Gideon was convicted for the felony of breaking and entering for the purpose of committing … Continue reading

Hickman, Perry, and Lewis officials voice their desire to separate from Williamson County and form their own judicial district.

  Over 30 people from Hickman, Perry and Lewis Counties including mayors, members of the school systems, judges, representatives from the Sheriff’s  and Police Departments and law makers showed up June 12, 2019 to support action toward creating a new district. “It’s … Continue reading