Decaturville, TN


Sea Wolf Tybee hosting plant-based dinner

Next Tuesday, May 24th, Sea Wolf Tybee will be hosting a special plant-based dinner. Along with some delicious food from Chef Thomas James, there will also be Loire Valley wine pairings from Jon-David Headrick Selections. Seating is at 7 p.m. and tickets are $80. Proceeds benefit Savannah Wildlife Rescue Center....

Mom of missing girl stresses importance of fingerprinting in Lexington High School visit

The mom of a missing girl visited Lexington High School last week to talk to students about the importance of getting fingerprinted. Jonnie Carter has become a fingerprinting advocate since the 2001 disappearance of her daughter, Bethany Markowski, then 11. Lexington High School Criminal Justice teacher Tommy Cepparulo invited Carter to share her story with his...

Cleo Rhodes

Cleo Rhodes, 86, of Holladay, Tenn., passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Camden Healthcare & Rehab in Camden, Tenn. He is survived by his son, Keith "Bull" Rhodes of Holladay, Tenn.; daughter, Michelle (John) Wyatt of Beach Bluff, Tenn.; and grandchild, Jennifer Wyatt. He was preceded in death...

Notice to Creditors - Estate of Thomas Dewey Powers

(As required by Chapter No. 886, Public Acts of Tennessee 1939 as amended. Sections 30-2-306, Tennessee Code Annotated.) Notice is hereby given that on the 19th day of May, 2022, Letters of Testamentary, in respect of the Estate of Thomas Dewey Powers, deceased, who died January 9, 2022, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Decatur County, Tennessee.

Supporting National Safe Boating Week in Savannah

National Safe Boating Week will be held from May 21-27, reminding all boaters to brush up on boating safety skills and prepare for the boating season. This observance week is the annual kick-off of the Safe Boating Campaign, a global awareness effort that encourages boaters to make the most of their boating adventure by being responsible.

Notice to Creditors - Estate of Mickey Vernon Montgomery

(As required by Chapter No. 886, Public Acts of Tennessee 1930 as amended. Sections 30-2-306, Tennessee Code Annotated.) Notice is herby given that on the 16th day of May, 2022, Letters of Administration, in respect of the Estate of Mickey Vernon Montgomery, deceased, who died January 17, 2022, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Decatur County, Tennessee.

Mobile Home Destroyed by Fire

Wayne County emergency crews responded to a structure fire in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 15 in the Cantrell Lane area of Waynesboro. The mobile home was reportedly unoccupied, and was completely destroyed in the fire. Sources stated that this fire was the third in the area within the past few months. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Audrey Franks is Miss W’boro 2022

The Miss Waynesboro Pageant was held on Thursday, May 12. The winners were: 2nd runner up, Olivia Gobble. She is the daughter of Jeff & Jodel Denton & the late David Gobbell. 1st runner up was Hannah Henderson. She is the daughter of Dustin & Kassie Henderson. Miss Waynesboro 2022 is Audrey Franks. She is the daughter of Tim & Andrea Franks.
Lexington Progress

Governor Lee Visits Local Business, Commends Henderson County

On Wednesday, May 11, Governor Lee visited DeWayne’s Quality Metal Coating (DQMC) to learn more about the R3 (Reflect, Reclaim, Redeem) Re-entry Program. Gov. Lee spent time with Jim Terry, owner of DQMC, Joe T. Wood, Representative Kirk Haston, Mayor Griggs, Mayor Bray, and the Henderson County Leadership class to discuss the success’ and challenges of the R3 program. Gov. Lee also spent time speaking with participants of the program who work at DQMC, as well as participants who have completed the program and now work for the City of Lexington. This program is a comprehensive reentry program with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department and numerous community partners to address recidivism.


The Town of Linden welcomed the Tennessee T’s last week to their temporary home base, the Commodore Hotel, for the 2022 “Five River Tour.” The group left the Commodore each morning around 8:00 a.m., Wednesday through Saturday, and returned from excursions to Wayne, Hardin, Humphreys, and McNairy counties each afternoon.

American Legion Places New Handmade Sign at Copeland Cemetery

Members of the Waynesboro American Legion Post 130 and Collinwood American Legion Post 254 recently placed a new sign at Copeland Cemetery, which is located off Bear Creek Road near the Lutts community. The sign was handmade by members of the Sons of the American Legion. Members of the Wayne...
Lexington Progress

Lady Tigers Win Back-to-Back Tournament Games

The Lexington High School Lady Tigers came into the district tournament with some serious momentum as the team has been rolling with success recently. The Lady Tigers would make their way into Savannah, Tennessee last week to take on Chester County on May 9, and then would face off against McNairy Central the following day, May 10, 2022. The result of both games is something that has been common for the Lady Tigers this season. Lexington won both games to advance to the district championship game.