Houston County, TN

Rep. Reedy Secures $100K For Houston Co. Fair

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Rep. Jay Reedy, R-Erin, secured $100,000 in state funding for the Houston County Fair in the 112th General Assembly. The funds will be used for the acquisition of a permanent fairground location as well as an agriculture and community education center. “The Houston County Fair...
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Mustangs Host 2022 Graduation

Seniors at Houston High School celebrated their graduation on May 13 at Bellevue Baptist Church. More than any previous class, the Class of 2022 has “intentionally found ways to build community among their cohort–from developing a virtual peer tutoring program last year to the newly added senior sunrise and sunset — they have looked for ways to support each other and soak up senior year together.”
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General Assembly Okays $20 M To Rebuild, Relocate Flood-Damaged Waverly Schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State Rep. Jay Reedy, R-Erin, has announced Humphreys County will receive up to $20 million to help rebuild two schools that were destroyed during severe flooding last summer. The one-time grant funds will be used to rebuild Waverly Elementary and Waverly Junior High schools outside of...
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Pastis Restaurant Is Coming to Wedgewood-Houston

After months of speculation, AJ Capital Partners has confirmed the rumors. James Beard Award-winning restaurateurs Keith McNally and Stephen Starr are opening an outpost of their restaurant Pastis in Nashville. The French food establishment will open in the May Hosiery Mills adaptive reuse complex in Wedgewood-Houston in 2023. McNally is...

Montgomery Central throws no-hitter to defeat Houston County

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Montgomery Central baseball hosted Houston County on Thursday. The Indians came into the matchup with two wins in a row; before the night was over, they would extend their winning streak with a 10-0 victory. Every phase of the game was working in Montgomery...

Company aims to buy and restore struggling rural hospitals in Tennessee

Kyle Kopec recently gave a tour of some of the run-down hospitals his company is snapping up, pointing out relics of poor management left by a revolving-door procession of operators. The attic at Houston County Community Hospital in the town of Erin, Tennessee, about a 90-minute drive from Nashville, houses...

2 Gives Back: Houston County First Responders

ERIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – There was a quick response to a January nursing home fire in Erin thanks to a huge turnout of first responders. Fire, police, and EMS from across Middle Tennessee helped Houston County immediately care for dozens of patients during and after the deadly blaze. To...

Biddie Laverne Barrett

Biddie Laverne Barrett, age 95, formerly of Houston County, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022. There will be a celebration of life service on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at the Chapel of Nave Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Beverly Dycus officiating. Burial will follow in Cane Creek Cemetery.

Look Who's Talking: How do you celebrate and remember St. Patrick's Day?

Editor's Note: Look Who's Talking explores the most recent happenings around town and what residents think about it. St. Patrick's Day has become a much-celebrated holiday in the United States, featuring lots of drinking and revelry and a few unusual traditions. It's a far cry from the holiday's beginnings in Ireland as a solemn religious occasion in honor of the country's Patron Saint, Patrick, who reportedly died on March 17, 461.

No. 1 Lady Rebels wear Region 6A crown

McKenzie sophomore Savannah Davis wanted to make a statement Wednesday night, March 2, in the Region 6A championship game at West Carroll. There was a perception that Davis may have been slighted following her 49-point performance in two tournament games. She was left off the all-tournament team and had to share the district MVP honor.