Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Highway 43 in Lawrence County
A FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH ON HIGHWAY 43 TOOK THE LIFE OF A MAN EARLIER THIS WEEK IN LAWRENCE COUNTY. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WERE DISPATCHED TO THE SCENE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT APPROXIMATELY 3:30 PM IN THE BISCUIT CABIN JUST SOUTH OF LAWRENCEBURG. ACCORDING TO REPORTS A TOYOTA CAMRY DRIVEN BY 41-YEAR-OLD MATTHEW STOTLER WAS TRAVELING SOUTH ON HIGWAY 43 WHEN IT CROSSED OVER INTO THE NORTHBOUND LANE HITTING A BOX TRUCK HEAD ON. STOTLER PERISHED FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THE CRASH. THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL IS INVESTIGATING THE ACCIDENT.
Loretto Residents Cautioned Regarding Garbage Collection
Several items have been left out for garbage pickup recently in the City of Loretto that have caused problems with the garbage truck. As a result, city officials are reminding residents to place only household trash out for collection.
Santa for Seniors Donation Deadline Dec. 11th
Monday is the deadline for donations for this year’s Santa for Seniors program and many more donations are needed. Several applicants need heaters this year as well as blankets. There is a great need for nonperishable food, personal care, and household items, as well as toilet paper, paper towels, and many more items. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Donations may be dropped off at WLX on North Locust Avenue or at the Lawrence County Senior Citizens on Centennial Boulevard in Lawrenceburg. For more information call 931-629-0240. To submit a name or message us, visit the Santa for Seniors Lawrence County Facebook page.
Davenport breaks 24 year scoring record
Her birthday came a day early as Riverside senior Jayla Davenport broke Tabitha Camper’s 24 year career scoring record midway through the second quarter against Perry County last Tuesday night. “I had just hit a shot in the lane and was going to our press when I saw everyone jumping around and screaming, said Davenport.” She continued, “I was so confused, I had no idea and Coach Reid came up to me and said I just broke the record. I knew at the start of the season I wasn’t too far away, but it never crossed my mind after the season got going. My mind was blown, took awhile to process what I actually did. I was extremely excited.”
Lawrence Primary Qualifying Ends Thursday
The qualifying period is open until Thursday for the March 3 County Republican and Democrat Primary. Positions include Assessor of Property, 22nd Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Part V, and School Board members in Districts 1, 4, 7, and 8. The deadline to submit qualifying petitions is Thursday at noon at the Election Commission office on Centennial Boulevard in Lawrenceburg.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in hohenwald, TN
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of hohenwald..
Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Seeking the Public's Help in Locating Stolen Motorcycle
THE LAWRENCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS SEEKING THE PUBLIC’S HELP IN LOCATING A STOLEN MOTORCYCLE. ACCORDING TO REPORTS, THE MOTORCYCLE WAS LAST SEEN ON SUNDAY ON CORBIN STREET. IN SUMMERTOWN. THE MOTORCYCLE IS DESCRIBED AS A 2002 HONDA ODYSSEY SILVER IN COLOR WITH DAMAGE TO ONE OF THE TIRE WELLS. APPROXIMATE VALUE 4,500 DOLLARS. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE LAWRENCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.
Savannah's 9th Annual Christmas on Main: Free Family Fun and Festivities
The ninth Christmas on Main event has started in Savannah, Tennessee. The city turns the area around City Hall into a holiday-themed village for the first three weekends of December. The event draws visitors from all over the state and is important for Savannah, says Mayor Bob Shutt and Stephanie Timbes, the Executive Director of Main Street.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.85 and $2.88 in Waynesboro as of 2023-12-07. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Inside Riverside's celebration of first TSSAA football title including big surprise when Panthers got home
Celebrations began just seconds after the clock hit zero for Riverside’s football team. The Panthers had just won their first BlueCross Bowl in school history, capturing the Class 2A title over East Robertson, 13-7, at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga last Saturday. Coach Johnnie Frost and the Panthers were celebrating...
Family upset after wrong person buried in plot at Hohenwald cemetery
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A woman who discovered a stranger was buried next to her mother at a Hohenwald cemetery has been fighting for almost two years to have him exhumed and buried in the correct grave. Each time Lecia King goes to Swiss Cemetery, she visits her mother, who’s...
First-ever Chronic Wasting Disease in deer detected in Kentucky
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Deer season is underway and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is causing issues for hunters. Now, Kentucky just confirmed its first-ever case of CWD affecting deer in the state. “Officials with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources announced Dec. 6, 2023 that Kentucky has joined...
Middle Tennessee's Perry County Schools Shut Down for the Week Due to Illness
• Perry County Schools in Middle Tennessee will be closed for the rest of the week due to illness. • The school district will be closed on Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. • Perry County Schools is home to Linden and Lobelville, Tennessee.
Fire Destroys Lawrence County Property
A LAWRENCE COUNTY PROPERTY SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOLLOWING A FIRE. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WERE DISPATCHED TO THE REPORTED STRUCTURE FIRE ON DAVIS STREET IN SUMMERTOWN AROUND 8 PM. CREWS FROM LAWRENCE COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE WORKED AT BATTLING THE BLAZE. AMONG THOSE WHO RESPONDED MEMBERS OF SUMMERTOWN, HENRYVILLE, AND ETHRIDGE FIRE DEPARTMENTS. EMERGENCY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT AGAIN OVERNIGHT AS THE FIRE REKINDLED. THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION.
Bloodmobile At Lawrenceburg Nutrition Friday
A Bloodmobile will be held at Lawrenceburg Nutrition, located at 1246 First Avenue, on Friday between the hours of 11 and 4. For more information contact Blood Drive Coordinator Misty Holloway at 931-244-6792.
Stolen Vehicle Recovered
A STOLEN VEHICLE WAS RECOVERED LATE LAST WEEK IN LAWRENCE COUNTY. ACCORDING TO REPORTS, A DEPUTY WAS PATROLLING WEST POINT ROAD ON FRIDAY WHEN IT DISCOVERED THE VEHICLE PARKED AT GANDY CHURCH OF CHRIST AND AFTER RUNNING THE TAG AND VIN DETERMINED IT AS STOLEN. THE VEHICLE WAS REPORTED STOLEN ON SEPTEMBER 23RD OUT OF MISSISSIPPI.
Clothes Stolen from Laudramat
LAWRENCEBURG POLICE SPOKE TO A COMPLAINANT AT THE WISHY WASHY LAUNDRAMAT LATE LAST WEEK IN REGARD TO THEFT. ACCORDING TO REPORTS, OFFICERS SPOKE TO THE SUBJCET ON FRIDAY WHO ADVISED HE HAD PLACED HIS CLOTHES IN A DRYER AND LEFT AND WHEN HE RETURNED THE ITEMS WERE TAKEN. THE CLOTHES INCLUDE JEANS, TSHIRTS, TOWELS AND SOCKS AND ARE A TOTAL VALUE OF APPROXIMATELY 140 DOLLARS. ANYONE WITH INFORMAITON IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE LAWRENCEBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT.
Gift Caravan to Roll Through Lawrence County
Not all Heros wear capes, as recently demonstrated by our local Law Enforcement Department. Not just saving lives, but saving Christmas for 20 families in need. The Maury County Sheriff's Department has led an effort through their network of friends, family, and supporters to adopt 20 families that are walking through some of the hardest days of their lives. Maury County resident Jaquelyn Thomley said, “These are the kinds of acts that show you that our police officers are active members of our communities, even on their days off.”
Qualifying Period Open For April 23 Loretto City Election
The City of Loretto has called for the Loretto City Election to be held on April 23, which will be for one seat on the Board of Aldermen. That seat is currently held by Alderman Chris Beckman. Those interested in running may pick up qualifying petitions at the Election Commission office on Centennial Boulevard in Lawrenceburg. The qualifying deadline is noon on January 18.
Notice to Creditors
(As required by Chapter No. 886, Public Acts of Tennessee 1939 as amended. Sections 30-2-306, Tennessee Code Annotated.) Estate of Larry Douglas Stegall, Jr. Notice is hereby given that on the eighth day of December, 2023, Letters of Testamentary, in respect of the Estate of Larry Douglas Stegall, Jr. deceased, who died November 10, 2023, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Decatur County, Tennessee.