Lewis County Newswire

Lewis County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lewis County, TN.

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  1. Summertown man charged with killing ex-girlfriendRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Lewis County Sheriff's Department together arrested Shane Vernon Shirley, 23, on Thursday morning, according to a TBI press release. TBI agents found the body of Britney Nicole Pigg, 25, in her vehicle on property belonging to Shirley's uncle, in the 500 block of Drakes Lane in Summertown.

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  2. Charges dropped in 1999 Lewis County cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Big News Network.com

    ... Charles Freeman The exchange with a Deputy as he walked out marked the last time Charles Freeman would be in Lewis County Circuit Court for the foreseeable future after the state moved to drop murder charges against him and Joseph Metz related to a ...

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  3. Maury continues unemployment increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... had a 7.3 percent unemployment rate in June, a 0.8 percent hike from the previous month's rate of 6.5 percent. Lewis County showed the area's highest unemployment number at 7.9 percent in June, which marked a 1 percent rise from May's rate of 6.9 ...

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  4. Public-private split voted downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... Council last month, but the only one voted on Thursday. It was proposed by officials from Trousdale County and Lewis County. Lewis County principal Mike Tatum voted with Luttrell in favor of a split. The other proposals are keeping the current ...

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  5. Maury County shows increase in unemployment in most recent dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Lawrence County had a 6.5 percent May unemployment rate - a 0.4 percent increase from 6.1 percent in April. Lewis County registered the local area's highest rate at 6.9 percent for May, which was a slight increase of 0.1 percent from April. ...

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  6. Clerks stop ceremonies in their officesRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... her office was, "Too busy. People come in the middle of the day and we have got to stop what we are doing." Lewis County Clerk Sandra Clayton said, "I have been in office 13 years, and that was a decision I chose when I was elected. I was not going ...

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  7. State releases April unemployment numbers; Maury drops half percentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Maury County continues the downswing in its unemployment rate with a 4.8 percent rate for April, down a half percent from March's revised rate of 5.3 percent, according to Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development data. The local area's largest drop happened Lewis County - a 1.3 percent decline from March's revised rate of 8.1 percent to 6.8 percent.

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  8. Hensley's ex-wife discards her claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The ex-wife of State Sen. Josey Hensley, R-Hohenwald, asked a judge to dismiss her order of protection against him last week. Gina Hensley filed for the order of protection in Hohenwald, the Lewis County seat, after she claimed Hensley struck her with his car door.

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  9. Westmoreland woman charged with TennCare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Macon County Times

    ... addiction to heroin and morphine, and attempting to smuggle the drug to an inmate in the Perry County Jail. The Lewis County Sheriff's Office assisted in this arrest. Bonnie Ruth Mayberry, 65, of Westmoreland, accused of using TennCare benefits to ...

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  10. Westmoreland woman charged with TennCare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Macon County Times

    ... addiction to heroin and morphine, and attempting to smuggle the drug to an inmate in the Perry County Jail. The Lewis County Sheriff's Office assisted in this arrest. Bonnie Ruth Mayberry, 65, of Westmoreland, accused of using TennCare benefits to ...

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  11. Hotel/motel tax bill gets 1-week delay in HouseRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... committee," Wirgau said. A bill that would make the same increase in hotel/motel taxes from 5 to 7 percent for Lewis County passed the committee and was sent to the Calendar Committee to be scheduled for a floor vote. The state Senate, which does ...

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  12. Sen. Hensley's ex-wife speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... incident with the truck is not the first time sheriff's deputies have been called to the couple's home. The Lewis County Sheriff's Office confirmed they also went to the senator's home last September on a domestic call. "I would certainly not hurt ...

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  13. Hensley accused of striking his ex-wife with carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    An order of protection filed against Sen. Joseph Hensley of Lewis County by his ex-wife was obtained by WSMV-TV Tuesday. According to the order of protection, on Feb. 18, Hensley's ex-wife said she was moving into her new home following their divorce when Hensley showed up and claimed she had taken items that did not belong to her.

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  14. State releases county unemployment numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... a 0.1 percent increase from November's figures. The county dropped 1 percent from December 2013 numbers. Lewis County registered an 8.5 percent rate in December, a 0.4 percent increase from the previous month's revised rate of 8.1 percent. That ...

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  15. New 2015 state maps now availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... known as Lake City. The map also indicates the widening of several state highways, such as State Route 99 in Lewis County, State Route 30 in McMinn County and a new Exit 1 on State Route 22 in Obion County. Pre-printed maps may be ordered from TDOT ...

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  16. TDOT announces New 2015 State Maps Now AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    ... formerly known as Lake City. The map also indicates the widening of several state highways, such as SR 99 in Lewis County, SR 30 in McMinn County, and a new Exit 1 on SR 22 in Obion County. The 2015 state map can also be downloaded from the TDOT web ...

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