Summer meals for kids

Local Summer Food Service Program meal sites have opened to children ages 18 and under across the state. The Summer Food Service Program, or SFSP, is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the Tennessee Department of … _

Mitch Polan

Mitchell Ryan Polan, 35 of Linden, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Perry Community Hospital.  Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 15 at Young Funeral Home in Perry County with Jeff Pennington officiating. Interment followed in … _

Charlotte Andrews

Charlotte Andrew Charlotte Ann Baxter Andrews, age 62, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Freedom Holy Temple church with … _

Terry Hinson

Terry “Red” Hinson Terry “Red” Wiley Hinson, age 58, died suddenly on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. Funeral service was held Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Freedom Holy Temple church with … _

John Owen

John Michael Owen, age 64, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Lois M. Deberry Special Needs Facility in Nashville. No service was held. McDonald Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements. Mr. Owen was born May 9, 1952 in Lewis … _

Juanita Newton

Juanita Newton Juanita Ruth Newton, age 86, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Lewis County Nursing and Rehab Center in Hohenwald. Funeral service was held Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Hohenwald First United Methodist Church with … _

By Becky Jane Newbold, Managing Editor Sunny and cool weather met voters early Tuesday as they headed to the polls in Lewis County to cast their votes for key seats, a new president and wine sales in grocery stores. Lewis County … _

Brenda McCord

Brenda Gayle McCord, age 64 of Lyles, passed away on October 23, 2016. Funeral service was held at 1:30 p.m. October 26, 2016 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home in Centerville with Bill McDonald officiating. Burial followed in Memory … _

Ruby Rose

Ruby Wall Rose, age 83 of Hohenwald, passed away on October 24, 2016. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 26 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Bro. Gene Durham officiating. Burial followed in the Swiss … _

Donna Halfacre

Donna Claire Halfacre, age 76, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at her residence in Columbia. Funeral service was  held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Darrell Marton officiating. Burial followed … _

David Barton

David Austin Barton, 60, of Hohenwald, formerly of Coffeeville, Mississippi, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at his residence. He was born October 29, 1955 in Cleveland, Mississippi to Rev. Martin Cooper and Melba Lee Thrash Barton. David spent a … _

Bobby Hensley

Bobby Joe Hensley, 73 of Linden, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at Perry Community Hospital. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 10, 2016 in the chapel of Young Funeral Home with Bill Webb officiating. Interment followed … _

Loyce Harris

Loyce Ann Harris, age 77, passed away Monday, October 3, 2016 at Lewis County Nursing and Rehab Center in Hohenwald. Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Wedneday, October 5, 2016 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Malcom … _

Jessie Treadwell

Jessie Lee Hensley Treadwell, 71 of Waynesboro, was born July 7, 1945 in Hohenwald, the daughter of the late Alfred Ray and Unive Baxter Hensley. She was united in marriage to Joe Treadwell on November 15, 1968. Mrs. Treadwell was … _

Justin Cotham

Justin Dale Cotham, age 62, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016 at his home. Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2016 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Glen Floyd officiating. Burial followed in the … _

Mary Seabolt

Mary Anna Seabolt, age 86, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016 at The Gardens of Poplar Estates in Columbia. A memorial service will be held at a later date. McDonald Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Mrs. Seabolt was … _

Donald Cox

Donald Stanley Cox, age 73, husband of Aline Cox, and a resident of Todd Carter Road in Columbia, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 23, 2016 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Nebraska. A funeral service was … _

Jean Adair

Jean Adair, 89, passed away Monday, September 26, 2016 at Southern Hills Hospital in Nashville. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 2, 2016 in the McDonald Funeral Home chapel with Greg Duncan officiating. Burial followed in the … _

Judy Merrick

Judith (Judy) Gail Hooks Merrick,  age 64, died suddenly at home on Monday, September  26, 2016 in Longwood, Florida. Judy is survived by her children, Jennifer (Jerry) McFarland, David (Amelia) Merrick, Thomas Merrick and Kara Merrick ; her grandchildren : Alexis, Dylan … _

Alice McKinney

Alice Sue Lambert McKinney, age 66 of Centerville, passed away September 27, 2016 at her residence. She was a native of Baltimore, Maryland, a homemaker and had been employed at Walmart. She is survived by two daughters, Darlene Koerber of … _

Fugitive Captured

Harley Crosland was captured by local law enforcement. Officials with the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department announced this week the capture of a convicted felon who was wanted in relation to a string of burglaries in the area. Located in the … _

George Herrin

George David Herrin, age 54, passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at Three Rivers Hospital. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 23 in the Deavers Cemetery with Coy Reeves officiating. McDonald Funeral Home assisted with the … _

Charlotte Roberts

Charlotte Ann Hardin Roberts, 70, a resident of Columbia, passed away Tuesday evening, August 16, 2016 at NHC/Hillview Nursing Facility. A Celebration of Life service for Mrs. Roberts was conducted at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 19, at Parkway Baptist … _

Oneita Loveless

Oneita Belle Graves Loveless, 92, homemaker, died Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living. Funeral service was conducted Saturday, August 20 at 10 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia with John Vaughan and Chad Loveless … _

MSG Tony Cogdill

MSG Anthony  “Tony” Ray Cogdill, age 57, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at his home following an extended battle with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 13 at First Baptist Church … _

John Essary

John Omer Essary, age 84, passed away Monday, August 8, 2016 at his residence in Hohenwald. A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Friday, August 12 at his home on Poag Road in Hohenwald with Lyndall Probst officiating. McDonald … _