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School Board Reviews Test Scores

The most recent data that was made available to the Overton County school system shows that achievement has improved in several areas, while others still need work. Vickie Eldridge, the Assistant Director of Schools, reviewed some of the numbers in a presentation to the Overton County Board of Education last week. For more on this…

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Highway Patrol Steps Up Distracted Driving Enforcement

Some Overton County drivers got something of a surprise on Friday as they were unexpectedly pulled over for violating the state law against distracted driving. Offi cials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol converged on the county to conduct an operation intended to make drivers more aware of the dangers of such behavior. “What we’re doing…

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Mole Project Winners At Livingston Academy

Students in Kimberly Thorpe’s chemistry class at Livingston Academy participated in “Mole Projects” this semester. Winning first place for their presentation of Monald Trump and Molary Clinton were Katlyn Phipps and Devin Matthews. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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A.H. Roberts Elementary School Science Fair Winners

The winners at a recent Science Fair held at A.H. Roberts Elementary School included, in grades 4-6 for biological projects, 1st place – Masey Gaw; 2nd place – Ella Sullivan; 3rd place – Braiden Mathis; and 4th place – Cole Hammock. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

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Commission To Consider $4 Million Nursing Home Plan

The board of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center has voted unanimously to send a proposed $4 million project to upgrade the nursing home to the county commission for consideration of funding. The vote came at last week’s board meeting, held just a couple of weeks after a work session with commissioners. “I think…

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Science Fair A Big Success

Overton County students did well when Tennessee Tech University and the Oakley STEM Center hosted the 62nd Annual Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering Fair recently. Students in grades nine through 12 in public and homeschool settings from 16 counties in Middle Tennessee were invited to enter projects in four categories: biological sciences, physical sciences,…

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Sheriff Proposes Change In Duties

With the recent departure of the person who was doing the job, Overton County Sheriff John Garrett is proposing to change the way the job of Jail Administrator is handled by his department. Garrett told the county’s Safety Committee that former Jail Administrator Erin Bullard left the position this month to take another job. He…

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County Discusses Sign Thefts

Overton County officials are discussing the possibility of installing cameras at random locations around the county in an attempt to catch thieves who have been stealing road signs. “We can’t keep no signs up,” Commissioner Darwin Clark, who works for the county road department, told the Highway and Property Committee last week. “We’re going to…

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Eagle Cam Contest Winner

Twin Lakes hosted a “Name the Eagles” coloring contest with local K-8 schools, and the top three winners of the coloring contest received $25 gift cards. Presenting first place to 8th grade Rickman Elementary student Zoey Budzilek is Twin Lakes Marketing and PR Manager, Lea Ann Gore. The Eagles have been named “Obey” (male) and…

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Ambulance Director Airs Billing Concerns

The director of Overton County’s Ambulance Service says that the county may need to start looking for a new billing company. Jim Morgan spoke to the county’s Safety Committee last week and says issues with the current billing company – Ambulance Medical Billing or AMB – have gone unresolved. For more on this story, pick…

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Obituaries

Obits 3/28/17

Dr. Johnny M. Curry Minister Dr. Johnny Melvin Curry Sr., 84, of Cookeville, passed away March 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held March 25 in the Cookeville chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home with Dr. John W. Moody and Rev. Bill Stone officiating. Interment followed in Cookeville City Cemetery.…

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Obits 3/21/17

Sue Ann Taylor Celebration of Life Services re-uniting Mrs. Sue Ann Taylor, 69, of Livingston, with her husband Charles Taylor were held on March 18 at the Agape Church in Livingston. Mrs. Taylor lost her battle with a long time illness on March 11 in the comfort of her home. She is survived by her…

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Obits 3/7/2017

Howard Branham Funeral services for Mr. Howard Raymon Branham, 84, of Hilham and formerly of Breeding, Ky., were held on March 6, 2017, at the Hilham Church of Christ with Bro. John Maybrey officiating. Interment followed in the Hilham Cemetery. Mr. Branham passed from this life on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at his home in…

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Recent News

School Board Reviews Test Scores

The most recent data that was made available to the Overton County school system shows that achievement has improved in several areas, while others still need work. Vickie Eldridge, the Assistant Director of Schools, reviewed some of the numbers in a presentation to the Overton County Board of Education last week. For more on this…

Read More
Highway Patrol Steps Up Distracted Driving Enforcement

Some Overton County drivers got something of a surprise on Friday as they were unexpectedly pulled over for violating the state law against distracted driving. Offi cials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol converged on the county to conduct an operation intended to make drivers more aware of the dangers of such behavior. “What we’re doing…

Read More
Mole Project Winners At Livingston Academy

Students in Kimberly Thorpe’s chemistry class at Livingston Academy participated in “Mole Projects” this semester. Winning first place for their presentation of Monald Trump and Molary Clinton were Katlyn Phipps and Devin Matthews. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

Read More
A.H. Roberts Elementary School Science Fair Winners

The winners at a recent Science Fair held at A.H. Roberts Elementary School included, in grades 4-6 for biological projects, 1st place – Masey Gaw; 2nd place – Ella Sullivan; 3rd place – Braiden Mathis; and 4th place – Cole Hammock. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

Read More
Commission To Consider $4 Million Nursing Home Plan

The board of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center has voted unanimously to send a proposed $4 million project to upgrade the nursing home to the county commission for consideration of funding. The vote came at last week’s board meeting, held just a couple of weeks after a work session with commissioners. “I think…

Read More
Science Fair A Big Success

Overton County students did well when Tennessee Tech University and the Oakley STEM Center hosted the 62nd Annual Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering Fair recently. Students in grades nine through 12 in public and homeschool settings from 16 counties in Middle Tennessee were invited to enter projects in four categories: biological sciences, physical sciences,…

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