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School Board Discusses School Security

After hearing from several school principals about the issue, members of the Overton County Board of Education are taking steps to improve security in the schools with the addition of newer camera and recording technology. The board discussed the issue at a work session last week. “When we initially bid out to try to update…

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Heart Of A Gypsy Opens

City and county officials gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Heart of a Gypsy Boutique. Ashton Penley runs the clothing and jewelry boutique at 200 W. Broad St., Suite C in Livingston. 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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Traffic Stops Lead To Drug Arrests

Two routine traffic stops by Overton County sheriff’s deputies have led to drug charges being brought against two individuals. The first incident occurred on Friday when Deputy Jon Frazier observed a Dodge Dakota leaving the Dollar General in Rickman and recognized the driver as David Allen Cope, 44, of Livingston. A records check showed that…

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Road Blocked

A commercial truck blocks the road after rolling over and spilling its load Monday morning near the intersection of School Mountain Road and the bypass. Officials say no one was injured.  A full report was not available as of press time. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

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County Approves Properties For Sale

Overton County will soon be selling two properties that the county acquired because the owners failed to pay property taxes – including one piece of land in Livingston that the former owner was apparently using as a rental property. County Executive Ben Danner said the properties in question include a two-acre parcel between Right Road…

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Arbor Day Is Celebrated

Officials with Livingston Regional Hospital, the Livingston Tree Board and the Tennessee Division of Forestry were among those who joined Mayor Curtis Hayes on Friday to celebrate Arbor Day in the city. Hayes signed a proclamation at LRH before joining A.H. Roberts Elementary School students Lauren Dorminey, Abby King, SaraAnn Smith and Masey Gaw in…

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Thomas Allen Road Wreck

Emergency responders work at the scene of a rollover wreck on East Thomas Allen Road last Tuesday. An Overton County ambulance crew was dispatched to the scene, but officials later learned that the wreck actually occurred just inside the Putnam County line. Officials say no one was seriously injured. For more on this story, pick…

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Stephens Center Receives Donation

The Christian Women’s Fellowship of the First Christian Church raised $1,000 with a Soup and Bean Dinner Fundraiser for The Stephens Center. 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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L.A. Girls End Season In Regional Tourney

There were some tears and downtrodden faces as the Livingston Academy girls basketball team left the court last night at Tennessee Tech’s Eblen Center, having lost a regional semifinal game to the Upperman Bees 51-32 to bring a close to their 2016-17 season. After L.A. had pulled off what many considered an upset of the…

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The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Myers-Zollicoffer Camp 1990, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Capt. Sally Tompkins 2123, each initiated a new member in a joint ceremony at a recent meeting in Livingston.             For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Obituaries

Enterprise Obituaries 2-21-17

Hollis Hummel Hollis Denzel Hummel, 76, of Allons, passed away Feb. 14 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 17 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Darren Shell officiating. Interment followed in the Willow Grove Cemetery. He was born in Clay County. He loved his family, loved to watch wrestling,…

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Enterprise Obits 2-14-17

Clara Mae Ledbetter Homemaker Clara Mae Walker Ledbetter, 76, of Livingston, passed away Feb. 4 at the Overton County Health and Rehab Center in Livingston. Funeral services were held Feb. 7 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Cleston Ledbetter officiating. Interment followed in the Falling Springs Cemetery. She was born…

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Enterprise Obituaries 1-31-17

Evelyn Jo Handy Nurse Evelyn Jo (Hayes) Handy 65, wife of Billy D. Handy of Sparta, passed on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Livingston Regional Hospital. Born on July 25, 1951, in Campton, Ky, she was the daughter of Richard M. Hayes and Jessie Mae (Burks) Stubblefield. Mrs. Handy attended school in Vandalia, Ohio, and then…

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Recent News

Driver Involved Is Arrested On Warrants

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says one person was killed in an accident involving three vehicles on Celina Highway near Livingston Boat Dock Road just after 11 a.m. Friday. According to the report of Trooper Marty Philpot, 42-year-old Jamal Johnson of Virginia Beach, Va. was driving a box truck eastbound on the road when he crossed…

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Commissioners Discuss Nursing Home Upgrades

Nine members of the Overton County Commission turned out for a work session last week to discuss the planned renovation of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center with the center’s director, Jennifer Bouldin, and the committee that oversees the facility. “We’re losing money because we don’t have private rooms,” said Commissioner Donna Savage, who…

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Alderman Questions New Hire

A relatively routine agenda item to fill a position in the city water department turned into a bit of a debate last week, as Alderman Ronald Dishman questioned the need for the employee. William Red Langford had been recommended for a job by Water Department director Jerry Dale Kennedy. Kennedy told the board that Langford…

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Former Nashville Mayor Speaks At Rotary Club

Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean spoke to members of the Livingston Rotary Club on Monday. Dean is one of the first announced candidates running for Tennessee governor next year. 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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School Board Discusses School Security

After hearing from several school principals about the issue, members of the Overton County Board of Education are taking steps to improve security in the schools with the addition of newer camera and recording technology. The board discussed the issue at a work session last week. “When we initially bid out to try to update…

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Heart Of A Gypsy Opens

City and county officials gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Heart of a Gypsy Boutique. Ashton Penley runs the clothing and jewelry boutique at 200 W. Broad St., Suite C in Livingston. 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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