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Committee Votes To Re-Bid HVAC

Members of the Overton County Budget Committee have voted to re-bid a chiller for the Joe L. Evins Community Center after no one submitted any bids for the project as it was originally specified. County Executive Ben Danner told the committee that new specs will now be written. For more on this story, pick up…

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Fire Destroys Barn

Hoses are snaked along the ground of a hay barn fire on Turkey Town Road near the Clay County line last Tuesday. Firefighters from the Hilham Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call at about lunchtime on Tuesday and spent several hours putting out the blaze. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Road Blocked, No One Injured In Rollover

Two cars were involved in a wreck on Tommy Dodson Highway last Tuesday that ended up with one car on its top, but no one injured, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Trooper Marty Philpot said Kally Smith, 19, of Cookeville, was driving a 2005 Lexus eastbound on the road and Juan Felipe, 46, of…

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Livingston Water Violates Federal Standard

No Cause For Alarm, Officials Say Some water customers in Livingston have been calling city hall with concerns after they received a notice last week from the city that the town’s water system had violated a federal drinking water standard. Mayor Curtis Hayes says about 50 customers out of the 4,500 served by the city…

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Feb. 28 Tax Deadline Is Fast Approaching

The Overton County Trustee’s office has been a busy place for the past several weeks as taxpayers rush to beat the Feb. 28 deadline to pay their 2016 county property taxes. Overton County Trustee Peggy Clark Smith says the deadline to pay the taxes before penalties begin is next Tuesday, Feb. 28. For more on…

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Community Forum On Addiction Is Planned

A Community Forum to discuss the problem and potential solutions for drug and alcohol addiction in Overton County is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. Organizers say the forum is open to residents in Overton and surrounding counties and they invited the public to attend. In a news release about the event, they…

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Wayne Savage Turns 55

Being the center of attention makes Wayne very happy. He dances, smiles broadly and gives us his signature two thumbs up.  He can hardly wait to finish his meal, blow out the candles, and devour the first piece of his chocolate birthday cake. This birthday is a milestone for Wayne, and his family feels very…

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Lady ‘Cats Are District Champions

The Livingston Academy girls basketball team gave Upperman their first district loss in 31 outings in the semi-finals for the District 8-AA tournament last week, paving the way to L.A. winning the championship over Smith County. L.A. Coach Lesley Riddle says the team’s tournament success was unexpected. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Enterprise Obits 1-24-17

Michael Glen Breeding Michael Glen Breeding, 60, of Livingston, passed away Jan. 4 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. The family has chosen cremation at his request. He was born in Livingston on Jan. 28, 1956. He was a Sergeant in the Army, made a career…

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Enterprise Obituaries 1-17-17

Jerry Carr Jerry W. Carr, 58, of Livingston, passed away Jan. 7 at his home. Graveside services were held Jan. 11 at the Good Hope Cemetery with Bro. Aaron Dillon officiating. Interment followed. He was born May 6, 1958 In Overton County. He was a cook at McDonald’s. He loved watching movies on TV, fishing,…

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Enteprise Obituaries 1-10-17

Eleanor Sue Swallows Eleanor Sue Swallows, 85, passed away Dec. 29 at the Alive Hospice House in Nashville. A graveside Celebration of Life Service was held Jan. 10 at the Good Hope Cemetery in Livingston with Rev. Dee Wells officiating. She was born in Overton County May 22, 1931. She was a member of the…

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Recent News

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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