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End Of An Era

The Livingston Chocolate Company, a local bottling plant with a history of producing a variety of beverages for about 54 years, was recently put up for sale and holds a sale price of $3.7 million. Former General Manager Kevin Garrett said the low-acid processing plant has seen about 50 different brands of chocolate drinks like…

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OCHR Architect Pushes For Cost Reductions

The architect for the Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) center is asking Mid-State Construction, Inc. for a cost reduction on several items for capital improvements at the nursing home, but the contractor reported that the nursing home would receive “no savings” on several of those items. Architect Joey Coker of HFR Design, Inc. has…

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School Board Hears About Waning Agriculture Interest

The Overton County Cattlemen’s Association has seen a declining interest from the younger generations in the science that developed human civilization: agriculture. Given that the average age of a farmer or rancher is 58 according to the U.S. Labor Department, the cattlemen’s association shared their concerns with the Overton County Board of Education in a…

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Officials Give Flood Warning

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch to go in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning for Middle Tennessee, and Overton County officials are saying to motorists who may come into contact with a flooded area, “Turn around, don’t drown.” “That is very, very simple, but very, very effective,” said Overton County…

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Livestreaming Of City Meetings May Be Available By March 4

The City of Livingston is getting closer to livestreaming their sessions so that anyone with Internet access may view Mayor and Board of Aldermen sessions on demand. Mayor Curtis Hayes said he hopes all the technical issues will be worked out so viewers can be ready to watch on the City of Livingston’s official website…

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Wildcats Survive To Defeat Watertown 60-55

Livingston Academy had defeated Watertown twice during the regular season. Both wins were close, as the Wildcats won at Watertown 63-60 on Jan. 8. at Livingston, the Wildcats won 75-71 on Feb. 1. The third meeting took place in the semi-finals of the 8AA Tournament at Tenn. Tech. The Wildcats jumped out to a 21-11…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 2/19/19

Joe H. Allen Joe H. Allen, 80 of the Hardy’s Chapel Community, passed away on Feb. 13 at his home. Funeral services were held on Feb. 15 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Edwin Moore officiated. Interment followed in the Smith Chapel Cemetery. He was born in Overton County on Feb. 19, 1938.…

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Obituaries 2/12/19

Lizzie Eathlean Brown Haste Lizzie Eathlean Brown Haste, age 75, of Livingston, passed away Sunday evening February 3, 2019 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services for Lizzie were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday February 6 at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Bro. Larry Self and Bro. Melvin Brown officiated. Interment…

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Obituaries 2/5/19

Charles Sedois Eldridge Veteran Charles Sedois Eldridge, 94 of Dayton, Ohio, and formerly of Overton County, passed away on Jan. 26 in Dayton, Ohio. Funeral services were held on Feb. 3 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Randy Pickens officiated. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens, with Military Honors provided by…

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Recent News

End Of An Era

The Livingston Chocolate Company, a local bottling plant with a history of producing a variety of beverages for about 54 years, was recently put up for sale and holds a sale price of $3.7 million. Former General Manager Kevin Garrett said the low-acid processing plant has seen about 50 different brands of chocolate drinks like…

Read More
OCHR Architect Pushes For Cost Reductions

The architect for the Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) center is asking Mid-State Construction, Inc. for a cost reduction on several items for capital improvements at the nursing home, but the contractor reported that the nursing home would receive “no savings” on several of those items. Architect Joey Coker of HFR Design, Inc. has…

Read More
School Board Hears About Waning Agriculture Interest

The Overton County Cattlemen’s Association has seen a declining interest from the younger generations in the science that developed human civilization: agriculture. Given that the average age of a farmer or rancher is 58 according to the U.S. Labor Department, the cattlemen’s association shared their concerns with the Overton County Board of Education in a…

Read More
Officials Give Flood Warning

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch to go in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning for Middle Tennessee, and Overton County officials are saying to motorists who may come into contact with a flooded area, “Turn around, don’t drown.” “That is very, very simple, but very, very effective,” said Overton County…

Read More
Livestreaming Of City Meetings May Be Available By March 4

The City of Livingston is getting closer to livestreaming their sessions so that anyone with Internet access may view Mayor and Board of Aldermen sessions on demand. Mayor Curtis Hayes said he hopes all the technical issues will be worked out so viewers can be ready to watch on the City of Livingston’s official website…

Read More
Wildcats Survive To Defeat Watertown 60-55

Livingston Academy had defeated Watertown twice during the regular season. Both wins were close, as the Wildcats won at Watertown 63-60 on Jan. 8. at Livingston, the Wildcats won 75-71 on Feb. 1. The third meeting took place in the semi-finals of the 8AA Tournament at Tenn. Tech. The Wildcats jumped out to a 21-11…

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