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County Says That It Will Not Mandate Public Mask Wearing

Overton County commissioners met in a Public Safety Meeting last Thursday and discussed grants for the Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD). The OCSD would be eligible to apply for grant funds made available through the state for COVID-19. The department would be applying for funds up to $10,000 for law enforcement, $10,000 for the courts…

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Schools Release Opening Plans

The Overton County School District plans to open for the 2020-21 school year with students’ first full day scheduled for Aug. 7. The district is offering students and parents the option of enrolling in traditional, in-class instruction or on-line classes. Surveys will be sent to parents July 14 so that they may select the option…

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Man Enters Guilty Plea In Attempted Murder Case

In the last session of Overton County Criminal Court, a Westmoreland man entered a guilty plea and received a total of 13 years to serve. Casey W. Looper, 35 of Westmoreland, was indicted Aug. 19, 2019 and charged with the criminal charges of two counts of attempted first degree murder, child neglect and child endangerment.…

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Property Maintenance Board To Meet Only As Needed

The Livingston Board of Mayor and Alderman made a decision last Monday, July 6 to discuss more in depth an option that would limit the Property Maintenance Advisory Board and scale back the capacity at which they operate. Vice Mayor Ken Dodson, also a member of the board, explained to his peers that although the…

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Committee Hears Problems In The Waterloo Community

Commissioners met in a Highway and Property Committee meeting last Thursday at the Overton County Courthouse Annex to discuss Virgil Murphy Lane. A resident property owner on Virgil Murphy Lane was present for the meeting and explained that she had not received proper notice of the discussion, which was to be held by the committee.…

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Open For Business

The Lil’ Coop, beside the Steel Coop in Livingston across from Central Park, is now open for business daily.

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Obituaries

Obituaries 7/14/20

Paul Leon Hargis Paul Leon Hargis, 72, of Rickman passed away July 10 from his residence. Funeral services were held July 12 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Campground Cemetery. Bro. Denton Hummel, Bro. Tommy Harris and Bro. James Williams officiated. He was born in Overton County on Nov. 21,…

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Obituaries 7/7/20

Lorraine Valentine Lorraine Valentine, 88, of Allons passed away June 28 from her residence. Funeral services were held July 4 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Derrick Copeland officiated. She was born in Pennsylvania on June 15, 1932. She loved her family very much and…

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Obituaries 6/30/20

Nina Melton Nina L. Melton, 88, of Allons passed away June 18 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Private funeral services were held June 22 at Free Communion Church of Christ. Interment followed in the Chowing Cemetery. Bro. Marlon Winningham officiated. She was born in Indianapolis, Ind. on July 10, 1931. She loved quilting, sewing, and…

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Recent News

County Says That It Will Not Mandate Public Mask Wearing

Overton County commissioners met in a Public Safety Meeting last Thursday and discussed grants for the Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD). The OCSD would be eligible to apply for grant funds made available through the state for COVID-19. The department would be applying for funds up to $10,000 for law enforcement, $10,000 for the courts…

Read More
Schools Release Opening Plans

The Overton County School District plans to open for the 2020-21 school year with students’ first full day scheduled for Aug. 7. The district is offering students and parents the option of enrolling in traditional, in-class instruction or on-line classes. Surveys will be sent to parents July 14 so that they may select the option…

Read More
Man Enters Guilty Plea In Attempted Murder Case

In the last session of Overton County Criminal Court, a Westmoreland man entered a guilty plea and received a total of 13 years to serve. Casey W. Looper, 35 of Westmoreland, was indicted Aug. 19, 2019 and charged with the criminal charges of two counts of attempted first degree murder, child neglect and child endangerment.…

Read More
Property Maintenance Board To Meet Only As Needed

The Livingston Board of Mayor and Alderman made a decision last Monday, July 6 to discuss more in depth an option that would limit the Property Maintenance Advisory Board and scale back the capacity at which they operate. Vice Mayor Ken Dodson, also a member of the board, explained to his peers that although the…

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Committee Hears Problems In The Waterloo Community

Commissioners met in a Highway and Property Committee meeting last Thursday at the Overton County Courthouse Annex to discuss Virgil Murphy Lane. A resident property owner on Virgil Murphy Lane was present for the meeting and explained that she had not received proper notice of the discussion, which was to be held by the committee.…

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Open For Business

The Lil’ Coop, beside the Steel Coop in Livingston across from Central Park, is now open for business daily.

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