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Wildcats Skin Lions 79-50

At 19-9 on the season and 11-2 in the district, the Wildcats were looking for a 20 win season and locking up first place in the district against Cannon County. Livingston outscored Cannon County 19-11 in the first quarter. Cody Ray had 7 points and Matthew Sells and Kyle Allen each had 4 points. Cayden…

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Commissioners Approve Bids, Amendments

County commissioners approved several bids, budget amendments, and road names to be added onto the county road list during a quick meeting Monday night. Bids approved included an ambulance remount for the 2019-2020 budget year by Select-Tech in the amount of $94,000, along with solid waste containers from Wastequip in the amount of $4,575 per…

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Sweethearts To Celebrate

Two childhood sweethearts who were married almost 70 years ago will be celebrating the kind of love that has lasted for a lifetime this Valentine’s Day. The commitment made so long ago between Cleo Swallows, 91, and wife, Gladys Swallows, 86, continues to weather the test of time, and the Rickman couple look forward to…

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Celina Pharmacies Are Shut Down

The United States Justice Department took a first of its kind action to stop pharmacies from unlawfully dispensing opioids in Tennessee. Agents were particularly focused on Clay County Xpress Pharmacy and Dale Hollow Pharmacy and raided the two pharmacies on Feb.8. A report details actions to stop the two pharmacies, their owner and three pharmacists…

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New Sidewalks Coming To Livingston

The City of Livingston is stepping into a new project to improve and replace sidewalks after they were selected for a Multimodal Access Grant from the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for more than $700,000. “With half of all trips in the United States being three miles or less, good walking, biking and…

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Court Date Is Reset On Murder Charge

A new court date was set for a Livingston woman who was indicted on a first-degree murder charge. Brandy Angela McDougle (Bilbrey) was to be seen in Overton County Criminal Court on Jan. 28, but the new court date has been set for March 27. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Obituaries

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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Obituaries 1/29/19

Audrey May Tompkins Riser Schoolteacher Audrey May Riley Tompkins Riser, 87 of Byrdstown, passed away on Jan. 22 from the Pickett County Health and Rehab. Graveside services were held on Jan. 25 from the Love Lady Sims Cemetery in Byrdstown. Bro. Randy Tompkins officiated. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was…

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Recent News

Wildcats Skin Lions 79-50

At 19-9 on the season and 11-2 in the district, the Wildcats were looking for a 20 win season and locking up first place in the district against Cannon County. Livingston outscored Cannon County 19-11 in the first quarter. Cody Ray had 7 points and Matthew Sells and Kyle Allen each had 4 points. Cayden…

Read More
Commissioners Approve Bids, Amendments

County commissioners approved several bids, budget amendments, and road names to be added onto the county road list during a quick meeting Monday night. Bids approved included an ambulance remount for the 2019-2020 budget year by Select-Tech in the amount of $94,000, along with solid waste containers from Wastequip in the amount of $4,575 per…

Read More
Sweethearts To Celebrate

Two childhood sweethearts who were married almost 70 years ago will be celebrating the kind of love that has lasted for a lifetime this Valentine’s Day. The commitment made so long ago between Cleo Swallows, 91, and wife, Gladys Swallows, 86, continues to weather the test of time, and the Rickman couple look forward to…

Read More
Celina Pharmacies Are Shut Down

The United States Justice Department took a first of its kind action to stop pharmacies from unlawfully dispensing opioids in Tennessee. Agents were particularly focused on Clay County Xpress Pharmacy and Dale Hollow Pharmacy and raided the two pharmacies on Feb.8. A report details actions to stop the two pharmacies, their owner and three pharmacists…

Read More
New Sidewalks Coming To Livingston

The City of Livingston is stepping into a new project to improve and replace sidewalks after they were selected for a Multimodal Access Grant from the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for more than $700,000. “With half of all trips in the United States being three miles or less, good walking, biking and…

Read More
Court Date Is Reset On Murder Charge

A new court date was set for a Livingston woman who was indicted on a first-degree murder charge. Brandy Angela McDougle (Bilbrey) was to be seen in Overton County Criminal Court on Jan. 28, but the new court date has been set for March 27. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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