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Rickman Man Injured In Accident

After hitting a tree, utility box, sign and a water pipe, a Rickman man was transported to Livingston Regional Hospital. According to THP reports, Loren Clark, 19 of Rickman, was traveling northbound on Rickman Road when he lost control of his vehicle. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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Livingston Skating Rink Closes For Good

The Livingston Skating Rink, an icon in the community for many years, has permanently closed its doors. Generations shared childhood memories that were handed down, sometimes through many generations, as birthday parties and other events were held at the rink over the years. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Winningham’s Contract Is Extended

Overton County Director of Schools Mark Winningham received a contract extension last Tuesday night, but not without some stipulations. During the Jan. 9 Overton County Board of Education meeting, a motion was made to table Dr. Winningham’s contract extension until December of 2018. The motion failed on a 3-7 vote. School Board Member William Abston…

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Leah Parker Signs With Berea College

Livingston Academy’s standout player Leah Parker will continue her education and playing basketball after signing with Berea College last week. Parker celebrated the scholarship signing with her teammates, coaches and family. Parker, wearing her trademark number 22, played with heart and determination throughout her basketball career and Berea College noticed. She will be a Berea…

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Several Court Cases Are Resolved

Several people resolved their cases after plea agreements in the Jan. 8 session of Overton County Criminal Court. Some of the cases included… Jessica Evie Dillon pled guilty to probation violation. Reportedly, on Sept. 5, 2017 she tested positive for Alprazolam and Clonazepam, which was verified by the Redwood Toxicology Lab. On Oct. 17, 2017…

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Man Is Found Asleep At Red Light

A man was arrested by the Livingston Police Department (LPD) after he allegedly stole a vehicle. He racked up other charges from the Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) for possession of Schedule IV drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI, all within a 24 hour span. Lester M. Brown, Jr., 53, was arrested by LPD…

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Obituaries

Obits 1-16-18

Card of Thanks The family of Willie Fletcher extends thanks for the many and various expressions of love shown to us at the homegoing of our loved one. We especially thank Livingston Regional Hospital, Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Overton County Ambulance Service for their compassionate care. To nurse Tammy Sims and special caregiver Paulette…

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Obits 1/9/2018

Card of Thanks The family of Eva Mae Oakley would like to thank everyone for the kindness shown during the loss of our loved one. Thanks to Livingston Hospital, ROE Rehab, Overton County Health and Rehab and Livingston Funeral Home for all their services. A special thank you to friends and family. Thanks for all…

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Obits 1/2/18

Donald R. Staggs Bus Driver Donald R. Staggs, 82 of Allons passed away Dec. 22 at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. Funeral services were held Dec. 27 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating.  Interment followed in the Miller Cemetery. He was born in Overton County on June 22, 1935.…

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Recent News

Rickman Man Injured In Accident

After hitting a tree, utility box, sign and a water pipe, a Rickman man was transported to Livingston Regional Hospital. According to THP reports, Loren Clark, 19 of Rickman, was traveling northbound on Rickman Road when he lost control of his vehicle. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

Read More
Livingston Skating Rink Closes For Good

The Livingston Skating Rink, an icon in the community for many years, has permanently closed its doors. Generations shared childhood memories that were handed down, sometimes through many generations, as birthday parties and other events were held at the rink over the years. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

Read More
Winningham’s Contract Is Extended

Overton County Director of Schools Mark Winningham received a contract extension last Tuesday night, but not without some stipulations. During the Jan. 9 Overton County Board of Education meeting, a motion was made to table Dr. Winningham’s contract extension until December of 2018. The motion failed on a 3-7 vote. School Board Member William Abston…

Read More
Leah Parker Signs With Berea College

Livingston Academy’s standout player Leah Parker will continue her education and playing basketball after signing with Berea College last week. Parker celebrated the scholarship signing with her teammates, coaches and family. Parker, wearing her trademark number 22, played with heart and determination throughout her basketball career and Berea College noticed. She will be a Berea…

Read More
Several Court Cases Are Resolved

Several people resolved their cases after plea agreements in the Jan. 8 session of Overton County Criminal Court. Some of the cases included… Jessica Evie Dillon pled guilty to probation violation. Reportedly, on Sept. 5, 2017 she tested positive for Alprazolam and Clonazepam, which was verified by the Redwood Toxicology Lab. On Oct. 17, 2017…

Read More
Man Is Found Asleep At Red Light

A man was arrested by the Livingston Police Department (LPD) after he allegedly stole a vehicle. He racked up other charges from the Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) for possession of Schedule IV drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI, all within a 24 hour span. Lester M. Brown, Jr., 53, was arrested by LPD…

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