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Wanted Man Turns Himself In To Police

An alleged gunman who reportedly pointed a gun in the face of a victim at a Pizza Hut parking lot in Livingston earlier this month has turned himself in after a four-day run from law enforcement. Facing several felony charges following a potentially fatal incident, Shane L. Conatser, 39 of 175 City Lake Lane in…

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Into The Ditch

A two-vehicle crash sent a Dodge Journey into a ditch on Broad and Oak Street early Friday morning. Airbags did deflate and no one appeared to have sustained injuries from the incident. The Livingston Police Department (LPD) worked to keep traffic from being congested. One lane was shut down for a short period. A full…

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County Audit Results Are Released

Overton County officials are commending the hard work of various departments across the board for the improvements made over the years, as the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury reported only one finding in the Annual Financial Report of Overton County. “We’ve only had like three findings in the last five years, so that’s a pretty…

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City Takes Next Step For Package Liquor

The first Certificate of Compliance request to the City of Livingston for the retail sale of packaged liquor in city limits was granted in a called Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting on Wednesday night, but one man stood before the council in opposition. Bro. John Copeland of Grace Baptist Church, who opposed Ordinance 2019-2-3,…

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Quilting Reprisal

Homemade quilts can brighten the home with unique and colorful patterns. but piecing together a quilt can add more to a home than a decorative bed covering. There are anywhere between 7 to 10 million quilters reported in the United States, according to results from a Quilters in America 2017 report, and those dedicated to…

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Commissioners Give Approval To Grants

Overton County commissioners approved a slew of grant applications for the Overton County Sheriff’s Department during their March meeting last night. Applications unanimously approved included a TBI And TN Dangerous Drug Task Force: Methamphetamine in the amount of $13,200 with no match; a TBI and TN Dangerous Drug Task Force: Heroin/Opioid also in the amount…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 3/19/19

Robert James “Bob” Bilbrey Robert James “Bob” Bilbrey, 81 of Livingston, passed away on March 9 at the Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held on March 16 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Steryl Parramore officiated. Interment followed in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery. He was born in Overton County…

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Obituaries 3/12/19

Susan C. Ewers Registered Nurse Susan C. Ewers, 71 of Allons, passed away on Feb. 26. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in Baxter. Hall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Sue was born in Detroit. Mich. Oct. 12, 1947. Her family later relocated to Palos…

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Obituaries 3/5/2019

James Carl Gore James Carl Gore, 79 of Livingston, passed away on Feb. 24 at the Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Feb. 27 at the Grace Baptist Church in Alpine. Interment followed in the Copeland Cemetery in the Oak Grove Community. Bro. John Copeland officiated. Hall Funeral Home was in…

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Recent News

Wanted Man Turns Himself In To Police

An alleged gunman who reportedly pointed a gun in the face of a victim at a Pizza Hut parking lot in Livingston earlier this month has turned himself in after a four-day run from law enforcement. Facing several felony charges following a potentially fatal incident, Shane L. Conatser, 39 of 175 City Lake Lane in…

Read More
Into The Ditch

A two-vehicle crash sent a Dodge Journey into a ditch on Broad and Oak Street early Friday morning. Airbags did deflate and no one appeared to have sustained injuries from the incident. The Livingston Police Department (LPD) worked to keep traffic from being congested. One lane was shut down for a short period. A full…

Read More
County Audit Results Are Released

Overton County officials are commending the hard work of various departments across the board for the improvements made over the years, as the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury reported only one finding in the Annual Financial Report of Overton County. “We’ve only had like three findings in the last five years, so that’s a pretty…

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City Takes Next Step For Package Liquor

The first Certificate of Compliance request to the City of Livingston for the retail sale of packaged liquor in city limits was granted in a called Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting on Wednesday night, but one man stood before the council in opposition. Bro. John Copeland of Grace Baptist Church, who opposed Ordinance 2019-2-3,…

Read More
Quilting Reprisal

Homemade quilts can brighten the home with unique and colorful patterns. but piecing together a quilt can add more to a home than a decorative bed covering. There are anywhere between 7 to 10 million quilters reported in the United States, according to results from a Quilters in America 2017 report, and those dedicated to…

Read More
Commissioners Give Approval To Grants

Overton County commissioners approved a slew of grant applications for the Overton County Sheriff’s Department during their March meeting last night. Applications unanimously approved included a TBI And TN Dangerous Drug Task Force: Methamphetamine in the amount of $13,200 with no match; a TBI and TN Dangerous Drug Task Force: Heroin/Opioid also in the amount…

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