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Crowd Protests Principal Change

At the Overton School Board meeting last week, many items were addressed with the exception of parents and district employees that wanted to express their grievances with the board before the beginning of the new school year. In a room filled with parents, district employees and school officials, the board followed their agenda and did…

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Windle Named In Defamation Lawsuit

The chief executive of a healthcare company is suing State Representative John Mark Windle after the closure of a Jamestown hospital. Rennova Healthcare, Inc. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Seamus Lagan is suing Windle for defamation – slander, and also for false light, invasion of privacy, regarding statements Windle made during the closure. According to the…

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TN Redline Adds New Text Capability

The Tennessee REDLINE unveiled its new text message capability for people seeking a referral to addiction treatment services.  The number for confidential referrals via voice call or text message remains the same: 800-889-9789. Since 1989, the Tennessee REDLINE has served as a referral service to addiction treatment for people and their families looking for help…

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Summer Beautification Award Winner Announced

One of the goals set by the Envision Livingston committee is to recognize and award the efforts homeowners have made regarding significant improvements and beautification to properties within the Town of Livingston. The Beautification Award for this quarter goes to the Coffman home located at 403 Daugherty St. Here’s a look back at the history of…

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State Launches New Tax Relief Portal

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has created a new interactive web tool that provides important information about Tennessee’s Tax Relief program. The Tax Relief program began in 1973 and provides property tax relief to qualifying low-income elderly and disabled homeowners, as well as disabled veteran homeowners or their surviving spouses. For more on this story, pick…

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Historical Society Has Been Busy

The Overton County Historical Society (OCHS) has been busy this past month along with making future plans for events in the Overton County area in keeping with their logo of: The Three P’s: “Preserving the Past, Protecting the Current, and Promoting Future History.” On June 29 the OCHS and the Pickett County Historical and Genealogical…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 7-16-19

David Ross Oakley Mr. David Ross Oakley, 79, of Livingston, passed away on July 11 in the comfort of his home. Funeral services were held on July 14 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Caleb Sampson officiated. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County on Aug.…

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Obituaries 7-9-19

David Lee Shirley David Lee Shirley, 74, of Livingston, passed away on July 1 at his residence. Funeral services were held on July 6 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston followed by burial at Cash Cemetery in Livingston. Bro. Craig Walters officiated. He was born in Noblesville, Ind., on July 3,…

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Obituaries 7-2-19

James Glenn Gaw Funeral services for  James Glenn Gaw, age 86 was held Friday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church of Cookeville with Pastor Brad Windlan and Hillier Duke officiating.  Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery in Overton County . Mr. Gaw died Wednesday June 26 at his home. He was born…

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Recent News

Crowd Protests Principal Change

At the Overton School Board meeting last week, many items were addressed with the exception of parents and district employees that wanted to express their grievances with the board before the beginning of the new school year. In a room filled with parents, district employees and school officials, the board followed their agenda and did…

Read More
Windle Named In Defamation Lawsuit

The chief executive of a healthcare company is suing State Representative John Mark Windle after the closure of a Jamestown hospital. Rennova Healthcare, Inc. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Seamus Lagan is suing Windle for defamation – slander, and also for false light, invasion of privacy, regarding statements Windle made during the closure. According to the…

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TN Redline Adds New Text Capability

The Tennessee REDLINE unveiled its new text message capability for people seeking a referral to addiction treatment services.  The number for confidential referrals via voice call or text message remains the same: 800-889-9789. Since 1989, the Tennessee REDLINE has served as a referral service to addiction treatment for people and their families looking for help…

Read More
Summer Beautification Award Winner Announced

One of the goals set by the Envision Livingston committee is to recognize and award the efforts homeowners have made regarding significant improvements and beautification to properties within the Town of Livingston. The Beautification Award for this quarter goes to the Coffman home located at 403 Daugherty St. Here’s a look back at the history of…

Read More
State Launches New Tax Relief Portal

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has created a new interactive web tool that provides important information about Tennessee’s Tax Relief program. The Tax Relief program began in 1973 and provides property tax relief to qualifying low-income elderly and disabled homeowners, as well as disabled veteran homeowners or their surviving spouses. For more on this story, pick…

Read More
Historical Society Has Been Busy

The Overton County Historical Society (OCHS) has been busy this past month along with making future plans for events in the Overton County area in keeping with their logo of: The Three P’s: “Preserving the Past, Protecting the Current, and Promoting Future History.” On June 29 the OCHS and the Pickett County Historical and Genealogical…

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