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Commissioners Approve School Facilities Project

Overton County commissioners moved quickly through their agenda when they met last night, approving several items including one for the school system. Commissioners met in regular session and approved Resolution #2018-0122-02, a resolution to approve an Overton County Board of Education Facility Improvement Project, which had previously been approved by the Budget Committee. The resolution…

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Snow And Ice The Cause Of 17 Accidents

The snow and ice last week caused several accidents in Overton County, according to officials. From when the snow began on Jan. 12 through the morning of Jan. 19, there were 17 accidents in Overton County. Two of the accidents were in the city limits and 15 of the accidents were in the county. This…

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Livingston Splits With Archrival York

The boys’ team picked up a big win against archrival York. This put the Wildcats in a three way tie at the top their district. The Wildcats are tied for first place with Upperman and York. All three teams have a district record of 5-2. The girls’ team fell to York in a hard fought…

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Grand Re-Opening Planned For Joe L. Evins Community Center Building

The restoration of the Joe L. Evins building was discussed at the Overton County Highway and Property Committee meeting. County Executive Ben Danner spoke to the committee about the building that had been vacant for several years. “The election office opened over at the Joe L. Evins. Of course UT is over there and Highway…

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Two Individuals Are Busted With 100 Oxycodone Pills

An Overton County Sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to serve a warrant busted two individuals with 100 Oxycodone pills and other drugs during a search. Rebecca Mayberry, 44 of Overton County, and Kusten Trobaugh, 36 of Overton County, were both arrested on Jan. 16 for possession of schedule I drugs, possession of schedule II drugs,…

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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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Obits 1/23/18

Card of Thanks During this time of our loss, we were comforted by the outpouring of support by friends and family. We would like to thank Bro. Bobby Gore and Bro. Bruce Mullinix for their kind words during the funeral; both Holly Springs Church and Walnut Grove Church of Christ for the food, singing and…

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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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Recent News

Commissioners Approve School Facilities Project

Overton County commissioners moved quickly through their agenda when they met last night, approving several items including one for the school system. Commissioners met in regular session and approved Resolution #2018-0122-02, a resolution to approve an Overton County Board of Education Facility Improvement Project, which had previously been approved by the Budget Committee. The resolution…

Read More
Snow And Ice The Cause Of 17 Accidents

The snow and ice last week caused several accidents in Overton County, according to officials. From when the snow began on Jan. 12 through the morning of Jan. 19, there were 17 accidents in Overton County. Two of the accidents were in the city limits and 15 of the accidents were in the county. This…

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Livingston Splits With Archrival York

The boys’ team picked up a big win against archrival York. This put the Wildcats in a three way tie at the top their district. The Wildcats are tied for first place with Upperman and York. All three teams have a district record of 5-2. The girls’ team fell to York in a hard fought…

Read More
Grand Re-Opening Planned For Joe L. Evins Community Center Building

The restoration of the Joe L. Evins building was discussed at the Overton County Highway and Property Committee meeting. County Executive Ben Danner spoke to the committee about the building that had been vacant for several years. “The election office opened over at the Joe L. Evins. Of course UT is over there and Highway…

Read More
Two Individuals Are Busted With 100 Oxycodone Pills

An Overton County Sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to serve a warrant busted two individuals with 100 Oxycodone pills and other drugs during a search. Rebecca Mayberry, 44 of Overton County, and Kusten Trobaugh, 36 of Overton County, were both arrested on Jan. 16 for possession of schedule I drugs, possession of schedule II drugs,…

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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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