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Two Sentenced In Home Invasion

Two Overton County women have been indicted on several charges after a home invasion in February of 2018 leading to guilty pleas in the last session of Overton County Criminal Court on Jan. 27. Angela Akers, 46, of Livingston and Cassy Brannon, 24, of Fairview were indicted on several charges, including aggravated robbery; aggravated kidnapping;…

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Heavy Rains And Flooding Cause State Of Emergency

Overton County citizens may be experiencing major déjà vu after the weather events that have transpired so far this month—namely, the flooding. Overton County and Livingston officials met last Friday and decided to preemptively declare a State of Emergency for Overton County. For more on this story pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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Two Plead Guilty To Drug Charges

A Livingston woman who had been indicted on drug charges pled guilty and will now serve time. Melanie Evonne Jackson, 53, of Livingston was indicted in Overton County Criminal Court in May 2019 on the charges of sale of a Schedule II Controlled Substance—Morphine; sale of a Schedule II Controlled Substance—Oxycodone; delivery of a Schedule…

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Joint Drug Operations Net Many

A joint undercover investigation focused on the distribution of methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland area by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) Drug Investigation Division and investigators with multiple other law enforcement agencies across the Upper Cumberland has resulted in the indictment of 15 people. After a press conference held at the…

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Commissioners Approve 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Overton County Commissioners approved a resolution protecting second amendment rights when they met last night. The action came during the regular monthly meeting of commissioners. The measure, which is a resolution to prevent federal and state infringements on the right to keep and bear arms and nullifies all federal acts in violation of the second…

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Byrdstown Man Is Indicted For Vehicular Homicide

A Byrdstown man was indicted last Monday on two counts of vehicular homicide after killing a man in a car crash on Highway 111. As previously reported in the Enterprise, on October 2019, a two-vehicle crash occurred in the southbound lanes of Highway 111 in Overton County, killing a Cookeville man. For more on this…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 2/11/20

Micheal Ray Hood Micheal Ray Hood, age 11, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 5 at his home after a courageous battle with liver cancer. Micheal was born Sept. 28, 2008 in Jamestown. He was a fifth grade student at Prescott Middle School and proud to serve as manager for the football team. His family includes…

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Obituaries 2/4/20

Geraldine Daniels Bowers Geraldine Daniels Bowers, 79, of Monroe passed away Jan. 24 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 28 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Bro. Roger Walker officiated. She was born March 26, 1940 in Overton County. She was a member…

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Obituaries 1/28/20

Jackie Donaldson Funeral services for Mrs. Jackie Donaldson, age 73, of Cookeville, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Cookeville First Baptist Church. Pastor Scott McKinney officiatec. Interment followed in the Sylvester Robins Cemetery in Monroe. Her family received friends Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston…

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Recent News

Two Sentenced In Home Invasion

Two Overton County women have been indicted on several charges after a home invasion in February of 2018 leading to guilty pleas in the last session of Overton County Criminal Court on Jan. 27. Angela Akers, 46, of Livingston and Cassy Brannon, 24, of Fairview were indicted on several charges, including aggravated robbery; aggravated kidnapping;…

Read More
Heavy Rains And Flooding Cause State Of Emergency

Overton County citizens may be experiencing major déjà vu after the weather events that have transpired so far this month—namely, the flooding. Overton County and Livingston officials met last Friday and decided to preemptively declare a State of Emergency for Overton County. For more on this story pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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Two Plead Guilty To Drug Charges

A Livingston woman who had been indicted on drug charges pled guilty and will now serve time. Melanie Evonne Jackson, 53, of Livingston was indicted in Overton County Criminal Court in May 2019 on the charges of sale of a Schedule II Controlled Substance—Morphine; sale of a Schedule II Controlled Substance—Oxycodone; delivery of a Schedule…

Read More
Joint Drug Operations Net Many

A joint undercover investigation focused on the distribution of methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland area by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) Drug Investigation Division and investigators with multiple other law enforcement agencies across the Upper Cumberland has resulted in the indictment of 15 people. After a press conference held at the…

Read More
Commissioners Approve 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Overton County Commissioners approved a resolution protecting second amendment rights when they met last night. The action came during the regular monthly meeting of commissioners. The measure, which is a resolution to prevent federal and state infringements on the right to keep and bear arms and nullifies all federal acts in violation of the second…

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Byrdstown Man Is Indicted For Vehicular Homicide

A Byrdstown man was indicted last Monday on two counts of vehicular homicide after killing a man in a car crash on Highway 111. As previously reported in the Enterprise, on October 2019, a two-vehicle crash occurred in the southbound lanes of Highway 111 in Overton County, killing a Cookeville man. For more on this…

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