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Tullahoma Take Down Wildcats 37-23

It was Wildcat against Wildcat in Tullahoma, as the Wildcats of Livingston Academy took on the Wildcats of Tullahoma. Tullahoma came in at 8-2 on the season while the Livingston Academy Wildcats came in at 5-5. Livingston won the toss and deferred their decision until the second half. The Wildcat defense held Tullahoma on their…

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Local Man Confesses To Several Rape Incidences

A 28-year-old Livingston man is in custody at the Overton County Justice Center on a $.5 million bond after admitting to a number of counts of child rape that he said were committed on multiple occasions during a Livingston Police Department (LPD) investigation. The reported child rapist, Earl Junior Pike was a live in boyfriend…

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Man Is Charged In Clay Co. Murder

Jacob Stanley Snyder of Nimm Road in Red Boiling Springs has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly fatally wounded an 11-year-old girl. Snyder faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two other victims. According to the TBI, the victim of the fatal shooting was 11-year-old Harley Evans of…

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Board Votes To Move Ahead With Project

The board of directors at the Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) had an apparent change of mind about putting the construction project off for another year as they voted unanimously Thursday night to move forward with making plans for additions to the facility. Last month the facility reviewed financial data from James R. Jobe,…

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Firefighters Express Concerns

Several firefighters from varying fire departments expressed their concerns about a discussion that was held last month when Overton County Ambulance Service Director Jim Morgan proposed to use a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to build a new ambulance substation that would possibly be enjoined with the Rickman Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD). Volunteer fire department…

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Nursing Home Building Project Outlook Improves

The outlook on the capital improvements project at the Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) center may be improving after the board received a financial data report from the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who conducts the facility’s annual audit in their regular meeting on Thursday night. “A lot of facilities in the state have been…

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Obituaries

Obits 11/6/18

Myrtle J. Brown Myrtle J. Brown, 80 of Cookeville, passed away on Oct. 30 at the Overton Co. Health and Rehab. There were no funeral services planned. The family received friends at the Hall Funeral Home on Nov. 1 with cremation to follow. She was born in Cookeville on Jan. 18, 1938. She will be…

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Obits 10/30/18

Mary Linda Collins Mary Linda Collins, 69 of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 21 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Oct. 25, 2018 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Rev. Craig Green officiated. Interment followed in the Eckel Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on Sept. 29,…

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Obits 10/23/18

Fred Denton Gaw Berkline Fred Denton Gaw, 71 of Rickman, passed away on Oct. 13 at the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Oct. 17 from the Rickman First Freewill Baptist Church. Bro. Bobby Roberts officiated. Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.…

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Recent News

Tullahoma Take Down Wildcats 37-23

It was Wildcat against Wildcat in Tullahoma, as the Wildcats of Livingston Academy took on the Wildcats of Tullahoma. Tullahoma came in at 8-2 on the season while the Livingston Academy Wildcats came in at 5-5. Livingston won the toss and deferred their decision until the second half. The Wildcat defense held Tullahoma on their…

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Local Man Confesses To Several Rape Incidences

A 28-year-old Livingston man is in custody at the Overton County Justice Center on a $.5 million bond after admitting to a number of counts of child rape that he said were committed on multiple occasions during a Livingston Police Department (LPD) investigation. The reported child rapist, Earl Junior Pike was a live in boyfriend…

Read More
Man Is Charged In Clay Co. Murder

Jacob Stanley Snyder of Nimm Road in Red Boiling Springs has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly fatally wounded an 11-year-old girl. Snyder faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two other victims. According to the TBI, the victim of the fatal shooting was 11-year-old Harley Evans of…

Read More
Board Votes To Move Ahead With Project

The board of directors at the Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) had an apparent change of mind about putting the construction project off for another year as they voted unanimously Thursday night to move forward with making plans for additions to the facility. Last month the facility reviewed financial data from James R. Jobe,…

Read More
Firefighters Express Concerns

Several firefighters from varying fire departments expressed their concerns about a discussion that was held last month when Overton County Ambulance Service Director Jim Morgan proposed to use a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to build a new ambulance substation that would possibly be enjoined with the Rickman Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD). Volunteer fire department…

Read More
Nursing Home Building Project Outlook Improves

The outlook on the capital improvements project at the Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) center may be improving after the board received a financial data report from the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who conducts the facility’s annual audit in their regular meeting on Thursday night. “A lot of facilities in the state have been…

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