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Lady Wildcats Survive For 34-32 Victory

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Lady Wildcats traveled to Smith County for a district contest. In the first quarter, the Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 15-7 lead as Livingston hit three 3-pointers. Allie Qualls, Emily Gean and Kaylee Asberry had 3-points, Suzanna Hayes, Maddy Shaw and Anna Beth Colson each had 2-points for Livingston.…

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Car Catches Ablaze After Repairs

A newly purchased vehicle combusted into flames within feet from the residence of a Livingston man on Monday, Dec. 3. Owner of the vehicle Michael Blackwell said he had just purchased the blue Mazda 3 from a woman in town the day before the car caught fire. For more on this story, pick up a…

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State Ed. Report Card Shows Improvements At Area Schools

Every classroom comes to life in different ways as teachers create methods to meet the needs of our students. Parents and educators can now have a closer look at how effective those lessons are in improving our students’ education and assess the performance of each school in the Overton County school district. The Tennessee Department…

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Livingston Woman Indicted For Murder

A Livingston woman was indicted on a first-degree murder charge in relation to a shooting incident that occurred last year. Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) deputies responded to a shooting incident on Highland Mountain Road where 41-year-old Timmy Melton was found injured with a gunshot wound to the head on Oct. 22, 2017. For more…

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Overton Property Tax Rate Is Comparable To Others

A report released in an Overton County Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday night shows that Overton County holds a tax rate that is lower or about the same as other counties comparable to its population. The total county tax rate of $2.25 holds a reported tax penny value of $33,718 in a population count of…

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County May See AmbuBus

In the event of a mass casualty disaster, emergency services in Overton County may soon have the use of an “AmbuBus” to ensure that those affected can be quickly evacuated after the Overton County Public Safety committee approved an Interlocal Agreement between counties for the use of the vehicle on Tuesday night. “It’s an old…

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Obituaries

Obits 12/11/18

Carl Nivens Carl Nivens, 84 of Livingston, passed away on Dec. 5 at the Overton County Heath and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held on Dec. 9 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County on Feb. 2, 1934. He enjoyed listening…

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Obits 12/4/18

Melva Dean Ramsey Little Melva Dean Ramsey Little, 85 of Manchester, passed away on Nov. 21 at Silver Point. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Interment followed in Goodhope Cemetery in Livingston. She was born in Overton County. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Manchester.…

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Obits 11/27/18

Dr. Anthony Abston Abston Chiropractic Owner-Operator Celebration of Life Services for Dr. Anthony “Tony” Harold Abston, age 54, of Byrdstown will be conducted 2 p.m., Thursday, November 29, 2018 from the chapel of the Livingston Funeral Home. Pastor Mike Campbell officiated. The family will welcome friends on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of services.…

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Recent News

Lady Wildcats Survive For 34-32 Victory

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Lady Wildcats traveled to Smith County for a district contest. In the first quarter, the Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 15-7 lead as Livingston hit three 3-pointers. Allie Qualls, Emily Gean and Kaylee Asberry had 3-points, Suzanna Hayes, Maddy Shaw and Anna Beth Colson each had 2-points for Livingston.…

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Car Catches Ablaze After Repairs

A newly purchased vehicle combusted into flames within feet from the residence of a Livingston man on Monday, Dec. 3. Owner of the vehicle Michael Blackwell said he had just purchased the blue Mazda 3 from a woman in town the day before the car caught fire. For more on this story, pick up a…

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State Ed. Report Card Shows Improvements At Area Schools

Every classroom comes to life in different ways as teachers create methods to meet the needs of our students. Parents and educators can now have a closer look at how effective those lessons are in improving our students’ education and assess the performance of each school in the Overton County school district. The Tennessee Department…

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Livingston Woman Indicted For Murder

A Livingston woman was indicted on a first-degree murder charge in relation to a shooting incident that occurred last year. Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) deputies responded to a shooting incident on Highland Mountain Road where 41-year-old Timmy Melton was found injured with a gunshot wound to the head on Oct. 22, 2017. For more…

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Overton Property Tax Rate Is Comparable To Others

A report released in an Overton County Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday night shows that Overton County holds a tax rate that is lower or about the same as other counties comparable to its population. The total county tax rate of $2.25 holds a reported tax penny value of $33,718 in a population count of…

Read More
County May See AmbuBus

In the event of a mass casualty disaster, emergency services in Overton County may soon have the use of an “AmbuBus” to ensure that those affected can be quickly evacuated after the Overton County Public Safety committee approved an Interlocal Agreement between counties for the use of the vehicle on Tuesday night. “It’s an old…

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