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Wildcats Whoop Warriors

The Wildcats continue to make school history as they advance to 8-0 on the season after a 27-12 win over the White County Warriors on senior night. The Wildcats were slow out of the gate on Friday, struggling to move the ball early in the game. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Board Approves SRO Contracts

Prior to the regularly scheduled meeting of the Overton County Board of Education last week, the Board had a dinner to give recognition to retirees from the school system to show their gratitude for all that they had done to serve the children in Overton County. Teachers who were recognized included Judy Goodpasture, Bobby Gore,…

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Parking Spaces For Project Grad

Livingston Academy seniors and their families gathered together on Oct. 5 and painted their parking spaces. Seniors pay $20 for their parking spot every year, and that money goes to Project Grad. In return seniors have to opportunity to paint their parking spaces. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Hearing Set For Underage Alcohol Sales By Stores

The Overton County Beer Board discussed and set a disciplinary hearing for three local businesses that sold beer to underage minors on Sept. 5. The action came during its meeting last week. Businesses in question are Bud’s Grocery, Triple D and Livingston’s Quick Stop (formerly known as Dry Hollow Market). For more on this story,…

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Jail Repairs; Comp Time Are Discussed

A recent jail inspection and an increase in comp time at the Sheriff’s Department were the topics of the Overton County Public Safety Committee when it met last week. Chief Deputy Tim Poore was present to give the committee updates on the work that has been done since the inspection. For more on this story,…

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Minister Arrested For Solicitation Of Minor

Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the District Attorney General’s Office as well as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation began to investigate allegations that Phillip Carlen Loftis, age 53, was soliciting a 13-year-old girl through electronic communication to engage in sexual behavior. Loftis is a resident of the Silver Point area of Putnam…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 10/15/19

Julia Ann Rich Julia Ann Rich, 60, of Rickman passed away on Oct. 8 from the Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral Services were held on Oct. 11 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. A private burial will follow at a later date. She was born in Overton County on March 14, 1959. She was a…

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Obituaries 10/8/19

J.B. Ledbetter J.B. Ledbetter, 87, of Livingston passed away Oct. 1 from St. Thomas West in Nashville. Funeral services were held Oct. 7 at the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Daniels Cemetery with military honors provided by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. Bro. Jeremy Gengler officiated. He was born in…

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Obituaries 10/1/19

Anna Robbins Smith Anna Ruth Robbins Smith, 87, of Winder, Ga. passed away Sept. 23. Memorial services will be held Oct. 26 at the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Livingston at 3 p.m. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery. She was born in Livingston on Sept. 2, 1932. She moved to Georgia in 1965.…

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Recent News

Wildcats Whoop Warriors

The Wildcats continue to make school history as they advance to 8-0 on the season after a 27-12 win over the White County Warriors on senior night. The Wildcats were slow out of the gate on Friday, struggling to move the ball early in the game. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

Read More
Board Approves SRO Contracts

Prior to the regularly scheduled meeting of the Overton County Board of Education last week, the Board had a dinner to give recognition to retirees from the school system to show their gratitude for all that they had done to serve the children in Overton County. Teachers who were recognized included Judy Goodpasture, Bobby Gore,…

Read More
Parking Spaces For Project Grad

Livingston Academy seniors and their families gathered together on Oct. 5 and painted their parking spaces. Seniors pay $20 for their parking spot every year, and that money goes to Project Grad. In return seniors have to opportunity to paint their parking spaces. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

Read More
Hearing Set For Underage Alcohol Sales By Stores

The Overton County Beer Board discussed and set a disciplinary hearing for three local businesses that sold beer to underage minors on Sept. 5. The action came during its meeting last week. Businesses in question are Bud’s Grocery, Triple D and Livingston’s Quick Stop (formerly known as Dry Hollow Market). For more on this story,…

Read More
Jail Repairs; Comp Time Are Discussed

A recent jail inspection and an increase in comp time at the Sheriff’s Department were the topics of the Overton County Public Safety Committee when it met last week. Chief Deputy Tim Poore was present to give the committee updates on the work that has been done since the inspection. For more on this story,…

Read More
Minister Arrested For Solicitation Of Minor

Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the District Attorney General’s Office as well as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation began to investigate allegations that Phillip Carlen Loftis, age 53, was soliciting a 13-year-old girl through electronic communication to engage in sexual behavior. Loftis is a resident of the Silver Point area of Putnam…

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