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Jr. Wildcats Crack Goose Egg

The Overton County Jr. Wildcats football team defeated Cumberland County 18-12 last Tuesday in Crossville leaving the Jr. Wildcats with their first victory of the season. Cumberland County was the Jr. Wildcats last regular season game. They finished the season with a record of 1-5, leaving them out of the playoffs. Overton County will play…

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TDH Reports Vape Reports Six Cases Of Vape Related Disease

The Tennessee Department of Health has reported six cases of suspected serious respiratory disease among people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a cluster of severe pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes or vape, with 215 cases…

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Fred’s Stores Close; File For Bankruptcy

Memphis-based retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on last Monday and said liquidation sales will take place at its stores over the next 60 days. In addition to the Livingston and newly built Monterey locations, 72-year-old discount chain Fred’s, is closing all of its roughly 300 remaining stores and going out of business. The chain…

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Wildcats Swat Bees

The Livingston Academy Wildcats spoiled homecoming for the Upperman Bees with a 10-7 upset, giving the Bees their first regular season loss in over a year and advancing the Wildcats to 4-0 on the season. The contest was a two-way defensive stand off that lasted all four quarters and displayed two very hard-nosed teams. The…

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County Sales Tax Revenue Is Up

After new committees were approved last Monday at the meeting of Overton County commissioners, the Overton County Salary and Budget committees held their meetings and elected new committee chairs the very next day. A nomination was announced for committee member Frank Martin to hold the title of Chairman and Darwin Clark or Co-chairman in the…

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LA Routs Cumberland

The Livingston Academy Wildcats defeated the Cumberland County Jets 42-0 at home on Friday to remain undefeated on the season. Prior to kickoff, LA inducted two former football players into their sports Hall-of-Fame. David Sadler, Sr. (1959-1962) and Robert Huddleston (1973-1974) were introduced and honored for their accomplishments on the field during their time at…

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Obituaries 9/17/19

Reba Dulworth Reba Dulworth, 66, of Jamestown passed away on Sept. 13 from her residence. The family has chosen cremation and a private memorial service that will be held at a later date. She was preceded in death by parents, William Curtis and Geneva Eldridge Hammock and brothers, Carl Hammock, Claude Hammock and David Hammock.…

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Obituaries 9-10-19

Roy Roger Mabrey Roy Roger Mabrey, 79, of Rickman passed away Sept. 6 from his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 8 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed at the Zion Hill Cemetery. Bro. James Williams officiated. He was born in Clay County on Jan. 21, 1940. He loved fishing, tending to…

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Obituaries 8-27-19

R.D Eldridge R.D. Eldridge, 87 of Kettering, Ohio and formerly of Livingston passed away on Aug. 21. Funeral services will be held Aug. 31 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born Aug. 15, 1932 in Livingston. He retired from General Motors after 37…

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Recent News

Jr. Wildcats Crack Goose Egg

The Overton County Jr. Wildcats football team defeated Cumberland County 18-12 last Tuesday in Crossville leaving the Jr. Wildcats with their first victory of the season. Cumberland County was the Jr. Wildcats last regular season game. They finished the season with a record of 1-5, leaving them out of the playoffs. Overton County will play…

Read More
TDH Reports Vape Reports Six Cases Of Vape Related Disease

The Tennessee Department of Health has reported six cases of suspected serious respiratory disease among people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a cluster of severe pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes or vape, with 215 cases…

Read More
Fred’s Stores Close; File For Bankruptcy

Memphis-based retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on last Monday and said liquidation sales will take place at its stores over the next 60 days. In addition to the Livingston and newly built Monterey locations, 72-year-old discount chain Fred’s, is closing all of its roughly 300 remaining stores and going out of business. The chain…

Read More
Wildcats Swat Bees

The Livingston Academy Wildcats spoiled homecoming for the Upperman Bees with a 10-7 upset, giving the Bees their first regular season loss in over a year and advancing the Wildcats to 4-0 on the season. The contest was a two-way defensive stand off that lasted all four quarters and displayed two very hard-nosed teams. The…

Read More
County Sales Tax Revenue Is Up

After new committees were approved last Monday at the meeting of Overton County commissioners, the Overton County Salary and Budget committees held their meetings and elected new committee chairs the very next day. A nomination was announced for committee member Frank Martin to hold the title of Chairman and Darwin Clark or Co-chairman in the…

Read More
LA Routs Cumberland

The Livingston Academy Wildcats defeated the Cumberland County Jets 42-0 at home on Friday to remain undefeated on the season. Prior to kickoff, LA inducted two former football players into their sports Hall-of-Fame. David Sadler, Sr. (1959-1962) and Robert Huddleston (1973-1974) were introduced and honored for their accomplishments on the field during their time at…

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