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Announcements 6/19/18

Board of Trustees Meeting To Be Held The Falling Springs Cemetery Board of Trustees will hold a meeting on June 23 at 5 p.m. at Falling Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Hall to elect a new trustee. Anyone with interest in the cemetery is welcome to attend. Deadline For Dairy Margin Protection Program To Be Extended…

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War On The Mountain

The East Fork Obey River is an area where many families go to experience the outdoors by swimming, angling and horseback riding to enjoy the unique sites the Appalachian countryside has to offer. The area can be found through a series of curves and winding roads up a steep mountain range just off Monterey Highway…

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3% Increase Proposed or County Employees

Overton County employees may receive a three percent raise next year, according to a proposed salary budget for the 2018- 2019 fiscal year. At a recent Overton County Salary Committee meeting held on June 13, a salary budget was proposed that would allow county employees a three percent raise, effective July 1. For more on…

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Fiske House Destroyed; 11 Logs Remaining

A replica of the Moses Fiske home located at Standing Stone State Park was destroyed recently after a notice was given to the Park due to unsafe conditions, according to a Park official. “It has been on a list of buildings to be destructed on the property for quite some time,” said Park Manager Chris…

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Aldermen Vote Against Proposed Tax Increase

Livingston aldermen voted against a tax increase at a Board of Alderman work session last Thursday night, after four budgets proposals were presented at a recent work session the week prior. Mayor Curtis Hayes began by briefing the Board of Alderman on the contents of each of the four budgets. For more on this story,…

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Flag Retirement

On June 14 a Flag Retirement Ceremony was held at the Square by the American Legion Post 004 & Auxiliary Unit 4 to retire any donated American Flags that were ripped, destroyed or disintegrated. Norm Osbourne was the speaker at the event and explained that people were welcome to come up and dedicate a flag…

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Obits 6/19/18

James “Jim” Hull James “Jim” Hull, 83 of Livingston, passed away on June 12 from the Livingston Regional Hospital with loved ones by his side. Funeral services were held on June 14 at Oak Dale Baptist Church. Bro. Timmy Ray and Bro. Tommy Johnson officiated. Interment followed in Green Hill Cemetery. The chapel of Livingston…

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Obits 6/12/18

James E. “Jim” Dodson Foreman James E. “Jim” Dodson, 74 of Lebanon, Ind., and formerly of Overton County passed away on June 3 at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, Ind. Graveside services were held on June 12 in the Dodson Chapel Cemetery. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. He was born Aug.…

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Obits 6/5/18

  Bobby Mike Dickson Bobby “Mike” Dickson, 62 of Cookeville, passed away on May 25 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on May 29 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Jerry Buck officiated. Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery. He was born in Anderson, Ind. on…

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Recent News

Announcements 6/19/18

Board of Trustees Meeting To Be Held The Falling Springs Cemetery Board of Trustees will hold a meeting on June 23 at 5 p.m. at Falling Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Hall to elect a new trustee. Anyone with interest in the cemetery is welcome to attend. Deadline For Dairy Margin Protection Program To Be Extended…

Read More
War On The Mountain

The East Fork Obey River is an area where many families go to experience the outdoors by swimming, angling and horseback riding to enjoy the unique sites the Appalachian countryside has to offer. The area can be found through a series of curves and winding roads up a steep mountain range just off Monterey Highway…

Read More
3% Increase Proposed or County Employees

Overton County employees may receive a three percent raise next year, according to a proposed salary budget for the 2018- 2019 fiscal year. At a recent Overton County Salary Committee meeting held on June 13, a salary budget was proposed that would allow county employees a three percent raise, effective July 1. For more on…

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Fiske House Destroyed; 11 Logs Remaining

A replica of the Moses Fiske home located at Standing Stone State Park was destroyed recently after a notice was given to the Park due to unsafe conditions, according to a Park official. “It has been on a list of buildings to be destructed on the property for quite some time,” said Park Manager Chris…

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Aldermen Vote Against Proposed Tax Increase

Livingston aldermen voted against a tax increase at a Board of Alderman work session last Thursday night, after four budgets proposals were presented at a recent work session the week prior. Mayor Curtis Hayes began by briefing the Board of Alderman on the contents of each of the four budgets. For more on this story,…

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Flag Retirement

On June 14 a Flag Retirement Ceremony was held at the Square by the American Legion Post 004 & Auxiliary Unit 4 to retire any donated American Flags that were ripped, destroyed or disintegrated. Norm Osbourne was the speaker at the event and explained that people were welcome to come up and dedicate a flag…

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