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New Industry Asking City For $1.3 Million Line

A potential new industry, which is only known as “Project Go Bears,” has asked the Town of Livingston to build a $1.3 million dollar gas line running to Rickman. Ray Evans, a representative of the Overton County Economic Development, spoke to the mayor and aldermen during a work session held on Dec. 8. Evans explained…

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Hilham Man Fights Officers

A Hilham man wouldn’t get arrested without a fight. He allegedly assaulted several officers and had to be tazed twice, before finally being overpowered. Kevin M. Gushen, 28 of Hilham, was arrested by Clay County officers for evading arrest, disorderly conduct, resisting stop, arrest or search, two counts of vandalism and several counts of assaulting…

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Budget Committee Looks At Purchasing Mini Excavator

The Budget Committee opened seven sealed bids for a mini excavator that will be going to the Overton County Highway Department, and new bleachers at the high school were discussed. Cumberland Tractor and Equipment, Tri County Equipment, Tri County Rental Center, Thompson Caterpillar, Power Equipment Company, Plateau Truck and Trailer and Bobcat of Knoxville each…

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Two Arrested In Multi-Department Round Up

Barbara K. Duke and Christy Dean Buck, both of Livingston were arrested following a joint drug investigation. A joint drug investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Overton County Sheriff’s Department and multiple local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of several individuals charged…

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Wildcat Teams Face District Foes

The Lady Wildcats battled hard and kept the game close against Macon County through the first three quarters when the teams met last week. The game slipped away from them in the fourth quarter when Macon County hit 12 of their 14 free throws. The game ended with the Lady Wildcats losing 42-56. The score…

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Annual Christmas Parade Is Held Saturday

The annual Livingston-Overton County Christmas parade was once again a hit, with a snow flurry or two flying around on a chilly Saturday afternoon. Winners were as follows. In the ATV category, Chase Boswell was first place. Dustin Walker was second place. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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Obituaries

Obits 12/12/17

Card of Thanks We would like to thank everyone for the food, flowers, money, calls and prayers. We would like to thank the staff at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center for the excellent care that Tommy received. A special thank you to Bro. Dewayne Whitaker, Bro. Nolan Cantrell and Bro. Brett Gibbons. Thank you…

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Obits 12/5/17

James Dwayne “Bubba” Goolsby James Dwayne “Bubba” Goolsby, 45 of the Turkey Town Community, passed away on Nov. 29 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 1 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Harris and Bro. James Williams officiating.  Interment followed in the Turkey Town Cemetery. He…

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Obits 11/28/17

Mary Alice Dishman Homemaker Mary Alice Dishman, 76 of Livingston passed away on Nov. 23 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial Services were held Nov. 25 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Bro. David Hill officiated. She was born in Anderson, Madison Co., Ind. on January 24, 1941. She was preceded…

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Recent News

New Industry Asking City For $1.3 Million Line

A potential new industry, which is only known as “Project Go Bears,” has asked the Town of Livingston to build a $1.3 million dollar gas line running to Rickman. Ray Evans, a representative of the Overton County Economic Development, spoke to the mayor and aldermen during a work session held on Dec. 8. Evans explained…

Read More
Hilham Man Fights Officers

A Hilham man wouldn’t get arrested without a fight. He allegedly assaulted several officers and had to be tazed twice, before finally being overpowered. Kevin M. Gushen, 28 of Hilham, was arrested by Clay County officers for evading arrest, disorderly conduct, resisting stop, arrest or search, two counts of vandalism and several counts of assaulting…

Read More
Budget Committee Looks At Purchasing Mini Excavator

The Budget Committee opened seven sealed bids for a mini excavator that will be going to the Overton County Highway Department, and new bleachers at the high school were discussed. Cumberland Tractor and Equipment, Tri County Equipment, Tri County Rental Center, Thompson Caterpillar, Power Equipment Company, Plateau Truck and Trailer and Bobcat of Knoxville each…

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Two Arrested In Multi-Department Round Up

Barbara K. Duke and Christy Dean Buck, both of Livingston were arrested following a joint drug investigation. A joint drug investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Overton County Sheriff’s Department and multiple local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of several individuals charged…

Read More
Wildcat Teams Face District Foes

The Lady Wildcats battled hard and kept the game close against Macon County through the first three quarters when the teams met last week. The game slipped away from them in the fourth quarter when Macon County hit 12 of their 14 free throws. The game ended with the Lady Wildcats losing 42-56. The score…

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Annual Christmas Parade Is Held Saturday

The annual Livingston-Overton County Christmas parade was once again a hit, with a snow flurry or two flying around on a chilly Saturday afternoon. Winners were as follows. In the ATV category, Chase Boswell was first place. Dustin Walker was second place. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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