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Several Arrested In Area Roundup

Nine individuals were arrested and booked into the Overton County jail over a two-day period after they were indicted on a variety of drug charges. These criminals were brought to justice as a result of a joint operation conducted by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and multiple local enforcement…

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Aldermen Discuss Shooting Range; Airport

The possible dangers involved from an indoor shooting range set to open within city limits was discussed in a Livingston Mayor and Board of Alderman work session on Monday night. “I think the main concern for me and the council was to make sure everyone is safe, and to make sure when we’re shooting .50…

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Vehicle Rolls Over On Hwy. 111

A two-vehicle collision on Hwy 111 sent one crash victim to a medical facility for treatment after one motorist reportedly failed to yield the right-of-way early Thursday morning. Michael Melton, 63 of Livingston, was traveling in a 2004 Lincoln Aviator on West Turkey Creek Road crossing Hwy 111 at 6:45 a.m. when he reportedly failed…

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Commissioners Approve Drug Court Grant

Overton County Commissioners approved a drug court grant that totaled almost $1 million when they met in regular session last night. The grant, known as SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), is for a total of $984,171 for the period of 2018 through 2022. There is no match for the grant, and commissioners…

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Committee Addresses Threat Made Against Judicial Commissioner

Those who are appointed to handle criminal matters have the possibility of being scrutinized and may receive threatening remarks of all sorts. Judicial commissioners, whose duty is to prepare criminal warrants, were the topic of the Overton County Safety Committee on Tuesday night after one judicial commissioner received an alleged remark from a disgruntled citizen…

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Announcements 8/7/18

Parent-Child Connection Class To Be Held The Stephens Center support group Parent-Child Connection is to hold a Morals And Values class as part of their Fall 2018 Series 1 on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stephens Center located at 616 North Church Street in Livingston. For more information, call…

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Obituaries

Obits 8/14/18

Michael Looper Bus Driver Michael Looper, 57 of the Dry Hollow Community, passed away on Aug. 10 at his home. Funeral services were held on Aug. 14 from the Chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiated. Interment followed in the Davis Cemetery. He was born in Anderson, Ind. on Dec. 6, 1960. He…

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Obits 8/7/18

Bernice Lee Turner Bernice Lee Turner, 80 of Hilham, passed away on July 31 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Aug. 3 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Nick Turner officiated. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on Sept. 3, 1937.…

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Obits 7/31/18

Addie Ova Barlow Addie Ova Barlow, 92 of Cookeville and formerly of Hilham, passed away on July 27 from the comfort of her home. Funeral services were held on July 31 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Myran Greer officiated. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in Jackson County. She was born in…

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Recent News

Several Arrested In Area Roundup

Nine individuals were arrested and booked into the Overton County jail over a two-day period after they were indicted on a variety of drug charges. These criminals were brought to justice as a result of a joint operation conducted by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and multiple local enforcement…

Read More
Aldermen Discuss Shooting Range; Airport

The possible dangers involved from an indoor shooting range set to open within city limits was discussed in a Livingston Mayor and Board of Alderman work session on Monday night. “I think the main concern for me and the council was to make sure everyone is safe, and to make sure when we’re shooting .50…

Read More
Vehicle Rolls Over On Hwy. 111

A two-vehicle collision on Hwy 111 sent one crash victim to a medical facility for treatment after one motorist reportedly failed to yield the right-of-way early Thursday morning. Michael Melton, 63 of Livingston, was traveling in a 2004 Lincoln Aviator on West Turkey Creek Road crossing Hwy 111 at 6:45 a.m. when he reportedly failed…

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Commissioners Approve Drug Court Grant

Overton County Commissioners approved a drug court grant that totaled almost $1 million when they met in regular session last night. The grant, known as SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), is for a total of $984,171 for the period of 2018 through 2022. There is no match for the grant, and commissioners…

Read More
Committee Addresses Threat Made Against Judicial Commissioner

Those who are appointed to handle criminal matters have the possibility of being scrutinized and may receive threatening remarks of all sorts. Judicial commissioners, whose duty is to prepare criminal warrants, were the topic of the Overton County Safety Committee on Tuesday night after one judicial commissioner received an alleged remark from a disgruntled citizen…

Read More
Announcements 8/7/18

Parent-Child Connection Class To Be Held The Stephens Center support group Parent-Child Connection is to hold a Morals And Values class as part of their Fall 2018 Series 1 on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stephens Center located at 616 North Church Street in Livingston. For more information, call…

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