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Vehicle Theft Leads To Charges

Livingston Police Department (LPD) Officer Jordan Danner responded to a call of a stolen 2008 Dodge Ram truck from the Main Street Diesel in Livingston on Tuesday, May 23. According to the LPD, a Dodge Ram truck was stolen and left a box truck in its place. Shortly after, it was discovered that the box…

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Board Considering New Websites

During the work session of the Overton County School Board meeting last night prior to the regular meeting, technology director Brent Thrasher discussed the needs and benefits of redesigning the district and school websites with either Edlio or Aptegy. Currently the school district main site is custom-built, and Thrasher has mainly designed and coded and…

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Commissioners Approve Waterloo Road Extension

Overton County Commissioners approved a measure last night for the county to take over a road at Waterloo in Hardy’s Chapel – a move that will allow the county to maintain the road. Commissioners unanimously approved extending Virgil Murphy Lane in Hardy’s Chapel from .20 road miles to 0.35 miles, claiming the entire circle at…

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Welcome New Residents

One of the newest residents of Overton County was enjoying the New Resident’s Party that was held in Livingston Central Park Friday. Pictured is Mia Gray Cannon, daughter of Marshall and Maggie Cannon, at the event. The event was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Juvenile Bikes Into City Truck

A young man who just wanted to play ball at the city park got more than he bargained for last week. A juvenile male was riding his bicycle on Spurrier Street when he could not come to a stop and struck the passenger side of a City of Livingston work truck on Tuesday. For more…

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Sheriff Urges To Watch For Cycles

The Overton County Sheriffs Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to promote motorcycle safety during the month of May, which is nationally recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Agencies participate by providing information and increasing awareness in their communities about the importance of sharing the road and looking twice for motorcyclists.…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 5/14/19

Annie L. Reeder Annie L. Reeder, 85, of Overton County, passed away on May 3 at her residence. Funeral Services were held May 6, at the Independence Community Church. Bro. Shane Nelson officiated. Interment followed in the Hunter Cove Cemetery. She was born Dec. 29, 1933. She owned and worked a dairy farm for years.…

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Obituaries 5/7/19

Dormal Newberry Dormal Newberry, age 92 of Johns Creek, Ga. passed away peacefully on April 21, 2019 and was welcome to Heaven by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Dormal was born on March 8, 1927 in the small town of Monroe in Overton County, TN. He was a graduate of Livingston High School in…

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E Obituaries 4/30/19

Thurman M. Edmonds, Jr. Thurman M. Edmonds, Jr. 60 of Overton County, passed away on April 18 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 28 from the Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Bro. Doug Hawkins officiated. He was born on March 20, 1959 in Putnam County. He was a member of the Poplar…

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Recent News

Vehicle Theft Leads To Charges

Livingston Police Department (LPD) Officer Jordan Danner responded to a call of a stolen 2008 Dodge Ram truck from the Main Street Diesel in Livingston on Tuesday, May 23. According to the LPD, a Dodge Ram truck was stolen and left a box truck in its place. Shortly after, it was discovered that the box…

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Board Considering New Websites

During the work session of the Overton County School Board meeting last night prior to the regular meeting, technology director Brent Thrasher discussed the needs and benefits of redesigning the district and school websites with either Edlio or Aptegy. Currently the school district main site is custom-built, and Thrasher has mainly designed and coded and…

Read More
Commissioners Approve Waterloo Road Extension

Overton County Commissioners approved a measure last night for the county to take over a road at Waterloo in Hardy’s Chapel – a move that will allow the county to maintain the road. Commissioners unanimously approved extending Virgil Murphy Lane in Hardy’s Chapel from .20 road miles to 0.35 miles, claiming the entire circle at…

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Welcome New Residents

One of the newest residents of Overton County was enjoying the New Resident’s Party that was held in Livingston Central Park Friday. Pictured is Mia Gray Cannon, daughter of Marshall and Maggie Cannon, at the event. The event was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

Read More
Juvenile Bikes Into City Truck

A young man who just wanted to play ball at the city park got more than he bargained for last week. A juvenile male was riding his bicycle on Spurrier Street when he could not come to a stop and struck the passenger side of a City of Livingston work truck on Tuesday. For more…

Read More
Sheriff Urges To Watch For Cycles

The Overton County Sheriffs Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to promote motorcycle safety during the month of May, which is nationally recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Agencies participate by providing information and increasing awareness in their communities about the importance of sharing the road and looking twice for motorcyclists.…

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