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Stay On The Safe Side For The Eclipse

A total solar eclipse may be regarded as a once in a lifetime experience for some, but if eye safety precautions are neglected, it can lead to permanent eye damage or even blindness. “Solar retinopathy can happen to those who don’t wear the right glasses or any at all,” said Dr. Ralph H. Mullins from…

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Jr. Lady Wildcats Soccer Team Starts Season 2-0

The Overton County Jr. Lady Wildcats were in action with two games last week.  On Aug. 8, they were at home taking on the Cumberland County United team.   Overton County won this contest 5-0. The Jr. Lady Wildcats came out very aggressive offensively by scoring three goals in the first half.   Lilly Copeland scored the first…

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Man Is Hit On Oakley-Allons Road

A man inquiring about lawn care wound up going to the hospital instead last Friday. Thomas Vettraino was speaking with two boys about lawn care near the road in front of his home when an oncoming vehicle struck him Friday morning. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

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School Board Ok’s Latin Grading At Livingston Academy

School board members decided to approve the use of the Latin grading system for high school students after discussing it with Livingston Academy principal Jake Asberry and counselor Vanessa Farris during last week’s work session of the board. The current system has some setbacks—it penalizes students who take dual-enrollment classes, some classes aren’t weighted fairly…

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National Night Out…

The Livingston Police Department hosted the National Night Out at the new central park Tuesday, August 1. The Livingston Public Safety had a house fire demo and allowed children to through it to see what it was like and what you were suppose to do during a fire. Bentlee Phillips (left) and Bentley Murphy (right)…

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Highlands Fitness Challenge Winners

The Highlands Fitness Challenge recently wrapped up in Overton County, with the top three teams receiving awards for their efforts.  The Highlands Fitness Challenge, a program that aims to help local businesses and organizations cultivate a healthy and fit workforce, had yet another great year in 2017.  This year’s challenge began in March and continued…

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Obituaries

Obits 8/15/17

Johnnie James West Johnnie James West, 96, of Livingston, passed away on Aug. 6 at the Overton County Health & Rehab. Funeral services were held Aug. 9 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Bobby Gore officiated. Interment followed in the Holly Springs cemetery. Military Honors were provided at Graveside by the Honor Guard…

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Obits 8/8/17

Vickie Lynn Worley Branch Manager of Union Bank & Trust Company Vickie Worley, 43, of Monroe, passed away July 26 in the comfort of her own home. Funeral services were held July 29 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Shaw and Bro. Ricky Kimbel officiating. Interment followed at Red Hill Cemetery.…

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Obits 8/1/17

Donald Shock Donald Shock, 41, of Livingston, Tenn., formerly of Olney, passed away on Sunday, July 23 in Livingston, Tennessee. He was born on April 4, 1976 in Olney, Ill., the son of Lester and Patsy (Burroughs) Shock. Don was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and spending time with his girls and teaching them about…

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Recent News

Stay On The Safe Side For The Eclipse

A total solar eclipse may be regarded as a once in a lifetime experience for some, but if eye safety precautions are neglected, it can lead to permanent eye damage or even blindness. “Solar retinopathy can happen to those who don’t wear the right glasses or any at all,” said Dr. Ralph H. Mullins from…

Read More
Jr. Lady Wildcats Soccer Team Starts Season 2-0

The Overton County Jr. Lady Wildcats were in action with two games last week.  On Aug. 8, they were at home taking on the Cumberland County United team.   Overton County won this contest 5-0. The Jr. Lady Wildcats came out very aggressive offensively by scoring three goals in the first half.   Lilly Copeland scored the first…

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Man Is Hit On Oakley-Allons Road

A man inquiring about lawn care wound up going to the hospital instead last Friday. Thomas Vettraino was speaking with two boys about lawn care near the road in front of his home when an oncoming vehicle struck him Friday morning. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

Read More
School Board Ok’s Latin Grading At Livingston Academy

School board members decided to approve the use of the Latin grading system for high school students after discussing it with Livingston Academy principal Jake Asberry and counselor Vanessa Farris during last week’s work session of the board. The current system has some setbacks—it penalizes students who take dual-enrollment classes, some classes aren’t weighted fairly…

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National Night Out…

The Livingston Police Department hosted the National Night Out at the new central park Tuesday, August 1. The Livingston Public Safety had a house fire demo and allowed children to through it to see what it was like and what you were suppose to do during a fire. Bentlee Phillips (left) and Bentley Murphy (right)…

Read More
Highlands Fitness Challenge Winners

The Highlands Fitness Challenge recently wrapped up in Overton County, with the top three teams receiving awards for their efforts.  The Highlands Fitness Challenge, a program that aims to help local businesses and organizations cultivate a healthy and fit workforce, had yet another great year in 2017.  This year’s challenge began in March and continued…

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