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Wildcat Teams Split In Opener

The Livingston Academy Wildcat basketball teams split in their season openers last week, as the teams traveled to Clay County to face the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs. The Lady Wildcats got behind early and never had an opportunity to catch up to a hot Lady Bulldog team, losing the contest 64-46. For more on this…

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Tenure Is Granted To 21 Teachers

21 teachers and the attendance supervisor in the Overton County school system were granted tenure at the board of education meeting last Tuesday night. The following are those who were granted tenure: Ashley Copeland and Angela Sullivan of A.H. Roberts Elementary; Mary Heather Ashburn and Jennifer Clouse of Allons Elementary; Kellie Conner, Callie Hawkins, Jessica…

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Christmas In The Country Is Set To Kick Off Friday Night

Christmas in the Country will kick off the holiday season in Overton County starting Friday night. The festivities will occur on two Friday nights, Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, at the Livingston Town Square from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. both nights. The lighting of the Christmas tree will be Nov. 24 at 5:30 p.m.…

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Ribbon Cutting Is Held For New Park

On a chilly day last Tuesday afternoon, community members, first graders from Wilson Elementary and parents alike gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Hanging Limb Park, which has taken a few years to complete. While gathering around behind the red ribbon for photos, the excitement could be heard in County…

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Walsh Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

Convicted murderer Edward Walsh will most likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced recently. Judge Gary McKenzie sentenced Walsh to life in prison, plus two years, nearly three months after he was found guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh will have to serve 51 consecutive years,…

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Residents Voice Concern Over Cell Phone Tower

A group of residents in the area of McCormick Road in Livingston attended the Overton County Highway and Property Committee meeting last Tuesday to voice their concerns over the new Verizon cell phone tower that was being constructed in their neighborhood. “I just don’t want it there. You shouldn’t have to live next to something…

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Obits 11/21/17

Card Of Thanks We, the family of Imogene Poston, would like to thank many people in the passing of our beloved mother. First of all we would like to thank all the caregivers of NHC in Cookeville for the many years of exceptional care for our mother and most of all for the special love…

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Obits 11/14/17

Imogene Poston Seamstress Reba Imogene Vance Poston, 90, of Livingston, passed away on Nov. 7 from the NHC Healthcare in Cookeville. Funeral services were held on Nov. 11 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Okolona Cemetery. She was born on March 24, 1927 in Overton County. She attended Rocky Mound…

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Obits 11/7/17

Timmy Earl Melton Timmy Earl Melton, 41, of Celina, passed away on Oct. 22 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Oct. 26 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Bro. Josh Nave officiated. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery in the Timothy community. He was born on Feb. 10, 1976. He worked…

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Recent News

Wildcat Teams Split In Opener

The Livingston Academy Wildcat basketball teams split in their season openers last week, as the teams traveled to Clay County to face the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs. The Lady Wildcats got behind early and never had an opportunity to catch up to a hot Lady Bulldog team, losing the contest 64-46. For more on this…

Read More
Tenure Is Granted To 21 Teachers

21 teachers and the attendance supervisor in the Overton County school system were granted tenure at the board of education meeting last Tuesday night. The following are those who were granted tenure: Ashley Copeland and Angela Sullivan of A.H. Roberts Elementary; Mary Heather Ashburn and Jennifer Clouse of Allons Elementary; Kellie Conner, Callie Hawkins, Jessica…

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Christmas In The Country Is Set To Kick Off Friday Night

Christmas in the Country will kick off the holiday season in Overton County starting Friday night. The festivities will occur on two Friday nights, Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, at the Livingston Town Square from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. both nights. The lighting of the Christmas tree will be Nov. 24 at 5:30 p.m.…

Read More
Ribbon Cutting Is Held For New Park

On a chilly day last Tuesday afternoon, community members, first graders from Wilson Elementary and parents alike gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Hanging Limb Park, which has taken a few years to complete. While gathering around behind the red ribbon for photos, the excitement could be heard in County…

Read More
Walsh Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

Convicted murderer Edward Walsh will most likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced recently. Judge Gary McKenzie sentenced Walsh to life in prison, plus two years, nearly three months after he was found guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh will have to serve 51 consecutive years,…

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Residents Voice Concern Over Cell Phone Tower

A group of residents in the area of McCormick Road in Livingston attended the Overton County Highway and Property Committee meeting last Tuesday to voice their concerns over the new Verizon cell phone tower that was being constructed in their neighborhood. “I just don’t want it there. You shouldn’t have to live next to something…

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