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School Board Discusses Teacher Crisis

A decline in teachers entering the profession has become what some members of the school system are calling a crisis during a Tuesday night work session of the Overton County School Board. “All last year, and then this year, we’re basically, and I’m saying ‘we,’ Overton County in the Upper Cumberland, state of Tennessee of…

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Saving Lives

The City of Livingston employees received free CPR Training, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, from Carmen’s Fund operated through The Foundation at Cookeville Regional. Volunteers are demonstrating compressions to a recommended song “Stayin’ Alive” from the Bee Gees to keep a rate of 100 beats per minute. For more information or to schedule a free CPR…

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County Championships Go Down To The Wire

Played at Livingston Academy’s Derward Vaughn Memorial Gymnasium on Thursday, Jan. 10, the championship rounds of the Overton County Varsity Basketball tournament made for an exciting evening as an abundance of local talent was on full display. The evening’s first contest, featuring the girls of Hilham against the girls of Allons, was played for third…

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Six Are Injured In Hilham Highway Accident

A Monroe woman was cited with failure to exercise due care after a two-vehicle crash on Hilham Hwy. injured all six occupants involved on Sunday, Jan. 6. Readers may remember the photo of the accident as it appeared in last week’s edition of the Enterprise. Veachel White, 71, was traveling east on the Hilham Hwy.…

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McCowan Appointed Commissioner

Overton County Commissioners appointed a new commissioner during last night’s meeting to replace one who recently passed away. The seat in District 3 came open when newly elected commissioner Harlie McCowan passed away in late October. Commissioners had not taken any action on the open seat until now. For more on this story, pick up…

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Billboard Lawsuit Is Ruled As Moot

An ongoing push to add new billboards in Livingston may officially have come to an end. The Court of Appeals of Tennessee at Nashville affirmed the ruling from an Overton County Chancery Court hearing after Roland Digital Media, Inc. (Roland) filed a request for the appellate court to review a lower court’s decision. For more…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/15/19

Elizabeth Turner Teacher Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Clydia McAlpin Turner, age 76, of Algood, was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 9 in the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Donna Peak officiated Interment followed at Algood City Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday from 5 – 7 p.m. and again…

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Obituaries 1/8/19

William Bruce Davis LPN William Bruce Davis, 63 of Livingston, passed away at the Overton County Health and Rehab on Dec. 17, 2018. Funeral services were held on Dec. 20 at the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Douglas Hawkins officiated. Interment followed in the John L. Clark cemetery in Gainesboro. He was…

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Obits 1/1/19

Albert J. “Buddy” Kendziora, Jr. Air Force Veteran Albert J. “Buddy” Kendziora, Jr., 82 of White Plains, passed away on Dec. 22 at the Signature Healthcare in Algood. Celebration of Life services were held on Dec. 29 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Albert Willis officiated. Interment followed in the Bethlehem Cemetery. He…

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Recent News

School Board Discusses Teacher Crisis

A decline in teachers entering the profession has become what some members of the school system are calling a crisis during a Tuesday night work session of the Overton County School Board. “All last year, and then this year, we’re basically, and I’m saying ‘we,’ Overton County in the Upper Cumberland, state of Tennessee of…

Read More
Saving Lives

The City of Livingston employees received free CPR Training, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, from Carmen’s Fund operated through The Foundation at Cookeville Regional. Volunteers are demonstrating compressions to a recommended song “Stayin’ Alive” from the Bee Gees to keep a rate of 100 beats per minute. For more information or to schedule a free CPR…

Read More
County Championships Go Down To The Wire

Played at Livingston Academy’s Derward Vaughn Memorial Gymnasium on Thursday, Jan. 10, the championship rounds of the Overton County Varsity Basketball tournament made for an exciting evening as an abundance of local talent was on full display. The evening’s first contest, featuring the girls of Hilham against the girls of Allons, was played for third…

Read More
Six Are Injured In Hilham Highway Accident

A Monroe woman was cited with failure to exercise due care after a two-vehicle crash on Hilham Hwy. injured all six occupants involved on Sunday, Jan. 6. Readers may remember the photo of the accident as it appeared in last week’s edition of the Enterprise. Veachel White, 71, was traveling east on the Hilham Hwy.…

Read More
McCowan Appointed Commissioner

Overton County Commissioners appointed a new commissioner during last night’s meeting to replace one who recently passed away. The seat in District 3 came open when newly elected commissioner Harlie McCowan passed away in late October. Commissioners had not taken any action on the open seat until now. For more on this story, pick up…

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Billboard Lawsuit Is Ruled As Moot

An ongoing push to add new billboards in Livingston may officially have come to an end. The Court of Appeals of Tennessee at Nashville affirmed the ruling from an Overton County Chancery Court hearing after Roland Digital Media, Inc. (Roland) filed a request for the appellate court to review a lower court’s decision. For more…

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