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Scenic Route Awarded National Designation

February 23, 2021

The Cumberland Historic Byway has been designated a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In earning the new scenic designation, the route and surrounding communities will have greater access to federal grant funding from the National Scenic Byway Program and national marketing from the America’s Byways program. “We are thrilled that the…

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Sells Passed By For Mr. Basketball

February 23, 2021

  By Jesse Fuhrman A few weeks ago the nominees for Mr. Basketball for the state of Tennessee were announced. The list had some very good players on it. Grant Strong and Grant Slatten, two electric 6-5 combo guards, the latter of whom is an Ole Miss commit, made the list in their respective divisions.…

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Next Vaccination Phase Announced

February 23, 2021

  Tennessee will begin registering Tennesseans aged 65 and older and those in Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan COVID-19 for vaccinations on Feb. 22. Phase 1b includes staff members of kindergarten through 12th grade schools and child care facilities. “Tennessee has administered more than one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine so far,…

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Red Cross Seeks Donations After Ice Storm

February 23, 2021

Following record-breaking cold and winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 10,000 blood and platelet donations in parts of the U.S. in February, the American Red Cross is urging healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give now to ensure blood products are available for patient emergencies when help cannot wait.…

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Ice Storm Wreaks Havoc

February 23, 2021

    Although the ice and snow are beautiful in sight, they both have proven to be dangerous and troublesome after last week’s back-to-back winter storms—leaving thousands powerless in the frigid temperatures. After the start of the storm early last Monday morning, ice began to accumulate up to nearly two inches in some areas in…

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OCBOE Discusses Interim Contract

February 17, 2021

The Overton County Board of Education met in regular session last Tuesday and discussed the contract for the new Interim Director Dr. Donnie Holman. The board met and discussed the contract of Interim Director Holman, which will be set to end June 30, 2022. According to Chairman Jarman Hicks, Holman’s salary will be comparable—not exact—to…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 2/23/21

February 23, 2021

Ralph Arnold McGinley Ralph Arnold McGinley, 74, of the Windle Community passed away Feb. 17. Celebration of Life services will be conducted at a later date. He was born Dec. 12, 1946 in Lynchburg, Va. He was retired from the United States Air Force and a member of the Livingston Church of Jesus Christ of…

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Obituaries 2/16/21

February 17, 2021

Ann Houser Funeral services for Mrs. Ann J. Houser, age 79 of Livingston, was held Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at West End Church of Christ in Livingston. Bro. Kerry Duke will officiate. Her family received friends Tuesday evening at 5 p.m. until service time at the church. Interment took place Wednesday, Feb. 10…

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Obituaries 2/9/21

February 9, 2021

Lance Jackson Lance David Jackson, 22, of Rickman, passed away Jan. 30 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Funeral services were held on Feb. 3 at Netherland Church of Christ. Interment followed in Netherland Cemetery. Bro. Mark Loftis and Dr. Donnie Holman officiated. He was born October 24, 1998 in Cookeville to David…

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Recent News

Scenic Route Awarded National Designation

February 23, 2021

The Cumberland Historic Byway has been designated a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In earning the new scenic designation, the route and surrounding communities will have greater access to federal grant funding from the National Scenic Byway Program and national marketing from the America’s Byways program. “We are thrilled that the…

Read More

Sells Passed By For Mr. Basketball

February 23, 2021

  By Jesse Fuhrman A few weeks ago the nominees for Mr. Basketball for the state of Tennessee were announced. The list had some very good players on it. Grant Strong and Grant Slatten, two electric 6-5 combo guards, the latter of whom is an Ole Miss commit, made the list in their respective divisions.…

Read More

Next Vaccination Phase Announced

February 23, 2021

  Tennessee will begin registering Tennesseans aged 65 and older and those in Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan COVID-19 for vaccinations on Feb. 22. Phase 1b includes staff members of kindergarten through 12th grade schools and child care facilities. “Tennessee has administered more than one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine so far,…

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Red Cross Seeks Donations After Ice Storm

February 23, 2021

Following record-breaking cold and winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 10,000 blood and platelet donations in parts of the U.S. in February, the American Red Cross is urging healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give now to ensure blood products are available for patient emergencies when help cannot wait.…

Read More

Ice Storm Wreaks Havoc

February 23, 2021

    Although the ice and snow are beautiful in sight, they both have proven to be dangerous and troublesome after last week’s back-to-back winter storms—leaving thousands powerless in the frigid temperatures. After the start of the storm early last Monday morning, ice began to accumulate up to nearly two inches in some areas in…

Read More

OCBOE Discusses Interim Contract

February 17, 2021

The Overton County Board of Education met in regular session last Tuesday and discussed the contract for the new Interim Director Dr. Donnie Holman. The board met and discussed the contract of Interim Director Holman, which will be set to end June 30, 2022. According to Chairman Jarman Hicks, Holman’s salary will be comparable—not exact—to…

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