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Help Needed For Homeless Count

January 11, 2022

Homelessness advocates in Overton County will need volunteers in an attempt to get an accurate count of the homeless population later this month. The annual “Point in Time”, or PIT, count will take place during the night of Jan. 25. In the Upper Cumberland, Homeless Advocacy of Rural TN (HART) assists the federal government with…

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LRH Joining New Company

November 2, 2021

Livingston Regional Hospital will soon be under a new ownership group. Current owner, HighPoint Health System, made that announcement on Oct. 26. After HighPoint’s planned acquisition of Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare is complete, LRH, along with 18 other of LifePoint’s hospitals and healthcare facilities, will become part of a new company, ScionHealth. David Cox, Director of…

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Fight The Flu Day Nov. 9

November 2, 2021

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be on everyone’s mind, health care workers want to also stress the importance of fighting the flu. Megan Reeder of the Overton Co. Health Department said the health department is currently offering flu shots daily, but they are about to ramp up efforts to get the community vaccinated. “We…

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School Board Updates Closing Policy

November 2, 2021

The Overton County School Board has updated its emergency closing policy to address how it handles canceling high school sporting events. According to the previous board policy, the principal of the high school was responsible to decide on canceling high school games. Under the revised policy, the decision will be made by an executive committee…

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Stadium Costs Increase, Cuts Made

October 26, 2021

A number of changes have been made to the Livingston Academy Football stadium plans in the wake of a ballooning price tag. On September 30, some members of the Overton County School Board met with the stadium’s designers. It was there that they learned the budget for the construction of a new stadium had almost…

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating On Saturday

October 26, 2021

Halloween festivities, including trick-or-treating, in Livingston will take place on Saturday this year. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes said city hall had received many calls asking about the holiday since it occurs on a Sunday. Livingston joins a number of Upper Cumberland communities, including Gainesboro, that have decided to recognize Halloween on Saturday. For more on…

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Obituaries 1-18-22

January 18, 2022

Wanda Robbins Wanda Robbins, 81, of Allons, passed away Jan. 10 at her residence. Funeral services were held Jan. 12 from the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Timmy Ray officiating. Interment followed in the McFerrin Cemetery. She was born Nov. 25, 1940 in Jackson County. She attended Allons Baptist Church and was a…

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Obituaries 1-11-22

January 11, 2022

Michael Shawn Walker Michael Shawn Walker, 45, of Rickman, passed away Jan. 4 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 8 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Wayne Sullivan officiating. Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery. He was born July 23, 1976 in Livingston. He…

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Obituaries 11-2-2021

November 2, 2021

Kathleen “Kat” McCoin Kathleen “Kat” McCoin, age 55, of Murfreesboro, has walked thru Heaven’s Gate on October 23, 2021 to her eternal home where God has wiped away all of her tears; where there is no more death, no sorrow, nor crying, no more pain. Kathleen is preceded in death by: her son, Travis Dakota…

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Recent News

Help Needed For Homeless Count

January 11, 2022

Homelessness advocates in Overton County will need volunteers in an attempt to get an accurate count of the homeless population later this month. The annual “Point in Time”, or PIT, count will take place during the night of Jan. 25. In the Upper Cumberland, Homeless Advocacy of Rural TN (HART) assists the federal government with…

Read More

LRH Joining New Company

November 2, 2021

Livingston Regional Hospital will soon be under a new ownership group. Current owner, HighPoint Health System, made that announcement on Oct. 26. After HighPoint’s planned acquisition of Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare is complete, LRH, along with 18 other of LifePoint’s hospitals and healthcare facilities, will become part of a new company, ScionHealth. David Cox, Director of…

Read More

Fight The Flu Day Nov. 9

November 2, 2021

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be on everyone’s mind, health care workers want to also stress the importance of fighting the flu. Megan Reeder of the Overton Co. Health Department said the health department is currently offering flu shots daily, but they are about to ramp up efforts to get the community vaccinated. “We…

Read More

School Board Updates Closing Policy

November 2, 2021

The Overton County School Board has updated its emergency closing policy to address how it handles canceling high school sporting events. According to the previous board policy, the principal of the high school was responsible to decide on canceling high school games. Under the revised policy, the decision will be made by an executive committee…

Read More

Stadium Costs Increase, Cuts Made

October 26, 2021

A number of changes have been made to the Livingston Academy Football stadium plans in the wake of a ballooning price tag. On September 30, some members of the Overton County School Board met with the stadium’s designers. It was there that they learned the budget for the construction of a new stadium had almost…

Read More

Halloween Trick-Or-Treating On Saturday

October 26, 2021

Halloween festivities, including trick-or-treating, in Livingston will take place on Saturday this year. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes said city hall had received many calls asking about the holiday since it occurs on a Sunday. Livingston joins a number of Upper Cumberland communities, including Gainesboro, that have decided to recognize Halloween on Saturday. For more on…

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