Announcements 8/14/18

TWRA Memorial Youth Dove Hunt To Be Held

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, in conjunction with The University of Tennessee Middle Tennessee Research Center, will be hosting the 13th Annual Maury County/Steve Brown Memorial Youth Dove Hunt on Saturday, Sept. 8. Boys and girls ages 9-15, who have successfully completed hunter education, are eligible to participate. The participants must be accompanied by one-non hunting adult. Due to space restrictions, the field is limited to the first 60 hunters who register. Events begin at 11 a.m. and will include registration, lunch, clay target range shooting, door prizes, safety orientation, and the dove hunt. The hunt concludes at sunset. To register for the event, visit the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org.

Deadline For CRP Enrollment Approaching

Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminds producers today that the deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is Friday, Aug. 17. Producers wanting to apply for the CRP continuous signup or CRP grasslands should contact their USDA service center. To locate your local FSA office, visit https://www.farmers.gov. More information on CRP can be found at www.fsa.usda.gov/crp.

Board Of Education Meeting To Be Held

Overton County Board of Education will meet in regular session Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Central Office as directed by the Chairman Mike Gilpatrick. The work session will begin at 7 p.m. and the Board meeting immediately following.

Parent-Child Connection Class To Be Held

The Stephens Center support group Parent-Child Connection is to hold a Praise for Being And Doing class as part of their Fall 2018 Series 1 on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stephens Center located at 616 North Church Street in Livingston. For more information, call 823-6432.

Genealogy Classes Announced

The Millard Oakley Public Library’s Genealogy Room will be the location of twice monthly genealogy and history classes.   These will be on a first come basis as seats are available. These classes will be held the second and fourth Thursday of each month beginning at 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. These sessions will be taught by County Historian Ronald Dishman and Louise Stover, both experienced researchers who are members of the Overton County Historical Society. The classes are being held to try and help new beginners as well as others to learn new ideas, techniques, to further their research and solve genealogy puzzles they may have. On Aug. 23, Available Free Internet Sites: what is accessible; how to search them, etc. On Sept. 13, Census Records / Agricultural Census: Internet and book access; other available early census search resources; how to use what can be found; how to decipher, etc. On Sept. 27, obituaries, how to research them; where to look to use them for furthering your research, etc.

Beef Quality Assurance Training To Be Held

Any beef producer who needs their BQA number updated before the October TAEP application period may come to a training to be held Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Overton County Extension Office located at the Joe L. Evins Community Center. For any questions please call Jason at Overton Extension at 823-2735.

4-H Quarterly Plant Sale To Be Held

Overton Extension will be selling locally grown mums from Clydesdale Farms in Rickman. 9-inch pots are in in yellow, orange, purple and white. Colors are limited and substitutes may be made. You may also purchase a gift certificate to pick two of your own at the farm. Proceeds benefit Overton County 4-H Programs. Our spring fundraiser allowed 48 people to attend 4-H camp. Please place your order no later than Monday, Aug. 27 by calling (931) 823-2735.

TAEP Reimbursement Deadline Approaching

Any producer who was awarded cost share on programs and has not sent in their reimbursement packet is reminded that the deadline is Sept. 1. TAEP will not extend any dates for projects to be completed after this date.

American Legion Dance To Be Held

The newly air-conditioned Livingston American Legion and Auxiliary are hosting a dance featuring the 1 Eyd Dawg Band on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 121 S. Church Street. All dances are family friendly and open to the public. Concessions available.

Gov. A.H. Roberts Office Viewing To Be Held

The Livingston Civic and Garden Club will have the office of Gov. A. H. Roberts open for viewing on Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. On this date in 1920, the 19th Amendment was adopted when Gov. Roberts called the Tennessee general assembly back into session and their vote gave women the right to vote nationwide.

 

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