Announcements 12/11/18

Christmas Drama To Be Held

The First United Pentecostal Church of Livingston located on 335 Rickman Road is to hold a Christmas drama “For The Love Of Crud” on Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.

SOCV To Meet

Sons of Confederate Veterans, Myers-Zollicoffer Camp 1990 is to meet on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. at VFW Post 5062 in Livingston.  Jimmy Thompson speaking on a variety of topics in Overton County history. Doors open 6 p.m.  Questions call (931) 783-3767

Sandhill Crane Hunting Season Underway

With the sandhill crane hunting season set to begin in the statewide and southeast zone, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reminding hunters of requirements surrounding this hunt and also a recommended change in the check-in process. This will be the second year for the statewide sandhill crane hunting season. Hunting in the southeast crane zone has a split season. The first segment is from Dec. 1 through Jan 17, 2019. The second is from Jan. 21 to Jan. 27. Daily hours of hunting are a half-hour before sunrise until 3 p.m. EST, 2 p.m. CST. Bag limits depend on the number of tags issued per hunters.

Statewide Waterfowl Hunting Set

The 2018-19 statewide and Reelfoot Zone waterfowl hunting season begins Dec. 1 and will continue until Jan. 27, 2019. Most goose seasons will continue through Feb. 10. Hunting hours, with the exception of the sandhill cranes, are one-half hour before sunrise to sunset (except where otherwise noted). The youth waterfowl hunting season is set for Feb. 2 and Feb. 9, 2019. The season is for youth ages 6-16. This season does not include sandhill cranes.

Commodities To Be Distributed

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Overton County on Tuesday, Dec. 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Livingston Church of Christ 215 E. Main Street in Livingston. Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office.

American Legion Dance To Be Held

Join the fun as the American Legion welcomes back the Slick Nickel Band on Saturday, Dec. 15. The band will be performing at the American Legion Post in Livingston located at 121 S. Church Street from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. All dances are family friendly and open to the public and membership not necessary. Concessions are available.

LPD Accepting Names For Clothes For Christmas Drive

The Livingston Police Department (LPD) “Clothes For Christmas” drive is coming to a close. The department is accepting names of individuals who could use some extra clothes this holiday season with sizes from newborn to adults and styles for boys, girls men and women. If you know of anyone who is in need of some extra clothes, come by the police department and fill out a form.

Those individuals who have turned in names will be allowed to shop for the needed clothes starting on Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. All items are free, thanks to the help of the citizens of Overton County. The clothes will be at Livingston Academy and law enforcement and community organizers will be on hand to help. Starting on Dec. 20 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. and on Dec. 21 the doors will be open for anyone who did not get their names into the LPD from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. The clothes, which includes coats, clothing, accessories and with some toys being available, will given be on a first come first serve basis, so be sure to get your information into the LPD.

This year’s clothes drive has been a big success and it is all in thanks to the great citizens of Overton County. It is a true reminder that the citizens of Overton County are willing to help to ensure everyone has a great holiday season and bring many smiles this Christmas holiday.


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