Announcements 3/12/19

Overton County

Extension To Host Lawn Maintenance Field Day

Are you interested in learning more about lawn grasses and all other topics associated with maintaining a nice, healthy lawn? If so, drop by the UT Extension office Tuesday, March 19 at 1 p.m. for an educational field day on lawns and maintenance. This class will cover topics and have live demonstrations such as soil testing, identifying grass and weeds, seeding, aeration, fertilization, weed control and lawn mower care. The free event will take place at the Overton UT Extension office located at the Joe L. Evins Community Center. The class will be presented by UT Agriculture Agent Jason Garrett. For questions please call the office at 823-2735 and UT Extension offers equal opportunities in programs and employment.

Upper Cumberland Small Ruminant Conference

Overton County Extension along with other counties in the Upper Cumberland region are offering a two day class on goat and sheep production March 22-23 at the Smith County Livestock Center in Carthage. This is an excellent opportunity for goat and sheep producers to learn more on all topics of small ruminant production. The class also enables producers to obtain a small ruminant certificate to participate in the Tennessee Ag Enhancement program. Please call Overton Extension at 823-2735 to register and for details. Class cost is $75 to obtain a certificate, or $25 if only want to go one day. UT Extension offers equal opportunities in programs and employment.

American Legion Dance To Be Held

The American Legion welcomes the Take 5 Band for an evening of and music on Saturday, March 16 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the American Legion Post in Livingston located at 121 S. Church Street. All dances are family friendly and open to the public. Membership is not necessary. Concessions are available.

Ombudsman Volunteer Opportunity To Be Held

Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland, Inc. is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic, and skilled communicators to be volunteer Ombudsmen. As a volunteer ombudsman, you will be assigned to a specific long-term care facility, working to ensure that the resident’s rights are being protected. You will help residents with problems they are unable to resolve alone. Volunteer ombudsmen dedicate three hours per week to this job. Ongoing training and support are provided. For more information, please call Kim Fowler at (931) 432-4210.

Caregiver Support Group To Meet

On March 19, the Upper Cumberland Development District / Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) will hold its caregiver support group meetings in Livingston. The meetings are for anyone caring for another individual. Livingston’s meeting will be held at Millard Oakley Library located at 107 E Main Street in Livingston from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Relative Child

Support Group

To Be Held

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Developments District toll free at 1-877-275-8233. A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during the month of March. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if you are interested in attending this meeting. For housing assistance while caring for minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Board Of Education

To Meet

The Overton County Board of Education will meet in regular session on Tuesday, March 19 at the Central Office as directed by Chairman William Abston. The board meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the work session is immediately following.

Parents Night For

Incoming Freshmen

To Be Held

Eighth grade students and their parents are encouraged to come learn more about registering for high school at the Livingston Academy Incoming Freshmen Parent Nights for the Class of 2023. On Tuesday, March 19 for Rickman, Wilson and Allons and on Thursday, March 21 for LMS and Hilham in the LA Mini Theatre at 6 p.m.



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