Announcements 4/6/21

Drive Thru COVID-19 Testing Locations

Traditional testing is now available Monday through Friday at the Overton County Fairgrounds from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

The Stephens Center Parent-Child Connection

Spring 2021, Series II: Wednesdays 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sessions are held at the Stephens Center, located at 616 North Church St., Livingston. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within the series. There is no charge for PCC sessions. April 14: “Ignoring Behaviors.” For more information, call 832-6432.

UCDD Offers Relative Caregiver, Housing Assistance

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 Development 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 2021. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if you are interested in attending this meeting. For housing assistance, while caring for a minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Head Start Applications

L.B.J. & C. Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3-5 years of age for all children including children with disabilities in a full day program. School Readiness and well-being of children is the primary goal at L.B.J. & C. Head Start. L.B.J. & C. Head Start serves children virtually and traditionally and also focuses on family well-being. Head Start assists families in obtaining their GED, furthering education, seeking employment, obtain affordable housing and much more. For more information call (931) 823-1757.

Wildland Fire Field Day

The Tennessee Division of Forestry welcomes everyone to a wildland fire field day ay Pickett State Forrest on Saturday, April 10 at 10 a.m. There will be: Smokey Bear, Wildland Fire Equipment, Talks and a Live Controlled Burn. The event will be held at Watson Branch field.

Overton County Kindergarten Pre-registration

Overton County Kindergarten Pre-registration will be Monday, April 12. This will be in-person or call in. Call your school to schedule an appointment.

County Commission

The Overton County Commission will meet Monday, April 12 at 5 p.m. at the Overton County Courthouse for their regularly scheduled meeting.

Board of Directors Meeting

The L.B.J. & C. Development Corporation Board of Director’s will hold their bi-monthly meeting Tuesday, April 13 at the L.B.J.& C. Development Corporation, 1150 Chocolate Drive, Cookeville. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Commodity Distribution

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Overton County (Hanging Limb) on Tuesday, April 13, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Hanging Limb Fire Department. Sign up will be available at the distribution site. The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.

Blood Drive

The Fairground Volunteer Fire Station will be hosting a blood drive on Saturday, April 17 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the fire station parking lot.

Benefit For Steven Smith

Steven Smith was diagnosed with Moya Moya, which is a rare chronic and progressive condition of the arteries in the brain. A benefit to support his medical and living expenses will be held May 1 at the Joe L. Evins Community Center. Auction will begin at 4 p.m.




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