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Marijuana Decriminalization In Tenn. To Be Considered

State lawmakers are tackling whether marijuana should be legalized in Tennessee. Rep. Rick Staples (D-Knoxville) introduced a bill that would change Tennessee’s controlled substances laws to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana statewide. It would also authorize counties to hold referendum elections to allow marijuana growing, manufacturing, delivery and retail sales within their boundaries.…

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Harvill Guilty Of Vehicular Homicide; Assault

A Monterey man was sentenced to 10 years to serve last Tuesday in Overton County Criminal Court. After a two-day jury trial in November, he was found guilty in court of all charges presented against him. Shannon C. Harvill, 47, of Monterey was found guilty after the death of Shannon Cook, 27, of Crawford. For…

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Sheriff Warns Of Tax Scams

With tax time approaching, Sheriff John Garrett wants to warn local residents to be on the lookout for IRS scams. The sheriff wants to warn people that scammers will call people, claim to be an IRS representative and demand money. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

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Welcome Home…

LMS 5th grader Elijah Wilborn was surprised with a visit from his father, Spc. Dustin Wilborn, who has just returned from a 10-month deployment to Poland. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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Flu Is Now Hitting Overton County

Overton Countians are bracing for a bad flu season. According to reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there have been four pediatric deaths related to the flu in the state of Tennessee—two in Middle Tennessee and two in the Eastern part of the state. Only influenza deaths involving pediatric patients and pregnant women…

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School Board Considers Pay Increase

Overton County School Board members failed to give themselves a raise at last week’s meeting. The Overton County Board of Education met in their regularly scheduled meeting and discussed raising the board member’s pay per meeting to the same amount as county commission in the 2020-2021 school year. Dolphus Dial made a motion for approval,…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/28/20

Jackie Donaldson Funeral services for Mrs. Jackie Donaldson, age 73, of Cookeville, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Cookeville First Baptist Church. Pastor Scott McKinney officiatec. Interment followed in the Sylvester Robins Cemetery in Monroe. Her family received friends Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston…

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Obituaries 1/21/20

Wayne Hancock Wayne Hancock, 75, of Monroe passed away Jan. 14 from the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 18 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Hancock Cemetery. Bro. Aaron Dillon officiated. He was born in Overton County. He was a 1962 graduate of Livingston Academy. He…

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Obits 1/14/20

Mildred Louise Conaster Mildred Louise Danner Conaster, 88, of Livingston passed away Dec. 30 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held Jan. 3 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Potter West Cemetery. Bro. John Copeland officiated. She was born Jan. 23, 1931 in Overton County. She was…

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Recent News

Marijuana Decriminalization In Tenn. To Be Considered

State lawmakers are tackling whether marijuana should be legalized in Tennessee. Rep. Rick Staples (D-Knoxville) introduced a bill that would change Tennessee’s controlled substances laws to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana statewide. It would also authorize counties to hold referendum elections to allow marijuana growing, manufacturing, delivery and retail sales within their boundaries.…

Read More
Harvill Guilty Of Vehicular Homicide; Assault

A Monterey man was sentenced to 10 years to serve last Tuesday in Overton County Criminal Court. After a two-day jury trial in November, he was found guilty in court of all charges presented against him. Shannon C. Harvill, 47, of Monterey was found guilty after the death of Shannon Cook, 27, of Crawford. For…

Read More
Sheriff Warns Of Tax Scams

With tax time approaching, Sheriff John Garrett wants to warn local residents to be on the lookout for IRS scams. The sheriff wants to warn people that scammers will call people, claim to be an IRS representative and demand money. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

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Welcome Home…

LMS 5th grader Elijah Wilborn was surprised with a visit from his father, Spc. Dustin Wilborn, who has just returned from a 10-month deployment to Poland. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

Read More
Flu Is Now Hitting Overton County

Overton Countians are bracing for a bad flu season. According to reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there have been four pediatric deaths related to the flu in the state of Tennessee—two in Middle Tennessee and two in the Eastern part of the state. Only influenza deaths involving pediatric patients and pregnant women…

Read More
School Board Considers Pay Increase

Overton County School Board members failed to give themselves a raise at last week’s meeting. The Overton County Board of Education met in their regularly scheduled meeting and discussed raising the board member’s pay per meeting to the same amount as county commission in the 2020-2021 school year. Dolphus Dial made a motion for approval,…

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