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County Budget Closer To Being Finalized

Overton County Commissioners are one step closer to finalizing a budget for the 2019-2020 tax year, as they met last week to go over several items. Commissioners went over non-profit funding, the E-911 budget, the Overton County Health and Rehab budget and the school budget when they met Thursday night. The commissioners also discussed the…

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No Tax Increase For City Residents

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen met last night in a called meeting and approved next fiscal year’s budget on first reading – a budget with no property tax increase. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes went over what he called the highlights of the budget and answered questions for the aldermen. Some of those highlights…

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Woman Indicted For Senior Exploitation

In January of 2019, a report of possible financial exploitation was reviewed by the VAPIT (Vulnerable Adult Protective Investigative Team). Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into the report that Cynthia Renea Carr, a former house manager for a home care giving agency was financially exploiting some of the residents.…

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Parks To Host Events For Students

Tennessee State Parks are offering volunteer events at 54 of the 56 state parks for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours. Most of the events are on Saturday, June 22. “This is an excellent opportunity for Tennessee Promise students to meet their requirements and be a part of the outdoors at the…

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Police Busy As Summer Begins

Livingston Police have been busy since June started, making arrests on both June 1 and June 2 in separate incidents. It all started on June 1 when police saw a man standing in the street in his underwear yelling and screaming. Officer Jon Smith was on patrol on Cullom Street and spotted the man around…

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Aldermen Approve Building Inspector

Livingston Aldermen approved the pick for a new building inspector last night, as Kristian Mansell was unanimously approved by the board. Mansell was tagged to replace former inspector Darius Sims, who recently retired. The action came during the regular session meeting of the Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen. For more on this story, pick…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 6-11-19

Bobbie Sue Waller Bobbie Sue Waller, 72, of Rickman, passed away on May 30 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on June 1 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Poplar Springs Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on March 23, 1947. She loved her family, enjoyed tending…

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Obituaries 6/4/19

Betty Ruth Qualls Betty Ruth Qualls, 71, of Livingston, passed away on May 28 at her residence. Funeral services were held on May 30 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Bro. Roger Bybee. Interment followed in the Walnut Grove Cemetery in Overton County. She was born in Jamestown on Jan. 30, 1948.…

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Obituaries 5/21/19

Kimble Howard Maynord Kimble Howard Maynord, 80, passed away May 8, after and extended illness. Born July 16, 1938, in Allons, Mr. Maynord was the son of the late Vess and Johanna Maynord. He was a 1956 graduate of Livingston Academy. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Tennessee Tech University in 1961.…

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Recent News

County Budget Closer To Being Finalized

Overton County Commissioners are one step closer to finalizing a budget for the 2019-2020 tax year, as they met last week to go over several items. Commissioners went over non-profit funding, the E-911 budget, the Overton County Health and Rehab budget and the school budget when they met Thursday night. The commissioners also discussed the…

Read More
No Tax Increase For City Residents

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen met last night in a called meeting and approved next fiscal year’s budget on first reading – a budget with no property tax increase. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes went over what he called the highlights of the budget and answered questions for the aldermen. Some of those highlights…

Read More
Woman Indicted For Senior Exploitation

In January of 2019, a report of possible financial exploitation was reviewed by the VAPIT (Vulnerable Adult Protective Investigative Team). Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into the report that Cynthia Renea Carr, a former house manager for a home care giving agency was financially exploiting some of the residents.…

Read More
Parks To Host Events For Students

Tennessee State Parks are offering volunteer events at 54 of the 56 state parks for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours. Most of the events are on Saturday, June 22. “This is an excellent opportunity for Tennessee Promise students to meet their requirements and be a part of the outdoors at the…

Read More
Police Busy As Summer Begins

Livingston Police have been busy since June started, making arrests on both June 1 and June 2 in separate incidents. It all started on June 1 when police saw a man standing in the street in his underwear yelling and screaming. Officer Jon Smith was on patrol on Cullom Street and spotted the man around…

Read More
Aldermen Approve Building Inspector

Livingston Aldermen approved the pick for a new building inspector last night, as Kristian Mansell was unanimously approved by the board. Mansell was tagged to replace former inspector Darius Sims, who recently retired. The action came during the regular session meeting of the Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen. For more on this story, pick…

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