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Somewhere In VA On The Appalachian Trail

After hiking through a forest on the slopes of Mount Rogers, a Livingston man was hit by a hailstorm on the highest natural point of the mountain in Virginia during a 2,181-mile-long trek along the Appalachian Trail. Surrounded by half dollar sized pieces of hail, Anthony Woolbright, who was aged 23 at the time, was…

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Judge Is Set To Consider Closing Of East Fork Lane

Progression has been made toward the chancery court ruling to determine whether East Fork Lane Road is a public or private roadway, as the Overton County Government recently petitioned for a declaratory judgment on the matter. While a court ruling must first be made to determine whether the two respondents listed on the petition are…

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Overton County Receives $125K For School Safety

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen announced that all 147 school districts in Tennessee have completed the first-ever statewide assessment of school facilities and safety procedures. Additionally, all districts have submitted applications to receive their allocations of the $35 million school security funding and may now use these funds to implement…

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Alleged Rapist Receives Sentence

An alleged rapist of a minor was sentenced to a reported six years imprisonment at 45 percent after he was seen in a September session of Overton County Criminal Court last week. Daniel Eugene Johnson, 35 of Livingston, was indicted on Feb. 1, 2016, on rape charges between the dates of June 20 through June…

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Wildcats Air Attack Takes Down Eagles 42-14

A trip up Highway 52 on Friday night found the Livingston Academy Wildcats in Sumner County to take on the Eagles of Westmoreland. The Wildcats led the all-time series with the Eagles at three wins and no defeats. Livingston Academy went into the game with a 4-3 record and the Westmoreland Eagles came in at…

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Man Cited After Motorcycle Crash

A man driving a motorcycle, reportedly without a motorcycle license, was injured in a one-vehicle crash just after being reported earlier as a reckless driver on Thursday afternoon. The motorcyclist, who was later identified as Chastin L. Smith, 24, was traveling along Hwy. 111 when he was reported as a reckless driver, according to a…

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Obits 10/9/18

Voenado Taylor Voenado Stover Taylor, 90 of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 6 from the Dogwood Cottages in Livingston. Funeral services were held on Oct. 8 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Bro. Keith Emrich officiated. Interment followed in the Nelson Cemetery. She was born in Pickett County on July 17, 1928. She loved…

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Obits 10/2/18

Donald Leroy Keith Donald Leroy Keith, 85 of Allons, passed away on Sept. 22 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Private graveside services were held on Sept. 24 from the McFerrin Cemetery in Allons. Pastor Daniel Graham and Pastor John Hanson officiated. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. He was born…

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Obits 9/25/18

Donald Eithel Groce Donald E. Groce, 67 of Livingston, passed away on Sept. 20 at his home. Funeral services were held on Sept. 23 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County on Jan. 7, 1951. He loved being in the outdoors…

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Recent News

Somewhere In VA On The Appalachian Trail

After hiking through a forest on the slopes of Mount Rogers, a Livingston man was hit by a hailstorm on the highest natural point of the mountain in Virginia during a 2,181-mile-long trek along the Appalachian Trail. Surrounded by half dollar sized pieces of hail, Anthony Woolbright, who was aged 23 at the time, was…

Read More
Judge Is Set To Consider Closing Of East Fork Lane

Progression has been made toward the chancery court ruling to determine whether East Fork Lane Road is a public or private roadway, as the Overton County Government recently petitioned for a declaratory judgment on the matter. While a court ruling must first be made to determine whether the two respondents listed on the petition are…

Read More
Overton County Receives $125K For School Safety

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen announced that all 147 school districts in Tennessee have completed the first-ever statewide assessment of school facilities and safety procedures. Additionally, all districts have submitted applications to receive their allocations of the $35 million school security funding and may now use these funds to implement…

Read More
Alleged Rapist Receives Sentence

An alleged rapist of a minor was sentenced to a reported six years imprisonment at 45 percent after he was seen in a September session of Overton County Criminal Court last week. Daniel Eugene Johnson, 35 of Livingston, was indicted on Feb. 1, 2016, on rape charges between the dates of June 20 through June…

Read More
Wildcats Air Attack Takes Down Eagles 42-14

A trip up Highway 52 on Friday night found the Livingston Academy Wildcats in Sumner County to take on the Eagles of Westmoreland. The Wildcats led the all-time series with the Eagles at three wins and no defeats. Livingston Academy went into the game with a 4-3 record and the Westmoreland Eagles came in at…

Read More
Man Cited After Motorcycle Crash

A man driving a motorcycle, reportedly without a motorcycle license, was injured in a one-vehicle crash just after being reported earlier as a reckless driver on Thursday afternoon. The motorcyclist, who was later identified as Chastin L. Smith, 24, was traveling along Hwy. 111 when he was reported as a reckless driver, according to a…

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