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Court Cases Are Resolved

Guilty Plea Results In Probation A Monroe woman with multiple drug-related charges entered a guilty plea in Overton County Criminal Court last Tuesday, resulting in probation. Georgie Ayers, 58 of Monroe, was indicted in September 2019 on four counts of criminal charges including: two counts of sale of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (morphine) in…

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Beer Board Is Favored In Ruling

A Hilham woman filed suit against the Overton County Beer Board after being denied a beer permit for her business. Gabrielle Felicia Ayers of Hilham filed suit in conjunction with her business, The Old Crossroads Market and Eatery, in December 2019 after her application for a permit to sell beer for on-site consumption was denied.…

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Chamber Touts App. Progress

The Livingston – Overton County Chamber of Commerce, jointly with the City of Livingston, recently announced their effort in the completion of the Tennessee Main Street Application in hopes to become a Main Street Destination. The Main Street Program focuses on a four-point approach that encourages economic development, revitalization and preservation of downtowns as well…

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Honoring Their Service And Sacrifice

While many people are still wary of gathering in crowds, the Livingston American Legion Post 4 and Overton County Honor Guard still took the time to remember those who have fallen in war and paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country. An abbreviated version of the regular Memorial Day remembrance was held Monday on the…

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Ending The Stigma

Anyone who has had experience with mental illness, personally or professionally, can tell you that despite advances in psychiatry and psychology, a great deal of stigma remains. Mental illness has a long history of being stigmatized in societies around the globe. From being thought of as the mark of the devil, to being considered a…

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Livingston Awarded Grant Funds

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner Clay Bright recently announced the award of $10,328,312 Transportation Alternatives Grants statewide in Tennessee. Livingston has been awarded $450,000 for Courthouse Plaza improvements, including construction of sidewalks around the courthouse plaza. The project also includes relocation of the Veterans Memorial, curbs and gutters, drainage improvements…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 5/26/20

Harold S. Gore Harold S. Gore, 77, of Livingston passed away May 17 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. Private funeral services were held May 19. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. Masonic services were held at graveside. Bro. Bruce Mullinix officiated. He was born on July 4, 1942 in Overton County. He was a…

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Obituaries 5/19/20

Jackie Daniel Puckett Jackie Daniel Puckett, 69, of Monroe passed away May 9 from Livingston Regional Hospital. Graveside services were held at the Good Hope Cemetery with military honors provided at graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. He was born in Detroit, Mich. on Feb. 8, 1951. He was a Christian and a…

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Obituaries 5/12/20

Charlie William Dailey Charlie William Dailey, 91, passed away May 2 at Celina Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services were held May 5 at the Hamilton Addition Fitzgerald Cemetery with Bro. Eric Copas officiating. He shared his life with so many. He was “Shanghai” to old friends, “Pa” to his grandsons and “Popi” to his great grandchildren.…

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Recent News

Court Cases Are Resolved

Guilty Plea Results In Probation A Monroe woman with multiple drug-related charges entered a guilty plea in Overton County Criminal Court last Tuesday, resulting in probation. Georgie Ayers, 58 of Monroe, was indicted in September 2019 on four counts of criminal charges including: two counts of sale of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (morphine) in…

Read More
Beer Board Is Favored In Ruling

A Hilham woman filed suit against the Overton County Beer Board after being denied a beer permit for her business. Gabrielle Felicia Ayers of Hilham filed suit in conjunction with her business, The Old Crossroads Market and Eatery, in December 2019 after her application for a permit to sell beer for on-site consumption was denied.…

Read More
Chamber Touts App. Progress

The Livingston – Overton County Chamber of Commerce, jointly with the City of Livingston, recently announced their effort in the completion of the Tennessee Main Street Application in hopes to become a Main Street Destination. The Main Street Program focuses on a four-point approach that encourages economic development, revitalization and preservation of downtowns as well…

Read More
Honoring Their Service And Sacrifice

While many people are still wary of gathering in crowds, the Livingston American Legion Post 4 and Overton County Honor Guard still took the time to remember those who have fallen in war and paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country. An abbreviated version of the regular Memorial Day remembrance was held Monday on the…

Read More
Ending The Stigma

Anyone who has had experience with mental illness, personally or professionally, can tell you that despite advances in psychiatry and psychology, a great deal of stigma remains. Mental illness has a long history of being stigmatized in societies around the globe. From being thought of as the mark of the devil, to being considered a…

Read More
Livingston Awarded Grant Funds

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner Clay Bright recently announced the award of $10,328,312 Transportation Alternatives Grants statewide in Tennessee. Livingston has been awarded $450,000 for Courthouse Plaza improvements, including construction of sidewalks around the courthouse plaza. The project also includes relocation of the Veterans Memorial, curbs and gutters, drainage improvements…

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