Homecoming Royalty…

The 2018 Livingston Academy Homecoming Queen is Jaycee Hammock. She is the daughter of Jason and Jackie Hammock of Livingston. She was escorted by senior football player Dylan Cantrell. He is the son of Shannon Cantrell of Livingston and Scott Cantrell of Alpine. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Wildcats Take Down Owls 24-14

Since 2012, the Wildcats of Livingston Academy have won three games against Smith County in the series. This season, the wildcats were looking to stop a two game losing streak. The Owls of Smith County was the homecoming foe. The Owls took the opening kick off and went three and out. The Wildcats then got…

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Announcements 9/25/18

Fall Festival To Be Held Hilham Elementary will have an Annual Fall Festival on Sept. 28. The PTO supper will run from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The crowning of the royalty will be at 5:30 p.m. with the games and other events to follow. The event will have a live auction, a cake auction…

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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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Fire Destroys Semi Truck

The cab of a Freightliner semi truck melted overnight in a lot at Tennessee Mills on Thursday night. The semi truck was having electrical problems in Athens and was towed back to Livingston where it rested at Tennessee Mills, according to truck owner Jeremy Riddle. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Legals 9/25/18

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF OVERTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE SHELIA BLANKENSHIP, JEFFERY WAYNE HAWKINS And COTY WAYLON HAWKINS, PETITIONERS VS. ASHLEY MILLER RESPONDENT, In Re: PEYTON ZACHERY HAWKINS d.o.b. 10/20/1991 CASE NO. 18-JV-79   ORDER OF PUBLICATION It appearing unto this Honorable Court that the Petitioners having filed a Motion for Service by Publication, and the…

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OCHR Discusses $5 Mil. Bond

After the Overton County Health and Rehab Board of Directors decided to put capital improvements off for another year, the facility is still stuck with making interest payments on the $5 million bond without breaking any ground on the additions to the facility. The board met on Thursday to discuss the reported bond payment impact.…

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A Girl And Her Ghoul

The connection made among kindred spirits can promote our plans, create extraordinary memories and take us through a thrilling adventure of a lifetime, but these special souls do not always appear as one would expect – especially if they are a Halloween ghoul. It was four years ago that the Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce…

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Butler Faces Indictment

A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple local and state agencies has resulted in a multiple-count indictment against a former operator of a Putnam County group home. On April 10, and at the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI…

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