House Fire On Mirage Drive In Rickman

A rental house on 234 Mirage Drive in Rickman went up in flames on Monday evening. Renter of the home Daniel Jackson told the Enterprise that he was watching television in the living room when he heard a “popping sound” coming from the dining room. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Freak Fireworks Accident Results In Fire

Major damages to a family’s garage occurred on Independence Day in a freak accident with fireworks. The Putnam County Fire Department was dispatched to a residence near the Putnam County line located on 3411 Northwind Drive after a house fire reportedly occurred at 11:03 p.m., July 4. For more on this story, pick up a…

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First Automatic Machine Gun Is Here

The world’s first automatic machine gun, the influence of several other spectacle guns reportedly used through WWI and WWII, can be found at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall (VFW) and the American Legion and Auxiliary Post 4 in Livingston. Developed by Hiram Maxim, an American inventor also popular for other innovations like the hair-curling…

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Man Pointing Gun Detained

Two men went into custody after an altercation on Celina Highway concerning a firearm on Monday afternoon, July 9. According to Jacob Boswell, the Livingston Police Department responded to a complaint of a drunk driver when the reported vehicle pulled into the driveway of a residence along Celina Highway. One individual (seen in the photo)…

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Memorial Dedications Help Library

Books have always been timeless, thoughtful gifts. They are given to cherished friends and relatives offering appreciation, excitement or comfort through the many trials and triumphs experienced in a lifetime. A good book may provide the reader that perfect answer to a problem, a wild journey into a distant land or simply to provide an…

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Obits 7/10/18

Inez Thrasher Inez Thrasher, 85 of the Fellowship Community passed away on July 8 in the comfort of her home. Funeral services were held on July 13 at Livingston First Baptist Church. Bro. Scott Allred officiated. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was…

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Announcements 7/10/18

Independence School Reunion To Be Held Independence Community Center is to hold a school reunion at the Community Center from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 14. The event is for anyone who attended or just visited Independence School to meet and enjoy friendship with old classmates. Boles/Neal Reunion To Be Held Please…

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Legals 7/10/18

NOTICE AMY MARIE SELLS RYAN BO CRAVENS The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services, has filed a Petition to Declare Child Dependent and Neglected as to Amy Marie Sells and Ryan Bo Cravens. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. You are hereby ORDERED…

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Child’s Accident Under Investigation

After a toddler in Hilham suffered lacerations to the head on Friday night, June 29, an investigation immerged by Tennessee Highway Patrol. An EMS call was dispatched at 7:45 p.m. according to an Overton/Pickett E-911 Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) Incident Report. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

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School Board Approves Curriculum

The Overton County School Board held a work session to discuss a new English curriculum for Kindergarten through third grade students last night with a regular meeting immediately following. The Board discussed Core Knowledge English Language Arts (CKELA), a curriculum that would be aimed for Kindergarten through the third grade. For more on this story,…

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