Residents Voice Concern Over Cell Phone Tower

A group of residents in the area of McCormick Road in Livingston attended the Overton County Highway and Property Committee meeting last Tuesday to voice their concerns over the new Verizon cell phone tower that was being constructed in their neighborhood. “I just don’t want it there. You shouldn’t have to live next to something…

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Veterans Are Honored Here

“The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas McArthur As the volunteer state, Tennessee has seen its share of young men and women being shipped off to war. Some came home, some didn’t and some who…

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Obits 11/14/17

Imogene Poston Seamstress Reba Imogene Vance Poston, 90, of Livingston, passed away on Nov. 7 from the NHC Healthcare in Cookeville. Funeral services were held on Nov. 11 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Okolona Cemetery. She was born on March 24, 1927 in Overton County. She attended Rocky Mound…

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Announcements 11/14/17

UT Fall Heifer And Cow Sale Scheduled UT Plateau Research and Education Center will hold a registered bred heifer and cow sale Friday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Sale location is 320 Experiment Station Road, Crossville, TN. For sale list and additional information call Jason at 823-2735 or Plateau station at 931-484-0034. Parenting Support Series…

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Hilham Highway Wreck

The driver of a Chevy Spark, 22-year-old Nicole Lee, was transported via ambulance to Livingston Regional Medical Center, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, after this accident Monday. Her passenger, 44-year old Lisa Lee, was trapped inside the vehicle until responders rescued her and was then transported by helicopter to Skyline Medical Center. Both were…

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Legals 11/14/17

IN THE CHANCERY COURT/PROBATE DIVISION FOR OVERTON COUNTY, TENNESSEE   IN RE; THE ESTATE OF JOSEPH MONTY CHANDLER,           DECEASED. 17-PR-64   ORDER OF PUBLICATION   TO KAYLEE CARROL 653 Jamestown Blvd., Apt. 1113 Altamonte Springs, FL 32714   A petition has been filed against you by the named representative for the above estate. It appears…

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Officials Investigate Prank At High School

In what was thought to be a harmless prank, members of the L.A. boy’s basketball team were given small amounts of toilet water in their water bottles during a scrimmage game last Friday. This kind of prank, however, can have serious medical consequences. So far no one has become sick. For more on this story,…

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Rickman Hosts Pickett Bobcats

Starting the first period off, Pickett is awarded free throws because of a foul called on Rickman but the Bulldogs were lucky since the Bobcats only successfully scored one of the two free throws. Picket then fouled on #22 Jaden Lawerence, who gained one successful free throw. Unlike with the previous game, Rickman got more…

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Man Is Fatally Wounded In Shooting

TBI agents are investigating an officer-related shooting here in Overton County from the evening of Oct. 31. The shooting was on Petalbrook Lane around 5 p.m., according to the TBI news release. A call came in to dispatchers regarding an abandoned vehicle on a resident’s property in that area with bullet holes in the vehicle.…

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Riddle Given Coaching Award

Livingston Academy’s own Lesley Riddle was this year’s recipient of the A.F. Bridges Female Coach of the Year award. Riddle is the Girl’s basketball coach and the assistant principal at Livingston Academy. Playing a sport isn’t always about winning and Riddle makes that known. When asked about her position as a coach, Riddle said, “So…

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