County May Increase Health Ins. Rate

Overton County may take $50 off from what is the largest cost to many county employees each month: health insurance. The Overton County Salary Committee approved having a look in the budget during their Wednesday night meeting to entertain the possibility. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

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Water Pipeline Now Repaired

Traffic was redirected for several hours around what some witnesses are calling a “red river” flowing down Bilbrey Street on Monday. When a 10-inch water pipeline broke around mid-day near Livingston Middle School, an estimated 38,000 gallons of water lost from the incident flowed onto the street. The water became mixed with red clay from…

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Obituaries 1/22/19

Mary Alice Sells Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Alice Lynch Sells, age 91, of Monroe were conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, January 20, 2019 from the Bethsaida Christian Church. Rev. Craig Green officiated. Burial followed in the Bethsaida Cemetery. The family welcomed friends on Sunday from 12:30 until time of services at the Bethsaida Christian…

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Announcements 1/22/19

Parent-Child Connection Classes To Be Held A Stephens Center’s Parent-Child Connection (PCC) “Alternatives To Spanking, Hitting and Yelling” session is to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Stephens Center located at 616 North Church Street in Livingston from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within…

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LED Pilot Project Set For Livingston

Livingston residents will have a chance to see Livingston in a “new light” as the Mayor and Board of Aldermen approved to participate in a pilot program for residents to have a visual test of LED lighting in town. The action came during a special called work session on Thursday night. “They’ll love it. The…

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Garbage Dumping On Mountain Is Topic

A resident in the Hanging Limb area alleges that a garbage pick-up company dumped loads of garbage onto his property. The complaint provoked a discussion on Tuesday night during the Overton County Highway and Property Committee meeting about the possibility of doing “something” to clean up in the county in the future. For more on…

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Legals 1/22/19

NOTICE   JEREMY WEST The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services, has filed a Petition to Declare Children Dependent and Neglected as to Zoey Nicole Allen. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. You are hereby ORDERED to serve upon Jessica Krebs, Attorney for…

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Home Lost In Fire

This Monroe home was fully engulfed in flames as firefighters battled the inferno Friday afternoon. No persons were injured in the incident that occurred at 297 Dogwalk Rd. Real estate assessment data has the owner listed as Deborah Alice McMeans. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

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School Board Discusses Teacher Crisis

A decline in teachers entering the profession has become what some members of the school system are calling a crisis during a Tuesday night work session of the Overton County School Board. “All last year, and then this year, we’re basically, and I’m saying ‘we,’ Overton County in the Upper Cumberland, state of Tennessee of…

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Saving Lives

The City of Livingston employees received free CPR Training, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, from Carmen’s Fund operated through The Foundation at Cookeville Regional. Volunteers are demonstrating compressions to a recommended song “Stayin’ Alive” from the Bee Gees to keep a rate of 100 beats per minute. For more information or to schedule a free CPR…

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