County Championships Go Down To The Wire

Played at Livingston Academy’s Derward Vaughn Memorial Gymnasium on Thursday, Jan. 10, the championship rounds of the Overton County Varsity Basketball tournament made for an exciting evening as an abundance of local talent was on full display. The evening’s first contest, featuring the girls of Hilham against the girls of Allons, was played for third…

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Legals 1/15/19

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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Six Are Injured In Hilham Highway Accident

A Monroe woman was cited with failure to exercise due care after a two-vehicle crash on Hilham Hwy. injured all six occupants involved on Sunday, Jan. 6. Readers may remember the photo of the accident as it appeared in last week’s edition of the Enterprise. Veachel White, 71, was traveling east on the Hilham Hwy.…

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McCowan Appointed Commissioner

Overton County Commissioners appointed a new commissioner during last night’s meeting to replace one who recently passed away. The seat in District 3 came open when newly elected commissioner Harlie McCowan passed away in late October. Commissioners had not taken any action on the open seat until now. For more on this story, pick up…

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Billboard Lawsuit Is Ruled As Moot

An ongoing push to add new billboards in Livingston may officially have come to an end. The Court of Appeals of Tennessee at Nashville affirmed the ruling from an Overton County Chancery Court hearing after Roland Digital Media, Inc. (Roland) filed a request for the appellate court to review a lower court’s decision. For more…

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Obituaries 1/15/19

Elizabeth Turner Teacher Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Clydia McAlpin Turner, age 76, of Algood, was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 9 in the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Donna Peak officiated Interment followed at Algood City Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday from 5 – 7 p.m. and again…

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Aldermen Approve Junk Cars Ordinance

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen approved making several amendments to the city’s property maintenance ordinance that would allow the city to impound abandoned or inoperative vehicles after seven people voiced their opinion in clear opposition of the regulations in a public hearing last night. Ten locals came before the board to share their opinions.…

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Puppies Are Rescued From Burning Home

A joint effort from area fire departments brought a number of puppies to safety from the threat of smoke inhalation after a residential fire destroyed a mobile home in Allons early Friday morning, Jan. 4. Fire Chief James King of East 52 Volunteer Fire Department (East 52 VFD) said about two or three puppies were…

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Several Injured In Sunday Accident

A joint effort from area fire departments brought a number of puppies to safety from the threat of smoke inhalation after a residential fire destroyed a mobile home in Allons early Friday morning, Jan. 4. Fire Chief James King of East 52 Volunteer Fire Department (East 52 VFD) said about two or three puppies were…

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