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Pickett Pushing For Return Of E-911

Both Overton/Pickett E-911 and the nursing home brought forth its budget to the Overton County Budget Committee last Tuesday evening, and E-911 may be seeing some big changes. OPECD Director Chris Masiongale described Overton/Pickett E- 911’s budget as close to the same as last year with the exception of a few reductions. One of those…

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Man Charged In Arson Case

A joint investigation has resulted in an indictment for an Overton County man in connection to an ongoing arson case in Pickett County. On Dec. 19, at the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Special Agents joined investigators from Tennessee Fire Investigative Services and the Pickett County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation…

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Former Inmate Sues County For $1.5 Million

Overton County officials are having to answer to a lawsuit filed against the county by a former prisoner at the jail, a lawsuit that is asking for $1.5 million in damages. John Lucas White, who was incarcerated at the jail from April 21, 2016 until May 4, 2016, is the plaintiff in the case, which…

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Cattlemen’s Steak Fundraiser Set

The Overton County Cattlemen’s Association has planned its spring promotion and fundraiser for Friday, May 5 at the old Holt’s Family Pharmacy. The Cattlemen’s Association will serve a boneless ribeye steak sandwich plate to raise funds to support ongoing activities such as high school sponsorships, educational demonstrations, purchasing cattle equipment and sponsoring various youth and…

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E.B. Gray Jewelry: A Local Institution

Virginia Gray Harris never had a middle name. That is the truth. But, her family’s last name has adorned the door of E.B. Gray Jewelry on the square in Livingston and has been a part of this community for over 100 years. And, it all started with an act of nature that prefaced a story…

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Ford In Custody, Further Charges Expected

Tommy Glen Ford, who was on the run following an incident where a victim was shot at a residence on 128 Rocky Lane in Livingston, is in custody according to Overton County Sheriff John Garrett. On Sunday night, Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OSD) deputies were dispatched to the West Thomas Allen area of Putnam County,…

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Now Open

Officials with the Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce joined city and county officials recently to celebrate the ribbon cutting at Hour O Matic Cleaners, located at Miss Clean Laundry in Livingston. Owners Wayne and Shawna Gaw offer a variety of professional dry cleaning and other services. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Manhunt Is On For Shooting Suspect

A manhunt is on and the man being hunted may be armed and dangerous, according to the Overton County Sheriffs Department. As previously reported in the Enterprise, on Monday April 17, shots were fired following some sort of altercation where a man was shot in the upper thigh at a residence at 128 Rocky Lane…

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Nursing Home Improvements Underway

Plans to move forward with modernization of the nursing facility in Livingston, which was approved by the County Commission on April 10, are gaining momentum quickly as schematic plans have been drawn up, presented to the Overton County Health and Rehab Board and conversation about the best time to break ground has begun. Last Thursday…

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Blocking Traffic

This van lost control on Celina highway Monday afternoon and slammed into a guardrail near the road construction in that area. Traffic was stopped in both directions for approximately 20 minutes. No EMS or Fire personnel were on the scene at the time of the photo. A full report was unavailable as of press time.…

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