Area Recent News

Several Arrested In Area Roundup

Nine individuals were arrested and booked into the Overton County jail over a two-day period after they were indicted on a variety of drug charges. These criminals were brought to justice as a result of a joint operation conducted by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and multiple local enforcement…

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Aldermen Discuss Shooting Range; Airport

The possible dangers involved from an indoor shooting range set to open within city limits was discussed in a Livingston Mayor and Board of Alderman work session on Monday night. “I think the main concern for me and the council was to make sure everyone is safe, and to make sure when we’re shooting .50…

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Vehicle Rolls Over On Hwy. 111

A two-vehicle collision on Hwy 111 sent one crash victim to a medical facility for treatment after one motorist reportedly failed to yield the right-of-way early Thursday morning. Michael Melton, 63 of Livingston, was traveling in a 2004 Lincoln Aviator on West Turkey Creek Road crossing Hwy 111 at 6:45 a.m. when he reportedly failed…

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Commissioners Approve Drug Court Grant

Overton County Commissioners approved a drug court grant that totaled almost $1 million when they met in regular session last night. The grant, known as SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), is for a total of $984,171 for the period of 2018 through 2022. There is no match for the grant, and commissioners…

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Committee Addresses Threat Made Against Judicial Commissioner

Those who are appointed to handle criminal matters have the possibility of being scrutinized and may receive threatening remarks of all sorts. Judicial commissioners, whose duty is to prepare criminal warrants, were the topic of the Overton County Safety Committee on Tuesday night after one judicial commissioner received an alleged remark from a disgruntled citizen…

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Announcements 8/7/18

Parent-Child Connection Class To Be Held The Stephens Center support group Parent-Child Connection is to hold a Morals And Values class as part of their Fall 2018 Series 1 on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stephens Center located at 616 North Church Street in Livingston. For more information, call…

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Overton/Pickett 911 To Continue Operating As One 911 District

The request to allow a referendum on the August ballot for the “creation” of the new Pickett County Emergency Communication District (ECD) was denied Wednesday morning at a Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB) meeting on the conclusion that the separation of the Overton/Pickett E-911 Communications District was not in the best interest of the public…

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Expansion Project At Nursing Home Put On Hold

The Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) construction project will not see any momentum for another year, according to decisions made by the OCHR Board of Directors on Friday night. “And maybe indefinitely, if things (project costs) don’t come down,” said Chairman Frank Martin after a motion was passed to reject the only bid received…

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Junior Wildcats Scrimmage Junior Bulldogs

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Garrett, Looper Are Re-Elected

Overton County residents gave their vote of confidence to several incumbent local officeholders as the candidate of their choice during the Overton County General Election and the statewide primaries held Thursday, Aug. 2. But there will be some new changes, as four new commissioners were elected into office. Still unofficial as the Overton County Election…

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