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Tigers And Bulldogs Go At Each Other In Rickman

The most recent installment of the Hilham vs. Rickman series took place in front of a packed house in Rickman on Thursday, Nov. 29. The evening’s set of games was kicked off by the Bantam girls’ teams, followed by the girls’ varsity teams, and concluded with a climactic finish between the boys. By the time…

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Squirrels Said To Be Cause Of Power Outage

Something squirrelly was the cause of a power outage that left 1,144 customers in the dark on Monday evening. When an electrical line broke in Livingston around 5 p.m., several businesses and residents scattered throughout town experienced a brief black out that lasted approximately 25 minutes. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Woman Goes Airborne; Is Injured In Accident

An 84-year-old woman was treated for injuries after an incident in a local parking lot that caused her vehicle to go airborne on Wednesday morning. An eyewitness to the incident said the woman, identified as Frances E. Sells of Monroe, was seen driving in The Livingston Clinic parking lot when her vehicle went over a…

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Building Demolished For New County Building Site

A former heritage church building nestled in the center of town was demolished last week after a long-surviving centennial anniversary. The structure that once stood on West Broad Street was said to have been an old log building in earlier times and is also said to have housed the first Livingston Church of Christ after…

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Rickman Man Is Being Held On $1 Mil. Bond

A Rickman man remains in custody at the Warren County Sheriff’s Department jail after he was released from a Chattanooga hospital following a gun blazing standoff with Warren County deputies. Warren County Sheriff Tommy Myers said that Charles Bean, 66 of Rickman, was released from the hospital last weekend shortly after undergoing surgery and was…

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Man Charged After Causing Wreck

An intoxicated Kentucky man wreaked havoc in a stolen van on Tuesday morning after reportedly colliding with a Freightliner that resulted in a diesel fuel spill on the Byrdstown Hwy. Livingston Fire Department (LFD) personnel rushed from their vehicles to clean up an undetermined amount of fuel that leaked from an overturned diesel engine after…

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LPD SWAT Team Removes Suspect

Immediate residents of a local neighborhood were alerted by emergency services to stay indoors and away from windows after a reported domestic assault suspect barricaded himself into a room inside of his 217 East Cedar Street home recently. Livingston Police Department (LPD) officers and special units reportedly had reason to believe that Casey Virgil Reagan,…

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Armed Suspect Fires On Police

A Rickman man remains in a Chattanooga hospital after he was hospitalized after a standoff with law enforcement. Charles Bean, 66, was believed to be an armed suspect who set fire to a garage at 148 Mack Phy Lane, but the suspect fled the scene and ended with both Bean and law enforcement exchanging gun…

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Man Loses Beer Permit

The Overton County Beer Board approved a beer permit on Thursday for a Hilham convenience store after the owner had reportedly misplaced the original permit. “He lost it within a week after it was signed (by the board),” said Overton County Executive Ben Danner. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Investigator Looks For Local Spirits

“This place… the energy here is just insane,” said long-time paranormal investigator Jody Dean, as he wandered the halls of the former Lady Ann Hospital and what operates today as the Overton County Courthouse Annex. The proclaimed empath, who has conducted investigations for the past nine years and is the founder of HuntingTheDead.com, came prepared…

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