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Hemp Day: A Saturated Market Has Some Producers Scratching Heads

Hemp, a member of the Cannabis sativa plant species, has been projected to be one of the major cash crops of the agricultural industry in years to come. Being the sister plant to marijuana, hemp had been illegal until the 2018 Farm Bill had been passed. In December of 2018, hemp was removed from the…

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One Injured In Hwy. 111 Wreck

A Livingston woman was injured last Tuesday in a collision on Highway 111. Derrick Roberts, 39 of Cookeville, was traveling on West Netherland Road in a 1997 Ford Ranger and was attempting cross Highway 111. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Local Firefighters Assist In Blaze

The burning of a historic structure in Cookeville led to Livingston firefighters being asked to help out. Early last Tuesday morning, two Livingston Fire Department firefighters were dispatched to assist with the fire. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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Upperman Bees Sting Wildcats

The Wildcat basketball teams of Livingston Academy suffered a pair of steep losses at the hands of the Upperman Bees in Baxter on Friday. The Lady Wildcats lost 55-25 and the Wildcats fell 80-41. In the girls’ match up, the Lady Wildcats held their own to start the game. They slowly allowed the Lady Bees…

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Revitalization Group Looks At Pavilion Use

The Revitalization Committee met in a regularly scheduled meeting last Friday to discuss issues involving Livingston Central Park rentals. Many of the committee members felt adjustments needed to be made in order to better serve the community when it involves the public park. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Rickman Routs Allons On Road

The Bulldog basketball teams of Rickman Elementary defeated the Hawks of Allons Elementary in both varsity match ups last Monday at Allons. The Lady Bulldogs claimed a 48-29 victory and the Bulldogs finished off the Hawks with a 64-26 victory. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

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State Report Card Released; Area School Results Listed

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn unveiled the state report card recently, an annual report designed to provide convenient access to the most important data and information about every school and district in Tennessee. “Our goal is to provide Tennessee families, educators, community members, and public officials with information about the schools and districts they care about…

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LA Basketball Wins Three Of Six

The basketball teams of Livingston Academy have been busy this week, playing three games each for a combined record of 3-3. The teams traveled to Pickett County last Tuesday where both LA teams would fall just short to the Bobcats. The teams would hit the road again on Friday and Saturday for the Cannon County…

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Grants Are Awarded To Overton County

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, announces $2,397,870 in grants to 365 local nonprofit organizations as part of the 2019 annual grant-making process. The grants will benefit nonprofits in 28 area counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson,…

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Christmas In The Country Kicks Off

The wait is officially over. The Christmas holiday season kicked off in fashion Friday night, as the tree lighting ceremony on the courthouse square in Livingston was held. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net

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