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Committees Talk Budget, Salary

Overton County Commissioners were busy with back-to-back meetings last week. The Overton County Salary Committee met last Wednesday night with Chief Deputy Tim Poore. 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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Nursing Home Will Raise LPN Salaries

The Overton County Health and Rehabilitation Center (OCHRC) held a meeting last Thursday and discussed salary increases and building progress. Administrator Jennifer Bouldin brought the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) salary to discussion for the board. 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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Injuries In Cookeville Highway Accident

A Rickman woman is facing pending charges after a collision that resulted in injury last Monday morning. Juanita Rowell, 66 of Rickman was traveling north on Highway 111 in a 2018 Hyundai Elantra around 11:05 a.m. according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) preliminary incident report. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Rickman Is Again Reward School

Rickman Elementary received the honor of being a Reward School for the second consecutive year. More than 400 schools across 85 Tennessee districts made the state’s 2019 list of “reward schools.” 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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McCulley Entertains Crowd At Library

Hometown celebrity and astronaut Michael J. McCulley made an appearance at the Millard Oakley Public Library last week. McCulley was at the library Monday night to discuss how he got into the space program and what it was like in space. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

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Bond Refinance To Save County $$$

Overton County Commissioners have approved a bond refunding measure that will save the county in excess of $100,000. The action came at last night’s monthly meeting of commissioners. 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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Anti-Drug Coalition Talks Prevention

The Overton County Anti-Drug Coalition (OCADC) held a meeting last Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce. At this meeting Executive Director Tasha Mackie discussed the role they played in National Night Out on Aug. 6 along with things they learned from surveys given at their booth that night. For more on this story, pick up…

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Highway Department Pursues FEMA Funds

Overton County is asking for federal assistance in repairing roads damaged by recent flooding. County Commissioner and County Highway Department employee Darwin Clark, organized a meeting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last week, which is known as a Recovery Scoping Meeting. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Jr. Wildcats Drop Season Opener

The Overton County Junior Wildcats football team kicked off their season on Thursday in Macon County where the Tigers routed the Wildcats 34-8. The Jr. Wildcats started out with the ball before having it stripped by the Macon County defense. The Tigers went on to score a rushing touchdown with 5:23 left to play in…

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Property Board Has Busy Agenda

The Property Maintenance Advisory Board met last Tuesday to discuss issues concerning complaints regarding local properties in the Livingston area. The meeting began by the board going over old business from their previous meeting. There were eight properties on the agenda for old business. The board ruled that all eight of the properties were either…

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