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Wildcats Whoop Warriors

The Wildcats continue to make school history as they advance to 8-0 on the season after a 27-12 win over the White County Warriors on senior night. The Wildcats were slow out of the gate on Friday, struggling to move the ball early in the game. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Board Approves SRO Contracts

Prior to the regularly scheduled meeting of the Overton County Board of Education last week, the Board had a dinner to give recognition to retirees from the school system to show their gratitude for all that they had done to serve the children in Overton County. Teachers who were recognized included Judy Goodpasture, Bobby Gore,…

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Parking Spaces For Project Grad

Livingston Academy seniors and their families gathered together on Oct. 5 and painted their parking spaces. Seniors pay $20 for their parking spot every year, and that money goes to Project Grad. In return seniors have to opportunity to paint their parking spaces. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Hearing Set For Underage Alcohol Sales By Stores

The Overton County Beer Board discussed and set a disciplinary hearing for three local businesses that sold beer to underage minors on Sept. 5. The action came during its meeting last week. Businesses in question are Bud’s Grocery, Triple D and Livingston’s Quick Stop (formerly known as Dry Hollow Market). For more on this story,…

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Jail Repairs; Comp Time Are Discussed

A recent jail inspection and an increase in comp time at the Sheriff’s Department were the topics of the Overton County Public Safety Committee when it met last week. Chief Deputy Tim Poore was present to give the committee updates on the work that has been done since the inspection. For more on this story,…

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Minister Arrested For Solicitation Of Minor

Investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the District Attorney General’s Office as well as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation began to investigate allegations that Phillip Carlen Loftis, age 53, was soliciting a 13-year-old girl through electronic communication to engage in sexual behavior. Loftis is a resident of the Silver Point area of Putnam…

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Aldermen Defer Budget Approval

The Town of Livingston board of mayor and aldermen met in their regularly scheduled meeting last night and discussed the downtown revitalization budget. Ray Evans of the Livingston Downtown Revitalization Committee updated the board on a number of projects. Many of which were grant updates and a proposed budget for the committee. For more on…

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Wildcats Make School History

The Livingston Academy Wildcats increased their record to 7-0 on Friday for the first time in school history when they defeated the DeKalb County Tigers 31-0. The Wildcats celebrated homecoming prior to the game, but did not let it distract them from coming up with another big win in region play. For more on this…

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ThreeStar Grant Awarded

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced 59 counties that will receive ThreeStar grants. In total, TNECD is awarding $2.4 million in funding to Tennessee communities through this round of the ThreeStar grant program. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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I Love A Parade…

Pictured above are Tiny Tot king Mason White and queen Lexi Mayberry riding through town on Thursday in Livingston Academy’s homecoming parade. See inside for more on homecoming. 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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