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Guilty Plea Entered In Multi-County Pursuit

A woman who was arrested in Overton County on June 26 after a highspeed pursuit that started in Clay County has pleaded guilty and received probation. Jamilia King, 43 of Michigan, was arrested after a multi-county pursuit that resulted in the charges of reckless endangerment, aggravated assault, resisting arrest and evading arrest. For more on…

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Local Woman Wanted In Kentucky Double Homicide

A local woman is wanted for her involvement in a double homicide that took place last Sunday in Tompkinsville, Ky. Kayla Spivey, 28 of the Hilham community, has an active arrest warrant for two counts of complicity to commit murder. Edward Whiteledge, 29 of Bakersfield, Calif., has an active arrest warrant for two counts of…

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Wildcats Crush Smith County

The Wildcats of Livingston Academy picked up a big win over rival Smith County on Friday when they defeated the Owls 35-0 in Livingston. Head coach Bruce Lamb coached the game from the sidelines as usual, only this time he had been in the hospital the entire week prior to the game. “I’ve been in…

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Woman Is Injured In Jamestown Hwy. Wreck

A one-vehicle incident on Jamestown Highway took place last Tuesday afternoon in front of Overton County Memorial Gardens, resulting in injuries for one woman. Tracy Henson, 54 of Jamestown, was traveling west on Jamestown Highway in a 2016 Jeep Wrangler. According to the narrative provided by the Livingston Police Department, the vehicle had appeared to…

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Absentee Voters Can Now Track Their Nov. 3 Ballot Status Online

Tennessee voters who request an absentee bymail ballot for the Nov. 3 election can track the status of their ballot on the Secretary of State’s website using the Absentee By-Mail Ballot Status Tracker tool. Through this tool, Tennessee voters can easily and securely track their absentee by-mail ballot’s status starting when the county election commission…

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Wildcats Rout Stone At Home

The Livingston Academy Wildcats pick up another region win on Friday after defeating the Panthers of Stone Memorial High School 28-6 in Livingston. The Panthers began the game with the ball near their own 30-yard line. Stone would pick up a first down on the drive after a facemask penalty against the Hogeye defense. Before…

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McDonald Retires After 10 Years At Chamber Helm

Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce Director Greg McDonald retired effective Aug. 1 after a decade of public service in Overton County. McDonald issued his notice of retirement early in July. “I want to thank you for the responsibility you entrusted in me over ten years ago,” he stated in his letter. “As I reflect on…

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One Injured In Three-Vehicle Accident

A three-vehicle crash happened last Friday on Hilham Highway resulting in the injury of one person. Caleb Lang, 31 of Hilham, was in a 2006 Hyundai Sonata and stopped in the eastbound lane on Hilham Highway awaiting an ambulance to pass. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

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Grant Will Help Fund Murals In Livingston

The Downtown Revitalization Committee (DRC) met last Friday at the Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce and discussed possible guidelines to be considered for the murals that will be partially funded by an Arts Build Communities Grant. As previously reported in the Livingston Enterprise, Chamber Director Shannon Cantrell informed city officials that the community had been…

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Town Takes Step Towards Disaster Preparedness

Livingston is better prepared for disasters with the recent approval of the local Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The plan is a longterm strategy to reduce the community’s vulnerability to natural disasters, according to a recent release by the town. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now,…

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