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The Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes Is Set

The Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes will be Aug. 17 and 18 in Cookeville. Presented by the Home Builders Association of the Upper Cumberland, the tour will include new and remodeled houses that feature a variety of design styles and innovative building products. The Upper Cumberland is a great place to live, and the Parade…

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Children Receive Free Clothing

Several local women put in countless hours of effort this past weekend and made a difference in many children’s lives across the county by hosting the first-ever Free Back-to-School Shopping Event at the Livingston National Guard Armory. Anita Walker-Ledbetter, along with several others including Stacie Franklin, Pam Smith, Jamie Simmons and Eysha Smith, were the…

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Willis Treks Over 300 Miles To Visit His Home

Coy Willis, 85, of Ind. biked over 300 miles to visit his hometown, Livingston. Willis was born Jan. 1, 1934 in Monterey but moved and lived in Livingston through adulthood until moving to Indiana. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at…

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Aldermen Hear About Revitalization

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen met last night and discussed grants given for Downtown Revitalization projects, among several other topics. Ray Evans updated Mayor Curtis Hayes and the board of Aldermen on the current status of grants in progress as well as on that had just been applied for as of last Friday.…

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Work Begins

Work has finally begun on a dangerous intersection with plans to improve its safety. State plans that began as early as January 2013 have continued to progress to improve a dangerous intersection in Rickman. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at…

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Missing Person Is Found Safe

A missing Overton County man was located within a couple of hours of being reported missing last week. Bobby Cravens “Balis,” 79 of Overton County, was reported missing from his residence around 2:15 p.m. last Thursday. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe…

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First-Ever Spelling Bee Held

And the winner is… Last Friday marked the first-ever Spelling Bee at the Overton County Fair in the Rotary Agricultural Building. The contest had seven contestants for the first year, all of whom were sixth graders from schools around the county. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

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Planning Commission Holds Training

The Livingston Planning Commission met on Monday, July 22, for a training session conducted by Director of Economic and Community Development Tommy Lee. Lee explained to the members what it means to be on the Planning Commission. He walked them through hypothetical scenarios and explained what actions to take in various different situations. For more…

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Anti-Drug Coalition Presents Awards

The Overton County Anti-Drug Coalition held a meeting recently, presenting awards to various individuals. At this meeting, executive director Tasha Mackie and assistant director Jessica Stephens discussed future community events and presented awards to their members. Some included National Night Out and a fundraiser. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Arthur To Perform Live At Central Park

Not that long ago, Livingston was named an AARP Livability Community, which is a tremendous honor, as well as being recognized for Central Park by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development as a Best Practices Community. To celebrate this honor, there will be a free event— Central Park Community Celebration! For more on…

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