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FIRE Rash Of Fires Keeps Firefighters Busy

Almost every volunteer fire department in the county was called out Friday afternoon to assist in battling a wind-whipped brush fire that destroyed two barns and threatened several other structures. The first call came to the Hardy’s Chapel VFD at 2:20 p.m. Friday about a barn that was on fire at 824 Moore Road. According…

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Board Scrutinizes Teacher Tenure

Members of the Overton County Board of Education held a work session last week to talk in more detail to the county’s school principals who are recommending teachers for tenure this year. “We, as a board, want to ensure that we’re hiring effective and quality people,” said board member Jarman Hicks. “From this point forward,…

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Interest Increasing For Park

It won’t be open for several more weeks, but officials say a number of groups are already expressing interest in using some aspect of Livingston’s new Central Park. “We’re getting calls,” said Chamber of Commerce director Greg McDonald. “The ministerial association has already booked the stage, so to speak, for an Easter sunrise service on…

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Extra Court Officer Is Proposed

A heavy caseload has prompted the Overton County Sheriff’s Department to ask that the county look into the possibility of adding a new court officer to the department next year. “We’ve got one court officer and he does double duty as court officer and evidence tech,” Chief Deputy Tim Poore told the county’s Safety Committee…

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L.A. Beats York, Cannon

The Livingston Academy Wildcat boys basketball team ended the regular season on a winning note, taking victories in their final two district games – first against York on Senior Night and then at Cannon County. That means they finished in third place in the District 8-AA standings and are preparing this week to compete in…

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L.A. Celebrates Basketball Senior Night

   Senior Night – The senior members of the Lady Wildcats basketball team included Katie West, daughter of David and Stephanie West of Livingston. For more photos of senior athletes, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net

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Enterprise Announcements 2-14-17

School Board To Meet The Overton County Board of Education will meet in regular session Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the A.H. Roberts School as directed by the chairman, Mike Gilpatrick. The work session will begin at 6 p.m. with the board meeting immediately following.   Relay For Life Meeting Set The next organizational meeting for…

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Aldermen Approve Police Surplus Sale

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen has approved the sale of several thousand dollars in surplus equipment from the inventory of the city police department. “These are items that were obtained from funds from the Livingston Police Department Drug Fund,” police chief Greg Etheredge said in a letter to the board. “Many of the…

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School System Facing Bus Driver Shortage

The Overton County school system is doing a bit of scrambling to keep their buses on the road. School board members were told in a work session last week that the system is in need of some new drivers. “We’ve had a couple that had to retire that we weren’t expecting to retire,” Director of…

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