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Committee Votes To Re-Bid HVAC

Members of the Overton County Budget Committee have voted to re-bid a chiller for the Joe L. Evins Community Center after no one submitted any bids for the project as it was originally specified. County Executive Ben Danner told the committee that new specs will now be written. For more on this story, pick up…

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Fire Destroys Barn

Hoses are snaked along the ground of a hay barn fire on Turkey Town Road near the Clay County line last Tuesday. Firefighters from the Hilham Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call at about lunchtime on Tuesday and spent several hours putting out the blaze. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Road Blocked, No One Injured In Rollover

Two cars were involved in a wreck on Tommy Dodson Highway last Tuesday that ended up with one car on its top, but no one injured, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Trooper Marty Philpot said Kally Smith, 19, of Cookeville, was driving a 2005 Lexus eastbound on the road and Juan Felipe, 46, of…

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Livingston Water Violates Federal Standard

No Cause For Alarm, Officials Say Some water customers in Livingston have been calling city hall with concerns after they received a notice last week from the city that the town’s water system had violated a federal drinking water standard. Mayor Curtis Hayes says about 50 customers out of the 4,500 served by the city…

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Feb. 28 Tax Deadline Is Fast Approaching

The Overton County Trustee’s office has been a busy place for the past several weeks as taxpayers rush to beat the Feb. 28 deadline to pay their 2016 county property taxes. Overton County Trustee Peggy Clark Smith says the deadline to pay the taxes before penalties begin is next Tuesday, Feb. 28. For more on…

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Community Forum On Addiction Is Planned

A Community Forum to discuss the problem and potential solutions for drug and alcohol addiction in Overton County is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. Organizers say the forum is open to residents in Overton and surrounding counties and they invited the public to attend. In a news release about the event, they…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 8-11-15

Tim McCarter Machine Mechanic Tim McCarter, 71, passed away August 6 at the Macon County General Hospital ER in Lafayette. Funeral services were conducted August 9 from the chapel of Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Elder J.W. Greanead officiating. Interment followed in the Leonard Cemetery. He was born Sept. 23,…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 8-11-15

Paul Edward Barlow Retired Paul Edward Barlow, 87, passed away Aug. 2 at Livingston Regional Medical Center in Livingston, Tenn. Funeral services were held Aug. 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Paul Edward Barlow was born Dec. 1, 1927 in Jackson County, Tenn. He was…

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Enterprise 8-4-15

Billy Phillips Factory Worker Billy Phillips, 62 of Hanging Limb passed away July 30 at his home. Funeral services were held Aug. 1 at The Monterey First Baptist Church with Bro. Jeremy Flatt and Pastor Bryant Owens officiating. Interment followed in The Welch Memorial Cemetery. He was born on Feb. 6, 1953 in Monterey. He…

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Recent News

Committee Votes To Re-Bid HVAC

Members of the Overton County Budget Committee have voted to re-bid a chiller for the Joe L. Evins Community Center after no one submitted any bids for the project as it was originally specified. County Executive Ben Danner told the committee that new specs will now be written. For more on this story, pick up…

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Fire Destroys Barn

Hoses are snaked along the ground of a hay barn fire on Turkey Town Road near the Clay County line last Tuesday. Firefighters from the Hilham Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call at about lunchtime on Tuesday and spent several hours putting out the blaze. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Road Blocked, No One Injured In Rollover

Two cars were involved in a wreck on Tommy Dodson Highway last Tuesday that ended up with one car on its top, but no one injured, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Trooper Marty Philpot said Kally Smith, 19, of Cookeville, was driving a 2005 Lexus eastbound on the road and Juan Felipe, 46, of…

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Livingston Water Violates Federal Standard

No Cause For Alarm, Officials Say Some water customers in Livingston have been calling city hall with concerns after they received a notice last week from the city that the town’s water system had violated a federal drinking water standard. Mayor Curtis Hayes says about 50 customers out of the 4,500 served by the city…

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Feb. 28 Tax Deadline Is Fast Approaching

The Overton County Trustee’s office has been a busy place for the past several weeks as taxpayers rush to beat the Feb. 28 deadline to pay their 2016 county property taxes. Overton County Trustee Peggy Clark Smith says the deadline to pay the taxes before penalties begin is next Tuesday, Feb. 28. For more on…

Read More
Community Forum On Addiction Is Planned

A Community Forum to discuss the problem and potential solutions for drug and alcohol addiction in Overton County is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. Organizers say the forum is open to residents in Overton and surrounding counties and they invited the public to attend. In a news release about the event, they…

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