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Boards Approve Property Division

The Livingston Municipal Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals approved a lot division and setback variances on a Doak Street property when they met last night. The property is located at 813 Doak Street. The Planning Commission met on Feb. 26 to discuss the proposal. Mepoe Roberts submitted a final subdivision plat for…

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School Progress Is Discussed At Board Of Education Meeting

Data from the Strategic Plan, Response to Instruction (RTI) and midterm report on progress were among the items that were discussed during the Overton County Board of Education meeting last week. Vickie Eldridge presented the Board with Strategic Plan data from the 2016-2017 school year. “What you have in front of you is a copy…

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Rickman Man Caught For Meth

A Rickman man was arrested after he allegedly tried to hide meth underneath a floorboard of a truck. Wesley Brown, 42 of Spring Creek Road in Rickman, was arrested on Feb. 12 for possession of Schedule I methamphetamine by Overton County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Reagan. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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Wildcats Battle Their Way To Regional Tournament

The Wildcats faced Watertown and pulled a 16 point win. The Wildcats started the game with the lead early in the game. By the end of the half the Wildcats were up 31-19. The Wildcats were playing with top effort as a team and it showed. The defense and offense were really coordinated and strong.…

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Police Arrest Teen Over School Scare

A 16-year-old Livingston Academy student was arrested after he made “disturbing remarks” during school hours, according to police. According to Livingston Police Chief Greg Etheredge, police began investigating a 16-year-old male on Feb. 12. Chief Etheredge said that the student’s comments were “centered around school shootings.” After police conducted some interviews with students, staff and…

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UCHRA Director Is Under Investigation

Turmoil is once again facing the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA), this time regarding employee time, and specifically, the director of the agency. This time it involves executive director Luke Collins. Collins is under an internal investigation regarding his payroll reporting. According to sources within the agency, Collins has questionably reported the time he…

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Obituaries

Obits 9/19/17

Virginia Knight Bilbrey Virginia Knight Bilbrey, 74, of Manchester and formerly of Cookeville, passed away on Sept. 10. Graveside services were held on Sept. 15 at the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Chaplin Claudia Buchanan officiated. She was born in Cookeville on Nov. 24, 1942. She was a medical insurance filing clerk for many years and…

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Obits 9/12/17

Anna Sue Neal Anna Sue Neal, 72 of Rickman, passed away at her home on Sept. 1. Funeral Services were held Sept. 3 from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home where Bro. Brooks Boyd officiated. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. She was born in Monroe on Oct. 27, 1944 and was a…

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Obits 9/5/17

Wayne Allen Berg Wayne Allen Berg, 66, of Hilham, passed away Aug. 28 at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1951 in Billings, Montana. He enjoyed his stewardship of his third generation farm in Hilham. He always looked forward to the summers where he would come down and visit his grandparents and later in…

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Recent News

Boards Approve Property Division

The Livingston Municipal Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals approved a lot division and setback variances on a Doak Street property when they met last night. The property is located at 813 Doak Street. The Planning Commission met on Feb. 26 to discuss the proposal. Mepoe Roberts submitted a final subdivision plat for…

Read More
School Progress Is Discussed At Board Of Education Meeting

Data from the Strategic Plan, Response to Instruction (RTI) and midterm report on progress were among the items that were discussed during the Overton County Board of Education meeting last week. Vickie Eldridge presented the Board with Strategic Plan data from the 2016-2017 school year. “What you have in front of you is a copy…

Read More
Rickman Man Caught For Meth

A Rickman man was arrested after he allegedly tried to hide meth underneath a floorboard of a truck. Wesley Brown, 42 of Spring Creek Road in Rickman, was arrested on Feb. 12 for possession of Schedule I methamphetamine by Overton County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Reagan. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

Read More
Wildcats Battle Their Way To Regional Tournament

The Wildcats faced Watertown and pulled a 16 point win. The Wildcats started the game with the lead early in the game. By the end of the half the Wildcats were up 31-19. The Wildcats were playing with top effort as a team and it showed. The defense and offense were really coordinated and strong.…

Read More
Police Arrest Teen Over School Scare

A 16-year-old Livingston Academy student was arrested after he made “disturbing remarks” during school hours, according to police. According to Livingston Police Chief Greg Etheredge, police began investigating a 16-year-old male on Feb. 12. Chief Etheredge said that the student’s comments were “centered around school shootings.” After police conducted some interviews with students, staff and…

Read More
UCHRA Director Is Under Investigation

Turmoil is once again facing the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA), this time regarding employee time, and specifically, the director of the agency. This time it involves executive director Luke Collins. Collins is under an internal investigation regarding his payroll reporting. According to sources within the agency, Collins has questionably reported the time he…

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