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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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Wayne Savage Turns 55

Being the center of attention makes Wayne very happy. He dances, smiles broadly and gives us his signature two thumbs up.  He can hardly wait to finish his meal, blow out the candles, and devour the first piece of his chocolate birthday cake. This birthday is a milestone for Wayne, and his family feels very…

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Lady ‘Cats Are District Champions

The Livingston Academy girls basketball team gave Upperman their first district loss in 31 outings in the semi-finals for the District 8-AA tournament last week, paving the way to L.A. winning the championship over Smith County. L.A. Coach Lesley Riddle says the team’s tournament success was unexpected. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 7-21-15

Joe R. Hix Hairdresser Joe R. Hix, 87, passed away July 11 at his residence. Masonic services were held July 15 with memorial services following at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. The family chose cremation. Memorial donations may be made by contacting the funeral home. Joe R. Hix was born Sept.…

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Enterprise 7-21-15

Johnny Ray Arney Retired-Deputy Sheriff Johnny Ray Arney, 68, of Livingston, passed away July 11 at Overton County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held July 15 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Buddy Reed officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born June 28, 1947 in…

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Enterprise 7-14-15

Stella Lee Pennington Co-Owner, Cashier & Clerk of Pennington Grocery Stella Lee Pennington, 97, of Livingston passed away July 9 at Bethesda Health Care Center. Funeral Services were July 12 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bros. Chris Coil, Robert Boles and Brooks Boyd officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.…

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Recent News

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…

Read More
Wayne Savage Turns 55

Being the center of attention makes Wayne very happy. He dances, smiles broadly and gives us his signature two thumbs up.  He can hardly wait to finish his meal, blow out the candles, and devour the first piece of his chocolate birthday cake. This birthday is a milestone for Wayne, and his family feels very…

Read More
Lady ‘Cats Are District Champions

The Livingston Academy girls basketball team gave Upperman their first district loss in 31 outings in the semi-finals for the District 8-AA tournament last week, paving the way to L.A. winning the championship over Smith County. L.A. Coach Lesley Riddle says the team’s tournament success was unexpected. For more on this story, pick up a…

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