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School Board Ok’s Latin Grading At Livingston Academy

School board members decided to approve the use of the Latin grading system for high school students after discussing it with Livingston Academy principal Jake Asberry and counselor Vanessa Farris during last week’s work session of the board. The current system has some setbacks—it penalizes students who take dual-enrollment classes, some classes aren’t weighted fairly…

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National Night Out…

The Livingston Police Department hosted the National Night Out at the new central park Tuesday, August 1. The Livingston Public Safety had a house fire demo and allowed children to through it to see what it was like and what you were suppose to do during a fire. Bentlee Phillips (left) and Bentley Murphy (right)…

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Highlands Fitness Challenge Winners

The Highlands Fitness Challenge recently wrapped up in Overton County, with the top three teams receiving awards for their efforts.  The Highlands Fitness Challenge, a program that aims to help local businesses and organizations cultivate a healthy and fit workforce, had yet another great year in 2017.  This year’s challenge began in March and continued…

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One Vehicle Is Involved In Two Separate Accidents

A wreck on Celina Highway caused the driver of a pickup truck to be transported to a local hospital, with another driver hitting the same pickup truck an hour after the first accident occurred. Originally Kelli Smith, 18, of Hopkinsville, Ky. was traveling east on Hwy. 52 Friday morning when she lost control of her…

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First Day Of School

The 2017-2018 school year is in full swing. Friday, Aug. 4 marked the first day of school for Overton County. Children at Allons Elementary came off the bus with their backpacks full of school supplies and minds ready to learn. Principal Dale Flatt stands greeting everyone to start the first day of the school year.…

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Nursing Home Expansion Is Set To Begin This Fall

A meeting at the Overton County Health and Rehab facility had board members, the project manager and the facility’s administrator discussing the plans and timeline for the new expansion to the nursing home. The architectural documents are currently over 50 percent completed, and it is estimated that the construction documents are to be completed by…

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Obituaries

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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Citizen Statesman 7-14-15

Jerry David Eads Teacher Jerry David Eads, 71, of Celina passed away July 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 13 from the Chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Celina with interment in Butlers Landing Cemetery. He was preceded in death by parents, Vanus Anderson and Mable Pauline Cherry Eads; brother,…

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Recent News

School Board Ok’s Latin Grading At Livingston Academy

School board members decided to approve the use of the Latin grading system for high school students after discussing it with Livingston Academy principal Jake Asberry and counselor Vanessa Farris during last week’s work session of the board. The current system has some setbacks—it penalizes students who take dual-enrollment classes, some classes aren’t weighted fairly…

Read More
National Night Out…

The Livingston Police Department hosted the National Night Out at the new central park Tuesday, August 1. The Livingston Public Safety had a house fire demo and allowed children to through it to see what it was like and what you were suppose to do during a fire. Bentlee Phillips (left) and Bentley Murphy (right)…

Read More
Highlands Fitness Challenge Winners

The Highlands Fitness Challenge recently wrapped up in Overton County, with the top three teams receiving awards for their efforts.  The Highlands Fitness Challenge, a program that aims to help local businesses and organizations cultivate a healthy and fit workforce, had yet another great year in 2017.  This year’s challenge began in March and continued…

Read More
One Vehicle Is Involved In Two Separate Accidents

A wreck on Celina Highway caused the driver of a pickup truck to be transported to a local hospital, with another driver hitting the same pickup truck an hour after the first accident occurred. Originally Kelli Smith, 18, of Hopkinsville, Ky. was traveling east on Hwy. 52 Friday morning when she lost control of her…

Read More
First Day Of School

The 2017-2018 school year is in full swing. Friday, Aug. 4 marked the first day of school for Overton County. Children at Allons Elementary came off the bus with their backpacks full of school supplies and minds ready to learn. Principal Dale Flatt stands greeting everyone to start the first day of the school year.…

Read More
Nursing Home Expansion Is Set To Begin This Fall

A meeting at the Overton County Health and Rehab facility had board members, the project manager and the facility’s administrator discussing the plans and timeline for the new expansion to the nursing home. The architectural documents are currently over 50 percent completed, and it is estimated that the construction documents are to be completed by…

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