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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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Jackson Co. Sentinel 4-7-15

Addie Lee Trisdale Retired Seamstress Addie Lee Trisdale, 74, passed away March 29 at her residence. Funeral services were held March 31 from the Chapel of Jackson County Funeral Home with Bro. Sam Mainord officiating. Interment followed at Pharris Cemetery. Addie Lee Trisdale was born April 17, 1940 in Grantsville, W. Va. She worked for…

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Citizen Statesman 4-7-15

Mayme L. Scott Poindexter Supervisor Mayme L. Scott Poindexter, 90 of Celina, passed away March 27 at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. Funeral services were held March 30 at Upton Funeral Home with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Rock Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers included James H., Jackie, Rick and James L. Poindexter, Gaylon Austin…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 3-31-15

Grover Wesley Meadows Factory Worker Grover Wesley Meadows, 93, passed away March 20 at Signature Healthcare Center in Algood. Funeral services were held March 23 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Terry Newberry officiating. Interment followed at Richmond Cemetery. Grover Wesley Meadows was born Sept. 10, 1921 in Jackson County.…

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Recent News

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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