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Budget Committee Hears Requests

Overton County officials will have to wait awhile before they find out whether additional funding they have requested in the upcoming fiscal year will be approved. Gregg Nivens, the chairman of the Overton County Budget Committee, says no decisions will be made until the committee has had a chance to see all of the funding…

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Board To Consider New GPA

The Overton County Board of Education is considering a proposal which proponents say will give students equal footing when it comes to competing for college scholarships. Livingston Academy counselor Vanessa Farris told the board during a work session last month that using what’s called a weighted GPA to determine grade point averages would be better…

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Pinwheels For Prevention

If you’ve passed through the Livingston square recently, you may have noticed colorful pinwheels at the fountain area at the library. April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and pinwheels have been placed at the fountain as a reminder to be aware of child abuse. For more stories like this, pick up a copy of this…

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Daffodil Project Teaches Lessons

How can planting a flower help you succeed in life? That’s what students at Rickman Elementary School have been learning about for the past few weeks. “In early February, I began a hands-on teaching project with my students primarily about daffodils,” said Dr. Donnie Holman, the principal of the school. “Along with this, we studied…

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Advocates Appointed

Judge Daryl Colson swears in new advocates Matt and Tim Troyer in the Court Appointed Special Advocate program. They joined the program recently, along with Dolly Gearing and Carly Chandler. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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Now Open

A ribbon cutting was held last week in Livingston for a new business on Church Street. The Food Dude offers home cooking, daily specials and free local delivery. Their phone number is 397-3414 and the website is fooddudeconcessions.com. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now,…

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Obituaries

Enterprise 3-17-15

Dennis Joel Tharp Concrete Construction Worker Dennis Joel Tharp, 62, of the Hardy’s Chapel Community of Overton County, passed away March 4 at his home. Funeral services were held March 8 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Dewey Glen Masters officiating. Interment followed in Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.He was born April 2, 1952,…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 3-17-15

Joe “Red Joe” Heady Heavy Equipment Operator Joe “Red Joe” Heady, 76, passed away March 7 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held March 10 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ronald Strong officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Joe “Red Joe” Heady was born Jan. 2, 1939 in…

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Citizen Statesman 3-17-15

Donnie R. Allred Truck Driver Donnie R. Allred, 63 of Jamestown formerly of Celina, passed away March 3 at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. No services or visitation were planned. Donnie R. Allred was born June 18, 1951. He was an owner and operator truck driver. He was preceded in death by his parents, Creed…

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Recent News

Budget Committee Hears Requests

Overton County officials will have to wait awhile before they find out whether additional funding they have requested in the upcoming fiscal year will be approved. Gregg Nivens, the chairman of the Overton County Budget Committee, says no decisions will be made until the committee has had a chance to see all of the funding…

Read More
Board To Consider New GPA

The Overton County Board of Education is considering a proposal which proponents say will give students equal footing when it comes to competing for college scholarships. Livingston Academy counselor Vanessa Farris told the board during a work session last month that using what’s called a weighted GPA to determine grade point averages would be better…

Read More
Pinwheels For Prevention

If you’ve passed through the Livingston square recently, you may have noticed colorful pinwheels at the fountain area at the library. April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and pinwheels have been placed at the fountain as a reminder to be aware of child abuse. For more stories like this, pick up a copy of this…

Read More
Daffodil Project Teaches Lessons

How can planting a flower help you succeed in life? That’s what students at Rickman Elementary School have been learning about for the past few weeks. “In early February, I began a hands-on teaching project with my students primarily about daffodils,” said Dr. Donnie Holman, the principal of the school. “Along with this, we studied…

Read More
Advocates Appointed

Judge Daryl Colson swears in new advocates Matt and Tim Troyer in the Court Appointed Special Advocate program. They joined the program recently, along with Dolly Gearing and Carly Chandler. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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Now Open

A ribbon cutting was held last week in Livingston for a new business on Church Street. The Food Dude offers home cooking, daily specials and free local delivery. Their phone number is 397-3414 and the website is fooddudeconcessions.com. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now,…

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