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Jr. Wildcats Move To 3-0 On Season

After two hard-fought victories where the Overton County Jr. Wildcats managed 14 and 12 points respectively in each game, the team found their offensive spark last Tuesday against York. The Jr. Wildcats put up 28 big points on the board in defeating the 3-0 York Crush team by a score of 28-12. The Overton County…

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Beloved Hardware Store Is Destroyed

Sirens could be heard throughout downtown Livingston Friday afternoon, as longtime Livingston business Winningham Hardware became engulfed by flames just after 12 p.m. The Livingston Fire Department was the first to arrive on the scene when the call came in, as well as Upper Cumberland Electric to cut off the power so firefighters could battle…

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Fire Destroys Home On Hanging Limb Hwy.

A fire on Hanging Limb Highway left a person’s home as a total loss last Wednesday. Mountain Fire Department Chief Bobby Bowman described the home as an older singlewide mobile home and a “total loss” after the fire took its toll. The driveway conditions of the home made it hard for rescuers to reach the…

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Walsh Found Guilty Of Murder

A man charged in a 2015 death near the Overton County line has been found guilty of murder and abuse of a corpse. The jury deliberated for approximately five hours before finding Edward Walsh guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh was originally charged with first degree murder and abuse of a…

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American Legion Hosts Breakfast Fundraiser…

Dan Hammond and past Commander Roy H. Tudor enjoy a breakfast served to them for their military service at the American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4 on Aug. 26. The American Legion hosted a country breakfast to help raise funds for the improvements to the old “Quonset Hut.” For more on this story,…

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Rickman Highway Wreck Snarls Traffic

A driver ran off the right side of the road on Rickman Highway Thursday afternoon and ran into a light pole, almost knocking it down. Adam Abston, 57, of Livingston, was driving south on Rickman Highway when he ran off the right side of the road and into a ditch. His white Chevy pickup truck…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-27-16

Thelma Jean Dennis HomemakerThelma Jean Dennis, 85, passed away Dec. 15 at Mabry Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Gainesboro. Funeral services were held Dec. 18 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Don Bryant officiating. Interment followed at Pharris Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Nov. 5,…

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Citizen Statesman 12-20-16

Lisa Virginia Boles Lisa Virginia Boles, 51 of Livingston, and formerly of Celina passed away at her residence in Livingston on Dec. 5. Funeral Services were held Dec. 8 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Turkeytown Cemetery. She was born in Hilham…

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Enterprise 12-20-16

Bill “Cherokee” Allred William (Bill) “Cherokee” Allred, 74, of Alpine, passed away Dec. 10 at the Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 13 from the Christ Church Presbyterian in Alpine with Bro. David Beaty officiating. Interment followed in the Green Hill Cemetery. He was born in Clay County July 16,…

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Recent News

Jr. Wildcats Move To 3-0 On Season

After two hard-fought victories where the Overton County Jr. Wildcats managed 14 and 12 points respectively in each game, the team found their offensive spark last Tuesday against York. The Jr. Wildcats put up 28 big points on the board in defeating the 3-0 York Crush team by a score of 28-12. The Overton County…

Read More
Beloved Hardware Store Is Destroyed

Sirens could be heard throughout downtown Livingston Friday afternoon, as longtime Livingston business Winningham Hardware became engulfed by flames just after 12 p.m. The Livingston Fire Department was the first to arrive on the scene when the call came in, as well as Upper Cumberland Electric to cut off the power so firefighters could battle…

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Fire Destroys Home On Hanging Limb Hwy.

A fire on Hanging Limb Highway left a person’s home as a total loss last Wednesday. Mountain Fire Department Chief Bobby Bowman described the home as an older singlewide mobile home and a “total loss” after the fire took its toll. The driveway conditions of the home made it hard for rescuers to reach the…

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Walsh Found Guilty Of Murder

A man charged in a 2015 death near the Overton County line has been found guilty of murder and abuse of a corpse. The jury deliberated for approximately five hours before finding Edward Walsh guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh was originally charged with first degree murder and abuse of a…

Read More
American Legion Hosts Breakfast Fundraiser…

Dan Hammond and past Commander Roy H. Tudor enjoy a breakfast served to them for their military service at the American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4 on Aug. 26. The American Legion hosted a country breakfast to help raise funds for the improvements to the old “Quonset Hut.” For more on this story,…

Read More
Rickman Highway Wreck Snarls Traffic

A driver ran off the right side of the road on Rickman Highway Thursday afternoon and ran into a light pole, almost knocking it down. Adam Abston, 57, of Livingston, was driving south on Rickman Highway when he ran off the right side of the road and into a ditch. His white Chevy pickup truck…

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