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Tennis Team Season In Full Swing

The Tennis Team played Warren County and Watertown this past week. They played Warren County on Tuesday, March 3. Kaylee Laycock, Jeffrey Chen, Zach Tolhurst, Jake Craig and Cole Smith all won their singles matches against Warren County. Kaylee Laycock won her singles match 5-1. Jeffrey Chen won his singles match 8-0.  Zach Tolhurst won…

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Schools Consider Asking For More Money

The Overton County Board of Education is still facing a $417,750 deficit in the budget. The Board is still considering options and discussed them at last week’s work session. The BOE was facing a $464,000 deficit during their last meeting. Dr. Winningham spoke to a consultant and the estimated nine percent insurance increase on this…

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Graffiti Popping Up

The beauty and charm of a small town can be enticing to both visitors and residents alike. However, that beauty can be spoiled in only a matter of minutes with just a couple of dollars of spray paint. Residents may have noticed that graffiti has been popping up in various parts of Livingston as of…

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Commissioners Approve Hardware Store Incentives

Overton County Commissioners approved a resolution last night that will give incentives to rebuild a beloved local hardware store. Readers may remember when Winningham Hardware burned on Sept. 1, 2017. Since that time the owner, Kenneth Winningham Jr., has cleaned up the site, and work has now begun on rebuilding the store. For more on…

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Wanted Man Runs

A Rickman man fled into the woods and hid in a creek to avoid being arrested last week. His attempt to flee was cut short by Overton County Sheriff’s Dept. Sergeant Bobby Farris. Sergeant Farris along with Deputy Stafford and Deputy Due went to 1338 Okolona Road to serve a warrant on Jason Abston, 54,…

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New Medical Clinic Coming To Livingston

Residents and visitors won’t have to look at the eyesore that is the old Wendy’s building for much longer. A company has purchased the lot and has big plans for the location. The Livingston Planning Commission has approved the final site plan for the site that is located on West Main Street. Building Inspector Darius…

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Obituaries

Obits 3/27/18

  Anna Lee Breeding Karch Anna Lee Breeding Karch was born March 18, 1926 in Overton County, TN to the late Myrtle Alma Boatman and William Winton Breeding. She died Wednesday March 14, 2018 in the Bailey Manor in Cookeville. Funeral services were on Saturday morning March 17 at 11 a.m. at Cookeville First United…

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Obits 3/20/18

  Linnie K. Garrett Linnie K. Garrett, 66 of Rickman passed away on March 15 at her residence. Funeral services were held on March 17 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Denton Hummel officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. She was born Feb. 14, 1952 in Overton County. She…

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Obits 3/13/18

  Opal Marie Dale Factory Worker Opal Marie Dale, 75 of Rickman, passed away on March 4 at her home. Funeral services were held on March 6 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Eugene McCowan officiating. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. She was born on May 16, 1942 in Putnam…

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Recent News

Tennis Team Season In Full Swing

The Tennis Team played Warren County and Watertown this past week. They played Warren County on Tuesday, March 3. Kaylee Laycock, Jeffrey Chen, Zach Tolhurst, Jake Craig and Cole Smith all won their singles matches against Warren County. Kaylee Laycock won her singles match 5-1. Jeffrey Chen won his singles match 8-0.  Zach Tolhurst won…

Read More
Schools Consider Asking For More Money

The Overton County Board of Education is still facing a $417,750 deficit in the budget. The Board is still considering options and discussed them at last week’s work session. The BOE was facing a $464,000 deficit during their last meeting. Dr. Winningham spoke to a consultant and the estimated nine percent insurance increase on this…

Read More
Graffiti Popping Up

The beauty and charm of a small town can be enticing to both visitors and residents alike. However, that beauty can be spoiled in only a matter of minutes with just a couple of dollars of spray paint. Residents may have noticed that graffiti has been popping up in various parts of Livingston as of…

Read More
Commissioners Approve Hardware Store Incentives

Overton County Commissioners approved a resolution last night that will give incentives to rebuild a beloved local hardware store. Readers may remember when Winningham Hardware burned on Sept. 1, 2017. Since that time the owner, Kenneth Winningham Jr., has cleaned up the site, and work has now begun on rebuilding the store. For more on…

Read More
Wanted Man Runs

A Rickman man fled into the woods and hid in a creek to avoid being arrested last week. His attempt to flee was cut short by Overton County Sheriff’s Dept. Sergeant Bobby Farris. Sergeant Farris along with Deputy Stafford and Deputy Due went to 1338 Okolona Road to serve a warrant on Jason Abston, 54,…

Read More
New Medical Clinic Coming To Livingston

Residents and visitors won’t have to look at the eyesore that is the old Wendy’s building for much longer. A company has purchased the lot and has big plans for the location. The Livingston Planning Commission has approved the final site plan for the site that is located on West Main Street. Building Inspector Darius…

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