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Anti-Drug Coalition Talks Prevention

The Overton County Anti-Drug Coalition (OCADC) held a meeting last Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce. At this meeting Executive Director Tasha Mackie discussed the role they played in National Night Out on Aug. 6 along with things they learned from surveys given at their booth that night. For more on this story, pick up…

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Highway Department Pursues FEMA Funds

Overton County is asking for federal assistance in repairing roads damaged by recent flooding. County Commissioner and County Highway Department employee Darwin Clark, organized a meeting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last week, which is known as a Recovery Scoping Meeting. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Jr. Wildcats Drop Season Opener

The Overton County Junior Wildcats football team kicked off their season on Thursday in Macon County where the Tigers routed the Wildcats 34-8. The Jr. Wildcats started out with the ball before having it stripped by the Macon County defense. The Tigers went on to score a rushing touchdown with 5:23 left to play in…

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Property Board Has Busy Agenda

The Property Maintenance Advisory Board met last Tuesday to discuss issues concerning complaints regarding local properties in the Livingston area. The meeting began by the board going over old business from their previous meeting. There were eight properties on the agenda for old business. The board ruled that all eight of the properties were either…

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The Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes Is Set

The Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes will be Aug. 17 and 18 in Cookeville. Presented by the Home Builders Association of the Upper Cumberland, the tour will include new and remodeled houses that feature a variety of design styles and innovative building products. The Upper Cumberland is a great place to live, and the Parade…

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Children Receive Free Clothing

Several local women put in countless hours of effort this past weekend and made a difference in many children’s lives across the county by hosting the first-ever Free Back-to-School Shopping Event at the Livingston National Guard Armory. Anita Walker-Ledbetter, along with several others including Stacie Franklin, Pam Smith, Jamie Simmons and Eysha Smith, were the…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 7-30-19

Bella Rae Ogletree Bella Rae Ogletree, 5 months, passed away on July 25 at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. Funeral services were held on July 26 at the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Interment followed at the Bolestown Cemetery. She was born in Hamilton County on Feb. 19, 2019. Sheis survived by parents, Jordan…

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Obituaries 7-23-19

James Cantrell James Cantrell, 76, of Livingston passed away July 12 at Saint Thomas West in Nashville. Funeral services were held on July 15 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiated. Interment followed in Fall Springs Cemetery. He was born in Allred. He served in the army. He loved his wife,…

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Obituaries 7-16-19

David Ross Oakley Mr. David Ross Oakley, 79, of Livingston, passed away on July 11 in the comfort of his home. Funeral services were held on July 14 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Caleb Sampson officiated. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County on Aug.…

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Recent News

Anti-Drug Coalition Talks Prevention

The Overton County Anti-Drug Coalition (OCADC) held a meeting last Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce. At this meeting Executive Director Tasha Mackie discussed the role they played in National Night Out on Aug. 6 along with things they learned from surveys given at their booth that night. For more on this story, pick up…

Read More
Highway Department Pursues FEMA Funds

Overton County is asking for federal assistance in repairing roads damaged by recent flooding. County Commissioner and County Highway Department employee Darwin Clark, organized a meeting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last week, which is known as a Recovery Scoping Meeting. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

Read More
Jr. Wildcats Drop Season Opener

The Overton County Junior Wildcats football team kicked off their season on Thursday in Macon County where the Tigers routed the Wildcats 34-8. The Jr. Wildcats started out with the ball before having it stripped by the Macon County defense. The Tigers went on to score a rushing touchdown with 5:23 left to play in…

Read More
Property Board Has Busy Agenda

The Property Maintenance Advisory Board met last Tuesday to discuss issues concerning complaints regarding local properties in the Livingston area. The meeting began by the board going over old business from their previous meeting. There were eight properties on the agenda for old business. The board ruled that all eight of the properties were either…

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The Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes Is Set

The Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes will be Aug. 17 and 18 in Cookeville. Presented by the Home Builders Association of the Upper Cumberland, the tour will include new and remodeled houses that feature a variety of design styles and innovative building products. The Upper Cumberland is a great place to live, and the Parade…

Read More
Children Receive Free Clothing

Several local women put in countless hours of effort this past weekend and made a difference in many children’s lives across the county by hosting the first-ever Free Back-to-School Shopping Event at the Livingston National Guard Armory. Anita Walker-Ledbetter, along with several others including Stacie Franklin, Pam Smith, Jamie Simmons and Eysha Smith, were the…

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