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Two Injured In Multi-Car Wreck

Two individuals were transported to the hospital after a three-car accident on Tommy Dodson Highway in Rickman on Friday. According to THP Trooper Beaty, Alicia Kelley, 28 of Cookeville, was traveling west on Tommy Dodson Highway. Kelley was driving a 2015 Dodge Charger and stopped to turn left into a private driveway. Alice Banks, 29…

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Wildcats Win Big At Senior Night Game

The Livingston Academy Wildcats stretched their offensive legs Thursday night, beating Cannon County by 21 points. The Wildcats came out strong with Jakob Craig putting points on the scoreboard within the first minute and a half of the game. Both teams traded baskets and by the end of the first quarter Cannon County was up…

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Overton Man Arrested After Home Invasion

If you are traveling to Clay County, it might not be a good idea to bring meth. Two people from Overton County found this out the hard way, when they were arrested in separate and unrelated cases. William I. Atwood, 45 of Allons, was arrested on Feb. 2 for public intoxication and possession of methamphetamine…

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Firemen Receive Narcan Training

On Jan 3 firemen from Livingston and across the county attended certification training to carry and administer the drug overdose reversing medication, Narcan. With the ever-increasing illegal use of opiods, instances have increased five times since 1999 according to the CDC. Stats reveal that an average 151 Americans die each day from drug overdose. Among…

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Nothing To Fire Alarm At High School

A fire alarm was triggered at Livingston Academy during the early afternoon last Wednesday. Fortunately, it was a false alarm. The Livingston Fire Department was dispatched to L.A. at approximately 1:15 p.m. Firefighters quickly responded to the scene. Fire Chief Rocky Dial explained that firefighters checked every room in the school. For more on this…

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Local Mechanic Sells Customer’s Vehicle

A mechanic allegedly sold a customer’s vehicle for scrap and was found with methamphetamine a short time later. Ralph Tyler Phy, 27 of Lake Lane in Cookeville, was arrested on Jan. 26 for theft and possession of Schedule II drugs, methamphetamine by Overton County Sheriff’s deputies Christopher Looper and Bobby Farris. For more on this…

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Obituaries

Obits 1/30/18

  Monie M. Breeding Lee Factory Worker Monie M. Breeding Lee, 78 of Livingston, passed away on Jan. 26 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. No services are scheduled at this time. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born on April 22, 1939 in Overton County. She worked for many years in…

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Obits 1/23/18

Card of Thanks During this time of our loss, we were comforted by the outpouring of support by friends and family. We would like to thank Bro. Bobby Gore and Bro. Bruce Mullinix for their kind words during the funeral; both Holly Springs Church and Walnut Grove Church of Christ for the food, singing and…

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Obits 1-16-18

Card of Thanks The family of Willie Fletcher extends thanks for the many and various expressions of love shown to us at the homegoing of our loved one. We especially thank Livingston Regional Hospital, Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Overton County Ambulance Service for their compassionate care. To nurse Tammy Sims and special caregiver Paulette…

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Recent News

Two Injured In Multi-Car Wreck

Two individuals were transported to the hospital after a three-car accident on Tommy Dodson Highway in Rickman on Friday. According to THP Trooper Beaty, Alicia Kelley, 28 of Cookeville, was traveling west on Tommy Dodson Highway. Kelley was driving a 2015 Dodge Charger and stopped to turn left into a private driveway. Alice Banks, 29…

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Wildcats Win Big At Senior Night Game

The Livingston Academy Wildcats stretched their offensive legs Thursday night, beating Cannon County by 21 points. The Wildcats came out strong with Jakob Craig putting points on the scoreboard within the first minute and a half of the game. Both teams traded baskets and by the end of the first quarter Cannon County was up…

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Overton Man Arrested After Home Invasion

If you are traveling to Clay County, it might not be a good idea to bring meth. Two people from Overton County found this out the hard way, when they were arrested in separate and unrelated cases. William I. Atwood, 45 of Allons, was arrested on Feb. 2 for public intoxication and possession of methamphetamine…

Read More
Firemen Receive Narcan Training

On Jan 3 firemen from Livingston and across the county attended certification training to carry and administer the drug overdose reversing medication, Narcan. With the ever-increasing illegal use of opiods, instances have increased five times since 1999 according to the CDC. Stats reveal that an average 151 Americans die each day from drug overdose. Among…

Read More
Nothing To Fire Alarm At High School

A fire alarm was triggered at Livingston Academy during the early afternoon last Wednesday. Fortunately, it was a false alarm. The Livingston Fire Department was dispatched to L.A. at approximately 1:15 p.m. Firefighters quickly responded to the scene. Fire Chief Rocky Dial explained that firefighters checked every room in the school. For more on this…

Read More
Local Mechanic Sells Customer’s Vehicle

A mechanic allegedly sold a customer’s vehicle for scrap and was found with methamphetamine a short time later. Ralph Tyler Phy, 27 of Lake Lane in Cookeville, was arrested on Jan. 26 for theft and possession of Schedule II drugs, methamphetamine by Overton County Sheriff’s deputies Christopher Looper and Bobby Farris. For more on this…

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