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Veterans Are Honored Here

“The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas McArthur As the volunteer state, Tennessee has seen its share of young men and women being shipped off to war. Some came home, some didn’t and some who…

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Hilham Highway Wreck

The driver of a Chevy Spark, 22-year-old Nicole Lee, was transported via ambulance to Livingston Regional Medical Center, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, after this accident Monday. Her passenger, 44-year old Lisa Lee, was trapped inside the vehicle until responders rescued her and was then transported by helicopter to Skyline Medical Center. Both were…

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Officials Investigate Prank At High School

In what was thought to be a harmless prank, members of the L.A. boy’s basketball team were given small amounts of toilet water in their water bottles during a scrimmage game last Friday. This kind of prank, however, can have serious medical consequences. So far no one has become sick. For more on this story,…

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Rickman Hosts Pickett Bobcats

Starting the first period off, Pickett is awarded free throws because of a foul called on Rickman but the Bulldogs were lucky since the Bobcats only successfully scored one of the two free throws. Picket then fouled on #22 Jaden Lawerence, who gained one successful free throw. Unlike with the previous game, Rickman got more…

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Man Is Fatally Wounded In Shooting

TBI agents are investigating an officer-related shooting here in Overton County from the evening of Oct. 31. The shooting was on Petalbrook Lane around 5 p.m., according to the TBI news release. A call came in to dispatchers regarding an abandoned vehicle on a resident’s property in that area with bullet holes in the vehicle.…

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Riddle Given Coaching Award

Livingston Academy’s own Lesley Riddle was this year’s recipient of the A.F. Bridges Female Coach of the Year award. Riddle is the Girl’s basketball coach and the assistant principal at Livingston Academy. Playing a sport isn’t always about winning and Riddle makes that known. When asked about her position as a coach, Riddle said, “So…

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Obits 10/31/17

Wilma L. Evans Wilma L. Evans, 84, of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 23 at her residence. Funeral services were held on Oct. 25 from the chapel of the Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Scott Allred officiated. Interment followed in the Evans Family Cemetery. She was born in Putnam County on April 11, 1933. She was…

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Obits 10/24/17

      Jason Mark Key Jason Mark Key, 54, of the Rushing Springs community passed away on Oct. 15 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Oct. 21 at the Pleasant Ridge Church. Interment followed in the Pleasant Ridge cemetery, with Military Honors provided by the Honor Guard of the James T.…

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Obits 10/17/17

Milfred Delonie Winningham Milfred Delonie Winningham, 87, of Monroe, passed away on Oct. 9 at the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home on Oct. 12. Bro. Steven Barlow officiated. Interment followed in the Hatcher Hall Cemetery with Military Honors provided at graveside by the Honor Guard…

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Recent News

Veterans Are Honored Here

“The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas McArthur As the volunteer state, Tennessee has seen its share of young men and women being shipped off to war. Some came home, some didn’t and some who…

Read More
Hilham Highway Wreck

The driver of a Chevy Spark, 22-year-old Nicole Lee, was transported via ambulance to Livingston Regional Medical Center, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, after this accident Monday. Her passenger, 44-year old Lisa Lee, was trapped inside the vehicle until responders rescued her and was then transported by helicopter to Skyline Medical Center. Both were…

Read More
Officials Investigate Prank At High School

In what was thought to be a harmless prank, members of the L.A. boy’s basketball team were given small amounts of toilet water in their water bottles during a scrimmage game last Friday. This kind of prank, however, can have serious medical consequences. So far no one has become sick. For more on this story,…

Read More
Rickman Hosts Pickett Bobcats

Starting the first period off, Pickett is awarded free throws because of a foul called on Rickman but the Bulldogs were lucky since the Bobcats only successfully scored one of the two free throws. Picket then fouled on #22 Jaden Lawerence, who gained one successful free throw. Unlike with the previous game, Rickman got more…

Read More
Man Is Fatally Wounded In Shooting

TBI agents are investigating an officer-related shooting here in Overton County from the evening of Oct. 31. The shooting was on Petalbrook Lane around 5 p.m., according to the TBI news release. A call came in to dispatchers regarding an abandoned vehicle on a resident’s property in that area with bullet holes in the vehicle.…

Read More
Riddle Given Coaching Award

Livingston Academy’s own Lesley Riddle was this year’s recipient of the A.F. Bridges Female Coach of the Year award. Riddle is the Girl’s basketball coach and the assistant principal at Livingston Academy. Playing a sport isn’t always about winning and Riddle makes that known. When asked about her position as a coach, Riddle said, “So…

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