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Sheriff’s Dept. Nabs Three During Traffic Stop

Three area men were detained by the Overton County Sheriff’s Department after finding an estimated dry weight of 10-20 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. According to Chief Deputy Tim Poore, the three large bags of marijuana were discovered as a result from conducting saturation patrol in the area on Saturday night. For more on…

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Police Catch Gas Station Thief

After a number of items were reported stolen from the backside of the West End Market and Deli on West Main Street, Livingston Police Department (LPD) Detective Logan Carpenter began an investigation into the incident that would later recover reported stolen property across three different cities. According to reports, the thieves, their vehicle and their…

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County Closes On Property

The Overton County Highway and Property Committee discussed closing on property that will be purchased using the $300,000 cash gift accepted by the county, and they also discussed progression on the ruling over whether East Fork Lane is a public or private road during their meeting on Sept. 25. The property purchased by the county…

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Aldermen Approve Liquor Requirements

The Mayor and Board of Alderman approved two second readings of ordinances related to the sale of package liquor, received updates from various organizations and added to the agenda a discussion on a recent Comptroller of the Treasury audit during their work session and regular meeting last night. As an add-on to the agenda, Alderman…

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Wildcats Take Care Of Dekalb County 27-6

After last week’s homecoming win over Smith County, the 3-3 Livingston Academy Wildcats were on the road to face district foe, Dekalb County. The all time series record between these two gridiron opponents was 30-12 in favor of the Wildcats, which started in 1929. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Fire Flares Back Up On Home

A recently purchased Livingston home caught fire early Thursday morning only to flare back up some hours later after officials left the scene from the first incident. The home was fresh off the market when first-time homeowner Dylan Savage, formerly of Rickman, witnessed his new house up in flames. The exchange was so recent that…

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Obituaries

Obits 9/18/18

Sandra E. Barbour Sandra “Sandy” E. Barbour, 63 of Byrdstown, passed away on Dec. 3, 2017, at her home. A Graveside Service was held on June 23, 2018 at Hillside Cemetery in Thomaston, Conn. Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was born in Litchfield County, Conn. on June 23,…

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Obits 9/11/18

Johnie Ford And Lillie Ford Johnie James and Lillie Vietta Foster Ford of the Fellowship Community passed away on Sept. 6 in Monroe. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Rev. Randy Pickens officiated. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery. Johnie was born in Overton County on April…

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Obits 9/4/18

Elva Jean Ayers Elva Jean Ayers, 79 of Hilham, passed away on Aug. 22 at Signature Health Care in Putnam County. Funeral services were held on Aug. 25 at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro. Bro. Gordon Lee, Bro. Phillip Morgan and Bro. Howard Dailey officiated. Interment followed in the New Hope Cemetery…

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Recent News

Sheriff’s Dept. Nabs Three During Traffic Stop

Three area men were detained by the Overton County Sheriff’s Department after finding an estimated dry weight of 10-20 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. According to Chief Deputy Tim Poore, the three large bags of marijuana were discovered as a result from conducting saturation patrol in the area on Saturday night. For more on…

Read More
Police Catch Gas Station Thief

After a number of items were reported stolen from the backside of the West End Market and Deli on West Main Street, Livingston Police Department (LPD) Detective Logan Carpenter began an investigation into the incident that would later recover reported stolen property across three different cities. According to reports, the thieves, their vehicle and their…

Read More
County Closes On Property

The Overton County Highway and Property Committee discussed closing on property that will be purchased using the $300,000 cash gift accepted by the county, and they also discussed progression on the ruling over whether East Fork Lane is a public or private road during their meeting on Sept. 25. The property purchased by the county…

Read More
Aldermen Approve Liquor Requirements

The Mayor and Board of Alderman approved two second readings of ordinances related to the sale of package liquor, received updates from various organizations and added to the agenda a discussion on a recent Comptroller of the Treasury audit during their work session and regular meeting last night. As an add-on to the agenda, Alderman…

Read More
Wildcats Take Care Of Dekalb County 27-6

After last week’s homecoming win over Smith County, the 3-3 Livingston Academy Wildcats were on the road to face district foe, Dekalb County. The all time series record between these two gridiron opponents was 30-12 in favor of the Wildcats, which started in 1929. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

Read More
Fire Flares Back Up On Home

A recently purchased Livingston home caught fire early Thursday morning only to flare back up some hours later after officials left the scene from the first incident. The home was fresh off the market when first-time homeowner Dylan Savage, formerly of Rickman, witnessed his new house up in flames. The exchange was so recent that…

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