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L.A. Graduation Ceremony Still Planned

The Overton County Board of Education met last Tuesday via videoconference and discussed graduation ceremony possibilities. Director of Schools Dr. Mark Winningham reiterated at the meeting that the ceremony will be tentatively scheduled with the realization that it may not be able to happen given the situation surrounding the uncertainty of COVID-19. For the time…

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Spring Beautification Award Goes To South Church Home

One of the goals set by the Envision Livingston committee is to recognize and award the efforts homeowners have made regarding significant improvements and beautification to properties within the Town of Livingston. The recipient of the award for this quarter is Dr. Diane Sadler and husband, Bruce Hudgens whose home is located at 110 South…

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Education Committee Tables School System Budget Request

Overton County Commissioners met in an Education Committee meeting last Wednesday and reviewed the budget request from the Overton County School System – but tabled the vote on the matter. County Budget Director Connie York recommended to the committee that the budget not be approved due to the exclusion of audited numbers from the 2018-2019…

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COVID Update Is Given

Several local officials met yesterday and provided updates surrounding reopening the community and COVID-19. Mayor Curtis Hayes informed the public that Livingston City Hall has now opened for the public; however, people are being urged to wear masks and gloves upon entering the facility. If masks and gloves are not available to you, they will…

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Overton Countians Receive Reappraisal Notices

Overton County residents recently received notice from County Property Assessor Cara Boone of their potential property tax increase because of a reappraisal of property. The reappraisal process is required by the State of Tennessee for all counties every four to six years. Overton County is on a five-year schedule, with this year being the year…

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Reopening For Business

Despite previously moving to mandate a stay-at-home order when data showed many Tennesseans declining to follow his initial request, Gov. Bill Lee reiterated recently that he trusts business owners and customers in the state will voluntarily comply with a set of guidelines for reopening. “I’m not starting with the assumption that Tennessee business owners are…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 4/28/20

Eric Edwin Carwile Eric Edwin Carwile, 76, of Rickman passed away April 20 from the Skyline Medical Center. Celebration of Life Services were held April 26 at the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Aron Dillon officiated. He was born in Overton County on June 27, 1943. He was a 1962 graduate of Livingston Academy and…

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Obituaries 4/21/20

Cecil Lloyd Thurman Cecil Thurman, 84, of Livingston passed away April 11 from Overton County Health and Rehab. Private graveside services for the family will be held at the Hunter Cove Cemetery in Allons. Officiating the services will be Rev. Christian Smith. He was born in Allons on May 27, 1935. He was a man…

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Obituaries 4/14/20

William Cloice Reeder William Cloice Reeder, 63, of the Independence Community passed away April 5 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Graveside services were held April 7 at the Fellowship Cemetery. Bro. John Keith officiated. He was born in Overton County. Baptist in Faith, he loved farming and using his tractor and farming cattle.…

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Recent News

L.A. Graduation Ceremony Still Planned

The Overton County Board of Education met last Tuesday via videoconference and discussed graduation ceremony possibilities. Director of Schools Dr. Mark Winningham reiterated at the meeting that the ceremony will be tentatively scheduled with the realization that it may not be able to happen given the situation surrounding the uncertainty of COVID-19. For the time…

Read More
Spring Beautification Award Goes To South Church Home

One of the goals set by the Envision Livingston committee is to recognize and award the efforts homeowners have made regarding significant improvements and beautification to properties within the Town of Livingston. The recipient of the award for this quarter is Dr. Diane Sadler and husband, Bruce Hudgens whose home is located at 110 South…

Read More
Education Committee Tables School System Budget Request

Overton County Commissioners met in an Education Committee meeting last Wednesday and reviewed the budget request from the Overton County School System – but tabled the vote on the matter. County Budget Director Connie York recommended to the committee that the budget not be approved due to the exclusion of audited numbers from the 2018-2019…

Read More
COVID Update Is Given

Several local officials met yesterday and provided updates surrounding reopening the community and COVID-19. Mayor Curtis Hayes informed the public that Livingston City Hall has now opened for the public; however, people are being urged to wear masks and gloves upon entering the facility. If masks and gloves are not available to you, they will…

Read More
Overton Countians Receive Reappraisal Notices

Overton County residents recently received notice from County Property Assessor Cara Boone of their potential property tax increase because of a reappraisal of property. The reappraisal process is required by the State of Tennessee for all counties every four to six years. Overton County is on a five-year schedule, with this year being the year…

Read More
Reopening For Business

Despite previously moving to mandate a stay-at-home order when data showed many Tennesseans declining to follow his initial request, Gov. Bill Lee reiterated recently that he trusts business owners and customers in the state will voluntarily comply with a set of guidelines for reopening. “I’m not starting with the assumption that Tennessee business owners are…

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