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LPD SWAT Team Removes Suspect

Immediate residents of a local neighborhood were alerted by emergency services to stay indoors and away from windows after a reported domestic assault suspect barricaded himself into a room inside of his 217 East Cedar Street home recently. Livingston Police Department (LPD) officers and special units reportedly had reason to believe that Casey Virgil Reagan,…

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Armed Suspect Fires On Police

A Rickman man remains in a Chattanooga hospital after he was hospitalized after a standoff with law enforcement. Charles Bean, 66, was believed to be an armed suspect who set fire to a garage at 148 Mack Phy Lane, but the suspect fled the scene and ended with both Bean and law enforcement exchanging gun…

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Man Loses Beer Permit

The Overton County Beer Board approved a beer permit on Thursday for a Hilham convenience store after the owner had reportedly misplaced the original permit. “He lost it within a week after it was signed (by the board),” said Overton County Executive Ben Danner. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Investigator Looks For Local Spirits

“This place… the energy here is just insane,” said long-time paranormal investigator Jody Dean, as he wandered the halls of the former Lady Ann Hospital and what operates today as the Overton County Courthouse Annex. The proclaimed empath, who has conducted investigations for the past nine years and is the founder of HuntingTheDead.com, came prepared…

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Christmas Parade Is Dec. 8

The 53rd Annual Livingston – Overton County Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshal will be each of the Overton County Schools. The theme of this year’s parade is “Holly Jolly Christmas”. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. at the intersection of the Highway 111…

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City Employees And Police To See Raises

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen addressed what one alderman called “a catastrophe” and “an embarrassment” that a pay scale to implement raises for Livingston Police Department (LPD) officers has not been put into action when the board met last week. Action to make changes to pay rates was made in a special called meeting…

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Obituaries

Obits 11/6/18

Myrtle J. Brown Myrtle J. Brown, 80 of Cookeville, passed away on Oct. 30 at the Overton Co. Health and Rehab. There were no funeral services planned. The family received friends at the Hall Funeral Home on Nov. 1 with cremation to follow. She was born in Cookeville on Jan. 18, 1938. She will be…

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Obits 10/30/18

Mary Linda Collins Mary Linda Collins, 69 of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 21 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Oct. 25, 2018 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Rev. Craig Green officiated. Interment followed in the Eckel Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on Sept. 29,…

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Obits 10/23/18

Fred Denton Gaw Berkline Fred Denton Gaw, 71 of Rickman, passed away on Oct. 13 at the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Oct. 17 from the Rickman First Freewill Baptist Church. Bro. Bobby Roberts officiated. Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.…

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Recent News

LPD SWAT Team Removes Suspect

Immediate residents of a local neighborhood were alerted by emergency services to stay indoors and away from windows after a reported domestic assault suspect barricaded himself into a room inside of his 217 East Cedar Street home recently. Livingston Police Department (LPD) officers and special units reportedly had reason to believe that Casey Virgil Reagan,…

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Armed Suspect Fires On Police

A Rickman man remains in a Chattanooga hospital after he was hospitalized after a standoff with law enforcement. Charles Bean, 66, was believed to be an armed suspect who set fire to a garage at 148 Mack Phy Lane, but the suspect fled the scene and ended with both Bean and law enforcement exchanging gun…

Read More
Man Loses Beer Permit

The Overton County Beer Board approved a beer permit on Thursday for a Hilham convenience store after the owner had reportedly misplaced the original permit. “He lost it within a week after it was signed (by the board),” said Overton County Executive Ben Danner. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Investigator Looks For Local Spirits

“This place… the energy here is just insane,” said long-time paranormal investigator Jody Dean, as he wandered the halls of the former Lady Ann Hospital and what operates today as the Overton County Courthouse Annex. The proclaimed empath, who has conducted investigations for the past nine years and is the founder of HuntingTheDead.com, came prepared…

Read More
Christmas Parade Is Dec. 8

The 53rd Annual Livingston – Overton County Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. This year’s Grand Marshal will be each of the Overton County Schools. The theme of this year’s parade is “Holly Jolly Christmas”. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. at the intersection of the Highway 111…

Read More
City Employees And Police To See Raises

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen addressed what one alderman called “a catastrophe” and “an embarrassment” that a pay scale to implement raises for Livingston Police Department (LPD) officers has not been put into action when the board met last week. Action to make changes to pay rates was made in a special called meeting…

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