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Express Outlet Is Robbed At Gunpoint

Store clerks at Express Tobacco Outlet in Livingston were reportedly robbed at gunpoint at closing time on Saturday night. According to Livingston Police Department (LPD) officials, an armed male subject entered the service station located at 1817 Bradford Hicks Drive, took some petty cash, and then fled from the store in a vehicle parked outside…

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Man Steals Truck To Make It To Court

After a farm truck was stolen overnight in May, a Livingston man admitted to law enforcement that he stole the vehicle when he couldn’t find a ride to court. Richard Kenneth Rogers, 44 of Livingston, was sentenced to four years to serve at approximately 35 percent last week in criminal court of Overton County for…

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Planning Commission Approves Building Plans

The new Overton County administrative services building continues to take steps into finalization, as the site plan was approved in the Livingston Municipal Planning Commission meeting on Jan. 28. The planning commission approved the proposed parking layout for the Millard V. Oakley Services Building located at across from Winningham Hardware pending the approval from the…

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Board Amends Property Regulations

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen are “cutting down” on over grown grass in the city, as amendments to the property maintenance regulations that would consider this and other items to be unlawful were approved upon first reading in regular session last night. The first reading of an ordinance to amend Chapter 1, Title…

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Settlement Reached In Rape Case

An Overton County couple charged with a number of sex offenses, reportedly in connection with a teenager they met while volunteering at a church, reached a settlement in the criminal court of Putnam County on Monday, Jan. 28. Assistant District Attorney General of the 8th Judicial District Philip A. Kazee said that they negotiated a…

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School Audit Deficiencies Noted

An independent audit filed with the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury found six issues in the Overton County School System’s internal school funds as of June 30, 2018 in a recently announced audit of the system. The auditor’s report conducted by Tamara L. Beckman, CPA, MBA notes significant deficiencies in inappropriate spending of general funds;…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/22/19

Mary Alice Sells Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Alice Lynch Sells, age 91, of Monroe were conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, January 20, 2019 from the Bethsaida Christian Church. Rev. Craig Green officiated. Burial followed in the Bethsaida Cemetery. The family welcomed friends on Sunday from 12:30 until time of services at the Bethsaida Christian…

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Obituaries 1/15/19

Elizabeth Turner Teacher Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Clydia McAlpin Turner, age 76, of Algood, was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 9 in the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Donna Peak officiated Interment followed at Algood City Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday from 5 – 7 p.m. and again…

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Obituaries 1/8/19

William Bruce Davis LPN William Bruce Davis, 63 of Livingston, passed away at the Overton County Health and Rehab on Dec. 17, 2018. Funeral services were held on Dec. 20 at the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Douglas Hawkins officiated. Interment followed in the John L. Clark cemetery in Gainesboro. He was…

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Recent News

Express Outlet Is Robbed At Gunpoint

Store clerks at Express Tobacco Outlet in Livingston were reportedly robbed at gunpoint at closing time on Saturday night. According to Livingston Police Department (LPD) officials, an armed male subject entered the service station located at 1817 Bradford Hicks Drive, took some petty cash, and then fled from the store in a vehicle parked outside…

Read More
Man Steals Truck To Make It To Court

After a farm truck was stolen overnight in May, a Livingston man admitted to law enforcement that he stole the vehicle when he couldn’t find a ride to court. Richard Kenneth Rogers, 44 of Livingston, was sentenced to four years to serve at approximately 35 percent last week in criminal court of Overton County for…

Read More
Planning Commission Approves Building Plans

The new Overton County administrative services building continues to take steps into finalization, as the site plan was approved in the Livingston Municipal Planning Commission meeting on Jan. 28. The planning commission approved the proposed parking layout for the Millard V. Oakley Services Building located at across from Winningham Hardware pending the approval from the…

Read More
Board Amends Property Regulations

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen are “cutting down” on over grown grass in the city, as amendments to the property maintenance regulations that would consider this and other items to be unlawful were approved upon first reading in regular session last night. The first reading of an ordinance to amend Chapter 1, Title…

Read More
Settlement Reached In Rape Case

An Overton County couple charged with a number of sex offenses, reportedly in connection with a teenager they met while volunteering at a church, reached a settlement in the criminal court of Putnam County on Monday, Jan. 28. Assistant District Attorney General of the 8th Judicial District Philip A. Kazee said that they negotiated a…

Read More
School Audit Deficiencies Noted

An independent audit filed with the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury found six issues in the Overton County School System’s internal school funds as of June 30, 2018 in a recently announced audit of the system. The auditor’s report conducted by Tamara L. Beckman, CPA, MBA notes significant deficiencies in inappropriate spending of general funds;…

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