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Charges Dismissed In Rape Case

A Livingston man was indicted on a half-dozen counts of sexual battery and rape in April 2016, as previously reported in the Enterprise; however the case was recently dismissed. Joe Brown, 78, of Livingston was indicted in Overton County Criminal Court on three counts of rape and three counts of sexual battery. For more on…

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Man Charged With Murder In Overdose

A Livingston man was arrested last week for allegedly supplying fentanyl to a man who overdosed in 2019. Ronald Anson Wheeler, 51 of Livingston, is being charged in an Overton County Grand Jury indictment with two counts of second degree murder and several other drug charges, including three counts of delivery of a schedule II…

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Two Arrested In Cattle Theft

Two men were arrested in conjunction with the alleged theft of an Overton County man’s cattle last Wednesday—one of the perpetrators a former Cookeville Police Officer. Shannon Smith, 48, of Cookeville and former police officer was indicted on two counts of theft of property for taking 17 calves of an Overton County man, Randall Dixon.…

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Aldermen Continue Main Street Process

The Town of Livingston’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution presented by the Downtown Revitalization Committee’s Chairman Ray Evans in effort to become a Main Street Community. The action came during last night’s regular meeting of the board. For more on this story pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

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Marijuana Decriminalization In Tenn. To Be Considered

State lawmakers are tackling whether marijuana should be legalized in Tennessee. Rep. Rick Staples (D-Knoxville) introduced a bill that would change Tennessee’s controlled substances laws to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana statewide. It would also authorize counties to hold referendum elections to allow marijuana growing, manufacturing, delivery and retail sales within their boundaries.…

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Harvill Guilty Of Vehicular Homicide; Assault

A Monterey man was sentenced to 10 years to serve last Tuesday in Overton County Criminal Court. After a two-day jury trial in November, he was found guilty in court of all charges presented against him. Shannon C. Harvill, 47, of Monterey was found guilty after the death of Shannon Cook, 27, of Crawford. For…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 1/21/20

Wayne Hancock Wayne Hancock, 75, of Monroe passed away Jan. 14 from the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 18 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Hancock Cemetery. Bro. Aaron Dillon officiated. He was born in Overton County. He was a 1962 graduate of Livingston Academy. He…

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Obits 1/14/20

Mildred Louise Conaster Mildred Louise Danner Conaster, 88, of Livingston passed away Dec. 30 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held Jan. 3 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Potter West Cemetery. Bro. John Copeland officiated. She was born Jan. 23, 1931 in Overton County. She was…

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Obituaries 1/7/20

John R. Compton John R. Compton, 89, of the Willow Grove Community passed away Dec. 29 from the Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 2 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Goodlettsville. Bro. Josh Shaw officiated. He was born in Davidson…

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Recent News

Charges Dismissed In Rape Case

A Livingston man was indicted on a half-dozen counts of sexual battery and rape in April 2016, as previously reported in the Enterprise; however the case was recently dismissed. Joe Brown, 78, of Livingston was indicted in Overton County Criminal Court on three counts of rape and three counts of sexual battery. For more on…

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Man Charged With Murder In Overdose

A Livingston man was arrested last week for allegedly supplying fentanyl to a man who overdosed in 2019. Ronald Anson Wheeler, 51 of Livingston, is being charged in an Overton County Grand Jury indictment with two counts of second degree murder and several other drug charges, including three counts of delivery of a schedule II…

Read More
Two Arrested In Cattle Theft

Two men were arrested in conjunction with the alleged theft of an Overton County man’s cattle last Wednesday—one of the perpetrators a former Cookeville Police Officer. Shannon Smith, 48, of Cookeville and former police officer was indicted on two counts of theft of property for taking 17 calves of an Overton County man, Randall Dixon.…

Read More
Aldermen Continue Main Street Process

The Town of Livingston’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution presented by the Downtown Revitalization Committee’s Chairman Ray Evans in effort to become a Main Street Community. The action came during last night’s regular meeting of the board. For more on this story pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

Read More
Marijuana Decriminalization In Tenn. To Be Considered

State lawmakers are tackling whether marijuana should be legalized in Tennessee. Rep. Rick Staples (D-Knoxville) introduced a bill that would change Tennessee’s controlled substances laws to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana statewide. It would also authorize counties to hold referendum elections to allow marijuana growing, manufacturing, delivery and retail sales within their boundaries.…

Read More
Harvill Guilty Of Vehicular Homicide; Assault

A Monterey man was sentenced to 10 years to serve last Tuesday in Overton County Criminal Court. After a two-day jury trial in November, he was found guilty in court of all charges presented against him. Shannon C. Harvill, 47, of Monterey was found guilty after the death of Shannon Cook, 27, of Crawford. For…

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