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Former Inmate Sues County For $1.5 Million

Overton County officials are having to answer to a lawsuit filed against the county by a former prisoner at the jail, a lawsuit that is asking for $1.5 million in damages. John Lucas White, who was incarcerated at the jail from April 21, 2016 until May 4, 2016, is the plaintiff in the case, which…

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Cattlemen’s Steak Fundraiser Set

The Overton County Cattlemen’s Association has planned its spring promotion and fundraiser for Friday, May 5 at the old Holt’s Family Pharmacy. The Cattlemen’s Association will serve a boneless ribeye steak sandwich plate to raise funds to support ongoing activities such as high school sponsorships, educational demonstrations, purchasing cattle equipment and sponsoring various youth and…

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E.B. Gray Jewelry: A Local Institution

Virginia Gray Harris never had a middle name. That is the truth. But, her family’s last name has adorned the door of E.B. Gray Jewelry on the square in Livingston and has been a part of this community for over 100 years. And, it all started with an act of nature that prefaced a story…

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Ford In Custody, Further Charges Expected

Tommy Glen Ford, who was on the run following an incident where a victim was shot at a residence on 128 Rocky Lane in Livingston, is in custody according to Overton County Sheriff John Garrett. On Sunday night, Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OSD) deputies were dispatched to the West Thomas Allen area of Putnam County,…

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Officials with the Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce joined city and county officials recently to celebrate the ribbon cutting at Hour O Matic Cleaners, located at Miss Clean Laundry in Livingston. Owners Wayne and Shawna Gaw offer a variety of professional dry cleaning and other services. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Manhunt Is On For Shooting Suspect

A manhunt is on and the man being hunted may be armed and dangerous, according to the Overton County Sheriffs Department. As previously reported in the Enterprise, on Monday April 17, shots were fired following some sort of altercation where a man was shot in the upper thigh at a residence at 128 Rocky Lane…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 11-1-16

Edward “Sonny” Cheesebrew Edward “Sonny” Cheesebrew, 79 of  Cookeville and formerly of Pinellas Park, Fla, passed away Oct. 20 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 24 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home in Celina with Sonny’s brother, Reverend Larry Cheesebrew officiating. He was born May 6, 1937 in Pointe Pleasant, W.Va. He was a husband,…

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Enterprise 11-1-16

Budd Harris Bishop Budd Harris Bishop was born on Nov. 1, 1936 in Canton, Ga., and was predeceased by his parents, James Monroe Bishop and Mary Eula Ponder Bishop. In 1968, he married Julia Moss Crowder, and they lived on Lookout Mountain, Tenn. He was recognized in grade school as exceptional in art and by…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 11-1-16

Elmer D. Ayers Elmer D. Ayers, 81, passed away Oct. 27 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 29 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip Morgan and Bro. Gordon Lee officiating. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born June 17, 1935…

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Recent News

Former Inmate Sues County For $1.5 Million

Overton County officials are having to answer to a lawsuit filed against the county by a former prisoner at the jail, a lawsuit that is asking for $1.5 million in damages. John Lucas White, who was incarcerated at the jail from April 21, 2016 until May 4, 2016, is the plaintiff in the case, which…

Read More
Cattlemen’s Steak Fundraiser Set

The Overton County Cattlemen’s Association has planned its spring promotion and fundraiser for Friday, May 5 at the old Holt’s Family Pharmacy. The Cattlemen’s Association will serve a boneless ribeye steak sandwich plate to raise funds to support ongoing activities such as high school sponsorships, educational demonstrations, purchasing cattle equipment and sponsoring various youth and…

Read More
E.B. Gray Jewelry: A Local Institution

Virginia Gray Harris never had a middle name. That is the truth. But, her family’s last name has adorned the door of E.B. Gray Jewelry on the square in Livingston and has been a part of this community for over 100 years. And, it all started with an act of nature that prefaced a story…

Read More
Ford In Custody, Further Charges Expected

Tommy Glen Ford, who was on the run following an incident where a victim was shot at a residence on 128 Rocky Lane in Livingston, is in custody according to Overton County Sheriff John Garrett. On Sunday night, Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OSD) deputies were dispatched to the West Thomas Allen area of Putnam County,…

Read More
Now Open

Officials with the Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce joined city and county officials recently to celebrate the ribbon cutting at Hour O Matic Cleaners, located at Miss Clean Laundry in Livingston. Owners Wayne and Shawna Gaw offer a variety of professional dry cleaning and other services. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

Read More
Manhunt Is On For Shooting Suspect

A manhunt is on and the man being hunted may be armed and dangerous, according to the Overton County Sheriffs Department. As previously reported in the Enterprise, on Monday April 17, shots were fired following some sort of altercation where a man was shot in the upper thigh at a residence at 128 Rocky Lane…

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