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School Board Discusses Director’s Contract

The School Board will soon consider an extension of the contract for Overton County Director of Schools Mark Winningham. During a School Board work session last Tuesday, William Abston explained about adding Director of Schools Mark Winngham’s contract extension to the next meeting’s agenda. Abston stated, “We are not making any decisions on that, we…

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Former Firefighter Arrested

A former member of the Rickman Volunteer Fire Department was arrested on multiple charges. His arrest follows an investigation where he reportedly was misrepresenting himself as a bomb and arson agent. Steven Allen Morrow-Poore, 27, was indicted in October on charges including: two counts of forgery for identification and documents, criminal simulation of identification and…

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Winningham Makes Radio Hall Of Fame

Livingston native William ‘Billy Kidd’ Winningham was inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame recently. Winningham began hosting the WIMZ night show in Knoxville in 1990. His show was called Outlaw Radio. Three years later, Billy Kidd joined Phil Williams to co-host the WIMZ morning show, which was called The Phil and Billy Show.…

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Wildcats Teams Drop Games To Tough Clarkrange Squads

Turnovers and an overpowering Clarkrange team led to a tough Lady Wildcats loss last week. The first quarter got off to a slow start, but things developed quickly later on. In the opening four minutes, both the Lady Cats and the Lady Buffaloes were in a defensive struggle. Clarkrange scored the first five points. Leah…

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New Industry Asking City For $1.3 Million Line

A potential new industry, which is only known as “Project Go Bears,” has asked the Town of Livingston to build a $1.3 million dollar gas line running to Rickman. Ray Evans, a representative of the Overton County Economic Development, spoke to the mayor and aldermen during a work session held on Dec. 8. Evans explained…

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Hilham Man Fights Officers

A Hilham man wouldn’t get arrested without a fight. He allegedly assaulted several officers and had to be tazed twice, before finally being overpowered. Kevin M. Gushen, 28 of Hilham, was arrested by Clay County officers for evading arrest, disorderly conduct, resisting stop, arrest or search, two counts of vandalism and several counts of assaulting…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 12-27-16

Thelma Jean Dennis HomemakerThelma Jean Dennis, 85, passed away Dec. 15 at Mabry Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Gainesboro. Funeral services were held Dec. 18 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Don Bryant officiating. Interment followed at Pharris Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Nov. 5,…

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Citizen Statesman 12-20-16

Lisa Virginia Boles Lisa Virginia Boles, 51 of Livingston, and formerly of Celina passed away at her residence in Livingston on Dec. 5. Funeral Services were held Dec. 8 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Turkeytown Cemetery. She was born in Hilham…

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Enterprise 12-20-16

Bill “Cherokee” Allred William (Bill) “Cherokee” Allred, 74, of Alpine, passed away Dec. 10 at the Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 13 from the Christ Church Presbyterian in Alpine with Bro. David Beaty officiating. Interment followed in the Green Hill Cemetery. He was born in Clay County July 16,…

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Recent News

School Board Discusses Director’s Contract

The School Board will soon consider an extension of the contract for Overton County Director of Schools Mark Winningham. During a School Board work session last Tuesday, William Abston explained about adding Director of Schools Mark Winngham’s contract extension to the next meeting’s agenda. Abston stated, “We are not making any decisions on that, we…

Read More
Former Firefighter Arrested

A former member of the Rickman Volunteer Fire Department was arrested on multiple charges. His arrest follows an investigation where he reportedly was misrepresenting himself as a bomb and arson agent. Steven Allen Morrow-Poore, 27, was indicted in October on charges including: two counts of forgery for identification and documents, criminal simulation of identification and…

Read More
Winningham Makes Radio Hall Of Fame

Livingston native William ‘Billy Kidd’ Winningham was inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame recently. Winningham began hosting the WIMZ night show in Knoxville in 1990. His show was called Outlaw Radio. Three years later, Billy Kidd joined Phil Williams to co-host the WIMZ morning show, which was called The Phil and Billy Show.…

Read More
Wildcats Teams Drop Games To Tough Clarkrange Squads

Turnovers and an overpowering Clarkrange team led to a tough Lady Wildcats loss last week. The first quarter got off to a slow start, but things developed quickly later on. In the opening four minutes, both the Lady Cats and the Lady Buffaloes were in a defensive struggle. Clarkrange scored the first five points. Leah…

Read More
New Industry Asking City For $1.3 Million Line

A potential new industry, which is only known as “Project Go Bears,” has asked the Town of Livingston to build a $1.3 million dollar gas line running to Rickman. Ray Evans, a representative of the Overton County Economic Development, spoke to the mayor and aldermen during a work session held on Dec. 8. Evans explained…

Read More
Hilham Man Fights Officers

A Hilham man wouldn’t get arrested without a fight. He allegedly assaulted several officers and had to be tazed twice, before finally being overpowered. Kevin M. Gushen, 28 of Hilham, was arrested by Clay County officers for evading arrest, disorderly conduct, resisting stop, arrest or search, two counts of vandalism and several counts of assaulting…

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