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Retail Package Liquor Discussed

The authorization to sell liquor, wine and high gravity beer at a retail package store was certified in the City of Livingston through the Overton County Election Commission on June 14. The referendum was passed with only a difference of 55 votes during the election. Residents who voted in favor of, as well as those…

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Clean Up Results In Fire On Oakley-Allons

Seasonal chores turned into a trailblazing fiasco for one family when their pick-up truck caught fire on their way to scrap the vehicle for metal in Allons on Friday afternoon. When Deputy Kevin Barlow arrived on the scene on Oakley-Allons Road, the family’s 1998 blue Ford F150 was reportedly engulfed in flames. For more on…

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Fire Destroys Clark Street Home

A Livingston residence went up in smoke on Thursday morning. The Livingston Fire Department (LFD) responded to the reported structure fire regarding the property of Pamela Cohlson at 216 Clark Street after receiving the first of several alerts at 9:41 a.m. that morning. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Three Car Pile Up On Hwy. 84

A three-car tango on Monterey Hwy. resulted in two being transported to a medical facility on Thursday morning. According to one witness, who stated that he saw the incident occur in his rear-view mirror, the driver of a black Chrysler Sebring had been swerving in and out of the lanes for quite some time. For…

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Schools See Improvement Considered To Be One Of Top Systems In Area

The Overton County School Board held their regular meeting before a work session Thursday night to discuss information received from various committees. During the work session, Director of Schools Dr. Mark Winningham shared information from a recent achievement data report from the TNReady School-level reports showing a comparison of Overton County schools to other districts…

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Obituaries

Obits 7/18/17

Dianna Kay Ledbetter Dianna Kay Ledbetter, 65, of the Allred community, passed away July 10 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held July 13 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Roger Cisco officiated. Burial followed in the Deck cemetery located in the Allred community. She was born on December 1, 1951 in…

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Obits 7/11/17

Esther Alexandria “Sandy” Stratton Sewing supervisor Esther Alexandria “Sandy” Stratton, 76, of Allons, Tenn. passed away at her residence on April 19. Her family chose cremation. She was born in Baltimore, Md. on June 29, 1940. She was a sewing supervisor for many years in La. and a factory worker in Fla. Sandy loved to…

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Obits 7/4/17

Master Braylen Henry Poore Master Braylen Henry Poore passed away June 25 at the Vanderbilt Medical Center. A gathering of family and friends was held June 29 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. He was born in Overton County on March 30, 2017. Surviving relatives include his parents, Christopher Poore and Amber Dunn and…

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Recent News

Retail Package Liquor Discussed

The authorization to sell liquor, wine and high gravity beer at a retail package store was certified in the City of Livingston through the Overton County Election Commission on June 14. The referendum was passed with only a difference of 55 votes during the election. Residents who voted in favor of, as well as those…

Read More
Clean Up Results In Fire On Oakley-Allons

Seasonal chores turned into a trailblazing fiasco for one family when their pick-up truck caught fire on their way to scrap the vehicle for metal in Allons on Friday afternoon. When Deputy Kevin Barlow arrived on the scene on Oakley-Allons Road, the family’s 1998 blue Ford F150 was reportedly engulfed in flames. For more on…

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Overton County Schools September Menus
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Fire Destroys Clark Street Home

A Livingston residence went up in smoke on Thursday morning. The Livingston Fire Department (LFD) responded to the reported structure fire regarding the property of Pamela Cohlson at 216 Clark Street after receiving the first of several alerts at 9:41 a.m. that morning. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Three Car Pile Up On Hwy. 84

A three-car tango on Monterey Hwy. resulted in two being transported to a medical facility on Thursday morning. According to one witness, who stated that he saw the incident occur in his rear-view mirror, the driver of a black Chrysler Sebring had been swerving in and out of the lanes for quite some time. For…

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Schools See Improvement Considered To Be One Of Top Systems In Area

The Overton County School Board held their regular meeting before a work session Thursday night to discuss information received from various committees. During the work session, Director of Schools Dr. Mark Winningham shared information from a recent achievement data report from the TNReady School-level reports showing a comparison of Overton County schools to other districts…

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