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Committee Approves County Credit Card

The Overton County Budget Committee approved a resolution that would allow Overton County officials and employees to have authorization to use make purchases through the use of a county credit card during their meeting on Tuesday night. Resolution 2018-1015-01, which is to authorize the use of one universal ‘credit card only’ purchases by Overton County…

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Three Die In Unrelated Accidents

Three Overton County residents died in traffic accidents over the past week in unrelated incidents on Hwy 111. One of the reported incidents resulted in two fatalities, an Allons couple, on Thursday morning. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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Aldermen Approve Liquor Standards

The Overton County Mayor and Board of Alderman discussed retail package liquor stores during their work session on Tuesday night and made some decisions that would affect the ordinances on this matter in their regular meeting: approving liquor stores in all four commercial zones, no limits to the number of stores allowed and no distance…

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Man Is Flown Out After Crash

Two men sustained injuries after their van plunged into a ditch and into the yard of unsuspecting residents along Standing Stone Hwy on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 28. According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, the driver of a white 1997 Plymouth Voyager, later identified as Joshua Hill, 28 of Hilham, and passenger identified as Michiel…

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Bee Stings Finish Off Wildcats 21-0

As far as all time records go, the Wildcats of Livingston Academy enjoy a 31-8-1 all time record over Upperman. The series first began in 1932… one of the classic games in the series was in 1988 when the Wildcats won in five overtimes 16-8 over Upperman, the longest overtime game in Wildcat history. This…

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Convicted Thief Gets Five Years For Violating Sentence

Several local residents were seen in the September session of Overton County Criminal Court this week. Among the 53 citizens who were listed on the court docket to answer to their charges, a convicted four-wheeler caper and an intoxicated man with firearms both had their cases resolved. A convicted thief, Dakota Wayne Handy, 21 of…

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Obituaries

Obits 8/14/18

Michael Looper Bus Driver Michael Looper, 57 of the Dry Hollow Community, passed away on Aug. 10 at his home. Funeral services were held on Aug. 14 from the Chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiated. Interment followed in the Davis Cemetery. He was born in Anderson, Ind. on Dec. 6, 1960. He…

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Obits 8/7/18

Bernice Lee Turner Bernice Lee Turner, 80 of Hilham, passed away on July 31 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Aug. 3 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Nick Turner officiated. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on Sept. 3, 1937.…

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Obits 7/31/18

Addie Ova Barlow Addie Ova Barlow, 92 of Cookeville and formerly of Hilham, passed away on July 27 from the comfort of her home. Funeral services were held on July 31 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Myran Greer officiated. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in Jackson County. She was born in…

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Recent News

Committee Approves County Credit Card

The Overton County Budget Committee approved a resolution that would allow Overton County officials and employees to have authorization to use make purchases through the use of a county credit card during their meeting on Tuesday night. Resolution 2018-1015-01, which is to authorize the use of one universal ‘credit card only’ purchases by Overton County…

Read More
Three Die In Unrelated Accidents

Three Overton County residents died in traffic accidents over the past week in unrelated incidents on Hwy 111. One of the reported incidents resulted in two fatalities, an Allons couple, on Thursday morning. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

Read More
Aldermen Approve Liquor Standards

The Overton County Mayor and Board of Alderman discussed retail package liquor stores during their work session on Tuesday night and made some decisions that would affect the ordinances on this matter in their regular meeting: approving liquor stores in all four commercial zones, no limits to the number of stores allowed and no distance…

Read More
Man Is Flown Out After Crash

Two men sustained injuries after their van plunged into a ditch and into the yard of unsuspecting residents along Standing Stone Hwy on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 28. According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, the driver of a white 1997 Plymouth Voyager, later identified as Joshua Hill, 28 of Hilham, and passenger identified as Michiel…

Read More
Bee Stings Finish Off Wildcats 21-0

As far as all time records go, the Wildcats of Livingston Academy enjoy a 31-8-1 all time record over Upperman. The series first began in 1932… one of the classic games in the series was in 1988 when the Wildcats won in five overtimes 16-8 over Upperman, the longest overtime game in Wildcat history. This…

Read More
Convicted Thief Gets Five Years For Violating Sentence

Several local residents were seen in the September session of Overton County Criminal Court this week. Among the 53 citizens who were listed on the court docket to answer to their charges, a convicted four-wheeler caper and an intoxicated man with firearms both had their cases resolved. A convicted thief, Dakota Wayne Handy, 21 of…

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