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Central Park Alcohol Ordinance Is Amended

Concerns from several citizens were raised before the Mayor and Board of Aldermen last night about an ordinance that would allow the consumption of alcohol in Livingston’s Central Park. Three individuals, in opposition of Ordinance 2019-2-3, came forward to share concerns with the council. One citizen, Adam Neff, asked the question, “Is the money that…

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Man Faces Charges In Accident

A Monterey man has been charged with driving under the influence along the Hanging Limb Highway after his vehicle struck a tree on Thursday morning, Feb. 28. A 1995 Chevrolet Silverado left the roadway while traveling south on Hanging Limb Highway (Hwy. 164) near mile marker 3, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) preliminary…

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Wildcats Season Ends In Regional Semi Finals

In the previous three games between Livingston Academy and Watertown, the Wildcats has won all three. In the first quarter, the Purple Tigers raced out to a 15-6 lead. Heath Price scored 7 points, Raquen Verge had 4 points and Jared Tomson and Brandon Allison each had 2 points for Watertown. Cody Ray scored 4…

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Wildcats Host Marion Co. In Regional

Due to the recent flooding in the area, a rare Sunday afternoon game was played in the first round of the 4AA Region tournament at Livingston Academy. Marion County made the trip from Jasper to face the Wildcats. In the first quarter, the Warriors outscored the Wildcats 16-15. Alex Nuner scored 8 points and Nick…

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Schools To See Grant Monies

The Overton County Board of Education will see more money coming into the budget according to several amendments that were approved by the Overton County Education Committee on Tuesday night. Budget Director Heather Melton said that many of those amendments were from several grant funds that came in after the budget was approved. For more…

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Allons Man Faces Murder Charge

An Allons man who has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of a Hendersonville man that allegedly occurred the day after Christmas in 2017 has an upcoming court date this year. Bobbie V. Summers, who was 58 at the time of the indictment and arrest, is being held without bond…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 2/5/19

Charles Sedois Eldridge Veteran Charles Sedois Eldridge, 94 of Dayton, Ohio, and formerly of Overton County, passed away on Jan. 26 in Dayton, Ohio. Funeral services were held on Feb. 3 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Randy Pickens officiated. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens, with Military Honors provided by…

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Obituaries 1/29/19

Audrey May Tompkins Riser Schoolteacher Audrey May Riley Tompkins Riser, 87 of Byrdstown, passed away on Jan. 22 from the Pickett County Health and Rehab. Graveside services were held on Jan. 25 from the Love Lady Sims Cemetery in Byrdstown. Bro. Randy Tompkins officiated. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was…

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Obituaries 1/22/19

Mary Alice Sells Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Alice Lynch Sells, age 91, of Monroe were conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, January 20, 2019 from the Bethsaida Christian Church. Rev. Craig Green officiated. Burial followed in the Bethsaida Cemetery. The family welcomed friends on Sunday from 12:30 until time of services at the Bethsaida Christian…

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Recent News

Central Park Alcohol Ordinance Is Amended

Concerns from several citizens were raised before the Mayor and Board of Aldermen last night about an ordinance that would allow the consumption of alcohol in Livingston’s Central Park. Three individuals, in opposition of Ordinance 2019-2-3, came forward to share concerns with the council. One citizen, Adam Neff, asked the question, “Is the money that…

Read More
Man Faces Charges In Accident

A Monterey man has been charged with driving under the influence along the Hanging Limb Highway after his vehicle struck a tree on Thursday morning, Feb. 28. A 1995 Chevrolet Silverado left the roadway while traveling south on Hanging Limb Highway (Hwy. 164) near mile marker 3, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) preliminary…

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Wildcats Season Ends In Regional Semi Finals

In the previous three games between Livingston Academy and Watertown, the Wildcats has won all three. In the first quarter, the Purple Tigers raced out to a 15-6 lead. Heath Price scored 7 points, Raquen Verge had 4 points and Jared Tomson and Brandon Allison each had 2 points for Watertown. Cody Ray scored 4…

Read More
Wildcats Host Marion Co. In Regional

Due to the recent flooding in the area, a rare Sunday afternoon game was played in the first round of the 4AA Region tournament at Livingston Academy. Marion County made the trip from Jasper to face the Wildcats. In the first quarter, the Warriors outscored the Wildcats 16-15. Alex Nuner scored 8 points and Nick…

Read More
Schools To See Grant Monies

The Overton County Board of Education will see more money coming into the budget according to several amendments that were approved by the Overton County Education Committee on Tuesday night. Budget Director Heather Melton said that many of those amendments were from several grant funds that came in after the budget was approved. For more…

Read More
Allons Man Faces Murder Charge

An Allons man who has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of a Hendersonville man that allegedly occurred the day after Christmas in 2017 has an upcoming court date this year. Bobbie V. Summers, who was 58 at the time of the indictment and arrest, is being held without bond…

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