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Sonic Headed To Finals

The softball tournaments for the 16 and under league started Thursday, June 1. The tournament is single elimination, so some of the teams didn’t get a second chance to redeem themselves on Tuesday, June 6 if they lost on Thursday. Sonic and Farm Bureau went up against each other Thursday night to determine who was…

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Firefighters Rescue Dog From Fire

Dark smoke billowed from broken windows making the air difficult to breathe as a fire raged within the garage of a house at 119 Vaughn Lane on Friday afternoon. Julie Coleman who, along with her husband Terry, owned the house, could hear her dog, Tebow, whimpering from behind the hot garage door. Terry then took…

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OCHR Remodel Plans Moving Ahead

Things are right on schedule in the design phase of the new rehab project, and the Overton County Health and Rehab Board is happy with the way things are moving forward in regards to the remodeling of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center, according to a statement by administrator Jennifer Bouldin during a work…

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Good Day Mate

It’s hard to tell who is more surprised when Overton County Executive Ben Danner holds a kangaroo at a recent Millard Oakley Library event. This was the opening day of Summer reading program. It was an educational show about animals by Natural History Education Co. and featured several animals. For more on this story, pick…

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Trail Of Damage

Saturday night as skies darkened and thunderstorms moved in so too did straight line winds that would end up causing damage throughout the mid-state, including Overton County. According to the Livingston Police Department there were fires caused by lightning. Lines were down all over the county including at Virginia Street, Heard Ridge Road, Honey Springs…

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Pickett Pushing For Return Of E-911

Both Overton/Pickett E-911 and the nursing home brought forth its budget to the Overton County Budget Committee last Tuesday evening, and E-911 may be seeing some big changes. OPECD Director Chris Masiongale described Overton/Pickett E- 911’s budget as close to the same as last year with the exception of a few reductions. One of those…

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Obituaries

Obits 5/9/17

Hoy C. Worley Hoy C. Worley, 68, of Monroe passed away April 29. Funeral services were held from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Denny Bullock and Bro. Winningham Van Koughnett officiating. Burial followed in Red Hill Cemetery. He was born September 12, 1948 in Overton County. He enjoyed being around and talking…

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Obits 5/2/17

Kenny C. Cozine Kenny C. Cozine, 40 of Lillington, NC, passed away April 24. Funeral Services were held April 30 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Burial followed in the Netherland Cemetery. He was born in Yosilanti, MI on August 2, 1976. He loved drag racing and hunting. He enjoyed working on…

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Obits 4/25/17

John Dennis “J.D.” Beck USPS Postmaster John Dennis Beck, 77 of Rickman passed away on Friday, April 7.A rosary service was held on April 11 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston and a memorial Service was held at St. Thomas Aquinas in Cookeville Thursday, April 20th. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky…

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Recent News

Sonic Headed To Finals

The softball tournaments for the 16 and under league started Thursday, June 1. The tournament is single elimination, so some of the teams didn’t get a second chance to redeem themselves on Tuesday, June 6 if they lost on Thursday. Sonic and Farm Bureau went up against each other Thursday night to determine who was…

Read More
Firefighters Rescue Dog From Fire

Dark smoke billowed from broken windows making the air difficult to breathe as a fire raged within the garage of a house at 119 Vaughn Lane on Friday afternoon. Julie Coleman who, along with her husband Terry, owned the house, could hear her dog, Tebow, whimpering from behind the hot garage door. Terry then took…

Read More
OCHR Remodel Plans Moving Ahead

Things are right on schedule in the design phase of the new rehab project, and the Overton County Health and Rehab Board is happy with the way things are moving forward in regards to the remodeling of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center, according to a statement by administrator Jennifer Bouldin during a work…

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Good Day Mate

It’s hard to tell who is more surprised when Overton County Executive Ben Danner holds a kangaroo at a recent Millard Oakley Library event. This was the opening day of Summer reading program. It was an educational show about animals by Natural History Education Co. and featured several animals. For more on this story, pick…

Read More
Trail Of Damage

Saturday night as skies darkened and thunderstorms moved in so too did straight line winds that would end up causing damage throughout the mid-state, including Overton County. According to the Livingston Police Department there were fires caused by lightning. Lines were down all over the county including at Virginia Street, Heard Ridge Road, Honey Springs…

Read More
Pickett Pushing For Return Of E-911

Both Overton/Pickett E-911 and the nursing home brought forth its budget to the Overton County Budget Committee last Tuesday evening, and E-911 may be seeing some big changes. OPECD Director Chris Masiongale described Overton/Pickett E- 911’s budget as close to the same as last year with the exception of a few reductions. One of those…

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