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One Flown Out Monday

A man was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital after a potentially fatal accident Monday morning. The driver, 77-year old Roy Rodger, was traveling with 82-year old Mary Elizabeth Cowan on old Hwy. 42 when he crossed into the wrong lane, overcorrected twice and hit a metal culvert, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report. For more…

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Wildcats Move To 6-1 On Season With Win

Wildcats continued their winning ways Friday night, offing a hot DeKalb County team during a home stand in front of a large crowd at Tom Davis Memorial Field. The Tigers, only winning two of four games before Friday night, didn’t look like a team with a poor record early on, going toe-to-toe with the Wildcats.…

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Arson Suspect Charged Again

A serial arsonist in Overton County is in trouble again, this time behind bars. The inmate in the Overton County jail is accused of trying to have a witness in his case murdered. An indictment for 39-year-old Calvin Booher was received by special agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for “trying to solicit the…

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L.A. Beats The Owls In Defensive Battle

Add another one to the win column for Livingston Academy. After managing only a handful of wins against the Smith County Owls over the last 20 years, Livingston Academy held on to win a 16-13 squeaker in Smith County Friday night over the No. 4 ranked Owls. Wade Neely had another big night for L.A.,…

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Hilham Man Arrested For Rape

A Hilham man was arrested for statutory rape following alleged inappropriate relations with a 15-year-old female. Joshua T. Fraley, 24 of Baptist Ridge Road in Hilham, was arrested by Clay County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Rick Lisi. Fraley was arrested for statutory rape, solicitation of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor on…

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Fender Bender Stalls Traffic

A car smashed into the back of another vehicle on Bradford-Hicks Drive Friday evening, but thankfully no one was injured. The driver of the 2006 Ford Fusion, 34-year-old Amanda Tompkins, was traveling on Bradford-Hicks Drive when she said the vehicles in front of her came to an abrupt stop, leaving here with no time to…

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Obits 9/5/17

Wayne Allen Berg Wayne Allen Berg, 66, of Hilham, passed away Aug. 28 at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1951 in Billings, Montana. He enjoyed his stewardship of his third generation farm in Hilham. He always looked forward to the summers where he would come down and visit his grandparents and later in…

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Obits 8/22/17

Charles Linder Charles Linder, 84, of Livingston, passed away on Aug. 14. Funeral services were held Aug. 17 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Jerry Harris officiated. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County. He attended the Oak Grove School up to the 8th grade. He…

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Obits 8/15/17

Johnnie James West Johnnie James West, 96, of Livingston, passed away on Aug. 6 at the Overton County Health & Rehab. Funeral services were held Aug. 9 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Bobby Gore officiated. Interment followed in the Holly Springs cemetery. Military Honors were provided at Graveside by the Honor Guard…

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Recent News

One Flown Out Monday

A man was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital after a potentially fatal accident Monday morning. The driver, 77-year old Roy Rodger, was traveling with 82-year old Mary Elizabeth Cowan on old Hwy. 42 when he crossed into the wrong lane, overcorrected twice and hit a metal culvert, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report. For more…

Read More
Wildcats Move To 6-1 On Season With Win

Wildcats continued their winning ways Friday night, offing a hot DeKalb County team during a home stand in front of a large crowd at Tom Davis Memorial Field. The Tigers, only winning two of four games before Friday night, didn’t look like a team with a poor record early on, going toe-to-toe with the Wildcats.…

Read More
Arson Suspect Charged Again

A serial arsonist in Overton County is in trouble again, this time behind bars. The inmate in the Overton County jail is accused of trying to have a witness in his case murdered. An indictment for 39-year-old Calvin Booher was received by special agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for “trying to solicit the…

Read More
L.A. Beats The Owls In Defensive Battle

Add another one to the win column for Livingston Academy. After managing only a handful of wins against the Smith County Owls over the last 20 years, Livingston Academy held on to win a 16-13 squeaker in Smith County Friday night over the No. 4 ranked Owls. Wade Neely had another big night for L.A.,…

Read More
Hilham Man Arrested For Rape

A Hilham man was arrested for statutory rape following alleged inappropriate relations with a 15-year-old female. Joshua T. Fraley, 24 of Baptist Ridge Road in Hilham, was arrested by Clay County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Rick Lisi. Fraley was arrested for statutory rape, solicitation of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor on…

Read More
Fender Bender Stalls Traffic

A car smashed into the back of another vehicle on Bradford-Hicks Drive Friday evening, but thankfully no one was injured. The driver of the 2006 Ford Fusion, 34-year-old Amanda Tompkins, was traveling on Bradford-Hicks Drive when she said the vehicles in front of her came to an abrupt stop, leaving here with no time to…

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