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Obits 5/1/18

Joey Mansell Housekeeper Joey Helen Conner Mansell, 69 of Cookeville, passed away April 24 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 28 at Dyer Funeral Home. Interment followed at Barnes Cemetery in Overton County. Bro. Mark Loftis officiated. She was born June 18, 1948 in Putnam County. She was formerly employed at…

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Billboard Suit Against Town Is Dismissed

After the Board of Alderman approved the billboard zoning ordinance amendments, which would deny the appearance of billboards within Livingston city limits in an action on Sept. 5, 2017, the discussion of the reviving billboards increased after a lawsuit from one billboard company was filed. Roland Digital Media, Inc. filed suit in Chancery Court on…

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OCHR Urged To Dig Into Building Project Details

The Overton County Health and Rehab Center (OCHR) Board of Directors held a meeting April 19 to discuss the regular agenda, however; a discussion of the $4.6 million construction fund urged committee members to consider every detail of the new construction project for the nursing home. Chairman Frank Martin called the meeting to order. For…

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Donation To American Legion Approved By Overton County Budget Committee

The Overton County Budget Committee met April 17 at the Overton County Annex address several items, with one being a donation request for the American Legion Hall. The committee discussed a donation to American Legion Hall Post 4 requested by District 1 County Commissioner Robbie Melton. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Overton-Pickett 911 Under Investigation

Questionable use of funds by the Overton/Pickett Emergency Communications District (E-911) is now being investigated by the district attorney. A state comptroller’s report released last Tuesday has identified several areas of questionable spending involving long-time director Chris Masiongale that include payments to members of his family. The matter has now been turned over to the…

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Wildcats Baseball Go 2-1 This Weekend

The Livingston Academy baseball team played three games at the end of the past week when the rain subsided. On April 27, the Wildcats played Watertown in a home game. They resulted in a win of 10-2. Bailey Pennycuff and Chris Hayes were strong on offense. Pennycuff batted two for three at the plate and…

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Obits 3/27/18

  Anna Lee Breeding Karch Anna Lee Breeding Karch was born March 18, 1926 in Overton County, TN to the late Myrtle Alma Boatman and William Winton Breeding. She died Wednesday March 14, 2018 in the Bailey Manor in Cookeville. Funeral services were on Saturday morning March 17 at 11 a.m. at Cookeville First United…

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Obits 3/20/18

  Linnie K. Garrett Linnie K. Garrett, 66 of Rickman passed away on March 15 at her residence. Funeral services were held on March 17 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Denton Hummel officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. She was born Feb. 14, 1952 in Overton County. She…

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Obits 3/13/18

  Opal Marie Dale Factory Worker Opal Marie Dale, 75 of Rickman, passed away on March 4 at her home. Funeral services were held on March 6 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Eugene McCowan officiating. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. She was born on May 16, 1942 in Putnam…

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Recent News

Obits 5/1/18

Joey Mansell Housekeeper Joey Helen Conner Mansell, 69 of Cookeville, passed away April 24 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 28 at Dyer Funeral Home. Interment followed at Barnes Cemetery in Overton County. Bro. Mark Loftis officiated. She was born June 18, 1948 in Putnam County. She was formerly employed at…

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Billboard Suit Against Town Is Dismissed

After the Board of Alderman approved the billboard zoning ordinance amendments, which would deny the appearance of billboards within Livingston city limits in an action on Sept. 5, 2017, the discussion of the reviving billboards increased after a lawsuit from one billboard company was filed. Roland Digital Media, Inc. filed suit in Chancery Court on…

Read More
OCHR Urged To Dig Into Building Project Details

The Overton County Health and Rehab Center (OCHR) Board of Directors held a meeting April 19 to discuss the regular agenda, however; a discussion of the $4.6 million construction fund urged committee members to consider every detail of the new construction project for the nursing home. Chairman Frank Martin called the meeting to order. For…

Read More
Donation To American Legion Approved By Overton County Budget Committee

The Overton County Budget Committee met April 17 at the Overton County Annex address several items, with one being a donation request for the American Legion Hall. The committee discussed a donation to American Legion Hall Post 4 requested by District 1 County Commissioner Robbie Melton. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

Read More
Overton-Pickett 911 Under Investigation

Questionable use of funds by the Overton/Pickett Emergency Communications District (E-911) is now being investigated by the district attorney. A state comptroller’s report released last Tuesday has identified several areas of questionable spending involving long-time director Chris Masiongale that include payments to members of his family. The matter has now been turned over to the…

Read More
Wildcats Baseball Go 2-1 This Weekend

The Livingston Academy baseball team played three games at the end of the past week when the rain subsided. On April 27, the Wildcats played Watertown in a home game. They resulted in a win of 10-2. Bailey Pennycuff and Chris Hayes were strong on offense. Pennycuff batted two for three at the plate and…

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