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Protesting

Members of League of the South, a Neo-Confederate extremist organization that stands for a “free and independent southern republic”, stood outside the Overton County Courthouse waving Confederate and black saltire flags as they distributed literature from The Free Magnolia to passers-by on the square. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Junior Wildcats Continue Winning Ways

The Overton County Jr. Wildcats continued their winning ways Thursday night, beating Stone Memorial on their home turf in Crossville. The Jr. Wildcats were first on the board utilizing workhorse #4 Mason Bowman who would eventually score three touchdowns on the night. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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Retail Package Liquor Discussed

The authorization to sell liquor, wine and high gravity beer at a retail package store was certified in the City of Livingston through the Overton County Election Commission on June 14. The referendum was passed with only a difference of 55 votes during the election. Residents who voted in favor of, as well as those…

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Clean Up Results In Fire On Oakley-Allons

Seasonal chores turned into a trailblazing fiasco for one family when their pick-up truck caught fire on their way to scrap the vehicle for metal in Allons on Friday afternoon. When Deputy Kevin Barlow arrived on the scene on Oakley-Allons Road, the family’s 1998 blue Ford F150 was reportedly engulfed in flames. For more on…

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Fire Destroys Clark Street Home

A Livingston residence went up in smoke on Thursday morning. The Livingston Fire Department (LFD) responded to the reported structure fire regarding the property of Pamela Cohlson at 216 Clark Street after receiving the first of several alerts at 9:41 a.m. that morning. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Obituaries

Obits 7/17/18

Melinda Phillips Sipe Melinda Phillips Sipe, 46 of Grimsley, passed away on July 8 at her home. Funeral services were held on July 12 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Rev. Jerry Payne, Sr. and Rev. Scott Smith officiated. Interment followed in the Muddy Pond Cemetery. She was born in Cookeville on April 28,…

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Obits 7/10/18

Inez Thrasher Inez Thrasher, 85 of the Fellowship Community passed away on July 8 in the comfort of her home. Funeral services were held on July 13 at Livingston First Baptist Church. Bro. Scott Allred officiated. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was…

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Obits 7/3/18

Linda D. Smith Linda D. Hatcher Smith, 65 of Cookeville, passed away on June 16 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Celebration of Life Services were held on June 30 from the Fairview Church of Christ in Fairview. Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was born July 5, 1952 in Davidson…

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Recent News

Protesting

Members of League of the South, a Neo-Confederate extremist organization that stands for a “free and independent southern republic”, stood outside the Overton County Courthouse waving Confederate and black saltire flags as they distributed literature from The Free Magnolia to passers-by on the square. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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Junior Wildcats Continue Winning Ways

The Overton County Jr. Wildcats continued their winning ways Thursday night, beating Stone Memorial on their home turf in Crossville. The Jr. Wildcats were first on the board utilizing workhorse #4 Mason Bowman who would eventually score three touchdowns on the night. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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Retail Package Liquor Discussed

The authorization to sell liquor, wine and high gravity beer at a retail package store was certified in the City of Livingston through the Overton County Election Commission on June 14. The referendum was passed with only a difference of 55 votes during the election. Residents who voted in favor of, as well as those…

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Clean Up Results In Fire On Oakley-Allons

Seasonal chores turned into a trailblazing fiasco for one family when their pick-up truck caught fire on their way to scrap the vehicle for metal in Allons on Friday afternoon. When Deputy Kevin Barlow arrived on the scene on Oakley-Allons Road, the family’s 1998 blue Ford F150 was reportedly engulfed in flames. For more on…

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Overton County Schools September Menus
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Fire Destroys Clark Street Home

A Livingston residence went up in smoke on Thursday morning. The Livingston Fire Department (LFD) responded to the reported structure fire regarding the property of Pamela Cohlson at 216 Clark Street after receiving the first of several alerts at 9:41 a.m. that morning. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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