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Farmers Learn About Hemp

Farmers Learn About Hemp. Both veteran and aspiring hemp farmers along with CBD vendors assembled at the Upper Cumberland Hemp Expo hosted by multiple UT Extension offices recently at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville. The exhibition included an extensive trade show as well as educational breakout sessions covering production, budgeting, diseases and pests, marketing,…

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Mayor Proclaims March 6 As Arbor Day

Mayor Proclaims March 6 As Arbor Day. Friday morning, six tree advocates helped plant a flowering ornamental tree in front of the Joe L. Evins Community Center, commemorating an Arbor Day proclamation for the City of Livingston. “Trees, wherever they are planted, are a source of joy and spiritual renewal,” proclaimed Mayor Curtis Hayes. “I…

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Alderman Continue Moving Forward On Flooding Mitigation

The Town of Livingston Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session last night and discussed hazard mitigation in lieu of flooding events that happened in February 2019. State Hazard Mitigation Manager Doug Worden with Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) was present at the meeting and explained the process the city would have to…

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Woman Enters Into Guilty Plea In Elder Abuse Case

A Livingston woman pled guilty in the last session of Overton County Criminal Court to financial exploitation against a vulnerable adult. Desirea Laynae Harris, 33 of Livingston, was indicted in April 2019 on two counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. The charge carries a possible punishment of one to six years in a…

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Comptroller Investigates the Board of Education

The Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury made public an investigation regarding the Overton County Board of Education. The Office of the Comptroller investigated allegations of malfeasance related to the removal of topsoil from an Overton County government-owned property. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

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TN Joins Multi-State Investigation Of Juul Labs

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced that Tennessee has joined a bipartisan, multi-state investigation of electronic cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs. The 39-state coalition is investigating JUUL’s marketing and sales practices, including targeting of youth, claims regarding nicotine content, and statements regarding risks, safety and effectiveness as a smoking cessation device. “Youth e-cigarette usage is…

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Obituaries 1/28/20

Jackie Donaldson Funeral services for Mrs. Jackie Donaldson, age 73, of Cookeville, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Cookeville First Baptist Church. Pastor Scott McKinney officiatec. Interment followed in the Sylvester Robins Cemetery in Monroe. Her family received friends Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston…

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Obituaries 1/21/20

Wayne Hancock Wayne Hancock, 75, of Monroe passed away Jan. 14 from the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 18 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Hancock Cemetery. Bro. Aaron Dillon officiated. He was born in Overton County. He was a 1962 graduate of Livingston Academy. He…

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Obits 1/14/20

Mildred Louise Conaster Mildred Louise Danner Conaster, 88, of Livingston passed away Dec. 30 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held Jan. 3 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Potter West Cemetery. Bro. John Copeland officiated. She was born Jan. 23, 1931 in Overton County. She was…

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Recent News

Farmers Learn About Hemp

Farmers Learn About Hemp. Both veteran and aspiring hemp farmers along with CBD vendors assembled at the Upper Cumberland Hemp Expo hosted by multiple UT Extension offices recently at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville. The exhibition included an extensive trade show as well as educational breakout sessions covering production, budgeting, diseases and pests, marketing,…

Read More
Mayor Proclaims March 6 As Arbor Day

Mayor Proclaims March 6 As Arbor Day. Friday morning, six tree advocates helped plant a flowering ornamental tree in front of the Joe L. Evins Community Center, commemorating an Arbor Day proclamation for the City of Livingston. “Trees, wherever they are planted, are a source of joy and spiritual renewal,” proclaimed Mayor Curtis Hayes. “I…

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Alderman Continue Moving Forward On Flooding Mitigation

The Town of Livingston Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session last night and discussed hazard mitigation in lieu of flooding events that happened in February 2019. State Hazard Mitigation Manager Doug Worden with Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) was present at the meeting and explained the process the city would have to…

Read More
Woman Enters Into Guilty Plea In Elder Abuse Case

A Livingston woman pled guilty in the last session of Overton County Criminal Court to financial exploitation against a vulnerable adult. Desirea Laynae Harris, 33 of Livingston, was indicted in April 2019 on two counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. The charge carries a possible punishment of one to six years in a…

Read More
Comptroller Investigates the Board of Education

The Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury made public an investigation regarding the Overton County Board of Education. The Office of the Comptroller investigated allegations of malfeasance related to the removal of topsoil from an Overton County government-owned property. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

Read More
TN Joins Multi-State Investigation Of Juul Labs

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced that Tennessee has joined a bipartisan, multi-state investigation of electronic cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs. The 39-state coalition is investigating JUUL’s marketing and sales practices, including targeting of youth, claims regarding nicotine content, and statements regarding risks, safety and effectiveness as a smoking cessation device. “Youth e-cigarette usage is…

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