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Hwy. 111 Wreck Causes Chain Reaction

A two-vehicle crash occurred on Hwy. 111 near Casey’s Frontier Chevrolet last week that resulted in a totaled Nissan Altima and a dented semi truck trailer on Tuesday evening. This accident caused a chain reaction with three other vehicles resulting in two of the vehicles hoods smashed in. A full report was unavailable from THP,…

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Progress Is Made On Department Comp Time

Since the last report issued to the Overton County Public Safety Committee in February, it appears that the Overton County Sheriff’s Department have made some progress on cutting back on compensatory time gained by employees. The recent comp time balance report for the department was issued in a recent meeting for review, and public safety…

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Two New Officers At LPD

Two cadets who graduated from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA) will now serve as certified law enforcement officers for the Livingston Police Department (LPD). Jonathan Smith and Ty Hammons joined over 100 new patrolmen in a graduation ceremony for Class 1859 at the Al Menah Shrine Temple in Nashville on Thursday, March 28.…

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Group Hears Confederate Stories

With three improvement projects beginning this month at the Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR), employees at the facility have done a great deal of preparation for the upcoming changes. “We’ve had a busy week trying to get everything cleaned out and moved,” said Administrator Jennifer Bouldin in regular session Thursday night to the OCHR…

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Two Are Injured In Accident

Two motorists were transported to receive treatment for reported possible injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Friday near Volunteer State Community College in Livingston. A Cookeville woman became entrapped in her vehicle after the incident occurred at the T-intersection of Monterey Highway and Windle Community Road that afternoon. For more on this story, pick up…

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County May Claim Circle At Waterloo

Virgil Murphy Lane in Hardy’s Chapel may be extended in order for the county to claim the entire circle at Waterloo. “I think on a prescriptive right, you know, we’ve all talked about that prescriptive right before, I think we aught to take the rest of the circle there,” said County Highway Superintendent James Norrod…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 3/12/19

Susan C. Ewers Registered Nurse Susan C. Ewers, 71 of Allons, passed away on Feb. 26. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in Baxter. Hall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Sue was born in Detroit. Mich. Oct. 12, 1947. Her family later relocated to Palos…

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Obituaries 3/5/2019

James Carl Gore James Carl Gore, 79 of Livingston, passed away on Feb. 24 at the Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Feb. 27 at the Grace Baptist Church in Alpine. Interment followed in the Copeland Cemetery in the Oak Grove Community. Bro. John Copeland officiated. Hall Funeral Home was in…

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Obituaries 2/26/2019

Leigh Anne Eldridge Funeral services for Leigh Anne Eldridge, age 17, of Cookeville, TN and a Junior at Cookeville High School was held on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Life Church. Brother Russell Flatt officiated. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Overton County. The family received friends on Tuesday, February 19,…

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Recent News

Hwy. 111 Wreck Causes Chain Reaction

A two-vehicle crash occurred on Hwy. 111 near Casey’s Frontier Chevrolet last week that resulted in a totaled Nissan Altima and a dented semi truck trailer on Tuesday evening. This accident caused a chain reaction with three other vehicles resulting in two of the vehicles hoods smashed in. A full report was unavailable from THP,…

Read More
Progress Is Made On Department Comp Time

Since the last report issued to the Overton County Public Safety Committee in February, it appears that the Overton County Sheriff’s Department have made some progress on cutting back on compensatory time gained by employees. The recent comp time balance report for the department was issued in a recent meeting for review, and public safety…

Read More
Two New Officers At LPD

Two cadets who graduated from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA) will now serve as certified law enforcement officers for the Livingston Police Department (LPD). Jonathan Smith and Ty Hammons joined over 100 new patrolmen in a graduation ceremony for Class 1859 at the Al Menah Shrine Temple in Nashville on Thursday, March 28.…

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Group Hears Confederate Stories

With three improvement projects beginning this month at the Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR), employees at the facility have done a great deal of preparation for the upcoming changes. “We’ve had a busy week trying to get everything cleaned out and moved,” said Administrator Jennifer Bouldin in regular session Thursday night to the OCHR…

Read More
Two Are Injured In Accident

Two motorists were transported to receive treatment for reported possible injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Friday near Volunteer State Community College in Livingston. A Cookeville woman became entrapped in her vehicle after the incident occurred at the T-intersection of Monterey Highway and Windle Community Road that afternoon. For more on this story, pick up…

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County May Claim Circle At Waterloo

Virgil Murphy Lane in Hardy’s Chapel may be extended in order for the county to claim the entire circle at Waterloo. “I think on a prescriptive right, you know, we’ve all talked about that prescriptive right before, I think we aught to take the rest of the circle there,” said County Highway Superintendent James Norrod…

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