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TN Recognizes Livingston Central Park

Livingston has been a leader in downtown revitalization for more than a decade. The historic courthouse square along with the county’s rich outdoor recreation and Americana Music heritage serve as the primary amenities and economic engines for tourism in the community. With the construction of a new downtown park and event space, Livingston city leaders…

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Progress Is Made On Comp Time

County commissioners and committee members were hard at work Tuesday night making decisions that would affect our local roads, jail and sheriff’s department. During the County Highway and County Property Committee meeting, a decision was made in the J.B. Ledbetter Lane reduction and Prospect Lane road additions, along with the approval of Highway Fund #131…

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Vol State, LRH Partner In Nursing

Members of the community along with county, city and hospital officials celebrated the opening of the Vol State Nursing School Lab at a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. “This is a celebration that will give potential nursing students from this part of middle Tennessee, the Upper Cumberland, a newer and closer place to become nurses,” said…

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County Budget Closer To Being Finalized

Overton County Commissioners are one step closer to finalizing a budget for the 2019-2020 tax year, as they met last week to go over several items. Commissioners went over non-profit funding, the E-911 budget, the Overton County Health and Rehab budget and the school budget when they met Thursday night. The commissioners also discussed the…

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No Tax Increase For City Residents

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen met last night in a called meeting and approved next fiscal year’s budget on first reading – a budget with no property tax increase. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes went over what he called the highlights of the budget and answered questions for the aldermen. Some of those highlights…

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Woman Indicted For Senior Exploitation

In January of 2019, a report of possible financial exploitation was reviewed by the VAPIT (Vulnerable Adult Protective Investigative Team). Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into the report that Cynthia Renea Carr, a former house manager for a home care giving agency was financially exploiting some of the residents.…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 5/7/19

Dormal Newberry Dormal Newberry, age 92 of Johns Creek, Ga. passed away peacefully on April 21, 2019 and was welcome to Heaven by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Dormal was born on March 8, 1927 in the small town of Monroe in Overton County, TN. He was a graduate of Livingston High School in…

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E Obituaries 4/30/19

Thurman M. Edmonds, Jr. Thurman M. Edmonds, Jr. 60 of Overton County, passed away on April 18 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 28 from the Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Bro. Doug Hawkins officiated. He was born on March 20, 1959 in Putnam County. He was a member of the Poplar…

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Obituaries 4/23/19

Jewell Cooper Factory Worker Jewell Cooper, 65, of Livingston, passed away on April 8 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 12 at the Holly Springs Church of Christ with Wayne Taylor officiating. Interment followed in the Old Union Cemetery. She was born March 1, 1954 in Clay County. She is…

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Recent News

TN Recognizes Livingston Central Park

Livingston has been a leader in downtown revitalization for more than a decade. The historic courthouse square along with the county’s rich outdoor recreation and Americana Music heritage serve as the primary amenities and economic engines for tourism in the community. With the construction of a new downtown park and event space, Livingston city leaders…

Read More
Progress Is Made On Comp Time

County commissioners and committee members were hard at work Tuesday night making decisions that would affect our local roads, jail and sheriff’s department. During the County Highway and County Property Committee meeting, a decision was made in the J.B. Ledbetter Lane reduction and Prospect Lane road additions, along with the approval of Highway Fund #131…

Read More
Vol State, LRH Partner In Nursing

Members of the community along with county, city and hospital officials celebrated the opening of the Vol State Nursing School Lab at a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. “This is a celebration that will give potential nursing students from this part of middle Tennessee, the Upper Cumberland, a newer and closer place to become nurses,” said…

Read More
County Budget Closer To Being Finalized

Overton County Commissioners are one step closer to finalizing a budget for the 2019-2020 tax year, as they met last week to go over several items. Commissioners went over non-profit funding, the E-911 budget, the Overton County Health and Rehab budget and the school budget when they met Thursday night. The commissioners also discussed the…

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No Tax Increase For City Residents

The Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen met last night in a called meeting and approved next fiscal year’s budget on first reading – a budget with no property tax increase. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes went over what he called the highlights of the budget and answered questions for the aldermen. Some of those highlights…

Read More
Woman Indicted For Senior Exploitation

In January of 2019, a report of possible financial exploitation was reviewed by the VAPIT (Vulnerable Adult Protective Investigative Team). Criminal Investigators with the District Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into the report that Cynthia Renea Carr, a former house manager for a home care giving agency was financially exploiting some of the residents.…

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