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Christmas In The Country Is Set To Kick Off Friday Night

Christmas in the Country will kick off the holiday season in Overton County starting Friday night. The festivities will occur on two Friday nights, Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, at the Livingston Town Square from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. both nights. The lighting of the Christmas tree will be Nov. 24 at 5:30 p.m.…

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Ribbon Cutting Is Held For New Park

On a chilly day last Tuesday afternoon, community members, first graders from Wilson Elementary and parents alike gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Hanging Limb Park, which has taken a few years to complete. While gathering around behind the red ribbon for photos, the excitement could be heard in County…

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Walsh Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

Convicted murderer Edward Walsh will most likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced recently. Judge Gary McKenzie sentenced Walsh to life in prison, plus two years, nearly three months after he was found guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh will have to serve 51 consecutive years,…

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Residents Voice Concern Over Cell Phone Tower

A group of residents in the area of McCormick Road in Livingston attended the Overton County Highway and Property Committee meeting last Tuesday to voice their concerns over the new Verizon cell phone tower that was being constructed in their neighborhood. “I just don’t want it there. You shouldn’t have to live next to something…

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Veterans Are Honored Here

“The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas McArthur As the volunteer state, Tennessee has seen its share of young men and women being shipped off to war. Some came home, some didn’t and some who…

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Hilham Highway Wreck

The driver of a Chevy Spark, 22-year-old Nicole Lee, was transported via ambulance to Livingston Regional Medical Center, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, after this accident Monday. Her passenger, 44-year old Lisa Lee, was trapped inside the vehicle until responders rescued her and was then transported by helicopter to Skyline Medical Center. Both were…

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Citizen Statesman 10-11-16

Betty Carol Walker Factory Worker Betty Carol Walker, 64, passed away Oct. 2 at her residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 5 at Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Moss Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Jan. 1, 1952 in Jackson…

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Enterprise 10-11-16

Jane Mynatt Jane Allred Mynatt, 65, passed away Oct. 3. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville.  Jane graduated from the University of Tennessee and worked for many years as a social worker for the State of Tennessee. She is preceded in…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 10-11-16

Sarah Smith It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Sarah Margaret Sircy Smith, aged 68, on October 4th, 2016 at her home in Algood, after a brief struggle with cancer. Sarah was beloved by many.  Her sense of humor, caring nature, loving heart and free spirit captivated all that met…

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Recent News

Christmas In The Country Is Set To Kick Off Friday Night

Christmas in the Country will kick off the holiday season in Overton County starting Friday night. The festivities will occur on two Friday nights, Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, at the Livingston Town Square from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. both nights. The lighting of the Christmas tree will be Nov. 24 at 5:30 p.m.…

Read More
Ribbon Cutting Is Held For New Park

On a chilly day last Tuesday afternoon, community members, first graders from Wilson Elementary and parents alike gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Hanging Limb Park, which has taken a few years to complete. While gathering around behind the red ribbon for photos, the excitement could be heard in County…

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Walsh Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

Convicted murderer Edward Walsh will most likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced recently. Judge Gary McKenzie sentenced Walsh to life in prison, plus two years, nearly three months after he was found guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh will have to serve 51 consecutive years,…

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Residents Voice Concern Over Cell Phone Tower

A group of residents in the area of McCormick Road in Livingston attended the Overton County Highway and Property Committee meeting last Tuesday to voice their concerns over the new Verizon cell phone tower that was being constructed in their neighborhood. “I just don’t want it there. You shouldn’t have to live next to something…

Read More
Veterans Are Honored Here

“The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas McArthur As the volunteer state, Tennessee has seen its share of young men and women being shipped off to war. Some came home, some didn’t and some who…

Read More
Hilham Highway Wreck

The driver of a Chevy Spark, 22-year-old Nicole Lee, was transported via ambulance to Livingston Regional Medical Center, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, after this accident Monday. Her passenger, 44-year old Lisa Lee, was trapped inside the vehicle until responders rescued her and was then transported by helicopter to Skyline Medical Center. Both were…

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