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Highway Patrol Steps Up Distracted Driving Enforcement

Some Overton County drivers got something of a surprise on Friday as they were unexpectedly pulled over for violating the state law against distracted driving. Offi cials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol converged on the county to conduct an operation intended to make drivers more aware of the dangers of such behavior. “What we’re doing…

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Mole Project Winners At Livingston Academy

Students in Kimberly Thorpe’s chemistry class at Livingston Academy participated in “Mole Projects” this semester. Winning first place for their presentation of Monald Trump and Molary Clinton were Katlyn Phipps and Devin Matthews. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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A.H. Roberts Elementary School Science Fair Winners

The winners at a recent Science Fair held at A.H. Roberts Elementary School included, in grades 4-6 for biological projects, 1st place – Masey Gaw; 2nd place – Ella Sullivan; 3rd place – Braiden Mathis; and 4th place – Cole Hammock. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

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Commission To Consider $4 Million Nursing Home Plan

The board of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center has voted unanimously to send a proposed $4 million project to upgrade the nursing home to the county commission for consideration of funding. The vote came at last week’s board meeting, held just a couple of weeks after a work session with commissioners. “I think…

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Science Fair A Big Success

Overton County students did well when Tennessee Tech University and the Oakley STEM Center hosted the 62nd Annual Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering Fair recently. Students in grades nine through 12 in public and homeschool settings from 16 counties in Middle Tennessee were invited to enter projects in four categories: biological sciences, physical sciences,…

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Sheriff Proposes Change In Duties

With the recent departure of the person who was doing the job, Overton County Sheriff John Garrett is proposing to change the way the job of Jail Administrator is handled by his department. Garrett told the county’s Safety Committee that former Jail Administrator Erin Bullard left the position this month to take another job. He…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 7-26-16

Brenda Faye Cherry Retired CNA Brenda Faye Cherry, 68, passed away July 18 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Jan. 11, 1948 in Jackson County. She was a retired CNA and a member of the Richmond’s Chapel Church of Christ. She…

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Enterprise 7-26-16

Patricia Ann Collier Patricia All Collier, 50, of Livingston passed away July 23 at her home. Funeral services were held July 26 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Mike Buck and Bro. Jerry Buck officiating. Interment followed in the Carr Family Cemetery. She was born Jan. 16, 1966 in Anderson,…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 7-19-16

James A. Anderson Tree Trimmer/Arborist James A. Anderson, 77, passed away July 8 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 10 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Heady officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. He was born Nov. 5, 1938 in Jackson County. He was a tree trimmer and an…

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Recent News

Highway Patrol Steps Up Distracted Driving Enforcement

Some Overton County drivers got something of a surprise on Friday as they were unexpectedly pulled over for violating the state law against distracted driving. Offi cials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol converged on the county to conduct an operation intended to make drivers more aware of the dangers of such behavior. “What we’re doing…

Read More
Mole Project Winners At Livingston Academy

Students in Kimberly Thorpe’s chemistry class at Livingston Academy participated in “Mole Projects” this semester. Winning first place for their presentation of Monald Trump and Molary Clinton were Katlyn Phipps and Devin Matthews. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

Read More
A.H. Roberts Elementary School Science Fair Winners

The winners at a recent Science Fair held at A.H. Roberts Elementary School included, in grades 4-6 for biological projects, 1st place – Masey Gaw; 2nd place – Ella Sullivan; 3rd place – Braiden Mathis; and 4th place – Cole Hammock. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise…

Read More
Commission To Consider $4 Million Nursing Home Plan

The board of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center has voted unanimously to send a proposed $4 million project to upgrade the nursing home to the county commission for consideration of funding. The vote came at last week’s board meeting, held just a couple of weeks after a work session with commissioners. “I think…

Read More
Science Fair A Big Success

Overton County students did well when Tennessee Tech University and the Oakley STEM Center hosted the 62nd Annual Cumberland Plateau Regional Science and Engineering Fair recently. Students in grades nine through 12 in public and homeschool settings from 16 counties in Middle Tennessee were invited to enter projects in four categories: biological sciences, physical sciences,…

Read More
Sheriff Proposes Change In Duties

With the recent departure of the person who was doing the job, Overton County Sheriff John Garrett is proposing to change the way the job of Jail Administrator is handled by his department. Garrett told the county’s Safety Committee that former Jail Administrator Erin Bullard left the position this month to take another job. He…

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