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Fire Destroys Home On Hanging Limb Hwy.

A fire on Hanging Limb Highway left a person’s home as a total loss last Wednesday. Mountain Fire Department Chief Bobby Bowman described the home as an older singlewide mobile home and a “total loss” after the fire took its toll. The driveway conditions of the home made it hard for rescuers to reach the…

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Walsh Found Guilty Of Murder

A man charged in a 2015 death near the Overton County line has been found guilty of murder and abuse of a corpse. The jury deliberated for approximately five hours before finding Edward Walsh guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh was originally charged with first degree murder and abuse of a…

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American Legion Hosts Breakfast Fundraiser…

Dan Hammond and past Commander Roy H. Tudor enjoy a breakfast served to them for their military service at the American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4 on Aug. 26. The American Legion hosted a country breakfast to help raise funds for the improvements to the old “Quonset Hut.” For more on this story,…

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Rickman Highway Wreck Snarls Traffic

A driver ran off the right side of the road on Rickman Highway Thursday afternoon and ran into a light pole, almost knocking it down. Adam Abston, 57, of Livingston, was driving south on Rickman Highway when he ran off the right side of the road and into a ditch. His white Chevy pickup truck…

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Jr. Wildcats Move To 2-0

A new head coach and new faces in the line up have not changed the Overton County Jr. Wildcats’ winning ways, as the team moved to 2-0 on the young season with a victory last Thursday. The squad, coming off of last year’s success that saw the team make it to the championship game, has…

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Drunk Driving Enforcement To Step Up For Labor Day

The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday, a time for our country to reflect on the hard work of our fellow Americans. The long weekend is typically celebrated through picnics, pool parties and barbeques, as families and friends enjoy the last few days of summer before fall and winter approach.…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 8-30-16

Randy Len Curtis Highway Department Randy Len Curtis, 52, passed away Aug. 25 at his residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dow Allen officiating. Interment followed at John Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov. 18, 1963 in Cookeville.…

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Enterprise 8-30-16

Theodore Ernest Brown Veteran Theodore Ernest Brown, 65, of Allons, passed away Aug. 26 at his home. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3 from the Fellowship Baptist Church in Allons with Bro. Randy Pickens officiating. The family will welcome friends at the time of service. He…

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Citizen Statesman 8-23-16

Leland T. “Turner” McBride Leland T. “Turner” McBride, 86 of Indianapolis, Ind. passed away Aug. 10. Funeral services were held Aug. 13 at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home. Entombment followed in the Washington Park East Cemetery. He was born Jan. 6, 1930 in Clay County. He served his country honorable, in the U.S. Army during…

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Recent News

Fire Destroys Home On Hanging Limb Hwy.

A fire on Hanging Limb Highway left a person’s home as a total loss last Wednesday. Mountain Fire Department Chief Bobby Bowman described the home as an older singlewide mobile home and a “total loss” after the fire took its toll. The driveway conditions of the home made it hard for rescuers to reach the…

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Walsh Found Guilty Of Murder

A man charged in a 2015 death near the Overton County line has been found guilty of murder and abuse of a corpse. The jury deliberated for approximately five hours before finding Edward Walsh guilty of first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse. Walsh was originally charged with first degree murder and abuse of a…

Read More
American Legion Hosts Breakfast Fundraiser…

Dan Hammond and past Commander Roy H. Tudor enjoy a breakfast served to them for their military service at the American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4 on Aug. 26. The American Legion hosted a country breakfast to help raise funds for the improvements to the old “Quonset Hut.” For more on this story,…

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Rickman Highway Wreck Snarls Traffic

A driver ran off the right side of the road on Rickman Highway Thursday afternoon and ran into a light pole, almost knocking it down. Adam Abston, 57, of Livingston, was driving south on Rickman Highway when he ran off the right side of the road and into a ditch. His white Chevy pickup truck…

Read More
Jr. Wildcats Move To 2-0

A new head coach and new faces in the line up have not changed the Overton County Jr. Wildcats’ winning ways, as the team moved to 2-0 on the young season with a victory last Thursday. The squad, coming off of last year’s success that saw the team make it to the championship game, has…

Read More
Drunk Driving Enforcement To Step Up For Labor Day

The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday, a time for our country to reflect on the hard work of our fellow Americans. The long weekend is typically celebrated through picnics, pool parties and barbeques, as families and friends enjoy the last few days of summer before fall and winter approach.…

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