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Trail Of Damage

Saturday night as skies darkened and thunderstorms moved in so too did straight line winds that would end up causing damage throughout the mid-state, including Overton County. According to the Livingston Police Department there were fires caused by lightning. Lines were down all over the county including at Virginia Street, Heard Ridge Road, Honey Springs…

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Pickett Pushing For Return Of E-911

Both Overton/Pickett E-911 and the nursing home brought forth its budget to the Overton County Budget Committee last Tuesday evening, and E-911 may be seeing some big changes. OPECD Director Chris Masiongale described Overton/Pickett E- 911’s budget as close to the same as last year with the exception of a few reductions. One of those…

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Getting Fit…

The Hilham Elementary staff is the winner of the Highlands Get Fit Challenge between the Overton County Schools. The competition went from March 1 thru May 31. Danny McCoin presents the captain of Hilham, Tristica Luhn, a $500 check on behalf of the Coordinated School Health program. For more on this story, pick up a…

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Livingston Police Camp Continues Tradition

While spring slowly dissolves into summer and Memorial Day approached, the Livingston Police Department Police camp was the unofficial kickoff to camping season at Cedar Lake Camp. Last Monday night, campers traveled to the camp, settled into their accommodations and looked forward to a week of learning everything they could about emergency personnel, procedures and…

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Beer Board Approves Permit For Hippie Jack’s

The Overton County Beer Board met last week and approved a permit for on-premise consumption of alcohol on property owned by John Stoddart. Stoddart, also known as Hippie Jack, requested the permit for his now popular music festival, Jammin’ At Hippie Jack’s. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

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L.A. Baseball Awards Night

L.A. Baseball held their awards night May 25 at the Chamber of Commerce. The awards given out were the following, in no particular order: All District Team- Eli Estes, Jacob Webb, Blake Qualls and Jayden Nelson; Most Defensive Player Awards- Jayden Nelson and Ray Burchwell; Wildcat Award- Ethan Reagan; Most Improved Player- Clay Spears; and…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 7-26-16

James Copas Jr. James “Jimmy” Copas Jr., 49 of the Union Hill Community of Clay Coun­ty, passed away on July 15 at his residence surrounded by friends and family. The family has honored Mr. Co­pas’ wishes to be cremated and a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Hall Funeral Home was in…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 7-26-16

FOR RENT: 1 BR Apt for Rent in Gainesboro 111 Cassetty Lane Starting at $310/mo or $81.25wk .  Pets OK Ask about no security deposit for qualified tenants Stevens Realty LLC 866-493-5527 O/A www.stevensrentals.com 6-7, TFC. FOR RENT: Farm house, 2 bd, 1 bath. Fenced in yard. Call 931-265-9490. 7-19, 7-26 2TP Driver: CDL-A. NEW Sign-On…

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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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Recent News

Trail Of Damage

Saturday night as skies darkened and thunderstorms moved in so too did straight line winds that would end up causing damage throughout the mid-state, including Overton County. According to the Livingston Police Department there were fires caused by lightning. Lines were down all over the county including at Virginia Street, Heard Ridge Road, Honey Springs…

Read More
Pickett Pushing For Return Of E-911

Both Overton/Pickett E-911 and the nursing home brought forth its budget to the Overton County Budget Committee last Tuesday evening, and E-911 may be seeing some big changes. OPECD Director Chris Masiongale described Overton/Pickett E- 911’s budget as close to the same as last year with the exception of a few reductions. One of those…

Read More
Getting Fit…

The Hilham Elementary staff is the winner of the Highlands Get Fit Challenge between the Overton County Schools. The competition went from March 1 thru May 31. Danny McCoin presents the captain of Hilham, Tristica Luhn, a $500 check on behalf of the Coordinated School Health program. For more on this story, pick up a…

Read More
Livingston Police Camp Continues Tradition

While spring slowly dissolves into summer and Memorial Day approached, the Livingston Police Department Police camp was the unofficial kickoff to camping season at Cedar Lake Camp. Last Monday night, campers traveled to the camp, settled into their accommodations and looked forward to a week of learning everything they could about emergency personnel, procedures and…

Read More
Beer Board Approves Permit For Hippie Jack’s

The Overton County Beer Board met last week and approved a permit for on-premise consumption of alcohol on property owned by John Stoddart. Stoddart, also known as Hippie Jack, requested the permit for his now popular music festival, Jammin’ At Hippie Jack’s. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston…

Read More
L.A. Baseball Awards Night

L.A. Baseball held their awards night May 25 at the Chamber of Commerce. The awards given out were the following, in no particular order: All District Team- Eli Estes, Jacob Webb, Blake Qualls and Jayden Nelson; Most Defensive Player Awards- Jayden Nelson and Ray Burchwell; Wildcat Award- Ethan Reagan; Most Improved Player- Clay Spears; and…

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