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TVA Announces Planned Outages For May 9

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is scheduled to disconnect power overnight Saturday, May 9, to do vital maintenance on their equipment. Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation members in Jackson County will be affected. The interruption of power will begin at 10:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 9 for up to eight (8) hours into Sunday Morning,…

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Overton Receives Coronavirus Monies

Overton County Commissioners met last Tuesday via teleconference and discussed monies received from the federal government through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which was established to address the economic fallout surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the commissioners, the ambulance service automatically received $50,442.05 from the CARES Act Provider Relief…

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Visitors To Nursing Home Still Restricted

With the stay at home orders being lifted in Tennessee, Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) wants to address how this will apply to families and friends of their residents that wish to visit. “OCHRC is under direction from Federal Guidelines, not local or state guidelines,” officials stated. “This means that the lifted stay at…

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Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In Accident

A Rickman man passed away days after an incident on State Route 84 (Monterey Highway). Eric Carwile, 76 of Rickman, was the victim of a one-vehicle accident last Monday on Monterey Highway. He was traveling south in a 1996 Chevy Silverado on State Route 84. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this…

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Gov. Gives The Okay For Some Businesses To Open

Local leaders and health professionals met last Thursday in press conference in order to inform the citizens of Overton County that many local businesses will be allowed to open beginning April 27. The decision was made after Governor Bill Lee made the announcement to let the “Stay at Home” order expire in order to begin…

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Trial Date For Doctor Moved To September

The trial date for a Livingston doctor with a practice in Celina has been moved. Gilbert Ross Ghearing, 66 of Livingston, was a former physician and owner of a family medical practice in Celina. He was charged in May 2019 with violating the Controlled Substances Act announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 3/10/20

Robert H. Dunn Robert H. Dunn, 94, of Allons passed away March 3 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. Celebration of Life services were held March 7 at the Allons Baptist Church. Bro. John Keith officiated, with Military Honors following the service by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on…

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Obituaries 3/3/20

Frank McCoy Dial Sgt. Frank McCoy Dial, 60, of Rickman passed away Feb. 28 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held March 2 at the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery with Military Honors provided at graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. Bro. Eugene…

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Obituaries 2/25/20

Mary Jane “Mollie” Palmer Rogers “My Mollie,” as Mrs. Rogers was affectionately known, was 83, having been born in Des Moines, Iowa on July 7, 1936. She was reared in Jackson, Tenn. where she met Jimmy Rogers, her life long husband, dearest friend and constant admirer. The two were college freshmen, age 19 and 18,…

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Recent News

TVA Announces Planned Outages For May 9

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is scheduled to disconnect power overnight Saturday, May 9, to do vital maintenance on their equipment. Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation members in Jackson County will be affected. The interruption of power will begin at 10:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 9 for up to eight (8) hours into Sunday Morning,…

Read More
Overton Receives Coronavirus Monies

Overton County Commissioners met last Tuesday via teleconference and discussed monies received from the federal government through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which was established to address the economic fallout surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the commissioners, the ambulance service automatically received $50,442.05 from the CARES Act Provider Relief…

Read More
Visitors To Nursing Home Still Restricted

With the stay at home orders being lifted in Tennessee, Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) wants to address how this will apply to families and friends of their residents that wish to visit. “OCHRC is under direction from Federal Guidelines, not local or state guidelines,” officials stated. “This means that the lifted stay at…

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Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In Accident

A Rickman man passed away days after an incident on State Route 84 (Monterey Highway). Eric Carwile, 76 of Rickman, was the victim of a one-vehicle accident last Monday on Monterey Highway. He was traveling south in a 1996 Chevy Silverado on State Route 84. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this…

Read More
Gov. Gives The Okay For Some Businesses To Open

Local leaders and health professionals met last Thursday in press conference in order to inform the citizens of Overton County that many local businesses will be allowed to open beginning April 27. The decision was made after Governor Bill Lee made the announcement to let the “Stay at Home” order expire in order to begin…

Read More
Trial Date For Doctor Moved To September

The trial date for a Livingston doctor with a practice in Celina has been moved. Gilbert Ross Ghearing, 66 of Livingston, was a former physician and owner of a family medical practice in Celina. He was charged in May 2019 with violating the Controlled Substances Act announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District…

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