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Bobcats Avenge Their Loss Over Wildcats

In the game against the Wildcats in Livingston on Nov. 27, the Bobcats fell 64-50 to Livingston Academy. On Dec. 18, the Bobcats got their revenge in Byrdstown. In the first quarter, the Bobcats outscored the Wildcats 15-10. Zach Amonett scored 7-points, Parker Gore and John Parker Reagan each had 4-points for Pickett County. Cayden…

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Santa Pays Visit To OCHR; Brings Gifts To Residents

The man in red made a special delivery to approximately 100 senior residents at Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) on Dec. 20. The honorary Santa Claus, Andy Smith of Rickman, delivered over 500 gifts that were donated by local churches to all the girls and boys at the facility this year. For more on…

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Equipment Is Recovered Here; Man Arrested For Theft

On Nov. 28, Captain Dennis Thrasher with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department arrested David Matthew Graham on felony theft charges. The investigation began on Aug. 31 when a citizen reported two trailers, two antique John Deere tractors and a sickle mower stolen from his residence on Liberty Church Road in Jackson County. During the course…

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Wildcats Win In Overtime 58-50 Over Macon County

Would this game go to overtime? In five of the last 12 games between Livingston Academy and Macon County the games were decided in overtime. In quarter number on, the Wildcats outscored Macon County 12-9. Matthew Sells and Mitchell Ayers had 4-points each. Will McDonald and Cayden Jones had 2-points for the Wildcats. Blake Reed…

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Wildcat Wrestling Duels In Cookeville

The Livingston Academy wrestling team continued on with their season last week as they faced off against the Cavaliers of Cookeville High School and the Golden Eagles of Shelbyville Central. The former of which fields a team of about 50 athletes and has it’s own building. The later mentioned opponent is an upstart program working…

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Annual Christmas Parade Held

The 2018 Overton County Christmas Parade winners are as follows: In the category of ATV’s, the first place winner was Myla Thrasher; and the second place winner was Chase Boswell. In the category of Bands, the first place winner was Junior Wildcat Band. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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Obituaries

Obits 10/23/18

Fred Denton Gaw Berkline Fred Denton Gaw, 71 of Rickman, passed away on Oct. 13 at the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Oct. 17 from the Rickman First Freewill Baptist Church. Bro. Bobby Roberts officiated. Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.…

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Obits 10/16/18

Herman Alex Clark, Jr. Funeral services for Mr. Herman Alex Clark, Jr. age 71, of Lafayette and formerly of Cookeville was conducted 10 a.m., Friday, October 12, 2018 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Jack Honeycutt and Bro. Hilliard Duke officiated. Burial followed in the Clark Cemetery. Mr. Clark was born…

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Obits 10/9/18

Voenado Taylor Voenado Stover Taylor, 90 of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 6 from the Dogwood Cottages in Livingston. Funeral services were held on Oct. 8 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Bro. Keith Emrich officiated. Interment followed in the Nelson Cemetery. She was born in Pickett County on July 17, 1928. She loved…

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Recent News

Bobcats Avenge Their Loss Over Wildcats

In the game against the Wildcats in Livingston on Nov. 27, the Bobcats fell 64-50 to Livingston Academy. On Dec. 18, the Bobcats got their revenge in Byrdstown. In the first quarter, the Bobcats outscored the Wildcats 15-10. Zach Amonett scored 7-points, Parker Gore and John Parker Reagan each had 4-points for Pickett County. Cayden…

Read More
Santa Pays Visit To OCHR; Brings Gifts To Residents

The man in red made a special delivery to approximately 100 senior residents at Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) on Dec. 20. The honorary Santa Claus, Andy Smith of Rickman, delivered over 500 gifts that were donated by local churches to all the girls and boys at the facility this year. For more on…

Read More
Equipment Is Recovered Here; Man Arrested For Theft

On Nov. 28, Captain Dennis Thrasher with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department arrested David Matthew Graham on felony theft charges. The investigation began on Aug. 31 when a citizen reported two trailers, two antique John Deere tractors and a sickle mower stolen from his residence on Liberty Church Road in Jackson County. During the course…

Read More
Wildcats Win In Overtime 58-50 Over Macon County

Would this game go to overtime? In five of the last 12 games between Livingston Academy and Macon County the games were decided in overtime. In quarter number on, the Wildcats outscored Macon County 12-9. Matthew Sells and Mitchell Ayers had 4-points each. Will McDonald and Cayden Jones had 2-points for the Wildcats. Blake Reed…

Read More
Wildcat Wrestling Duels In Cookeville

The Livingston Academy wrestling team continued on with their season last week as they faced off against the Cavaliers of Cookeville High School and the Golden Eagles of Shelbyville Central. The former of which fields a team of about 50 athletes and has it’s own building. The later mentioned opponent is an upstart program working…

Read More
Annual Christmas Parade Held

The 2018 Overton County Christmas Parade winners are as follows: In the category of ATV’s, the first place winner was Myla Thrasher; and the second place winner was Chase Boswell. In the category of Bands, the first place winner was Junior Wildcat Band. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s…

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