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Parks To Host Events For Students

Tennessee State Parks are offering volunteer events at 54 of the 56 state parks for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours. Most of the events are on Saturday, June 22. “This is an excellent opportunity for Tennessee Promise students to meet their requirements and be a part of the outdoors at the…

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Police Busy As Summer Begins

Livingston Police have been busy since June started, making arrests on both June 1 and June 2 in separate incidents. It all started on June 1 when police saw a man standing in the street in his underwear yelling and screaming. Officer Jon Smith was on patrol on Cullom Street and spotted the man around…

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Aldermen Approve Building Inspector

Livingston Aldermen approved the pick for a new building inspector last night, as Kristian Mansell was unanimously approved by the board. Mansell was tagged to replace former inspector Darius Sims, who recently retired. The action came during the regular session meeting of the Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen. For more on this story, pick…

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Industrial Park Loan Is Paid Off Early

A United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) loan was paid off eight years early with a $500,000 principal payment on May 17, saving Overton County $148,606.44 in interest. The action was discussed in Thursday’s Budget Committee meeting. The U.S.D.A. loan was due to the Industrial Park Amortization of $1,650,000 with a 4.5 percent interest making…

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Schools Receive Grant To Help Upgrade Buses

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced that the following 39 entities, including seven from the Upper Cumberland region, will receive $8,854,685.42 in grant funding to support school bus replacement projects across Tennessee. Clay, Jackson and Overton Counties are included in the seven from the Upper Cumberland region. The competitive grant program,…

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Livingston Police Apprehend Murder Suspect

A man wanted for the stabbing death of a woman out of Cookeville was apprehended early Thursday morning, thanks to work by the Livingston Police Department. According to Livingston Police Chief Greg Etheredge, his department received a Be On The Lookout notice for a silver Infinity car that was stolen out of Cookeville by a…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 4/16/19

John Claude Houser Mr. John Claude Houser was born in March 21, 1935 in Knoxville, Tennessee and passed from this life on April 5, 2019 in Knoxville, Tennessee at the age of 84. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Claude Mack Houser and Ms. Lena (Roberts) Mayes and one brother Mr. Hillard…

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Obituaries 4/9/19

Shirley Ann Rich Hooten Nursing Assistant Shirley Ann Rich Hooten, 59 of Celina, passed away on March 22 at Signature Healthcare in Putnam County. A memorial service was held at McDonald Cemetery in Hilham on April 7. Nashville Funeral and Cremation Services was in charge of the arrangements. She was born in Indianapolis, Ind. on…

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Obituaries 4/2/19

Jimmie N. Eversole Jimmie N. Eversole, 81 of Enon, passed away on March 26 in Fairborn. Funeral services were held on March 29 in Adkins Funeral Home in Enon. Interment followed in Enon Cemetery. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was born in Livingston on June 21, 1937. She enjoyed gardening,…

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Recent News

Parks To Host Events For Students

Tennessee State Parks are offering volunteer events at 54 of the 56 state parks for Tennessee Promise scholars to fulfill their community service hours. Most of the events are on Saturday, June 22. “This is an excellent opportunity for Tennessee Promise students to meet their requirements and be a part of the outdoors at the…

Read More
Police Busy As Summer Begins

Livingston Police have been busy since June started, making arrests on both June 1 and June 2 in separate incidents. It all started on June 1 when police saw a man standing in the street in his underwear yelling and screaming. Officer Jon Smith was on patrol on Cullom Street and spotted the man around…

Read More
Aldermen Approve Building Inspector

Livingston Aldermen approved the pick for a new building inspector last night, as Kristian Mansell was unanimously approved by the board. Mansell was tagged to replace former inspector Darius Sims, who recently retired. The action came during the regular session meeting of the Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen. For more on this story, pick…

Read More
Industrial Park Loan Is Paid Off Early

A United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) loan was paid off eight years early with a $500,000 principal payment on May 17, saving Overton County $148,606.44 in interest. The action was discussed in Thursday’s Budget Committee meeting. The U.S.D.A. loan was due to the Industrial Park Amortization of $1,650,000 with a 4.5 percent interest making…

Read More
Schools Receive Grant To Help Upgrade Buses

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced that the following 39 entities, including seven from the Upper Cumberland region, will receive $8,854,685.42 in grant funding to support school bus replacement projects across Tennessee. Clay, Jackson and Overton Counties are included in the seven from the Upper Cumberland region. The competitive grant program,…

Read More
Livingston Police Apprehend Murder Suspect

A man wanted for the stabbing death of a woman out of Cookeville was apprehended early Thursday morning, thanks to work by the Livingston Police Department. According to Livingston Police Chief Greg Etheredge, his department received a Be On The Lookout notice for a silver Infinity car that was stolen out of Cookeville by a…

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