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School Board Hears About Waning Agriculture Interest

The Overton County Cattlemen’s Association has seen a declining interest from the younger generations in the science that developed human civilization: agriculture. Given that the average age of a farmer or rancher is 58 according to the U.S. Labor Department, the cattlemen’s association shared their concerns with the Overton County Board of Education in a…

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Officials Give Flood Warning

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch to go in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning for Middle Tennessee, and Overton County officials are saying to motorists who may come into contact with a flooded area, “Turn around, don’t drown.” “That is very, very simple, but very, very effective,” said Overton County…

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Livestreaming Of City Meetings May Be Available By March 4

The City of Livingston is getting closer to livestreaming their sessions so that anyone with Internet access may view Mayor and Board of Aldermen sessions on demand. Mayor Curtis Hayes said he hopes all the technical issues will be worked out so viewers can be ready to watch on the City of Livingston’s official website…

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Wildcats Survive To Defeat Watertown 60-55

Livingston Academy had defeated Watertown twice during the regular season. Both wins were close, as the Wildcats won at Watertown 63-60 on Jan. 8. at Livingston, the Wildcats won 75-71 on Feb. 1. The third meeting took place in the semi-finals of the 8AA Tournament at Tenn. Tech. The Wildcats jumped out to a 21-11…

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Wildcats Skin Lions 79-50

At 19-9 on the season and 11-2 in the district, the Wildcats were looking for a 20 win season and locking up first place in the district against Cannon County. Livingston outscored Cannon County 19-11 in the first quarter. Cody Ray had 7 points and Matthew Sells and Kyle Allen each had 4 points. Cayden…

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Commissioners Approve Bids, Amendments

County commissioners approved several bids, budget amendments, and road names to be added onto the county road list during a quick meeting Monday night. Bids approved included an ambulance remount for the 2019-2020 budget year by Select-Tech in the amount of $94,000, along with solid waste containers from Wastequip in the amount of $4,575 per…

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Obituaries

Obits 12/25/18

Johnnie Mildred Beatty Johnnie Mildred Beatty, 90 of Alpine, passed away on Dec. 18 from her home. Funeral services were held on Dec. 22 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Rev. James Shenko officiated. Interment followed in the Copeland Cemetery. She was born in Beckley, W. Va., on Nov. 4, 1928. She…

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Obits 12/18/18

Pauline Young Buck Pauline Young Buck, 89 of Monroe, passed away on Dec. 9 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on Dec. 13 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Ricky Cross and Bro. Randy Tompkins officiated. Interment followed in Beaty Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on…

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Obits 12/11/18

Carl Nivens Carl Nivens, 84 of Livingston, passed away on Dec. 5 at the Overton County Heath and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held on Dec. 9 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County on Feb. 2, 1934. He enjoyed listening…

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Recent News

School Board Hears About Waning Agriculture Interest

The Overton County Cattlemen’s Association has seen a declining interest from the younger generations in the science that developed human civilization: agriculture. Given that the average age of a farmer or rancher is 58 according to the U.S. Labor Department, the cattlemen’s association shared their concerns with the Overton County Board of Education in a…

Read More
Officials Give Flood Warning

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch to go in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning for Middle Tennessee, and Overton County officials are saying to motorists who may come into contact with a flooded area, “Turn around, don’t drown.” “That is very, very simple, but very, very effective,” said Overton County…

Read More
Livestreaming Of City Meetings May Be Available By March 4

The City of Livingston is getting closer to livestreaming their sessions so that anyone with Internet access may view Mayor and Board of Aldermen sessions on demand. Mayor Curtis Hayes said he hopes all the technical issues will be worked out so viewers can be ready to watch on the City of Livingston’s official website…

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Wildcats Survive To Defeat Watertown 60-55

Livingston Academy had defeated Watertown twice during the regular season. Both wins were close, as the Wildcats won at Watertown 63-60 on Jan. 8. at Livingston, the Wildcats won 75-71 on Feb. 1. The third meeting took place in the semi-finals of the 8AA Tournament at Tenn. Tech. The Wildcats jumped out to a 21-11…

Read More
Wildcats Skin Lions 79-50

At 19-9 on the season and 11-2 in the district, the Wildcats were looking for a 20 win season and locking up first place in the district against Cannon County. Livingston outscored Cannon County 19-11 in the first quarter. Cody Ray had 7 points and Matthew Sells and Kyle Allen each had 4 points. Cayden…

Read More
Commissioners Approve Bids, Amendments

County commissioners approved several bids, budget amendments, and road names to be added onto the county road list during a quick meeting Monday night. Bids approved included an ambulance remount for the 2019-2020 budget year by Select-Tech in the amount of $94,000, along with solid waste containers from Wastequip in the amount of $4,575 per…

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