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More Students To Receive Chromebooks

The Overton County Education Committee approved an amendment to the general purpose school budget at their meeting last Thursday that will allow the school system to purchase Chromebooks for elementary students. “We did receive some extra funding from the state on a couple of grants that we are excited about. That’ll help buy some equipment…

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L.A. Wildcats Take On The Knights

Going into the TSSAA playoffs against Nolensville Friday night, the Livingston Academy Wildcats had won eight games out of 10 games for the season. However, a winning streak wasn’t enough for the Wildcats to come out victorious in the playoffs. With emotions running high, Livingston Academy tasted their third defeat but it was a bittersweet…

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L.M.S. Girls Beat Back Rickman

LMS and Rickman Elementary went head to head last Monday with Livingston Middle School as the hosting team. Both varsity teams battled it out on the court to determine the winner and the final outcomes were fiercely fought for. Playing first were the Lady Bulldogs and the Lady Tigers. Right out of the gate, Rickman…

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Suspect Killed In Shooting Being Investigated

TBI agents are investigating an officer-related shooting here in Overton County from the evening of Oct. 31. The shooting was on Pedalbrook Lane, according to the news release from TBI. A call came in to dispatchers regarding an abandoned vehicle on a homeowner’s property in that area with bullet holes on the vehicle. Two deputies…

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Board Approves Johnson Controls Contract

The Board of Education unanimously approved the contract with Johnson controls, an engineering company created to bring “integrated solutions” for a variety of customers, at their meeting last Tuesday evening at Livingston Academy. Johnson Controls representatives Ryan Ball, Joe Bond and Robert Lawson attended the board’s work session to give a presentation to the members…

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School Tests Show Positive Results

Last week, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released the entire 2017 district and school-level TNReady results, and Overton County Director of Schools Mark Winningham and Assistant Director Vickie Eldridge talked about the scores for Overton County Schools recently. “We had several things we were very pleased with and some things we have to make improvements…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 7-19-16

James A. Anderson Tree Trimmer/Arborist James A. Anderson, 77, passed away July 8 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 10 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Heady officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. He was born Nov. 5, 1938 in Jackson County. He was a tree trimmer and an…

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Enterprise 7-19-16

  Donald Edward Savage Veteran Donald Edward Savage, 48, of Monroe passed away July 13 at his home. Funeral services were held July 16 from the Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Myers and Bro. John Dietz officiating. Interment followed in the Fisk Cemetery. He was born June 4, 1968 in Livingston. He was a…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 7-12-16

Sandra Barnett Homemaker Sandra Barnett, 74, passed away July 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 3 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Lane Pippin, Bro. Charles Maxwell and Bro. Steve Bowman officiating. Interment followed at Double Springs Cemetery. She was born Jan. 5, 1942 in Jackson County. She was…

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Recent News

More Students To Receive Chromebooks

The Overton County Education Committee approved an amendment to the general purpose school budget at their meeting last Thursday that will allow the school system to purchase Chromebooks for elementary students. “We did receive some extra funding from the state on a couple of grants that we are excited about. That’ll help buy some equipment…

Read More
L.A. Wildcats Take On The Knights

Going into the TSSAA playoffs against Nolensville Friday night, the Livingston Academy Wildcats had won eight games out of 10 games for the season. However, a winning streak wasn’t enough for the Wildcats to come out victorious in the playoffs. With emotions running high, Livingston Academy tasted their third defeat but it was a bittersweet…

Read More
L.M.S. Girls Beat Back Rickman

LMS and Rickman Elementary went head to head last Monday with Livingston Middle School as the hosting team. Both varsity teams battled it out on the court to determine the winner and the final outcomes were fiercely fought for. Playing first were the Lady Bulldogs and the Lady Tigers. Right out of the gate, Rickman…

Read More
Suspect Killed In Shooting Being Investigated

TBI agents are investigating an officer-related shooting here in Overton County from the evening of Oct. 31. The shooting was on Pedalbrook Lane, according to the news release from TBI. A call came in to dispatchers regarding an abandoned vehicle on a homeowner’s property in that area with bullet holes on the vehicle. Two deputies…

Read More
Board Approves Johnson Controls Contract

The Board of Education unanimously approved the contract with Johnson controls, an engineering company created to bring “integrated solutions” for a variety of customers, at their meeting last Tuesday evening at Livingston Academy. Johnson Controls representatives Ryan Ball, Joe Bond and Robert Lawson attended the board’s work session to give a presentation to the members…

Read More
School Tests Show Positive Results

Last week, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released the entire 2017 district and school-level TNReady results, and Overton County Director of Schools Mark Winningham and Assistant Director Vickie Eldridge talked about the scores for Overton County Schools recently. “We had several things we were very pleased with and some things we have to make improvements…

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