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Seven Teachers Granted Tenure

Seven teachers from varying schools in the Overton County school district were granted tenure in regular session of the Overton County School Board on Tuesday night. “On behalf of the board, I want to say a thank you to our teachers, staff and administration for everything that you do for our school system,” said Chairman…

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Toy Drive Huge Success

Members of the community decked the halls at the Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) with a selection of toys and games for kids as part of the department’s annual Toy Drive. The annual toy drive yielded enough gifts for over 50 children this year after the department began accepting donations to help provide toys for…

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Lady Wildcats Survive For 34-32 Victory

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Lady Wildcats traveled to Smith County for a district contest. In the first quarter, the Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 15-7 lead as Livingston hit three 3-pointers. Allie Qualls, Emily Gean and Kaylee Asberry had 3-points, Suzanna Hayes, Maddy Shaw and Anna Beth Colson each had 2-points for Livingston.…

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Car Catches Ablaze After Repairs

A newly purchased vehicle combusted into flames within feet from the residence of a Livingston man on Monday, Dec. 3. Owner of the vehicle Michael Blackwell said he had just purchased the blue Mazda 3 from a woman in town the day before the car caught fire. For more on this story, pick up a…

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State Ed. Report Card Shows Improvements At Area Schools

Every classroom comes to life in different ways as teachers create methods to meet the needs of our students. Parents and educators can now have a closer look at how effective those lessons are in improving our students’ education and assess the performance of each school in the Overton County school district. The Tennessee Department…

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Livingston Woman Indicted For Murder

A Livingston woman was indicted on a first-degree murder charge in relation to a shooting incident that occurred last year. Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) deputies responded to a shooting incident on Highland Mountain Road where 41-year-old Timmy Melton was found injured with a gunshot wound to the head on Oct. 22, 2017. For more…

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Obituaries

Obits 10/2/18

Donald Leroy Keith Donald Leroy Keith, 85 of Allons, passed away on Sept. 22 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Private graveside services were held on Sept. 24 from the McFerrin Cemetery in Allons. Pastor Daniel Graham and Pastor John Hanson officiated. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. He was born…

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Obits 9/25/18

Donald Eithel Groce Donald E. Groce, 67 of Livingston, passed away on Sept. 20 at his home. Funeral services were held on Sept. 23 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County on Jan. 7, 1951. He loved being in the outdoors…

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Obits 9/18/18

Sandra E. Barbour Sandra “Sandy” E. Barbour, 63 of Byrdstown, passed away on Dec. 3, 2017, at her home. A Graveside Service was held on June 23, 2018 at Hillside Cemetery in Thomaston, Conn. Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was born in Litchfield County, Conn. on June 23,…

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Recent News

Seven Teachers Granted Tenure

Seven teachers from varying schools in the Overton County school district were granted tenure in regular session of the Overton County School Board on Tuesday night. “On behalf of the board, I want to say a thank you to our teachers, staff and administration for everything that you do for our school system,” said Chairman…

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Toy Drive Huge Success

Members of the community decked the halls at the Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) with a selection of toys and games for kids as part of the department’s annual Toy Drive. The annual toy drive yielded enough gifts for over 50 children this year after the department began accepting donations to help provide toys for…

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Lady Wildcats Survive For 34-32 Victory

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Lady Wildcats traveled to Smith County for a district contest. In the first quarter, the Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 15-7 lead as Livingston hit three 3-pointers. Allie Qualls, Emily Gean and Kaylee Asberry had 3-points, Suzanna Hayes, Maddy Shaw and Anna Beth Colson each had 2-points for Livingston.…

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Car Catches Ablaze After Repairs

A newly purchased vehicle combusted into flames within feet from the residence of a Livingston man on Monday, Dec. 3. Owner of the vehicle Michael Blackwell said he had just purchased the blue Mazda 3 from a woman in town the day before the car caught fire. For more on this story, pick up a…

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State Ed. Report Card Shows Improvements At Area Schools

Every classroom comes to life in different ways as teachers create methods to meet the needs of our students. Parents and educators can now have a closer look at how effective those lessons are in improving our students’ education and assess the performance of each school in the Overton County school district. The Tennessee Department…

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Livingston Woman Indicted For Murder

A Livingston woman was indicted on a first-degree murder charge in relation to a shooting incident that occurred last year. Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) deputies responded to a shooting incident on Highland Mountain Road where 41-year-old Timmy Melton was found injured with a gunshot wound to the head on Oct. 22, 2017. For more…

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