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Three Car Pile Up On Hwy. 84

A three-car tango on Monterey Hwy. resulted in two being transported to a medical facility on Thursday morning. According to one witness, who stated that he saw the incident occur in his rear-view mirror, the driver of a black Chrysler Sebring had been swerving in and out of the lanes for quite some time. For…

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Schools See Improvement Considered To Be One Of Top Systems In Area

The Overton County School Board held their regular meeting before a work session Thursday night to discuss information received from various committees. During the work session, Director of Schools Dr. Mark Winningham shared information from a recent achievement data report from the TNReady School-level reports showing a comparison of Overton County schools to other districts…

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L.A. Wildcats Crush The Sparta Warriors

The Livingston Wildcats slayed the Sparta Warriors on Friday night. Livingston Academy kicked off their season with a bang, defeating their opponents 35-0. The Sparta Warriors are a familiar foe, for they are the third most played team in LA football history. Number 11, Wesley Smith, opened the first quarter with an interception. McDonald completed…

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Woman With Drug Charges Skips Court

A Livingston woman was recently issued a capias for her arrest after she reportedly failed to appear in the Aug. 8 session of Overton County Criminal Court to answer to several counts of reported drug charges in a “drug free zone.” Erin Nicole Murphy, 23 of Livingston, was indicted on Nov. 28, 2017, on charges…

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E-911 Email Campaign Pushed To State Board

An email campaign “to ensure the current 911 district and the employees of the district are secured,” launched by Overton/Pickett E-911 Communications Director Chris Masiongale just days before the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB) would hold a vote to allow or deny a Pickett County referendum was confirmed recently by the sender, but it appears…

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Several Arrested In Area Roundup

Nine individuals were arrested and booked into the Overton County jail over a two-day period after they were indicted on a variety of drug charges. These criminals were brought to justice as a result of a joint operation conducted by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and multiple local enforcement…

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Obituaries

Obits 6/12/18

James E. “Jim” Dodson Foreman James E. “Jim” Dodson, 74 of Lebanon, Ind., and formerly of Overton County passed away on June 3 at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, Ind. Graveside services were held on June 12 in the Dodson Chapel Cemetery. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. He was born Aug.…

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Obits 6/5/18

  Bobby Mike Dickson Bobby “Mike” Dickson, 62 of Cookeville, passed away on May 25 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on May 29 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Jerry Buck officiated. Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery. He was born in Anderson, Ind. on…

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Obits 5/29/18

James Edward Brown James Edward Brown, 70 of Hilham, passed away on May 24 in the comfort of his home. Graveside services were held at Campground Cemetery on May 25. Bro. Doug Hawkins officiated. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. He was born in Jackson County on Sept. 18, 1947. He dearly…

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Recent News

Three Car Pile Up On Hwy. 84

A three-car tango on Monterey Hwy. resulted in two being transported to a medical facility on Thursday morning. According to one witness, who stated that he saw the incident occur in his rear-view mirror, the driver of a black Chrysler Sebring had been swerving in and out of the lanes for quite some time. For…

Read More
Schools See Improvement Considered To Be One Of Top Systems In Area

The Overton County School Board held their regular meeting before a work session Thursday night to discuss information received from various committees. During the work session, Director of Schools Dr. Mark Winningham shared information from a recent achievement data report from the TNReady School-level reports showing a comparison of Overton County schools to other districts…

Read More
L.A. Wildcats Crush The Sparta Warriors

The Livingston Wildcats slayed the Sparta Warriors on Friday night. Livingston Academy kicked off their season with a bang, defeating their opponents 35-0. The Sparta Warriors are a familiar foe, for they are the third most played team in LA football history. Number 11, Wesley Smith, opened the first quarter with an interception. McDonald completed…

Read More
Woman With Drug Charges Skips Court

A Livingston woman was recently issued a capias for her arrest after she reportedly failed to appear in the Aug. 8 session of Overton County Criminal Court to answer to several counts of reported drug charges in a “drug free zone.” Erin Nicole Murphy, 23 of Livingston, was indicted on Nov. 28, 2017, on charges…

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E-911 Email Campaign Pushed To State Board

An email campaign “to ensure the current 911 district and the employees of the district are secured,” launched by Overton/Pickett E-911 Communications Director Chris Masiongale just days before the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB) would hold a vote to allow or deny a Pickett County referendum was confirmed recently by the sender, but it appears…

Read More
Several Arrested In Area Roundup

Nine individuals were arrested and booked into the Overton County jail over a two-day period after they were indicted on a variety of drug charges. These criminals were brought to justice as a result of a joint operation conducted by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Drug Investigation Division and multiple local enforcement…

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