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Death At Jail Being Investigated Here

Authorities are investigating a death at the Overton County jail. On Wednesday at 3:32 a.m., 32-year-old Overton County jail inmate Cheri Crabtree was found dead at the jail. The official autopsy report may not be out just yet but there is suspicion she may have committed suicide, according to Sheriff John Garrett and Chief Deputy…

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Storytelling Festival Is Held

With the leaves changing and the temperature finally beginning to feel like fall there seems to be no better tradition than listening to stories of old. Thanks to the 6th annual Storytelling festival put on by the Alpha Upsilon sorority, many could enjoy just that on Saturday. Stories were not the only things taking flight…

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Jr. Lady Wildcats Score

Overton County hosted a semi final game at Livingston Academy Soccer field on Sept. 26 against Cumberland County.  Cumberland had been playing extremely well coming into the tournament and would give the Jr. Lady Wildcats a fight till the end.  Overton was the first to get on the scoreboard in the first half with a…

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One Flown Out Monday

A man was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital after a potentially fatal accident Monday morning. The driver, 77-year old Roy Rodger, was traveling with 82-year old Mary Elizabeth Cowan on old Hwy. 42 when he crossed into the wrong lane, overcorrected twice and hit a metal culvert, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report. For more…

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Wildcats Move To 6-1 On Season With Win

Wildcats continued their winning ways Friday night, offing a hot DeKalb County team during a home stand in front of a large crowd at Tom Davis Memorial Field. The Tigers, only winning two of four games before Friday night, didn’t look like a team with a poor record early on, going toe-to-toe with the Wildcats.…

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Arson Suspect Charged Again

A serial arsonist in Overton County is in trouble again, this time behind bars. The inmate in the Overton County jail is accused of trying to have a witness in his case murdered. An indictment for 39-year-old Calvin Booher was received by special agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for “trying to solicit the…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 6-7-16

Lavelle Buford Lavelle Buford, 95 of Cordele, Ga.and formerly of Celina, passed away May 21 at Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held May 25 at Upton Hay Funeral Home with Bro. David Threet, Mike Buford and Rev. Richard Williams officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. She was born March 31, 1921. She spent…

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Citizen Statesman 5-31-16

Louise West Davis Louise West Davis, 92 of Hermitage Springs, passed away May 20 at the Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette. Funeral services were held May 23 from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home with Jimmy Cook and Tyson Dillard officiating. Interment followed in the Clementsville Cemetery. Active pallbearers included: Eric…

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Enterprise 5-31-16

Linda C. Fitts LPN Linda C. Fitts, 66, of St. Petersburg, Fla. passed away May 27 at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. Funeral services will be in St. Petersburg with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Petersburg. No local service will be conducted. She was born May 16, 1950 in Tampa, Fla. She…

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Recent News

Death At Jail Being Investigated Here

Authorities are investigating a death at the Overton County jail. On Wednesday at 3:32 a.m., 32-year-old Overton County jail inmate Cheri Crabtree was found dead at the jail. The official autopsy report may not be out just yet but there is suspicion she may have committed suicide, according to Sheriff John Garrett and Chief Deputy…

Read More
Storytelling Festival Is Held

With the leaves changing and the temperature finally beginning to feel like fall there seems to be no better tradition than listening to stories of old. Thanks to the 6th annual Storytelling festival put on by the Alpha Upsilon sorority, many could enjoy just that on Saturday. Stories were not the only things taking flight…

Read More
Jr. Lady Wildcats Score

Overton County hosted a semi final game at Livingston Academy Soccer field on Sept. 26 against Cumberland County.  Cumberland had been playing extremely well coming into the tournament and would give the Jr. Lady Wildcats a fight till the end.  Overton was the first to get on the scoreboard in the first half with a…

Read More
One Flown Out Monday

A man was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital after a potentially fatal accident Monday morning. The driver, 77-year old Roy Rodger, was traveling with 82-year old Mary Elizabeth Cowan on old Hwy. 42 when he crossed into the wrong lane, overcorrected twice and hit a metal culvert, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report. For more…

Read More
Wildcats Move To 6-1 On Season With Win

Wildcats continued their winning ways Friday night, offing a hot DeKalb County team during a home stand in front of a large crowd at Tom Davis Memorial Field. The Tigers, only winning two of four games before Friday night, didn’t look like a team with a poor record early on, going toe-to-toe with the Wildcats.…

Read More
Arson Suspect Charged Again

A serial arsonist in Overton County is in trouble again, this time behind bars. The inmate in the Overton County jail is accused of trying to have a witness in his case murdered. An indictment for 39-year-old Calvin Booher was received by special agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for “trying to solicit the…

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