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Fitzgerald Expansion Set To Create Over 200 New Jobs

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Fitzgerald Collision & Repair officials announced that the company will undergo a major expansion in the Upper Cumberland and create 220 new jobs in the region. Fitzgerald Collision & Repair will invest $9 million to expand its existing facility in Rickman…

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Livingston Receives Municipal League Award

Grant Funds, citizen and civic cooperation, and diligence by city officials culminated in the realization of a new municipal park bringing new opportunities for health, recreation and revitalization for the city of Livingston. In recognition of all the efforts made to create the newly opened Livingston Central Park, the Tennessee Municipal League presented the city…

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LA Baseball Holds Camp

Dreams are realized through hard work and fundamentals. To many kids, the ultimate dream is to become a professional baseball player. To others, the dream of the diamond is just to start on their team. And, there are still others who simply want to become the best player they can be. For more stories like…

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County Tax Rate Remains Unchanged

Residents of Overton County can breathe a sigh of relief, as their property taxes won’t be going up any time soon – at least not this year. Overton County Commissioners approved a property tax rate of $2.25 per $100 of assessed value for 2017-2018 at last night’s commissioners meeting. The rate, which is the same…

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Washington D.C. Educational Tour Sponsored By Twin Lakes

During the second week of June, I had the privilege of traveling to Washington, D.C. with 107 other rising seniors from across the country. The trip was called the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour and it was sponsored by Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative. Twin Lakes sponsored two teens to participate in the tour this…

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Livestock Killed When Truck Overturns

A tractor-trailer overturned last week on Hwy. 84, spilling its load of livestock and injuring the driver and passengers. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Wednesday a 2006 Peterbilt truck was traveling north on State Route 84 loaded with 87 cows, a driver and two passengers when the driver, Justin T.…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 4-19-16

Patricia Gayle Cross Patricia Gayle Cross, 59 of Celina, passed away April 11 at the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were held April 15 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Nathan Sherrell officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers that served included: Cary Netherton, Clifford Hume, Tim Proffitt, Spencer Proffitt, Nathan Cherry…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 4-19-16

Billy Trisdale Business Owner Billy Trisdale, 59, passed away April 2. Funeral services were held April 4 from the chapel of Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Pastor Kerry Dugan officiating. Interment followed at Whitley Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were Clyde Knight and Steve Cassetty. Active pallbearers were Tim Collins, Russ Hudson,…

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Citizen Statesman 4-12-16

Karrie Sue Tinsley Singer Caregiver Karrie Sue Tinsley Singer, 38 of Allons and formerly of Celina, passed away on April 4 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 7 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Brother Donald Bryant officiating. Interment followed in the Ray Williams Cemetery in the Pea Ridge Community. Pallbearers who…

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Recent News

Fitzgerald Expansion Set To Create Over 200 New Jobs

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Fitzgerald Collision & Repair officials announced that the company will undergo a major expansion in the Upper Cumberland and create 220 new jobs in the region. Fitzgerald Collision & Repair will invest $9 million to expand its existing facility in Rickman…

Read More
Livingston Receives Municipal League Award

Grant Funds, citizen and civic cooperation, and diligence by city officials culminated in the realization of a new municipal park bringing new opportunities for health, recreation and revitalization for the city of Livingston. In recognition of all the efforts made to create the newly opened Livingston Central Park, the Tennessee Municipal League presented the city…

Read More
LA Baseball Holds Camp

Dreams are realized through hard work and fundamentals. To many kids, the ultimate dream is to become a professional baseball player. To others, the dream of the diamond is just to start on their team. And, there are still others who simply want to become the best player they can be. For more stories like…

Read More
County Tax Rate Remains Unchanged

Residents of Overton County can breathe a sigh of relief, as their property taxes won’t be going up any time soon – at least not this year. Overton County Commissioners approved a property tax rate of $2.25 per $100 of assessed value for 2017-2018 at last night’s commissioners meeting. The rate, which is the same…

Read More
Washington D.C. Educational Tour Sponsored By Twin Lakes

During the second week of June, I had the privilege of traveling to Washington, D.C. with 107 other rising seniors from across the country. The trip was called the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour and it was sponsored by Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative. Twin Lakes sponsored two teens to participate in the tour this…

Read More
Livestock Killed When Truck Overturns

A tractor-trailer overturned last week on Hwy. 84, spilling its load of livestock and injuring the driver and passengers. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Wednesday a 2006 Peterbilt truck was traveling north on State Route 84 loaded with 87 cows, a driver and two passengers when the driver, Justin T.…

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