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Wildcats Season Ends In Regional Semi Finals

In the previous three games between Livingston Academy and Watertown, the Wildcats has won all three. In the first quarter, the Purple Tigers raced out to a 15-6 lead. Heath Price scored 7 points, Raquen Verge had 4 points and Jared Tomson and Brandon Allison each had 2 points for Watertown. Cody Ray scored 4…

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Wildcats Host Marion Co. In Regional

Due to the recent flooding in the area, a rare Sunday afternoon game was played in the first round of the 4AA Region tournament at Livingston Academy. Marion County made the trip from Jasper to face the Wildcats. In the first quarter, the Warriors outscored the Wildcats 16-15. Alex Nuner scored 8 points and Nick…

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Schools To See Grant Monies

The Overton County Board of Education will see more money coming into the budget according to several amendments that were approved by the Overton County Education Committee on Tuesday night. Budget Director Heather Melton said that many of those amendments were from several grant funds that came in after the budget was approved. For more…

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Allons Man Faces Murder Charge

An Allons man who has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of a Hendersonville man that allegedly occurred the day after Christmas in 2017 has an upcoming court date this year. Bobbie V. Summers, who was 58 at the time of the indictment and arrest, is being held without bond…

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City To See LED Lighting Change

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen shed some light on what kind of wattage they would like to see throughout the city in a called meeting Tuesday night, after the board sampled a selection of LED lighting fixtures with the Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (UCEMC). The LED fixtures range in wattage – predominately from…

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Ambulance Grant App Is Approved

The Overton County Commission approved a formal resolution to apply for a grant in order to provide “adequate” ambulances in a special called meeting on Wednesday night. The resolution to apply to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development for community development block grant funds, Resolution No. 2019-0220-01, was approved in a special called…

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Obits 12/11/18

Carl Nivens Carl Nivens, 84 of Livingston, passed away on Dec. 5 at the Overton County Heath and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held on Dec. 9 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County on Feb. 2, 1934. He enjoyed listening…

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Obits 12/4/18

Melva Dean Ramsey Little Melva Dean Ramsey Little, 85 of Manchester, passed away on Nov. 21 at Silver Point. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Interment followed in Goodhope Cemetery in Livingston. She was born in Overton County. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Manchester.…

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Obits 11/27/18

Dr. Anthony Abston Abston Chiropractic Owner-Operator Celebration of Life Services for Dr. Anthony “Tony” Harold Abston, age 54, of Byrdstown will be conducted 2 p.m., Thursday, November 29, 2018 from the chapel of the Livingston Funeral Home. Pastor Mike Campbell officiated. The family will welcome friends on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of services.…

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Recent News

Wildcats Season Ends In Regional Semi Finals

In the previous three games between Livingston Academy and Watertown, the Wildcats has won all three. In the first quarter, the Purple Tigers raced out to a 15-6 lead. Heath Price scored 7 points, Raquen Verge had 4 points and Jared Tomson and Brandon Allison each had 2 points for Watertown. Cody Ray scored 4…

Read More
Wildcats Host Marion Co. In Regional

Due to the recent flooding in the area, a rare Sunday afternoon game was played in the first round of the 4AA Region tournament at Livingston Academy. Marion County made the trip from Jasper to face the Wildcats. In the first quarter, the Warriors outscored the Wildcats 16-15. Alex Nuner scored 8 points and Nick…

Read More
Schools To See Grant Monies

The Overton County Board of Education will see more money coming into the budget according to several amendments that were approved by the Overton County Education Committee on Tuesday night. Budget Director Heather Melton said that many of those amendments were from several grant funds that came in after the budget was approved. For more…

Read More
Allons Man Faces Murder Charge

An Allons man who has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of a Hendersonville man that allegedly occurred the day after Christmas in 2017 has an upcoming court date this year. Bobbie V. Summers, who was 58 at the time of the indictment and arrest, is being held without bond…

Read More
City To See LED Lighting Change

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen shed some light on what kind of wattage they would like to see throughout the city in a called meeting Tuesday night, after the board sampled a selection of LED lighting fixtures with the Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (UCEMC). The LED fixtures range in wattage – predominately from…

Read More
Ambulance Grant App Is Approved

The Overton County Commission approved a formal resolution to apply for a grant in order to provide “adequate” ambulances in a special called meeting on Wednesday night. The resolution to apply to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development for community development block grant funds, Resolution No. 2019-0220-01, was approved in a special called…

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