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Overton Property Tax Rate Is Comparable To Others

A report released in an Overton County Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday night shows that Overton County holds a tax rate that is lower or about the same as other counties comparable to its population. The total county tax rate of $2.25 holds a reported tax penny value of $33,718 in a population count of…

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County May See AmbuBus

In the event of a mass casualty disaster, emergency services in Overton County may soon have the use of an “AmbuBus” to ensure that those affected can be quickly evacuated after the Overton County Public Safety committee approved an Interlocal Agreement between counties for the use of the vehicle on Tuesday night. “It’s an old…

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Tigers And Bulldogs Go At Each Other In Rickman

The most recent installment of the Hilham vs. Rickman series took place in front of a packed house in Rickman on Thursday, Nov. 29. The evening’s set of games was kicked off by the Bantam girls’ teams, followed by the girls’ varsity teams, and concluded with a climactic finish between the boys. By the time…

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Squirrels Said To Be Cause Of Power Outage

Something squirrelly was the cause of a power outage that left 1,144 customers in the dark on Monday evening. When an electrical line broke in Livingston around 5 p.m., several businesses and residents scattered throughout town experienced a brief black out that lasted approximately 25 minutes. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Woman Goes Airborne; Is Injured In Accident

An 84-year-old woman was treated for injuries after an incident in a local parking lot that caused her vehicle to go airborne on Wednesday morning. An eyewitness to the incident said the woman, identified as Frances E. Sells of Monroe, was seen driving in The Livingston Clinic parking lot when her vehicle went over a…

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Building Demolished For New County Building Site

A former heritage church building nestled in the center of town was demolished last week after a long-surviving centennial anniversary. The structure that once stood on West Broad Street was said to have been an old log building in earlier times and is also said to have housed the first Livingston Church of Christ after…

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Obituaries

Obits 9/11/18

Johnie Ford And Lillie Ford Johnie James and Lillie Vietta Foster Ford of the Fellowship Community passed away on Sept. 6 in Monroe. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Rev. Randy Pickens officiated. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery. Johnie was born in Overton County on April…

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Obits 9/4/18

Elva Jean Ayers Elva Jean Ayers, 79 of Hilham, passed away on Aug. 22 at Signature Health Care in Putnam County. Funeral services were held on Aug. 25 at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro. Bro. Gordon Lee, Bro. Phillip Morgan and Bro. Howard Dailey officiated. Interment followed in the New Hope Cemetery…

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Obits 8/28/18

Edras “Lucy” Nevins Edras Lucille “Lucy” Harvey Nevins, 74 of Monroe, passed away on Aug. 19 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on Aug. 22 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Bro. Kenny Gilliam officiated. Interment followed in the Willow Grove Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on Feb. 14,…

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Recent News

Overton Property Tax Rate Is Comparable To Others

A report released in an Overton County Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday night shows that Overton County holds a tax rate that is lower or about the same as other counties comparable to its population. The total county tax rate of $2.25 holds a reported tax penny value of $33,718 in a population count of…

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County May See AmbuBus

In the event of a mass casualty disaster, emergency services in Overton County may soon have the use of an “AmbuBus” to ensure that those affected can be quickly evacuated after the Overton County Public Safety committee approved an Interlocal Agreement between counties for the use of the vehicle on Tuesday night. “It’s an old…

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Tigers And Bulldogs Go At Each Other In Rickman

The most recent installment of the Hilham vs. Rickman series took place in front of a packed house in Rickman on Thursday, Nov. 29. The evening’s set of games was kicked off by the Bantam girls’ teams, followed by the girls’ varsity teams, and concluded with a climactic finish between the boys. By the time…

Read More
Squirrels Said To Be Cause Of Power Outage

Something squirrelly was the cause of a power outage that left 1,144 customers in the dark on Monday evening. When an electrical line broke in Livingston around 5 p.m., several businesses and residents scattered throughout town experienced a brief black out that lasted approximately 25 minutes. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

Read More
Woman Goes Airborne; Is Injured In Accident

An 84-year-old woman was treated for injuries after an incident in a local parking lot that caused her vehicle to go airborne on Wednesday morning. An eyewitness to the incident said the woman, identified as Frances E. Sells of Monroe, was seen driving in The Livingston Clinic parking lot when her vehicle went over a…

Read More
Building Demolished For New County Building Site

A former heritage church building nestled in the center of town was demolished last week after a long-surviving centennial anniversary. The structure that once stood on West Broad Street was said to have been an old log building in earlier times and is also said to have housed the first Livingston Church of Christ after…

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