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More Students To Receive Chromebooks

The Overton County Education Committee approved an amendment to the general purpose school budget at their meeting last Thursday that will allow the school system to purchase Chromebooks for elementary students. “We did receive some extra funding from the state on a couple of grants that we are excited about. That’ll help buy some equipment…

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L.A. Wildcats Take On The Knights

Going into the TSSAA playoffs against Nolensville Friday night, the Livingston Academy Wildcats had won eight games out of 10 games for the season. However, a winning streak wasn’t enough for the Wildcats to come out victorious in the playoffs. With emotions running high, Livingston Academy tasted their third defeat but it was a bittersweet…

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L.M.S. Girls Beat Back Rickman

LMS and Rickman Elementary went head to head last Monday with Livingston Middle School as the hosting team. Both varsity teams battled it out on the court to determine the winner and the final outcomes were fiercely fought for. Playing first were the Lady Bulldogs and the Lady Tigers. Right out of the gate, Rickman…

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Suspect Killed In Shooting Being Investigated

TBI agents are investigating an officer-related shooting here in Overton County from the evening of Oct. 31. The shooting was on Pedalbrook Lane, according to the news release from TBI. A call came in to dispatchers regarding an abandoned vehicle on a homeowner’s property in that area with bullet holes on the vehicle. Two deputies…

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Board Approves Johnson Controls Contract

The Board of Education unanimously approved the contract with Johnson controls, an engineering company created to bring “integrated solutions” for a variety of customers, at their meeting last Tuesday evening at Livingston Academy. Johnson Controls representatives Ryan Ball, Joe Bond and Robert Lawson attended the board’s work session to give a presentation to the members…

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School Tests Show Positive Results

Last week, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released the entire 2017 district and school-level TNReady results, and Overton County Director of Schools Mark Winningham and Assistant Director Vickie Eldridge talked about the scores for Overton County Schools recently. “We had several things we were very pleased with and some things we have to make improvements…

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Obituaries

Jackson Co. Sentinel 5-24-16

Nancy McNiel Wilson Nancy McNiel Wilson Gaw, age 87, passed from this life on May 14, 2016. She is preceded in death by her parents, Homer Thomas Wilson and Alice May Brackett Wilson; her husband of 60 years, Jack Stanton Gaw, Sr., whom she married June 22, 1948 in Norfolk, Virginia; and her brothers-in-law and…

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Citizen Statesman 5-24-16

Delma Kay Day Delma Kay Day, 80 of Hilham, passed away May 4 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held May 7 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Bruce Taylor officiating. Interment followed in the McDonald Cemetery. Timothy Brown, Derek Brown, Cori Yaryan, Clay Holt, Gary Holt and Nathan Rich served as active pallbearers. She…

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Enterprise 5-24-16

Daisy Beasley Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy Jewell Beasley, age 99, of Cookeville, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 11 in the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston Horner Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Bond officiating. Interment followed at Eckel Cemetery in Overton County. Mrs. Beasley passed away Sunday evening, May 8, 2016 at Bethesda…

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Recent News

More Students To Receive Chromebooks

The Overton County Education Committee approved an amendment to the general purpose school budget at their meeting last Thursday that will allow the school system to purchase Chromebooks for elementary students. “We did receive some extra funding from the state on a couple of grants that we are excited about. That’ll help buy some equipment…

Read More
L.A. Wildcats Take On The Knights

Going into the TSSAA playoffs against Nolensville Friday night, the Livingston Academy Wildcats had won eight games out of 10 games for the season. However, a winning streak wasn’t enough for the Wildcats to come out victorious in the playoffs. With emotions running high, Livingston Academy tasted their third defeat but it was a bittersweet…

Read More
L.M.S. Girls Beat Back Rickman

LMS and Rickman Elementary went head to head last Monday with Livingston Middle School as the hosting team. Both varsity teams battled it out on the court to determine the winner and the final outcomes were fiercely fought for. Playing first were the Lady Bulldogs and the Lady Tigers. Right out of the gate, Rickman…

Read More
Suspect Killed In Shooting Being Investigated

TBI agents are investigating an officer-related shooting here in Overton County from the evening of Oct. 31. The shooting was on Pedalbrook Lane, according to the news release from TBI. A call came in to dispatchers regarding an abandoned vehicle on a homeowner’s property in that area with bullet holes on the vehicle. Two deputies…

Read More
Board Approves Johnson Controls Contract

The Board of Education unanimously approved the contract with Johnson controls, an engineering company created to bring “integrated solutions” for a variety of customers, at their meeting last Tuesday evening at Livingston Academy. Johnson Controls representatives Ryan Ball, Joe Bond and Robert Lawson attended the board’s work session to give a presentation to the members…

Read More
School Tests Show Positive Results

Last week, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released the entire 2017 district and school-level TNReady results, and Overton County Director of Schools Mark Winningham and Assistant Director Vickie Eldridge talked about the scores for Overton County Schools recently. “We had several things we were very pleased with and some things we have to make improvements…

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