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Wildcats Have Victorious Homecoming

The Livingston Academy Wildcats moved to 7-1 on the season and celebrated homecoming Friday night with a win over Westmoreland. The visiting Eagles (2-5; 1-2) were easy prey to the Wildcats but kept it close in the first half before being blown out 34-6. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

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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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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 5-3-16

Larry Keen Larry Keen, 66 of McMinnville and formerly of Clay County, passed away on April 22. Funeral services were held April 24 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Keen Cemetery. Earl Davis, Jerry Green, Scott Gist, Michael Keen, Michael Keen Jr. and Buddy Neeley served as pallbearers. He…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 4-26-16

Sammie Glen Alexander Truck Driver Sammie Glen Alexander, 66, of Bloomington Springs passed away April 16 at his home. No services are planned at this time. Speck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. He was born March 13, 1950 in Dayton, Ohio.  He was a truck driver for the Flagship Truck Lines. He loved…

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Enterprise 4-26-16

Reed Ramsey Funeral services for Mr. Gilbert Reed Ramsey, age 87 of Cookeville, were held Monday, April 25th at 1 p.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Burial followed in Overton County Memorial Gardens. Rev. Brent Davis officiated. Mr. Ramsey’s family received friends Sunday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and…

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Recent News

Wildcats Have Victorious Homecoming

The Livingston Academy Wildcats moved to 7-1 on the season and celebrated homecoming Friday night with a win over Westmoreland. The visiting Eagles (2-5; 1-2) were easy prey to the Wildcats but kept it close in the first half before being blown out 34-6. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this…

Read More
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.…

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