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Jail Escapee Pleads Guilty; Is Sentenced

Caleb Chase Reagan, who briefly escaped police custody twice in 2016, had his day in court last Monday for the jail escape that happened in August of last year. He was charged with one count of escape, one count of facilitating escape and one count of vandalism stemming from the damage he caused while escaping…

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Mayor Proposes $3 Million Budget

One of the largest, new, single expenditures in Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes’ proposed budget, which must be passed by July 1, is a new bush hog with a sidearm. Hayes said the $80,000 cost is a necessity. “If you notice we have weed eaters and part time guys out weed eating the right of way,”…

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Sonic Headed To Finals

The softball tournaments for the 16 and under league started Thursday, June 1. The tournament is single elimination, so some of the teams didn’t get a second chance to redeem themselves on Tuesday, June 6 if they lost on Thursday. Sonic and Farm Bureau went up against each other Thursday night to determine who was…

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Firefighters Rescue Dog From Fire

Dark smoke billowed from broken windows making the air difficult to breathe as a fire raged within the garage of a house at 119 Vaughn Lane on Friday afternoon. Julie Coleman who, along with her husband Terry, owned the house, could hear her dog, Tebow, whimpering from behind the hot garage door. Terry then took…

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OCHR Remodel Plans Moving Ahead

Things are right on schedule in the design phase of the new rehab project, and the Overton County Health and Rehab Board is happy with the way things are moving forward in regards to the remodeling of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center, according to a statement by administrator Jennifer Bouldin during a work…

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Good Day Mate

It’s hard to tell who is more surprised when Overton County Executive Ben Danner holds a kangaroo at a recent Millard Oakley Library event. This was the opening day of Summer reading program. It was an educational show about animals by Natural History Education Co. and featured several animals. For more on this story, pick…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 3-15-16

Lillian Chitwood White Teacher Lillian Chitwood White, 83 of Moss, passed away March 8 at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville, Ky. Funeral services were held on March 11 at Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Miller and Dr. Jerry Neal Bean officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery. Richy Arms, Leon Birdwell, Chris…

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Jackson Co. Sentinel 3-15-16

Frank Markum World War II Veteran Funeral services for Mr. Frank Edward Markum, age 93 of Cookeville, will be held Friday, March 11th at 11 a.m. at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Dodson Branch Cemetery.  Bro. Mark Gaw will officiate. Mr. Markum’s family will receive friends Thursday…

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Citizen Statesman 3-8-16

Richard Coell Smith Carpenter Richard Coell Smith, 68 of Hermitage Springs, passed away Feb. 29 at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral services were held March 3 from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Lance Reynolds officiating. Interment followed in the Richard Coell Smith Cemetery. Pallbearers included: Ranon…

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Recent News

Jail Escapee Pleads Guilty; Is Sentenced

Caleb Chase Reagan, who briefly escaped police custody twice in 2016, had his day in court last Monday for the jail escape that happened in August of last year. He was charged with one count of escape, one count of facilitating escape and one count of vandalism stemming from the damage he caused while escaping…

Read More
Mayor Proposes $3 Million Budget

One of the largest, new, single expenditures in Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes’ proposed budget, which must be passed by July 1, is a new bush hog with a sidearm. Hayes said the $80,000 cost is a necessity. “If you notice we have weed eaters and part time guys out weed eating the right of way,”…

Read More
Sonic Headed To Finals

The softball tournaments for the 16 and under league started Thursday, June 1. The tournament is single elimination, so some of the teams didn’t get a second chance to redeem themselves on Tuesday, June 6 if they lost on Thursday. Sonic and Farm Bureau went up against each other Thursday night to determine who was…

Read More
Firefighters Rescue Dog From Fire

Dark smoke billowed from broken windows making the air difficult to breathe as a fire raged within the garage of a house at 119 Vaughn Lane on Friday afternoon. Julie Coleman who, along with her husband Terry, owned the house, could hear her dog, Tebow, whimpering from behind the hot garage door. Terry then took…

Read More
OCHR Remodel Plans Moving Ahead

Things are right on schedule in the design phase of the new rehab project, and the Overton County Health and Rehab Board is happy with the way things are moving forward in regards to the remodeling of the Overton County Health and Rehab Center, according to a statement by administrator Jennifer Bouldin during a work…

Read More
Good Day Mate

It’s hard to tell who is more surprised when Overton County Executive Ben Danner holds a kangaroo at a recent Millard Oakley Library event. This was the opening day of Summer reading program. It was an educational show about animals by Natural History Education Co. and featured several animals. For more on this story, pick…

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