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Sheriff Proposes Change In Duties

With the recent departure of the person who was doing the job, Overton County Sheriff John Garrett is proposing to change the way the job of Jail Administrator is handled by his department. Garrett told the county’s Safety Committee that former Jail Administrator Erin Bullard left the position this month to take another job. He…

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County Discusses Sign Thefts

Overton County officials are discussing the possibility of installing cameras at random locations around the county in an attempt to catch thieves who have been stealing road signs. “We can’t keep no signs up,” Commissioner Darwin Clark, who works for the county road department, told the Highway and Property Committee last week. “We’re going to…

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Eagle Cam Contest Winner

Twin Lakes hosted a “Name the Eagles” coloring contest with local K-8 schools, and the top three winners of the coloring contest received $25 gift cards. Presenting first place to 8th grade Rickman Elementary student Zoey Budzilek is Twin Lakes Marketing and PR Manager, Lea Ann Gore. The Eagles have been named “Obey” (male) and…

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Ambulance Director Airs Billing Concerns

The director of Overton County’s Ambulance Service says that the county may need to start looking for a new billing company. Jim Morgan spoke to the county’s Safety Committee last week and says issues with the current billing company – Ambulance Medical Billing or AMB – have gone unresolved. For more on this story, pick…

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Educators Meet At Vol State

Educators from across the Upper Cumberland gathered at Volunteer State Community College at Livingston for the Upper Cumberland Education Leaders (UCEL) annual meeting. Representatives from Vol State, Tennessee College of Applied Technology and Tennessee Tech, along with several county directors of schools provided program updates and shared knowledge about current themes in education. For more…

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Driver Involved Is Arrested On Warrants

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says one person was killed in an accident involving three vehicles on Celina Highway near Livingston Boat Dock Road just after 11 a.m. Friday. According to the report of Trooper Marty Philpot, 42-year-old Jamal Johnson of Virginia Beach, Va. was driving a box truck eastbound on the road when he crossed…

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Obituaries

Citizen Statesman 11-10-15

Waco Lee Anderson National Guard Veteran Waco Lee Anderson, 47, passed away Oct. 25 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 31 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Dale Walker officiating. Interment followed at Anderson-Cherry Cemetery on McCormick Ridge. A military service with honors was conducted. Memorial donations can…

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Citizen Statesman 11-3-15

Robert Lee Edgington U.S. Army Robert Lee Edgington, 79 of Celina, passed away Oct. 21 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Oct. 24 at Celina United Methodist Church with Pastor Josh Newberry officiating. Interment followed in the Marion National Cemetery with military honors. Robert Lee Edgington was born July 22, 1936 in Fairmont,…

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Enterprise 11-3-15

Kenneth Ray “Kenny” Dishman Kenneth Ray “Kenny” Dishman, 58, of Rickman passed away Oct. 29 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 1 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Ricky Dixon officiating. Interment followed in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Overton County. He was born March 17,…

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Recent News

Sheriff Proposes Change In Duties

With the recent departure of the person who was doing the job, Overton County Sheriff John Garrett is proposing to change the way the job of Jail Administrator is handled by his department. Garrett told the county’s Safety Committee that former Jail Administrator Erin Bullard left the position this month to take another job. He…

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County Discusses Sign Thefts

Overton County officials are discussing the possibility of installing cameras at random locations around the county in an attempt to catch thieves who have been stealing road signs. “We can’t keep no signs up,” Commissioner Darwin Clark, who works for the county road department, told the Highway and Property Committee last week. “We’re going to…

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Eagle Cam Contest Winner

Twin Lakes hosted a “Name the Eagles” coloring contest with local K-8 schools, and the top three winners of the coloring contest received $25 gift cards. Presenting first place to 8th grade Rickman Elementary student Zoey Budzilek is Twin Lakes Marketing and PR Manager, Lea Ann Gore. The Eagles have been named “Obey” (male) and…

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Ambulance Director Airs Billing Concerns

The director of Overton County’s Ambulance Service says that the county may need to start looking for a new billing company. Jim Morgan spoke to the county’s Safety Committee last week and says issues with the current billing company – Ambulance Medical Billing or AMB – have gone unresolved. For more on this story, pick…

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Educators Meet At Vol State

Educators from across the Upper Cumberland gathered at Volunteer State Community College at Livingston for the Upper Cumberland Education Leaders (UCEL) annual meeting. Representatives from Vol State, Tennessee College of Applied Technology and Tennessee Tech, along with several county directors of schools provided program updates and shared knowledge about current themes in education. For more…

Read More
Driver Involved Is Arrested On Warrants

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says one person was killed in an accident involving three vehicles on Celina Highway near Livingston Boat Dock Road just after 11 a.m. Friday. According to the report of Trooper Marty Philpot, 42-year-old Jamal Johnson of Virginia Beach, Va. was driving a box truck eastbound on the road when he crossed…

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