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Parent Files Suit

October 20, 2020

The Overton County Board of Education has been named in a federal suit, alleging they are in violation of Civil Rights. A Livingston Academy student along with her parent, Richard Penkoski, filed suit in the United States District Court for the Middle Tennessee District on Friday, Oct. 16. The complaint alleges the district is in…

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Citizens To Restore Overton County History

October 20, 2020

A community effort to restore a historic cemetery within the Town of Livingston started over the weekend with the first of many work sessions. A community organization, Envision Livingston, has taken on the task to restore 180-year old Cash Cemetery. In last week’s edition of the Livingston Enterprise, members of Envision Livingston submitted an article…

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Sadler Honored

October 20, 2020

Dr. Diane Sadler, a long-time educator and pillar of the Overton County community, passed away and was honored with a socially distanced funeral service at Livingston Central Park last Wednesday.

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City Goes To Half Staff

October 20, 2020

As COVID-19 numbers continue to increase throughout the community, city officials make adjustments to remain functional. Town of Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes made the announcement Monday morning that several adjustments are to be made due to city employees testing positive. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands…

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Masks Required In County Offices

October 20, 2020

Overton County Executive is now requiring masks to be worn when entering county offices. Beginning last Tuesday, Overton County Executive Ben Danner announced that masks are to now be worn when entering county offices as COVID-19 cases continue to ravage the community. “Our numbers are high in the entire county and they’re not dropping off,”…

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Committee Rejects LA Stadium Request

October 20, 2020

The Overton County Budget Committee voted unanimously against the proposed $8.9 million sports facility plans at a meeting last Tuesday night. School Board members met with Overton County Commissioners in a budget committee meeting last Tuesday to present the proposed stadium plans previously approved by all school board members; however, the budget committee felt as…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 10/20/20

October 20, 2020

Bro. Glen H. Ledbetter Bro. Glen H. Ledbetter, 91, of Monroe passed away Oct. 12 from the Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Graveside services were held Oct. 15 at the Richardson Cemetery with military honors provided graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. Social Distancing and Mask Wearing will be required.  Masks will…

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Obituaries 10/13/20

October 13, 2020

Dr. Diane Sadler Dr. Diane Lee Sadler passed away Oct. 9 following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Livingston Central Park at 2 p.m. Interment will be held in the Draper Memorial Cemetery. Masks and social distancing will be required. Masks will be made available. She was born Sept.…

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Obituaries 10/6/2020

October 6, 2020

Edith Marie Carter Edith Marie Carter, 81, of Livingston passed away Sept. 28 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 1 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Ruth Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Jerry Buckner officiated. She was born in Livingston on Aug. 31, 1939. She was a…

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Recent News

February 28, 2017

The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Myers-Zollicoffer Camp 1990, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Capt. Sally Tompkins 2123, each initiated a new member in a joint ceremony at a recent meeting in Livingston.             For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online…

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Committee Votes To Re-Bid HVAC

February 28, 2017

Members of the Overton County Budget Committee have voted to re-bid a chiller for the Joe L. Evins Community Center after no one submitted any bids for the project as it was originally specified. County Executive Ben Danner told the committee that new specs will now be written. For more on this story, pick up…

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Fire Destroys Barn

February 28, 2017

Hoses are snaked along the ground of a hay barn fire on Turkey Town Road near the Clay County line last Tuesday. Firefighters from the Hilham Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call at about lunchtime on Tuesday and spent several hours putting out the blaze. For more on this story, pick up a copy…

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Road Blocked, No One Injured In Rollover

February 21, 2017

Two cars were involved in a wreck on Tommy Dodson Highway last Tuesday that ended up with one car on its top, but no one injured, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Trooper Marty Philpot said Kally Smith, 19, of Cookeville, was driving a 2005 Lexus eastbound on the road and Juan Felipe, 46, of…

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Livingston Water Violates Federal Standard

February 21, 2017

No Cause For Alarm, Officials Say Some water customers in Livingston have been calling city hall with concerns after they received a notice last week from the city that the town’s water system had violated a federal drinking water standard. Mayor Curtis Hayes says about 50 customers out of the 4,500 served by the city…

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Feb. 28 Tax Deadline Is Fast Approaching

February 21, 2017

The Overton County Trustee’s office has been a busy place for the past several weeks as taxpayers rush to beat the Feb. 28 deadline to pay their 2016 county property taxes. Overton County Trustee Peggy Clark Smith says the deadline to pay the taxes before penalties begin is next Tuesday, Feb. 28. For more on…

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