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LRH Joining New Company

November 2, 2021

Livingston Regional Hospital will soon be under a new ownership group. Current owner, HighPoint Health System, made that announcement on Oct. 26. After HighPoint’s planned acquisition of Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare is complete, LRH, along with 18 other of LifePoint’s hospitals and healthcare facilities, will become part of a new company, ScionHealth. David Cox, Director of…

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Fight The Flu Day Nov. 9

November 2, 2021

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be on everyone’s mind, health care workers want to also stress the importance of fighting the flu. Megan Reeder of the Overton Co. Health Department said the health department is currently offering flu shots daily, but they are about to ramp up efforts to get the community vaccinated. “We…

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School Board Updates Closing Policy

November 2, 2021

The Overton County School Board has updated its emergency closing policy to address how it handles canceling high school sporting events. According to the previous board policy, the principal of the high school was responsible to decide on canceling high school games. Under the revised policy, the decision will be made by an executive committee…

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Stadium Costs Increase, Cuts Made

October 26, 2021

A number of changes have been made to the Livingston Academy Football stadium plans in the wake of a ballooning price tag. On September 30, some members of the Overton County School Board met with the stadium’s designers. It was there that they learned the budget for the construction of a new stadium had almost…

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating On Saturday

October 26, 2021

Halloween festivities, including trick-or-treating, in Livingston will take place on Saturday this year. Livingston Mayor Curtis Hayes said city hall had received many calls asking about the holiday since it occurs on a Sunday. Livingston joins a number of Upper Cumberland communities, including Gainesboro, that have decided to recognize Halloween on Saturday. For more on…

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County Approves Redistricting

October 26, 2021

The Overton County Commission has approved a redistricting plan. At its monthly meeting Oct. 18, commissioners approved a plan that moves 742 voters into new voting districts. The county has to approve new districts every 10 years due to U.S. Census findings. Overton County Executive Ben Danner said growth in the Rickman area, especially, caused…

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Obituaries 11-2-2021

November 2, 2021

Kathleen “Kat” McCoin Kathleen “Kat” McCoin, age 55, of Murfreesboro, has walked thru Heaven’s Gate on October 23, 2021 to her eternal home where God has wiped away all of her tears; where there is no more death, no sorrow, nor crying, no more pain. Kathleen is preceded in death by: her son, Travis Dakota…

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Obituaries 10/26/2021

October 26, 2021

Shirley Eugene Gray Shirley Eugene Gray, 72, of Allons, passed away Oct. 22. Funeral services were held Oct. 26 from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Gary Kilman officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born Feb. 1, 1949 in Celina. He was a long haul…

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Obituaries 10-19-21

October 19, 2021

Lisa L. Smith Lisa L. Smith, 57, of Livingston, passed away Oct. 10 at the Cookeville Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Oct. 13 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Larry Wilmoth officiating. Interment followed in the Sells Cemetery in Monroe. She was born Aug. 5, 1964 in Franklin,…

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Recent News

Man Is Found Asleep At Red Light

January 9, 2018

A man was arrested by the Livingston Police Department (LPD) after he allegedly stole a vehicle. He racked up other charges from the Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) for possession of Schedule IV drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI, all within a 24 hour span. Lester M. Brown, Jr., 53, was arrested by LPD…

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LRH Welcomes 2018 New Year’s Baby

January 9, 2018

Livingston Regional Hospital (LRH) is ringing in 2018 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 4 pounds and 12 ounces and measuring 19-3/4 inches, Baby Julian was born to Savannah and Bradley on Monday, Jan. 1, at 5:30 a.m. The last name of the lucky couple was not released. “We are thrilled to welcome…

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Sheriff’s Dept. Increases Security Regarding Inmate Personal Property

January 9, 2018

An audit finding released Jan. 2 found $851 that belonged to an inmate had been stolen in 2015. The Overton County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) implemented some changes immediately following the incident. According to the recently released state audit findings, “On Sept. 17, 2015, an employee of the Sheriff’s Department discovered that cash totaling $851 was…

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No Action Taken On Property Maintenance

January 9, 2018

Some Livingston residents will have to wait a while to see if the future of their properties might be in question. Citizen’s group Envision Livingston met with the Livingston Mayor and Board of Aldermen last week about three changes in property maintenance codes that the group would like to see. The group met with the…

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Wildcats Unbeaten In Tournament Action

January 9, 2018

The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats were undefeated and each went 3-0 in their holiday tournaments. The Wildcats defeated Westmoreland by a big margin picking up the easy 81-34 win. Carter Hayes had a team high 18 points in that game. For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on…

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Nursing Home Expansion Project Will Have To Be Rebid

January 2, 2018

After the recent bids for the new Overton County Health and Rehab (OCHR) were opened, the project will have to be rebid. Members of the OCHR Board were alarmed when the bids came in and were 1.5 to 2 million dollars over the budgeted amount. For more on this story, pick up a copy of…

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