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UCHRA Opens 24/7 Food Pantry

July 27, 2021

The Overton County Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) recently opened a 24/7 food pantry box located at 106 West Henson Street. The pantry, or “blessing box” is available to anyone who is in need of keeping food in their pantry and is accessible at any time of day or night. Community organizations and individuals…

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Free Medicare Classes Offered In Overton County

July 27, 2021

Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? The Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a series of FREE “Welcome to Medicare!” classes. Each class will consist of training on Parts A, B, C & D, as well as Medigap policies and ways to prevent Medicare fraud. Classes…

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Fun at the Fair

July 27, 2021

Lots of fun was had at the 2021 Overton County Fair. Pick up a copy of this week’s edition of the Livingston Enterprise to see more photos, including the Pet Show winners.

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UCAAAD Offering SNAP Application Assistance

July 27, 2021

Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is now offering application assistance with “SNAP”, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability. The USDA created SNAP to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA),…

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Back To School Bash To Take Place August 2

July 27, 2021

This year’s back to school bash will be “drive-through style” and will be held at each individual school on August 2, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Each student will be able to drive through at perspective schools to receive school supplies and a registration packet.

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OCBOE Remembers Esteemed Colleagues

July 20, 2021

  By Megan Reagan The Overton County Board of Education met in regular session last Tuesday and remembered passed colleagues. This remembrance comes after the passing of two board members during the 2020-2021 school year: Dr. Diane Sadler and Larry Looper. Both long time educators. Both caring deeply about the Overton County youth. Board Chairman…

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Obituaries 7/27/21

July 27, 2021

Bobby Ward Ledford, Jr. Bobby Ward Ledford, Jr., 47, of Livingston, passed away July 19 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 21 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Nelson Cemetery. He was born May 26, 1974 in Overton County. He enjoyed WWF, football and video games.…

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Obituaries 7/20/21

July 20, 2021

Marvin C. Norrod Marvin C. Norrod, 92, of Monroe, passed away July 12 from Morningside Assisted Living in Cookeville. Funeral services were held July 15 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. John Copeland officiating. Interment followed in the Grant Norrod Cemetery. He was born Sept. 17, 1928 in Overton County. He worked…

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Obituaries 7-13-21

July 13, 2021

Derek Timothy Wilson Derek Timothy Wilson, 42, of Maryville, went Home to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 22, 2021. He was a faithful member of Temple Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. Derek trusted the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior at age 5. As a young man, he surrendered his life…

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Family Justice Center Opens To Serve

July 20, 2021

by Megan Reagan The Upper Cumberland Family Justice Center opened a satellite campus last Friday in Overton County to help serve victims of domestic violence within the Overton, Clay and Pickett County areas. Thirteenth District Attorney General Bryant C. Dunaway says this campus was imagined just a few years ago, but was realized last week.…

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Hollars Home Receives Beautification Award

July 20, 2021

The home selected to receive the Beautification Award by the Envision Livingston committee is owned today by J.J. Hollars and wife Ginny, and is located at 206 East Cedar Street in Livingston. The following is some history of the home. Information taken from the Methodist church history book indicates the home was constructed in 1913…

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City Reviews Charter Change Options

July 13, 2021

The City of Livingston Board of Mayor and Alderman met in a work session last Tuesday at the Livingston Municipal Airport and discussed possible options surrounding changing the city’s charter to allow a Mayor hiring powers as well as concerns surrounding the matter. In previous discussions, Alderman Kelly Coleman raised an efficiency concern in regard…

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Alderman Are Shown Various Airport Projects

July 13, 2021

Airport Board Chairman Jason Duke gave the Board of Alderman a tour of current and future planned projects at the airport using their Federal and State funds that pay for 95% of approved projects. The current projects for 2021 and 2022 are the land acquisition and fencing project and the update of the master Airport…

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County Commission Fills OCBOE, Commission Vacancy

July 13, 2021

The Overton County Commission met in regular session last night and appointed members to fill vacant positions in the Overton County Board of Education (OCBOE) and the County Commission. Two expressed interest in the vacancy in the OCBOE: Alice Reed, longtime resident and former educator in the Overton County School System and Tim Kelly, a…

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Property Owners Voice Concerns With Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

July 6, 2021

by Amanda Loshbough   A town hall was held last Tuesday for property owners who were victims of Livingston’s major flooding events to ask any questions they may have regarding the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The grant program, funded by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), provides funding to state, local, tribal and territorial governments to…

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