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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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Guidelines Proposed For Mural Grant

October 6, 2020

The Town of Livingston Board of Mayor and Alderman met last night in their regularly scheduled meeting and discussed guidelines pertaining to the Arts Build Communities grant Livingston had recently been awarded. As previously reported in the Livingston Enterprise, Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Cantrell and other members of the Downtown Revitalization Committee…

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Wildcats Fall To Tigers On Road

October 6, 2020

The Livingston Academy Wildcats dropped a region game on the road Friday when they traveled to Smithville where they were defeated 38-14 by the DeKalb County Tigers. “This is over, there’s nothing you can do about this one. We’ve got to get ready for White County, we’ve got to come back with a fire under…

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Chamber After Hours Held

October 6, 2020

Former Chamber Director Greg McDonald (Elvis) graced the crowd with a song at the Business After Hours event that was held last Thursday night. For more on this story, pickup a copy of this week’s Livingston Enterprise on newsstands now, or subscribe online at livingstonenterprise.net.

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One Arrested In Hit And Run

October 6, 2020

A Jamestown woman was arrested for driving under the influence in Livingston on Sept. 25 after hitting a Twin Lakes utility truck on Highway 52 and fleeing the scene. Meagan Potter, 23 of Jamestown, was driving a 2007 Chevy pick-up truck traveling west on Highway 52. For more on this story, pickup a copy of…

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Guilty Plea Entered In Multi-County Pursuit

September 29, 2020

A woman who was arrested in Overton County on June 26 after a highspeed pursuit that started in Clay County has pleaded guilty and received probation. Jamilia King, 43 of Michigan, was arrested after a multi-county pursuit that resulted in the charges of reckless endangerment, aggravated assault, resisting arrest and evading arrest. For more on…

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Local Woman Wanted In Kentucky Double Homicide

September 29, 2020

A local woman is wanted for her involvement in a double homicide that took place last Sunday in Tompkinsville, Ky. Kayla Spivey, 28 of the Hilham community, has an active arrest warrant for two counts of complicity to commit murder. Edward Whiteledge, 29 of Bakersfield, Calif., has an active arrest warrant for two counts of…

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