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Livingston Square to See, Hear Crosswalk Signals

The Courthouse Square is going to get a little safer for pedestrians.  Fire Chief Rocky Dial has been working on securing a Traffic Signal Modernization Program (TSMP) grant through the …
George Schnieder Marine Corps Vietnam veteran trekked into the woods and was able to snag a deer.

Finding Solace, Healing in God’s Country

Coming back from combat is a harrowing journey that not everyone can fully appreciate, but there are organizations that are helping the people in their journey.  Cross the Divide is a veteran-led non-profit that takes veterans into nature to promote mental healing. Cross the Divide states their mission is to “[help] veterans and their families navigate the challenging terrain of life, promoting healing, hope, strength and growth by application of Biblical truths in the venue of God’s creation.”  

Emergency Food, Shelter Board to Meet

Overton County has been chosen to receive $7,914.00 (Phase 41) to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.  The selection was made by a national board chaired by …

Overton County Unemployment Rate Matches State

The state released February’s unemployment report which showed a drop not only in Overton County but across the state. Overton County dropped from 4.0 percent in January to 3.3 percent in …

Mayor Urges All to Return Water Pipe Survey

During the Livingston town council meeting, Mayor Curtis Hayes announced his office has only received about 1,000 responses for the EPA Water Pipe Survey out of the over 5,200 sent. The …
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Obituaries - 4/9/24

Billy J. Winningham Billy J. Winningham age 76 of Alpine, was born Thursday, September 9, 1948, to Edgar and Minnie (Butram) Winningham.  Billy Passed away Thursday, March 27, 2024, at the …

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Announcements - 3/26/24

Trash Route Schedule Change Garbage routes in the City of Livingston will temporarily change to observe Good Friday. Garbage will not be picked up on Friday, March 29. Friday's trash route will …


Legals 2/20/24

SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE AND AFFIXED MANUFACTURED HOME ANTHONY R. STEELE is the Successor Trustee of a Deed of Trust executed on October 15, 2002, by DAVID R. …

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Billions of cicadas are about to emerge from underground in a rare double-brood convergence
In the wake of North America’s recent solar eclipse, another historic natural event is on the horizon. From late April through June 2024, the largest brood of 13-year cicadas, known as Brood XIX, will co-emerge with a midwestern brood of 17-year cicadas, Brood XIII.
Removing PFAS from public water will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home
Chemists invented PFAS in the 1930s to make life easier: Nonstick pans, waterproof clothing, grease-resistant food packaging and stain-resistant carpet were all made possible by PFAS. …
Gold vs. stocks: As both hit record highs, which is performing better for investors?
Money helps shed light on which is a better investment: gold or stocks.
Taylor Swift’s homage to Clara Bow
One track on Taylor Swift’s new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” honors a long-celebrated, oft-miscast heroine of American feminism: actress Clara Bow. As historians of the 1920s, we’ve studied Bow’s fame and her cultural legacy.
10 of the best places in the US to see the northern lights in 2024
Astronomers say 2024 will be a great year to see the northern lights. Stacker used various sources to list 10 places in the U.S. to view them.
Wilyer Abreu had three hits and drove in two runs and the Boston Red Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 to complete a three-game sweep
Left-hander Mitchell Parker threw seven shutout innings, and Luis Garcia Jr. had three singles and two RBIs and the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros 6-0
The Reds’ bullpen picked up after starting pitcher Frankie Montas left the game in the first inning and Cincinnati shut out the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Sunday to sweep the series
The Milwaukee Bucks are starting the playoffs without Giannis Antetokounmpo due to the left calf strain that knocked the two-time MVP out for the Bucks’ final three regular-season games
Colton Cowser and Jordan Westburg hit back-to-back homers for Baltimore while Cole Irvin shut down the Royals in a 5-0 victory for the Orioles
Josh Naylor delivered a clutch, three-run double in the seventh inning as the Guardians continued their best start in 25 years with a 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics to complete a three-game sweep
Actor Kevin Bacon has returned to the Utah high school where his cult classic movie “Footloose” was filmed more than 40 years ago
The woman, who was not a student, was found with near a freshman dorm.
He was snatched in war-torn Lebanon in 1985 and held for nearly seven years.
Thousands of fans flocked to the Southern California desert town of Indio this year for the Coachella Valley Music Festival, now on its second of two weekends. Headline acts for the 2024 edition of …
Idaho sheriff’s deputy died after being shot by a driver during a traffic stop.
Jayson Tatum notched his first career playoff triple-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics past the Miami Heat 114-94 to open their first-round playoff series