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Early Voting Begins Friday for August Election

Friday kicks off the early-voting period for this year’s Aug. 1 State Primary and County General Election. Across Overton County, voters will have the option to cast a ballot for school-board …
Charles Lawson

Suspect Accused of Stealing THP Patrol Car In Custody

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that a man who fled from officers after he apparently gained control of a patrol vehicle is now in custody. A multi-agency manhunt was underway last week when officers responded to a vehicle at the Buffalo Valley rest stop on June 30.

Concert at Overton County EMS annual Fireworks Event

TAKING THE STAGE

Yager-Sponsored Legislation Makes Child Rapists Eligible For Death Penalty

As Tennessee ushered in the new fiscal year on July 1, new Tennessee laws passed by the General Assembly will go into effect. Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Ken Yager (R-Kingston) took a big stride in protecting children by co-sponsoring legislation that allows the death penalty for the crime of child rape and supported his local communities by sponsoring legislation that helps rural Tennessee.

Two Dead After Friday Collision on Highway 111

A weekend crash left two dead and one injured on Highway 111 in Overton County.
Obituaries

Obits 6-11-24

Keith Pemberton Keith Pemberton, age 78, passed away on Monday morning, June 3, at his residence in Livingston. Keith was born in Oneida, to the late JD Pemberton and Norma Fay Todd …

On the calendar

Millard Oakley Public Library News

The Millard Oakley Public Library will be closed on July 4 for the Independence Day Holiday. A sincere thank you to our entertainers for June. Mrs. Nicole and the Overton County 4-H, Ollie Otter, Livingston office of Overton County Farm Bureau, and State Trooper Jordan Danner have all provided information and entertainment for our summer readers

Legals

Legals 7-23-24

NOTICE JAMES MAYNARD The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services, has filed a Petition to Declare Children Dependent and Neglected as to Jenna James Maynard. It appears that …

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