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DeKalb Group Home Property To Be Considered For Public Auction

The UCHRA/UCDD Executive Committee will consider auctioning some 110 acres that once housed a DeKalb County group home. The Indian Mounds Residential Center for Boys closed last year due to COVID. Executive Director Mark Farley said reusing the property for services was not an option due to the remoteness. “Its in a very remote area of DeKalb County, which was ... Read More »

Jackson To Auction “I Walk the Line” Courthouse Benches

Jackson County planning to auction the old courthouse benches that were featured in the 1970 film “I Walk the Line.” Mayor Randy Heady said that the commission thought with tourists interested in Gainesboro because of the film, there might be interest in pieces from the movie as well. “(Tourists) were taking pictures of the old courthouse and a lot of ... Read More »

Van Buren Chili Cook Off And Auction Raising Money 4-H Members

Temperatures are dropping but stoves will be heating up in Van Buren County for its 4-H Chili Cook Off and Auction. 4-H Extension Agent Shelby Christian said there is still time to register and enter your recipe before October 2. Christian said there are four categories to judge, including original, spicy, white chicken chili and one for 4-H members. “We ... Read More »

Overton Annex Building Sale Nets $301,000 for County

The Overton County Annex Building has sold for $301,000, exceeding expectations for what the building could bring in. County Executive Ben Danner said they got over 100 bids on the property. Danner said the bid winner has a track record of purchasing and renovating buildings in Livingston and Overton County. “A lot of people are really passionate about the building ... Read More »

Overton Looking To Maximize Life Of Old Annex Building Through Sale

Overton County wants to maximize the use of its annex building through its auction. County Executive Ben Danner said that many Overton residents have a special connection to the building from its previous use as a hospital. For that reason, Danner said the County wants to ensure it’s put to good use. “The building will run down if it’s sitting ... Read More »

White Co. High School FFA Hosting Breakfast At The Barn And Auction Event

White County High Schools’ FFA is hosting a “Breakfast at the Barn and Auction” on Saturday, September 11th at the White County High School Barn. White County FFA Chapter President Abby McCulley said that FFA helps students develop important life skills, especially when it comes to agricultural knowledge. McCulley said that the event will feature items for bid ranging from ... Read More »

McMinnville’s Blue Building Property Ruled Surplus, Sale Now Possible

McMinnville’s Blue Building has been declared surplus, opening the door to a potential sale. City Administrator Nolan Ming said the city will only accept an offer that makes sense financially. Ming said the 2008 appraisal of $1.35 million still stands but the value will come down to who the buyer is. “Determine what’s there, is it safe, those kinds of ... Read More »

WCTE’s Auction To Be Virtual Once Again

WCTE’s Great TV Auction will be held virtually for the second year in a row. Last year the auction went virtual because of the pandemic, but Event and Engagement Coordinator Samuel Gray said it went so well they decided to try it again this year. “We had less expenses last year when we had taken everything online and it just ... Read More »

Overton Sets Minimum Price For Annex Building Sale

Overton County Commissioners approved setting a $50,000 minimum price for selling the Annex Building during Monday night’s meeting. County Executive Ben Danner said Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous are still using the space. Danner said he will give them another month in the building. Danner said the goal is to try and have the building auctioned by May or June. “I ... Read More »