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Livingston Veterans And Residents Celebrate Flag Day At Courthouse

Livingston’s American Legion Post 4 and Auxiliary Unit 4 gathered at the Overton County Courthouse Tuesday night in celebration of Flag Day. Auxiliary Secretary Treasurer Romanna Schnitcke said the day was meant to show the community how to properly handle, present and retire a flag. “We had a flag that was flown in Afghanistan at one of the posts,” Schnitcke ... Read More »

Livingston Police Chief Greg Etheredge Suspended By Aldermen

The Livingston Board of Aldermen voted 3-2 to immediately suspend Police Chief Greg Etheredge for three weeks without pay Monday night. The decision comes after at least $27,000 missing from the police department as well as several evidence-related issues found by the State Comptroller’s Office. Alderman Chris Speck made the motion for the length of time that also included a ... Read More »

Three Candidates Win Livingston Aldermen Election

A total of 54 people participated in the Livingston election Wednesday with all three Aldermen candidates automatically winning at-large seats. The unofficial results have Chris Speck receiving 39 votes. Bruce Elder tallied 38 votes. David Langford got 36 votes. The election saw a 2.17 percent voter turnout. Overton County Election Administrator Craig Story said the low turnout was expected considering ... Read More »

Three Candidates On Ballot For Livingston Voting Wednesday

Overton County Election Commission expects a slow day for voting in Livingston Wednesday. Administrator of Elections Craig Story said that the day should run smoothly with just three candidates running for three alderman slots “An election is an election so we do go through the same process with all of them,” Story said. “There are a few changes tomorrow as ... Read More »

Livingston Summer Movie Nights Paused But Still Planned For June Return

You may be wondering, what happened to Summer Movie Nights at Livingston’s Central Park? Overton County Livingston Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Cantrell said the event has been on pause while a new projector awaits shipment. “The old one needed replacement,” Cantrell said. “It stopped working during our ice skating rink at the park when we were showing all the ... Read More »

One Squirrel Caused Over 5,500 Customers To Lose Power In Overton

A single squirrel caused over 5,500 Overton County residents to be without power Thursday morning. UCEMC Livingston District Manager Ben Winningham said the unlikely event happened at the Celina Highway Substation at 6:30 a.m. “One squirrel,” Winningham said. “He just slithered through the gate, got to climbing around on the TVA switch gear and had a foot on one spot ... Read More »

Livingston Police Camp Out Returns To Cedar Lake Camp

Livingston’s Police Camp Out makes its return to Cedar Lake Camp this May. Police Chief Greg Etheredge said that 5th, 6th, and 7th graders in Overton County will be able to experience swimming, canoeing, and fishing as week other fun camp activities. He said that they also add an educational component. “But because we call it ‘Police Camp’ we want ... Read More »

Livingston To Purchase Chipper To Help Brush Pick Up

Livingston approved an $87,194 bid to buy a new chipper to help an issue with city brush pick up. Mayor Curtis Hayes said that the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation told officials they would need a permit to continue burning brush pickup. “We were just too close to residential and manufacturing so that’s left us in a hardship and ... Read More »

Live In Livingston 2022 Series Announced

Live In Livingston announces lineup for the 2022 season. Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Cantrell said that the summer concert series will feature performances by Collin Raye, the Kentucky HeadHunters, and Confederate Railroad. Cantrell said that thing she’s most looking forward to this year is the people. “This particular lineup will probably bring a lot of people into our area. ... Read More »

Livingston Makes Next Round In $500 K Grant Application

Livingston is one step closer to a $500,000 grant to continue work on the downtown area. UCDD applied for an Appalachian Regional Commission Grant on behalf of the city in December. Deputy Director Tommy Lee said the commission has now asked for a full application. “Don’t want to celebrate just yet, because it has not been awarded,” Lee said. “Typically ... Read More »