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Overton Highway Department Expecting Worse Road Conditions In Round 2

The Overton County Highway Department is salting roads and preparing snow blades for Thursday’s forecast. Highway Superintendent James Norrod said his crews are getting in position to keep the roads as clear as possible. “I expect more from this one that is coming tomorrow,” Norrod said. “Good news is it’s going to come in the day instead of sneaking in ... Read More »

Overton Pursuing Highway Grant To Replace Aging Equipment

The Overton County Highway Department has been approved to apply for a $100,000 equipment grant. The county would have to provide a 50 percent match if the application is approved. Highway Superintendent James Norrod said this is an opportunity to upgrade an aging fleet. “Maybe another truck, we’ve been short on dump trucks and mowers,” Norrod said. “They’ve been getting ... Read More »

Overton Adding Highway Dept. Equipment For Ice Storm Cleanup

Overton County will use money left over from the new county building for new highway department equipment. County Executive Ben Danner said that roughly $300,000 will be used to purchase new vehicles and mini-excavators. Danner said this is focused on the ice storm cleanup, with the county taking a different approach than it did in 2015. “We borrowed $1.3 million ... Read More »