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Overton Industrial Consultant Recommends Committee To Search For Land

Consultant Ray Evans recommended that the new members of the Overton County Industrial Board consider purchasing land for an industrial park. During Tuesday’s meeting, Evans said Overton County is one of the few, if not the only county in the state, that does not have land for industrial prospects. “If you don’t have industrial property available, it doesn’t not matter ... Read More »

Livingston Academy Hires JROTC Officer

Livingston Academy taking the next step after hiring an officer for its incoming JROTC program. Director of Schools Donnie Holman said Lieutenant Colonel James Bryant will fill the position. Bryant is a retiring military science professor from Tennessee Tech. He said the school is on track to have the program begin with the next school year. “The next step is ... Read More »

Oveton Clerk Opening Monthly Office In Hanging Limb

Overton County opening an office in Hanging Limb once a month for county clerk services. County Executive Steven Barlow said the office will be located in a county building near the Hanging Limb Convenience Center. “It’s a good 45 minutes to get down here,” Barlow said. “For the ones that get off at 4 o’clock, it helps them out. Anything ... Read More »

Tommy Dodson HWY Bridge In Overton Closed For Repairs

A bridge on Tommy Dodson Highway in Overton County expected to be closed until mid-November for improvements. TDOT Community Relations Officer Rae-Anne Bradley said the bridge over Danner Branch will have portions of the deck replaced and be repaved. ‘Traffic is being detoured via State Route 111,” Bradley said. “Drivers that are using State Route 293 should be cautious of workers ... Read More »

Overton Ag Extension Highlighting Solar Water System Through Field Day

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An Alpine Farmer has created a solar powered water system that will be highlighted by the Overton County Ag Extension Office Thursday. Chuck Anderson of Anderson Farms said the system works through 12-solar panels on a pump house at a natural spring. Anderson said it keeps the water line charged and pumps water across the farm to fill cattle waterers. ... Read More »

Overton Commission Tables Proposal To Move Meeting Location

The Overton County Commission’s meeting location will stay put after commissioners tabled a proposal to move to the Millard V. Oakley County Services Building. Commissioner Greg Nivens said he thinks the tradition of holding business on the top floor of the county courthouse should remain. “I remember ole Lib Gore and John Webb up here and a lot of memories and there is a ... Read More »

Overton Executive Declines Commission Chair, Clark Appointed

Overton County Commissioner Darwin Clark elected chair of the county commission Monday night. That after County Executive Steven Barlow declined the appointment. “My opinion at this time for this year is to do veto power, so I can build a relationship with my commissioners,” Barlow said. “It is hard to lead a commission without having a relationship with them.” County ... Read More »

State’s Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collection Service Stopping In Overton

The state’s mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Overton County Saturday. County Executive Steven Barlow said it will be located at the county’s fairgrounds from 8:00 a.m. until noon. “We have this collection once a year,” Barlow said. “Things that you consider household hazardous waste. That is defined as corrosive, flammable, toxic or reactive materials.” Typical items ... Read More »

Overton Group Working To Create New Community Club

The Overton County Family and Community Educators group has started the process to add a club for the community. The group operates through the Overton County Ag Extension Office. Director Christina Swallows said about 12 people met that wanted a day-time club. “They did decide that each of them would bring something they are working on and something they are ... Read More »

Speck Denies Allegations From 2019 Incident

Former Livingston Alderman Chris Speck denied domestic violence allegations in a May 2019 incident saying if real domestic violence had occurred, he would have been arrested. District Attorney Bryant Dunaway released a letter Monday on an investigation performed by his office and agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into the potential failure by the Livingston Police Department to investigate ... Read More »