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Overton Schools Gearing For Summer Maintenance Projects

Overton County Schools will be busy with maintenance projects over the summer. Transportation and Maintenance Supervisor Steve Mosley said that projects will range from installing new HVAC units to parking lot repairs. “The funding wasn’t there and we wanted to get them all patched and repaired and then resealed and...
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New school nurse position added for 2022-23

A full-time nurse position was added into the 2022-2023 school budget in action taken by Overton County Board of Education during the Tuesday, May 10 regular monthly meeting. When presenting the proposed position for approval, Chairman Mike Hayes said, “If this is approved, that should get us a nurse in every school across the county.”
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School Board passes budget in called meeting

Overton County Board of Education held a called meeting Monday afternoon for the purpose of approving the school system budget for 2022-2023. Chairman Mike Hayes explained, “The county needs this tomorrow night is why we called the special meeting today.”. Proposed for consideration were General Purpose Schools Original Budget,...
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Race to Build Hope set for June 3

A new race is coming to Livingston on Friday, June 3 – Race to Build Hope, a 5k glow run sponsored by Overton Habitat for Humanity. Proceeds from the race are to benefit the Senior Repair program in Overton County. Awards will be presented in various age classifications for this 5k.
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Jesse Earl Bradshaw Jr.

Age 90, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in Oak Ridge, TN. He was born November 25, 1931, in York, NE, to the late Jesse E. Bradshaw and Lenore Bradshaw. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving son David Bradshaw, and granddaughter Zoe Bradshaw, son Ted Martin, daughter-in-law Brenda Martin, and grandkids Missy and Scott Lane, Darryl and Angel Aslinger, Kim and Randy West and Michael Aslinger. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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Ninja caught by OCSD after chase

A Kawasaki Ninja could not escape apprehension by Overton County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday, May 11. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, Richard A. Swisher, 32, of Cookeville, was riding the Kawasaki motorcycle southbound on Oak Hill Road, “attempting to flee from Overton County Sheriff’s Department deputies.”. Swisher...
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Overton School Budget Moves To County Committee For Approval

The Overton County School Board approved a some $26 million dollar budget Monday that includes raises, support staff insurance and two new nurse positions. School Board Chair Mike Hayes said the spending plan will go to the Overton County Education Committee for approval Tuesday. “Last year, started at 25.1. This...
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Galaxy Next Generation Awarded Initial Bid for G2 LINK from Tennessee School District

Award Reflects Value Proposition of Galaxy's New Classroom Audio Solution; Company Expands Audio Footprint into Tennessee. TOCCOA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / May 19, 2022 / Galaxy Next Generation, Inc. (OTCQB:GAXY) ('Galaxy' or the 'Company'), a provider of interactive learning technology solutions, has been awarded a bid for its G2 LINK classroom audio solution from the Overton County Board of Education in Tennessee.
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What Was the Fiery Disc I Saw?

During a violent thunderstorm, I happened to look out the window and saw a fiery disc about 2 feet in diameter whirling on our driveway. I didn’t see it form, but it rolled for 20 feet, then suddenly disappeared. Can you give me a clue about what it was?
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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.
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Am Legion poppy sale set for Saturday in county

Members of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 4 will be joined by members of American Legion Post 4 on Saturday, May 21 to distribute bright red poppies in exchange for a donation to honor fallen warriors and contribute to the continuing needs of U.S. veterans. The poppy donation drive will...
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Upcoming city / County Government Meetings

Millard Oakley Overton County Services Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room. Millard Oakley Overton County Services Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room. Millard Oakley Overton County Services Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room. Salary Committee. Thursday, June 16. 5:20 p.m. Millard Oakley Overton County Services Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room. Education. Committee. Wednesday,...
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Early History of Overton County - Stories From the Past

Early History of Overton County - Stories From the Past. Robert and Mary Eldridge’s book, History of Overton County, contains a lot of interesting information. The following selections have been taken from their book:. “The giant German dirigible “Graf Zeppelin” passed over Overton County on Tuesday morning, October 25,...
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OC Patriots to meet Tuesday

Overton County Patriots will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 at Millard Oakley Public Library in Livingston. Steven Barlow, the Republican candidate for the Overton County Executive position will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend this meeting.
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Alpine Man Facing Three Charges After Thursday Collision

An Alpine, Tennessee man facing three charges following an accident on Hilham Highway in Overton on Thursday. 34-year-old James Leonard Vaughn was driving westbound on State Route 85 when he drifted into the eastbound lane and struck the vehicle of 25-year-old Daniel Flatt of Monroe head-on. Vaughn is facing DUI,...
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Cemetery Decoration

The annual decoration will be at Okolona Cemetery on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Worship services at the church will be led by our pastor, John Dietz, at 10:00 a.m. following Sunday School at 9:00 a.m. Please join us!. Due to the low interest rates, the income from the Okolona Cemetery...
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