Overton County Fair Enjoyed By Many
Woman Seriously Injured In Wreck
Wanted Putnam Men Arrested In Livingston
County Fair Enjoyed By Many
And the trophy goes to ... Ashley Owens, daughter
of Mike Owens and Gail Owens, both of Celina, and Jonathan Owens,
son of Robert and Rebecca Owens of the Timothy Community. The children
celebrate crossing the finish line first, above, on the miniature
Nascar Speedway ride on hand at this year's county fair.
merry-go-round, right, continued to draw a crowd on Saturday, July
29 as the 62nd Annual Overton County Agricultural Fair drew to a
close. Although the attendance numbers are not yet available, fair
officials believe this to be one of the best attended fairs in recent
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Seriously Injured In Wreck
A Monterey woman sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle
wreck on Hanging Limb Highway around 9 p.m. Saturday, July 22. According
to reports, Tammy Phillips, 24, was driving a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero
north on Highway 164/Hanging Limb Highway when she apparently swerved
to miss a small animal in the road, just past Anderson Road. She
lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway, struck a utility
pole and fence, then rolled over.
Overton County Ambulance Service extricated Tammy
Phillips from the vehicle. Phillips was in critical condition and
was airlifted from the scene to Erlanger Hospital. She was using
safety equipment, according to reports. A passenger in the vehicle,
2 year-old Cable Phillips, was in the rear seat in child safety
equipment and was apparently uninjured. THP Jimmy King investigated
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Putnam Men Arrested In Livingston
By Dewain E. Peek
Two Putnam County men are in jail following a traffic
stop by Livingston Police on Tuesday, July 18.
According to Livingston Police Department, Christopher
Lee Henry, 23, and Gary Lynn Henry, 25, both of Cookeville, were
stopped by LPD officers on Highway 111 South, near the sewer plant
road. Police officers had noticed the vehicle being driven in an
erratic manner on Highway 111.
Gary Henry was found to be wanted by Putnam County
authorities on a capias, and was arrested.
Christopher L. Henry fled on foot, leading officers
to a corn field behind the sewer plant where he was then arrested.
A quantity of drug paraphernalia and illegal narcotics
was reported seized in the case, which is still under investigation.
Deputies with the Overton County Sheriff’s Department
assisted in the case.
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