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Archives 9-8-2004



Blaze destroys home on Jamestown Hwy
School Board chairman dies of heart attack
John Thrasher missing since August 14



Blaze destroys home on Jamestown Hwy
A call to 911 was made at approximately 11:48 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1 reporting a structure fire at 1416 Jamestown Highway. Members of the Alpine Volunteer Fire Department arrived shortly thereafter to find this home fully engulfed in flames. Members of Livingston Fire Department responded to the call by request for replenishment of water to fight the blaze. As well, members of Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation and Overton County Sheriff's Department responded to the call. The structure was a complete loss, according to authorities. The house had no electric meter and was apparently vacant.

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School Board chairman dies of heart attack

School Board Chairman Jerry Glasscock, 59, died of an apparent heart attack Friday, Sept. 3. He had reportedly been working in his yard.

Glasscock was elected to represent the 1st District on the Overton County Board of Education in August of 2000, taking office on September 1 of that year.

On September 3, 2002, the School Board members elected him to serve as chairman, and had reappointed him to the position last year.

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John Thrasher missing since August 14

Livingston Police Department is investigating a missing person report on Johnathan Thrasher of Livingston.

According to the report, Thrasher was last seen at the Putnam County Fair on Saturday night, August 14. He was wearing a white T-shirt with a logo on it.

Johnathan Thrasher is 21 years-old, 6'1" tall, weighs approximately 180 lbs., and has brown eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information is urged to call Livingston Police Department at (931) 823-6496.

Police Chief Roger Phillips stated, "Any and all information received will be kept strictly confidential."

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