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Archives 09-29-2004



Man on lawnmower struck by truck
Deadline nears for voter registration
Nolen from News 2 to be Grand Marshall



Man on lawnmower struck by truck

Carson Oliver/OCN
A man riding a lawn mower across Rickman Road (Old Highway 42) was struck by a small pickup around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22.

According to reports, Daniel Hogue, 49, of Rickman, was attempting to cross the road toward Rickman Shop-Rite, at a point near a blind hill. A 1998 Chevrolet S-10 pickup, driven by a 17 year-old boy from Rickman, came over the hill in the northbound lane as the lawnmower was crossing.

Hogue was knocked off of the lawn mower. He was transported by Overton CountyAmbulance Service to the fire hall of Rickman Volunteer Fire Department, where he was then transported by Life Force helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Trooper Marty Philpot of Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated the incident.


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Deadline nears for voter registration

The last day for voters to register before the November 2 election is Sunday, Oct. 3.

Early voting for the November 2 state and federal election will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 13 and continue through October 28.

Overton County Election Office is located in Room 45 of Overton County Courthouse Annex, located on University Street.

The office will be open for early voting from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from noon to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays.


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Nolen from News 2 to be Grand Marshall

Nashville News Channel 2's weatherman Davis Nolen will serve as Grand Marshall in Overton County's 2004 Christmas Parade.

The parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4, beginning at 3 p.m.

The theme, "Christmas: Journey Through Time", was selected from several suggestions sent in as part of a contest held by the parade committee. Brandon Looper, of Allons, came up with the theme idea.

Information about entry deadlines will be in upcoming editions of Overton County News and on the radio. For more information about this year's parade call Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce at (931) 823-6421.


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