Overton County News Overton County News https://www.overtoncountynews.com/OCN/index.php 2018-01-22T22:12:33Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management After nearly 28 years, Bro. Cobb gets “clearance to retire” 2014-08-26T16:35:19Z 2014-08-26T16:35:19Z https://www.overtoncountynews.com/OCN/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=18532:after-nearly-28-years-bro-cobb-gets-clearance-to-retire&catid=28:church&Itemid=57 Rachel Smith rachel@overtoncountynews.com {JCSBOT SKIP}<br /><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2014/08-26-14/08-25-2014_Donald-Cobb_OCN_001.jpg" border="0" /><br /> <p><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">Lyndon Johnson photo</span></p> <p><strong>Pastor Donald Cobb examines a Bible he has used for decades, including his entire 27-year, eight-month tenure at First Baptist Church in Livingston. He pointed out the many ways he has patched the Bible to keep it from falling apart over years of heavy use.</strong></p> <p><strong>By Lyndon Johnson,</strong><strong><em> </em></strong><em>OCN</em> Staff</p> <p><em>Editor's note: This story originally appeared on this site and in our print edition Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The late Rev. Donald Cobb's obituary is published elsewhere on this site and in the Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 print edition.</em><br /><br />Livingston First Baptist Church Pastor Donald Cobb has been preaching at his current church longer than most people work at a single job – and he’s been a pastor long enough to span nearly three average careers. But come Sunday, he’ll give his last sermon.</p> {JCSBOT SKIP}<br /><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2014/08-26-14/08-25-2014_Donald-Cobb_OCN_001.jpg" border="0" /><br /> <p><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">Lyndon Johnson photo</span></p> <p><strong>Pastor Donald Cobb examines a Bible he has used for decades, including his entire 27-year, eight-month tenure at First Baptist Church in Livingston. He pointed out the many ways he has patched the Bible to keep it from falling apart over years of heavy use.</strong></p> <p><strong>By Lyndon Johnson,</strong><strong><em> </em></strong><em>OCN</em> Staff</p> <p><em>Editor's note: This story originally appeared on this site and in our print edition Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The late Rev. Donald Cobb's obituary is published elsewhere on this site and in the Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 print edition.</em><br /><br />Livingston First Baptist Church Pastor Donald Cobb has been preaching at his current church longer than most people work at a single job – and he’s been a pastor long enough to span nearly three average careers. But come Sunday, he’ll give his last sermon.</p> School Board gives Winningham contract to 2022 2018-01-16T21:46:04Z 2018-01-16T21:46:04Z https://www.overtoncountynews.com/OCN/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30894:school-board-gives-winningham-contract-to-2022&catid=37:schools&Itemid=65 Dewain Peek news@overtoncountynews.com <p><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2018/1-16-18/01-10-2018_SchoolBoard_OCN_DEP_04.jpg" border="0" />Dewain E. Peek/OCN photo</p> <p><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2018/1-16-18/01-10-2018_SchoolBoard_OCN_DEP_04.jpg" border="0" />Dewain E. Peek/OCN photo</p> Johnson Controls presents $3M renovations 2018-01-16T21:43:49Z 2018-01-16T21:43:49Z https://www.overtoncountynews.com/OCN/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30893:johnson-controls-presents-3m-renovations&catid=37:schools&Itemid=65 Dewain Peek news@overtoncountynews.com <p /><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2018/1-16-18/01-10-2018_worksession_OCN_DEP_11.jpg" border="0" />Dewain E. Peek/photo <p /><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2018/1-16-18/01-10-2018_worksession_OCN_DEP_11.jpg" border="0" />Dewain E. Peek/photo Injuries result in Allen Chapel crash 2018-01-16T21:41:10Z 2018-01-16T21:41:10Z https://www.overtoncountynews.com/OCN/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30892:injuries-result-in-allen-chapel-crash&catid=115:local&Itemid=181 Dewain Peek news@overtoncountynews.com <p /><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2018/1-16-18/268294631471_o.jpg" border="0" />Fallon Tharp/shared photo <p /><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2018/1-16-18/268294631471_o.jpg" border="0" />Fallon Tharp/shared photo County sees first snow of 2018 2018-01-16T21:37:41Z 2018-01-16T21:37:41Z https://www.overtoncountynews.com/OCN/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30891:county-sees-first-snow-of-2018&catid=34:lifestyles&Itemid=61 Dewain Peek news@overtoncountynews.com <p /><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2018/1-16-18/01-14-2018_Leo-&-Zeus-Weekend-Snow_OCN_JLK_002.jpg" border="0" />Jade Lechner-Kirby/OCN photo <p /><img class="smartresize" src="images/stories/2018/1-16-18/01-14-2018_Leo-&-Zeus-Weekend-Snow_OCN_JLK_002.jpg" border="0" />Jade Lechner-Kirby/OCN photo Schools to be reimbursed for specialized health services 2018-01-16T21:34:13Z 2018-01-16T21:34:13Z https://www.overtoncountynews.com/OCN/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30890:schools-to-be-reimbursed-for-specialized-health-services-&catid=37:schools&Itemid=65 Dewain Peek news@overtoncountynews.com <p /> <p /> Legislative Body to meet January 22 2018-01-02T21:42:07Z 2018-01-02T21:42:07Z https://www.overtoncountynews.com/OCN/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30799:legislative-body-to-meet-january-22&catid=115:local&Itemid=181 Dewain Peek news@overtoncountynews.com <p /> <p />