Katlyn Phipps, daughter of Larry and Theresa Phipps of Rickman, graduated Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro on Saturday May 7 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

Brayden C. Copeland, a sophomore at Tennessee Tech University, has won the national, prestigious and highly competitive Goldwater Scholarship. He is only the third Tech student ever to receive it.

Taylor’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at Independence Community Center.

An investigation by Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has resulted in the indictment of Gina Morton, a former employee of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS).

Micro Metals Inc., a leading manufacturer of powder metal parts for the automotive and general manufacturing industries, has announced the hiring of its new CEO Steve Krise.

“I’ll Leave My Heart in Tennessee” by Grand Ole Opry stars Dailey & Vincent and written by Karen Staley is now an official state song of Tennessee after legislation sponsored by Sen. Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) and Rep. John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) was signed into law by Gov. Bill Lee in March.

Myla Dulworth Beach will have signings in Livingston on Saturday, May 7 for her book “The Mayhem, The Music, The Man. Mitch: The Charles Mitchell Dulworth Story”.

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee recently ruled that Tennessee’s law requiring a license for an online auction is unconstitutional and that Tennessee’s attempt to regulate online auctions violated the United States Constitution.

The traditional way of changing the color of your car is to take it to a body shop, pick a color, and let the professionals paint it for you. But according to Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], it’s the 21st century and BMW is showing off a car that changes color with just a pus…

Patients of local health departments in the Upper Cumberland region have begun to receive a patient satisfaction survey via text message. The survey began Wednesday, March 23.

The following information is from “Service Record Book of Men and Women of Livingston, Tennessee and Community”, which was sponsored by V.F.W. Post 5062.

Overton County Anti-Drug Coalition will hold a cheeseburger plate lunch fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 22 in the Hardee’s parking lot, 901 West Main Street in Livingston.

Daryl Colson has informed Overton County News of his intent to seek re-election as General Sessions Court Judge in Overton County. Following is his statement:

An investigation by Tennessee Comptroller’s Office found that Michael William Thacker misappropriated at least $7,076.50 from Hawkins County Emergency Response Team (HCERT).

Overton County Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5 in the meeting room of Millard Oakley Public Library.