The Livingston Enterprise

Posted February 13, 2019 at 9:46 am

Store clerks at Express Tobacco Outlet in Livingston were reportedly robbed at gunpoint at closing time Saturday night, February 2.

According to Livingston Police Department (LPD) officials, an armed male subject entered the service station located at 1817 Bradford Hicks Drive, took some petty cash, and then fled from the store in a vehicle parked outside toward Celina Highway.

The clerks in the store were not injured and there were no customers in the store at the time. They were ordered to “get down” when the intruder entered the store and they complied.

Police reportedly responded to the call at approximately 10:15 p.m. and arrived under two minutes from the time of the call.


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    Wayne County Outlook

    A local woman has been arrested on several drug related charges.

    According to Sheriff Tim Catron, Tonya D. Bell, of Monticello, was arrested on Thursday, January 31 and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance first degree (methamphetamine), trafficking in a controlled substance first degree (heroin), trafficking in marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, promoting contraband first degree and tampering with physical evidence.

    Bell was also arrested on two district court warrants for violation of bond conditions.

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    Times Journal

    Russell County High School Athletic Director Michael Carpenter announced Tuesday, January 22, that long-time assistant coach Ryan Richardson will be the new Head Coach of the Laker Football program.

    Richardson has been an assistant coach for several years, and was currently defensive coordinator under previous coach Bill Sharp.

    Richardson, a teacher at the Laker Success Academy, began playing organized football in 6th grade, and played throughout his high school years for the Lakers (1986-89 seasons).

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    Cumberland County News

    A Burkesville man has been sentenced in the death of Michael “Munk” Taylor, 38, also of Burkesville, who was found dead with a gunshot wound on October 12, 2016.

    Daniel Arthur Blair, 62, was sentenced last Thursday, January 24 in Cumberland County Circuit Court.

    Blair pled guilty to manslaughter first degree and received a sentence of 15 years. He also pled guilty to tampering with physical evidence and received a five year sentence. The sentences will run consecutively for 20

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    Wayne County Outlook

    A local man died Monday, January 28, following a fall at his work place. According to the Wayne County Coroner’s Office, John Kevin Tucker, 55, was pronounced dead at approximately 9:45 a.m. at the Wayne County Hospital Emergency Room.

    It was reported that Tucker had suffered a critical injury as the result of a fall at his place of employment (Trifecta Houseboats).

    Wayne County EMS was called to the scene and Tucker was treated and transported to the local ER

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    The Wayne County Outlook …

    The man accused of abusing his stepdaughters and keeping the elder one hidden for more than two months must now find a new attorney.

    Daniel Paul York, 51, of Somerset, was indicted last August on a total of 25 counts including first-degree rape and attempted first-degree rape, five counts of third degree rape, kidnapping, three counts of third degree sodomy, nine counts of incest, two counts of first degree unlawful transaction with a minor, unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual/prohibited

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    The Times Journal …

    The possibility of Sunday alcohol sales throughout Russell County came a step closer to reality last week.

    Monday, January 14, at the Russell County Fiscal Court meeting, Lakewood Country Club Board member Greg Shaw spoke on behalf of the club in favor of allowing Sunday sales in the county. He spoke about how, like many businesses in Russell County, they rely on the higher traffic during late spring through early fall.

    “Lakewood is an attraction for Russell County. It’s an

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    The Livingston Enterprise …

    An ongoing push to add new billboards in Livingston may officially have come to an end.

    The Court of Appeals of Tennessee at Nashville affirmed the ruling from an Overton County Chancery Court hearing after Roland Digital Media, Inc. (Roland) filed a request for the appellate court’s decision.

    “Roland filed two different cases against Livingston and both of them have resolved in Livingston’s favor,” said Daniel H. Rader IV, attorney representing the City of Livingston.

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    Wayne County Outlook …

    The purchase of a 20 acre parcel of property adjacent to Monticello-Wayne County Memorial Park was approved by the city council during its meeting Monday, January 14.

    The cost of the property is $15,000 and that would be split between city and county government, which jointly operates the park.

    Council member Allan Hopper made the motion to move ahead with the purchase, and it was approved unanimously.

    The action was taken following about

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    Herald Citizen …

    Friends and family are mourning the death of a Monterey man killed in a New Year’s Day traffic accident.

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Benjamin Bohannon, 38, was killed when his car hit another vehicle head-on on Muddy Pond Road about 10:30 Tuesday morning, January 1. Bohannon is the son of Monterey Cultural Administrator Julie Bohannon and was a Monterey youth football coach.

    “Our prayers go out to the entire Bohannon family for the tragic and untimely loss of Ben,”

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