November News/Events in Overton County

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2016 Livingston-Overton County Christmas Parade

The 51st Annual Livingston-Overton County Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 10 at 1:00 p.m.  This year’s Grand Marshal will be the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard.  The theme of this year’s parade is “Home for the Holidays…Honoring Those Who Serve”.   We want to honor veterans, police officers, firemen, emergency medical technicians, rescue squad personnel, and others who serve communities at the risk of their own lives.

The parade will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of the Highway 111 bypass and Highway 294, near Livingston Limestone.  The parade will continue onto East Main Street to Broad Street, across the town square, to Bilbrey Street.  It will continue up Bilbrey Street, going beside the Overton County Nursing Home, and then dispersing at the intersection of Bilbrey Street & West First Street.

Line-up will begin at 11:00 a.m. on the bypass, from the intersection of Highway 294 back toward the Tennessee College of Applied Technology.

Those who wish to place an entry in the parade may do so by visiting the Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce and paying a $5 entry fee.  Entries will be taken from November 14 thru December 8Note: Entries will not be allowed in the parade without an official entry number properly displayed.

The following 27 categories will be featured in this year’s parade:  Antique Cars (Cars Up to 1949), 50’s Cars (Cars 1950 – 1959), Muscle Car Era (Cars 1960 – 1974), Modern Era Cars (Cars 1975 and Up), Antique Trucks (Trucks Up to 1959), Classic Trucks (Trucks 1960 – 1974), Modern Era Trucks (Trucks 1975 and Up), Jeeps/Buses, Large Business and Industry (10 employees or more), Small Business and Industry (9 employees and under), Churches, Scout Troops, Fire and Rescue Departments, Children Under 12, Children 12 and Older, Schools, School/Sport Groups, ATVs, Motorcycles/Golf Carts, Bands, Tractors, Civic Clubs and Veterans’ Organizations, Other, Wagons, Carriages/Buggies, Horse with Female Rider, and Horse with Male Rider.  There will also be a Judges’ Award and Grand Marshal Award.

Judging will be conducted along the parade route, and winners will be announced within a few hours of the parade’s completion.  If you have any questions, you can call/email the Chamber of Commerce at 931-823-6421 or  Picture of our Grand Marshals below…

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