Anne E. Kueber


Private services for Anne E. Kueber, 93, Overton, were under direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home. Mrs. Kueber died Saturday, March 5, 2011 in a Longview hospital. She was born March 12, 1917 in Ashland, Neb. to the late Bert Vincent and Lena Victoria Patton Masten.

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Overton, Arp Head Start, Pre-K registration


Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten registration will begin Monday, March 21, at Arp Elementary.  Any parents interested in these programs for the 2011 – 2012 school year should come to the Arp Elementary School office, between 7:00 am and 2:30 p.m. for an interview and registration. To qualify for any 4 year old program a child […]

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March 15, 2011


Soup’s on today Those who forget to eat at the annual soup luncheon of the Queen Price Garden Club on St. Patrick’s Day will be green with envy. The event – which is slated for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday  – will be at the Queen Price Garden Club House on Garden Club Drive […]

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Board splits on rehiring head football coach


By Charlotte Heldenbrand Overton Press editor After a little more than an hour in executive session Monday night, March7, the Overton Independent School District board of trustees narrowly approved rehiring their athletic director and unanimously terminated four Overton Middle School employees. Mike Rogers made the motion to retain head football coach Bo Talkington another year, […]

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Stanion is OES Employee of Month


Life Skills instructor Nanette Stanion has been selected Overton Elementary School’s Employee of the Month for March. She said she went into education because, “I have always wanted to teach school. It was later in life when I got the opportunity to work with students who have disabilities. I found out that I loved working […]

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Police Report, February


From Feb. 1 to Feb. 28, the Overton Police Department responded to these reports and made the following arrests: REPORTS 563 calls for service, 1 injury to a child, 1 burglary of a building, 2 assaults, 2 forgeries ACCIDENTS FM 3053, Feb. 24 ARRESTS Shayne Thompson, 44, Troup, possession of controlled substance, Feb. 7; Taiwana […]

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