3 hrs ago
Property tax appeals hearing set for next month
A hearing has been set for the property tax appeals that came out of a state investigation last year which determined over 200 properties in Putnam County had been severely under-assessed.
7 hrs ago
Bonnie Burch: Fishing program lets injured veterans cast their worries away
Although we often show our appreciation for our military service veterans while they are in uniform, we often forget that many have difficulties -- both physical and emotional -- once they return home.
11 hrs ago
County not planning to join animal shelter bond
The county is reportedly not planning to share a $1.4 million bond that Cookeville has taken to build the new Cookeville-Putnam County Animal Shelter.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Man visiting jail picked up on drug indictments
A man wanted on three drug indictments was arrested Saturday as he visited someone at the Putnam County Jail.
Patient Accused Of Stealing From Hospital
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. A Putnam County couple has been accused of stealing from an area hospital after police said the incident was caught on surveillance cameras.
Park View Elementary third graders are preparing for the school's annual production of "The Nutcracker."
Mudhoney, The Sonics, Bobby Bare and More Top Muddy Roots Music Festival's 2014 Lineup
An extra reason to celebrate came this past holiday weekend with the announcement of the full schedule for the 2014 Muddy Roots Music Festival , coming up Aug. 29-31 at the Junebug Boogie Ranch in Cookeville, Tenn.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fire guts bedroom of duplex
Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that occurred just after 9 a.m. Sunday.
Christmas parades start tonight
Floats are being decorated in the holiday spirit and Santa is practicing his "ho, ho, ho," - Christmas parades in Putnam County are this week.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Lewis Diuguid | For needy, health care has dose of shame
A stigma of shame stalks government health care for the poor and could affect the education children receive in school.
Friends of White Plains to host Christmas open house
Members of the Friends of White Plains, from left, are Charlene Dickinson, Chuck Johnson, Jackie McMurray, Tracey Duncan, Judy Roberson, Eunetta Jenkins, Mona Copeland, Mark Dudney, Sarah Johnson, Jeff Jones and Chuck Womack.
As retirement nears, Burns reflects on 38 years as criminal court judge
He never set out to become a judge. But that's exactly what Leon Burns became. Turned out he liked the view from the bench.
Cookeville police goes beyond call of duty in first responder training
When most people think of the police, they think of the law. But the Cookeville Police Department has another side to it, a life-saving one - often the first on the scene of an emergency, it is also a first responding unit.
'Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)' returns to the Wesley
"Every Christmas Story Ever Told " returns to the Wesley Theatre this year. It was first brought to Cookeville several years back by previous artistic director, Charles Long, and now, current artistic director Rob Wheeler has decided to bring the show back.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
It's once again time for retailers to relish in a yearly tradition known as Black Friday with sales on numerous items.
Assault reportedly triggered by road rage
Police believe road rage could have been the root of an assault that left one man beaten and confused Tuesday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Deputies use K-9 to apprehend suspect in stolen car
A man who fled from police and jumped out of the stolen vehicle he was driving was tracked and caught Friday with the help of a K-9 unit.
Alleged shoplifter cited for drugs
Police caught up to a woman who allegedly stole several items from a Dollar General Store Sunday and found her involved in drug activity.
Firefighters offer safety tips for frying Thanksgiving turkey
Deep frying turkeys has become more popular over the years, and the Cookeville Fire Department stresses those who choose to cook their Thanksgiving turkey this way to do so safely.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Groundbreaking held on new animal shelter
Pictured celebrating the groundbreaking of the new Putnam County Animal Shelter are, from left, kneeling in front, Michelle O'Neil and Mary Jo Gregson, both board members with Friends of Putnam County Animals ; and standing, Terry Acheson, FPCA; Jim Martin, County Commission District 2; Eris Bryant, County Commission 8th District/FPCA; Matt ... (more)