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Man caught stealing Muscle Milk and candy bars
A man shopping in a convenience store late last night was stuffing items from store shelves into his clothing, police said.
Fri May 24, 2013
Man arrested for fourth DUI
And the driver, Paul Allen Smith, 26, of N. Dixie Avenue, Cookeville, ended up being arrested for 4th offense drunk driving, police said.
Man arrested for fighting with niece at the store
A man who refused to buy candy for his young niece ended up getting arrested after the two got into a fight in a store parking lot.
Thu May 23, 2013
Woman overcomes addiction, helps others
Niki Payne, recovery coach with "My Recovery" at Plateau Mental Health Center in Cookeville, gets ready to chat through an online therapy program that provides peer support for recovering addicts.
Survey complete in Jefferson Avenue widening project
One part of the project to widen South Jefferson is complete from I-40 to Hwy. 111, but funding is lacking to continue with the next steps.
Teacher threatenedby parent
The parent of a Park View Elementary student who allegedly threatened a teacher there yesterday on the last day of school received a stern warning from school officials and police.
Investigators Return To UCDD Offices
NewsChannel 5 has learned that agents returned to the Cookeville-based agency in the past week.
Wed May 22, 2013
Macon County Times
Cookeville Summer Sweetheart Pageant to benefit cancer survivor
With one of her best friends battling a life-threatening disease, a Putnam County native is organizing a special youth beauty pageant to raise money to help cover medical costs.
No injuries in yesterday's storms
Strong spring storms rolled into the area late yesterday afternoon, leaving damage in its wake - including power outages.
Georgia Men Charged In Undercover Drug Operation At Cookeville Motel
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested 31-year-old Andrae Peter-Neil Aarons and 43-year-old Mohamed Basiro Danso on charges of trafficking a Schedule VI drug for resale between 10 and 70 pounds.
Mon May 20, 2013
Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones Opens Chattanooga Office
The Knoxville-based law firm Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, P.C. announces the opening of a Chattanooga office, effective May 1. The new Wimberly Lawson office is shared with the existing Chattanooga law firm Bob E. Lype & Associates, at 6181 Vance Road, Chattanooga.
Thu May 16, 2013
Warm weather boosts aviation fuel sales
Blue skies and nice weather mean different things for different people. But for Upper Cumberland Regional Airport manager Jim Kmet, it means more airport visitors - and increased fuel sales.
Wed May 15, 2013
Florida fugitive arrested here
A man who drew suspicion when he offered a silverware set for sale to a jewelry store here last week was later arrested on a felony fugitive warrant in connection with burglary cases in Florida, police said.
Accused burglar's girlfriend indicted for stolen property
Last month, her boyfriend, Andrew Lane Depriest, was indicted for 22 counts of burglary and theft over $60,000. And this week, Deanna Herald, 31, of Summerhaven Ave., Cookeville, was arrested on a grand jury indictment of her own in connection with the same case.
Tue May 14, 2013
Accident leads to drug arrest
When a black Cadillac ran off the road and hit a curb, a passing police officer stopped to investigate, and it wasn't long before the driver was booked into jail on several charges.
Mon May 13, 2013
847 set to graduate from county's high schools
For 847 of the county's citizens, that magic time of year is beginning this week: graduation from high school.
Dad arrested at hospital where his wife was giving birth
A Spencer man was arrested at Cookeville Regional Medical Center Saturday after allegedly pulling a knife and threatening someone in a waiting room.
Shoplifter had list, said loot to be traded for drugs
A man who is well known to police here got in trouble again yesterday for allegedly shoplifting with a list for items he planned to trade for drugs.
Sun May 12, 2013
Riders return: H.O.G. Rally ripple effect beginning
Although the Tennessee State H.O.G Rally isn't returning until 2014, the ripple effect of the 2012 rally has officially begun.
Sat May 11, 2013
Harwell lauds TTU graduates
Tennessee House of Representatives Speaker Beth Harwell addresses Tennessee Tech graduates Saturday at the university's spring commencement ceremony.