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County commissioners approve budget
Putnam County commissioners approved the 2014-15 budget yesterday and without a tax increase, but not without some first questioning if it's sustainable and attempting to cut out some of those expenditures.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
HOME grant meetings delayed
Those waiting for the next step in receiving funds to repair their houses will have to wait a bit longer as there has been a delay in the process.
Anonymous tip leads to burglary arrest
According to the police report, Officer Jamey McCurry, of the Cookeville Police Department, was dispatched to North Dixie Avenue in reference to a suspicious male.
Man tased after resisting arrest
According to the police report, Jamey McCurry was dispatched to North Washington Avenue to investigate an intoxicated person.
Courthouse News Service
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - A father of two claims in Federal Court that South Cumberland Elementary School and the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department had him arrested for trying to pick up his children after school on foot, rather than by waiting in line in his car.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Looking forward to open house Aug. 18 at Algood Elementary School are, from left, student Daye Cannon, principal Patience Cannon, students Olivia Hudson, Kiley Smith and Parker Foutch and assistant principal Tina Francis.
CPAC presentation focuses on family dynamics
Cookeville Performing Arts Center is taking on a 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist in their new Backstage production, "Other Desert Cities," by Jon Robin Baitz.
School counseling a profession filled with hugs
The Cookeville native sees students individually, in small groups and in classroom guidance classes and does what she can to brighten their days.
New orchestra features former musicians
Many people played some kind of instrument in their youth, but later gave it up and now regret it.
Same owners, same service 20 years later
In 20 years, Jim Harcum, co-owner of Havoline Xpress Lube on Jackson, has seen a lot of growth - not only with his business, but with competition.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Wine on WestSide
Sponsors preview beverage samples in preparation for Cookeville's fourth Wine on the WestSide festival set for this Saturday from 6-10 p.m. at West Broad St. and Cedar Ave., rain or shine.
Board approves more changes in historic Cream City District
Some say the building looks better than it has in years. Others believe looks should take a backseat to historic integrity.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Man pleads guilty to joyriding
Preston Blake Walker pled guilty to joyriding yesterday. Judge John Hudson gave supervised probation for 11 months and 29 days and he has to pay court costs.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Shoplifting incident leads to possessiona
PUTNAMa SCOUNTYa S-a A Gainesboro woman stopped for an alleged shoplifting incident was charged with possession of a controlled substance after she was found to have 35 pills, along with text messages that indicated drug sales.
Drivers: Watch out for bus riders
They scamper to and from their school buses, looking both ways before they go, trying to keep an eye on those they share the road with - especially motorists who may be too distracted or impatient to notice them, even with a flashing stop sign serving as a reminder.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Council approves advancing up to $1.25 million to Project UNO
The Cookeville city council approved a resolution authorizing the city manager to advance Project UNOa Sup to $1.25 million on Thursday after the Putnam County Commission approved a similar resolution earlier last week.
District 6-AAA coaches hold annual meeting
Scott Smith speaks at Monday's District 6-AAA media day held in Cookeville. Other district team previews are available on page 2B.
Cookeville man arrested twice over the wa
Jason Hunt, of Cookeville, was arrested Saturday for public intoxication and given a citation in lieu of continued custody for simple possession.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Council approves police vehicles and equipment
Chief Randy Evans, of the Cookeville Police Department, asked council to reject the bids and go with the state contract.
Candidates to remove signs in timely manner
PUTNAM COUNTYa S- With the county general election over, now is the time for candidates to begin removing their campaign signs.