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Tennessee Highway Patrol announces Labor Day Weekend Enforcement
"Law enforcement officials have another tool to utilize to deter impaired driving and reduce fatal crashes on Tennessee roadways by conducting 'No Refusal' enforcements," THP Colonel Tracy Trott said.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Vacuum maker TTI announces Tennessee expansion
TTI Floor Care North America, the maker of Hoover, Dirt Devil and Oreck vacuum cleaners, is expanding its Tennessee plant and plans to double its work force at the facility over the next five years.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Races strengthened relationships at Sunday's rally
Though original estimates were that the Upper Cumberland Peace and Justice Rally would draw about 30 or so to the Courthouse this past Sunday, a even larger crowd made the march from Cookeville First Presbyterian Church to the rally site.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Tennessee Highway Patrol Announces Labor Day Holiday Enforcement
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a "No Refusal" enforcement campaign during this year's Labor Day holiday period.
Ferguson bound over on two marijuana-rela
Judge John Hudson bound Sean Ferguson over to the grand jury on two different marijuana-related charges after hearing Ferguson's preliminary hearing.
Third annual Mud Run to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity
It's almost time for the messiest fundraiser in Cookeville - the third annual Putnam County Habitat for Humanity Mud Run.
Bryan Symphony Orchestra to kick off new season
The Bryan Symphony Orchestra will kick off its 2014-15 season, "Feed Your Soul," with the annual free concert in Dogwood Park at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31. Cookeville residents Sam and Diane Glasgow will sponsor this outdoor concert in honor of their parents, something they have done for the past 17 years in an effort to "to spread the love of live ... (more)
PEP TALKS: The second PEP Talks meeting on "Loosing Your Marbles/Playing for Keeps: Six Things a Kid Needs Over Time" is from noon to 1 p.m. at Progressive Savings Bank, 1080 Interstate Drive in Cookeville.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Rally this Sunday for racial harmony
The recent violence in Ferguson, Mo., set off by a police officer shooting an unarmed 18-year-old African American boy, has shined a spotlight on the racial tensions still present in many parts of the country.
New system to retain rescue volunteers
It has been a 100 percent volunteer rescue service since it formed more than 60 years ago and members have never received a dime for responding to emergency calls.
Silda tries to calm her niece, Brooke , by distracting her with trying some new makeup during "Other Desert Cities" at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Three council members say their goodbyes
After the current council conducts old and new business, they will step down and Ricky Shelton, Charles Womack and Dwight Henry will take their seats on the five-person council.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Elected officials to be sworn in through early September
Officials elected by Putnam County citizens earlier this month will be sworn into office within the next couple of weeks.
Mrs. Barbara Linder Morris, 72, of Cookeville, Tennessee, died Friday evening, August 15, 2014 at Life Care Center of Sparta in Sparta, Tenn.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.