Sunday Jul 20
Walls go up on new animal shelter
From left, Gail Fowler, Carolyn Whitson, back, Jackie Nettenstrom, Beth Smith, Mary Johnson and Darrell Webb inspect the area that will hold the dog runs in the new Putnam County Animal Shelter.
Committee votes to pitch in extra toward new animal shelter
Although it's not up and running yet, the county budget committee voted the county should pitch in extra money to help fund operations at the new Cookeville-Putnam County Animal Shelter during the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Three arrested for marijuana possession
Caleb Meadows, of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, was patrolling around Rhea Cemetery on Ditty Road when he found three people - Mckaya Rittenberry, of Gainesboro, and Timothy Ryan Cuttrell and Ashley Laycock, both of Cookeville - to be in possession of two plastic bags containing .54 ounces of a green leafy substance believed to be ... (more)
Two weekend crashes leave two dead, three injured
Johnny Burk, 34, was killed last night on on I-40 at mile marker 252 after a collision with a Freightliner tractor-trailer.