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16 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Monterey, TN, Cookeville, TN

20 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

New Cookeville council sworn in, Shelton is new mayor

With almost every seat in council chambers occupied yesterday, the new Cookeville City Council was sworn in by Judge John Maddux.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Man indicted for robbery of gas station a

PUTNAM COUNTYa S- A man has been indicted for the armed robbery of the Burgess Falls Shell gas station on South Willow Avenue in June.

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Related Topix: Algood, TN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Bradford, TN, Atwood, TN, Cookeville, TN, Monterey, TN

Herald-Citizen

Cash and Lafever arrested for drugs

This was also Cash's third charge for driving on a revoked license. Sgt. Dana Looper, of the Algood Police Department, told the Herald-Citizen that she stopped the vehicle around 12:30 p.m. yesterday for a brake light violation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Algood, TN

People Sentinel

Barbara Morris

Mrs. Barbara Linder Morris, 72, of Cookeville, Tennessee, died Friday evening, August 15, 2014 at Life Care Center of Sparta in Sparta, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN, Sparta, TN, Crossville, TN

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Fire, Cookeville, TN

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN, Algood, TN, Baxter, TN

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Extended Learning offers enrichment beyond classroom

Ready to sign up for Putnam County's Extended Learning program are, from left, Park View Elementary first grade teacher Levita McClain with her grandson, second grader Evan Beria, and kindergarten teacher Rebecca Rezny with her son, first grader Gavin Rezny.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Herald-Citizen

School happenings

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.

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Related Topix: Algood, TN, Cookeville, TN, Education Etc.

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Benefit concert for Helping Hands Sunday

Every day of the week, an average of nine families visit Helping Hands of Putnam County.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Sparta man tased after evading arrest

A Sparta man is now out on bail after having to be tased after evading arrest to avoid apprehension on a warrant from White County.

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Related Topix: Sparta, TN, White County, TN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN

Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Herald-Citizen

School Happenings

MHS: Monterey High School will have orientation Aug. 12 for parents of 9th and 10th graders and Aug. 14 for parents of 11th and 12th graders.

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Related Topix: Algood, TN, Livingston, TN, Cookeville, TN, Education Etc.

Herald-Citizen

Treating boo-boos all in a day's work for school nurse

And in her seven years with the Putnam County school system, the last five of which at Capshaw Elementary, she's learned the best medicine is sometimes just a hug - which she happily provides.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN, Livingston, TN

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Half of county commission will be replaced

Putnam County citizens will see plenty of new faces on the county commission after they voted to replace half of the legislative body.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN, Bradford, TN

Herald-Citizen

Porter is next county executive

Randy Porter is the next county executive for Putnam County after winning a landslide vote in last night's election.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Tennessee QBs struggling in training camp

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson has lost her bid as an independent candidate for a seat on the Williamson County Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee, Victoria Jackson, Williamson County, TN, Knox County, TN

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