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Friday | Herald-Citizen

Three arrested today for theft

Officer Scott Polston, of the Algood Police Department, arrested Chance Lee Handy, of Cookeville, for theft after Handy was found to have stolen goods in his possession early this morning.

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Related Topix: Algood, TN, Cookeville, TN

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Last week on the bench for three judges

Judges Leon Burns, Jr., Judge John Maddux, Jr. and Judge Nolan Goolsby are spending their last week on the bench this week and three new judges begin their terms next week.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Fair revenue up from last year

This year's Putnam County Fair saw an 11.3 percent revenue increase over last year's event, according to the Putnam County Fair Board.

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Herald-Citizen

THDA allocates HOME funds to Putnam County

The federally-funded HOME program promotes preservation and rehabilitation of housing for households of low income.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Nashville, TN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Putnam test results show gains made in some subjects, improvement needed in others

Those results - based on standardized testing data from the 2013-'14 school year - revealed that Putnam County students made gains in some subjects but need to improve in others, such as English language arts.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN, Algood, TN

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Herald-Citizen

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.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN

Herald-Citizen

School happenings

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.

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Related Topix: Cookeville, TN, Algood, TN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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

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

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