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Police pursuit leads ends in Jackson Coua
A police pursuit through Putnam County and Jackson County ended in a crash yesterday and David Allen Walker, of Cookeville, was arrested for aggravated burglary, evading arrest, reckless endangerment and driving on a revoked license.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Police Reports July 23
According to the police report, the driver, who was identified as Michele Coburn of Cookeville, was found to have a warrant out with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.
Victoria Jackson to speak at Reagan Day Dinner
Victoria Jackson has been a fixture in comedy for years. A regular on Saturday Night Live for six seasons and a co-star in several movies, Jackson has taken up a new role.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Soccer coach fired for sex crimes
Benjamin Calloway was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department July 11. He has bonded out of jail, but he is scheduled to be in court on Sept.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Shoplifting incident leads to drug charga
COOKEVILLEa S- A store's recent call to police about a shoplifter resulted in theft and drug charges for a Rickman woman.
'First Families' gives genealogy of Putnam pioneers
It's been a year and a half in the making, but it's finally here - a book called "First Families of Putnam County, Tennessee."
'Buster' teaches school bus safety
But most importantly, the newest addition to Putnam County's school bus fleet has a message to convey - one that educators and bus drivers alike hope will get through to children better than the usual adult-delivered school bus safety lectures: Instead, "Buster" - a smiling three-foot tall, remote-controlled, voice-activated school bus - will soon ... (more)
Prescription drug drop boxes part of Prescription For Success campaign
It has been about a month and a half since Gov. Bill Haslam unveiled his Prescription for Success plan to help curb prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Early voting starts today
Early voting starts today for those who want to get a head start on casting their ballots for the Aug. 7 county general and state primary elections.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Police Reports July 17
Mitch Harrington was patrolling 12th Street Tuesday when he saw a driver make a wide turn and almost strike a curb.
Regulations help keep products at Farmer's Marketa
With the Farmer's Market on Mahler Avenue, anyone can get locally grown produce whether a person happens to live on a farm or in an apartment.
Not Guilty Plea In Death Of Johnny Cash's Great-Niece
A Tennessee man has pleaded not guilty to killing country music legend Johnny Cash's great-niece in March.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Daily News Journal
Smyrna Town Court judge candidate faces felony charges
Town Court judge candidate W. Alan Rose continues to face felony drug- and weapon-related charges heading into Friday's early voting for the Aug. 7 election with a hearing scheduled Thursday in Cookeville.
Wendy Askins, the former director of the Upper Cumberland Development District in Cookeville, is scheduled to go on trial in federal court in December 2014.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Masciarella faces six charges related to Cash murder
The grand jury has indicted Wayne Gary Masciarella on six charges in connection with the March 19 slaying of Courtney Cash at a residence in Baxter.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Man evading arrest bitten by K-9
After a high speed chase including two car crashes and the use of a Taser, it was the bite of a K-9 that enabled the arrest of James Kendall Martin, 32, of Cookeville.
Cookeville Tree Board selling 'gator bags'
Those driving through Cookeville may start to notice bags appearing around young trees.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
4-H'ers 'beefing up' for the fair
The open beef show at the Putnam County Fair should be bigger and better this year.
Woman indicted for making false rape repa
A Cookeville woman has been indicted on one count of false reporting after an investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations.