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Blue Ribbon Ceremony in planning stages
Planning for the 2014 Putnam County Blue Ribbon Ceremony are, seated, from left, Janie Rice of CASA, Jessica Tucker of DCS and Rita Turnipseed and Judy Greenwood, both of Casa.
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Does Putnam County have a coroner?
From staff reports QUESTION: "Does Putnam County have a coroner or medical examiner? If so, who are they and how are they selected? How long do they serve?" ANSWER: Randy Porter, Putnam County EMS/911 director, answered this question: "Putnam County has both a medical examiner and coroner.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Potential candidates continue picking up petitions for August elections
The number of potential candidates receiving petitions for the August county general election is picking up with the qualifying now less than a month away.
Home Show wraps up today
Deuel White of Deuel's Creative Photography has his own booth at the show but was also photographing all the other booths as well.
Familiar face appointed to UT Extension office directorship
Michelle Parrott, family and consumer sciences agent, has been named the new director for the Putnam County UT Extension office.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
City applying for home rehab grant
By BRITTANY STOVALL HERALD-CITIZEN Staff COOKEVILLE - Like other governmental entities within the county, the City of Cookeville is applying for a grant that will rehabilitate dilapidated homes and that will not require a match from the city - and that will also be at no cost to the homeowner.
Monterey quits Trail Authority
Monterey is part of the Putnam County Rail Trail Authority no longer. That was the decision of the board of mayor and aldermen last night when members approved a resolution to withdraw, saying Monterey saw no benefits from being included.
Traffic stop leads to drug charges
By BAILEY DARROW HERALD-CITIZEN Staff PUTNAM COUNTY - A Carthage woman stopped for displaying expired tags on her vehicle has been charged with possession of drug items.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Two men indicted for theft of storm gates from company
Two men were recently indicted on the charge of theft of over $10,000 but under $60,000 for allegedly stealing materials from a Cookeville highway construction company.
Cookeville Police to concentrate on seatbelt safety
Only about 68 percent of people traveling in the front seat of vehicles inside the City of Cookeville are wearing a seatbelt and about 85 percent of back seat passengers are, according to recent surveys done by the Cookeville Police Department.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Traffic stop brings drug charges
A Cookeville teen who failed to stop at a stop sign ended up with drug charges, police say.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
@White=[C] Man asks to be taken to jail
According to Officer Brian Long's report, Timothy R. Kelly, of North Hickory Avenue, called the police department yesterday evening "requesting that we take him to jail due to the cold weather."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Vehicle search brings meth charge
Deputies searching two vehicles over the weekend found methamphetamine lab components.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Stites appointed to TBR as 6th District rep
NASHVILLE Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed John D. Stites II of Cookeville to the Tennessee Board of Regents as the representative of the Sixth Congressional District.
Farris now sole candidate for sheriff
It appears there is a new sheriff in town. Eddie Farris is now the sole candidate left to take over as Putnam County's sheriff - two of the three election candidates vying for the office have dropped out of the race.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Shoplifter arrested at clothing store here
A Sparta woman who allegedly attempted to steal more than $500 worth of clothing items from the Kohl's department store Thursday was arrested.
Brush fires keep county crews busy
Two brush fires that started in the county yesterday kept crews busy. At Bunker Hill and Burgess School Road, a resident was burning brush when the fire "got away from him" and Putnam County Fire Department responded to help get the blaze under control, officials said.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
School system recommended for reaccreditation
Lead AdvancED Accreditation Evaluator Pat Summers presents the findings of an outside evaluation of Putnam County schools completed this week to the school board.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
THP officer placed on leave pending Metro investigation
A Tennessee Highway Patrol officer has been placed on leave as Metro Police continues a criminal investigation against him.
Care giver blamed for frozen chicken theft
An in-home care giver reportedly stole food from her patient, including frozen chicken.