Baxter works to pay for new equipment for firefighters
Firefighters working for both the City of Baxter and the county have been asked to refrain from using their county turnout gear during both jobs.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Scam prize letter and check reported
Apossible "prize winner" scam letter telling the recipient he won money and to cash a check that came with the letter was reported on Tuesday to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Christmas parades start tonight
Floats are being decorated in the holiday spirit and Santa is practicing his "ho, ho, ho," - Christmas parades in Putnam County are this week.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Woman says she was assaulted with shopping cart
A woman says she was assaulted at the Cookeville Walmart store as another shopper "rammed" her buggy into the woman's leg, cutting and bruising her leg.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
County holds senior center funding again
The Cookeville Senior Center's recently reinstated tax-exempt status means it can now receive non-profit funding that was halted by Putnam County commissioners in September.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Baxter firefighters in need of new safety gear
A recent request by the Putnam County Fire Department has the Baxter Fire Department looking for a way to fund more than $27,000 in safety gear for their firefighters.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Building supplies stolen from home under construction
Several thousand dollars worth of building and repair materials were reported stolen from a home on Nashville Highway in Baxter that is under construction.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Buffalo Valley woman killed in Highway 70 crash
A Buffalo Valley woman has passed away from injuries sustained in a crash that occurred on Highway 70 near Baxter last week.
Baxter looks at changing non-resident property owner voting
The Putnam County Election Commission approached the Baxter Board of Mayor and Aldermen recently to address an issue in voting by those who own property in Baxter but do not live in Baxter.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Two arrested on meth charges
Two were arrested Monday morning after an Algood police officer stopped their vehicle and reportedly found meth making items inside.