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Hearings in aggravated robbery set for Ja
Two men accused of six counts of aggravated robbery in connection with an incident last weekend at a residence on Chestnut Avenue in which items were taken from six people at gunpoint remain in jail.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Cookeville man bonds out after trying to run over deputies
PUTNAMa SCOUNTYa S- A Cookeville man is free today on a $75,000 bond after being arrested on seven charges yesterday, including shooting at his wife and son as they drove away.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Man held in bar knifing
Officer Ryan Acuff, of the Cookeville Police Department, arrested a Cookeville man last week for an incident involving a knife at Rodeo Bob's in May. According to the police report, Officer Jimmy Blankenship was flagged down by several employees of Rodeo Bob's while he was patrolling the parking lot area there on May 30. The employee told police ... (more)
Music in the park
Cookeville Community Band director Robert Jager conducts the band during its rendition of "God Bless America" on Monday night at Dogwood Park.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Two men arrested on aggravated robbery charges
Kevin Tarius Boone and Kalen Shelton Miller were arrested yesterday and both charged with six counts of aggravated robbery.
Children's Theatre presents 'Fiddler on the Roof'
Samuel Sullivan is the fiddler on the roof in the play by the same name at the Cookeville Children's Theatre.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Stew was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Middle Tennessee. He currently lives in Nashville with his wife and daughter.
New animal shelter looking for volunteers, donations
With the new Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter projected to be finished by November of this year, the shelter staff and Friends of Putnam County Animals are looking to recruit volunteers to help out at the new facility when it opens.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Police out in full force for holiday
Cookeville Police Department traffic division officers such as Maj. Mark Maxwell will be out in full force on the roads looking for impaired drivers and other traffic violators this holiday weekend.
Man arrested after found in possession oa
Matthew David Brown, of Crawford, was found to be in possession of several different drugs and a handgun, resulting in an arrest last week for possession for resale and unlawful possession of a weapon.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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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 01, 2014
Little Patriot Parade returns July 4
The fifth annual Little Patriot Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 4, for children ages birth through grade 3 to show their patriotic pride at the Courthouse Square in Cookeville.
Campbell arrested for second time in Juna
Christopher Shane Campbell was arrested for the second time in the month of June on Sunday for the initiation of methamphetamine manufacture.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
City council expected to consider two ordinances tonight
The Cookeville City Council is expected to vote on two ordinances at tonight's city council meeting.
YMCA expands breast cancer support program
This July, the Putnam County Family YMCA will be working with the Sparta White County Family YMCA to expand the Go Pink Program - formerly called the ABC Program - into the White County area.
Carr arrested on three additional charges while out on bond
Charles Carr was arrested yesterday on three additional charges - aggravated assault, joyriding and driving on a suspended or revoked license.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Vets help vets deal with end-of-life issues
It's a situation some local hospice care volunteers would like to see less of - especially among veterans who are terminally ill - because these volunteers happen to be vets themselves and understand that for many nearing the end of their life, those dark memories can sometimes resurface.
Be careful with fireworks
PUTNAM COUNTYa S- As citizens bring out sparklers, bottle rockets and firecrackers for this week's Independence Day celebrations, they are being urged to remember fire safety and fireworks regulations.
Commercial interest picking up in Cookeville
"We've had more requests for information than we have had in maybe five years," James Mills, Cookeville planning director, said.