17 hrs ago
Baxter man charged with stealing from employer
A Baxter man has been charged with stealing from his employer, according to warrants on file in general sessions court of Putnam County.
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21 hrs ago
Mission director retiring tomorrow
Larry Self and his wife Betty will be both celebrating 38 years of being the directors of the Cookeville Rescue Mission and bidding the mission a fond farewell as they officially retire tomorrow.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Three with marijuana charged in recent cases
A Monterey woman was jailed Saturday after police say they found three packages of marijuana under the seat of her vehicle.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Alleged TV shoplifter arrested
He ditched the TV he was attempting to steal and fled the scene, police say. But Cody C. Lockett, 22, was stopped a short distance away and arrested on a theft charge.
Man charged with 5th DUI
A Cookeville man who had been charged with driving under the influence on four previous occasions was charged for a fifth time over the weekend.
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.
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.