Putnam County Newswire

Putnam County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Putnam County, TN.

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  1. Regional planners change right-of-way rulesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    The additional right-of-way that Putnam County once required for subdivisions along state highways was removed from the county's subdivision regulations Tuesday night. The additional right-of-way that Putnam County once required for subdivisions along state highways was removed from the county's subdivision regulations Tuesday night.

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  2. Library could reopen Thursday after repairs madeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    ... the unit yesterday evening, and they've been over there this morning testing and so far, everything is good," Putnam County Executive Randy Porter said Wednesday morning. "We're going to continue testing the rest of the day." The Putnam County ...

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  3. Fire departments recognized for smoke detector installationRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    The Putnam County, Cookeville and Baxter fire departments recently participated in the Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office "100 for 100" initiative, which challenged fire departments to install at least 100 free smoke alarms in area homes in a single day. @:"Each alarm installed as part of this effort has potential to save lives," said Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Deputy Commissioner Gary West.

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  4. Children's Museum unveils dentist exhibitRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    ... a Tooth Fairy corner, which lets kids do fairy-related activities, including marking their homes on a map of Putnam County with a pin so the Tooth Fairy knows where to make her next stop. The rest of the exhibit is filled with tooth-related games ...

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  5. Arthur E. HickeyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Herald-Citizen

    ... of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Frank officiating. Interment will follow in Lyge Hickey Cemetery in Putnam County. Arthur was born Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1931, in Silver Point, one of 13 children, to the late James "Sam" Hickey and the late Alma ...

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  6. Seven hospitalized for carbon monoxide exposureRead the original story

    Tuesday | Herald-Citizen

    The Putnam County Library is closed until further notice after seven employees were hospitalized from exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide Monday. The Putnam County Library is closed until further notice after seven employees were hospitalized from exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide Monday.

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  7. 'Pippa' claims pet calendar cover spotRead the original story

    Tuesday | Herald-Citizen

    A six-month-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel will be featured on the cover of the Herald-Citizen's 2017 Putnam County Pet Calendar. A six-month-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel will be featured on the cover of the Herald-Citizen's 2017 Putnam County Pet Calendar.

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  8. Cookeville native stationed in Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Tuesday | Herald-Citizen

    ... are kind of used to it," Tower said. "My middle one started kindergarten this year, and he had a tough time." Putnam County will remember the sacrifices of veterans, as well in a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Veterans ...

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  9. Man wanted for questioning in murder caught hereRead the original story

    Monday Dec 5 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Tramel, public information officer for the THP's Cookeville district. A pursuit ensued, with deputies from the Putnam County Sheriff's Department and officers from the Cookeville Police Department providing assistance. "Information obtained by the ...

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  10. Club highlights history of coinsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 4 | Herald-Citizen

    ... They sit in jars in forgotten corners of closets, collecting dust. However, there is a group in Putnam County that can help brush off those a Rich White, left, and Dennis Wittenberg, president of the Upper Cumberland Coin Club, talk about some of ...

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  11. Tis the most trashy season of allRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 3 | Herald-Citizen

    While shoppers are busy buying decorations and gifts, the flip side of the season is a significant increase in trash. Outside of the holiday season, Putnam County sends 250 tons of trash per day to a landfill, according to a While shoppers are busy buying decorations and gifts, the flip side of the season is a significant increase in trash.

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  12. Stroke telemedicine agreement with Vanderbilt approvedRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Herald-Citizen

    Officials with Cookeville Regional Medical Center are looking ahead to the different changes that Medicare will be requiring in 2017. Officials with Cookeville Regional Medical Center are looking ahead to the different changes that Medicare will be requiring in 2017.

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  13. Tennessee Democrat Party chair visits CookevilleRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Herald-Citizen

    Putnam County Democrats met a week after the presidential election to regroup after losses; now the party's state leadership is asking what can be done differently. Putnam County Democrats met a week after the presidential election to regroup after losses; now the party's state leadership is asking what can be done differently.

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  14. Illegal trash sites get county's attentionRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | Herald-Citizen

    "We're trying to identify illegal tire dumps," said Shannon Reese, executive coordinator of the Keep Putnam County Beautiful Clean Commission. "We've pretty a Martin's Creek was the site of an illegal tire and trash dump that was cleaned up last year.

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  15. Baxter woman now charged with arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Herald-Citizen

    ... felony offenses. Miller is also leading the investigation of the series of arsons in northwestern and western Putnam County for which Micah Kreischer has been charged. In spite of recent rains that have poured more than 2.5 inches onto Putnam ...

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  16. BlueCross Bowl: Cookeville, A Hub For Athletic HospitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... wi-fi system via Spectrum is provided at Tucker Stadium just for the games. The 750 volunteers from throughout Putnam County and the Upper Cumberland region will welcome teams from across the state. The eastern and western parts of the state are ...

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  17. Parades kick off Christsmas this weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Herald-Citizen

    ... slowing going up over the last few weeks. This weekend, the Christmas season can be said to officially begin. Putnam County will hold Christmas parades in each of its four a Santa and Mrs. Claus wave to the crowd during last year's Christmas parade ...

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  18. More arson chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Herald-Citizen

    ... "This is an ongoing investigation that could still result in further charges," said Maj. Terry Hembree of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department's criminal investigation division. The sheriff's department began investigating a series of suspicious ...

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  19. Cookeville gearing up for eighth BlueCross BowlRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Herald-Citizen

    "This is a perfect representation of our community and how much of an effort everyone puts in," Molly Brown, director of public relations and marketing with the Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors Bureau, said. A lot of work has been put into this event since Cookeville landed the contract in 2009 to host the games.

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  20. Rail trail improvements continueRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Herald-Citizen

    ... an Algood Boy Scout troop is interested in cleaning up the section of the trail that runs through Algood, and Putnam County Commissioner Larry Redwine suggested inviting troop leaders to attend the next rail trail authority meeting. Rail trail ...

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