Putnam County Newswire (Page 5)

Putnam County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Putnam County, TN. (Page 5)

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  1. Two arrested after high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... including a pregnant woman, in the process. And the man's passenger was a 28-year-old Sparta man wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department for reportedly assaulting a pregnant woman he knew on Monday and causing her to go into labor. Robert ...

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  2. Non-profit requests heardRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    The Putnam County Budget Committee last night heard from representatives of several non-profit groups requesting funds from the county as they get closer to making decisions about the county budget for the next fiscal year that begins a COOKEVILLE - The Putnam County Budget Committee last night heard from representatives of several non-profit groups requesting funds from the county as they get closer to making decisions about the county budget for the next fiscal year that begins July 1. Government-supported groups including the Cookeville Senior Citizens, Putnam County Library, Cookeville-Putnam County Animal Shelter and Putnam County CASA are requesting an additional $53,530 over what they received last year.

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  3. Man who ran from courthouse yesterday still at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    A Cookeville man apparently unprepared for a charge that would send him to jail ran from a Putnam County General Sessions Courtroom yesterday. COOKEVILLE - A Cookeville man apparently unprepared for a charge that would send him to jail ran from a Putnam County General Sessions Courtroom yesterday.

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  4. Council to decide Trails projectsRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... are involved in the Rails with Trails project. In addition to Cookeville, they include the city of Algood and Putnam County. The city of Monterey was originally involved but later excluded itself from the full contract. It is expected that the ...

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  5. Wednesday deadline for write-in candidatesRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Williams. Local offices to be elected in the August election include the 1st, 3rd and 5th districts of the Putnam County School Board, two seats on the Algood City Council; the mayor and two aldermen in Baxter; the mayor and four aldermen in ...

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  6. WCTE and school partners combating the 'summer slide'Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... serves as project manager of the community outreach program Ready To Learn through a partnership between the Putnam County School System and the local WCTE PBS television station. "We want to stop that by making sure parents are aware of all the ...

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  7. Three wrecks Friday, Saturday send three to Vandy, five to CRMCRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    The weekend got off to a hazardous start with a rollover wreck on Interstate 40 in Putnam County Friday afternoon, and the pattern continued Saturday with a head-on collision in Algood and a motorcycle wreck on Burgess Falls a COOKEVILLE - The weekend got off to a hazardous start with a rollover wreck on Interstate 40 in Putnam County Friday afternoon, and the pattern continued Saturday with a head-on collision in Algood and a motorcycle wreck on Burgess Falls Road. And one person from each of those wrecks was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of critical injuries.

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  8. Original play a community effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    When the lights go up on the Cookeville Performing Arts stage in July, audiences will be getting the chance to see a musical written by a Cookeville playwright, directed by Cookeville directors and populated with actors and backstage a From left, Maggie listens as her mother and friends describe the unpleasant bodily effects of getting older. COOKEVILLE - When the lights go up on the Cookeville Performing Arts stage in July, audiences will be getting the chance to see a musical written by a Cookeville playwright, directed by Cookeville directors and populated with actors and backstage professionals from all over Putnam County.

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  9. Employees working to get reconfigured Cornerstone ready for new school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... the school." Those groups include Cornerstone Elementary staff members, the school maintenance department, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department and PSI Probation, who have completed a significant amount of interior painting and preparations. "The ...

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  10. Billy Paul NelsonRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... and Sunday, from noon until time of service at the funeral home. He was born Wednesday, July 31, 1940, in Putnam County, Tennessee to the late Jesse Ben Nelson and Emma Idell Eldridge Nelson. Billy Paul worked various jobs over the years, drove ...

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  11. Who's in charge of cemetery care?Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Cemetery. Neighbors concerned about the maintenance of that cemetery, which may be one of the oldest in Putnam County, contacted the Herald-Citizen recently in an attempt to discover who is responsible for caring for the burial site on both sides of ...

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  12. Monterey precinct moved to high schoolRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... and checked 10 percent of the new voter registrations that have been processed over the past few months. Putnam County has seen a total of 1,124 new voters register since March, bringing the county's total number of registered voters to 41,235. The ...

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  13. Child seat check to be held Friday afternoonRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    A child seat checkpoint will be held on Friday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Cookeville Walmart. The event is being presented by the Cookeville Police Department and Putnam County Emergency Management Agency, in addition to the a Cookeville Police Officer Kyle Farley checks a child safety seat to see that it is properly installed.

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  14. Algood council rejects outside auditorRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... and charitable organizations for fiscal year 2016-2017 were approved. The largest contributions went to the Putnam County Library system in the amount of $14,500, Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency's Meals on Wheels program in the amount of ...

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  15. Neglected properties in hands of county attorneyRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    The majority of 21 properties cited for violations under the new County Powers Act were handed to the county attorney Monday night for further action after being reviewed by the Putnam County Health and Safety Standards a COOKEVILLE - The majority of 21 properties cited for violations under the new County Powers Act were handed to the county attorney Monday night for further action after being reviewed by the Putnam County Health and Safety Standards Board. Putnam County Executive Randy Porter guided board members through a list of properties that neighbors had complained about, including photos and correspondence with property owners who have failed to clean up their properties within the 30 days requested.

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  16. County board to review property complaintsRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    The board established earlier this year to review and assess fines for neglected properties in Putnam County will meet this afternoon to consider action against property owners who have not cleaned a COOKEVILLE - The board established earlier this year to review and assess fines for neglected properties in Putnam County will meet this afternoon to consider action against property owners who have not cleaned up. Putnam County residents have called to complain about 91 properties in the county since the new County Powers Act went into effect in January, and at least 14 of those have not been cleaned up, prompting members of the Putnam County Health and Safety Standards Board to consider further action.

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  17. Class rank redesign proposedRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    A change in the way graduating seniors are ranked by eliminating the top 10 percent, valedictorian, salutatorian and third honor designations and replacing it with a Latin system similar to the way college a COOKEVILLE - A change in the way graduating seniors are ranked by eliminating the top 10 percent, valedictorian, salutatorian and third honor designations and replacing it with a Latin system similar to the way college graduates are recognized was presented to the Putnam County School Board last week.

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  18. Single family construction picking upRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    Cookeville and Putnam County is experiencing growing pains, as seen by the number of residential and commercial developments that are underway. The Gables at Veterans, apartments that consist of one, two and three bedrooms, reflect just how much Cookeville and the Putnam County area is growing.

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  19. Master Gardeners share their knowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    Before Nancy Snope was the president of the Putnam County Master Gardeners, she tried her hand at gardening for the first time by planting something she thought would be easy to care for - zucchini. Sure a Tennessee Coneflower is a must-have perennial for a butterfly garden, with rose purple flowers and orange center cones.

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  20. Speeding leads to drug arrestRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... in Franklin, was charged with possession of a controlled substance in the incident. According to a report by Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Richard Cobble, he noticed a silver Honda Accord speeding on Interstate 40 between Cookeville and Monterey on ...

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