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Flooded roads, basements and businesses — the result of days of heavy rainfall — were reported throughout the town of Monterey last month, and members... [Read More]
A Putnam County property owner is facing potential fines if they don't clean up their property in the next few weeks.In a legal notice published... [Read More]
Nearly three decades after he was diagnosed with HIV, Harold 'Scottie' Scott is, somewhat to his surprise, still alive and still working to educate the... [Read More]
The Tennessee Supreme Court will be deciding a Putnam County case involving a dispute over whether a 31-year prison sentence was appropriate for a man... [Read More]
As the 13th Judicial District Recovery and Veterans Treatment Court celebrated another graduation and phase advancement ceremony this week, court officials lauded the success rate... [Read More]
'My happiness is no longer in control of other people.''Suicide doesn't take your pain away. It just passes it on to everyone else.'Those were among... [Read More]
The Putnam County Commission Monday avoided what could have been a contentious debate over a series of committee appointments after several commissioners voluntarily withdrew their... [Read More]
Cookeville area residents interested in learning about plans for the development of several area state parks are being invited to a series of public meetings... [Read More]
Some of the hangars at the Upper Cumberland Regional Airport have been having electrical issues.Airport manager Dean Selby told the airport board Tuesday that the... [Read More]
The Putnam County school system has implemented a new way for parents and others to give them tips about potentially dangerous situations.In an email sent... [Read More]
August was another booming month for construction in Putnam County.County Executive Randy Porter said 29 building permits worth $4.5 million were issued during the month. 'For... [Read More]
Substantially increased visitation at two state natural areas in Putnam County is putting pressure on park managers who have to maintain those resources.'Our visitation has... [Read More]
Putnam County will no longer allocate school fees to individual classroom teachers after being advised by an auditor that it was illegal to do so.In... [Read More]
'Seventeen years later, we will not forget.'Those were the words of Baxter Police Chief Danny Holmes as he offered a prayer for those injured or... [Read More]
With a deadline quickly approaching, the Monterey Board of Mayor and Aldermen this week voted to approve a last-minute resolution to apply for a grant... [Read More]
The Monterey Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution Monday officially setting the town's property tax rate at $1.33. The rate is higher than the... [Read More]
The scheduled trial of a lawsuit over access to the popular Bee Rock natural area was called off after the plaintiffs decided to 'non-suit' the... [Read More]
The first decisions to be made by the new Putnam County Commission will involve who should serve in leadership roles in county government committees.'Just realize,... [Read More]
A lawsuit over access to the popular rock-climbing destination known as Bee Rock is scheduled to be heard Tuesday in Putnam County Chancery Court.Bobby Walker,... [Read More]
The second degree murder conviction of a Putnam County man has been upheld once again by the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, which has denied... [Read More]