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Several Cookeville High School students and parents were concerned Wednesday morning when the odor of natural gas began seeping through the building, but the issue... [Read More]
The Putnam County Election Commission Wednesday talked about the possibility of closing some voting precincts in an effort to be more efficient.Administrator of Elections Debbie... [Read More]
School officials have now identified the problem that caused the smell of natural gas to waft through the vents at Cookeville High School Wednesday. ... [Read More]
'There's never a dull moment.'That's what Jamie Allison, Upperman Middle School Teacher of the Year, says that she loves about teaching. 'First and foremost, I love... [Read More]
Some 700 homes in Putnam County still have to rely on sometimes unreliable springs and wells to provide water, but County Mayor Randy Porter hopes... [Read More]
A committee of the Putnam County Commission Monday discussed the pros and cons of adopting a proposal that would automatically increase their pay each year... [Read More]
Editor's note: The Herald-Citizen is featuring elementary level Teachers of the Year today. A story about middle school and high school Teachers of the Year... [Read More]
In the face of an ongoing shortage of emergency medical service workers, the Putnam County Commission may reconsider relaxing a rule against dating among employees.The commission's... [Read More]
White County school officials say they are hesitant to comment about the ongoing investigation of a Woodland Park Pre-K teacher who may have been involved... [Read More]
When more than 50 Tennesseans traveled to Washington D.C. for the swearing-in of newly elected Sixth District Rep. John Rose of Cookeville, he faced something... [Read More]
Putnam County commissioners are working to update their rules of operation to better reflect the way they do business in 2019.For example, one of the... [Read More]
The director of the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center has issued a formal response to  a letter printed recently in the Herald-Citizen, alleging that she ordered... [Read More]
Classes were canceled Friday at Cookeville High School because of issues with the school's heating system.'Due to continued issues relating to the boiler at CHS... [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]