Year-long drug investigation results in 11 arrests in Putnam County, more expected
PUTNAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — Eleven individuals were arrested Tuesday after a year-long drug investigation in Putnam County. The Putnam County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit conducted the investigation known as "Operation Omega" on individuals selling illegal drugs, predominately in Western Putnam County near Jackson County. The sheriff's office reports,...
Traffic stop leads to seizure of 66 pounds of pot in Cookeville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper stopped a car for speeding but ended up seizing more than 50 pounds of marijuana as a result. THP said a trooper stopped a vehicle on Interstate 40 in Putnam County Tuesday for speeding. That traffic stop led to the discovery...
‘It was crazy’: Video shows sparks flying during multi-county chase
A pursuit through multiple counties was caught on camera before ending in Hermitage with the driver behind bars.
These cookeville, TN based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around cookeville.
Newly opened!! Experience elegance and modern charm at 1854 COCKTAIL BAR & LOUNGE in Cookeville
A guide of exploration based on authentic user feedback:. The 1854 Cocktail Bar & Lounge, located in Cookeville, has introduced an element of elegance and refinement to the local food and beverage industry. This venue exudes an enticing blend of modern coolness and an alluring retro charm, adding depth to the overall guest experience. The menu is both varied and interesting, boasting a range of classic cocktails, innovative beverages, and scrumptious snacks.
Map to the Lights
We will continue updating the map as we get new submissions! Keep those submissions rolling in!. The map contains house in Overton, Clay and Jackson counties, each county has it's own icon. Livingston is the single present. Clay is the gift bag. Jackson is the stack of presents.
Cookeville's Annual Merry & Bright Tour of Lights: A Festive Tradition for Local Families
The Merry and Bright Tour of Lights in Cookeville provides an opportunity for locals and visitors to view Christmas light displays around the city. The tour features 20 homes participating in the annual Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge. A free map for the Tour of Lights, including a family-friendly scavenger hunt, is available. The event is organized by Cookeville’s Leisure Services and the Upper Cumberland Association of Realtors (UCRA).
Sandy Hook families offer to settle Alex Jones' $1.5B legal debt for minimum of $85M
Families of children and educators killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have made an offer to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay only a fraction of the $1.5 billion in legal judgments they won against him.
Hicks Achieved Master Board Member Status
The Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) recognized Overton County’s Jarman Hicks, as well as six other school board members who earned Master Board Member status. To become a master school board member Hick earned 185 credits in the appropriate categories and submitted a portfolio that received at least 25 out of 30 possible points. The portfolio consists of sample policies, references from colleagues, self-evaluation, presentations, advocacy and a written essay.
CRMC extension project groundbreaking set for this week
Project will cost $17 million and the medical center will go from 269 to 309 beds. Cookeville – On Dec. 1, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) will break ground on an expansion project set to bring 40 additional patient beds to the hospital. The project is called the 4...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.64 and $2.95 in Cookeville as of 2023-11-29. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Awaken Your Taste Buds: Top 4 Breakfast & Brunch Spots in Cookeville
This article presents a guide to four exceptional breakfast and brunch spots in Cookeville. Have you had the chance to visit any of these places? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences in the comments section below.
Savor the Flavor: Cookeville's 4 Must-Try Barbeque Destinations
In this article, we're exploring four outstanding barbeque spots in Cookeville. Have you had the chance to taste the flavors at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
Matheney taking medical leave
Ben Herron named interim principal at White Plains Academy. Putnam County – Joe Joe Matheney is taking a medical leave of absence as principal at White Plains Academy (WPA). Matheney notified WPA staff this morning about his health and personal issues and his upcoming medical leave. “It has been...
Lenoir City pair Trailblazers
Two Lenoir City natives have been named Trailblazers for Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. Riley Davis, a senior chemical engineering major, and Cailey Martin, a sophomore political science major, are among the select group for the 2023-2024 year. The Trailblazers program brings together top TTU students to lead personalized campus tours for prospective students and their families. ...
Cookeville-based Firm Funds Tech Nursing Students' Practical Trip to Belize
Professor Melissa Geist and Associate Professor Jennifer Mabry will lead a group of nursing students from Tech to Belize in December. This is not the first time Geist has led such a trip to the Central American country. The students will gain practical experience in the village of Punta Gorda.
⚠️77-Year-Old Man Missing in Monterey, Overton County
Ronnie Lee Sapp, a 77-year-old resident of Overton County was reported missing today. The report was filed on 11/23/2023, at 20:39. Mr. Sapp measures 6 feet tall, weighs approximately 201 lbs., and has grey hair along with brown eyes. He was reportedly last seen in Monterey, wearing a green sweatshirt, blue jeans, and green shoes.
Tennessee Tech to Host Free Public Event with Bestselling Author Silas House
Tennessee Tech University's Center Stage is set to host an event featuring bestselling author Silas House. The 'Evening with the Author' event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the university's Backdoor Playhouse. House is known for his novel 'Lark Ascending,' which won the 2023 Southern Book Prize and the 2023 Nautilus Book Award.
Dale Hollow Lake: A Pristine Paradise for Outdoor Enthusiasts and Anglers
Nestled in the rolling hills of Alpine, Dale Hollow Lake stands as a beacon for outdoor lovers and fishing aficionados. With its crystal-clear waters and unspoiled shoreline, the lake holds a storied place in the heart of nature enthusiasts. It's not just the tranquil environment that draws visitors, but also the lake's reputation for world-class smallmouth bass fishing—a legacy immortalized by David L. Hayes' record-breaking catch.
Gainesboro Courthouse: A Monument of Heritage in the Cumberland Mountains
Nestled in the picturesque Cumberland Mountains, the Historic Gainesboro Courthouse proudly stands as a beacon of heritage and history in Jackson County, Tennessee. Built in 1927 and designed by the architectural firm Tisdale, Pinson & Stone of Nashville, this Modern Art Deco building is not only a monument to the past but also continues to serve as a functioning courthouse. Its listing on the National Register of Historic Places ensures the preservation of its unique charm and the stories it holds within its walls.