Kentucky authorities looking for escaped inmate
RICHMOND, Ky. (WEVV) — Authorities in Kentucky are looking for an inmate who escaped custody Monday. Officials with the Kentucky State Police say 43-YEAR-OLD James D. Jackson of Albany, Kentucky, walked away from the Bluegrass Career and Development Center shortly before noon. KSP says Jackson is about 5' 11''...
TPD makes 2 Drug Arrests
The Tompkinsville Police Department made two drug arrests this weekend. Diego Morales of Tompkinsville was served a search warrant at Carter Court Apartments on Friday. K9 Officer Ty Hammer and Officer Tayde Capshaw’s search led to the discovery of 9.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 8 M30 Fentanyl pills, and 2 glass pipes. Morales was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Fentanyl, and Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia.
Legacy of Beloved Tennessee Tech Professor Continues with Posthumous Release of World War I Book
Michael “Birdie” Birdwell, a late professor from Tennessee Tech University, continues to influence and educate through a posthumously released anthology. The book, “Tennessee’s Experience During the First World War,” was published by the University of Tennessee Press. Birdwell, who died in March 2022 from cancer, was a respected figure at Tech, serving for over 20 years and earning many awards.
1991 John Doe ID'ed as Kentucky man
FORT PAYNE — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with various. law enforcement agencies and forensic experts, is pleased to announce the successful. identification of a previously unidentified individual, commonly known as John Doe,. whose skeletal remains were discovered in a wooded area near the intersection of.
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Clay County Girls Game Notice
The Clay County Girls Basketball team will have a Non-conference game with East Robertson(Cross Plains, TN) on 26 February, 2024, None. As of now, Bulldogs has won 0 games and lost 2 games, and the winning rate is 0.
REGION 4-A GIRLS SEMIFINALS: Pickett, Clay County Clinch Substate Berths, Will Meet In The Region Championship
A balanced scoring attack that saw four players finish in double-figures led Pickett County over Clarkrange 72-47, as the Lady Bobcats clinched their spot in the Region 4-A Championship. Seven points from Ella Kate Kiesling and six from Callie Reeder in the first quarter keyed a 19-12 start for the...
CHS’ Brant Kardatzke Signs NLI With Walters State Golf Program
Cookeville senior Brant Kardatzke made his commitment to Walters State official on Friday, as he signed his national letter of intent to join the golf program there upon graduation. It’s an exciting day for Kardatzke, as he says he felt at home at Walters right away. “I’m feeling great,...
Who we think will win the TSSAA Division II basketball championships
The TSSAA Division II state basketball championships will be held Thursday through Saturday at Tennessee Tech's Eblen Center in Cookeville. The DII-AA boys and girls semifinals will be held Thursday beginning at noon (CT). DII-A girls and boys semifinals will be held Friday beginning at noon. The TSSAA Division II basketball championship games...
Bridge company provides update on work between Russell, Clinton counties
Haydon Bridge Company, a subcontractor working on the US 127 project between Russell County and Clinton County, recently released an update on work on the project. The company said the substructure for the Rock Lick Creek Bridge is progressing quickly and they will soon be preparing to set the beams for this bridge.
Announcements - 2/27/24
The Millard Oakley Library will be hosting a Take Your Child to the Library event on Saturday, March 2, from 10:00am until 12:00pm. The Millard Oakley Library will be closed on Tuesday, March 5 for Election Day. Crafters Club Meeting. The Crafters Club will meet at the Millard Oakley Library...
The Results Are In:
In the weekly poll last week, we ask, “What is your go to restaurant in Overton County.” We received over 1,200 votes on our website and even more on Facebook. Wayne’s Grill received 437 votes on the website and multiple mentions on Facebook. At Wayne’s you can find an assortment of burgers, steaks, sandwiches and “Wayne’s Classics” which include catfish, chicken livers, tenders and more. Drive past Wayne’s on a Friday night and you will see a packed parking lot.
Pink Gala event sold out
Event benefits the Upper Cumberland Pink Ribbon Program, which provides free mammograms to hundreds of local residents who cannot afford one. The Pink Gala, one of our region’s premier events scheduled for April 6, has sold out of all available tickets for 2024. The event benefits the Upper Cumberland...
Lady Lakers defeat Monroe County, earn spot in Thursday’s district championship
The Russell County Lady Lakers survived a back-and-forth game with Monroe County last night, winning 53-51 to advance in the 16th District Tournament. The game was back-and-forth throughout, with the Lady Falcons hitting a shot just before the buzzer to take a 27-26 lead into halftime. The Lady Falcons extended...
Region Girls Semifinals - Blackman, Oakland & Eagleville Win
Blackman downs Lebanon 43-38, Oakland stuns Cookeville 66-60 in overtime and Eagleville wins at Richland 47-32. Lyric Mastin had 24 points for the Lady Blaze in the win. Five of those three-pointers. Alonna Poole had 30 points for the Lady Patriots and Amaya Nash poured in 15, 13 of those...
Kentucky Girls High School Basketball: How to Stream the Monroe County High School vs. Russell County High School Game - February 26
On Monday, February 26 at 8:00 PM CT, Monroe County High School plays away from home against Russell County High School. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Monroe County vs. Russell County Game Information. Game...
Today the gas price is close to $3.05 in Burkesville as of 2024-02-26. Find the available 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 Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Clay County neighbors angered as 8,000-head cattle operation seeks permit
CLAY COUTNY, Tenn. (WZTV) — Some neighbors in Clay County say they're outraged at the prospect of living next to upwards of 8,000 cattle. FOX 17 News has confirmed The Browning Land and Cattle Company is the only cattle operation of its size in Tennessee, and it still doesn’t have a permit after more than two years of operating.
REGION 4-4A GIRLS QUARTERFINALS: Cookeville Cruises To 67-17 Victory Over Riverdale; Lady Cavs Advance To Semifinals Vs. Oakland
The Cookeville Lady Cavaliers extended their winning streak to 16 games Friday night as they defeated Riverdale in the Region 4-4A tournament quarterfinals, 67-17. “We talked about coming out and playing our game,” said Cookeville head coach Jamie Gillies. “I told them let’s not wait until halftime to do that tonight. They came out of the gate and played really well, and I’m proud of their effort.”
Prosecutors link several Tennessee opioid cases to two Clay County pharmacies in new court filing
A Clay County pharmacy with a monkey. A Clarksville pastor and doctor accused of running a pill mill. A Smyrna physician overprescribing oxycodone. For years, these cases were siloed. Now, prosecutors have shown for the first time how they are connected. A federal court document filed this month outlines how previously unconnected cases against...
A Taste of Mexico: Discover 8 Unmissable Restaurants in Cookeville
This article presents a curated list of eight Mexican restaurants in Cookeville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!