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Kids Parade Leads Monday’s Red White And Boom Activities In Cookeville

The Upper Cumberland will be busy this Fourth of July Monday with celebrations in Crossville, Livingston, and McMinnville, culminating with Cookeville’s Red White and Boom. A celebration of young people leads off the day with the annual kids parade around the courthouse square. Registration begins Monday morning at 9:15am in the parking lot of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home on Washington Avenue.
COOKEVILLE, TN
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Monterey To Begin Traffic Light Project At Holly And Stratton Intersection

A much anticipated Monterey traffic light project has been approved by the Board of Aldermen. Mayor Nathan Walker said the work would bring back traffic lights at the Holly Street and Stratton Avenue intersection. “I know that a lot of Monterey citizens have been concerned about that, because right now,...
MONTEREY, TN
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The Old Gray Event Center and Amphitheater prepares for inaugural festival

COOKEVILLE – The Old Gray Event Center and Amphitheater held a ribbon cutting with the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce to celebrate its inaugural music festival, Freedom Fest, that is being held July 1-2. The Old Gray is the Upper Cumberland’s newest open-air amphitheater located on over 75 acres at 3781 Monterey Highway, Monterey.
COOKEVILLE, TN
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Roane State names new director of Middle College

A Morgan County native who has made education his career is the new director of Roane State’s Middle College program. Aaron Jones, former principal of the 400-student Wartburg Central High School, started his new position in May. He’s based at the community college’s flagship campus in Roane County and will be traveling throughout Roane State’s service area, meeting with high school students who are prospective Middle College candidates.
ROANE COUNTY, TN
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Monterey man indicted, charged in TBI ICAC investigation

MONTEREY — Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside the Cookeville Police Department and Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, have obtained indictments charging a Monterey man accused of possessing and sharing child sexual abuse material. In April, after receiving information from the Cookeville Police Department’s Internet...
MONTEREY, TN
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Livingston Citizen Group Rents Billboard That Alludes To Missing PD Money

A group called Livingston’s Concerned Citizens has rented a billboard space mocking the missing money situation in Livingston. The sign located on Highway 111 near Rickman reads “Bank of Livingston. Borrow $27,000. Payback 0.” The billboard alludes to the unaccounted missing money from the Livingston Police Department.
LIVINGSTON, TN
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HOOPS: Honeycutt hired at Watertown

WATERTOWN - Former Sunbright High basketball coach Kevon Honeycutt has been hired as the new boys basketball coach at Watertown High School. Honeycutt takes over for Matt Bradshaw who resigned earlier this year after 13 seasons at WHS to head up the boys basketball program at Stewarts Creek High in Rutherford County.
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Monterey To Reopen Firetruck Bids After Criteria Was Not Met

Monterey wants to rebid a ladder truck purchase after just one bid was received. Mayor Nathan Walker said the truck’s age, mileage and condition did not match the city’s criteria. “Buying used equipment of course there is a lot of challenges,” Walker said. “You have to make sure...
MONTEREY, TN
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Man charged with sexual exploitation of minor

MONTEREY, Tenn. (WSMV) - A man was arrested Tuesday for alleged involvement in exploiting a minor. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, alongside the Cookeville Police Department and the Cumberland Sheriff’s Office, obtained indictments charging a man accused of possessing and sharing child sexual abuse material. After receiving information from...
MONTEREY, TN
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Monterey man charged with possessing, sharing child sexual abuse material

MONTEREY, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Monterey man has been charged for possessing and sharing child sexual abuse material. Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), working alongside the Cookeville Police Department and Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, obtained the indictments charging 61-year-old Michael Joe Phillips. In April,...
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Local non-profit breaks ground for home

The Board of Directors of Assurance Development & Management Corporation (ADAM) recently broke ground for a new 3 bedroom/2 bath home on Water Street in Livingston. Livingston Housing Authority (LHA) Executive Director Ken Mabery described ADAM as a 501(c)3 non-profit entity working in partnership with LHA in an attempt to create home ownership and rental opportunities in and near Livingston while revitalizing neighborhoods with new construction.
LIVINGSTON, TN
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Livingston Academy Baseball awards presented

After posting a fine, but not perfect 17-11 record this past baseball season, the Livingston Academy team celebrated with a banquet and awards night. “It was a good season,” LA Coach Jamie Loftis pointed out, “We had some outstanding games, outstanding plays by everyone on the team, but came up a little short when we got to the playoffs. Playoff ball is quite different from regular season play,” the coach pointed out. “In the playoffs, you need a good strong pitching staff for three or four games in a row. We got outstanding pitching from our pitchers during the regular season, but when we had to go several days in a row, it caught up with us.”
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