Monterey, TN

Algood Officers Save Man Overdosing On Heroin Using Narcan

Two Algood police officers saved the life of a man who had overdosed on heroin Friday evening. Police Chief Dale Armour said the department has partnered with the local drug coalition to receive training on administering Narcan. He said opioid treatment is the first line of defense when officers see an individual in need.
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Interim Chief Smith: LPD Excited About Progress

Morale is up at the Livingston Police Department. That’s according to Interim Chief Ray Smith. He said after much turmoil, the department is excited about its progress and about the future. “When you talk about morale, just knowing there is a forward motion gives encouragement that there will be...
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Monterey Aldermen Approve Purchase Of Used Patrol Vehicles

The Monterey Police Department will purchase two used patrol vehicles in the coming weeks. Chief Bill Randolph said a combination of a newly hired officer and aging vehicles caused the need. “We got four new Durangos last year and are expected to order some more new ones later on in...

Tullahoma Golf Teams play in Cookeville Tournament

The Tullahoma golf teams competed in the Cookeville Early Bird tournament on Monday, with (15) boys’ teams and (11) girls’ teams!!. The Lady Cats finished 4th as a team, with Gracie Hicks placing 6th individually. The Wildcats scored a 362, 12 strokes better than their last tournament a...

Obit – Ms. Kim Papagna

Ms. Kim Papagna, a licensed Practical Nurse of Baxter, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center at 6:15 a.m. Monday morning, August 1, 2022, after suffering a fatal heart attack at her Mother’s Dyer Ridge Road home. Ms. Papagna was 60. Bro. Lanny Thomas officiated...

Five Memorable Sets from Sound Haven 2022

Sound Haven was filled with so much underground bass music talent this year, so here are five of our top sets from the weekend. Sound system culture was stronger than ever as bass surrounded the Catoosa Event Center at this year’s edition of Sound Haven. Jamestown, Tennessee, was the place to be July 28-31 for anyone who has a deep appreciation for the underground bass scene. The multi-day festival hosted a stacked lineup of talent with artists at all stages of their careers ranging from Rusko and Detox Unit to Engix and Mythm taking the stage.

Tax Free Holiday For Food Items Happening Now

Grocery stores across the Upper Cumberland already experiencing a busy start to August as some food items are tax free until the end of the month. The General Assembly passed the sales tax holiday as relief for citizens earlier this summer. Food City District Manager Steven Jones said meat and non-perishable items expected to be hot items at its Cookeville location.

Roger Lee “Roddy” Scott, Deer Lodge

Mr. Roger Lee “Roddy” Scott, age 65 of Deer Lodge passed away Friday, August 5, 2022, at his home. He enjoyed deer hunting and fishing and watching his son dirt track racing. He was preceded in death by his parents Johnnie & Pearl Scott, brothers Terry Scott and...

Cookeville Water Quality Control Department Renews Letters Of Engagement

Cookeville’s Water Quality Control Department renewed its engagement letter for legal representation in two matters. Director Barry Turner said one matter centers on a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit and appeal. He said there have been questions about the legality of the treatment process known as “blending.”

Cookeville Man Dies in Crash

A 70-year-old Cookeville man lost his life in a pickup truck crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 56 near Center Hill Lake. Trooper Bobby Johnson of the Tennessee Highway Patrol said Phillip Smith was traveling north in a 2016 Nissan Frontier when he ran off the left side of the road and struck a rock bluff head on. Smith died at the scene.

Golden Eagle soccer secures United Soccer Coaches College Team Academic Award

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Year in and year out the Tennessee Tech soccer team has flexed its academic muscles, collecting a wealth of awards thanks to the club's customary achievement in the classroom. Before play on the pitch officially kicks off in 2022, Tech can once again revel in its scholarly success after the squad secured another impressive accolade.

2021-22 OVC Academic Medal of Honor awarded to 23 Tech student-athletes

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference announced that 283 student-athletes have earned the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the 2021-22 academic year. This year, Tennessee Tech student-athletes claimed 23 of the 283 awards. Tech's 23 recipients of the OVC Academic Medal of Honor represent the third-highest total...