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McMinnville woman killed in car crash

MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A woman was killed Saturday after fleeing a traffic stop. Tennessee Highway Patrol officials said police spotted 29-year-old Tara Campbell of McMinnville after running a red light at the intersection of US Highway 70 and State Highway 56 in Warren County. McMinnville Police Officer Butler observed Campbell and attempted to conduct a traffic stop.
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Cookeville BZA To Consider Variances For Speedway On Jefferson Ave.

The process to build a Speedway on Cookeville’s Jefferson Avenue set to continue. Cookeville’s Board of Zoning Appeals will consider a variance request at its Thursday night meeting that will allow developers to continue work. Planning Director Jon Ward:. “A variance request has a 12-month period, you either...

Sparta’s Jeff Young Reflects On 12 years As Mayor

Sparta Mayor Jeff Young will end his 12 year administration on September 1st. Jerry Lowery will be sworn in as the new mayor on that day after receiving 59.3 percent of the vote in last week’s election. Young said he was surprised by the results, but it is time to start a new journey.

McMinnville Woman Dies in Saturday Crash

On Saturday afternoon the Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that 29 year-old Tara Campbell was traveling east on the 70S bypass in a 2012 Nissan Altima when she ran a red light. McMinnville Police attempted to stop Campbell, but she fled with police deciding not to pursue. A shot-time later her...

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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WCTE PBS Downtown Film Festival to be held in Cookeville

The third annual WCTE-PBS Downtown Film Festival, in partnership with the Cookeville Performing Arts Center and RiverRun International Film Festival, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This year’s festival will feature a unique collection of films from independent filmmakers across the southeast United States.

Woodbury man sentenced to 3 months for Jan. 6 actions

A Woodbury man has been sentenced to three months in prison for his role January 6th in Washington DC. Matthew Baggott pleaded guilty in April to a count of disorderly and disruptive conduct. Baggott has been sentenced to 3 months incarceration, 1 year of supervised release, 60-hours of community service...

Motlow Celebrates 14 New Paramedic Graduates

Motlow State Community College recognized 14 new paramedics during a graduation ceremony held August 8 in Powers Auditorium on the College’s Moore County campus. “This graduating class has put in a lot of time and effort and proven themselves to take their place among their colleagues in the field,” said Houston Austin, EMS Director at Motlow. “I am very proud of all of their accomplishments. Motlow strives for excellence, and they have definitely achieved that.”

Mrs. Bertie Duke Dickerson

Mrs. Bertie Duke Dickerson, age 84, of South Carthage, died Monday afternoon, August 8 at Riverview Regional in Carthage. She is survived by: children, Radford Duke and wife Melissa of Silver Point, Dorothy Rush and husband Don of Gainesboro, Roy (Teedo) Dickerson and wife Kita of South Carthage, Carol Ann Dickerson Norris of Cincinnati, Ohio; 8 grandchildren, Chris Duke and wife Jennifer, Jessie Dennis, Stephen Duke and wife Keri, Kimberly Grisham, Ben Silcox and wife Elizabeth, Presli Dickerson, Tracie Dennis, Jimmy Law and wife April; 8 great-grandchildren; siblings, Jo Helen Sloan Huddleston of Carthage, Nannie Newberry of Whitleyville, Janice Short and husband Wally of Hermitage Springs, Charlotte Cherry and husband Ricky of Lafayette.

Janice Agee Anderson

Janice Agee Anderson, age 78 of Carthage, TN passed away Monday afternoon, August 8, 2022 at the Quality Center for Rehab and Healing in Lebanon, TN. Janice is in the care of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, TN. Funeral Services for Janice Agee Anderson will be...

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- Typical home value: $373,873 - 1-year price change: +$98,379 (+35.7%) - 5-year price change: +$186,194 (+99.2%) - Metro area: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin

New urologist, cardiologist join Cookeville Regional

COOKEVILLE — There will soon be another Dr. Moore joining the ranks of Cookeville Regional’s medical staff where he will be joined by Dr. Yatsynovich. Dr. Aaron Moore, urologist, is eager to help patients in Cookeville and the region with any urologic problems they may have. “I find...