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‘Operation Omega’ leads to 18 drug-related arrests in Putnam County, Jackson County
A year-long investigation focused on the sale of illegal drugs, mainly in the western part of Putnam County near Jackson County, resulted in more than a dozen arrests this week, according to authorities.
Tennessee Tech Graduate and Local Resident Becomes Successful Off-Road Vehicle Entrepreneur
Jake Burkey, a graduate of Tennessee Tech University, is the CEO of Busted Knuckle Off Road, a company based in Alabama that produces off-road vehicles and parts. The company, led by the Columbia, Tennessee native, generates around $6 million annually, manufacturing high-powered off-road vehicles and various vehicle parts. Burkey's interest in off-road vehicles started in his teens when he began modifying his Jeep.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Monterey as of 2023-12-01. 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 Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in cookeville, TN
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.
Moonshine Daze Festival: Honoring Celina's Prohibition-Era Legacy and Culture
Celina, Tennessee, is home to a unique celebration of its Prohibition-era heritage—the Moonshine Daze Festival. This annual event is more than a nod to the days of illicit moonshine production; it's an all-encompassing festival that celebrates the historical and cultural fabric of Middle Tennessee. Visitors can sample legal moonshine from local distilleries like Short Mountain, enjoy live music, and participate in an assortment of activities that capture the town's indomitable spirit and promote local tourism.
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...
Fight broke out at high school football semifinals in Fentress Co. on Friday, leading to players ejected
FENTRESS COUNTY, Tenn. — A fight broke out at a state semifinal high school football game on Friday. Pushing and punching interrupted the game between York Agricultural Institute and East Robertson in the fourth quarter. Two players from York and one from East Robertson were ejected, according to TSSAA....
Tennessee High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Putnam County Today - December 1
If you're looking for how to stream high school basketball in Putnam County, Tennessee today, we've got what you need below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Putnam County, Tennessee High School Boys Basketball Games...
Don't Miss Out on Cookeville's Ultimate Collectors' Event, SOLE SEARCH
Get ready, Cookeville! The Sat, Dec 02 · 1pm - 5pm calendar slot is one you won't want to miss out on! The much-anticipated event, 'SOLE SEARCH', is all set to take place at the Cookeville Community Center Building, 240 Carlen Drive, Cookeville, TN 38501.
UCBJ Lists: November new business listings
Putnam County – The following is a list of the 42 new businesses licensed in Putnam County for November 2023. There were 21 new retail businesses licensed, along with 21 manufacturing/services businesses. Licenses down from 53 last month. 7 Brew Coffee and Wafflelicious highlight list. List courtesy of Putnam...
‘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.
King pens editorial on Governor’s Education Freedom Scholarship Act
Putnam County – Putnam County Director of Schools Corby King’s response to Educational Freedom Scholarship Act follows:. “I agree with Governor Lee’s statement, “Access to high-quality education has the power to change the trajectory of a child’s life forever.” Our public schools provide that access and opportunity for all children. We have excellent public schools and teachers in Putnam County who carry out the daily mission of providing “Outstanding, first-rate instruction and support for every student in our district.” Our public funding should bolster and support the programs we provide in our public schools. Sending the funding to other sources sends the message that they can provide better services. What metrics will determine the better service provider?
Cookeville City Council Announces 2024 Meeting Schedule: Invites Local Residents to Participate
The Cookeville City Council in Tennessee has announced its meeting schedule for 2024. Regular meetings are set for the first and third Thursdays of each month at 5:30 p.m. These will be held at the Cookeville Municipal Building at 45 East Broad Street.
East Tennessee High School Football Semifinals Are Stopped by A Fight!
In a startling turn of events, what began as a competitive high school football semifinal in East Tennessee quickly devolved into chaos. The game, featuring York Agricultural Institute and East Robertson High, was abruptly disrupted by a violent brawl. The unexpected eruption of hostility on the field led to several players being ejected and a temporary halt in the game.
Home2Suites celebrating early success at new Cookeville location
Cookeville – Home2Suites by Hilton (HSH) in Cookeville, owned by NKH Hotels LLC (NKH) and operated by Image Hotel Management (IHM), is holding a Grand Opening Thursday Dec. 7. to celebrate the community and early success with the Cookeville–Putnam County Chamber of Commerce (Chamber). The hotel officially opened...
Cookeville lighting community Christmas tree Sunday
15-minute lightshow synchronized to Christmas music will follow. Cookeville – Oh, Christmas tree. Oh, Christmas tree. This Sunday, Dec. 3 Cookeville will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at Dogwood Park. Lighting will begin at 6 p.m. Jake Hoot, the TTU Trombone Choir and children’s choirs from Capshaw, Prescott, Cornerstone, Northeast, Cane Creek, Park View and Burks elementary schools will perform following the lighting.
Kickstart hosting grand opening in Cookeville
KS offers loaded teas, custom soft drinks and coffees. Cookeville – This Friday Kickstart Cookeville (KS), a family-owned and operated drive-thru drink shop at 148 W. Jackson Street in Cookeville is hosting the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and the public for a grand opening this Friday, Dec. 1.
Upperman football in first final while mourning death of biggest fan, who collapsed on field after semifinal
Cheers were still cutting through the cold night from a rowdy Upperman fan base experiencing a new rush. In 90 years of football, the Bees had never captured a TSSAA football championship game berth before. Upperman coach Adam Caine sensed the moment too. Less than five minutes after Upperman’s 21-14...
UCHRA to hold commodities distribution
Project is funded under a grant contract with the state. Putnam County – The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Putnam County Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Hope Church in Algood. Extra amounts will be passed out for...
Sgt. Alvin C. York: Shaping the Future of Rural Education in America
The Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute in Jamestown, Tennessee, is more than just an educational facility; it's a living tribute to the vision of its founder, the esteemed war hero Sgt. Alvin C. York. Conceived in 1926, the institute was York's answer to the dearth of educational opportunities for rural children. Despite facing the tumultuous period of the Great Depression and political resistance, York's unwavering dedication ensured the school's establishment and survival, leading to the state's governance in 1937.