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Author Archives: Rafferty Cleary

Crossville Council Votes To Extend Contract For City Manager

The Crossville City Council voted Tuesday to extend city manager Greg Wood’s contract. Councilwoman Pamela Harris said keeping Wood as the city manager would be beneficial for Crossville. ““I just feel like it would show some consistency and continuity going forward and we need that,” Harris said. The contract will keep Wood as city manager until March 2020. “He’s done ... Read More »

Monterey Police To Get New Duty Weapons

The Monterey police Department will get a few new duty weapons in the near future. Mayor Bill Wiggins said confiscated weapons will help with the purchase. “They are short two duty weapons and need a few more long guns,” Mayor Bill Wiggins said. ” Monterey Police Chief Bill Randolph said there will be no cost to the city. He said ... Read More »

Meth Seized During Traffic Stop

Cumberland County authorities seized 125-grams of meth during a traffic stop on Highway 70 Saturday. Police have charged 35-year-old Shaun Thomas Rosamond of Crossville with manufacture, sale, and delivery of drugs. Rosamond’s bond is set at $200,000 and he’s being held at the Cumberland County Jail. Read More »

John Rose Returns to Cookeville on Campaign Trail

Sixth Congressional District Candidate John Rose (R) hosted a campaign event Monday to gather support from his hometown ahead of August’s primary election. Rose said one of the biggest issues facing the United States is fixing the country’s financial deficit. “I think that really challenges the country going forward,” Rose said. “We’ve got to get our spending under control at ... Read More »

McMinnville Man Killed In Warren County Kentucky Crash

An early Monday morning crash in Warren County Kentucky has claimed the life of an elderly man from McMinnville. Kentucky State Police have identified the deceased as 83-year-old James C. Williams. Williams pronounced dead at the scene after his 2000 Subaru Outback left the right shoulder of Interstate 65, traveled down an embankment, and struck a tree. Authorities said his ... Read More »

Monterey Votes To Create Friends Of Meadow Creek Park Group

Monterey now has an official Friends of Meadow Creek Park group. Monterey Alderman J.J. Reels will be in charge leading group efforts at the 300 plus acre park. Alderman Nathan Walker made the motion to nominate Reels for the position. Walker said it was important to have some direction to the volunteer efforts. “There needs to be a little bit ... Read More »

Putnam County Faces More Home Buyers than Sellers

Putnam County’s real estate market inventory is lower than expected despite an increase in construction permits issued. That according to a recent report from County Executive Randy Porter. Local realtor Donna Poston Grider said there could be several reasons as to why fewer homes are available in the area. “We’ve got more buyers than we have homes available, so when ... Read More »

Fatal Crash In McMinnville Saturday

A weekend crash in Warren County claimed the life of a Morrison man. The accident happened Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Colville and Depot Street in McMinnville. Officials have identified the deceased as Jay Alan Webster. According to police, Webster was driving a 1987 Harley Davidson eastbound on Colville when he was struck by a 2016 Toyota SUV driven ... Read More »

Man Arrested in Jackson County for Theft, Drug Charges

A Cookeville man faces multiple charges after being arrested in Jackson County Sunday. David Levi Nash was found in the 3000 block of South Grundy Quarles Highway in Gainesboro by Jackson County Sheriffs Deputies. An investigation led to the discovery of a stolen vehicle from Putnam County. JCSD said Nash attempted to spray paint the vehicle black to alter its ... Read More »

PCSO Changing Service Weapons

Putnam County Sheriff Eddie Farris says the department is moving to change the type of weapons his deputies use. “We went from a three fifty-seven round to a forty-five round, well at the time that was the thing to do because three fifty-seven rounds, the ammunition was so much more and it was high,” Farris said. “Plus it was a ... Read More »