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Monterey Alderman JJ Reels To Run For Mayor

Monterey Alderman J.J. Reels has picked up a petition to run for Mayor in the August election. “Currently, I think it’s prime time for a new prospective and a new style of leadership,” Reels said. “I think I have all the qualities that are needed to be a good leader.” Reels also said he wants to help Monterey grow more ... Read More »

Body Recovered From Center Hill Lake

DeKalb County authorities have recovered the body of a Murfreesboro woman from Center Hill Lake. The body of Jerilyn Massey Lamb was discovered by her husband around 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning at Sligo Marina, according to a report from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities have sent Lamb’s body to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. This marks ... Read More »

Fire Destroys Storage Building In Cookeville

A Saturday night fire destroyed a storage building on Cookeville’s Humble Drive. Chief Daryl Blair said firefighters responded to the fully-involved fire around 11:30 p.m. Blair said it took crews about an hour to extinguish the fire, which remains under investigation. No injuries were reported and it’s estimated that the fire caused about $100,000 in damage to the building. Read More »

Suspect Injured After High Speed Chase In Warren Co.

A Franklin County man led state troopers on a high speed pursuit in Warren County Monday. Authorities said the pursuit ended when the man crashed his 2016 Kawasaki motorcycle into a wooded area. According to a report, 42-year-old Robert Langford received treatment at River Park Hospital following the crash, which remains under investigation. Langford allegedly fled authorities when he was observed speeding ... Read More »

South Carolina Shooting Suspect Arrested In Putnam County

Putnam County authorities have arrested a man wanted for the murder of a South Carolina teenager earlier this month. Sheriff’s Office officials said 20-year-old Desmon Williams was located and arrested on Friday without incident. Georgetown South Carolina authorities have accused Williams of fatally shooting a 19-year-old man at a park on January 21st. He’s awaiting extradition back to South Carolina, ... Read More »

Van Buren County Administrative Building Nearing Completion

Van Buren County’s new administrative building will be completed by March 3rd, a little more than three years after the old administrative building burnt to the ground on a frigid January night. County Mayor Greg Wilson said it’s taken a lot of hard work a determination to get to this point. “We’ve got a beautiful building and everything inside of ... Read More »

Injuries Reported After Vehicle Crashes Into An Apartment Building In Cookeville

Three people suffered serious injuries Friday after a vehicle they occupied crashed into an apartment building on North Maple Avenue in Cookeville. Cookeville Police Captain Bobby Anderson said the crash happened when a 2016 Cadillac left the roadway while traveling South on North Maple Avenue. “Due to the severe damage to the apartment building, all occupants were evacuated and the ... Read More »

Warren Co. Authorities Arrest Two People For Burglary

Warren County authorities have arrested a couple for breaking into three local businesses early Wednesday morning. Officials said 26-year-old Eric Lee Rogers and 29-year-old Ashley Jean West face more than 10 charges. Officials said with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office said the incidents occurred at the Country Club Market on Highway 55, Medley’s Market on Beersheba Highway, and Wanamaker’s Market, ... Read More »

Rep. Williams To Seek Re-Election In 2018

Cookeville State Representative Ryan Williams announced today that he will seek re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2018. The 2018 legislative session is the eighth for Williams as a member of the Tennessee General Assembly. Williams was selected by his peers to serve as House Republican Caucus Chairman before the beginning of last year’s session. “It has been an ... Read More »

Cigarettes, Lottery Tickets, and Hard Drive Stolen From McMinnville Stores

Warren County authorities are looking for the person or persons responsible for breaking into three businesses around 3:00 a.m. Wednesday. Officials said with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office said the incidents occurred at the Country Club Market on Highway 55, Medley’s Market on Beersheba Highway, and Wanamaker’s Market, also on Beersheba Highway. Investigators said the perpetrators got away with cigarettes, ... Read More »