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Two Businesses Added to Shoppes, Interstate Drive Area

Charter Spectrum, currently located on West Broad Street, is expected to move to the Shoppes at Eagle Point in Cookeville in the near future. Texas Roadhouse is expected to open along Interstate Drive by Summer 2019. (Stock Photo)

Two businesses are slated to move to the Shoppes at Eagle Point and Interstate Drive area in Cookeville over the next several months. Charter Spectrum, currently located on West Broad Street, is expected to move to the new Shoppes location in the near future after recently signing an agreement to make the move. Meanwhile, steakhouse chain Texas Roadhouse is expected ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Growth & Law Enforcement

The issue of growth and the negative effects it can have for law enforcement. What demands are we placing on law enforcement as we continue to see new homes, new businesses and new citizens moving into our community? Captain Bobby Anderson and Major Scott Winfree from the Cookeville Police Department join us to share the changes they’ve seen and expect, ... Read More »

Cumberland County Responds to Report of Alleged Kidnapping

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office received reports of an alleged abduction yesterday around 1:26 pm at South Elementary. Families had gathered at South Elementary for a Jr. Jets and Jr. Panthers football game. A press release states that conflicting reports from minors said they saw a man grab a child and run into the wooded area behind the school. Officials suspended the ... Read More »

Baxter Officer Injured During Arrest

Baxter police officer Ryan Bean was injured during an arrest this morning. Police Chief Danny Holmes said Bean responded to a call about a man begging for money at the Speedway around 1:00 am this morning. Bean reportedly started to question the man at the gas pumps. After running the license plate of the man’s vehicle, Bean found out it ... Read More »

Victims Identified, Man Charged in Crossville Shooting

Warren Nostrom, 74, faces two counts of first-degree murder following the shooting deaths of two people at the Cumberland County Bus Garage Friday.

A Crossville man faces two counts of first-degree murder following the shooting deaths of two people at the Cumberland County School Bus Garage Friday. According to the TBI, Warren Nostrom, 74, was charged in connection with the shooting death of his wife, 58-year-old Joy Nostrom, and 54-year-old Mark Gunter. In a press release, the TBI states the investigation is currently ... Read More »

TBI Investigating Deadly Shooting in Crossville

Two people were killed and a potential suspect flown to Erlanger Medical in Chattanooga following a shooting at the Cumberland County School Bus Garage Friday afternoon (Photo: Logan Weaver)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting at the Cumberland County Schools Bus Garage in Crossville that left two dead and a suspect injured Friday. TBI Public Information Officer Josh DeVine said during a press conference a man and a woman were killed while the suspected shooter was flown to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. DeVine reports ... Read More »

Two Dead In Cumberland County Bus Garage Shooting

Two people were killed and a potential suspect flown to Erlanger Medical in Chattanooga following a shooting at the Cumberland County School Bus Garage Friday afternoon (Photo: Logan Weaver)

A shooting at the Cumberland County Schools bus garage left two people dead and the suspected gunman wounded Friday afternoon. Crossville Police officials said officers responded to the bus garage on Genesis Road at approximately 2:27 p.m. for a call of shots fired. According to a press release from the Crossville Police Department, officers arrived at the location and found ... Read More »

Three People Shot At Cumberland County Bus Garage

A shooting at the Cumberland County Schools bus garage left three people wounded Friday afternoon. Crossville Police officials said officers responded to the bus garage on Genesis Road at approximately 2:27 p.m. for a call of shots fired. According to a press release from the Crossville Police Department, officers arrived at the location and found two adult males and a ... Read More »

Local Firefighter Recognized by TN Homeland Security

A Putnam County firefighter was recognized by the Tennessee State Department of Safety and Homeland Security after saving a man in May. Waldo Vasquez, a volunteer for the Putnam County and Algood Fire Departments, received the “First Responder Award” for his efforts. “It’s awesome. I just feel like… I’m very grateful to show the citizens of Cookeville and the whole ... Read More »

Cookeville Kickball Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for teams interested in joining Cookeville Leisure Services' adult kickball league. The deadline to register is Tuesday, Sept. 18. (Photo: Cookeville Leisure Services)

Cookeville Leisure Services has opened registration for kickball teams to begin play Sept. 25. Athletics Superintendent Jim Crea said he was impressed by the number of people who were interested in the league following a successful meeting Thursday. “After talking to several people who have played the game or went to tournaments and things like that, and putting it on Facebook ... Read More »