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Algood Makes Plans for White Plains Historical House

The City of Algood will begin working on plans for the White Plains Historical House in the coming weeks. City Administrator Keith Morrison said Algood will start meeting with historians and developers to establish a renovation plan. “The plan is to get with Mark Dudney in the Development District and look at what the possibilities are for renovations needs are with ... Read More »

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 »

Drug Fund Money Will Pay for Training Center Additions

The Putnam County Budget Committee has approved moving approximately 150 thousand dollars from the Sheriff’s Drug Fund. Sheriff Eddie Farris said the 150 thousand would go towards finishing the Sheriff Training Center. “So we are asking to move quite a bit of our monies that we have in our drug fund. And the reason for that, I am sure we ... 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 »

IT Solutions See Surge in Repairs After Thunderstorms

Ciphertek Systems, LLC has received a surge in repair calls after severe storms damaged computers. Trent Bemount is the Market Technical Supervisor at Ciphertek. “We always deal with a lot of problems after a power outage. A lot of it is on schedule with reboot,” Bemount said.  “They will reboot out of sequence, things won’t boot back up. Or the ... 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 »