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As Testing Begins, Parents Can Help Students Be Ready

As school districts prepare for the start of state testing Monday, parents can help prepare students by encouraging good sleep and positivity. Putnam County Schools Data and Testing Supervisor Jason Stickler said the most important thing a parent can do is encourage their child to get a good night’s rest the night before a test. He said parents can also ... Read More »

Putnam NAACP Hosting Breakfast Monday To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Cookeville-Putnam County NAACP planning its celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 16th. Branch President Tom Savage said the keynote speaker will be Gloria Sweet-Love, President of the Tennessee State Conference NAACP. He said they also plan on serving a hearty breakfast at the Algood United Methodist Church to help people begin the day in the right way. ... Read More »

NAACP Keynote Speaker Urges To Continue The Fight For Democracy On MLK Day

It is a time of great challenge. Keynote speaker Pastor David Meek from the historically Black Cookeville church McClellan Avenue Church of Christ urged community members to fight on during Monday’s MLK Breakfast. “We must find ways to get around and over those barriers,” Meek said. “We must press forward. We must write letters to our Congress. Testify before Congress ... Read More »

Cassville VFD Cooking Community Breakfast Saturday As Fundraiser

The Cassville Volunteer Fire Department in Sparta will be fundraising through a breakfast this Saturday. Fire Chief Teddy Stockton said his crew consists of 30 members. Stockton said by buying a plate, you help the department conduct training and buy gear. “We’ve had some new recruits this year,” Stockton said. “To suit a fireman up, it cost somewhere around $5,000 ... Read More »

White Co. High School FFA Hosting Breakfast At The Barn And Auction Event

White County High Schools’ FFA is hosting a “Breakfast at the Barn and Auction” on Saturday, September 11th at the White County High School Barn. White County FFA Chapter President Abby McCulley said that FFA helps students develop important life skills, especially when it comes to agricultural knowledge. McCulley said that the event will feature items for bid ranging from ... Read More »

Free Meals Will Continue For Jackson County School Students

All Jackson County School students will get free breakfast and lunch for the next four years. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said the school system reapplied for the Community Eligibility Provision program. Brown said it is important for the system to go after every program that can help families in Jackson County. “Families have not had to budget that for ... Read More »

Highway 111 Deli Feeding First Responders For Free

The Highway 111 Deli is offering free meals to any first responders in the Upper Cumberland. This comes after a long night of trying to restore power and mitigate weather effects on residents. Co-Manager Candice Threet said the deli saw several first responders this morning and the owner gave her the go ahead to feed them for free. “There was ... Read More »