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Putnam Commissioners To Return To Meetings In Cookeville Community Center

Putnam County Commissioners will move their county commission meetings back to the Cookeville Community Center. Mayor Randy Porter said that after conversations with Chair Mike Atwood, they made the decision citing concern over rising COVID numbers. “I know our hospital is feeling the effects and having a lot of COVID cases and is kind of maxed out right now so ... Read More »

Inaugural CASA Motorcycle Ride To Support Child Advocacy

UCHRA CASA is holding an inaugural motorcycle poker run to help raise money for four counties on Saturday. That includes Putnam, Overton, Cumberland and Smith Counties. Director Damon Prince said they support children who have been abused or neglected and are in the court system. He said despite receiving state funding, fundraising makes a significant portion of the money that ... Read More »

Free Drive-Thru Flu Shots at Three Putnam Schools

The Putnam County Health Department will hold a drive-by flu shot event Monday at three schools. Anyone is welcome to get a free flu shot at either Burks Elementary, Upperman Middle School or Jere Whitson Elementary from 3pm-7pm Monday. Putnam County Health Department Director Lisa Bumbalough said during the pandemic it’s important to protect everyone’s health. “With COVID this year ... Read More »