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Oldham: Oakley Was A Mentor, Friend And Great Supporter Of TTU

Tennessee Tech President Phil Oldham said there is no separation between the university and the life of Millard Oakley. Oldham said Oakley made it a special purpose of his to make a mark on higher education. “He strongly believed in the role of education and how it can help improve the lives and the mobility of individuals in the Upper ... Read More »

Overton Health Department Reports 24 COVID Deaths Over Past Month

Twenty-four Overton County residents have died over the last month because of COVID. Overton County Health Department Director Andy Langford at a Friday press conference said the deaths are three to four times more than compared to a month ago. “We’re right in the middle of an Omicron surge,” Langford said. “We’re still seeing some Delta out there, but the ... Read More »

Former TTU Student Passes Away After Accident At Fraternity House

Former Tennessee Tech student Mason Henry passed away after an apparent accident Saturday that occurred at the Phi Delta Theta facility at Tennessee Tech. Phi Delta Theta has been working with the university and the Tennessee Delta Chapter since learning of the incident. The fraternity continues to investigate to better understand the details of that day. Tennessee Tech Officials shared ... Read More »

CRMC Nurses Working Tirelessly Amidst Record Numbers

Cookeville Regional Medical Center nurses are dealing with exhaustion amidst a relentless COVID surge. That’s according to ICU Nurse Allison Breeding. Breeding said that she and her coworkers are seeing patients that are younger and sicker than before. She said that despite dealing with the virus for the past 18 months, it hasn’t gotten easier. “These people are my age,” ... Read More »

Warren Co. Middle School Offering Counseling After Principal’s Death

Warren County Middle School students and staff spent Monday processing the loss of Principal Gerald Tidwell. Director of Schools Grant Swallows said it was difficult day district wide. “We have a team of grief counselors that work in our district,” Swallows said. “They came to our middle school this morning were available throughout the morning and are actually still available ... Read More »

Cookeville PD Investigating Star Motor Inn Death

The Cookeville Police Department is investigating the death of a 32-year-old woman found at Willow Avenue’s Star Motor Inn. Captain Bobby Anderson said police responded to the call Tuesday and discovered Jessica Daniels deceased in her vehicle. “The young lady was sent to Nashville for an autopsy,” Anderson said. “Once that autopsy is complete, we will then find out what ... Read More »