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Pfizer Booster Shots Available In Putnam For Eligible Patients

The Putnam County Health Department has began offering COVID booster shots for certain populations. The Pfizer shot will be available at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The clinic will have extended hours every Thursday til 5:00 p.m. Appointments are not required. Patients do not need to provide their diagnosis or health condition ... Read More »

New Fairgrounds Location Brings Opportunities Beyond The Fair

The new Putnam County fairgrounds location will have the potential to host more than just the fair. Mayor Randy Porter shared the first proposed plans for the facility with county commissioners Monday night. He said that the 160-acre location will house an expo center, a conference building, and venues for concerts and tournaments. “The premiere part of the site will ... Read More »

Putnam Fair Events Kick Off With Draft Horse And Mule Show

Putnam County Fair is kicking off events before the fair even starts with the Draft Horse and Mule Show. Fair Board Horse Committee Chairman Lori Love said 37 classes will be judged on Saturday. Love said it is an exciting opportunity to kick off fair events in the main arena. “Anywhere from halter of all three of those animals to ... Read More »

Putnam Fair Board President Feels Excitement About Fair In New Location

Putnam County Fair Board President John Allen said the reality of a fairgrounds sale has set in. Allen said he thinks the potential finality of this year being the last at the current location will bring a big turnout to relive the memories. However, Allen said it is not a sad time for him. He said he’s already looking towards ... Read More »

Putnam Commissioners Support Process For Selling Fairgrounds

A Putnam County realtor and commissioner said the option plan to sell the fairgrounds makes sense for the county and the developer. Commissioner Darren Wilson said the option will give the Nashville-based developer time to pursue a big box store retailer. “The option, basically what it does is it gives them the sole opportunity to through their processes,” Wilson said. ... Read More »

Putnam County Mayor Optimistic About Retail Prospects At Fairgrounds Site

Mayor Randy Porter said he’s optimistic about prospects of retailers coming to the Putnam County Fairgrounds site. Commissioners approved to move forward with Nashville-based Baker Storey McDonald for the fairgrounds at their meeting Monday night. The developer is now seeking out potential retailers for the site. Porter said it has several groups its in communication with. “And they’ll work with ... Read More »

Putnam Ag Extenstion Office Holding Open House For Public

The Putnam County Agriculture Extension Office is celebrating its return to open doors and full business hours Tuesday. County Director Michelle Parrott said it is an exciting time to reengage the community while doors for closed during the pandemic. Parrott said that from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM when people stop by, they will get a token of appreciation for ... Read More »

First Southern Roots Festival Fundraiser Coming To Putnam Fairgrounds

The first Southern Roots Bluegrass and Arts Festival is coming the Putnam County Fairgrounds on June 4 and 5. Southern Accents Market Events Co-Director Mandy White said being in the south, Bluegrass is always a hit. White said that after a tough 2020, it was the right music to get the community together to support Putnam pride. “With COVID and ... Read More »

UT-Extension Offices To Fully Reopen On June 1

Upper Cumberland Ag Extension Offices are preparing to fully reopen on June 1. Putnam County UT Extension Director Michelle Parrott said telecommuting has been a challenge for an office overseeing many programs and groups. Parrott said extension offices are meant to be available to people whether it’s for 4-H or family and consumer sciences. “We are getting back to what ... Read More »