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Jackson Schools Following COVID Data For Reopening Wednesday

The Jackson County School System has closed Monday and Tuesday as COVID cases and absences spread around the district. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said Jackson County High School had over 200 students absent, with absentee rates higher than 20 percent at all other schools. Brown said returning Wednesday will come down to the data. “The known positive cases any ... Read More »

Celina Mayor Gauging Interest In Purchasing Cumberland River Hospital

Talks of reopening the Cumberland River Hospital will continue in Celina through a Monday work session between Clay County and the city. Celina Mayor Luke Collins said one idea he plans on discussing is a county and city partnership to purchase the facility. “I want to address them at the planning meeting to talk to them about the hospital and ... Read More »

Cumberland River Hospital Owner Has New Outlook On Reopening

Cumberland River Hospital Owner Johnny Presley said he is interested in negotiating with Celina officials to reopen the facility. Presley said Celina passing a resolution supporting the hospital gives him a strong will to bring back medical services. “Obviously, my goal is to get the hospital reopened for the citizens and residents for Clay County,” Presley said. “Right now, if ... Read More »

Center Hill Lake Campgrounds Reopening After Completing Cleanup Efforts

Ragland Bottom and Floating Mill campgrounds at Center Hill Lake are set to reopen Thursday. A high water event in March postponed the openings of both recreation areas. Park Ranger Ashley Webster said the majority of the cleanup is complete, but strong winds and downed trees delayed the process for some areas. “At Ragland Bottom campsites 21 through 30, they ... Read More »

Monterey Senior Center Begins Limited Activities Wednesday

The Monterey Senior Center will be reopening for limited activities starting Wednesday. Director Saundra Gilmore said the center has met the required COVID guidelines to have a soft opening. Among the additions is a new air purifier designed to kill viruses. “We’ve recently had a new residential air cleaner, which is an air purification system installed in both of our ... Read More »

Dale Hollow Lake’s Obey River Camp Reopening Postponed

The reopening of Dale Hollow Lake’s Obey River Camp has been postponed due to last month’s flooding event. Camping was originally set to start on April 16th. Park Ranger Sondra Carmen said the earliest possible opening date is now April 30th. “One of the reasons Obey River Campground is so popular is because of all of the water front camping,” ... Read More »

Putnam Co. Pools Reopening For Scheduled Group Use Only

Putnam County’s public pools will reopen this May starting with scheduled groups only. A maximum of 50 swimmers will be allowed at one time with two available times daily at both Cookeville and Monterey pools. Parks and Recreation Director John Ross Albertson said his department reviewed other opening plans, local needs and staffing to create the guidelines. “It is kind ... Read More »

McMinnville Park Theater Planning For April Reopen

McMinnville’s Park Theater is planning to bring back live performances this April. Theater Manager Kevin Roberts said things kick off with, “A Tribute To Patsy Kline,” on April 24th. “When you look at our calendar typically for a year we probably have 175 to 200 days booked a year,” Roberts said. “And when you go 365 without one you are ready ... Read More »

Putnam Co. Senior Centers Plan To Reopen In May

Putnam County Senior Centers are set to reopen on May 3rd with strict COVID guidelines put in place by the board. Assistant Director Julie LaForest said the tentative plan requires all members to be COVID vaccinated before entering the facility. “We have a much bigger center than must people, so making sure everything is safe is our priority,” LaForest said. ... Read More »

Cookeville UCEMC Office Opening Lobby January 11

The UCEMC’s Cookeville District office announced today it is scheduled to reopen its lobby to the public January 11. The March tornado caused significant damage to the building, requiring extensive renovations. When the lobby reopens, social distancing will be strictly enforced and masks will be recommended to protect employee safety. The drive-thru portion of the renovated office is open, as ... Read More »