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Dogwood Park Fountain Remains Closed

Cookeville officials continue to follow state guidelines by keeping the Dogwood Park fountain closed. Cookeville Mayor Ricky Shelton said keeping people physically distanced is the main reason for keeping the fountain closed at this time. “Personally, I know people who really enjoy that fountain and the playground,” Shelton said. “It would be a great place to have for the kids ... Read More »

Putnam Health Tests Record 411 People Tuesday

The Putnam County Health Department tested a record 411 people Tuesday for COVID-19. County Mayor Randy Porter said testing continues to produce more positive tests across Putnam County. “Positives are coming from all kinds of different places,” Porter said. “You may have one family that might have 15 or 20 members that all test positive in the next family, only ... Read More »

Tech Grads Celebrate Overcoming…Virtually

Tennessee Tech’s virtual graduation celebration included memories from hundreds of graduates of special moments and what made their Tech experience special. The online celebration brought graduates together on the day reserved for the Class Of 2020. COVID-19 will move spring commencement ceremonies to August. “Remember your time at Tech not by what you lost but by what you gained,” Tennessee ... Read More »

Virtual Celebration For Tech Graduates Saturday

Tennessee Tech will host a virtual celebration program for graduating students Saturday. The virtual program will begin at 10 a.m. and will include speeches from Phil Oldham, Ricky Shelton, and Randy Porter. News Director Buddy Pearson said it is certainly not a commencement replacement, but it will be an uplifting experience for graduates. “We have put together something special,” Pearson ... Read More »

Tornado Relief Recommendations Ready

Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter and Cookeville City Mayor Ricky Shelton will receive recommendations for fund dispersal Friday from the Tornado Relief Committee.   Committee Chair Bob Bell said the committee tried to make the questions asked of those seeking relief as simple and as sensitive as possible. However, the process of reviewing the applications was very difficult.   “Most ... Read More »