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Monterey Garden Club Auction Tuesday Supporting Local Students

The Monterey Garden Club’s annual auction comes Tuesday, fundraising for Monterey high school students. President Jan Stansel said the event helps give about five students a $500 scholarship each year. “We do not give the scholarship just the year that they graduate,” Stansel said. “We have discovered once a student is in college these scholarships dwindle. They aren’t as many ... Read More »

Applications Open For Two-Year Tuition-Free College Scholarship, Tennessee Promise

Applications are now open for Tennessee Promise scholarships. The state scholarship program provides free tuition to a two-year college program to any person who has completed high school. Livingston Academy Gear Up Coordinator Vanessa Farris said that the program opens the door for opportunities many students don’t know they need. “Every year we do see students who at this time ... Read More »

Putnam County’s Fairest Of The Fair Pageant Accepting Participants

Registration for Putnam County’s Fairest of the Fair Pageant comes to a close this Friday. Pageant Chair Shannon Hayes said in this pageant, first place can not be earned by just appearance. Hayes said young women are judged more on their confidence and personality. “Twenty-five percent of their score is based on their interview,” Hayes said. “So, we have stage ... Read More »

Pandemic Puts Communication At Forefront For HS Seniors

High school seniors are facing tough challenges in the pandemic world of college admissions and applications. Cookeville High School Counselor Stephanie Hardin said a lot of work has gone into trying to get information about applications and deadlines out to parents, when parent and senior meetings are cancelled. Hardin said the counseling team put together videos and packets, for families ... Read More »

Jamestown Rotary Club Offering Annual Ornaments

The Jamestown Rotary Club is offering its locally themed Christmas ornaments, as the club celebrates its 75th anniversary. Jamestown Rotary Club President Debbie York said this is the fourth year they’ve sold ornaments. This year, the welcome to Jamestown sign the rotary club built over 8 years, has been selected. York said buying one of these ornaments helps the club, ... Read More »

$65,000 in Scholarships Available for Upperman Seniors

A couple with a love for Upperman High School and Tennessee Tech have left $1.3 million dollars to TTU for scholarships exclusive to Upperman students. The new B.J. and Cleo Nash Dennis Scholarship will award up to $65,000 annually for Upperman students to continue their education at Tech. In order to be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, Upperman seniors need ... Read More »