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Environmental-Impact Statement Released Regarding Pipeline Project

An environmental-impact statement relating to a more than 120-mile potential pipeline project was released recently by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission of FERC).
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Stolen vehicle recovered; pair facing charges

A vehicle reported stolen out of Cookeville was recovered recently and two individuals face criminal charges after reportedly leading officers in a high-speed pursuit.

June proclaimed National Dairy Month

Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady joined community-elected chairperson Ava Stafford in proclaiming June as National Dairy Month.
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American Legion Fishing Tournament Winners

American Legion Post 129 recently hosted a free, children’s fishing tournament for children ages 12 and under at the Twin Lakes Catfish Farm.

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Tennessee’s Health Commissioner was in Putnam County at the end of May to recognize the health care improvement projects planned for the Putnam County Health Department and Cookeville Regional Medical Center as part of the Tennessee Department of Health’s statewide effort to expand Tennessee’s capacity to deliver quality healthcare services.
CROSSVILLE - Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers, along with several other local agencies, recovered the body of a 17-year-old Hamilton County resident.
Tennessee’s Health Commissioner was in Putnam County at the end of May to recognize the health care improvement projects planned for the Putnam County Health Department and Cookeville Regional Medical Center as part of the Tennessee Department of Health’s statewide effort to expand Tennessee’s capacity to deliver quality healthcare services.
The Gainesboro Fire Department, as of May, 29 received 8 new Scott Scuba air packs, and 16 scuba 4500psi bottles, 8 scuba masks, from a grant we were awarded through the Tn Fire Marshalls Grant. …
Obituaries
    • Obits 6-11-24

      Charles Edward Smith Charles Edward Smith was born August 5, 1958, in Jackson County and he passed away at Cookeville Regional Medical …

    • Obits – 6-4-24

      Upper Cumberland Obits 6-4-24 William Curtis Howell Edna Mae Scantland

    • Obituaries - 4/23/24

      William Burton Young William "Burton" Young was born January 28, 1935, in Jackson County and he passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, …

    • Obituaries - 4/9/24

      Georgie Ray Buck  Georgie Ray Buck was born February 4, 1972, in Jackson County, TN and he passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2024, in …

    • Obituaries 4/2/24

      Brenda Boles  Brenda Lee Boles was born November 22, 1957, in San Diego, CA, and she passed from this life on Thursday, March 21, …

    • Obituaries - 3/26/24

      Larry Wayne Gipson  Larry Wayne Gipson was born June 24, 1953, in Granville, Tennessee and he passed from this life on Saturday, March 16, …

    • Obituaries 3/12/24

      Mary Dudney Crowder  Mary Frances Dudney Crowder was born February 20, 1927, in Carthage, Tennessee and she passed from this life on …

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Saying a final goodbye to Willie Mays, baseball’s ‘Say hey’ kid
Mays, who died on June 18, 2024, at the age of 93, was not only the greatest baseball player of the last 80 years, and quite possibly ever, but he was an enormously important figure in American sports, culture and history. …
Enjoy a Fruit-Infused Fourth of July
(Family Features) Fourth of July fun calls for favorite snacks that complement the excitement. Whether you're a pyro or prefer to leave the fiery entertainment to the experts, one thing you can take charge of is the dessert table with recipes like Apple and Berry Cream Cheese Tarts and Patriotic Apple "Donuts."
Fact or Fiction? Discover the Truth about Canine Osteoarthritis and Available Treatment Options
(BPT) - Has your dog been acting differently? Do they seem to be slowing down? What many pet owners don’t realize is that changes in behavior can also mean your four-legged friend is in pain. …
Everything You Need To Know To Host An Epic Summer Pool Party
(BPT) - Summer has arrived! If you're lucky enough to find a pool to spend the summer by, a pool party is a must. Whether you're taking advantage of the sunshine and hot weather during the day or …
Does your head ache? Discover how chiropractic care can help
(BPT) - Do you regularly experience headaches or migraines? You’re not alone. Headache disorders, including migraines, tension headaches and cluster headaches, are some of the most common …