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Search underway on Center Hill Lake for missing fisherman

DEKALB COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Authorities are searching for a 66-year-old man who did not return from a fishing trip on Center Hill Lake on Wednesday. 75 more words


Sinkhole from broken water main closes Cookeville road

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A water main break washed away Cookeville road Tuesday morning.

Putnam County Emergency Management said East Spring Street between Highway 11 and Beverly Hills Market is closed to traffic. 26 more words


Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals affirms Putnam County Criminal Court's correction of clerical error

In an opinion authored by Judge Timothy Easter, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the Putnam County Criminal Court’s correction of a clerical error on judgment forms.  360 more words

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Sparta man arrested for aggravated assault in Cookeville

The Herald Citizen is reporting that the Cookeville Police Department arrested a Sparta man for aggravated assault.  Allegedly, a female victim had her purse stolen from a restaurant/bar on South Jefferson Avenue.  201 more words

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Tennessee Tech students design walker for boy with special needs

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Students at Tennessee Tech University designed a walker for a 2-year-old boy with special needs.

Kyle Kitts was diagnosed with Angleman’s Syndrome when he was only 2-weeks-old. 240 more words


Cookeville is Tennessee's 13th safest city

According to a recent SafeHome study, Cookeville ranks as Tennessee’s 13th safest city.  An applause is in order for our police officers, district attorney and assistant district attorneys, and our judges.  151 more words

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Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals affirms Putnam County Criminal Court's dismissal of superseding indictment

In August, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed Judge David Patterson’s dismissal of a superseding indictment after a mistrial.  The case involved the theft of property valued at $72.17 from the Cookeville Wal-Mart.  926 more words

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