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Two Putnam County Schools Placed On Lockdown During Search In Murder Case
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday January 23, 2018

Two Putnam County schools were placed on lockdown this morning (1/23/18) while police searched nearby for a person of interest in a murder case. According to a Press Release by the Cookeville Police Department, around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a residence off North Washington Avenue to assist detectives from the Metro Nashville Cold Case Squad investigating a murder that occurred on December 27, 2017. Given the nature of the investigation and to ensure the safety of the public, Jere Whitson Elementary and Cookeville High School were place in a temporary soft lockdown. This included the notification of parents of the students attending those schools. Authorities did not reveal the name of the suspect or give further details about the case. The scene was secure and no injuries were reported at the time of the Press Release. Also assisting in this investigation were the Putnam County Sheriff?s Department, Putnam County Board of Education, and Putnam County Emergency Medical Service.

 


County Commission Approves Road List
Crossville Chronicle/Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday January 23, 2018

The Cumberland County Commission approved the 2018 Cumberland County Road List during its January monthly meeting, the Crossville Chronicle reports. There were few changes with Hickory Gap Lane, Hickory View Lane, and King John Lane added to the list. John Taylor Road was removed from the list.

 


John Dylan Adams Sentenced To 35 Years In Holly Bobo Murder Case
AP Tuesday January 23, 2018

The brother of a man serving life without parole for kidnapping, raping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for kidnapping her and facilitating her murder. John Dylan Adams allegedly joined with his brother Zachary Adams in raping the young woman before the elder Adams shot her. The victim's mother, Holly Bobo, said she agreed to the plea deal for the sake of her family.

 


Lady Vols 10th AP Poll
WVLT/Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday January 23, 2018

The Lady Vols lost to Notre Dame (No. 5) and Mississippi State (No. 2) to fall from sixth to tenth. Next up, the Lady Vols host the Ole Miss Rebels Thursday (1/25) at Thompson Boling Arena in Knoxville. Mickey Dearstone starts pre game at 5:30 and tip off is 6 on 97.7 The Ticket.

 


Tennessee Falls To No. 22 In AP Poll
WVLT/Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday January 23, 2018

Tennessee drops one spot to 22nd in this week's AP Top 25 poll after losing on the road to Missouri and winning on the road against South Carolina. The Volunteers will host the Vanderbilt Commodores Tuesday (1/23). Bob Kesling starts pre game at 5:30 and tip off is 6 on 97.7 The Ticket.

 

 
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