Power outage reported in portion of Putnam County


According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, a Sparta man had to be rescued while mowing his lawn early Saturday.

Deputies responded to a home on Pleasant Ridge Road just before 8 a.m. after reports a man fell down a 30-foot trench while mowing his lawn.

The man was safely retrieved by the Putnam County Rescue Squad but had to be airlifted to TriStar Skyline Medical Center for his injuries.

Officials said no other information regarding his condition is available at this time.

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