4:25 P.M. ON JAN. 11, Cookeville Regional Medical Center security forces
halted inspection of public records detailing how much and for what the
government-owned facility paid its part-time lawyer, T. Michael O'Mara.
||However, a partial
inspection of the public documents shows that between June
and November 1999, O'Mara received more than $36,000 -- an average
of $7,000 per month -- while he also billed taxpayers separately for his
counsel as Cookeville's city attorney.
said guards were called in to close down the records inspection because,
although records by law are open for inspection during regular business
hours, The Pit declined to quit an hour before hospital administration
This was the second
consecutive time The Pit has been pulled away from hospital records.
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you want to know how Cookeville Regional Medical Center was stolen by doctors
and who profits from its poor administration and construction cost overruns
and change orders?
The Putnam Pit has obtained the minutes from
the meetings of the Board of Trustees of Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
They will be posted as they are converted to image files. The first files