Paddle Boats at Cane Creek Lake

Dogwood Park

Turtles at City Lake

City Lake Waterfall

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Butterfly at Cane Creek Lake

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The Cookeville Police Department is now accepting applications for a Community Services Officer, who is responsible for the proper supervision, control, and well-being of inmates eligible for work release with assignment at the Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter. Abides by TN [...]


The Department of Public Works is now accepting applications for the position of Truck Driver II.  A valid Tennessee driver's license and CDL are required,  Work is performed in operating an automated side-loading sanitation truck in the collection and disposal [...]

2017 Dogwood Park Christmas Tree

The 2017 Dogwood Park Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration Service will begin at 6:00 PM on Sunday, December 3.  You can watch the service here, and the tree cam will be available throughout the holiday season. The lights and music [...]

Winterize Your Home To Prevent Water Line Freeze Damage

Reminder from the Cookeville Water Quality Control Department to Homeowners: Close all foundation vents. Disconnect garden hoses from outside water faucets. Protect freeze-prone faucets with insulating covers. Eliminate sources of cold air near water lines. Know where your main water shut-off [...]

Smoke Testing Project To Begin Monday November 27th

The City of Cookeville Department of Water Quality Control has contracted with PCI, Inc. (Performance Contracting, Inc.) to smoke test three basins in the sanitary sewer system: Little Creek, McCord, and the Downtown area.  Door hangers have been hung at [...]


Loose Leaf collection begins the week of October 30, 2017 and runs through Mid-March. Leaf trucks collect by areas and call-ins are not necessary. Please follow these safety rules. Place leaves as close to the curb as possible. DO NOT [...]

TVA Warns Of Scam

TVA warns of scam with man going door-to-door offering TVA services NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority is warning people Wednesday about a scam involving a young man going door-to-door posing as a contractor. The TVA said a young man [...]

Envision Cookeville 2017 Status Report

ENVISION COOKEVILLE 2017 STATUS REPORT In 2016 the City of Cookeville initiated Envision Cookeville, a long range visioning process for the municipality.  The first phase of this process was the soliciting of input from the public regarding five (5) broad [...]

Phone Scam Alert

There is a phone scam happening in our area where a caller pretends to represent the Cookeville Electric Department and threatens to cut off electricity if payment is not made immediately. Please be advised that the City of Cookeville does [...]