Take a ‘merry and bright’ tour of holiday lights

COOKEVILLE – A night of holiday fun awaits those who take advantage of Cookeville’s first Merry and Bright Christmas Tour of Lights. The tour features eight points of interest – the properties of participants in the recent Merry and Bright [...]


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 [...]

2017-12-08T13:05:51+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, Job Postings, News|

Trout fishing opportunities await at Cane Creek Park

COOKEVILLE – Cane Creek Park’s lake just got more crowded – with trout. It’s not the sort of fish one would find there naturally. But each winter, a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency truck rolls into the park, backs down to [...]

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 [...]

2017-12-07T14:41:19+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

Christmas Forest opens Dec. 9 at Cookeville History Museum

COOKEVILLE – The “seeds” were first planted last year. Now a second “crop” of trees is sprouting at the Cookeville History Museum in its Christmas Forest exhibit, which opens during the museum’s open house Dec. 9 from 10 a.m.-noon. “It’s a [...]

Christmas in the Park begins at Dogwood Park

COOKEVILLE – Community spirit, Santa and a nearly 40-foot-tall Christmas tree came together Dec. 3 for the City of Cookeville’s third annual Christmas in the Park Tree-Lighting Ceremony at Dogwood Park. “We had a beautiful evening and another large, enthusiastic [...]