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History Museum awarded top TAM award for ‘Escape’ exhibit

COOKEVILLE – Remember last summer’s “Escape the Cookeville History Museum” exhibit? The one that challenged kids to follow clues to find a key that would “unlock” the museum? It made a good impression on the Tennessee Association of Museums – [...]

Storyfest returning to Dogwood Park May 5

COOKEVILLE – South Carolina’s Tim Lowry has been telling stories “of the people, by the people and for the people” for 15 years. He’ll continue that tradition as the headliner of Cookeville Leisure Services’ fifth annual Storyfest in the Park [...]

‘I Have a Voice’ celebrates Tennessee’s African American musical heritage

COOKEVILLE – The Cookeville History Museum is hosting the Tennessee State Museum traveling exhibit “I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage” through May 3. The exhibit gives a snapshot of Tennessee’s rich African American musical heritage and its [...]

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 [...]

Train Tales a Friday favorite at Cookeville Depot

  COOKEVILLE – While most kids may never set foot on a moving locomotive, they’re all “experts” on these massive rail-riding vehicles. “Kids are genuinely excited about trains,” Ashley McKee, education specialist for the Cookeville Depot and History museums, said. [...]