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Scavenging fun returns to Cookeville’s WestSide Jan. 20

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville’s historic WestSide district will soon be a destination for “scavengers” during Cookeville Leisure Services’ sixth annual WestSide Scavenger Hunts. The first of three Saturday hunts will take place Jan. 20 starting at the Cookeville Depot Museum at [...]

‘Noises Off’ opens Jan. 26 at CPAC

COOKEVILLE – Almost immediately, audience members will recognize they are watching a bad play – sort of. “The setting is the rehearsal of a play called ‘Nothing On,’” said Steve Gwilt, director of the Cookeville Performing Arts Center’s Backstage Series [...]

Register for winter basketball league by Jan. 19

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville Leisure Services is offering a winter five-on-five men’s basketball league at the Cane Creek Gymnasium. The league includes seven regular season games and a single elimination tournament. Games will be played on Tuesdays, Jan. 30-March 27, at [...]

‘Collecting Cookeville’ exhibit to feature family treasures

COOKEVILLE – Sarah Johnson’s mother loved flowers. Over the years, she accumulated quite a few "flower frogs." “They’re for holding flowers in arrangements,” Johnson said. “My mother always did flowers. She used to have the old-fashioned needle-point flower frogs.” Now [...]

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. [...]