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Posted on: June 22, 2018



Road closures Saturday, June 30th and Sunday, July 1st in preparation for the annual Slide CKVL event that will take place in the downtown area. Please see attached map for streets that will be impacted by the event. Please contact Cookeville City Hall wi...

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Community News
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Road Improvements Survey

Putnam County Outline

Below you will find a link to the June 2018 Putnam County Transportation Improvements Survey.  In late 2017, Putnam County Executive Randy Porter formed The Putnam County Joint Transportation Committee.  The Committee is composed of elec...

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Planning Department
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Train Tales a Friday favorite at Cookeville Depot

Children enjoy Train Tales at the 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, educat...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Red, White & Boom begins with SlideCKVL June 30-July 1

A girl slides during SlideCKVL.

COOKEVILLE – The City of Cookeville’s fourth annual Red, White and Boom Independence Day celebration kicks off June 30-July 1 with SlideCKVL, a 1,000-foot waterslide along Broad Street.

“SlideCKVL will be the biggest two-day w...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 11, 2018

June offers lots of fitness options at Cane Creek Recreation Center

Leisure Services fitness instructors

COOKEVILLE – Ready to try a new fitness class?

Cookeville Leisure Services has 26 to choose from in June – everything from yoga to Zumba – at the Cane Creek Recreation Center, 180 C C Camp Road. Classes are $3 each (unless oth...

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Fitness class descriptions Leisure Services
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Heart of the City Playground waterfall mural gets new splash of color

Heart of the City Playground mural

COOKEVILLE – Vibrant blue and white “water” is flowing once again inside Dogwood Park’s Heart of the City Playground.

Cookeville muralist Erica Swenson just finished repainting the playground’s Burgess Fall...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Drumming circle, hula hoop flow dancing June 30 at Dogwood Park

drums and hula hoop

COOKEVILLE – A community drumming circle, along with hula hoop flow dancing, will be presented June 30 at Dogwood Park.

Tennessee Tech University’s Colin J. Hill, professor of percussion studies, and multi-instrumentalist Massood Taj of...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Pollinator fields to bloom at Cane Creek Park

Pollinator field seeds are planted at Cane Creek Park.

COOKEVILLE – Trail users at Cane Creek Park will soon see big changes around the north side of the lake.

Three pollinator fields, totaling just over three acres, were recently planted to provide sanctuaries for bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Free summer movies return to Dogwood Park and Cookeville Depot

People gather to watch a movie at Dogwood Park.

COOKEVILLE – Friday nights in Cookeville are flickering to life with free movies at Dogwood Park in June and the Cookeville Depot Museum in July.

The June series, After Dark Movies in the Park, presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and State R...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Next Cookeville Community Band concert June 25 at Dogwood Park

Cookeville Community Band  concert

COOKEVILLE – It’s summer concert time in Cookeville.

The next in a series of Cookeville Community Band concerts, presented by Cookeville Leisure Services, will take place June 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dogwood Performance Pavilion in Dogwo...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 23, 2018

‘Kidville’ exhibit offers hands-on look at local government

Children look at an exhibit at the Cookeville History Museum.

COOKEVILLE – Local children have an opportunity to learn more about their city in “Kidville,” a new exhibit at the Cookeville History Museum.

Admission is free.

“‘Kidville’ is a hands-on look at so...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Ready for camp? Leisure Services offers several

Children participate in Lacrosse Camp

COOKEVILLE – Now that summer break is here, many students are thinking about how they’ll spend their days.

Cookeville Leisure Services is offering several athletic camps to help fill the gap.

“Our summer camps are an excellent ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Friendly reminder when visiting our parks


Cookeville city parks provide a wonderful opportunity for pet owners to walk with their pets in a traffic-free environment.  However, we’d like to remind everyone of the need and requirement to keep our pets physically restrained or on a leash. &...

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Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Agendas & Minutes Available Online

Cookeville Depot Museum

Access easily searchable meeting agendas and minutes for the City Council and other boards of Cookeville.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Call Before You Dig

dogwood park fountain with people

A simple call to 811 ensures that a Cookeville Gas Department Representative will arrive and locate any gas lines in the area.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

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Dogwood Park Fountain

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