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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Want to be a docent? Cookeville history and depot museums seeking volunteers

Two docents stand next to the model train at the Depot.

COOKEVILLE – They are the smiling faces who greet you at Cookeville’s history and depot museums – and more are needed.

Docents, that is.

“Our urgent need right now is for docents who enjoy working on Saturdays,&rd...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

‘Memories of the Cookeville Pottery Company’ opens Jan. 25 at History Museum

Cookeville Pottery Company exhibit at Cookeville History Museum

COOKEVILLE – Ahead of its time.

That’s how James Lacy described the Cookeville Pottery Company, which operated from 1936 to 1960. It was owned by his father, Lee Lacy, and great-uncle Arnold Lacy.

“We probably made more handmad...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 15, 2020

‘Clever Little Lies’ – Backstage show opens Jan. 24 at CPAC

Clever Little Lies

COOKEVILLE – Something is wrong – and “Alice” is determined to uncover the truth in Cookeville Performing Arts Center’s Backstage Series production of “Clever Little Lies.”

The show, dir...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 3, 2020

WestSide scavenging fun returns Jan. 11, Feb. 8 and March 14

People participate in a WestSide Scavenger Hunt.

COOKEVILLE – It’s an opportunity to explore Cookeville’s historic WestSide District – and maybe win a prize.

Cookeville Leisure Services’ eighth annual WestSide Scavenger Hunts will take place Jan. 11, Feb....

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Father-Daughter Date Night ticket sales start Jan. 11, sponsorships available now

A father and daughter attend Father-Daughter Date Night.

COOKEVILLE – One of Cookeville’s most beloved events for dads and daughters is just around the corner.

Online ticket sales for Cookeville Leisure Services’ 33rd annual Father-Daughter Date Night begin Jan. 11, but sponsorship options are available now.


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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Cane Creek Park’s winter trout have arrived

A trout is held before it's released into the lake.

COOKEVILLE – It’s the “reel” deal – Cane Creek Park’s winter trout are here.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency released approximately 2,000 rainbow trout into the park’s 56-acre lake Dec. 11 and will return Jan. 22 to release 3,000 more through its annua...

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