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Posted on: October 16, 2019

‘It lifts me up in spirit’: Health and wellness classes helpful to many

A man participates in a chair yoga class.

COOKEVILLE – As a person with multiple sclerosis, Jim King had been looking for ways to keep his muscles flexible.

When he found out a friend was taking Chair Yoga at Cane Creek Recreation Center, he decided to give it a try. Three years later, he’s still ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Depot’s ‘Boo, Y’all!’ Halloween Cinema showing ‘House on Haunted Hill’ Oct. 25

People watch an outdoor movie at the Cookeville Depot

COOKEVILLE – An eccentric millionaire invites five people to a haunted house party. If they stay the entire night, they’ll each get $10,000.

Who will make it through the night of terrors?

Find out Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. during “Boo,...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Girl Scouts suggest healthy options when feeding ducks, geese at Cane Creek Park

Girl Scouts show their duck feeding sign at Cane Creek Park.

COOKEVILLE – Cane Creek Park’s waterfowl love the people who visit them – and the treats they bring.

But these wild ducks and geese don’t know that some of those treats are bad for them. Neither do those who take joy in watching them waddle up the lake ban...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Quilting demonstrations continue at Cookeville History Museum

quilt demonstrations

COOKEVILLE – The Cookeville History Museum opened a new exhibit, “Cookeville Crazy Quilters: Still Crazy About Quilts After 30 Years,” that includes free quilting demonstrations almost every Saturday throughout the time of th...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

'Crazy' quilt exhibit opens Sept. 7 at Cookeville History Museum

Cookeville Crazy Quilters members show their quilts at Cookeville History Museum.

COOKEVILLE – Some call it crazy. Others say it’s a passion.

But for members of the Cookeville Crazy Quilters, quilting is a little bit of both.

“I lie in bed at night and can’t go to sleep because I’ve got a...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

A place for skaters: Park View Skate Park now open

A skateboarder rides the wall at Park View Skate Park.

COOKEVILLE – “There is an old saying about skate parks,” Cookeville Leisure Services Director Rick Woods said. “‘If your community doesn’t have a skate park, it is one.’”

That ...

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