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Posted on: June 18, 2021

2021 Smoke Testing Project- Cane Creek

Cane Creek Smoke Testing

Beginning June 21st, the Department of Water Quality Control will be smoke testing the sanitary sewer system in various locations of Cookeville including the Cane Creek area. Smoke testing will involve blowing smoke into the sewer lines and searching for ...

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Community News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Public Notice - Public Hearing

Cookeville City Hall spring 1

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC HEARING

The Cookeville City Council will meet in the Council Chambers of the Cookeville Municipal Building, 45 East Broad Street, at 5:30 p.m., on the following date(s) to consider the following agenda item(s):

July 1, 2021 -  H...

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Community News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

After Dark Movies in the Park: Fridays, June 4-July 2, at Dogwood Park

After Dark Movies in the Park at Dogwood Park

COOKEVILLE – Friday nights. Movies under the stars. And popcorn.

Check, check and check.

The After Dark Movies in the Park series, presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and State Rep. Ryan Williams, begins June 4 at Dogwood Park with &ldquo...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Cookeville bluebird club monitors nesting boxes in city parks

bluebird boxes in city parks

COOKEVILLE — Peering inside the small wooden boxes on their weekly rounds at Cane Creek Park, Bill and Jane Gray anticipate sweet discoveries. First, they notice bits of straw, grass or pine needles. Later, a full nest. Then, an increasing numbe...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Open kickball available Thursdays, May 13-July 1, at Cane Creek SportsPlex

kickball at Cane Creek SportsPlex

COOKEVILLE – Just show up and play.

That’s what local kickball enthusiasts can expect from a new open kickball opportunity being offered by Cookeville Leisure Services on Thursday evenings starting May 13 at Cane Creek SportsPlex, 2200 W. Jackson St.

“Norma...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 7, 2021

See WWII ‘Through the Lens of a Cookeville Soldier’ at Cookeville History Museum

A picture of Gaskell Warren at Cookeville History Museum

COOKEVILLE – Gaskell Warren always had a camera with him – even at war.

The World War II soldier traveled all over Europe in the mid-1940s as a member of the military police, taking pictures of most everything he saw. Years later, his g...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Cookeville again achieves Tree City USA and Tree Line USA recognition

Arbor Day trees

COOKEVILLE – The City of Cookeville was named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

The city also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental im...

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Community News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Cookeville Tree Board bestows Friends of the Urban Forest Awards

Tree Board Award - Guy Zimmerman

COOKEVILLE – The City of Cookeville and Cookeville Tree Board recently recognized two community partners for their contributions to environmental projects within the city over the past year.

“The tree board voted this year to revive its...

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Community News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Drive Thru Expansion Finished

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The City of Cookeville Customer Service Department is pleased to announce the new expansion of the drive thru service located at City Hall.   As of Friday, April 30th, two lanes for payment is now available for our utility customers convenience.

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Community News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Registration open for Leisure Services summer day camps

lacrosse camp

COOKEVILLE – Some kids fill summer break with sports. Others prefer arts and crafts or free play. 

Cookeville Leisure Services’ summer day camps provide opportunities for all of the above.

“We are excited to be able to offer a jam-packed summer of ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 19, 2021

SlideCKVL cancelled for 2021

SlideCKVL cancelled

COOKEVILLE –– SlideCKVL, Cookeville’s two-day summer water party, has been cancelled.

The annual event, which was also cancelled in 2020, traditionally features a 1,000-foot waterslide on Broad Street that attracts thousands o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Dog park construction underway at Cane Creek Park

Cane Creek dog park construction

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville’s first public dog park is taking shape and could be ready to open by this summer at Cane Creek Park.

Cookeville Leisure Services Director Rick Woods said construction is underway and equipment purchases are bein...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Public Notice Council Meetings Notice 2021

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PUBLIC NOTICE

         NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all residents of Cookeville, Tennessee, and to all persons interested, that Open, Public Regular Meetings of the City Council of Cookeville will be held at the re...

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