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Cookeville’s First Baptist Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary

City, county and state leaders will join Cookeville’s First Baptist Church Sunday for its 150th anniversary celebration. The church established in 1873 with 34 charter members. Senior Pastor Scott McKinney said the church has been celebrating for the last three weeks, highlighting longtime church members. McKinney said the church has been highlighting the histories of its buildings and how they ... Read More »

Cookeville Council Approves Walnut Park Lease

The Cookeville City Council approved a 15-year lease with Cookeville’s First Baptist Church to improve access to Walnut Park. The city will lease the back corner of the parking lot at the corner of Walnut Avenue and Spring Street. The city create a hard-surfaced path in that area to connect the parking lot to the existing park entrance. The city ... Read More »