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Life Church Donates Over $100 K Collected From Easter Services

Three local non-profits each received a $35,000 donation from Cookeville’s Life Church Friday. The contribution comes from the collection at the Easter Services that Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson spoke at. Associate Pastor Bob Sotis said over 10,000 people attended over the two days. “I got to bless Cookeville Rescue Mission and Tammy over there at Mustard Seed Ranch and they ... Read More »

Brown Family Park in Celina Put On Hold

A potential pocket park in name of the Brown family at the Celina Square has been put on hold. Former resident Mel Brown was to donate a small parcel to create the “Brown Family Park.” Mayor Luke Collins said the future of the project is now unknown with Brown recently passing away. “At this point in time, I do not ... Read More »

Overton Sheriff’s Office Donates Gear To Police Department Impacted By Tornado

The Overton County Sheriff’s Office has donated several light bars to a police department impacted in the tornado outbreak of December last year. Sheriff John Garrett said the gear will be going to the Dresden Police Department located in Weakley County. “Their equipment was just completely destroyed, and we happened to have a surplus of light bars and cages to ... Read More »

National Collections Week For Operation Christmas Child

It is National Collections Week for Operation Christmas Child, an organization that sends shoeboxes filled with gifts to underserved children overseas. Area Coordinator Lorie Berta said those boxes are filled both with necessities like school supplies and fun items like toys or stuffed animals. “Any number of things that those children might not have an opportunity to get that we ... Read More »

Millard Oakley Donation To Cumberland University To Be Largest In School History

Longtime Livingston resident Millard Oakley will make the largest donation ever to Cumberland University. The former law school graduate and state official will gift $5 million. The donation will fund an enhancement project to the entrance of the university’s main building, Memorial Hall. Cumberland will also name the School of Humanities, Education and the Arts after the Oakley family. Millard ... Read More »

Genesis House Seeking Assistance With Donations

Genesis House is seeking assistance for several items. The organization serves 9 counties in the Upper Cumberland and assists those who are victims of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Program Manager Denise Dillon said that the items donated by the community play make a huge difference in the lives of their clients. “We’re grant-funded, so our money is already allocated ... Read More »

Free Winter Clothes At Cookeville First United Methodist’s Angel’s Attic

The First United Methodist Church in Cookeville is holding its Angel’s Attic clothing distribution on Thursday. Servant Ministry Director Tamika Parker said they have clothes for anyone in need of staying warm this winter. Parker said the clock is ticking before temperatures take a big drop. “It does help give people confidence in themselves, that there’s people out there that ... Read More »

Friends Of The White Plains Historic Home Donates $4,000 For HVAC Work

One of Algood’s most historic buildings has received HVAC repairs thanks to fundraising efforts by the Friends of the White Plains Historic Home. Board of Directors Member Laura Clemons said the organization funded the work by donating $4,000 to the city of Algood. “We knew that the HVAC needed repairs,” Clemons said. “There were problems in the house with dampness, ... Read More »

Clay County American Legion Needs Dedicated Building To Grow

Clay County’s American Legion Post 18 is in need of an office space to grow their branch. Post Commander Bryan Brady said the group of roughly 30 vets operate out of the Celina Chamber of Commerce at this time. Brady said that in his mind, there is no reason an area like his cannot support a dedicated post for veterans ... Read More »