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A Special Supplement to the Herald-Citizen

August 11, 2013


A2 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST

For the Home

Air Experts, owned by Jason Ray, was voted as “Best of the Best” in heating and cooling by HeraldCitizen readers. Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Meadows Homes sales representatives, from left, Jim Cobb, Tonya Jobe and Dave Clark show off the kitchen area of a modular home. The business was one of two voted as “Best of the Best” for mobile home dealer by readers of the Herald-Citizen

Thanks for making us #1!

Pawn Shop

Cookeville Loan & Jewelry 149 W. Jackson St. 528-4653

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Home consultants, from left, Doug Davis, Theresa Watson and David Godsey of Clayton Homes stand before a modular home. The business was one of two chosen as “Best of the Best” for mobile home dealer by H-C readers.

Real Estate Company American Way 710 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville 931-526-9581

T hank You! for your continued support

Real Estate Agent Gina Key American Way 710 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville 931-526-9581 Mobile Home Dealer Meadows Homes 1535 Interstate Dr., Cookeville (931) 526-1371 See HOME, Page 4

Barber

Michael Sleister

Barber Shop

Men’s Haircare • Therapeutic Massage 245 W 8th St. Cookeville • 528-1090

“Thank You!” For Voting Dr. Thomas A. Holt 2013 Best Veterinarian. “Thank You” to our clients and to our staff for assisting us in providing quality care to our patients. This would not be possible without all of you!

Animal Medical Clinic (931)528-5885 | 1325 Crescent Drive, Cookeville


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A3

BEST OF THE BEST

For the Home

About Best of the Best For the third year in a row, we’ve asked you, the readers of the Herald-Citizen, to vote for your favorites in the community — everything from places to eat to fun places to go to the best professionals you know. Ballots were published throughout July, and now the votes are in. Here are the “Best of the Best” chosen by you. Congratulations to the winners!

Ernie Cavender, owner of Cavender’s The Interior Company, looks through some carpet samples at 1641 E. Spring St. The store was voted “Best of the Best” by H-C readers for carpet and floor covering. Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Thank you for voting us

Hardware Store!

Stop in today and check out our

August Sizzlin Summer Savings!

Thank You for Voting!

Ballroom • Latin • Swing • Wedding • Group & Private Lessons

DANCE STUDIO Ballroom Latin Swing

POTTER’S ACE HOME CENTER 325 Newman Drive Cookeville-(931)528-8413

1600 Harristown Road Monterey-(931)839-8922

128 N. Churchill Drive Sparta-(931)836-2271

615 W. Main Street Algood-(931)537-3312

502 Rickman Road Livingston-(931)823-6471

Corner of 70/56 Baxter-(931)858-1122

FREE ESTIMATES • FREE DELIVERY • WWW.POTTERSACE.COM

Private & Group Lessons Wedding Dances Social Dances

Zumba With Piper

S. Willow Ave., Cookeville 931-319-6000 341(Same building as Suntan Village)

“Even your smallest jobs are important! When you need a pro call 931-520-FLOW”

PUTNAM PLUMBING service • skill • standards

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

PLUMBING GAS PIPING HOT WATER RESTAURANTS TANKLESS DRAINS

Thanks for making us

Senior & Military Discounts

Plumber again this year!

www.putnamplumbing.com

Credit Cards Accepted

EMERGENCY SERVICE 24HRS 7 DAYS


A4 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST

For the Home From Page A2

Clayton Homes 1440 Interstate Dr., Cookeville (931) 526-3338

Johnson Nursery and Garden Center co-owner David Johnson gives tender care to some hydrangea plants. The store was chosen by H-C readers as “Best of the Best” for lawn and garden products. Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Interior Decorator Whitney Lane, Interior Designers & Decorators 323 E. Spring St., Cookeville (865) 696-9924 Heating and Cooling Company Air Experts Air Experts, LLC

1631 E. Spring St., Cookeville (931) 528-1247 Carpet Cleaner Cumberland Carpet Cleaning 528 E. Spring St., Cookeville (931) 520-8651 Home Building and Remodeling HD Homes www.hdhomestn.com (931) 284-9192 (931) 544-9312 See HOME, Page 5

Thanks for Making Us #1!

1191 S. Walnut Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501 (931)528-5504 Monday August 12th @ 6pm

Bike Night location: Buffalo Wild Wings 1385 Interstate Drive, Cookeville, TN 38501 Mid-State Motorsports and Buffalo Wild Wings are hosting their first Bike Night August 12, 2013 @ 6pm. Bring your appetite and your favorite bike for a night of fellowship, good food, and fun!!!

Thank you

for your continued support. Voted BEST Local Band for

3

consecutive years!

Band Contact Info: 931-260-7419

www.tennesseebackroadsband.com


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A5

BEST OF THE BEST

Thank You!

For the Home

Florist

Dee Allison, owner of Dee Allison Plumbing & Electrical, was voted “Best of the Best” in the electrician category by readers of the Herald-Citizen. Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

432-5734

redwhiteandbloomflowers.com

Thank You VERY MUCH

From Page A4

Appliance Store Appliance Mart 749 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-6467 Furniture Store Ashley Furniture HomeStore 620 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 528-7783 Carpet/Floor Covering Store Cavender’s

The Interior Company 1641 E. Spring St., Cookeville (931) 372-2112 Bowman’s Carpet Outlet 275 S. Willow Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-5728 Lawn and Garden Products Johnson Nursery and Garden Center 1717 E. Spring St., Cookeville (931) 528-8000 See HOME, Page 6

for choosing us as the Best of the Best Furniture Store 2013! 620 W. Jackson Street | Cookeville TN Phone 931-528-7783 Store Hours: Mon - Sat 9am - 7pm | Sun Closed


A6 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST

Places

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Marisa Watson

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Discussing some of their favorite books at LifeWay Christian Stores are, from left, sales associates Ben Rogers and Katy Boles and manager Troy Carter. The store was chosen by H-C readers as “Best of the Best” among book stores.

Voted Best/Favorite Teller in the Herald-Citizen’s Reader Poll

For the Home From Page A5

Lawn and Garden Equipment Repair Rector’s Lawn & Garden 44 CC Camp Road, Cookeville 931-526-5516

Electrician Dee Allison Plumbing & Electrical 4094 Hensley Trail Cookeville 931-372-0546

Plumber Putnam Plumbing P.O Box 363, Cookeville (931) 520-3569

Pest Control Company Midstate Termite & Pest Control 833 W. Broad St. Cookeville (931) 526-4222

Visit Marisa at 808 West Main Street in Livingston to experience the Best in Customer Service!! 1450 Neal Street, Cookeville – 808 West Main Street, Livingston www.americanbt.com

THANK YOU!!!! For voting us Best Bank Two Years In A Row in the Herald-Citizen Readers Choice Awards We appreciate the continued confidence of our customers and the opportunity to serve them.

COOKEVILLE OFFICE - Front row left to right: Delorise Fuqua, Megan Cole, Rebecca King, Denise Mabe, Regina Wiggins. Back row, left to right: Marty Maynord, Sherri Lee, Trevor Dyer, Cynthia Ogletree, Sharon Halliburton, and Jimmy Hull.

LIVINGSTON OFFICE - Front row left to right: Albert Jenkins, Marisa Watson, Laurie Marshall, Stephanie Presley, Marlena Roberts, Bridget Thompson, Kayla Mitchell, Amanda Conatser, Karen White, Melissa Conner. Back row, left to right: David Howard, Wes Burnett, Marty Maynord, Donna Paul, Andy Beechboard, Jessica Hayes, and Cody Cross.

1450 Neal Street, Cookeville – 808 West Main Street, Livingston www.americanbt.com


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A7


A8 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST

Authorized Dealer

Places

Lessons and Repairs Available

Thank You!

549 East Spring St. Cookeville, TN 38501

Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm crossroadsmusic@frontier.com 931-372-2295

Thank You For Voting Us “Best Of The Best”

SportsHouse “Team Sporting Goods”

The lollipop Shoppe, owned by ashley Boyce, was one of two chosen as “Best of the Best” by Herald-Citizen readers for children’s clothing and shoes.

55 South Willow Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501

Todd Hudson & Mark Mason, Owners

Phone 931-372-9002

Ty Kernea | Herald-Citizen

Antique Shop Jones Antiques 6 S. Washington Ave., Cookeville (931) 881-8016 Hardware Potters Ace Home Center 615 W. Main St., Algood (931) 537-3312 325 Newman Dr., Cookeville (931) 528-8413 Pawn Cookeville Loan and Jewelry 149 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 528-4653

Bank American Bank & Trust of the Cumberlands 1450 Neal St., Cookeville (931) 526-4800 808 W. Main St., Livingston (931) 823-5648 TV/Electronics Electronic Express 596 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 372-2332 Musical Instrument Crossroads Music 549 E. Spring St., Cookeville (931) 372-2295

Book Store LifeWay Christian Stores 414 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 525-1024 Gift Shop The Market on the Square 6 N. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 372-7688 Women’s Clothing Belk 377 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 525-1418 See PlaceS, Page 9

Would like to thank the readers of the Herald-Citizen for voting us

Laundromat/Dry Cleaner We are honored to receive this award. I’m truly blessed to work with a great staff and have wonderful customers to serve here for over 22 years.

Britt Akers Owner

Two Locations For Your Convenience

931-526-5227 931-526-4687 55 N. Walnut

377 Foutch Drive

www.cookevillemartinizing.com


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A9

BEST OF THE BEST

Places From Page A8

Men’s Clothing Belk 377 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 525-1418 Shoe Store Belk 377 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 525-1418 Children’s Clothing/Shoes Lollipop Shoppe 47 N. Cedar Ave., Cookeville (931) 372-7767

Thanks for voting

Kohl’s 700 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 528-9796 Grocery Leo’s Spring Street Market 215 W. Spring St., Cookeville 931-526-2992

372-0546

Dry Cleaner/ Laundromat One Hour Martinizing 377 Foutch Dr., Cookeville (931) 526-4687 55 N. Walnut Ave., Cookeville (931) 526-5227

Electrician

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A10 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST

Medical dr. alissa Hudson of Middle Tennessee eye associates examines a patient at 315 N. Washington ave. dr. Hudson was chosen as “Best of the Best” by Herald-Citizen readers in the opthalmologist category.

Medical Clinic Satellite Med 1120 Sams St., Cookeville (931) 528-7312

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Pharmacy/Drug Store Satellite Med 1120 Sams St., Cookeville (931) 528-7312 Doctor Don Grisham, M.D. Internal Medicine 315 N. Washington Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-3300 Nurse Veronica Clouse Cookeville Regional Medical Center 1 Medical Center Blvd., Cookeville (931) 528-2541 Rebecca Meadows Cookeville Gynecology 100 W. 3rd St., Cookeville (931) 528-9047 Surgeon Dr. Kenna Williams Satellite Med 1120 Sams St., Cookeville (931) 528-7312

TThanks h a n k s for f o r Choosing Choosing

372-8200 1501 S. Jefferson Avenue Call:

See Medical, Page 11


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A11

BEST OF THE BEST

Medical Pharmacy technicians, from left, Nicole Burgess, Jessica Henry and deltina dishman are happy that Satellite Med was voted “Best of the Best” by H-C readers in three categories: pharmacy/drug store, medical clinic and surgeon.

No. 1 in Local News

Herald-Citizen 526-9715

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

From Page a10

Optometrist Huddleston & Shepherd 45 N. Dixie Ave., Cookeville (931) 526-2022 Opthalmologist Dr. Alissa Hudson Middle Tennessee Eye Associates 315 N. Washington Ave., Cookeville (931) 372-1994 Dentist Dr. Jerald Bryant, DDS Maple Leaf

Implant & General 220 N. Washington Ave., Cookeville (931) 526-2613 Chiropractor Nathaniel Mainord, DC 220 King St., Cookeville (931) 372-7797 Home Health Care Caris 2525 Hwy. 111 N. Ste. B, Cookeville (931) 537-3430 See Medical, Page 12

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A12 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST Dogwood Park was chosen as “Best of the Best” for city attraction by readers of the Herald-Citizen. Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Medical From Page A11

Nursing Home Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation — Masters 278 Dry Valley Road, Algood (931) 537-6524 Massage Therapist Melissa Mainord

Omaet The Salon & Therapeutic Massage 127 W. Broad St. Cookeville 510-4521 Weight Control Center Best Weigh Weight Loss Center, LLC 307 S. Willow Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-6025

No. 1 in Local News

Herald-Citizen 526-9715


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A13

BEST OF THE BEST

Professionals Minister Clarence DeLoach Evangelist, retired from Willow Avenue Church of Christ Law Enforcement Officer Dana Looper Algood Police Department 110 E. Main St., Cookeville (931) 537-6830 Firefighter Zach Womack Cookeville Fire Department 45 E. Broad St, Cookeville (931) 526-2121 Firefighter Zach Womack of the Cookeville Fire Department was voted “Best of the Best” among firefighters by H-C readers. Congratulating him are Captain Daryl Blair, left, and Chief Roger Fuqua, right.

See PRoFeSSionalS, Page 14


A14 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST Chosen by H-C readers as “Best of the Best” in the emergency responder category was eMT Wayne Lowe of Putnam County eMS.

Thank You for Voting Us Best of the Best for 2013 Professionals

Officer Dana Looper of the Algood Police Department was chosen as “Best of the Best” for law enforcement officer by readers of the HeraldCitizen.

from Page 13

Emergency Responder Wayne Lowe Emergency Medical Technician, Putnam County EMS 700 County Services Dr., Cookeville (931) 528-1555 Lawyer Steve Qualls Qualls & Fry, Attorneys at Law 165 E. Spring St., Cookeville (931) 526-5594

Photographer Ellie Odom www.ellieodomphoto.com (931) 544-5996 Baker/Caterer Loretta Kmet Great Harvest Bread Company 120 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 525-5623

Past President, Phillip Baker, left with the present President, Pat Bagley.

Rotary is a volunteer organization with 33,000 clubs in over 200 countries. Rotary club members represent a crosssection of business and professional leaders around the world. These 1.2 million men and women donate their expertise, time, and funds to support local and international projects that address challenges affecting the world today, such as hunger, poverty, illiteracy, and disease. Rotary’s flagship program is its effort to eradicate polio worldwide. The Rotary Club of Cookeville is 140 members strong. We are united with the worldwide association of Rotary clubs under the motto “Service Above Self”. Our club meets every Wednesday at noon at the Leslie Town Centre. We invite you to visit us, or check us out on Facebook, and see what it means to be a part of the family of Rotary!

See PrOfeSSiOnALS, Page 15

Thank you for making us the Best of the Best! We appreciate your vote!

Masters 278 Dry Valley Road Algood, TN 38506 (931)537-6524

Cookeville’s Best of the Best Gift Shop! Thank you for your continued support.

Sylvia J. Burton, RN, NHA, Executive Director 5-Star Rating from CMS AHCA Silver Award Winner State Malcolm Baldrige Award Winner Herald-Citizen Best of the Best 2013

6 N. Jef ferson, Cookeville • 931-372-7688


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A15

BEST OF THE BEST

Professionals Thanks For Nominating Us Pet Groomer/ Pet Boarding Resort

DOG and Company 29 E. 1st St., Cookeville

528-bark (2275) www.dogandco-boutique.com facebook/DogAndCompanyCookeville Ty Kernea | Herald-Citizen

Presley funeral Home — owned by Bryant Presley, left, and son Seth Presley — was voted “Best of the Best” by Herald-Citizen readers.

from

Trust of the Cumberlands 808 W. Main St., Livingston (931) 823-5648

from Page 14

Jeweler Matt Phillips The Jewelry Emporium 377 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 526-8366 Florist Red White & Bloom Flowers and Gifts 4655 Hillrose Dr., Baxter (931) 432-5734 Bank Teller Marisa Watson American Bank &

THANK YOU!

Insurance Agency Swallows-Newman Insurance Agency 480 Neal St., Cookeville (931) 526-4025 Insurance Agent Rocky Matlock Matlock Insurance 136 E. Spring St., Cookeville (931) 372-8023 See ProfeSSionalS, Page 16

Optometrist

Thanks to our patients for voting for us best of the best in the Herald-Citizen Reader’s Choice Awards 2013.

us c o F r u O u! o Y n o s i Dr. Garrett Shepherd & Dr. Jonathan Coble

45 N. Dixie Ave • 526-2022

www.cookevillevision.com

The Swallows Agencies Serving the Upper Cumberland Since 1956

Thanks for Voting Us #1 Insurance Company in the Upper Cumberland

Th Thank You for choosing us as the Upper Cumberland’s Best Carpet / Flooring Store!

FREE ESTIMATES 3 Rooms Carpet and Pad To find out more about the coverage options available to help protect you and your family, call on us!

3 LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU!

Cookeville 931.526.4025 Livingston 931.823.5641 Like us on Smithville 615.215.4455 www.swallowsinsurance.com

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Installed 275 S. Willow Cookeville, TN

Bowman’s Carpet Outlet 931-528-5728 CARPET * VINYL LAMINATE www.bowmanscarpetoutlet.com

931-528-5728 275 S. Willow Ave. Cookeville, TN.


A16 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST

Professionals Matt Phillips of The Jewelry emporium shows off some diamond rings. He was voted as “Best of the Best” by HeraldCitizen readers in the jeweler category. Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

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Investment Broker Steve Boots UBS 115 N. Washington Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-5426

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Local Radio DJ Philip Gibbons County Giant 94.7 Local Band The Back Roads Band Country and Southern Rock, Cookeville (931) 260-7419 Local Newspaper Columnist Amy Davis Herald-Citizen 1300 Neal St., Cookeville (931) 526-9715 See ProfeSSionalS, Page 17

Thank You!

Thank You!! For Voting Us Best Carpet Cleaner 2013

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Cumberland C u m b e r l a n d Carpet C a r p e t Cleaning Cleaning We offer home cleaning, commercial cleaning, and boat cleaning.

528 E. Spring Street, Cookeville, TN 38501 (931)520-8651 www.cumberlandcarpetcleaning.com


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A17

BEST OF THE BEST

Thanks for your Votes!

Professionals

Ellie Odom Medlin was voted “Best of the Best” in photography by readers of the Herald-Citizen. Abby Weeden

From Page 16

Veteranarian Dr. Thomas A. Holt Animal Medical Clinic PC 1325 Crescent Dr., Cookeville (931) 528-5885

229 2 2 9 E. E . Spring S p r i n g St., S t . , Cookeville, Co o k e v i l l e , TN T N 38501 3 8 5 0 1 - 931-261-4002 931-261-4002

Thank You For Voting Us Algood Stop N Go

Funeral Home Presley Funeral Home 695 Buffalo Valley Road, Cookeville (931) 528-1044 Pet Groomer Dog & Company Pet Boutique 29 E. 1st St. Ste. A Cookeville (931) 528-2275 Pet Boarding/Resort Dog & Company Pet Boutique 29 E. 1st St. Ste. A Cookeville (931) 528-2275

Minister Willow Ave. church of Christ salutes our former minister

Best Breakfast

Clarence DeLoach

for being named “Best Minister” in the recent HeraldCitizen poll. Bro. DeLoach was the minister at Willow Ave. from 1977-1988 and again from 2006-2010. Although he is retired from full-time work, Bro. DeLoach continues to preach and teach as he has done for the past 60+ years.

Thank you, Bro. DeLoach,

for your long years of service to the Lord’s church.

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2010 Burton Branch Rd. 537-2101 facebook.com/AlgoodStopnGo

#1 BECAUSE OF OUR PEOPLE #1 BECAUSE OF YOU! Join us as we congratulate Veronica Clouse, RN, who was voted Cookeville' s Best Nurse in the HERALD-CITIZEN reader' s poll. It' s people like Veronica and our many dedicated doctors, nurses and staff who make us the proven choice by proving themselves every day.

ONE

SOURCE FOR PROVEN CARE

Physician Referral: 931-783-2571 or toll-free 877-DRS-CRMC + crmchealth.org


A18 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST

On and Off the Road

Ty Kernea | Herald-Citizen

Happy to have been voted “Best of the Best” by Herald-Citizen readers in the new vehicle dealer category are, from left, Eric Carwile, F and I manager; Aaron Norvell, Doug Looper, Ralph Thornton and Todd Borski, sales consultants; and Don Hyatt, sales manager.

New Vehicle Dealer Carlen Chevrolet 330 W. Spring St., Cookeville (931) 526-2163 Used Vehicle Dealer Cumberland Automotive 1540 Interstate Dr., Cookeville (931) 526-5600 Car salesman Jeffery Cummings, Nissan of Cookeville 501 Neal St., Cookeville (931) 528-7715 Auto Body Shop Jeff Young Collision Center 1501 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 372-8200 Tires BK Luna, Luna & Son Tire 328 N. Spring St., Sparta (931) 836-2133 Muffler Shop Volunteer Muffler 555 W. Broad St.,

Larry Nabors is owner of Nabors I-40 Service, which was voted “Best of the Best” in wrecker service and towing by Herald-Citizen readers.

Cookeville (931) 528-8521

Dr. Bert Geer and

Auto Repair South Willow Auto Clinic 640 S. Willow Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-2625 Auto Parts Store Auto Zone 558 S. Willow Ave., Cookeville (931) 526-3649 632 W. Main St., Algood (931) 537-9096

Congratulates their nurse

Rebecca Meadows for being named Herald-Citizen’s

Nurse

Motorcycle/ATV Dealer Mid-State Motorsports 1191 S. Walnut Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-5504 Wrecker Service/Towing Nabors I-40 Service 1547 E. Spring St. Cookeville 931-526-1916

100 W. 3rd St. Cookeville

931-528-9047 www.cookevillegynecology.com

Gas Station Brian’s Corner Market 2509 Buck Mountain Road, Cookeville (931) 537-2509

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Thanks For Voting Us Best Tire Shop for 2013

No. 1 in Local News

Herald-Citizen 526-9715

BK LUNA 328 N. Spring St. • Sparta, TN 931-836-2133 1547 E Spring St, Cookeville, TN 38506 • (931) 526-1916


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A19

BEST OF THE BEST

Recreation cityScape’s Fall Fun Fest was chosen as the “Best of the Best” for community event or festival by Herald-Citizen readers. Ty Kernea | Herald-Citizen

cookeville Rotary was voted “Best of the Best” in the civic club category by readers of the Herald-citizen. Gathering under the new White Plains academy gazebo — a joint effort of the club and the school — are, in front, from left, Phillip Baker, cookeville Rotary president; students Donnie Hiers, Shawn Lawson, christina taylor, Justin Kearns and Danoel Vitervo; White Plains teacher Lloyd covington; and, in back, Jason Lankford, Rotary service projects director; and ed Jared, Rotary club.

Community Event or Festival CityScape’s Fall Fun Fest Cookeville’s main street festival Civic Club Cookeville Rotary County Attraction Putnam County Fair City Attraction Dogwood Park East Broad St., Cookeville Sporting Goods Store Sportshouse 55 S. Willow Ave., Cookeville (931) 372-9002

See RecReation, Page 20

No. 1 in Local News

Herald-Citizen 526-9715


A20 — HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013

BEST OF THE BEST H-C readers voted the Putnam county agricultural and industrial Fair as “Best of the Best” in the county attraction category. Little Jacob Hunter enjoys a ride on the mini ferris wheel during last year’s fair. Ty Kernea | Herald-Citizen

Recreation 1999 E Spring St., Cookeville (931) 520-7500

From Page 19

Hunting/Fishing Gear Store Outdoor Junction

See RecReation, Page 21

Beauty Barber Shop Gentleman’s Barber 245 W. 8th St., Cookeville (931) 528-1090

Tanning Salon Millenium Tanning 377 W. Jackson St., Cookeville (931) 526-5458

Barber Chad Campbell Campbell’s Barber Shop 229 E. Spring St. (931) 261-4002

Nail Technician Melissa Williams The Nail Shop 889 D S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 520-3949

53 W. Broad St., Cookeville

Thank you Cookeville for supporting our local restaurants.

Family Friendly

New Orleans Atmosphere

Courteous Staff

Green Tomatoes Rack of Lamb Blackened Filet And the Number 1 Reason...You! Thank You Friends!

MONDAY – SATURDAY 11:00AM – 10:00PM SUNDAY 10:30AM – 10:00PM OUR LOUNGE IS OPEN EVERY NIGHT 10:00PM – 2:00AM


HERALD-CITIZEN, Cookeville, Tenn. — www.herald-citizen.com — Sunday, August 11, 2013 — A21

BEST OF THE BEST

Recreation Thank You

Todd Hudson, co-owner of Sportshouse (along with Mark Mason), talks baseball bats with Kyle Davis, 9. Sportshouse was chosen by Herald-Citizen readers as “Best of the Best” for sporting goods.

for choosing the

Original Gondola Best of the Best Italian Restaurant in the Upper Cumberland.

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Everyone at the Gondola is humbled by your vote and we appreciate the opportunity to serve you. From Page 20

Tradition and Quality Service since 1970

1156 South Jefferson Avenue Cookeville, TN 38506 931-854-1466

Health Club Cookeville Fitness Center 444 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-8446

Thank You for voting me Best of the Best Photographer 2013

Martial Arts School Jack Scott United Karate Studio 601 E. 10th St., Cookeville (931) 528-1739 Dance School Piper’s Dance & Fitness Studio 341 S. Willow Ave., Cookeville (931) 319-6000 Golf Course White Plains Golf Course 4000 Plantation Dr., Cookeville (931) 537-6397

Specializing in Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts • Furniture • Glassware

• Lighting • Military Relics

• Guitars • Bronze

6 S. Washington (on the square) • 881-8016

www.ellieodomphoto.com

931-544-5996


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BEST OF THE BEST

Restaurants Sharon DeFosche, owner of World Foods, chats with employee Haley Smith in front of her restaurant — which was voted the “Best of the Best” for lunch by Herald-Citizen readers — at 22 n. Cedar Street. Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Thank You so much to all our friends who voted us

For The Third Year In A Row Lawn & Garden Equipment Repair Rector Lawn & Garden 44 CC Camp Road Cookeville Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Showing off a tasty sub sandwich at Fire House Subs are, from left, erik Skottegard, team member; Lori Benassi, team member; Chetan Patel, owner; and Rachel nichols, general manager. the subs at Fire House Subs were deemed “Best of the Best” by Herald-Citizen readers.

Breakfast Algood Stop & Go 2010 Burton Branch Road, Cookeville (931) 537-2101 Lunch World Foods 22 N. Cedar St., Cookeville (931) 528-5090 Dinner Crawdaddy’s West Side Grill 53 W. Broad St., Cookeville (931) 526-4660 Pizza Marco’s Pizza 447 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 372-1200 Hamburgers Father Tom’s Pub 32 N. Cedar Ave.,

Cookeville (931) 854-9484 Oriental A Taste of China 1068 N. Washington Ave., Cookeville (931) 526-9388 Italian Gondola 1156 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 854-1466 Mexican El Tapatio 190 S. Willow Ave., Cookeville (931) 520-4393, 900 S. Jefferson Ave. (931) 372-0246 Subs Fire House Subs 670 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 854-9176

BEST Martial Arts Studio

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Barbecue Bobby Q’s 1070 N. Washington Ave., Cookeville (931) 526-1024 See ReStauRantS Page 23

526-5516


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BEST OF THE BEST

Schools

Thanks for Choosing Nick’s as Best of the Best S t e a k • Seafood Steak S e a f o o d • Pasta Pa s t a • Chicken C h i cke n • SSalad a l a d • SStir-Fry t i r - F r y • SSandwiches a n dw i c h e s

Algood Middle School Principal Tim Martin was chosen as “Best of the Best” by Herald-Citizen readers in the principal category. Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

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Tues - Fri 11:00am-9:30pm Sat 4:00-9:30pm • Sun 10:30am-2:30pm

Day Care London Bridge Childcare 1175 E. 10th St., Cookeville (931) 528-6860 School Algood Elementary 2525 Old Walton Road, Cookeville (931) 303-0362 School Principal Tim Martin Algood Middle School 540 Dry Valley Road, Cookeville (931) 537-6141 School Teacher Carissa Comer Algood Elementary 2525 Old Walton Road, Cookeville (931) 303-0362

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Carissa Comer, first grade teacher at Algood Elementary, was voted “Best of the Best” by Herald-Citizen readers.

Restaurants

Thank You!

Amy Davis | Herald-Citizen

Luke Davis, 4, happily accepts an ice cream cone from Sarah Mapes of Cream City Ice Cream and Coffee House. The shop was voted “Best of the Best” for desserts by readers of the Herald-Citizen.

Desserts

Desserts

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Desserts Cream City Ice Cream & Coffee House 119 W. Broad St., Cookeville (931) 528-2732 Fine Dining/Atmosphere Nick’s 895 S. Jefferson Ave., Cookeville (931) 528-1434

THANK YOU Upper Cumberland for voting us Best Of The Best! FREE DELIVERY FINANCING AVAILABLE

528-6467

749 S. JEFFERSON AVE COOKEVILLE

As a special thank you Double Scoop for the price of a Single (Mention you saw this in the Herald-Citizen for this deal) Offer expires Sept. 15, 2013

Party Room Rentals $25 per hour

119 West Broad Street., Cookeville • 931-528-2732 Mon.-Thurs. 11am-10pm, Fri.-Sat. 11am-11pm, Sun. 12pm-10pm


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Best of the best 2013