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Author Archives: Tyler Emmons

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is a ministry that gives presents to children worldwide, while spreading the word of God. Brenda Spain, has been volunteering with Operation Christmas Child for over 15 years. She sits down with Sheila Scruggs to talk about the ministry, and how you can get involved on today’s Happening In The Upper Cumberland. Read More »

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: MADD Vigil

MADD of the Upper Cumberland is holding a candlelight vigil Sunday Nov. 19th at 3pm at First Christian Church in Cookeville. Norris & Aline Skelley with MADD join Sheila Scruggs to discuss how the vigil helps the victims and families of drunk driving accidents. Read More »

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Holiday Festival

The  Appalachian Center for Crafts Holiday Festival is coming up Nov. 17-19. Gail Gentry, Program Director for the Center, joins Sheila Scruggs to talk about the festival, and all of the wonderful activities that will be available for patrons to enjoy. Read More »

High School Playbook: Cookeville and Smith Co. Advance

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school football games from around the Upper Cumberland, and talk to the coaches and players that play them. Friday night four Upper Cumberland teams took to the field hoping to advance in the playoffs. Coaches Jimmy Maynard and Derwin Wright join Larry Stone to talk about their games Friday ... Read More »

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Christmas Bazzar

Putnam County’s UT Extension office is holding a Christmas Bazaar today from 11-7pm. Their Director, Michelle Parrott joins Sheila Scruggs to talk about what you can find at the Christmas Bazaar, and how it helps benefit the community, on today’s Happening In The Upper Cumberland. Read More »

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Art Prowl

Cookeville’s Art Prowl is coming up Nov. 10th from 12-8pm and Nov. 11th from 10-6pm, in Cookeville’s historic Westside and Downtown. Award winning ceramics artist Marilee Hall sits down with Sheila Scruggs to discuss what the event is, and what patrons can expect on today’s Happening In The Upper Cumberland. Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Children In Disasters

When the final story of 2017 is written, we will certainly reflect on the number of emergency situations we have seen in our nation. From the devastating waters that took over Houston to the man-made tragedies of Las Vegas….wildfires in California…the ongoing struggles in Puerto Rico. And of course, our state began the year trying to recover from the heartbreak of Gatlinburg. This week, we ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Cookeville & York Institute Victorious

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school football games from around the Upper Cumberland, and talk to the coaches and players that play them. Friday night eleven Upper Cumberland teams took to the field hoping to advance in the playoffs. Coaches Jimmy Maynor and Derwin Wright talk about their teams victories as they move one ... Read More »