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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 »

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Vision 2020 5k

The 3rd Annual Cathie & Troy Johnson 5k Run/Walk is coming up Saturday, November 11th at 7am. Rita Watson & Karen Davis with Red Boiling Spring’s Vision 2020, Inc. sit down with Sheila Scruggs to talk about Cathie & Troy Johnson, the details of the 5k, and how it benefits the community. Read More »

Pigskin Preview: Jackson Vs Tyner, York Hosts First Postseason Game

Jackson County readies themselves for their first postseason game against Tyner Academy, who won eight straight games in the regular season. York Institute is excited to be hosting their first postseason game in nearly a decade, but must stay sharp against Signal Mountain’s aggressive defense. Jackson County Coach Sean Loftis and York Institute Coach Derwin Wright talk about their team’s ... Read More »

Pigskin Preview: Cookeville And Stone Memorial Talk Playoffs

Cookeville celebrates their win over Siegel last Friday, and prepares to host Rossview in their postseason opener.  Meanwhile, Stone Memorial tries to shrug off their 56-27 loss to William Blount, and regain focus for their first postseason game against Maplewood. Cookeville High School Coach Jimmy Maynard and Stone Memorial Coach Mark Wattenbarger sit down to discuss their team’s mindset, and ... Read More »

Pigskin Preview: Livingston Hosts Nolensville, Clay’s Redemption

Livingston Academy is excited to host their postseason opener, but have to stay focused against a tough Nolensville team. Meanwhile, Clay County recovers from their 27-14 loss to Gordonsville last Friday, and looks to fix their mistakes before facing Whitwell this week. Coaches Bruce Lamb and Matt Bates join Larry Stone to talk about their team’s postseason hopes on today’s ... Read More »

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Veteran’s Program

Cookeville High School’s JROTC is hosting a salute to our veterans Thursday, November 9th at 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Colonel Nickey Philpot, Cadet Lt. Colonel Lannie Darrow, and Student Body President Claire Craig join Sheila Scruggs to talk about the ceremony, and what it means to them on today’s Happening In The Upper Cumberland. Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Return Of The United Way

Our region is blessed with amazing non profits doing a variety of works to help those in need….and to make this a better place to live. But for years…one of the largest organizations focused on giving….,has been absent from the Upper Cumberland landscape. Now…the United Way is focused on making a return….to help fill needs. John McMillin is President of ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Postseason Begins In The Upper Cumberland

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school football games from around the Upper Cumberland, and talk to coaches and players that play them. This week marks the official end of the regular season, and eleven Upper Cumberland teams are headed for the postseason. Coaches Derwin Wright, Matt Bates, Bruce Lamb, Sean Loftis, Ben Herron, Scott ... Read More »