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Sparta Returns Industrial Board For Development

Sparta reconstituted its Industrial Development Board Thursday afternoon, after some 20 years without one. Mayor Jerry Lowery said the board is necessary because state law dictates that any industrial development in the city is negotiated by the county commission without it. Lowery said the board will foster development opportunities as they arise and watch for ... The post Sparta Returns Industrial Board For Development appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. ...

Tech Lab Increasing Research On Responders

Tennessee Tech launching a new Responder Health Lab to provide research on the physical and mental effects for emergency first responders. Assistant Psychology Professor Dr. Derrick Edwards said originally, most first responder research focused on the military. He said research on EMS, Fire, and Police personnel increased after 9/11. “Giving them some assistance, some real-world ... The post Tech Lab Increasing Research On Responders appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. ...

Fentress Back To School Bash Offers Supplies

Local families in need can get ready for back to school Saturday at Fentress County’s annual Back to School Bash. Chamber of Commerce Tourism and Membership Director Seth Vaughn said this year’s event will be carnival-themed, with school supplies being given away alongside bounce houses, games, free food, and more. Vaughn said the event is ... The post Fentress Back To School Bash Offers Supplies appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. ...

Band Director Selected To Attend Academy

Jackson County Schools Band Director Carroll Gotcher has been selected to attend this year’s Tennessee Arts Academy Summer Institute. The academy selects 350 educators from various forms of arts each year to attend the academy to meet and learn new teaching techniques. Gotcher said he is honored to attend the academy. “We get to have ... The post Band Director Selected To Attend Academy appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. ...

Restrictions Changed For Relative Caregiver Program

A new state law reduces the requirements needed for families to become eligible for the Relative Caregiver Program (RCP). UCDD Case Manager Marcia Riddle said the change allows relatives with any court order to enroll in the program instead of requiring a final order. Riddle said she thinks it is a positive change because they ... The post Restrictions Changed For Relative Caregiver Program appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. ...

Warren Solid Waste Awarded Tire Grant

The State awarded the Warren County Solid Waste Department a $362,527 grant to purchase equipment to clear illegal tire dump sites. The grant is through Tennessee’s Tire Environmental Act Program. Solid Waste Director Josh Roberts said receiving the grant was huge for the department as they currently have to remove sites by hand. “We will ... The post Warren Solid Waste Awarded Tire Grant appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. ...

Funding Looks Good For Magnolia Ridge

Highlands Residential Services expects word by late August on an application to receive tax credits for its Magnolia Ridge project off Buffalo Valley Road. Developer Alvin Nance told the Highlands Board Thursday the final application has been submitted to the Tennessee Housing Development Agency. Nance said they reviewed a list of all the applicants for ... The post Funding Looks Good For Magnolia Ridge appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. ...

Overton Fair Kicks Off 85th Year With Pageants

The Overton County Fair kicks off its 85th year of celebration and agriculture with pageants Thursday night. Fair Secretary Bob Matthews said there are different events scheduled for each day including livestock shows, motorcycle races, and a truck and tractor pull. Matthews said the fair gives everyone from gardeners, to young children, 4-H students, or ... The post Overton Fair Kicks Off 85th Year With Pageants appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. ...

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Mitch White, long term art teacher at Cookeville High School talks about his history, art shows, teaching, education, and more! This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she meets with Mitchell White, teacher of 30 years at CHS and favored artist in Cookeville. They discuss all of his former and current ... The post The Scene: Tenured Artist Mitchell White appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Erica Duarte gives you everything you need to know about writing and her journey! This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she meets with Erica Duarte, local artist and author. They discuss her beginnings with poetry, her writing style now, various publishing companies, and more! New episodes every Sunday at 8am ... The post The Scene: Local Writer Erica Duarte appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Emily Sands discusses her local business as a tattoo artist! This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she meets with Emily Sands, tattoo artist and business owner in Cookeville! They talk about her journey as an artist, inspiration, current work, and more! New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock ... The post The Scene: Local Celebrated Artist Emily Sands appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Abby Weeden gives insights into her new store front, photography and more! This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she meets with Abby Weeden, photographer and local business owner in Cookeville. They talk about her new storefront, her history, current work and more! New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite ... The post The Scene: Inside Photography With Abby Weeden appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Lynda LaCoax discusses A Better Me Yoga and some of the classes they offer! This week on The Scene – Join Marcia Lee as she talks with Lynda LaCoax about the Bend class that is offered at A Better Me Yoga. Also hear about the health effects that classes like these can have on your ... The post The Scene: Lynda LaCoax and A Better Me Yoga appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Dr. Troy Smith talks about the Upper Cumberland Humanities and Social Sciences Institute. Keeping stories alive… inside the UC Institute. Created at Tennessee Tech in the 1980’s, the UC Institute was a way to keep alive the history of our region. It is now headed by Dr. Troy Smith at Tennessee Tech. Today In The ... The post Today In The Upper Cumberland: Inside The Upper Cumberland Humanities and Social Sciences Institute appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Kelly Young and Brigitte Delk discuss the importance of senior centers and what role they play in the lives of our elderly folk. Engagement, Involvement. A visit to the Monterey and Fentress County Senior Centers with the director of each, Kelly Young from Fentress and Brigitte Delk from Monterey. Hear all about the roles of ... The post Today In The Upper Cumberland: A Trip Inside the Monterey and Fentress County Senior Centers appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Mitch White, long term art teacher at Cookeville High School talks about his history, art shows, teaching, education, and more! This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she meets with Mitchell White, teacher of 30 years at CHS and favored artist in Cookeville. They discuss all of his former and current ... The post The Scene: Tenured Artist Mitchell White appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Julie and Bryan West discuss their experience with Down Syndrome, what it means, the kind of resources available for parents and individuals, and more. A personal story. Exploring Down Syndrome and the resources available. It occurs in roughly 1 out of 700 live births in the United States. For Julie and Bryan West, the understanding ... The post Today In The Upper Cumberland: Exploring Down Syndrome with Julie and Bryan West appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

Bob Emerick discusses everything regarding D-Day, as we remember the day on June 6th. Hear him talk about which parts interest him, his studies, past work with the cub scouts/boy scouts association, and more. 80 years later, remembering the allied invasion of Normandy on June 6th, 1984. Operation Overlord, or D-Day… a historic military day ... The post Today In The Upper Cumberland: Remembering D-Day With a Local Expert appeared first on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

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