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Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Smith County High School Girls Basketball Head Coach

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Get to know the life and coaching career of Smith County High School’s Todd Hess  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks talks with Todd Hess, Head Coach of Smith County High School Girls Basketball. They discuss his family and his time growing up in Cookeville, how he came to coach basketball, ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Stevens Street Baptist Church Missions Pastor Pt 1

Get to know Rick Lowhorn, the Missions Pastor at Stevens Street Baptist Church.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry talks with Rick Lowhorn, Missions Pastor at Stevens Street Baptist Church in Cookeville. They discuss the role that church and faith played in his early life growing up, how he knew in his heart that he belonged in ministry ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: College Athletics At Tennessee Tech University

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Mark Wilson discusses recent NCAA changes & college athletics at Tennessee Tech.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell meets with Mark Wilson, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss what his role as Director of Intercollegiate Athletics entails, the importance that TTU places on academic accountability and success ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Teen Challenge Of The Upper Cumberland

Learn about Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland with Pastor Tim McLauchlin. Freedom from addiction – it’s a need across the Upper Cumberland, and across the nation. The statistics show it. Enter a longtime partner in helping both teens and adults recover – Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland. Its Executive Director is Pastor Tim McLauchlin. Today In The Upper ... Read More »

The Scene: David Pound & Polymer Clay Art

Discover the creative and imaginative work of Sparta clay artist, David Pound.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Sparta polymer clay artist, David pound. They discuss how he got his start as a clay artist, how he goes about creating one of his pieces, as well as how he comes up with the ideas for his ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Clay Co Remains Undefeated Heading Into Week 8

York Institute and Jackson County both score key region wins Friday night.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Upperman Head Coach Adam Caine breaks down their 41-14 victory over Macon County. York Institute shuts out Wartburg 49-0 at home, while Jackson County takes down Maplewood 40-18. Clay ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Putnam County Board Of Education Communications Supervisor

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Get to know Putnam Co Board of Education Communications Supervisor Hannah Davis.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers sits down with Hannah Davis, the Communications Supervisor for the Putnam County Board Of Education. They discuss her background and career and what brought her to the Putnam County School System, the School ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Steve Jones

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Discover the life and career of former Putnam Co teacher and coach, Steve Jones.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks sits down with Steve Jones, former Putnam County teacher and coach. They discuss his early life growing up in Silver Point and playing sports across Putnam County, the mentality that he ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: The District Creative

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Learn about The District Creative with Owner and Creative Director, Zach Buckner  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton talks with Zach Buckner, Owner and Creative Director of The District Creative in Cookeville. They discuss what The District Creative is and the marketing and branding services that they provide for small to ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Living Hope Church Youth Pastor

Get to know the life of Cody Nuchols, the Youth Pastor of Living Hope Church.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry talks with Cody Nuchols, Youth Pastor of Living Hope Church in Cookeville. They discuss how he came to know the Lord at a young age growing up, how he felt his call to ministry while on a ... Read More »