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Local Matters With Bob Bell: TTU iCUBE & Tennessee Together

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Learn more about TTU’s iCUBE, and Tennessee Together with Alexis MacAllister.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Alexis MacAllister, Program Manager for Tennessee Together, as well as a member of iCUBE at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss what iCUBE is at TTU and how she became involved with ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Putnam County Schools Independence Program

Learn about the Putnam County Schools Independence Program with Vanessa Johnson. The Tennessee Tech campus has been abuzz with the start of a new semester, but there is a group of students on that campus that you may not know about. They are part of the Putnam County Schools Independence Program. Its director is Vanessa Johnson. Today In The Upper ... Read More »

The Scene: Micah Seals & Fine Woodworking

Get to know Cookeville fine woodworker Micah Seals, and how he got his start.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville fine woodworker Micah Seals. They discuss how he got his start in woodworking, what one of his favorite creations is and why, as well as the types of wood that he works with, and where ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Monterey Lands A Homecoming Win Over Tennessee Heat

Clay Co rallies to take down Westmoreland; Livingston falls to Jackson Co 21-0.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Monterey Head Coach Scott Hughes joins live to discuss their 48-24 homecoming win over Tennessee Heat. Clay County rallies to take down Westmoreland 21-14, while Livingston Academy falls ... Read More »

The Chat With Kelly Swallows: Keep Putnam County Beautiful – Clean Commission

Rob Wright, Lisa Luck discuss the Keep Putnam County Beautiful – Clean Commission  On today’s episode of The Chat…Kelly Swallows sits down with Rob Wright, Executive Director of the Keep Putnam County Beautiful – Clean Commission, and Lisa Luck, Program Manager of Education for the Putnam County Solid Waste Department. They discuss what the Clean Commission is and how ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Small Business Development Center

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Learn more about Cookeville’s Small Business Development Center with Tyler Asher  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers meets with Tyler Asher with the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD), and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Cookeville. They discuss his experience serving on the Putnam County Redistricting Committee, how the SBDC ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Jere Watson

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Get to know the life and career of former Upperman Baseball Coach Jere Watson.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks meets with Jere Watson, former Upperman High School Baseball Head Coach, and former Cookeville High School Baseball player. They discuss his time growing up in Cookeville and what sports meant to ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: Skip The Line

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Learn about the Skip The Line event app with the app’s co-founder, Luke Ramey.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton sits down with Luke Ramey, co-founder of Skip The Line. They discuss what the Skip The Line app is, how it works at events that utilize the service, how the app ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Meet Reverend Andrew Smith Pt 2

Get to know the life of Heavenly Host Lutheran Church’s Reverend Andrew Smith.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry meets with Reverend Andrew Smith, Pastor of Heavenly Host Lutheran in Cookeville. They continue to discuss his time serving as a chaplain for the U.S. Navy for 8 years, what the transition process was like going into that role, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: TTU College Of Education In 2021

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Dr. Lisa Zagumny discusses TTU’s College of Education and the fall 2021 semester  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell meets with Dr. Lisa Zagumny, Dean of the College Of Education at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss the Fall semester launch and the various programs that the college is offering for the ... Read More »