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Tennessee Tech Students Express Concerns with Administration

Tennessee Tech Student Government members voice their concerns and experiences with the school's administrative decisions (File Photo)

Representatives from Tennessee Tech’s Student Government Association (SGA) are expressing their concerns regarding the university’s administrative choices. Zachary Grainger is a Senator for the College of Business at TTU. He said the changes and decisions on campus could effect students past and present. “We may be paying it forward for future students to be coming to Tech, and that’s all ... Read More »

Rogan’s Upper Cumberland High School Playoff Predictions

I’ve had the pleasure of watching and collecting stats for the Upper Cumberland’s High School Football teams this year and we all need to be proud for not only having some highly competitive teams in our area but also the class and character of our coaches and players have displayed. Just another reason why the Upper Cumberland is one of ... Read More »

Cumberland County Man Charged after Assaulting Pregnant Woman

A Cumberland County man faces multiple charges after reportedly assaulting a pregnant woman in Crab Orchard.

A Cumberland County man faces charges after assaulting a pregnant woman in Crab Orchard. The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office arrested 46-year-old Michael Andrew Hamby on one count each of domestic and aggravated assault following an incident Saturday. The victim told deputies Hamby accused her of cheating on him before grabbing her by the throat and choking her. Humby then struck ... Read More »

Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Graduates Two New Motorists

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department added two new members to its motorcycle unit recently in Lieutenant Eric Hall and Deputy Margaret Motevalli. Hall said the motor school is a great asset for Putnam County. “The motor unit is an awesome unit to be able to utilize that tools of the motorcycles to patrol and do traffic. It is new to the ... Read More »

Upper Cumberland Still Needs TN Promise Mentors

A majority of school systems in the Upper Cumberland are still in need of TN Promise mentors. Ben Sterling is the Director of Outreach with TN Achieves. He said the organization is still on-track despite the increased urgency to reach its goal. “This will be our fifth cohort of mentors statewide. So, we have got it down to, you could ... Read More »

Baxter Prepared for Fall Festival Saturday

The Baxter community is preparing for a large turnout during Saturday’s Harvest Festival. Mayor John Martin said the event has drawn the attention of over 500 visitors as they prepare to visit the area via train. “There will be plenty of food, a lot of activities, a lot of good music, and there’s really been a lot of good work ... Read More »

Happy Trails Brewing Company Opens Saturday

Happy Trails Brewing Company will hold its grand opening Saturday. Jessica Upchurch is the owner and head brewer of Happy Trails Brewing Company. She said when folks visit the new taproom they will notice a connection with Tennessee State Parks. “We’ve worked with the state parks and we’ve worked out a deal where we can use some of the local ... Read More »

Byrdstown Woman Injured In Highway 325 Crash

A Byrdstown woman suffered injuries Friday morning when her car crashed into a creek. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said 45-year-old Angela Thompson had to be extricated from her 2012 Dodge Caravan and transported to Livingston Regional Medical Center for treatment. According to the crash report, Thompson was traveling East on Highway 325 when her vehicle exited the left side of ... Read More »

Paris Winery Opens New Location in Cookeville

Paris Winery has opened a new primary location in Cookeville after 10 years in West Tennessee. Ruggero ‘Roger’ Ciarrocchi is the Cookeville winemaker and store owner at the new Paris Winery location. He and his wife began looking at downsizing their company and moving to the Upper Cumberland about five years ago. “Being that I’m getting older, we were looking ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Football Week 11 Breakdown

Let’s talk Friday night Football Games starting with Sequatchie vs Upperman. Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland and talk to the coaches and players that play them. The Upperman Bees take on The Sequatchie County Indians. This Thursday, we take a look at Week 11 Football Action. Get ... Read More »