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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Genealogy

Upper Cumberland local Guy Zimmerman discusses his experiences with genealogy. What once was a hobby reserved for the back corners of libraries and historical buildings is now front and center. Genealogy is big business these days thanks to the internet. But Guy Zimmerman did it the old fashioned way, and honestly, he’s thankful for that. Today In The Upper Cumberland ... Read More »

The Scene: Terry Ritter & Fluid Art

Get to know fluid artist Terry Ritter, Director of the Cookeville Art Studio.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville Fluid Artist, and Director of The Cookeville Art Studio, Terry Ritter. They discuss how she got into the fluid medium over water colors and acrylics, her artistic process when beginning a new piece, as well as ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Wildlife Pt 2

Learn about UC wildlife with TWRA Regional Wildlife Program Manager Brandon Wear From bears and wild turkeys, to coyotes, to wildlife that we don’t come in contact with very much. The Upper Cumberland is a very diverse habitat for wildlife. It is the job of TWRA to ensure that it remains that way. Brandon Wear is the Regional Wildlife Program ... Read More »

The Scene: Brandon Russell & Juneteenth Art Gallery

Learn about the Juneteenth art gallery at Soul Craft Coffee with Brandon Russell  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Brandon Russell with IMPACT Cookeville. They discuss the Juneteenth art gallery and show that he has put together for local black artists at Soul Craft Coffee in Cookeville, the history of Juneteenth, and how he’s working to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Wildlife

Learn about UC wildlife with TWRA Regional Wildlife Program Manager Brandon Wear The Upper Cumberland is most known for its natural beauty, and that beauty gives it another benefit – a population of wildlife that’s unmatched. Maybe we don’t think of it that way. After all, the animals that we come in contact with are certainly not exotic in nature, ... Read More »

The Scene: Steel Magnolias At The Cookeville Performing Arts Center

Meet several crew and cast members of the upcoming production of Steel Magnolias  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with members of the cast and crew of the upcoming production of Steel Magnolias at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. Director Jennifer Shank, and Scene Director Hyla Stellhorn discuss the Steel Magnolias’s background, and the unique challenges that ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Mussels In The Upper Cumberland

Learn about mussels in the Upper Cumberland with US Fish & Wildlife’s Andy Ford. The Upper Cumberland is a diverse mix of plants, flora, animals, and species – all amidst bodies of water, deep hollers, and scenic ridges. We explore some of the region’s animal life starting with one you may not think about too often – the mussel. Andy ... Read More »

The Scene: Robin Sturis & Mixed Media And Abstract Art

Learn more about Upper Cumberland abstract artist, and painter Robin Sturis.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Upper Cumberland mixed media and abstract painter Robin Sturis. They discuss the type of work that she does, and how she got her start, how she handles the beginning of a project and determining where she wants to go ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Leadership With Denny Wayne Robinson

White Co Executive Denny Wayne Robinson discusses public office and leadership. Few of us could imaging running for public office. Few of us could imagine even further serving in public office, but it’s something that came to White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson, something that he wanted to do, and he followed through on it. With some urging, of course, ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Christpoint Church Pastors

Get to know Steve and Tina Qualls, the Pastors of Christpoint Church in Sparta.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry meets with Steve and Tina Qualls, Pastors of Christpoint Church in Sparta. They discuss their respective upbringings and the role that faith and church played in them, what brought them both to working in ministry, as well as ... Read More »