Thursday, September 29, 2022
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High School Playbook: The Region 4-AAAA Race Heats Up

Upperman and Macon County battle for a top spot in the Region 4-AAAA standings.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Upperman tries to keep their hopes for another Region championship alive. Cookeville hosts powerhouse Alcoa. Jackson County looks to keep momentum going into Region play. Hear from ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Breastfeeding

Learn about breastfeeding and its misconceptions brought on by formula shortages This year’s baby formula shortage brought a lot of attention to the idea of breastfeeding. A lot of misconceptions too, and a lot of controversy. We spend the next two weeks trying to clear up some of that with Stephanie Ross. She is a Breastfeeding USA Counselor for the ... Read More »

Whence We Came: Bob Whittaker Pt 2

Bob Whittaker talks his time working at Opryland, and the many hats he wore there  On this week’s edition of Whence We Came – Host John Owen continues to sit down with, and explore the life of Bob Whittaker. Together they discuss his experience hitchhiking from Double Springs to Cookeville to play baseball, how the culture has changed over ... Read More »

The Scene: Mary Ann Gilfillan & Nature Photography

Meet nature photographer Mary Ann Gilfillan, and her love of nature and flowers.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with nature photographer Mary Ann Gilfillan. They discuss how she got started in photography, the types of shoots that she does and does not do, her current projects including one being featured in this year’s Art Prowl, as ... Read More »

High School Playbook: White Co Gets A Huge Region Win Over Green Hill

Monterey leads over TN heat 38-13 Friday night; DeKalb Co routs Cannon Co 55-7.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Monterey Football Coach Scott Hughes joins us live to break down their 28-13 win over Tennessee Heat, and how Mason Bowman’s 4 touchdowns contributed. White County Coach ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Stone and York Battle In Non-Region Play

Panthers and Dragons meet in Jamestown; White County prepare to host Green Hill.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Cookeville Cavaliers look to keep their momentum going in non-region play. The Jackson County Blue Devils and Livingston Academy Wildcats meet on a Thursday night. Hear from ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The Biz Foundry Pt 2

Learn more about how The Biz Foundry helps small businesses, and entrepreneurs. One person saw a need in her work, and helped create a product. One person wanted to see if he could turn something he enjoyed into a business. Both turned to The Biz Foundry for help in making that a reality. Today we continue our discussion about how ... Read More »

Whence We Came: Bob Whittaker Pt 1

Bob Whittaker talks early childhood, high school, and working with Boy Scouts.  On this week’s edition of Whence We Came – Host John Owen sits down with, and explores the life of Bob Whittaker. Together they discuss his early childhood, his father working in a defense plant in Detroit, supporting the war efforts, and his family’s move back to ... Read More »

The Scene: Meet Local Artist Justin Blackmon

This week, discover the art, and inspiration of local artist Justin Blackmon.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with local artist Justin Blackmon. They discuss how he became interested in art, and the influence that his high school art teacher had on him, what he turns to for inspiration when painting, as well as the organization Art ... Read More »

High School Playbook: White Co Prepares For Tough Region Game

White Co battles Mt. Juliet in region play, Clay Co tries to stay undefeated.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Cookeville Cavaliers offense is starting to come to life. The Jackson County Blue Devils prepare for a solid East Nashville squad. Hear from them and more ... Read More »