Wednesday, February 1, 2023
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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Vivian Walker & Homeless Advocacy

This week, learn about Homeless Advocacy for Rural Tennessee with Vivian Walker. This week, volunteers canvas the Upper Cumberland trying to figure out just how many people are homeless in our region. Vivian Walker is one of those who led that work. She is a Homeless Programs Advocate for the Homeless Advocacy for Rural Tennessee Group, or HART. Today In ... Read More »

The Scene: Arty Gras 2023

Find out more about TTU’s Arty Gras with Kathleen Gilpatrick & Jennifer Shank.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Kathleen Gilpatrick and Jennifer Shank. They discuss what Arty Gras is, its origins, and how it celebrates Tennessee Tech University’s College of Fine Arts, the tickets, prices, and various table themes that are offered, as well as ... Read More »

Whence We Came: Dale Ballinger

This week, discover the early life, and the musical history of Dale Ballinger.  On this week’s edition of Whence We Came – Host John Owen sits down with, and explores the life of Dale Ballinger. Together they discuss his early childhood growing up in the Hermitage/Old Hickory area outside of Nashville, the first time he ever played an instrument ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Stone Memorial Boys Finding Stride

Cumberland Co prepares for tough stretch; Clay Co girls wrap up regular season.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Clay County girls have wrapped up the regular season title in 7-A. Cumberland County prepares for a tough stretch of games. Hear from them and more as ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Airport Infrastructure

Upper Cumberland Regional Airport Director Dean Selby discusses infrastructure. Infrastructure – it’s something we deal with everyday. Whether it’s roads, whether it’s the power plant, whether it’s waterlines. And there’s growing concern across the United States about the shape of our infrastructure. Money being put in place to try to expand, and improve infrastructure, much of it aging. One part ... Read More »

Whence We Came: Randy Mansell

Randy Mansell discusses his life on Phifer Mountain, and the changes he’s seen.  On this week’s edition of Whence We Came – Host John Owen sits down with, and explores the life of Randy Mansell. Together they discuss his time growing up in the Phifer Mountain Community, his grandfather getting married at the age of 98 years old, his ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Warren County Continues Winning Ways

Clay County holds off Red Boiling Springs to keep undefeated in district play.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Clay County prevails over Red Boiling Springs to stay perfect in district play. The Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats get ready for a top-ten showdown with Creek Wood. The ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Stone Memorial Hands LA First Loss

Lady Cavaliers win 5 in a row, finally get a home game; Stone Memorial beats LA  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Cookeville girls have won five in a row and finally get a home game. The Livingston Academy boys fall in their first game of ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Mental Health Pt 2

Shane Farris and Anne Stamps discuss the new year and focusing on mental health. As we start a new year, we’re thinking about many types of resolutions. Yours may have something to do with your mental health – less stress, a clear mind, better decision making. We certainly have more open communication about mental health than ever before, and the ... Read More »