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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Basic Education Plan With Jennifer Eislander

Overton County teacher Jennifer Eislander discusses the new Basic Education Plan Governor Bill Lee’s new funding formula for public education faced some of its toughest questions so far this week as the legislature bore down into the details. Overton County teach Jennifer Eislander has spent a lot of time in the last several weeks trying herself to get answers to ... Read More »

The Scene: Jeff Lee & Clay Art

Get to know and learn more about Cookeville clay artist and glassblower Jeff Lee  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville clay artist and glassblower Jeff Lee. They discuss how he got started creating art, the pottery projects that he is currently working on, as well as where he draws inspiration for his various projects from. ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Baseball Season In Full Swing Across The Upper Cumberland

Hear from several high school coaches at the start of the UC baseball season.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. As baseball season takes over the Upper Cumberland, we check in with several coaches to find out how their season starts have been so far. Cookeville Cavaliers Coach ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake President

Meet The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake President David Day.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry meets with David Day, Stake President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cookeville. They discuss the role that faith played in his life from a young age, his decision to become a missionary, his time ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Severe Weather Preparation

Learn how to prepare for severe weather with Putnam Co EMA Director Tyler Smith. March is that time of the year when severe weather begins across our region. Cold temperatures, then warm temperatures, lots of wind – they all come into play as does moisture from the Gulf of Mexico. How should your family prepare for the severe weather season? ... Read More »

The Scene: Nate Wheeler & Digital Design

Learn more about digital design artist and Tennessee Tech student Nate Wheeler.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville digital design artists, and Tennessee Tech University student, Nate Wheeler. They discuss how he got started working in design and art as a kid, the projects that he is currently working in, as well as how the ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Baseball Season Gets Underway Around The Upper Cumberland

Basketball season wraps up as Clay County & Stone Memorial fall in Murfreesboro.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The 2021-2022 Upper Cumberland High School Basketball season comes to an end as Stone Memorial and Clay County fall in Murfreesboro. We check in with Clay County Boys Basketball ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Faith Family Church Pastor

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Get to know the life and faith of Luke Hobbs, Pastor of Faith Family Church.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry talks with Luke Hobbs, Pastor of Faith Family Church in Cookeville. They discuss his background, his family’s faith growing up, his struggles with addition, how he came to the Lord, his journey into full time ministry, and ... Read More »

The Chat With Caroline Moore: The Life Of A Dentist

Get to know the life of a dentist with Cookeville dentist Dr. Aaron Brooksbank.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Caroline Moore talks with Cookeville dentist Dr. Aaron Brooksbank. They discuss his time growing up in Cookeville, where his interest in dentistry comes from, the various locations that his dental training and education took him, what an average day at ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tennessee School Funding With Tennessee SCORE

Tennessee SCORE’s David Mansouri discusses the new education funding formula. Legislative committees on Capitol Hill in Nashville took their first in depth look at the Governor’s new funding formula for state education. We go inside that formula with the head of Tennessee SCORE – a group that wants to sustain and increase Tennessee’s growth in academic achievement. Its President and ... Read More »