Saturday, September 18, 2021
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The Chat With Kelly Swallows: Helping Hands Of Putnam County

Learn more about Helping Hands Of Putnam County with Director Debbie Handlson.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Kelly Swallows meets with Debbie Handlson, Director of Helping Hands Of Putnam County. They discuss what the nonprofit organization and their mission is, how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the organization’s operations, and how they were able to continue assisting those in need ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Meet David Dukes

David Dukes discusses his time as a police officer, faith, and The Care Center.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry talks with David Dukes, Director of The Care Center on the campus of Stevens Street Baptist Church in Cookeville. They discuss his time serving as a police officer for over 39 years in Cookeville, how he came to ... Read More »

The Chat With Caroline Moore: The Life Of A Martial Arts Instructor

Discover the world of martial arts with local martial arts instructor Nikki Desch  On today’s episode of The Chat…Caroline Moore talks with local martial arts instructor Nikki Desch. They discuss the various martial arts that she teaches, what originally got her interested in learning martial arts, the history of weapons being incorporated in martial arts, as well as what ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Growth In Putnam County

Jordan Iwanyszyn, Jim Martin, and Lynn McHenry discuss growth in Putnam County. Census numbers show it – Putnam County has grown by at least 10% in the last ten years – that according to census data released last week. Some argue the numbers underestimate the growth. It’s good news for the community economically, but there are also challenges. We continue ... Read More »

The Scene: Tracy Swack & Salvage Art

This week, learn about salvage art with Cookeville salvage artist Tracy Swack.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville salvage artist Tracy Swack. They discuss how she got her start as a salvage artist, how she began selling her work, what her creative process is like when creating a new piece, as well as what inspired ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Wrapping Up Week 1 Of The Football Season

Join us as we recap week 1 of high school football across the Upper Cumberland.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. With week 1 in the books, Monterey Head Coach Scott Hughes breaks down their 35-6 victory over Cannon County. Cookeville Cavaliers Head Coach Jimmy Maynord discusses ... Read More »

The Chat With Kelly Swallows: The Stephens Center

Learn about The Stephens Center in Livingston with Dawn Raines & Debrah Goodwin.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Kelly Swallows sits down with Executive Director Dawn Raines, and Family Resource Specialist Debrah Goodwin from The Stephens Center in Livingston. They discuss what the organization is, its history, and how they became involved, the various programs that they offer at ... Read More »

The Chat With Glenn Jones: Cole’s Country Store & Byrne Community

Learn about the Cole’s Country Store & Byrne Community with Marcia Cole Huffman.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Glenn Jones meets with Marcia Cole Huffman, owner of Cole’s Country Store on Highway 70 west of Baxter. They discuss the history of the store, how her family is connected to the store, what the restoration process was like after purchasing ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Randall Rittenberry & Purpose

Randall Rittenberry discusses faith, purpose, and the details of his new book.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry sits down with Randall Rittenberry, an author, pastor, counselor, and teacher in local and international ministries. They discuss his early life growing up, how his extended family impacted him spiritually, his new book – “Discovering Purpose: Finding God’s Plan,” how ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Air Fair

Greg Gibson and Dean Selby discuss October’s upcoming Upper Cumberland Air Fair. Since many of us were kids, we’ve had a fascination with airplanes. And for many, that fascination continues into adulthood. The Upper Cumberland Air Fair will be a chance for all of us to celebrate not only the airplane, but also the place that the airport has in ... Read More »