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High School Playbook: Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats Win Third Straight Game

Stone Memorial wins over White Co; Jackson Co looks to improve district standing  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats win their third straight game. Stone Memorial takes down White County in Crossville. Cumberland County prepares for Marion County. Jackson County looks to ... Read More »

The Chat With Michael Detwiler: White County Republican Party Chairman

This week, learn more about White County Republican Party Chairman Bill Loos.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Michael Detwiler meets with Bill Loos, Chairman of the White County Republican Party. They discuss his background and career, how and why he decided to run for the position of White County GOP Chairman, and they discuss the political scene and climate ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Meet Janet Ledford

Get to know local LPN Janet Ledford, & how she found her calling to help others.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry talks with Janet Ledford, LPN at Cedar Hills Senior Living in Cookeville. They discuss the work that she does at Cedar Hills, how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her work and the families of those currently ... Read More »

The Chat With Caroline Moore: The Life Of A Seamstress

This week, learn about the life of a seamstress and costumer with Cheryl Moore. On today’s episode of The Chat…Caroline Moore sits down her mother Cheryl Moore, a local seamstress and costumer. They discuss how she got into sewing, her involvement in various local theater productions, as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her and her work.   Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Fall Creek Falls

Park Director Jacob Young shares what’s new and upcoming at Fall Creek Falls. It has been an interesting year for Fall Creek Falls, one of the treasures of the Upper Cumberland. One of the the treasures, quite frankly, of the state of Tennessee. New and exciting things happening, COVID-19, and yet, it has been one of the busiest places in ... Read More »

The Scene: David Fricke & Sculpting

Get to know artist and sculptor David Fricke & some of his art around Cookeville Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with local wood, metal, and glass sculptor David Fricke. They discuss where he received his training and education, the bench that he created for Cookeville’s Historic WestSide District, as well as some of ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Van Buren Co Wins 11th Game In A Row

A five-point deficit doesn’t stop Upperman from taking down Livingston Academy.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Warren County Pioneers earn a tough win at Cookeville. Clay County and White County each produce dominant wins. Upperman overcomes five-point deficit to take down Livingston Academy. Van Buren ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Cookeville & Stone Memorial Split A Doubleheader

Clarkrange takes down Pickett County in a battle of district 6-A heavyweights.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Upperman defeats Macon County for the first time in two seasons. Cookeville and Stone Memorial split a doubleheader. White County wins despite an injury to Grant Slatten. Clarkrange takes ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Reading Proficiency

Dr. Penny Schwinn discusses reading proficiency issues brought by the pandemic. Monday, the General Assembly will begin a special session on education. Specifically, issues facing education as a result of COVID-19. One of those is reading – an estimated 50% drop in reading proficiency among Tennessee students since the beginning of the pandemic. But the problem goes much deeper than ... Read More »

The Scene: Perry Johnson & Painting And Teaching

This week, get to know oil painter and TTU Associate Professor Perry Johnson. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Perry Johnson, oil painter and Associate Professor of Painting And Print Making at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss what it means to be a figurative painter, what made him decide to teach art and ... Read More »