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The Chat With Dwight Henry: Meet Reverend Andrew Smith Pt 1

Get to know the life of Heavenly Host Lutheran Church’s Reverend Andrew Smith.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry meets with Reverend Andrew Smith, Pastor of Heavenly Host Lutheran in Cookeville. They discuss his early life and the role that faith played while growing up, how he discovered his call to ministry while living in Atlanta, GA, what ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Cookeville Planning

Cookeville Planning Director Jon Ward talks planning for growth in Cookeville. As Cookeville deals with growth in the coming years, its Planning Department will be on the front lines of trying to manage that growth. Getting the right kind of development in the right places in the community. Leading the efforts, Cookeville Planning Director Jon Ward. Today In The Upper ... Read More »

The Scene: Marcus Johnson & Custom Knife Making

Learn all about custom knife making with Cookeville knife maker Marcus Johnson.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville custom knife maker Marcus Johnson. They discuss how he got his start in knife making, how he goes about creating a new knife from start to finish, as well as how history inspires his work. Presented by ... Read More »

High School Playbook: White Co Defeats Cookeville 41-13 Friday Night

Livingston Academy’s Dale Flatt & players talk their game against York Institute  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Jackson County Head Coach Sean Loftis discusses his team’s hard fought loss against Sequatchie County. White County’s Mark Fraiser talks his team’s impressive 41-13 victory over Cookeville. Livingston Academy ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Kevin Tucker

Learn about Kevin Tucker, his life, and his many efforts after the March tornado Many in the community have known Kevin Tucker for a long time. But for some, he became a fixture in their lives during the March tornado, and in the many months after. Tucker spent countless hours helping, organizing, finding resources, laboring to help the community he ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Stone Memorial Wins 49-12 Over Livingston Academy

Jackson County wins over Sale Creek 27-20; York Institute falls to Monterey 20-6  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Cookeville Head Coach Jimmy Maynord talks about his team’s hard fought 21-14 region loss to Lebanon. White County Head Coach Mark Frasier reflects on his team’s emotional 14-10 ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Growth In Putnam County Pt 2

Jordan Iwanyszyn, Jim Martin, and Lynn McHenry discuss growth in Putnam County. Growth in a community provides exciting opportunities, but it also provides challenges. Everything from school space, to infrastructure, to being able to provide the services needed for an increased population. Putnam County is dealing with those issues right now. We continue our look at what growth will mean ... Read More »

The Scene: Gretchen Peterson & Quilting

Learn about quilting and batik fabric with Cookeville quilter Gretchen Peterson.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville quilter Gretchen Peterson. They discuss what batik fabric is and why she prefers to work with it when quilting, the work that went into creating her frozen snowflake themed quilt, as well as what her artistic process is ... Read More »

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 »