Saturday, April 1, 2023
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The Scene: Malia Meyer & Jewelry And Gemstone Making

This week Malia Meyer discusses her unique approach to jewelry & gemstone making  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with jewelry and gemstone maker Malia Meyer. They discuss how she got started making gemstones out of recycled CDs, what she did before getting into jewelry making while on the path to becoming a youth pastor and going ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Region Tournament Play Around The Upper Cumberland

Several area teams continue their postseason play with the region quarterfinals.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Cookeville Lady Cavaliers open region tournament play with a rout of Station Camp. The Upperman Bees are set for their region opener with Spring Hill. The Van Buren Co. ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Road Infrastructure

Putnam County’s Randy Jones discusses county infrastructure, and county roads. The state released a report this week that Tennessee needs some 62.9 billion dollars in public infrastructure improvements during the next 5 years. The biggest areas of increase – transportation. Much of that has to do with growth, and growing costs. In Putnam County, Randy Jones is responsible for the ... Read More »

Whence We Came: Kris & Dale Ballinger, And The Frazier Moss Band

Learn all about the Frazier Moss Band this week with Kris and Dale Ballinger.  On this week’s edition of Whence We Came – Host John Owen continues to sit down with, and explore the lives of Kris and Dale Ballinger. Together they discuss who Frazier Moss was, Dale’s transition from playing an electric bass guitar to playing an upright ... Read More »

The Scene: Veston Phillipi & Art Education

This week, meet Tennessee Tech University Art Education student Veston Phillipi.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Tennessee Tech University Art Education student Veston Phillipi. They discuss what he does as an artist, how he decided on art education, some of the projects that he has worked on with his art class, the types of projects ... Read More »

Check It Out: Kathryn Wisinger and Jackie Reynolds

Jackie talks about her role with Putnam County Schools and in the community. This week on Check It Out… Kathryn Wisinger is joined by Jackie Reynolds, the family engagement coordinator with Putnam County Schools. Jackie gives the background on what a family engagement coordinator does, what a “title school” is and what are some things that set those schools apart ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: L.B.J.& C. Head Start

Go inside and learn more about L.B.J.& C. Head Start with Director Penny Meadows One of the biggest issues facing job seekers across the Upper Cumberland right now is a lack of childcare. Many daycares are reporting extensive waiting lists; to the point that UCHRA has stepped in trying to help expand childcare across our region. Also working to fill ... Read More »

Whence We Came: Kris Ballinger Pt 1

Kris Ballinger shares stories of her early life, family, and playing the piano.  On this week’s edition of Whence We Came – Host John Owen sits down with, and explores the life of Kris Ballinger. Together they discuss her early life growing up in Durand, Michigan, her experiences taking in orphaned animals and raising them as pets, her family’s ... Read More »

The Scene: Art Love With Molly Perry

Learn more about Art Love with its founder, and graphic designer, Molly Perry.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with graphic designer, and Founder of Art Love, Molly Perry. They discuss what Art Love is, its goal, and where the idea came from, who some of the artists participating in the event are, as well as what ... Read More »