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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Governor Bill Lee

This week, join Governor Bill Lee in discussing school reopening & other issues. For Governor Bill Lee, the focus over the past month has been getting young people back to learning. Whether that’s the reopening of school systems statewide, or getting college students back on campus. Using COVID cases as a simple judge, things have gone better than most would ... Read More »

Trending: Naifeh Center For Effective Leadership

Learn about the services provided by the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Macel Ely, Executive Director of the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership. They discuss what the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership does, the various types of training and services they provide, and how they train public servants to be better ... Read More »

The Scene: Maple Moon Designs

This week, meet Cookeville artist Jennifer Luna, owner of Maple Moon Designs. Content hosted by iono.fm Join Host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville artist Jennifer Luna, owner of Maple Moon Designs. They discuss her textile and block print making processes, where she finds her inspiration, and her involvement in Art Prowl. Susan DeMay of Made By DeMay ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Recapping Week 1 Of High School Football

Jackson Co beats York Institute 8-0; Livingston beats Westmoreland on the road.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. With week 1 of the high school football season in the books, we check in with the coaches to see how their teams have been handling the unique challenges ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tax Valuation Pt 2

Putnam County Tax Assessor Steve Pierce helps clear up the tax appraisal process It is tax appraisal season as assessors touch every single property in the county making sure the accuracy of the information and the correct property assessment. Today we continue our understanding of how the tax assessment process works with Putnam County’s Tax Assessor Steve Pierce. Today In ... Read More »

Trending: Congressman John Rose

Congressman John Rose discusses the CARES Act, stimulus packages, & relief funds  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Congressman John Rose, U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district. They discuss the CARES Act, stimulus packages, Coronavirus relief funds, and get to know more about his life and career. New episodes every Friday at 8am on News Talk ... Read More »

The Scene: Replogle Armory

This week, get to know Cookeville bladesmith Jay Replogle of Replogle Armory. Content hosted by iono.fm Join Host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville bladesmith Jay Replogle of Replogle Armory. They discuss what bladesmithing is, how he forges his knives and swords, and the various contests and programs he’s been a part of over the years. Find out ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tax Valuation

Putnam County Tax Assessor Steve Pierce helps clear up the tax appraisal process The tax appraisal process began in Putnam County last week. State officials helped prepare those inside Steve Pierce’s office to begin this important process. It is a process that is often misunderstood. Steve Pierce is Putnam County’s Tax Assessor. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend ... Read More »

Trending: Byrdstown Mayor

Byrdstown Mayor Sam Gibson discusses upcoming Labor Day weekend outdoor events.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Byrdstown Mayor Sam Gibson. They discuss his time working in education, upcoming outdoor Labor Day weekend events in Byrdstown, the town’s relationship with county law enforcement, and more updates regarding recent events in Byrdstown. New episodes every Friday at 8am ... Read More »

The Scene: Laura Beth Hellerstedt & Graphic Design

This week, get to know TTU student and graphic designer Laura Beth Hellerstedt. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Tennessee Tech University student and graphic designer Laura Beth Hellerstedt. They discuss why she made the change to graphic design over computer science, and what her creative process is from finding inspiration to the ... Read More »