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The Chat With Michael Detwiler: Cookeville City Council & Infrastructure

City Councilman Mark Miller discusses infrastructure projects across Cookeville.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Michael Detwiler sits down with Cookeville City Councilman Mark Miller. They discuss his early life and education growing up in Cookeville, what led him to run for Cookeville City Council and what that process was like, as well as details surrounding various infrastructure and construction ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Meet Kenny Westmoreland

Beech Bethany Church of Christ’s Kenny Westmoreland discusses faith and service.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry talks with Kenny Westmoreland with Beech Bethany Church Of Christ in Celina. They discuss his time growing up and attending church in Celina, how he first became involved working in a church, what being a hospice chaplain means to him, as ... Read More »

The Chat With Caroline Moore: The Life Of A Dance Instructor

Get to know the life of a dance instructor with Cookeville High’s Merry Flatt.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Caroline Moore sits down with Merry Flatt, Dance Instructor at Cookeville High School. They discuss how she got into and learned how to dance growing up, what it was like becoming a dance teacher, what those first classes were like, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Music

Learn about the history of Upper Cumberland music with Bettye and Graham Kash. Tennessee has a rich musical history. You think of Nashville, of course. Memphis comes to mind with the blues and rock and roll. Some would understand the importance of Bristol in creating country music. But what about the Upper Cumberland’s musical heritage? Bettye and Graham Kash have ... Read More »

The Scene: Tabitha Thierjung & Glass Art

This week on The Scene, learn about Silver Point glass artist Tabitha Thierjung.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Silver Point glass artist Tabitha Thierjung. They discuss what led to her wanting to be an artist, what her artistic process is like from start to finish, as well as where she finds her inspiration, and how ... Read More »

The Chat With Kelly Swallows: This Is Living Ministries

Lindsay Holloway discusses the story and mission of This Is Living Ministries.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Kelly Swallows sits down with Lindsay Holloway, Founder and Executive Director of This Is Living Ministries in Cookeville. They discuss where the name for the nonprofit came from, the events in her life that led to the founding of the organization, how ... Read More »

The Chat With Michael Detwiler: City Of Cookeville Vice Mayor

Get to know the life & political career of Cookeville Vice Mayor Laurin Wheaton.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Michael Detwiler meets with Laurin Wheaton, Vice Mayor of Cookeville. They discuss her background, what originally got her interested in running for public office, what the running process was like for her, the many boards that she serves on, and ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: University Heights Baptist Church Pastor

Get to know the life of University Heights Baptist Church’s Pastor Joe Wiles.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry meets with Joe Wiles, Pastor of University Heights Baptist Church in Cookeville. They discuss his early life growing up on a farm, how he found faith at an early age, his time working with students at Tennessee Tech University, ... Read More »

The Chat With Caroline Moore: The Life Of A Textile Artist

Get to know the life of local textile artist and Art Prowl Director, Jen Luna.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Caroline Moore meets with Jen Luna, local textile artist, and Director of Art Prowl in Cookeville. They discuss her life growing up in Cookeville, what led her to focus on art, her business, Maple Moon Designs, and the various ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Stroke

Learn about stroke with Cookeville Regional’s Dr. Mark Tedord and Dr. Joe Jestus In 2018, stroke accounted for about 1 out of every 19 deaths in the United States. The actual number of stroke deaths has increased some 10% in the last decade. What do we know about stroke? How can it be prevented? Who does it impact? Our visit ... Read More »