Saturday, September 18, 2021
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The Chat With Dwight Henry: Living Hope Church Pastor Of Praise And Worship

Kristen Miller discusses growing up with pastors & Living Hope Church’s origins.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry sits down with Kristen Miller, Pastor of Praise and Worship at Living Hope Church in Cookeville. They discuss the story of how Living Hope Church got its start in her family’s home and how it has grown over the years, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Workforce Readiness

Dr. Myra West and Dr. Daniel Marvin discuss high school and workforce readiness. “Get the young people graduated with English, math, social studies, and science.” That may be the old perception of what we thought it meant to leave high school, but today, things are changing. A greater emphasis by educators at all levels to make sure students are coming ... Read More »

The Scene: Mike Bruce & Cosplay And Props

This week Sparta artist Mike Bruce discusses his cosplay & prop making processes  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Sparta cosplay artist and prop maker, Mike Bruce. They discuss how he got his start as an artist, the materials and processes that he uses to create his props, as well as how he goes about creating ... Read More »

The Chat With Kelly Swallows: Adult & Teen Challenge Of The Upper Cumberland

Tim McLauchlin discusses the Adult & Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Kelly Swallows talks with Tim McLauchlin, Executive Director of Adult & Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland. They discuss what brought him to the Upper Cumberland, how the organization got its start in the area, how they assist adults and teens struggling ... Read More »

The Chat With Glenn Jones: Vonda Dixon & Aunt Polly Williams

Vonda Dixon talks the life of early 1800s Jackson Co native Aunt Polly Williams.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Glenn Jones sits down with Smith County local Vonda Dixon. They discuss where her interest in local history and genealogy comes from, how she became involved in studying and reenacting the life of early 1800s Jackson County native Aunt Polly ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Meet Bob Sotis

Life Church Associate Pastor Bob Sotis discusses his life and call to ministry.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry talks with Bob Sotis, Associate Pastor with Life Church. They discuss his role and responsibilities at Life Church, his life and background and how he discovered his call to ministry, as well as how he and other members of ... Read More »

The Chat With Caroline Moore: Meet Lori Hatcher

Discover the life and career of Lori Hatcher, owner of Blindesigns in Cookeville  On today’s episode of The Chat…Caroline Moore talks with Lori Hatcher, owner of Blindesigns in Cookeville. They discuss the story of her life and career, how her business got its start, how she got into cycling to help stay fit, as well as the story of ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Randy Porter On Growth

Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter discusses growth, and the challenges it brings. Census numbers will arrive in the next several weeks, and they are expected to be up significantly for the entire region. The Upper Cumberland, and more specifically Putnam County, continuing to grow. But what are the issues with growth? What are the challenges our elected leaders are focused ... Read More »

The Scene: Marc Burnett & Painting

Marc Burnett discusses how he got his start painting, and what inspires him.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville painter Marc Burnett. They discuss when he became interested in painting, the events that led to him getting started, how he takes and uses pictures for his inspiration, as well as when that inspiration is most ... Read More »

The Chat With Kelly Swallows: Deeper Still Upper Cumberland

Discover the healing mission of Deeper Still Upper Cumberland with Lisa Mackie.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Kelly Swallows sits down with Lisa Mackie, Executive Director of Deeper Still Upper Cumberland in Sparta. They discuss how the organization got its start and how she became involved, how they assist the men and women of the Upper Cumberland who have ... Read More »