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The Scene: Erin Walker & Textile Art

Get to know local artist Erin Walker, and her journey into the textile arts.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with textile artist Erin Walker. They discuss how she got started making dyes out of plants, acorns, walnuts, sumac berries, and more, her being self-taught in the art form, and what it took to learn textile arts, ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Upperman Scores Their Fourth Win In A Row

White Co continues their impressive season; Clay Co takes down York Institute.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. White County Head Coach Mark Frasier discusses his group of seniors, and their impressive season progress after scoring another win Friday night. Clay County Coach Bruce Lamb talks facing ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Week 10 Features Exciting Non-Region Games

The White County football team will move down to play in Class 4A next season.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Non-region games dominate week 10’s slate with the likes of York-Clay County, Kingston-Stone Memorial and Dekalb County-Goodpasture. White County has an all important region game with ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community Development

Learn about community development, infrastructure, and more with Jody Sliger. This week, we’re talking about community development, infrastructure, and the work that Community Development Director Jody Sliger and her team at the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development do to set the plate for economic development across Tennessee. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way ... Read More »

Whence We Came: Louise Young Pt 2

Louise Young discusses her family’s farm growing up, their general store & more.  On this week’s edition of Whence We Came – Host John Owen continues to sit down with, and explore the life of Louise Young. Together they discuss Louise’s family farm, the general store owned by members of Louise’s family, the Florida man who would purchase her ... Read More »

The Scene: Faye Fedewa & Fiber Art

This week, get to know and learn more about Crossville fiber artist Faye Fedewa.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Crossville fiber artists Faye Fedewa. They discuss how he got started while taking classes at the Appalachian Center For Craft, his current hand-stitched quilt project, as well as his current major, and what his plans are ... Read More »

High School Playbook: The Races For Region Winners Heat Up

Monterey, Upperman both get big region wins to stay in postseason playoff race.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Upperman outlasts Dekalb County in a overtime win on Friday. Coffee County is too strong for Cookeville. Monterey wins big at home to stay on track for a ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Navigating Fall Break And The Bye Week

Region 4-AAAA contest heats up with Upperman and DeKalb County battling Friday. Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Region 4-AAAA is hotly contested with Upperman and Dekalb County battling Friday. Clay County looks to keep it rolling. Hear from them and more as we discuss high school sports ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Wilder

Discover the history behind the company town of Wilder, TN in Fentress County. When the Fentress Coal and Coke Company began planning its operations for rural Fentress County in the early 1900s, they wanted to create a company town. They named it Wilder. The town was named for the company’s owner John T. Wilder. The first coal mine opened in ... Read More »

Whence We Came: Louise Young Pt 1

Louise Young talks her early life, family, Champ Ferguson, and church services.  On this week’s edition of Whence We Came – Host John Owen sits down with, and explores the life of Louise Young. Together they discuss when and where it all got started for Louise, her mother’s side of the family, the people that they both know in ... Read More »