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The Chat With Kelly Swallows: Upper Cumberland Young Life

Learn more about Upper Cumberland Young Life with Area Director Drew Teague.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Kelly Swallows meets with Drew Teague, Area Director for Upper Cumberland Young Life. They discuss what Young Life is, what the non-denominational Christian outreach organization’s mission is, how volunteers can help out and become involved with the organization, as well as what ... Read More »

The Chat With Glenn Jones: Freddie McCloud & I Walk The Line

Freddie McCloud discusses his involvement with the 1970 movie I Walk the Line.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Glenn Jones talks with Freddie McCloud, who starred in the 1970 movie I Walk The Line. They discuss how he became involved with the movie as a child, the important role that Gainesboro played in the movie, what it was like ... Read More »

The Chat With Dwight Henry: Wilhite Baptist Church

Tim Miles, pastor of Wilhite Baptist Church, discusses his call to ministry.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Dwight Henry meets with Tim Miles, Pastor of Wilhite Baptist Church in Cookeville. They discuss the exact moment in his childhood where he received his call to ministry,  the individuals who influenced and mentored him while getting his start as a preacher, ... Read More »

The Chat With Caroline Moore: The Life Of A Costume Designer

Get to know the life of a costume designer with Spotlight Costume’s Amy Ing.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Caroline Moore talks with Amy Ing, Co-owner of Spotlight Costumes in Cookeville. They discuss her background and how Spotlight Costumes got its start, the various local theaters that they work with and how they are able to assist in productions, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Putnam County Parks & Recreation Growth

John Ross Albertson and Rafferty Cleary discuss Parks & Rec growth in Putnam Co. Parks and recreation opportunities in Putnam County include the expansion of the soccer complex near Cookeville High, the extension of the rail trail to Monterey, and the creation of Bee Rock and the Meadow Creek Park on the mountain. We continue our series on parks and ... Read More »

The Chat With Kelly Swallows: Upper Cumberland Foster Closet

Learn more about the Upper Cumberland Foster Closet with Founder Amanda Drake.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Kelly Swallows talks with Amanda Drake, Founder and Executive Director of the Upper Cumberland Foster Closet. They discuss how the fairly recent nonprofit organization got its start, how the organization operates and aims to assist foster parents, what the organization’s monetary needs ... Read More »

The Chat With Glenn Jones: Mary Bailey & The Putnam County Fair

Learn about the Putnam County Fair with longtime local participant Mary Bailey.  On today’s episode of The Chat…Glenn Jones meets with longtime Putnam County Fair participant, Mary Bailey. They discuss her involvement with the Putnam County Fair, when she got started with the Fair, her memory of when the Fair on 3rd and Maple burned, as well as what ... Read More »

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 »