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Local Matters deals with community issues and interests that affect listeners closer to home. With topics from major events across the nation and how they impact our area to interesting people and figures from across the Upper Cumberland. Local Matters is where local, matters.

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Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: 2022 Cookeville Updates With Vice Mayor Laurin Wheaton

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Vice Mayor Laurin Wheaton discusses updates & improvements coming to Cookeville.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers meets with City of Cookeville Vice Mayor Laurin Wheaton. They discuss the recent survey that was sent out regarding bringing various aquatic facilities to Cookeville, updates on the new Cookeville Police Station currently being ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet DD Tennant

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Get to know the life and school sports career of Cookeville native DD Tennant.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks talks with Cookeville native DD Tennant. They discuss his family, the value of learning to play multiple sports in school, the coaches that impacted him the most growing up, and an ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: TTU School Of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Learn more about TTU’s School Of Interdisciplinary Studies with Dr. Steve Frye.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell meets with Dr. Steve Frye, Professor of Education, and Director of the School Of Interdisciplinary Studies at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss what the School Of Interdisciplinary Studies is, their mission, how anyone ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Putnam County Updates Heading Into 2022

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Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter discusses new county updates heading into 2022.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers talks with Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter. They discuss good news surrounding the sale of the Shoney’s Hill property in Cookeville, ARP funds coming to the county, and the water projects that the ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Marc Burnett

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Get to know the life and playing career of TTU Basketball legend Marc Burnett.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks sits down with now retired Tennessee Tech University Vice President for Student Affairs, and former TTU Basketball legend, Marc Burnett. They discuss his time growing up in Alcoa, TN, his family, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: The Exceptional Bean

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Learn more about The Exceptional Bean with founders Michael and Cigi England.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton meets with Michael and Cigi England, Founders of The Exceptional Bean in Cookeville. They discuss what The Exceptional Bean is, what the nonprofit coffee shop’s mission is and who they employ, how the ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Kristie Phillips & Tennessee Tech Athletics

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Find out what’s coming up for Tennessee Tech Athletics with Kristie Phillips.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Kristie Phillips, Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship for the Department of Athletics at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss the various sports and activities that make up TTU Athletics, who some ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Putnam County Sheriff’s Department 2022 Updates

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Sheriff Eddie Farris discusses Putnam Co Sheriff’s Department updates in 2022.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers meets with Putnam County Sheriff Eddie Farris. They discuss how the holiday season went for the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, and how they handled the inclement, snowy weather that recently impacted the area, what ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Melanie Bussell

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Get to know more about the life and sports playing career of Melanie Bussell.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks and Michael Bowen talk with Melanie Bussell. They discuss her family and their ties to school sports in the area, her time paying sports in high school, and how that led ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: Meet Kelly Judd

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Get to know Perfect-Roof LLC GM, and Upper Cumberland Events Founder, Kelly Judd  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton talks with Kelly Judd, General Manager of Perfect-Roof LLC, and Founder of Upper Cumberland Events. They discuss what Upper Cumberland is, and the areas that they focus on serving, what led him ... Read More »