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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 Michael Detwiler: Meet Matthew Brown

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Get to know the life, family & career of Raymond James Branch Manager Matt Brown. Content hosted by iono.fm Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Michael Detwiler talks with Matthew Brown, Branch Manager of Raymond James in Cookeville. They discuss his time growing up in the Upper Cumberland area, his decision to stop playing ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: State Updates With Senator Paul Bailey

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Senator Paul Bailey discusses Blue Oval City, and state redistricting efforts.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers meets with State Senator Paul Bailey. They discuss Blue Oval City – Ford Motor Company’s planned automotive assembly complex coming to West Tennessee – and the amount of jobs that are expected to open ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Max Petett & Cookeville High School Athletics

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Cookeville High School Principal Max Petett recaps his first year working at CHS Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks sits down with Cookeville High School Principal Max Petett. They discuss how his first year at Cookeville High School went, the impact that the March 3rd, 2020 tornado had on the school, and ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: Home Caregivers

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Get to know the life and career of Kosta Yepifantsev, CEO of Home Caregivers.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton sits down with Kosta Yepifantsev, CEO of Home Caregivers in Cookeville. They discuss what Home Caregivers is and the services that they provide to the elderly, and those with various types ... Read More »

Local Matters With Michael Detwiler: Meet Drew & Kelsey Hawkins

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Get to know Drew and Kelsey Hawkins, the new Youth Pastors at Trinity Assembly. Content hosted by iono.fm Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Michael Detwiler sits down with Drew and Kelsey Hawkins, the new Youth Pastors at Trinity Assembly in Algood, and Michael’s daughter and son-in-law. They discuss their backgrounds and where they ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Redistricting In Van Buren County

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Van Buren County Mayor Greg Wilson talks redistricting, and other county updates.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers sits down with Van Buren County Mayor Greg Wilson. They discuss redistricting efforts in Van Buren County, the new inn getting ready to open at Fall Creek Falls, and the various new amenities ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Ottis Philllips

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Get to know former Cookeville High School and TTU football player Ottis Phillips  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks meets with local business leader, and former Cookeville High School and Tennessee Tech University football player, Ottis Phillips. They discuss his time growing up in Cookeville, how the town has changed over ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: STEM And STE(A)M School ReDesignation Task Force

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Dr. Catherine Jones discusses the STEM & STE(A)M School ReDesignation Task Force  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Dr. Catherine Jones, Principal of Prescott South Elementary School in Cookeville. They discuss her recent appointment to the STEM and STE(A)M School ReDesignation Task Force, how they look to shape ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Tennessee College Of Applied Technology Livingston In 2021

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Jeff Slagle discusses updates & some various programs offered at TCAT Livingston  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Jeff Slagle, Vice President of Operations and Facilities at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Livingston. They discuss what his new roll as Vice President of Operations and Facilities entails ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Putnam County Parks And Recreation In 2021

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John Ross Albertson provides updates on Putnam County Parks and Rec projects.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers talks with John Ross Albertson, Director of the Putnam County Parks and Recreation Department. They discuss recent growth in the Putnam County Parks and Recreation Department, an update on Hope Park and other ... Read More »