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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.

Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday at 8am on News Talk 94.1.

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Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Cookeville Lady Cavaliers Basketball Senior Players

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Learn more about Lady Cavaliers Basketball stars Bailey Gillies, and KK Graves.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks talks with Cookeville High School Lady Cavaliers Basketball senior players Bailey Gillies and KK Graves. They discuss what their experiences were like progressing through CHS’s basketball program from the time they were freshmen ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Tennessee Tech University College of Agriculture And Human Ecology

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Learn about TTU’s College of Agriculture and Human Ecology with Dean Darron Smith  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Darron Smith, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Human Ecology at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss his background, education, and career, the majors that are available under the ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Cumberland, Jackson, Smith, And White County Updates Pt 2

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Learn more about what’s happening in Cumberland, Jackson, Smith, and White Co.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers sits down with White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson, Smith County Mayor Jeff Mason, Cumberland County Mayor Allen Foster, and Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady. They continue to discuss the various projects, updates, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Tennessee Tech University’s Bert Browne

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Learn more about the life and career of Tennessee Tech University’s Bert Browne.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks sits down with Bert Browne, Tennessee Tech University Football Coach, and former record setting Quarterback at TTU. They discuss his background and how he ended up at TTU, his time coaching under ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Putnam Education Partnership Foundation

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Learn about the Putnam Education Partnership Foundation with Katelyn Steakley.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Katelyn Steakley, Executive Director of the Putnam Education Partnership Foundation. They discuss what the Putnam Education Partnership Foundation is, what her role as Executive Director entails, how their mission has evolved since its ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Cumberland, Jackson, Smith, And White County Updates

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Learn more about what’s happening in Cumberland, Jackson, Smith, and White Co.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers sits down with White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson, Smith County Mayor Jeff Mason, Cumberland County Mayor Allen Foster, and Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady. They discuss The Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Marty Cook

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Get to know the life and coaching career of retired teacher and coach Marty Cook  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks meets with retired teacher and coach, Marty Cook. They discuss his family and career, what led to him retiring from teaching, his time coaching baseball, and who some of the ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: WCTE & Putnam County Schools

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Learn more about WCTE’s relationship with Putnam Co Schools with Cindy Putman.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Cindy Putman, Ready To Learn Project Manager at WCTE in Cookeville. They discuss her work as Ready To Learn Project Manager, what the BEST Program is and the curricula that ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Golf In The Upper Cumberland

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This week, find out more about golf in the Upper Cumberland with Matt Manzaro.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks sits down with Matt Manzaro, General Manager of the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle Golf Club. They discuss the current state of the Golden Eagle Golf Course, Junior Golf programs in the ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Putnam County Schools ESSER Program

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Find out more about Putnam County Schools’ ESSER Program with Jason Stickler.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Jason Stickler, ESSER Program Supervisor for Putnam County Schools. They discuss what the ESSER Program is, the recent Best For All Award that they recently received, why Putnam County Schools was ... Read More »