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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 Bob Bell: Burks Elementary School Principal

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Learn more about Monterey’s Burks Elementary School with Principal Heather Tinch  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Heather Tinch, Principal of Burks Elementary School in Monterey. They discuss the various duties of an elementary school teacher including overseeing the school’s environment, and being an instructional leader, the faculty and ... Read More »

Local Matters With Caroline Moore: Meet Miss Tennessee For America Maelybeth Young

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Learn all about beauty pageants with Miss Tennessee For America Maelybeth Young.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Caroline Moore sits down with Miss Tennessee For America Maelybeth Young. They discuss how she got into attending and competing in pageants, her experience competing in national pageant competitions in Las Vegas, as well as ... Read More »

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

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Cumberland, Jackson, Smith, and White County Mayors provide county updates.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers continues to sit 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 challenges of finding workers for ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Cookeville High School Football Coaching Staff

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CHS Head Football Coach Taylor Hennigan breaks down this year’s coaching staff.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks talks with Cookeville High School Head Football Coach Taylor Hennigan. They discuss how it feels to be back at Cookeville High School with a semester of teaching and coaching behind him, as well ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Higher Education And Financial Aid

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Learn about higher education, and financial aid opportunities with Dustin Rawls.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Dustin Rawls, Outreach Specialist for the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation. They discuss his background, his new role with the State of Tennessee, recent legislative changes ... Read More »

Local Matters With Caroline Moore: Meet Agriculture Advocate Dawson Davidson

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This week, meet local Agriculture Advocate, and lifestyle guru Dawson Davidson.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Caroline Moore talks with local Agriculture Advocate, and lifestyle guru Dawson Davidson. They discuss how he got his start in agriculture, and what it means to be an Agriculture Advocate, when he joined the Putnam County ... Read More »

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

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Cumberland, Jackson, Smith, and White County Mayors provide budget updates.  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 budgets for each county, and where they ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: TTU Football With Bruce Hatfield And Bert Browne

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Catch up on Golden Eagle Football with TTU’s Bruce Hatfield and Bert Browne.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks sits down with former Tennessee Tech University Linebacker, and current TTU Linebacker Coach Bruce Hatfield, and former TTU Quarterback, and current TTU Recruiting Coordinator Bert Browne. They discuss having both new and ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Putnam County Library Summer Activities

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Kathryn Wisinger, Sarah Crawford talk summer activities at the Putnam Co Library  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Kathryn Wisinger, Director of the Putnam County Library, and Library Assistant Sarah Crawford. They discuss the various branches of the Putnam County Library, some of the summer offerings that the library ... Read More »

Local Matters With Caroline Moore: Meet Local Artist, And Art Teacher Terri Ritter

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Learn about local artist & art teacher Terri Ritter, and Painting With The Stars  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Caroline Moore meets with local artist and art teacher Terri Ritter. They discuss her early life growing up in Sarasota, FL, and the art community that was there, her upcoming Painting With The ... Read More »