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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 Sam Brooks: Monterey High School Football Head Coach

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Get to know more about Monterey High School Football Head Coach Scott Hughes.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks talks with Monterey High School Football Head Coach Scott Hughes. They discuss his family and the sports that they are all involved in, what it was like growing up in the area, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: Mountain Top Candle Shop

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Learn more about Mountain Top Candle Shop with owners Lyndsee and Sean Campbell.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton sits down with Lyndsee and Sean Campbell, owners of Mountain Top Candle Shop. They discuss what Mountain Top Candle Shop is and the various products that they offer, what went into their ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Putnam County Schools Career And Technical Education

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Dr. Leslie Eldridge discusses Putnam Co’s Career and Technical Education Program  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Dr. Leslie Eldridge, Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program Supervisor for Putnam County Schools. They discuss what her role as CTE Program Supervisor entails, how CTE in schools has changed over the ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Putnam County Circuit Court Clerk Judicial Commissioners

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Putnam Co Circuit Court Clerk Jennifer Wilkerson talks judicial commissioners.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers talks with Putnam County Circuit Court Clerk Jennifer Wilkerson. They discuss what a judicial commissioner is, the role that they play inside of the Putnam County Circuit Court Clerk Office, how to file items and ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Tennessee Tech University Football Recruitment

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TTU Head Football Coach Dewayne Alexander discusses recent recruitment efforts.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks meets with Dewayne Alexander, Head Football Coach for Tennessee Tech University. They discuss a summary of TTU’s recent recruitment efforts, what the NIL is, and what it means for college football, as well as what’s ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: TTU College Of Education In 2022

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Dr. Lisa Zagumny discusses what’s new with TTU’s College of Education in 2022.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Dr. Lisa Zagumny, Dean of the College of Education at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss the current state of the College of Education, the upcoming accreditation visit for the ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Putnam County School Board Updates In 2022

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Chairman Lynn McHenry discusses Putnam County School Board and System updates.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers sits down with Lynn McHenry, Chairman of the Putnam County School Board. They discuss what being the Chairman of the Putnam County School Board entails, and what the role means to him personally, progress ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Mechanical Engineering At Tennessee Tech University

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Learn more about Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Tech with Dr. Sally Pardue.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Dr. Sally Pardue, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss the various courses the she teaches within the College of Engineering at TTU, the ethics class available ... Read More »

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 »