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New Gainesboro Mural Highlights Connection To Chevrolet

Jackson set to cut the ribbon for a brand-new mural in downtown Gainesboro Saturday morning at 10:30. Chamber of Commerce Director Hope Vargas said that the chamber worked with Belmont University on the design. She said that they wanted to highlight the Chevrolet building because it is an interesting part of Gainesboro’s history. “The Gainesboro Chevrolet museum is actually the ... Read More »

Fentress To Apply For Arts Grant For Mural In Jamestown

Fentress County will apply for a Tennessee Arts Grant to place a mural in downtown Jamestown. County Executive Jimmy Johnson said that the mural on East Central Avenue would showcase local scenery and the beauty of Fentress County. “As you come into the square there in Jamestown off of Highway 52 heading west there’s a home ship building there and ... Read More »

Leadership Putnam And CRMC Charitable Foundation Holding Community Art Contest

Leadership Putnam is teaming up with the Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation for an Upper Cumberland Community Art Contest. Leadership Putnam is a group of community leaders that try to actively participate in the community through various service projects. Director of Invasive Cardiovascular Services and Leadership Putnam Group Leader Mitchell Stonecipher said that they wanted to do a project that will ... Read More »

Tech Student Starts Magazine For LGBTQ Community In The UC

A Tennessee Tech student has started a magazine for LGBTQ teens and young adults in the Upper Cumberland. CEO of “Girls, Gays, and Theys” Magazine Lane Mochow said that he wanted to create a magazine of more substance than typical teen magazines. He said that he also wanted it to be an outlet for LGBTQ youths to feel a sense ... Read More »

Livingston Native’s “Our Town” Exhibit Highlights Sights Of Livingston’s Charm In Paintings

An art exhibit highlighting the beauty and community of Livingston. That’s what artist and Cookeville High School teacher Mitchell White’s “Our Town” exhibit at Bishop Studios is all about. White said that when he originally began work on the pieces five years ago, he sought inspiration from old black-and-white photos, but that the pandemic changed his perspective. “And the light ... Read More »

Putnam Library Staying In Touch With Teenage Interests

The Putnam County Library wants to make sure its keeping up with trends among teens. Adult Services Coordinator Matt Knieling said so far the survey results show the library is inline with sought out programs like robotics and gaming. Knieling said that with so many options in life for teens to fill their free time, getting them in the door ... Read More »

Jackson Sees Completion Of Downtown Mural Representing County

Jackson County saw the completion of its first mural in downtown Gainesboro. Mural artist Manny Fuentes said the partnership came about with Jordan Hunter of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. Fuentes said that after talking to Hunter about features in Jackson County, he wanted to create something for the community that would last. “To do something the community will ... Read More »

Cookeville Art Studio And Gallery Celebrates 60 Years

Cookeville Art Studio and Gallery celebrated its 60th anniversary with a celebration on Friday afternoon. Secretary Terri Ritter said it’s been special to have the organization serve the Upper Cumberland for six decades. “It’s such a blessing,” Ritter said. “Because the whole desire of this is to reach the community with culture and with art and to bring people in ... Read More »