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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Win A Day Camp For Your Kids

School will be over soon and you’re trying to figure out something fun, educational and worthwhile they can enjoy this summer? 106-9 Kicks Country has a helping hand. Send your kids to Cedar Lake Summer Camp for a week-long summer camp experience. Register now to win a week-long day camp experience at Cedar Lake….with lunch included. It’s a $140 value. The week-long ... Read More »

Kelsey Smith Of Jackson County Is A Dream Big Scholar

Jackson County High School’s Kelsey Smith has been selected as the Lite Rock 95.9/106-9 Kicks Country Dream Big Scholar for May. The award honors outstanding work in the classroom, leadership in school groups, and organization, achievement in extracurricular activities as well as work in the community. One student from a high school across the Upper Cumberland wins the award each ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Oakley Stem Center

When leaders gathered more than ten years ago, they wanted to provide a place where Tennessee Tech students, faculty as well as community members and their kids could create and learn. This discussion and work led to the Oakley Stem Center on the Tennessee Tech campus. We continue our exploration of STEM Education as we visit with the center’s director ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: What Is STEM?

STEM Education may be a new concept to many. It’s not a class or a subject…it’s a different way of examining science and mathematics education…asking students to explain why and how. In the Upper Cumberland, the Millard Oakley Stem Center provides a place where college students can learn to teach the next generation and local students and parents can explore ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Breaking Addiction

Addiction to heroin on the rise. Pain killer usage at an all time high. Marijuana viewed as a recreational option. Meth, though tempered by recent changes in the laws, remains prevalent. There are many aspects to the Upper Cumberland’s drug addiction challenge. Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland stands as one organization trying to break the cycle and return local ... Read More »

White County’s Bryan Scott Is A Dream Big Scholar

White County High School’s Bryan Scott has been selected as the Lite Rock 95.9/106-9 Kicks Country Dream Big Scholar for April. The award honors outstanding work in the classroom, leadership in school groups, and organization, achievement in extracurricular activities as well as work in the community. One student from a high school across the Upper Cumberland wins the award each ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Burgess Falls

Burgess Falls State Park and Natural Area provide amazing views, wonderful hikes, and water features you will not find anywhere else. As one of the treasures of the Upper Cumberland, we explore the area’s history and its offerings with Park Manager Bill Summers. Summers also introduces to the Window Cliffs Natural Area, a brand new offering for the Upper Cumberland. ... Read More »