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Tess Simpson of Cookeville Awarded Bill Penn Broadcast Scholarship

Recent Cookeville High School graduate Tess Simpson has been awarded the Bill Penn Broadcast Scholarship. The award was presented Thursday, June 1st during a ceremony at Del Monaco Winery. Simpson will receive $1,000 toward her secondary education from the team members at Stonecom Radio, Rock 93-7, Lite Rock 95.9, 106-9 Kicks Country, and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. The award honors the ... Read More »

Jacob Summers of Smith County Awarded Dream Big Scholarship

Jacob Summers, a recent graduate of Smith County High School, received the Tennessee Credit Union/ Lite Rock 95.9/ 106-9 Kicks Country Dream Big Scholarship Thursday Night. This $1,500 scholarship awarded during the June 1st ceremony at Del Monaco Winery goes toward the recipients’ secondary education. Also recognized at the Thursday ceremony were the 11 other Dream Big Scholars for their ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: How Much Should I Tip?

In order to make sure those overworked folks in the various service industries get the tip they deserve here’s a short guide to tipping: 1. Wait staff should be tipped 15-20% or more, because they make less than minimum wage in some states 2. Bartenders usually get a buck a drink 3. Picking up fast food or a drink from ... Read More »

Congratulations To Our Gator’s Big Give Winners

This holiday season, Gator and his Gator Gives partners wanted to reach out to three of the non-profit organizations in the Upper Cumberland who are making a real difference. Thanks to the support of Algood Drugs, Heather Skender Realtors, Johns Family Dentistry and NAPA of Cookeville, three local charities will begin the year in a big way. 106-9 Kicks Country, ... Read More »

In Dekalb County…Local Dollars Make Cents

Spending your dollars locally in Dekalb County makes cents. And those cents add up to making Dekalb County a special place to live and work. 106-9 Kicks Country is proud to join with local businesses in reminding you how important it is to spend your dollars at home. Local schools. Local events. Local facilities. Senior citizens. The arts. They all ... Read More »