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Today In The Upper Cumberland: College Sports With Mark Wilson

TTU’s Mark Wilson discusses college sports, and the NCAA’s recent press release. In a press release earlier this week, the NCAA Board Of Directors said, “NCAA recruiting rules preclude boosters from recruiting, and/or providing benefits to prospective student athletes. So how does this jive with NIL rules? It’s just part of the complications of the new world that we’ve seen ... Read More »

The Scene: Meet Multi-Artist Rose Bennett

Get to know Multi-Artist Rose Bennett, and the various mediums she works with.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Multi-Artist Rose Bennett. They discuss the various mediums that she enjoys working with, the painting projects that she’s currently working on, as well as what she hopes people take away from her work as an artist. Presented ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Leadership With James Mills

Cookeville City Manager James Mills discusses the ins and outs of leadership. The first of four election days across the state of Tennessee this week – it means a change in leadership in some places around the Upper Cumberland – the beauty of the vote. But leadership is also an important issue, especially for an area that is growing as ... Read More »

The Scene: GlitterCat Studios

Get to know the background, and art projects of GlitterCat Studio’s Carla René.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Carla René with GlitterCat Studios. They discuss her background, and what brought her to Tennessee Tech University as a student, her current art projects that she’s working on, as well as how the Upper Cumberland area has ... Read More »

The Scene: Ithil Carvings

Learn more about Ithil Carvings’ Hannah La Rue and how she started making jewelry.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Hannah La Rue from Ithil Carvings. They discuss how she got her start in art and making jewelry, the projects that she is currently working on, including one that is very special to her, as well ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sports History With Dr. Arthur Banton Pt 2

TTU’s Dr. Arthur Banton discusses sports history, as well as its cultural impact. Tennessee has long been a hotbed of sports, and it’s a world that seems to be in constant change over the past several years. From new payment and transfer options for students on the college level, the looming threat of realignment, new television contracts, and the massive ... Read More »

The Scene: Brandy Lynn & The Silver Fern

Find out more about The Silver Fern in Cookeville with Co-Owner Brandy Lynn.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Brandy Lynn, Co-Owner of The Silver Fern in Cookeville. They discuss her background and the role that she plays at The Silver Fern, the various local artists whose art has been featured at The Silver Fern’s gallery ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sports History With Dr. Arthur Banton

TTU’s Dr. Arthur Banton discusses sports history, as well as its cultural impact. It’s considered by some the one thing that brings people together – it is sports. And it’s all around us. It seems it grows almost every year in terms of the cultural impact – the way it involves so many of us at all levels. Dr. Arthur ... Read More »

The Scene: Daphfae Photography

Get to know Daphni with Daphfae Photography, and how she got her start in art.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Daphni with Daphfae Photography. They discuss how she got started in art and photography, her favorite styled sheets that she has done, as well as what she hopes others take away from her work and ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sports Gambling

University of Memphis’s Dr. James Whelan discusses the rise in gambling issues. If you’ve watched sports on television in the last year, you understand the influence of sports betting on our society. As more and more states legalize sports gambling, you’re seeing it in your face more and more. Take, for example, the recent March Madness games. Dr. James Whelan ... Read More »