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Author Archives: Will Hearn

The Scene: Rena Wood & Fiber Art

Meet Cookeville fiber artist Rena Wood and how she took an interest in fiber art Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down Cookeville fiber artist and Assistant Professor of Fiber Art at the Appalachian Center For Craft, Rena Wood. They discuss when she first took an interest in fiber art, how she creates her pieces ... Read More »

The Scene: Molly Perry & Design

This week, meet Cookeville designer, illustrator, and TTU student Molly Perry. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down Cookeville designer, illustrator, and Tennessee Tech University student Molly Perry. They discuss when she began taking an interest in the arts, what turned her focus towards digital art and design over traditional, and her education at TTU. ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Domestic Violence Survivors

Domestic violence survivors share their stories to help others with their words. We understand the challenge of domestic violence, but many of us often wonder about what goes into these relationships. What leads to a relationship turning violent? Why is it so difficult for the victim to leave? Did the victim ever have a chance to get out? What leads ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Highlands Residential Services

Chris Cassetty of Highlands Residential Services discusses affordable housing. The cost of housing in the Upper Cumberland, specifically in Putnam County and Cookeville, is growing as a source of concern. Is housing available for those who want it? Is affordable housing available for the workers of our region? Is our community too reliant on rental property? Enter Highlands Residential Services, ... Read More »

The Scene: Hippies & Gypsies Co.

This week, get to know local jeweler Matt Sandlin with Hippies & Gypsies Co. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with jeweler Matt Sandlin of Hippies & Gypsies Co. They discuss how and when he took an interest in jewelry, the studio space and techniques that he uses when working, and the first piece ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Avalon Center

Avalon Center’s Lacie Norris & LaChelle Lee help us understand domestic violence Understanding domestic violence means going beyond just putting yourself in the shoes of the victim. Hearing the decisions that they face. Seeing the realities of what goes on in trying to make those decisions. And understanding the ways in which their views of reality have been changed by ... Read More »

Trending: Double Springs Utility District & Board

Lynn McHenry & Larry Rodgers discuss the Double Springs Utility District & Board  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by President Lynn McHenry, and Vice President Larry Rodgers of the Double Springs Utility District & Board in Putnam County. They discuss the history of the board and the needs that led to its inception, how utility districts work ... Read More »

The Scene: Jessica Hagar & Textiles

Meet Cookeville textile artist Jessica Hagar & learn about her artistic process. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville textile artist Jessica Hagar. They discuss her specialization in accessories such as scarfs and hats, the materials that she uses for them, and how she incorporates elements of nature to express herself through her ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Long Term Rebuilding

Cookeville-Putnam Co Tornado Committee members discuss long term rebuilding. The restoration of Putnam County following the March tornado. The work continues. It’s now in a different phase – we’re looking at the long term impacts, and we’re still making sure that those who suffered damage during the tornado are ready to rebuild and have all the tools available that they ... Read More »

The Scene: Debi Wichman & Clay

Meet Cookeville clay artist Debbie Wickman and learn how nature inspires her art Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville clay artist Debi Wichman. They discuss some of her clay pieces that she has made, as well as where she finds the inspiration for them in nature and animals. Art Prowl Director Liz ... Read More »