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Author Archives: Will Hearn

The Scene: Flavia Gjishti & Graphic Design

This week, get to know TTU graphic design student Flavia Gjishti and her work. Content hosted by Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Tennessee Tech graphic design student Flavia Gjishti. They discuss the various mediums she enjoys creating in, such as water colors and photography, and the differences between working with them. Jay Replogle of Replogle ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tornado Aftermath

This week, we examine the lessons learned from the March 3rd tornado aftermath. The clean up and support have been big parts of the tornado aftermath since the March storms roared through Putnam County. Another part of the aftermath has been assessment. What lessons were learned? What things need to be done better? Today we examine those lessons from emergency ... Read More »

The Scene: Austin Messner & Ink Drawing

This week, find out how Cookeville artist Austin Messner draws his ink portraits Content hosted by Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville ink artist Austin Messner. They discuss some of the various portraits he’s drawn, and how and where he finds the inspiration for his various pieces. Cookeville graphic artist Haley Kissell discusses her experience ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Genesis House

Program manager Denise Dillon discusses the services offered at Genesis House. One in four women, and one in ten men, experience domestic violence. It can take various forms – physical, emotional, sexual, or psychological. And the domestic violence cases across the nation have increased exponentially during the COVID-19 outbreak. That’s certainly been the case in the Upper Cumberland as well. ... Read More »

The Scene: John Lucas & Woodturning

Find out more about the craft of woodturning with Cookeville artist John Lucas. Content hosted by Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville woodturner and artist John Lucas. They discuss how he got into the craft of woodturning, and the various projects he enjoys working on alongside fellow woodturners. Find out more about how carver Emma ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Small Business Development Center

Find out how the Small Business Development District is helping business owners. Whether it’s help with planning, marketing, or trying to make your business grow, the Small Business Development Center is a resource for local businesses across the Upper Cumberland. The Center moved this year from under the guidance of Tennessee Tech to the Upper Cumberland Development District. In addition ... Read More »

Trending: Van Buren County Commissioners

Van Buren Co Commissioners Will Maxwell and Henry Seamons discuss the new budget  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Van Buren County Commissioners and Budget Committee members Will Maxwell and Henry Seamons. They discuss the new county budget passed this year, adjustments made during the process of creating the budget, and the new property tax increase in ... Read More »

The Scene: James Himsworth & Portrait Painting

Find out more about portrait painter James Himsworth and his passion for art. Content hosted by Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with portrait painter James Himsworth. They discuss where his passion and talent for art comes from, where his education in art comes from, and how he teaches others to hone their skills in art. Learn ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: John Gentry & A Career In Service Pt 2

This week, we continue to learn more about the life and career of John Gentry. He is the former Putnam County Executive. The Cookeville City Manager – a manager who saw people upset when a city council tried to remove him. He is a local business man. A charitable and church benefactor. He is John Gentry, and we are exploring ... Read More »

Trending: State & Putnam County Updates

Senator Paul Bailey and Putnam Co Mayor Randy Porter discuss regional updates.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Senator Paul Bailey, and Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter. They discuss recent developments in the state and in Putnam County including special legislature sessions, state revenue, and economic and community growth throughout the state and the Upper Cumberland. New ... Read More »