Friday, January 21, 2022
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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Puerto Rico Relief

Sheila Scruggs talks with Mistie Ragland about her work with the United Way helping the Monterey Lion’s Club Disaster Response Team by setting up a Text To Give number to help their efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico after the devastating hurricane. Text ASSIST To 40-403 to donate to our local team. Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Coal Mining’s History

When the railroad began snaking its way across the Tennessee countryside in the 1880s…the economy grew. Part of that growth…the expansion of coal mining in the mountainous regions of the state. Coal mining grew from about 2 million tons excavated in 1890….to more than 7 million around World War I. The Upper Cumberland…a big part of that industry….in places you MIGHT NOT even ... Read More »