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Author Archives: Will Hearn

The Scene: Replogle Armory

This week, get to know Cookeville bladesmith Jay Replogle of Replogle Armory. Content hosted by iono.fm Join Host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville bladesmith Jay Replogle of Replogle Armory. They discuss what bladesmithing is, how he forges his knives and swords, and the various contests and programs he’s been a part of over the years. Find out ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tax Valuation

Putnam County Tax Assessor Steve Pierce helps clear up the tax appraisal process The tax appraisal process began in Putnam County last week. State officials helped prepare those inside Steve Pierce’s office to begin this important process. It is a process that is often misunderstood. Steve Pierce is Putnam County’s Tax Assessor. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend ... Read More »

Trending: Byrdstown Mayor

Byrdstown Mayor Sam Gibson discusses upcoming Labor Day weekend outdoor events.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Byrdstown Mayor Sam Gibson. They discuss his time working in education, upcoming outdoor Labor Day weekend events in Byrdstown, the town’s relationship with county law enforcement, and more updates regarding recent events in Byrdstown. New episodes every Friday at 8am ... Read More »

The Scene: Laura Beth Hellerstedt & Graphic Design

This week, get to know TTU student and graphic designer Laura Beth Hellerstedt. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Tennessee Tech University student and graphic designer Laura Beth Hellerstedt. They discuss why she made the change to graphic design over computer science, and what her creative process is from finding inspiration to the ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community & Law Enforcement Pt 2

Sheriff Eddie Farris & Police Chief Greg Etheredge discuss community relations. A recent Gallup Poll found the majority of Americans say major changes are needed to make policing better. In that same survey, some people believe that there should be greater involvement between police and community organizations. That’s our topic today as we sit down with Putnam County Sheriff Eddie ... Read More »

The Scene: Golden Hour Graphics

This week, get to know Haley Kissell of Golden Hour Graphics in Middle Tennessee Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Haley Kissell of Golden Hour Graphics in Middle Tennessee. They discuss how she got her start in photography, and how National Geographics inspired her growing up. Maple Moon Designs’ Jennifer Luna explains her ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community & Law Enforcement

Sheriff Eddie Farris & Police Chief Greg Etheredge discuss community relations. Tuesday night would, in every other year, be the National Night Out Against Crime. But this is not every other year. The annual community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships has been cancelled across most of the nation, or moved to October. It does give us, however, a good ... Read More »

Trending: Putnam County School Reopenings

Putnam Co School Board’s Celeste Gammon & Kim Cravens discuss school reopenings.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Putnam County School Board Vice Chair Celeste Gammon, and Board Member Kim Cravens. They discuss the School Board’s 2020-2021 fiscal year budget, the decision making process of opening schools back up, and safety protocols for bus riders and in ... Read More »

The Scene: Robin Ford & Painting

This week, get to know Cookeville High School art teacher and painter Robin Ford Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville High School art teacher and painter Robin Ford. They discuss her observational-realistic style of painting, how she decides what mediums to use for each piece, and how the Upper Cumberland influences her ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Job Searching

Anthony Scionti offers resources on job searching from the American Job Center. Unemployment numbers this week across the Upper Cumberland improved, down virtually across the board, but still double, if not triple, what they were a year ago. This weekend marks the end of the $600 COVID payments from the federal government. They likely will not return to that level, ... Read More »