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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Construction

This weekend, the men and women behind the upper Cumberland home building industry show off their wares….a variety of home styles are part of the Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes. The builders are busy….trying to meet the growing need of home buyers across our region. We examine the state of purchasing a home….and how renting remains a course of action for many….but ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Foreign Affairs

This week’s rhetoric between the United States and North Korea reminds us that the Communist Regime remains one of the outliers in World geopolitics. Since an early age, one local man has been interested in just that kind of politics. In fact, part of his military career included time along the North Korea South Korea border. Bryan Payne grew up in Cookeville, graduated from college ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Downtown Revitalization

Downtown revitalization. In many areas of the United States…it’s an issue that communities are trying to find answers to downtowns that are boarded up….with few tenants…areas where crime and poverty reign. However…downtowns across the Upper Cumberland….are just the opposite. They are places of historic value….of current viability….and with plans for the future. One of those downtowns, is McMinnville. Main Street McMinnville….is led ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Eagles Football Returns

Rookies reported last week and Monday, the first practice of the season takes place for the Golden Eagles of Head Coach Marcus Satterfield. The second year head coach remains focused beyond this season. He wants to see a new culture embedded within his football program and within the region. Satterfield looks back at his football roots…and talks openly about what ... Read More »

Jason And Tony: What’s Your Best Insult That Doesn’t Use Profanity?

There are very few things in life that are as satisfying as nailing someone with a perfect insult. There’s a discussion on Reddit right now where people are sharing their BEST insult . . . and just to make things more artistic and less crude, they’re only sharing ones that don’t include profanity. Here are some of our favorites . ... Read More »

Jason And Tony: Bet Y’all Can’t Do This

If you’ve never heard the sound of one hand clapping, check it out.  This guy is the new world record holder.  Abhinabha Tangerman, and he’s from the Netherlands.  He claps 427 times in a minute with his right hand alone.) Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Oil And Gas In the Upper Cumberland

When you think of oil and gas production in the United States…you think of Texas first. Maybe Alaska next…California? Sure. Those three states account for the biggest percentage of oil production….some 930 million barrels annually. Oil in Tennessee? Yes. And more than you think. And the area of interest…well right under your feet. We explore oil and gas production with Dr. Jeannette Wolak…she is an assistant professor ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Eclipse Time

The Upper Cumberland will have one of the best views in the nation for the coming solar eclipse. The August 21 event is one that Tennessee Tech Professor Dr. Stephen Robinson, Chairperson in the Physics Department, has been looking forward to for some time. To call the eclipse a once in a lifetime event…does not do it justice. And it’s an event ... Read More »