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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Principals In Today’s Education

Catherine Jones & Dr. Bubba Winningham discuss principals in today’s education. October is National Principals Month. We celebrate the role of principals in educating Upper Cumberland young people as we sit down with Prescott South Elementary School Principal Catherine Jones, and Algood Middle School Principal Dr. Bubba Winningham. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Teen Drug Use

Gain insight into teen drug use in the Upper Cumberland with Power of Putnam. Overdose numbers continue to increase. Last year alone more than 93,000 people died from an overdose. October is National Youth Substances Use Prevention Month – a chance for all of us to take stock of drug use among teens. What does it look like here in ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Teen Challenge Of The Upper Cumberland

Learn about Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland with Pastor Tim McLauchlin. Freedom from addiction – it’s a need across the Upper Cumberland, and across the nation. The statistics show it. Enter a longtime partner in helping both teens and adults recover – Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland. Its Executive Director is Pastor Tim McLauchlin. Today In The Upper ... Read More »

The Scene: David Pound & Polymer Clay Art

Discover the creative and imaginative work of Sparta clay artist, David Pound.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Sparta polymer clay artist, David pound. They discuss how he got his start as a clay artist, how he goes about creating one of his pieces, as well as how he comes up with the ideas for his ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Putnam County Schools Independence Program

Learn about the Putnam County Schools Independence Program with Vanessa Johnson. The Tennessee Tech campus has been abuzz with the start of a new semester, but there is a group of students on that campus that you may not know about. They are part of the Putnam County Schools Independence Program. Its director is Vanessa Johnson. Today In The Upper ... Read More »

The Scene: Micah Seals & Fine Woodworking

Get to know Cookeville fine woodworker Micah Seals, and how he got his start.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville fine woodworker Micah Seals. They discuss how he got his start in woodworking, what one of his favorite creations is and why, as well as the types of wood that he works with, and where ... Read More »

The Scene: Matt Knieling & Comics

This week, learn more about Cookeville comic and digital artist Matt Knieling.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville comic artist Matt Knieling. They discuss how he got his start illustrating comics, where his ideas come from and how doodling helps him in his creation process, as well as the tools that he uses for his ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Cookeville Planning

Cookeville Planning Director Jon Ward talks planning for growth in Cookeville. As Cookeville deals with growth in the coming years, its Planning Department will be on the front lines of trying to manage that growth. Getting the right kind of development in the right places in the community. Leading the efforts, Cookeville Planning Director Jon Ward. Today In The Upper ... Read More »

The Scene: Marcus Johnson & Custom Knife Making

Learn all about custom knife making with Cookeville knife maker Marcus Johnson.  Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville custom knife maker Marcus Johnson. They discuss how he got his start in knife making, how he goes about creating a new knife from start to finish, as well as how history inspires his work. Presented by ... Read More »