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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Wildlife Pt 2

Learn about UC wildlife with TWRA Regional Wildlife Program Manager Brandon Wear From bears and wild turkeys, to coyotes, to wildlife that we don’t come in contact with very much. The Upper Cumberland is a very diverse habitat for wildlife. It is the job of TWRA to ensure that it remains that way. Brandon Wear is the Regional Wildlife Program ... Read More »

The Scene: Brandon Russell & Juneteenth Art Gallery

Learn about the Juneteenth art gallery at Soul Craft Coffee with Brandon Russell  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Brandon Russell with IMPACT Cookeville. They discuss the Juneteenth art gallery and show that he has put together for local black artists at Soul Craft Coffee in Cookeville, the history of Juneteenth, and how he’s working to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Wildlife

Learn about UC wildlife with TWRA Regional Wildlife Program Manager Brandon Wear The Upper Cumberland is most known for its natural beauty, and that beauty gives it another benefit – a population of wildlife that’s unmatched. Maybe we don’t think of it that way. After all, the animals that we come in contact with are certainly not exotic in nature, ... Read More »

The Scene: Steel Magnolias At The Cookeville Performing Arts Center

Meet several crew and cast members of the upcoming production of Steel Magnolias  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with members of the cast and crew of the upcoming production of Steel Magnolias at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. Director Jennifer Shank, and Scene Director Hyla Stellhorn discuss the Steel Magnolias’s background, and the unique challenges that ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Mussels In The Upper Cumberland

Learn about mussels in the Upper Cumberland with US Fish & Wildlife’s Andy Ford. The Upper Cumberland is a diverse mix of plants, flora, animals, and species – all amidst bodies of water, deep hollers, and scenic ridges. We explore some of the region’s animal life starting with one you may not think about too often – the mussel. Andy ... Read More »

The Scene: Robin Sturis & Mixed Media And Abstract Art

Learn more about Upper Cumberland abstract artist, and painter Robin Sturis.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Upper Cumberland mixed media and abstract painter Robin Sturis. They discuss the type of work that she does, and how she got her start, how she handles the beginning of a project and determining where she wants to go ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Leadership With Denny Wayne Robinson

White Co Executive Denny Wayne Robinson discusses public office and leadership. Few of us could imaging running for public office. Few of us could imagine even further serving in public office, but it’s something that came to White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson, something that he wanted to do, and he followed through on it. With some urging, of course, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: College Sports With Mark Wilson Pt 2

TTU’s Mark Wilson discusses college sports, and the changes happening across it. One of the biggest confrontations ever among SEC coaches this week points out just what a time of change it is in college sports. A lot of people worried about NIL – what it means for pay for play, the transfer rule – it’s all coming together at ... Read More »

The Scene: Hailey B Creative

Get to know more about the photography work of Hailey B with Hailey B Creative.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Hailey B with Hailey B Creative. They discuss her interest in photography and the various types of events that she provides services for, her current jobs and projects that she is currently working on, as ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: College Sports With Mark Wilson

TTU’s Mark Wilson discusses college sports, and the NCAA’s recent press release. In a press release earlier this week, the NCAA Board Of Directors said, “NCAA recruiting rules preclude boosters from recruiting, and/or providing benefits to prospective student athletes. So how does this jive with NIL rules? It’s just part of the complications of the new world that we’ve seen ... Read More »