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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Highlands Residential Services

Chris Cassetty of Highlands Residential Services discusses affordable housing. The cost of housing in the Upper Cumberland, specifically in Putnam County and Cookeville, is growing as a source of concern. Is housing available for those who want it? Is affordable housing available for the workers of our region? Is our community too reliant on rental property? Enter Highlands Residential Services, ... Read More »

The Scene: Hippies & Gypsies Co.

This week, get to know local jeweler Matt Sandlin with Hippies & Gypsies Co. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with jeweler Matt Sandlin of Hippies & Gypsies Co. They discuss how and when he took an interest in jewelry, the studio space and techniques that he uses when working, and the first piece ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Avalon Center

Avalon Center’s Lacie Norris & LaChelle Lee help us understand domestic violence Understanding domestic violence means going beyond just putting yourself in the shoes of the victim. Hearing the decisions that they face. Seeing the realities of what goes on in trying to make those decisions. And understanding the ways in which their views of reality have been changed by ... Read More »

Trending: Double Springs Utility District & Board

Lynn McHenry & Larry Rodgers discuss the Double Springs Utility District & Board  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by President Lynn McHenry, and Vice President Larry Rodgers of the Double Springs Utility District & Board in Putnam County. They discuss the history of the board and the needs that led to its inception, how utility districts work ... Read More »

The Scene: Jessica Hagar & Textiles

Meet Cookeville textile artist Jessica Hagar & learn about her artistic process. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville textile artist Jessica Hagar. They discuss her specialization in accessories such as scarfs and hats, the materials that she uses for them, and how she incorporates elements of nature to express herself through her ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Long Term Rebuilding

Cookeville-Putnam Co Tornado Committee members discuss long term rebuilding. The restoration of Putnam County following the March tornado. The work continues. It’s now in a different phase – we’re looking at the long term impacts, and we’re still making sure that those who suffered damage during the tornado are ready to rebuild and have all the tools available that they ... Read More »

The Scene: Debi Wichman & Clay

Meet Cookeville clay artist Debbie Wickman and learn how nature inspires her art Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville clay artist Debi Wichman. They discuss some of her clay pieces that she has made, as well as where she finds the inspiration for them in nature and animals. Art Prowl Director Liz ... Read More »

Trending: TSSAA Blue Cross Bowl

Molly Brown discusses the upcoming TSSAA Blue Cross Bowl happening in Cookeville  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Molly Brown, Executive Director of the Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau. They address some of the questions and safety precautions surrounding the upcoming TSSAA Blue Cross Bowl football tournament in Cookeville, how to become involved and volunteer for the multi-day ... Read More »

The Scene: Becca Dilldine & Ceramics

Learn about ceramics and the Appalachian Center For Craft with Becca Dilldine. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with local ceramic artist, and gallery manager at the Tennessee Tech Appalachian Center For Craft, Becca Dilldine. They discuss when and how she got into ceramics, her fine arts education at Tennessee Tech, and the differences ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Overton County Recovery Court Pt 2

Judge Daryl Colson discusses the details of the Overton County Recovery Court. Drug recovery courts offer non-violent offenders a place to get back on their feet. In the Upper Cumberland, one such court operates in Overton County. We continue our exploration of how recovery courts work, the requirements that are involved, and the success rate with Overton County Judge Daryl ... Read More »