Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Overdoses

Suzanne Angel & Colby Lane discuss the growing epidemic of overdoses in the UC. It’s seemingly a weekly occurrence across the Upper Cumberland, and the numbers are growing exponentially – the number of people who are suffering drug overdoses. Part of the reason – pills, powder, and other substances that are being laced with fentanyl. We go inside the epidemic ... Read More »

The Scene: Patrick Dudney & Stone Sculpting

Get to know the life and creative process of local stone sculptor Patrick Dudney  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with sculptor Patrick Dudney. They discuss how he got started with stone sculpting, the different types of stone that he works with, what his artistic process is like once he begins to sculpt a new piece, as ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Cumberland Business Incubator

This week, learn more about the Cumberland Business Incubator with Holly Hanson. The Upper Cumberland continues to be a hub for small business. For entrepreneurs who have an idea, and want to turn it into something. There are many resources available throughout the region to help those with a dream – including the Cumberland Business Incubator. Holly Hanson leads that ... Read More »

The Scene: Emily Newman & Painting

Learn more about Cookeville painter, and former host of The Scene, Emily Newman.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville painter, and former host of The Scene, Emily Newman. They discuss how she got started painting, where she draws motivation and inspiration from when starting a new project, as well as the details surround one of ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Genealogy

Upper Cumberland local Guy Zimmerman discusses his experiences with genealogy. What once was a hobby reserved for the back corners of libraries and historical buildings is now front and center. Genealogy is big business these days thanks to the internet. But Guy Zimmerman did it the old fashioned way, and honestly, he’s thankful for that. Today In The Upper Cumberland ... Read More »

The Scene: Terri Ritter & Fluid Art

Get to know fluid artist Terri Ritter, Director of the Cookeville Art Studio.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville Fluid Artist, and Director of The Cookeville Art Studio, Terri Ritter. They discuss how she got into the fluid medium over water colors and acrylics, her artistic process when beginning a new piece, as well as ... Read More »

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 »