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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 organization based in Crossville.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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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 her recent series that was inspired by her love of jazz, and the fashion in the 1950s.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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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 airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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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 a preview of her upcoming art show that will run every day in July.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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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 Manager as we continue our conversation about the species that call the Upper Cumberland home.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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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 involve community, as well as the Meet The Artists event that will be held at the end of the month for the art show.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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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, but that diversity is there according to Brandon Wear, TWRA’s Regional Wildlife Program Manager.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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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 come with directing the play. Cast members Holly Mills (M’Lynn Eatenton), Chelsea Holland (Truvy Jones), Betsy Scarisbrick (Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie), Joyce Tatum (Ouiser Boudreaux), Tina Thurman (Clariee Belcher), and Sara Cooper (Annelle Dupuy) discuss their respective characters, and what it means for each of them to get to portray each character, as well as what it’s like to be a part of a small production in a town like Cookeville. Steel Magnolias opens on Friday, June 17 at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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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 Ford is a Wildlife Biologist with the US Fish And Wildlife Service. The Service’s Tennessee office is located in Cookeville.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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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 with it so that it has an organic feel to the art, as well as what she hopes others take away from her personal and free flowing style of art.

Presented by Harper’s Rare Books & Collectibles in Cookeville. New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

 

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