Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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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 ... 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 »

The Scene: Meet Multi-Artist Rose Bennett

Get to know Multi-Artist Rose Bennett, and the various mediums she works with.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Multi-Artist Rose Bennett. They discuss the various mediums that she enjoys working with, the painting projects that she’s currently working on, as well as what she hopes people take away from her work as an artist. Presented ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Leadership With James Mills

Cookeville City Manager James Mills discusses the ins and outs of leadership. The first of four election days across the state of Tennessee this week – it means a change in leadership in some places around the Upper Cumberland – the beauty of the vote. But leadership is also an important issue, especially for an area that is growing as ... Read More »

The Scene: GlitterCat Studios

Get to know the background, and art projects of GlitterCat Studio’s Carla René.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Carla René with GlitterCat Studios. They discuss her background, and what brought her to Tennessee Tech University as a student, her current art projects that she’s working on, as well as how the Upper Cumberland area has ... Read More »

The Scene: Ithil Carvings

Learn more about Ithil Carvings’ Hannah La Rue and how she started making jewelry.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Hannah La Rue from Ithil Carvings. They discuss how she got her start in art and making jewelry, the projects that she is currently working on, including one that is very special to her, as well ... Read More »