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The Scene: Emily Sands & Tattooing

Learn more about the tattoo creation process with tattoo artist Emily Sands. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with tattoo artist Emily Sands with Black Heart Tattoo in Cookeville. They discuss what inspired her and made her decide to become a tattoo artist, the process of getting a tattoo for the first time, and ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Judy Duke

She seems to know everyone but just how well do you know Cookeville’s Judy Duke? She’s one of those people who just knows everybody, and learns from everybody. And yet, what do you know about the Upper Cumberland’s Judy Duke, or her alter ego? We sit down with the Cookeville native. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as ... Read More »

The Scene: Abe Pardee & Custom Metal Work

This week, get to know Abe Pardee and learn more about his custom metal work. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Abe Pardee of Pardee Metal. They discuss how he best describes his custom metal work, where he received his training, his artist process, as well as what inspires him to create functional ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Fall Creek Falls

Park Director Jacob Young shares what’s new and upcoming at Fall Creek Falls. It has been an interesting year for Fall Creek Falls, one of the treasures of the Upper Cumberland. One of the the treasures, quite frankly, of the state of Tennessee. New and exciting things happening, COVID-19, and yet, it has been one of the busiest places in ... Read More »

The Scene: David Fricke & Sculpting

Get to know artist and sculptor David Fricke & some of his art around Cookeville Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with local wood, metal, and glass sculptor David Fricke. They discuss where he received his training and education, the bench that he created for Cookeville’s Historic WestSide District, as well as some of ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Reading Proficiency

Dr. Penny Schwinn discusses reading proficiency issues brought by the pandemic. Monday, the General Assembly will begin a special session on education. Specifically, issues facing education as a result of COVID-19. One of those is reading – an estimated 50% drop in reading proficiency among Tennessee students since the beginning of the pandemic. But the problem goes much deeper than ... Read More »

The Scene: Perry Johnson & Painting And Teaching

This week, get to know oil painter and TTU Associate Professor Perry Johnson. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Perry Johnson, oil painter and Associate Professor of Painting And Print Making at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss what it means to be a figurative painter, what made him decide to teach art and ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Wilson Jersey Manufacturing Plant

Explore the history of the Wilson Jersey Manufacturing Plant in our own backyard Wilson – for years it was a name synonymous with Cookeville industry, and in the old Wilson Plant, it was a sports fan’s dream – jerseys made for some of the biggest stars of professional sports. We explore the history of the Wilson Jersey Manufacturing Plant right ... Read More »

The Scene: Susan Stone & Ceramic Art

Ceramic artist Susan Stone discusses her lighthearted and functional designs. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with ceramic artist Susan Stone. They discuss why and how long she’s been making ceramic art, and why she incorporates birds and flowers into her lighthearted, functional designs. Presented by The Fragrant Mushroom in Sparta. New episodes every ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Amateur Radio

Learn about the hobby & lifestyle that is amateur radio in the Upper Cumberland. Every time severe weather strikes we see the work of amateur radio operators, but the more than 750,000 amateur radio operators across the United States are involved in much more than chronicling severe weather. It is a hobby, it is a lifestyle, it is a labor ... Read More »