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The Scene: Amy Rodgers & Hand Stamped Jewelry

Learn all about hand stamped jewelry with Baxter jewelry designer Amy Rodgers. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Amy Rodgers, a Baxter jewelry designer specializing in hand stamped jewelry. They discuss how she got started designing jewelry, what her artistic process is like when designing a piece of hand stamped jewelry, as well ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Addressing Reading & Learning Loss

This week, we address the issues of reading and learning loss caused by COVID-19 Upper Cumberland counties are announcing plans for summer schools – these put in place by the legislature, and the Bill Lee administration to try to help with learning loss created by COVID-19. But just how severe is that learning loss, and are reading problems that the ... Read More »

The Scene: Aaron Wells & Custom Furniture

Meet Cookeville wood artist Aaron Wells, and learn about his custom furniture. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville wood artist Aaron Wells of Aaron Wells Furniture. They discuss how he got into woodworking, what the commission process is like when creating custom pieces for someone, and how he comes up with the ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: State Parks In The Upper Cumberland

Learn about the Upper Cumberland’s state parks, their histories, and activities. The past week has reminded us that spring is almost here. It’s been a beautiful week across the Upper Cumberland – a chance to get out and enjoy some of our state parks including Standing Stone State Park, and Rock Island. Both have seen record attendance over the last ... Read More »

The Scene: Kevin Zalesak & Design

Get to know Monterey artist and TTU design student Kevin Zalesak, and his art. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Monterey artist and Tennessee Tech University design student, Kevin Zalesak. They discuss his various artistic hobbies including creating spray paint murals, leatherworking, and metal fabrication, his involvement with the Mandalorian Mercs nonprofit organization, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Extra: CODE

Learn about TTU group CODE and their recent conversation with state legislatures This week, a group of Tennessee Tech student athletes asked a group of Tennessee legislatures to sit down and discuss a recent letter about the national anthem and protest. The Legislatures asked the heads of the state universities to stop the protest. The Tennessee Tech group named CODE ... Read More »

The Scene: Nathaniel Wright & Custom Guitars And Instruments

Learn more about custom instruments with McMinnville builder Nathaniel Wright. Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with McMinnville custom instrument builder and repairer Nathaniel Wright. They discuss how he got started playing and then creating guitars, what the commission process is like and the work that goes into each project when working on an ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Remembering The March 3rd, 2020 Tornado

Find out how you can remember the March 3rd, 2020 tornado victims this week. This weekend marks the juncture between two memorable weather moments in our community’s history. Next week, the community will remember the March 3rd, 2020 tornado. This past week, the region got power restored after a powerful multi-day ice storm. Thousands spent part of the week in ... Read More »

The Scene: Maya Mathews & Graphic Design

This week, meet Cookeville graphic designer, illustrator & muralist Maya Mathews Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Cookeville graphic designer, illustrator, and muralist Maya Mathews. They discuss where she’s from, the mural that she did at World Foods in Cookeville and her creative process for it, as well as where she finds inspiration ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Eating Disorders

Personal Growth Counseling’s Elizabeth Rodgers discusses teen eating disorders. Some 9% of the U.S. population will deal with an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Most of those are women, though eating disorders also affect men. Did you know that eating disorders are the second most deadliest mental illness in the United States second only to opiod addiction? ... Read More »