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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sports History With Dr. Arthur Banton Pt 2

TTU’s Dr. Arthur Banton discusses sports history, as well as its cultural impact. Tennessee has long been a hotbed of sports, and it’s a world that seems to be in constant change over the past several years. From new payment and transfer options for students on the college level, the looming threat of realignment, new television contracts, and the massive ... Read More »

The Scene: Brandy Lynn & The Silver Fern

Find out more about The Silver Fern in Cookeville with Co-Owner Brandy Lynn.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Brandy Lynn, Co-Owner of The Silver Fern in Cookeville. They discuss her background and the role that she plays at The Silver Fern, the various local artists whose art has been featured at The Silver Fern’s gallery ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sports History With Dr. Arthur Banton

TTU’s Dr. Arthur Banton discusses sports history, as well as its cultural impact. It’s considered by some the one thing that brings people together – it is sports. And it’s all around us. It seems it grows almost every year in terms of the cultural impact – the way it involves so many of us at all levels. Dr. Arthur ... Read More »

The Scene: Daphfae Photography

Get to know Daphni with Daphfae Photography, and how she got her start in art.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Daphni with Daphfae Photography. They discuss how she got started in art and photography, her favorite styled sheets that she has done, as well as what she hopes others take away from her work and ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sports Gambling

University of Memphis’s Dr. James Whelan discusses the rise in gambling issues. If you’ve watched sports on television in the last year, you understand the influence of sports betting on our society. As more and more states legalize sports gambling, you’re seeing it in your face more and more. Take, for example, the recent March Madness games. Dr. James Whelan ... Read More »

The Scene: Handcrafted Home Cookeville

Learn about Handcrafted Home Cookeville with Founders Jen Luna and Emma Levitz.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Jen Luna and Emma Levitz, Founders of Handcrafted Home Cookeville. They discuss their respective backgrounds in arts and crafts, what Handcrafted Home Cookeville is, and how and why they started the business, as well as who some of ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Food Insecurity & Dr. Dennis Duncan

Dr. Dennis Duncan discusses his work exploring food insecurity at Tennessee Tech Tennessee Tech Professor of Agriculture Dr. Dennis Duncan is looking at ways to address food insecurity through education. Join us as we take a look inside the work to explore food insecurity and Tennessee Tech University. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to ... Read More »

The Scene: Storyteller House For The Arts

Learn more about the Storyteller House For The Arts with Founder Laura Holloway.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Laura Holloway, Founder of Storyteller House For The Arts in Cookeville. They discuss what Storyteller House For The Arts is and their mission, how she got her start in the performing arts, as well as how the ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Basic Education Plan With Jennifer Eislander

Overton County teacher Jennifer Eislander discusses the new Basic Education Plan Governor Bill Lee’s new funding formula for public education faced some of its toughest questions so far this week as the legislature bore down into the details. Overton County teach Jennifer Eislander has spent a lot of time in the last several weeks trying herself to get answers to ... Read More »

The Scene: Jeff Lee & Clay Art

Get to know and learn more about Cookeville clay artist and glassblower Jeff Lee  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville clay artist and glassblower Jeff Lee. They discuss how he got started creating art, the pottery projects that he is currently working on, as well as where he draws inspiration for his various projects from. ... Read More »