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The Scene: Tennessee Tech’s College of Fine Arts Arty Gras

Kathleen & Jennifer discuss all things Arty Gras returning in its second year. This week on The Scene – Join join special guest host Marcia Lorance as she meets with President of the Cookeville Theatre Company Kathleen Gilpatrick & Dean of the College of Fine Arts Jennifer Shank to talk about the Second Annual Arty Gras Festival. They touch on ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park

Learn more about the Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park with Monique Johnson. Pickett County is home to the Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park. Celebrating the former U.S. Secretary of State, and a longtime Upper Cumberland servant. Monique Johnson is Park Manager for the park. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting ... Read More »

The Scene: Upper Cumberland Painter Larry Taylor

Larry talks about being an artist while having a career as a financial advisor. This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she talks with painter Larry Taylor. They discuss different topics such as how often he gets into his studio at home to paint, juggling his everyday job with also wanting to paint, and Larry talks ... Read More »

The Scene: Cookeville Author & Actor Michael Evanichko

Michael discusses what led him to being a writer in life & his three books. This week on The Scene -Host Laura Holloway visits with area author and actor Michael Evanichko. They talk about what the first thing was that Michael ever remembers writing, if he ever writes his books with the idea of seeing them on stage or in ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Teens And Food

Professional counselor Melissa Spaulding discusses new trends in teens and food. The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth released its annual report this week detailing the trends in the state of the child in the state of Tennessee. One part of that – 1 in 3 high school girls said they had gone without eating for 24 hours or more, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Vouchers Pt 2

Upper Cumberland School Directors discuss the Education Freedom Scholarship Act. Our conversation continues on vouchers as the legislature prepares to take up the issue in the month of January as we visit with White County Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger, Putnam County Director of Schools Corby King, and Grant Swallows, Director of the Warren County School System. Today In The ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Vouchers Pt 1

Upper Cumberland School Directors discuss the Education Freedom Scholarship Act. It’s called the Education Freedom Scholarship Act – Governor Bill Lee proposing to take the voucher program statewide giving up to 20,000 students in K-12 the chance to get taxpayer money to attend a private or home school. Local educators believe it’s not the best option. Today the first of ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Vaping

Putnam County Health Department experts discuss vaping in the Upper Cumberland. 1 in 20 Americans vape, and that number is growing even faster among younger Americans. The trend is also happening right here in the Upper Cumberland. Today we visit with experts from the Putnam County Health Department to get you the truth about a most misunderstood form of nicotine. ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Family Justice Center Pt 2

Amy Stockwell talks the options available for women & men in abusive situations. UC Department of Justice defines domestic violence as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain control over another intimate partner. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women in the United States. Today we ... Read More »