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The Scene: Diego Alvarez of Royal House of Cheese

Diego discusses his background and how he knew this is what he wanted to do.

This week on The Scene – Join host Laura Holloway as she sits down with Diego Alvarez from Royal House of Cheese in Cookeville. The two talk about what was Diego’s “Aha” moment, how he works with customers to make the perfect table for an event or wedding, and the upcoming event Arty Gras on March 2nd.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sleep

Learn about sleep disorders with Cookeville Regional Sleep Center specialists.

Are common sleep disorders keeping you awake? Well, you’re not alone, according to estimates 50-70 million Americans have ongoing sleep disorders. They range from insomnia to more serious issues like sleep apnea. The Cookeville Regional Sleep Center deals with all types of sleep disorders. Many of which have long term impacts on your health.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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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 why it is important to showcase the work in the College of Fine Arts, costume suggestions for people to dress up  to express that individuality aspect of the event, and more behind the event with some of the people that Kathleen and Jennifer reached out to for help.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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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 people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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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 about the positive influences his family gives him when he’s painting.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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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 a movie, and discussing his third book “Life In A Savage Landfill”.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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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, taken diet pills, powders, or liquids, or reported vomiting taking laxatives, or skipping meals to lose weight. We talk about that with Melissa Spaulding, a licensed professional counselor.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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The Scene: Cast & Crew of Launch Day: Love Stories from 2108 at Cookeville Performing Arts Center

The director and some of the cast discuss this new play that has come to CPAC.

This week on The Scene – Join new host Laura Holloway as she meets with Director Kim Frick-Welker and cast member Jordyn Strilecky & Michael Evanichko. They talk about how Kim was able to get the script for the play, Jordyn talks about how she wears multiple hats with also working at CPAC while being a cast member, and Michael touches on his favorite thing about the show.

New episodes every Sunday at 8am on Lite Rock 95.9.

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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 Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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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 a two part series on vouchers, and the impact on public schools 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 Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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