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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Race Relations In America

2017 will certainly be remembered a year when race relations became a controversial and almost daily focus in America. The state of race relations? In some areas, it feels we have come a long way. In other more subtle contexts, maybe not so much. Today we continue our conversation on race relations with Dr. Robert Owens, Pastor Mike Campbell, and ... Read More »

Happening In The UC: Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child is a ministry that gives presents to children worldwide, while spreading the word of God. Brenda Spain, has been volunteering with Operation Christmas Child for over 15 years. She sits down with Sheila Scruggs to talk about the ministry, and how you can get involved on today’s Happening In The Upper Cumberland. Read More »

Happening In The UC: MADD Candlelight Vigil

MADD of the Upper Cumberland is holding a candlelight vigil Sunday Nov. 19th at 3pm at First Christian Church in Cookeville. Norris & Aline Skelley with MADD join Sheila Scruggs to discuss how the vigil helps the victims and families of drunk driving accidents. Read More »

High School Playbook: Cookeville and Smith Co. Advance

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school football games from around the Upper Cumberland, and talk to the coaches and players that play them. Friday night four Upper Cumberland teams took to the field hoping to advance in the playoffs. Coaches Jimmy Maynard and Derwin Wright join Larry Stone to talk about their games Friday ... Read More »

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Christmas Bazzar

Putnam County’s UT Extension office is holding a Christmas Bazaar today from 11-7pm. Their Director, Michelle Parrott joins Sheila Scruggs to talk about what you can find at the Christmas Bazaar, and how it helps benefit the community, on today’s Happening In The Upper Cumberland. Read More »

Happening In The Upper Cumberland: Art Prowl

Cookeville’s Art Prowl is coming up Nov. 10th from 12-8pm and Nov. 11th from 10-6pm, in Cookeville’s historic Westside and Downtown. Award winning ceramics artist Marilee Hall sits down with Sheila Scruggs to discuss what the event is, and what patrons can expect on today’s Happening In The Upper Cumberland. Read More »