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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Today In The Upper Cumberland: DelMonaco Winery

Barbara DelMonaco discusses the art of wine making & how DelMonaco got its start This weekend’s Upper Cumberland Wine Festival at Granville shines the spotlight on the Upper Cumberland’s wine making tradition. But did you know that some of the wines made here are from grapes grown here. At Baxter’s DelMonaco Winery, it’s a start to finish process managed by ... Read More »

Buy Your 2019 Dream Sweep Yard Sale Booth

Treasures. Helping a good cause. Cleaning your house. Having fun. Making money! It’s the 2019 Dream Sweep Yard Sale Saturday May 4 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds from Lite Rock 95.9 – 106-9 Kicks Country – Rock 93-7 – and News Talk 94.1. It’s presented by Freddie Duncan and Sons Moving And Storage. From 7:00am-2:00pm, you’re making cash on all ... Read More »

Dream Sweep Yard Sale 2019 Frequently Asked Questions

Will I Have An Assigned Space? Your space at the Dream Sweep Yard Sale will be assigned when you pay for your space. Expect an email within 3 business days with your reservation. A map will be included. Can I Purchase A Booth In Person? No. Booth purchases are only available online. As A Vendor, Do I Get Passes Into ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: NAACP

NAACP Cookeville President Tom Savage discusses race and his work with the NAACP Founding in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Working to provide equal opportunities for all races, the NAACP has served as an advocate for the African American community. The organization continues its active roll today as the challenges of racism continue to evolve. ... Read More »

The 2019 Lite Rock 95.9 Easter Egg Hunt Is Here!

THE Bunny… Is… BACK! With more candy and prizes than EVER! It’s the Lite Rock 95.9 Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 21st presented by Mobile Home Liquidators. For the 2nd year – it’s at one of Cookeville’s premiere facilities… the Tennessee Tech Soccer Complex just off Willow Avenue next to the Hooper Eblen Center. The hunt begins at 4:00pm, but ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Gun Violence And Mental Health Part 2

Upper Cumberland mental health leaders talk gun violence & mental health reform. The death of 50 people at two New Zealand mosques this week remind us that gun violence can strike anywhere, anytime. And when these type of events happen, we ask ourselves why or what can be done. Changes to gun laws – that’s certainly one of the first ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Gun Violence And Mental Health

Upper Cumberland mental health leaders talk gun violence & mental health reform. The death of 50 people at two New Zealand mosques this week remind us that gun violence can strike anywhere, anytime. And when these type of events happen, we ask oursevles why or what can be done. Changes to gun laws – that’s certainly one of the first ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Millard Oakley

Upper Cumberland treasure Millard Oakley shares stories of his life, and career. He is truly an Upper Cumberland treasure. Millard Oakley has built a life serving this region. His legal career – just one part – his political career – serving the Upper Cumberland. He’s built radio stations. He’s helped lead Tennesee Tech. He saw the need for a new ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Civil War Reenactments

Jim & Theresa Loftis share their interest in the American Revolution & Civil War Jim and Theresa Loftis enjoy learning history by recreating it. They have spent years exploring the roots of everything from the American Revolution to the Civil War. In particular, how those times in the 1700 and 1800s played out here in the Upper Cumberland. Sometimes history ... Read More »