Saturday, April 20, 2019
Happening Now

On Demand Audio

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 »

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 »

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 »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Educator Training

Tennessee Tech’s Julie Baker discusses training and education for newer teachers Tennessee Tech trains the greatest number of teachers in the State of Tennessee. As the leader in educator training, the staff at Tennessee Tech understands the challenges facing teachers today, and their own challenge. Many young people are dismissing teaching as a profession. So Tennessee Tech’s administrators and professors ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The Upper Cumberland Quilt Trail

Barbra Tollison shares the history and story of the Upper Cumberland Quilt Trail No doubt you’ve seen signs, you’ve probably seen patterns on the sides of barns, but did you know how the Upper Cumberland Quilt Trails came to be? It’s one of those Upper Cumberland treasures. A project that celebrates our history. One of those behind the project – ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Legal Aid Society

Marla Williams talks providing legal aid to vulnerable residents across our area 32 attornies, 48 counties across the state of Tennessee served. A non-profit lawfirm designed to help low income citizens in 5 different practice areas. It is the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. The Society gives vulnerable residents across our area an advocate. Marla Williams ... Read More »