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Hometown High Five To Cookeville’s Ryan Bradshaw

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Check out our Hometown High Five recipients! Tell us the good news about your spouse, child, friend or neighbor by posting on Facebook/Twitter with #hometownhighfive or email Sheila Scruggs about the special person and their honor. Then listen mornings, as Sheila delivers a Hometown High Five to that special someone. 12-07-16 Congratulations to Cookeville High School’s Ryan Bradshaw. He was ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Marijuana And The TBI

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Think marijuana no longer should be classified as a drug. Consider the words of Thomas Farmer of the Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation. As a leader of the fight against illegal drugs in the Volunteer State, Farmer and his team see the realities of drug cultivation, trafficking and criminal activity daily. Farmer said marijuana remains a problem – and in many ... Read More »

Sheila Says: My Interview With Google About Shopping Trends


This holiday season, we’re seeing a new kind of shopper emerge: the supershopper. They’re shoppers who utilize the power of their mobile phones to be more informed and efficient than ever before. Google Retail Trends Expert, Daniel Sieberg, talked with Sheila to offers insight holiday shopping. Read More »

Hear The Stories Of The Upper Cumberland’s Veterans


The Upper Cumberland is home to many proud veterans who served their country. 106-9 Kicks Country traveled across the Upper Cumberland to celebrate these men and women for Veteran’s Day 2016. Listen below to hear the amazing stories from the men and women who gave so much for our country. 106-9 Kicks Country says thank you to our veterans! Read More »

Sheila Says: Positive Things That Happened This Year


2016 has been a ground breaking year in many ways, besides a presidential year……….  Scientists may have found the gene responsible for ALS.  And funding for the study came from the Ice Bucket Challenge.  We figured out a new stem-cell therapy that can halt the effects of Multiple Sclerosis. Solar panels in California started producing enough electricity to power six ... Read More »

Sheila Says: What Do You Need To Be Happy?


According to science, these are the things you need in your home if you want to be happy … Green or yellow walls: A study from Amsterdam found that these two colors evoked the most feelings of happiness. Fresh flowers: Researchers at Rutgers University found that fresh flowers trigger happy emotions. Sentimental photos: A study at the University of Portsmouth found that sentimental ... Read More »