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Sheila Says: Local Singer From Monterey

Jordan McCants grew up in Monterey, TN and always loved music. He’s been living and working in Nashville for about 7 years as a singer. He stopped by our studios this morning to sing one of his new songs. Hear that and his story!   Read More »

Sheila Says: Adam Cunningham To Perform On Voice Finale

Good news! They are bringing Nashville artist, Adam Cunningham, back for The Voice finale!  He will perform with other season finalists Bebe Rexha and Keisha Renee.  Adam also has an Upper Cumberland connection. His wife Courtney Qualls Cunningham is from Rickman. I had a chance to talk to Adam by phone thanks to local gal, Courtney setting it up for ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Don’t Forget To Fall Back This Weekend (Nov. 5th)

Sunday, November 5, 2017, marks the end of Daylight Saving Time as we “fall back”. Be sure to move your clocks back an hour when you go to bed Saturday night. The actual change on Nov. 5th will occur at 2 a.m. What will you do with the extra hour ? Sleep?  Here’s a fun montage to help you celebrate.   Read More »

Sheila Says: Rising Above’s Vision Dinner Is Tuesday

I was happy to talk with Co-founder and Executive Director Becky Davidson about the future of Rising Above. Here’s more information about attending their dinner: It’s an evening of celebrating the legacy of Rising Above Ministries, and looking forward to what is in store for 2018 during their Legacy Vision Dinner on Tuesday, November 7th.  It takes place at The ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Local Spooky Stories From Dale Welch

Dale Welch work at the Monterey Depot Museum and is a fan of local history. I asked him to tell us some of the ghost stories of this area.  He was kind enough to record some of those for us. Whistling Willie at Monterey Depot: Crazy George’s Bridge in Putnam County: Wolf Man on Clarkrange Highway: The Little Old Apple ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Eclipse Fun With Kids & Teachers

The excitement over the solar eclipse was felt all over the Upper Cumberland. I had a great time visiting with the staff and students at Prescott South Middle School in Cookeville and Gainesboro Elementary.  It was fun to get their take on the event the Friday before it happened. What did they think would take place? How would their animals ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Construction

This weekend, the men and women behind the upper Cumberland home building industry show off their wares….a variety of home styles are part of the Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes. The builders are busy….trying to meet the growing need of home buyers across our region. We examine the state of purchasing a home….and how renting remains a course of action for many….but ... Read More »

Hometown High Five To Crossville’s Ed Liskovec Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

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. 07-31-17 #HometownHighFive to Crossville’s Ed Liskovec for being inducted into the Tennessee Senior Olympics Hall ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Oil And Gas In the Upper Cumberland

When you think of oil and gas production in the United States…you think of Texas first. Maybe Alaska next…California? Sure. Those three states account for the biggest percentage of oil production….some 930 million barrels annually. Oil in Tennessee? Yes. And more than you think. And the area of interest…well right under your feet. We explore oil and gas production with Dr. Jeannette Wolak…she is an assistant professor ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Walk With A Doc In Cookeville

Walk every Saturday morning at 9 now through September with a doctor to improve your health and fitness at Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s main lobby.  Cardiologist Scott Reising, MD talked with me about the value of Walk With A Doc. Read More »