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Sheila Says: A Memoir By A 94 Year Old Pearl Harbor Survivor


75 years ago Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base in the Hawaii Territory. Donald Stratton was a 19 year old from Nebraska on board the USS Arizona ship when the sneak attack happened. At 94, he’s one of only 5 survivors still living to tell their story. He’s written a memoir, the first by an U. S. S Arizona ... Read More »

Hometown High Five To Dr. Joyce Scott of Celina

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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. 01-18-17 Dr. Joyce Scott of Celina was recently invited to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Air Safety

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Since 9/11, our focus as it relates to airline safety centered on keeping those who wished to do harm off airplanes. Recent events in Europe and this month in Ft. Lauderdale show there’s another area of focus needed. Because airports bring together large numbers of people – and people that are often not focused on safety – they provide an ... Read More »

Sheila Says: It’s Martin Luther King, Jr Day


It’s been nearly 55 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Junior gave the historic “I Have a Dream” speech. Delivered at the base of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th, 1963 during a March on Washington, the speech is considered one of the defining moments of the Civil Rights movement and one of the most famous speeches in history. Here are some little-known ... Read More »

Stonecom Launches News Talk 94.1/AM 1600


A new year and the year’s first snow….good reasons to have a new source of news, weather, sports, and information in the Upper Cumberland. It has arrived with the launch of News Talk 94.1/AM 1600. The station signed on the air Monday bringing information and conversation to Cookeville, Monterey, Baxter, Sparta, Livingston, Gainesboro and Smithville. “We are excited to be ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Snooki Talks Celebrity Apprentice


Reality star from  Jersey Shore,  Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is currently a contestant on The New Celebrity Apprentice.  The show airs Mondays on NBC. She talks about working with new host Arnold Schwarzenegger and tells us if it’s truly a reality show or scripted. Read More »

Sheila Says: How To Eat Healthy & Feel Full


My friend Lisa Little is a fitness instructor at Tennessee Tech, the Putnam County YMCA, Absolute Fitness and Leisure Services Rec Center. I asked her to talk about how to stay on track with eating healthy and staying full as we go into the new year.  If you need good tips to stay on track with your New Year’s Resolution, ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Eat Healthier This Year


Everyone wants to eat better as part of their New Year’s Resolutions, and the quality of the food you choose makes all the difference.  Sheila & Sarah Walters, The Country Hen Communications Team Member, discuss some tasty, yet good-for-you ideas to help keep those resolutions! Read More »

Download Your News Talk Schedule


News Talk 94.1/AM 1600 is Where The Upper Cumberland Talks. Local news every hour – morning news, weather, sports, & obituaries at 7am from all across the Upper Cumberland. Click here to download your News Talk schedule!   Read More »