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Lite Rock Winter Watch

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Here are the latest closings, delays and cancellations from Lite Rock 95.9. Listen live now for the latest on road conditions, schedule changes and the forecast from our team of meteorologists. Keeping you ahead of the storm…Lite Rock 95.9.     Share Read More »

Sheila Says: Happy Birthday Sheryl Crow


Sheryl Crow has come a long way from being a back-up singer on Michael Jackson’s Bad World Tour. Since then, she’s had eight studio albums and nine Grammy awards. In honor of her 54th birthday, here’s a goodie from 1996…………   Read More »

Sheila Says: You Can Own John Lennon’s DNA


Now you can own John Lennon’s DNA. The late Beatles star’s hairdresser of 50 years is putting a lock of the singer’s hair up for auction. It already has a bid of $12,000. Other items up for the auction, which ends February 20th include an LP copy of “Please Please Me” signed by all 4 Beatles and a pristine copy of the Beatles’ ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Putnam County History


It’s a birthday week for Putnam County as the country turns 174 year old. If you’re new to the region or if you’ve forgotten some of that elementary school history lesson, we provide a lesson as we visit with Glenn Jones, the Putnam County Archivist. Jones reflects on how the county formed – including a quick “going out of business” ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Should You Pierce Your Baby’s Ears?


When it comes to parenting, there are so many issues that divide mothers – vaccinating, breastfeeding, disciplining, sleep training. But for some reason, the issue of infant ear piercing seems to get people even more riled up! The debate was re-ignited recently after Katie Price, an English TV host and model, posted a photo of her 17-month-old daughter on Instagram, showing the ... Read More »

Sheila Says: It’s The Year Of The Monkey

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Today, February 8th, is Chinese New Year. Each Chinese New Year is characterized by one of 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. This year is the Year Of The Monkey. If you were born in 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004 or, now, 2016, you were born in the Year of the Monkey. Traits of the Monkey: Quick-witted, charming, lucky, adaptable, bright, versatile, lively, ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Should Women Be Drafted Into The Military?

Pfc. Lane Higson and Pfc. Casey Higson, identical twins serving in Iraq with the Enhanced Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. The twins, natives of Myrtle Beach, S.C., joined the Army together and have not separated since.

In December it was announced that every position in the U.S. military, including combat jobs, would be open to women. Currently, men between the ages of 18 and 26 have to register for the Selective Service System and show up for military duty if called. In 1981, the Supreme Court ruled that women didn’t have to register for the draft because ... Read More »