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Sheila Scruggs

Sheila (Page) 05-13-15Originally from Lynchburg, TN (By the way, Sheila makes excellent lemonade…), Sheila lives in Cookeville with husband Tim and her fuzzy “kids.”

Sheila has always wanted a career in the spotlight. As a child, Sheila desperately wanted to be a professional whistler…but a series of unfortunate playground pranks involving sticking her tongue to a frozen flag pole brought those dreams to an end. Luckily, Sheila was encouraged by her Granny who said, “A whistling woman and a crowing hen always comes to a bad end.”

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New Words For The Dictionary

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Each year we come up with new words or terms that make it into the Oxford dictionary and among the ones this year: Awesomesauce “extremely good, excellent.” Beer o’clock “an appropriate time of day for starting to drink beer.” Brain Fart “a temporary mental lapse.” Butt Dial “to inadvertently call someone on a mobile phone in one’s rear trouser pocket.” Hangry “Bad-tempered or irritable ... Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence & Amy Schumer Playing Sisters

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Not only will Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer be playing sisters in a movie but they both are co-writing the script together. After the success of Amy’s movie Trainwreck that she starred in and wrote, it’s no surprise. Jennifer said she emailed Amy after seeing Trainwreck. They started texting each other after that and then vacationed together.  Now, they are ... Read More »

On National Dog Day I Honor My Dog Izzy

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I met Izzy almost 10 years ago while featuring my Pet of the Week. She was only 8 weeks old, made eye contact with me and sat on my foot. She stayed by me the entire time.  She told me I needed her.  She was right. My husband and I adopted her from the Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter. Through this ... Read More »

Tennessee Moms Parody Video Goes Viral

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A group of Moms from Franklin, Tennessee that call themselves The Texting Yoga Pants have gained attention from a parody of the Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass”. Sheila Says: Watch this talented group of 5 Moms strut their stuff at Chick-Fil-A Read More »

The Psychology Behind AMC’s Walking Dead Success

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On the heals of the spin-off that debuts this week, FEAR THE WALKING DEAD, I did an interview this week with Dr. Travis Langley. He’s a Professor of Psychology and also a big fan of AMC’s The Walking Dead. In our interview, he talks about why so many people are drawn to this show, their love for Daryl & his ... Read More »

Stevie Wonder Coming To Tennessee

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Good news for Stevie Wonder fans. He’s extending his “Songs in the Key of Life” tour. Even better news for us, one of the stops will be in Knoxville! He’ll perform there November 10th. Sheila Says: I saw him in Nashville a few years ago. GREAT show! Read More »

Down’s Syndrome Model Goes To New York Fashion Week

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Having a story on about an 18 year old girl whose dream is to walk down a runway may not sound like a great story, but what if I told you Madeline Stuart has Down’s Syndrome and she’ll be walking the runway at this year’s “New York Fashion Week”.  Her dream was to be a model and change society’s view of people ... Read More »

Mustard Seed Ranch Has Jake’s Day

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Mustard Seed Ranch is a Christian ministry serving children who have been neglected, abused, orphaned or are in need of a loving family environment. One of their biggest events is Jake’s Day. It’s happening this Saturday, August 15th.  Everyone is invited to this event. There will be over 20 different activities & meet “Jake” in person as well! Activities start ... Read More »