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Sheila Scruggs

Sheila (Page) 12-1-15Originally 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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Sheila Says: Donna Summer’s Life In A Musical

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A musical based on the life and songs of Donna Summer is in the works. Her husband, Bruce Sudano, is teaming with Dodger theatricals to tell her story. Donna died in 2012 from lung cancer, which she believed was caused by inhaling toxic fumes after the 9/11 attacks in New York City.            Read More »

Sheila Says: Annoying Things Passengers Do

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A survey has revealed the most annoying things a passenger does while traveling: 1. Backseat driving. 61% of people in the survey said it’s the most annoying thing you can do when you’re a passenger. 2. Being a bad navigator, 11% 3. Hogging the radio, 9%. 4. Falling asleep, 6%. 5. Taking your shoes off, 5%.      Read More »

Sheila Says: Support Our Veterans Coming Through Cookeville

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Cookeville welcomes the 28th Annual Run For The Wall. Over 300 veteran motorcycle riders will make their way northbound on Jefferson Avenue from Interstate 40 between 4:30-5PM on Monday, May 23. Tennessee resident and wounded veteran Shaun Meadows will be leading the ride into town. You can purchase a shirt that will go toward the bike built for Shaun Meadows. They are ... Read More »

Sheila Says: France Bans Night Emails

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Should your company be banned from emailing you at night? Maybe the French are on to something here.  They are about to pass a law that will BAN companies from emailing their employees at night and on the weekends. One of the members of parliament says it’s necessary because right now, “Employees physically leave the office, but . . . they ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Soap Box Derby Building Clinic

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Mike Smith came in this morning to talk about the building clinic for the June 18th Soap Box Derby. The clinic is this Saturday from 9 to Noon at Chi Alpha (185 W 12th St, Cookeville, TN 38501) across from the TTU Hooper-Eblen Center in Cookeville. For more information about getting your Soap Box Derby car kit, call Mike Smith at 931-267-8615. ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Take A Look At Eric Clapton’s New Video

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In his more than 50 year career, Eric Clapton has sported lots of different looks and you can see many of them in his new animated video for “Spiral”. Based on photos and album covers, the clip starts with the cover for his new I Still Do album and slowly spirals backward through his career. When it reaches his early days with The ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Are You Superstitious?

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Today is Friday the 13th and if you’re superstitious this is your year. Most years have 3 Friday the 13th’s, this is the only one this year. There are some odd coincidences around the number 13 like, Apollo 13. It barely escaped becoming a doomed flight and was launched on 13:13 CST, April 11,1970, with the explosion that disabled the ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Laura & Jenna Bush Write A Children’s Book

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Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager teamed up to write a kids book together. Our Great BIg Backyard about National Parks and proceeds also go to parks. Laura said when they realized it was the centennial of the National Park Service, they thought it would be fun to do a book about children visiting our National Parks.   Read More »

Sheila Says: Wonder Woman To Receive Award

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Wonder Woman star Lynda Carter will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 41st annual Gracie Awards Gala, which recognizes programming created by, for and about women in all media. Congratulations to my favorite Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter!      Read More »

Sheila Says: My Talk With Actor Gary Cole

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You’ve seen Gary Cole in Talladega Nights, Tammy, Office Space, HBO’s Veep and CBS’s The Good Wife. His new movie, Divine Access, is equal parts comedy and drama.  Set in the south, it’s a road movie, a buddy picture and an often sweet, thought-provoking story of redemption. It hits theaters May 13th and video on demand & iTunes, May 17.  I ... Read More »