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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: What Is Loretta Swit Up To These Days

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It’s been 33 years since Loretta Swit played on MASH but she has stayed busy with acting, painting and raising money for her favorite charity, animals. In our interview she talks about why she thinks MASH resonated with so many and what she’s currently up to. Read More »

Sheila Says: Goodbye Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher

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A day after her daughter Carrie Fisher passed away at the age of 60 from a heart attack, Debbie Reynolds also passed away after suffering a stroke. Her son said she had told him she missed Carrie so much and wanted to be with her. Debbie was 84. Just last year, she won the lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actor’s Guild. ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Are Your Kids On The Naughty List?

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Attorney at law, Brett Knight with Fry, Fry, Knight & Murphy Law Offices in Cookeville, came by the studios to have some fun talking about Grandma getting run over by a reindeer and a class action law suit for kids on the naughty list.  It was all jokes of course but we enjoyed poking fun and being playful during this ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Meet Member Of The Hairspray Jr Cast

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Actors from the Park Theater in McMinnville stopped by our studios in character to do a skit with me from Hairspray Jr. Rachel Masters as Velma, Amber is Emilee Taylor and Cassidy Prater as Tracy. Listen to the interview below to hear the fun we had! Read More »

Sheila Says: Local Artists Publish A Cookeville Coloring Book

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Mariel Swann & Anna Higgins met when they were young girls in an art class.  They are both Cookeville natives that wanted to do something to represent the area they love. They created a Coookeville Coloring Book that features local landmarks like the train depot, Cream City, Ralph’s Donuts, Cookeville Courthouse, Dogwood Park and more. These are for all ages, ... Read More »

Sheila Says: It’s National Eggnog Month

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December is the month of holiday parties and lots of eggnog, some plain, some spiked. Donnelly Ditzhazy, The Country Hen Communications Team Member, was my morning show guest on the phone lines to talk about Country Hen eggs and some of her favorite ways to prepare eggnog. You can listen to my interview below.  Here’s a link to their website ... Read More »

Sheila Says: Dial-A-Carol This Holiday Season

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Dial-A-Carol is a student-run holiday program at the University of Illinois. Each year the students host the holiday program Dial-A-Carol. The idea behind the program is quite simple. Anyone from anywhere can call and request a holiday tune to be sung over the telephone. Their program runs 24 hours a day for seven days. This year, it runs until December 14th. Read More »

Sheila Says: My Interview With Google About Shopping Trends

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This holiday season, we’re seeing a new kind of shopper emerge: the supershopper. They’re shoppers who utilize the power of their mobile phones to be more informed and efficient than ever before. Google Retail Trends Expert, Daniel Sieberg, talked with Sheila to offers insight holiday shopping. Read More »