Monday, March 25, 2019
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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: It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Season! They’re celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout Cookie Program and they celebrate with a new cookie, the S’mores cookie! Here’s where you can purchase cookies: Spring Street Market in Cookeville, Lowe’s, Tractor Supply, Old Navy, Kroger in Cookeville or go to to find a cookie booth near you. Girl Scouts Olivia & Kaydence ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sheila Says: What Is Loretta Swit Up To These Days

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

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 »