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Today In The UC (Page) 05-11-16The Upper Cumberland. It’s where we live. It’s where we work. It’s where we raise our families. The people and organizations in our community are what make it tick. Lite Rock 95.9 knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, Lite Rock 95.9 will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Educating Against Negligent Dog Ownership

A dog may seem like a good gift this season, but new families may be unprepared. 68 million dogs lived in the United States at the turn of the century. Today, that number is almost 90 million. We talk with Karen McMeekin of Crossville’s A Time For Pause, and Sharon Cravens, president of Jamestown’s Best Friend’s Sanctuary, to find out ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Healthcare PT.2

Healthcare isn’t a new issue, we talk about ACO’s with Dr. Brent Stanton As we prepare to head to the polls for another election, one of the issues at the forefront for many is healthcare. We continue our talk about affordable healthcare. There are however several groups of doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers, who are trying to find a ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Healthcare

Healthcare isn’t a new election issue, we talk about ACO’s with Dr. Brent Stanton As we prepare to head to the polls for another election, one of the issues at the forefront for many is healthcare. There are however several groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who are trying to find a different way to make healthcare ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: A.A.R.F.

We talk with founder and owner Jennifer Farley about her group A.A.R.F. It was an interest that began with a trip to the shelter. Co-Founder Jennifer Farley went from seeing a need to help rescue pets to offering a service that helps them find homes. We discuss with her what pet owners can do before bringing a new pet home, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Rising Above Ministries PT. 2

Rising Above Ministries works to help families with special needs children PT. 2 Based in Cookeville, Rising Above Ministries has worked to assist families since 2005. We continue our talk with co-founder Becky Davidson and Chris Pierce from that group about the role they play in helping autistic and special needs families. From their beginnings working to help parents with ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Rising Above Ministries

Rising Above Ministries works to help families with special needs children Based in Cookeville, Rising Above Ministries has worked to assist families since 2005. We talk with co-founder Becky Davidson and Chris Pierce from that group about the role they play in helping autistic and special needs families. From their beginnings working to help parents with children in social settings, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Growth & Retailers

Local retailers join us for a panel discussion on the negative impact of growth. We continue our look at how recent growth in our community has affected different areas, not all for the best. Small business owners are one group facing growing pains with more major chains and franchises opening in our area. How have they adapted to these challenges ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Growth & Law Enforcement

The issue of growth and the negative effects it can have for law enforcement. What demands are we placing on law enforcement as we continue to see new homes, new businesses and new citizens moving into our community? Captain Bobby Anderson and Major Scott Winfree from the Cookeville Police Department join us to share the changes they’ve seen and expect, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Human Trafficking Part Two

We continue our talk about helping victims. Part Two of Human Trafficking. The United States is experiencing a growing number of cases all across the nation, and in our region. Today In The Upper Cumberland we continue our talk about the survivors and victims of human trafficking. Human or sex trafficking is a problem that begins in small ways. Law ... Read More »