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The Scene: Montana The Maker

Get to know more about Cookeville photographer and painter Montana the Maker.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville photographer and painter Montana the Maker. They discuss how she got started in photography and painting, the various artists and individuals who have influenced her work, as well as how the Upper Cumberland’s art community and culture ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Martin Luther King

Tom Savage and Johnnie Wheeler reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. We reflect on the legacy of Dr. King as we sit down with Tom Savage, President of the Cookeville-Putnam County NAACP, and its 1st Vice President, Johnnie Wheeler. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects ... Read More »

The Scene: Ellie Batson & Digital Design

Get to know the background of Cookeville local and digital designer Ellie Batson  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville digital designer Ellie Batson. They discuss how she became interested in design and the various other mediums that she enjoys working with, where she draws her inspiration from when coming up with new project ideas, and ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Past Principals Pt 2

Jerry Maynard and Richard Norton reflect on their tenure as school principals. Former Sycamore Principal Jerry Maynard, and former Algood Principal Richard Norton – they reflect on what their tenure was like, how education changed, and what they see in the Principals of today. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting ... Read More »

The Scene: WilmaHenry Designs

Get to know more about Cookeville Designer Angie Clough of WilmaHenry Designs.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville Designer Angie Clough of WilmaHenry Designs. They discuss where her interest in jewelry, digital design, and clothing comes from, the projects that she’s currently working on, as well as how her local art community has supported her ... Read More »

Today’s Closings, Cancellations And Delays

Here are the latest closings and cancellation information from across the Upper Cumberland as of 10:30am Friday. Bookmark this list for the latest information. SCHOOLS CLOSED FRIDAY TN Tech Campus Offices Closed Friday. Students returning to residence halls will find services available and staff ready during the weekend, with no changes in move-in/check-in procedures for residence halls. Classes are still ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Past Principals

Jerry Maynard and Richard Norton reflect on their tenure as school principals. The New Years weekend provides a chance for reflection, and looking to the future. And so in that way, Jerry Maynard and Richard Norton are very nature guests. Both are long time Putnam County Principals. They reflect on what their tenure was like, how education changed, and what ... Read More »

The Scene: Porchlight Design Co

Learn more about Cookeville graphic designer and photographer Carrie Thompson.  Join host Andrea Kruszka as she sits down with Cookeville graphic designer, photographer, and owner of Porchlight Design Co, Carrie Thompson. They discuss how she got her start in graphic design and photography, her recent photoshoot that was featured in Southern Bride Magazine, and what she wants people to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Governor Bill Lee & 2022

Governor Bill Lee discusses the issues at the top of Tennessee’s agenda in 2022. Governor Bill Lee will begin 2022 with education at the top of the agenda – plan to change how local schools are funded by the state. A basic education plan called outdated by some, others say the state has never fully funded it. The state will ... Read More »