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On-Demand: Remembering Bill Penn

Join Stonecom Radio in celebrating the life and local radio career of Bill Penn.  Join Stonecom Radio and members of the community in remembering the life and career of one of Upper Cumberland local radio’s finest – Bill Penn. Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Putnam County Emergency Management

Celebrate the work of Putnam County Emergency’s Brandon Smith and Tyler Smith. On this weekend where we celebrate those who gave all, we celebrate the work of Brandon Smith and Tyler Smith, part of Putnam County’s emergency team that performed so well during the March 3rd tornado. Tyler Smith is Emergency Management Director. Brandon Smith is Assistant Director, and Putnam ... Read More »

The Scene: Nancy Donadio Art

Learn more about Nancy Donadio’s Tennessee inspired works this week on The Scene Content hosted by iono.fm Join host Emily Newman as she sits down with Nancy Donadio of Nancy Donadio Art.  They discuss her impressionistic oil paintings, how she got her start painting murals, and where she finds inspiration for her Tennessee inspired pieces. Learn about alternative process photography ... Read More »

The Scene: Marilyn Aitken & Painting

This week, get to know local Cookeville artist Marilyn Aitken and her paintings. Content hosted by iono.fm Join Host Emily Newman as she sits down with local Cookeville artist Marilyn Aitken. They discuss how she got into painting, and the processes and textures she uses to create her abstract, realism paintings. Learn about alternative process photography with Jeremy Blair, and ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: History Of Women’s Suffrage Pt 2

Join author Paula Casey to learn the Upper Cumberland’s part in women’s suffrage During this 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, we look back with Tennessee historian Paula Casey. Once women got the right to vote in 1920, with Tennessee the final state to pass the constitutional amendment, women found their voice across the nation. And more importantly, found their voice ... Read More »

Trending: The Office Of The Tennessee Comptroller Of The Treasury

Betsy Knotts and John Greet discuss the county budgeting process for 2020-2021. Content hosted by iono.fm This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Betsy Knotts, Director of Local Government Finance, and John Greer, Utilities Specialist with the Office of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury. With the June 30th deadline quickly approaching, they discuss county operating budgets for the ... Read More »

Keep Your Family Safe With Bank On Warnings

You can BANK on WARNINGS from Lite Rock 95.9. And now, we’ve joined forces with Wilson Bank to offer you another way to protect your family from storms. Purchase a brand new AM/FM Weather Radio by La Crosse. Regular retail price: nearly $50. Your price: just $10. And $3 from your purchase goes to our Disaster Relief Fund to provide ... Read More »

The Scene: Justin Blackmon & Pyrography

This week, get to know local pyrography artist Justin Blackmon on The Scene. Content hosted by iono.fm Join Host Emily Newman as she sits down with Justin Blackmon, a local pyrography artist in Cookeville. They discuss the art of pyrography and wood burning, how he got his start in the arts, as well as his artistic process when it comes ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: History Of Women’s Suffrage

Join author Paula Casey to learn the Upper Cumberland’s part in women’s suffrage It is the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. And you may not know it, but Tennessee played a central role in making that happen across our nation, and there were efforts all across the Upper Cumberland in 1919 and 1920 that led the ... Read More »

Trending: Putnam County Tornado Relief Committee

Putnam County Tornado Relief Committee members provide relief effort updates. Content hosted by iono.fm This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Putnam County Tornado Relief Committee members Melinda Keifer, John Bell, and Bob Bell. They discuss how the Committee came to be as a result of the March 3rd Putnam County Tornado, their mission and goals, and how the ... Read More »