Friday, March 1, 2024
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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Dr. Dianne Murphy

Dr. Dianne Murphy discusses coming home, college athletics, and Tennessee Tech. When the football season ends, the process to remake Tucker Stadium will begin. It’s a project that’s long awaited, and it’s being helped along by a Tennessee Tech alum who has a background in college athletics. Dr. Dianne Murphy served as Athletics Director for both the University of Denver, ... Read More »

The Scene: Mixed Media Monterey Artist Barbara Chambers

Barbara discusses her background & what’s coming at her Art Prowl appearance. Join host Andrea Kruszka visits with Barbara Chambers, a mixed media artist from Monterey. They talk about what brought Barbara to Tennessee and what’s kept her here, how the area and art community stands out here in comparison to being in New York, and what’re some of the ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tommy Burks Case

Retired Putnam Co Sheriff David Andrews looks back on the 1998 Tommy Burks case. October 19, 1998 – you may not remember the day, but if you lived in the Upper Cumberland 25 years ago, you no doubt remember the events. State Senator Tommy Burks shot and killed just outside of Monterey at his family farm. The man who did ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Addiction Pt 2

This week, we hear the stories of several individuals recovering from addiction. Opioid abatement money is on its to the counties of the Upper Cumberland, and to those all across the state. The question now, how will it be best spent, and can the counties of the Upper Cumberland work together to solve some common issues? For example, how do ... Read More »

The Scene: Art Prowl 2023 Preview

Jen and Emma talk all things Art Prowl with a preview for this year’s event. Join host Andrea Kruszka meets with Jen Luna and Emma Levitz, the co-directors of Art Round Tennessee as they preview next month’s Art Prowl event. They discuss what to expect from this year’s Art Prowl with some new businesses and artists featured, how the First ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Addiction Pt 1

This week, we hear the stories of several individuals recovering from addiction. Opioid abatement money is on its to the counties of the Upper Cumberland, and to those all across the state. The question now, how will it be best spent, and can the counties of the Upper Cumberland work together to solve some common issues? For example, how do ... Read More »

The Scene: Meet Cookeville Photographer Pamela Claytor

Pamela discusses her extensive photography background including boudoir & pinup. Join host Andrea Kruszka visits with Pamela Claytor, a photographer with many different backgrounds that include boudoir and pin-up photography. They talk about¬†Pamela’s background with photography going back early in her childhood, where the inspiration comes from for her set-ups, and what her favorite part is about doing boudoir and ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Trauma Pt 2

Melissa Spalding and Susan Freitag help us better understand the world of trauma Mental health experts say trauma plays more a part in our lives than we’ve ever known before. There are true chemical impacts on the brain, and healing that has to be done. Today we continue our discussion on the impact of trauma, and how counseling helps, with ... Read More »

The Scene: Amy Ing of Spotlight Costumes

Amy talks about Spotlight & their involvement with theatre all across the region Join host Andrea Kruszka meets with Amy Ing, co-owner of Spotlight Costumes in Cookeville. They talk about where the idea of a costume shop came from, the fun in supplying the costumes to different productions, and what’s the most challenging thing she encounters when providing costumes for ... Read More »