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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: Lincoln Davis Pt 2

Lincoln Davis reflects on being a politician, and the state of Washington, D.C. His tenure as Byrdstown Mayor led to the State House. That led to the House in Washington. Lincoln Davis reflects on his career as a politician, what he tried to achieve, and he looks at the current situation in Washington, D.C. – what could be done to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Lincoln Davis

Lincoln Davis discusses his time serving in politics and what makes good leaders Lincoln Davis has stepped away from serving in Washington, in Nashville, in Pickett County, but he still follows politics, and he has strong feelings about what makes a good leader. We sit down with the Upper Cumberland’s Lincoln Davis. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Mental Health

This week, Kayla Jackson and Ashley Lynch discuss the topic of mental health. In recent years there’s been more and more open communication about mental health. More and more people are equating mental health to your physical health. We talk to two experts in the field about how this is helping them in their work, and how it’s helping each ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sons Of The American Revolution

This week, learn about the Sons of the American Revolution, and their mission. You may have heard about the Sons of the American Revolution, or its sister organization, the Daughters of the American Revolution. But what does the Sons organization do? Our goal today is to find out. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Giving Post-COVID

Autumn Weitzel and Ken Lewis discuss the impact COVID had on local charities. COVID changed a lot about our lives in a lot of different ways. How did it impact local charities, and have the changes continued? We put that question to Autumn Weitzel, the Assistant Director and Co-Founder of The Upper Cumberland Foster Closet, and Ken Lewis, the President ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tennessee Tech Archives

Learn more about the Tennessee Tech Archives with Archivist Megan Atkinson. It is the story of the Upper Cumberland. It is the story of the Upper Cumberland’s university. The Tennessee Tech Archives brings together history from all eras of Tennessee Tech. Tech’s Archivist is Megan Atkinson. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community Development

Learn about community development, infrastructure, and more with Jody Sliger. This week, we’re talking about community development, infrastructure, and the work that Community Development Director Jody Sliger and her team at the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development do to set the plate for economic development across Tennessee. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Wilder

Discover the history behind the company town of Wilder, TN in Fentress County. When the Fentress Coal and Coke Company began planning its operations for rural Fentress County in the early 1900s, they wanted to create a company town. They named it Wilder. The town was named for the company’s owner John T. Wilder. The first coal mine opened in ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Breastfeeding Pt 2

Learn about breastfeeding and its misconceptions brought on by formula shortages This year’s baby formula shortage brought a lot of attention to the idea of breastfeeding. A lot of misconceptions too, and a lot of controversy. Stephanie Ross a Breastfeeding USA Counselor for the Upper Cumberland. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Breastfeeding

Learn about breastfeeding and its misconceptions brought on by formula shortages This year’s baby formula shortage brought a lot of attention to the idea of breastfeeding. A lot of misconceptions too, and a lot of controversy. We spend the next two weeks trying to clear up some of that with Stephanie Ross. She is a Breastfeeding USA Counselor for the ... Read More »