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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Saturday Sessions: The Wild Feathers perform “Big Sky”

Based in Nashville, the Wild Feathers got their start back in 2010 and took off when their self-titled debut hit No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. Soon they were opening for legendary artists such as Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, and Willie Nelson. Two weeks ago, the band released their third full-length album, “Greetings from the Neon Frontier.” …read more ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Gun Control And School Safety

Moms Demand Action members join us to discuss their work to make schools safer. Students, parents and teachers are all struggling with the issue of how we end school shootings and make schools as safe as possible. Dealing with the potential for incidents both in the classroom and over social media, many young people have begun to find a way ... Read More »

Rock Into The Weekend With Free BBQ From Styckman

Are you ready to ROCK into the weekend? StyckMan, Southern Rock Bouncin’ Barbecue and Rock 93-7 are serving up your three favorite songs that Rock AND barbecue that ROCKS! Enter below! Tell us the three songs you want to hear. If StyckMan picks you, Friday morning, just before 9, he’ll play your three songs that ROCK and you’ll get out ... Read More »

News In Focus: Remembering 50 Years Ago Today In Cookeville

50 years ago….and 6:00pm…..shots rang out at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. Dr. Martin Luther King would be pronounced dead one hour later. On the Tennessee Tech campus that April evening in 1968….Cookeville’s Morris Irby heard the news. Morris Irby attended Cookeville’s Darwin School, the African American school that burned in 1963. Leaders decided to integrate Cookeville High School after the fire….and Irby would use that step ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community For Heroes

Veterans in Tennessee face high PTSD numbers while many struggle to maintain housing and work stability. Inspired by the kindness and support received by fellow veterans after having been diagnosed with PTSD, Josh Pack, founded Community For Heroes. Community For Heroes aims to make the recovery and therapy processes as easy and accessible as possible by rehabilitating veterans, and bringing ... Read More »

High School Playbook: DeKalb and Clay County

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school football games from around the Upper Cumberland, and talk to the coaches and players that play them. Coaches Danny Fisch and Matt Walker join Larry Stone to talk about their games Friday night. We are also joined by members of the DeKalb County Girls team on this week’s ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Protecting Your Skin

As summer heat and humidity arrives in the Upper Cumberland, it’s time to consider how important suntan lotion, hats, and an overall sun blocking procedure can be to your overall health. We provide expertise on sun protection and how skin cancer continues to grow as a problem nationwide. Dr. Lisa Whiteaker is a noted Upper Cumberland Dermatologist – and she’s ... Read More »