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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. Rock 93-7 knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, Rock 93-7 will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Fighting Diabetes

Talking diabetes in the Upper Cumberland with Dr. Dawn Grasham & Lisa Bumbalough It is the nation’s seventh biggest killer. It is diabetes. 15% of Tennesseans deal with diabetes – that number was just 5% as late as 1996. Why the rise? What can be done to lower the number? How can you protect yourself? We explore diabetes in the ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Extra: John Pelphrery

Meet new TTU Men’s Basketball Coach John Pelphrery Today In The Upper Cumberland John Pelphrery will coach his first game as the leader of the Tennessee Tech Men’s Basketball game Tuesday night when the Golden Eagles travel to Western Kentucky. Former Kentucky standout moved to Cookeville this spring trying to do something that hasn’t been done here in a long ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Heroin Addiction Recovery

Cumberland Heights’ Bob Valerio & Amanda Lewis discuss heroin addiction recovery More and more Americans are looking for recovery from heroin addiction. It’s happening as the crackdown continues on opioid prescriptions. With prescriptions harder to come by, heroin has become a substitute, and it’s happening right here in the Upper Cumberland. Bob Valerio and Amanda Lewis from Cumberland Heights discuss ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Putnam County Clean Commission

Shannon Reese discusses the goals and work of the Putnam County Clean Commission Litter abatement, recycling, hazardous waste, electronic waste, composting – protecting our environment. It is the goals and work of the Putnam County Clean Commission led by Shannon Reese. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Diabetes

CRMC Diabetes Center Director Kim Mayberry breaks down everything about diabetes More and more we read, hear, and view information on diabetes. Why? Diabetes cases in America are at an all time high. Why? Our lifestyles have changed, and the impact on our sugar levels has been noticeable. Today we get the skinny on diabetes. What is it? What causes ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Heroin

Talking growing drug problems with UCHRA Regional Opioid Coordinator Glen Sayes. The first time usage of heroin in the United States has more than doubled in the last ten years. The drug which was more commonly thought of as a late 60s and early 70s mind-altering substance is more often seen today by law enforcement – including right here in ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: D&S Community Services

Heath Miller talks the disability services provided by D&S Community Services. Providing an opportunity for men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Cookeville based D&S Community Services – with some 9 supported living homes in the Upper Cumberland – D&S offers everything from housing assistance to employment placement. That’s our focus today with Heather Miller, Executive Director of D&S ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: ADHD In College

TTU’s Dr. Chest Goad discusses support for college students with ADHD and ADD. Estimates are between 2-8% of college students face campus life with ADHD. What are the unique challenges the college aged student must conquer with ADHD? How does a school like Tennessee Tech help students deal with ADHD or ADD? On the Golden Eagles campus, the responsibility falls ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: ADHD Support

Avery Trace Middle School’s Jaida Campbell talks supporting children with ADHD. More than 6 million young people nationwide live with ADHD. More and more we are meeting the challenges of ADHD head on with strong diagnoses, and more and more parents understand that a prescription does not have to be the only answer for a diagnosis. Over the last 2 ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: George Halford

08The search is underway for the next leader of the Cookeville/Putnam Co Chamber. The process is underway to find the next leader of the Cookeville/Putnam County Chamber of Commerce. George Halford is set to retire at the end of the year after leading the Highlands Chamber for 16 years. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way ... Read More »