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Today In The Upper Cumberland: White Plains

This week, learn about Algood’s White Plains with Liz Mullins, and Mark Dudney. It was one of the largest plantations in the Upper Cumberland. At one time, its ground served as a home, an inn, a mercantile store, and even a school. Now it is a city owned facility that showcases the heritage and 1800s style of Algood. Today we ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sleep Pt 2

Learn about sleep disorders with Cookeville Regional Sleep Center specialists. Are common sleep disorders keeping you awake? Well, you’re not alone, according to estimates 50-70 million Americans have ongoing sleep disorders. They range from insomnia to more serious issues like sleep apnea. The Cookeville Regional Sleep Center deals with all types of sleep disorders. Many of which have long term ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sleep

Learn about sleep disorders with Cookeville Regional Sleep Center specialists. Are common sleep disorders keeping you awake? Well, you’re not alone, according to estimates 50-70 million Americans have ongoing sleep disorders. They range from insomnia to more serious issues like sleep apnea. The Cookeville Regional Sleep Center deals with all types of sleep disorders. Many of which have long term ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park

Learn more about the Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park with Monique Johnson. Pickett County is home to the Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park. Celebrating the former U.S. Secretary of State, and a longtime Upper Cumberland servant. Monique Johnson is Park Manager for the park. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Bouncing Back From Severe Winter Weather

Checking in with teams across the Upper Cumberland after severe winter weather.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Upper Cumberland recently saw some severe winter weather which got in the way of high school basketball action. This week, we check in with Van Buren County, Clay ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Teens And Food

Professional counselor Melissa Spaulding discusses new trends in teens and food. The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth released its annual report this week detailing the trends in the state of the child in the state of Tennessee. One part of that – 1 in 3 high school girls said they had gone without eating for 24 hours or more, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Vouchers Pt 2

Upper Cumberland School Directors discuss the Education Freedom Scholarship Act. Our conversation continues on vouchers as the legislature prepares to take up the issue in the month of January as we visit with White County Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger, Putnam County Director of Schools Corby King, and Grant Swallows, Director of the Warren County School System. Today In The ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Vouchers Pt 1

Upper Cumberland School Directors discuss the Education Freedom Scholarship Act. It’s called the Education Freedom Scholarship Act – Governor Bill Lee proposing to take the voucher program statewide giving up to 20,000 students in K-12 the chance to get taxpayer money to attend a private or home school. Local educators believe it’s not the best option. Today the first of ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Vaping

Putnam County Health Department experts discuss vaping in the Upper Cumberland. 1 in 20 Americans vape, and that number is growing even faster among younger Americans. The trend is also happening right here in the Upper Cumberland. Today we visit with experts from the Putnam County Health Department to get you the truth about a most misunderstood form of nicotine. ... Read More »