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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Lillian Hartgrove & State Education

Lillian Hartgrove talks COVID-19 decisions made by the State Board of Education. Lillian Hartgrove quietly stepped away from the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce this winter. And then COVID-19 happened. For Hartgrove, it meant getting to work as the leader of the State Board of Education. Any thoughts of taking it easy were suddenly put to the side as Hartgrove ... Read More »

Trending: Putnam County Schools End Of Year Update

Putnam County Schools’ Corby King & Mark McReynolds offer an end of year update. Content hosted by iono.fm This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Director Of Putnam County Schools Corby King, and School Business Officer Mark McReynolds. They discuss how the Putnam County School System has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of graduation and school sports, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Cookeville CityScape

Meet new Cookeville CityScape director Laura Wolf Today In The Upper Cumberland. Preserving and enhancing the historic downtown areas of Cookeville. It is the job of Cookeville CityScape. And now that job is being headed by a new director. Holly Freeman took over for Laura Wolf earlier this month – Wolf retiring saying she wanted to spend more time with ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: 1974 Tornado

Revisit one of the worst tornado outbreaks in U.S. history from April 3, 1974. It’s been two months since an EF4 tornado ripped across Putnam County. County leaders called it the worst natural disaster the county had suffered. Prior to this winter, that dubious honor belonged to the tornadoes of April 3, 1974. An EF4 tornado rolled across Putnam, Overton, ... Read More »

Trending: Sequatchie County Mayor & COVID-19

County Mayor Keith Cartwright discusses COVID-19’s impact on Sequatchie County. Content hosted by iono.fm This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Sequatchie County Mayor Keith Cartwright. He provides an update on the operations in Sequatchie County as they adapt to changes brought on by COVID-19, as well as discussing the county’s budget outlook for the 2021 fiscal year. That’s ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: COVID Health

Explore the risk of reopening the economy with Dr. Brent Staton and Dr. Ty Webb. The calendar turns to May, and the COVID-19 fight turns to getting the economy back to some form of normalcy. It’s not going to be easy. We explore some of the risk of reopening the economy, and the things that all of us need to ... Read More »

Trending: Overton County Executive & COVID-19

This week, County Executive Ben Danner talks COVID-19’s impact on Overton County Content hosted by iono.fm This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Overton County Executive Ben Danner. He provides an update on the operations in Overton County as they adapt to changes brought on by COVID-19, as well as discussing the county’s budget outlook for the 2021 fiscal ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: COVID Medicine

This week improve your knowledge of COVID-19 with Dr. Brent Staton & Dr. Ty Webb The next phase of our fight against COVID-19 is set to begin. A gradual reopening of the Tennessee economy – Monday with restaurants, Wednesday with retail establishments. Governor Bill Lee emphasized Friday the economic benefits of reopening the economy, but he quickly pointed out if ... Read More »