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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Cookeville Regional Medical Center At 100

Jim and Lee Moore reflect on 100 years of Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Cookeville’s history of a public hospital began in 1921 – a 15 bed private clinic. It was purchased by the city 6 years later when it became City Hospital. Then in 1950, the city finished a new hospital – Cookeville General. Just part of the history – ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Cookeville Lady Cavaliers Start The Season Off Strong

Upperman Football Coach Adam Caine discusses moving on to the State Semifinals.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Cookeville Girls Basketball Head Coach Jamie Gillies and players join us live to discuss what’s in store for the Lady Cavaliers this season after starting out with two wins. ... Read More »

High School Playbook: The 2021-22 High School Basketball Season Gets Underway

Upperman Football’s Adam Caine discusses moving on to the State Quarterfinals.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Livingston Academy’s Leslie Riddle, DeKalb County’s John Sanders, Clarkrange’s Lamar Rogers, White County’s Michael Dodgen, Upperman’s Bobby McWilliams, and Cookeville’s Josh Heard all join to discuss their expectations for the ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce

Learn about the Crossville-Cumberland Co Chamber of Commerce with Ethan Hadley. Its website reads, “Promoting a stronger community.” Those are the goals of the Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce. Its Director is Ethan Hadley. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Upperman Bees Move On To The State Quarterfinals

DeKalb Co Play-By-Play Voice John Pryor talks their performance against Upperman  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Upperman Head Coach Adam Caine joins us live to talk their 40-14 win over DeKalb County as they move on to the State Quarterfinals. Monterey Head Coach Scott Hughes discusses ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The American Legion

Learn about The American Legion and their mission – Today In The Upper Cumberland A busy Veterans Day week across the Upper Cumberland this week as the region honors the men and women who have served. The American Legion’s Putnam County branch are getting things started early with a Saturday speech contest for local students – it’s something they’ve done ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Breaking Down Week 1 Of The High School Football Playoffs

Upperman wins over Soddy Daisy 46-7; Clay County takes down Sale Creek 55-16.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Upperman Head Coach Adam Caine joins us live to talk what impressed him about his team’s performance after a 46-7 win over Soddy Daisy. Clay County Head Coach ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Averitt Express

Celebrate 50 years of Averitt Express, and find out how the company came to be. It began in 1958 when Thurman Averitt founded the Livingston Merchants Co-op. It was a small trucking company that hauled dry goods between Nashville and Livingston. 11 years later, Thurman incorporated the company, and called it Averitt Express. He met a man named Gary Sasser ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Football Week 11 Wrap Up & Week 1 Playoff Preview

CHS’s Jimmy Maynord discusses his decision to retire after 42 years of coaching.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Monterey Head Coach Scott Hughes joins live to talk their 68-0 win over Wartburg Central. Cookeville’s Jimmy Maynord discusses his decision to retire after 42 years of coaching. ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Principals In Today’s Education Pt 2

Catherine Jones & Dr. Bubba Winningham discuss principals in today’s education. Nearing the end of October, nearing the end of the celebration of National Principals Month. We’re talking about the role of principals in education today as we sit down with Prescott South Elementary School Principal Catherine Jones, and Algood Middle School Principal Dr. Bubba Winningham. Today In The Upper ... Read More »