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Trending: Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber Of Commerce President & CEO

Get to know Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber Of Commerce President & CEO Amy New Content hosted by iono.fm This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by newly appointed Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber Of Commerce President & CEO Amy New. They discuss the journey of her career, the Highlands Partnership between Putnam, White, Jackson, and Overton Counties, as well as what the Cookeville-Putnam ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: UCHRA & UCDD

This week, find out just how far the combined UCHRA and UCDD have come along. UCHRA. UCDD. Work done across the Upper Cumberland to assist people. Agents for change in our communities. Acronyms that get thrown around a lot. But do we really understand what both of these agencies do? How they help? The Upper Cumberland Development District was formed ... Read More »

Trending: City Of Cookeville & COVID-19

City Of Cookeville Mayor Ricky Shelton provides updates on the city and COVID-19 Content hosted by iono.fm This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by City Of Cookeville Mayor Ricky Shelton. Together they catch up with everything happening in the city of Cookeville, as well as discussing city operations, summer events in the city, and updates on retail developments. That’s ... Read More »

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 »