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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Trending: Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau

Learn more about the Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau with Molly Brown.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Molly Brown, Executive Director of the Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau. They discuss the roles and services the County Visitors’ Bureau provide, how they market and help attract visitors and tourists to the area, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Monterey Gets Set To Open Against Red Boiling Springs

Jackson County hunts for their third straight win against Westmoreland Friday.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The Monterey Wildcats get set to take on Red Boiling Springs in their season opener while Clay County opens region play against Jo Byrns. White County looks to go 2-0 ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Cookeville Goes 2-0 With Win Over Livingston

Warren County also improves to 2-0 with 48-0 blowout victory over Cannon County.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Cookeville improves to 2-0 with a 33-18 win over Livingston Academy while Upperman uses a strong third quarter to take down DeKalb County. CJ Taylor and Warren County ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Governor Bill Lee

This week, join Governor Bill Lee in discussing school reopening & other issues. For Governor Bill Lee, the focus over the past month has been getting young people back to learning. Whether that’s the reopening of school systems statewide, or getting college students back on campus. Using COVID cases as a simple judge, things have gone better than most would ... Read More »

Trending: Naifeh Center For Effective Leadership

Learn about the services provided by the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Macel Ely, Executive Director of the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership. They discuss what the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership does, the various types of training and services they provide, and how they train public servants to be better ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Recapping Week 1 Of High School Football

Jackson Co beats York Institute 8-0; Livingston beats Westmoreland on the road.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. With week 1 of the high school football season in the books, we check in with the coaches to see how their teams have been handling the unique challenges ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tax Valuation Pt 2

Putnam County Tax Assessor Steve Pierce helps clear up the tax appraisal process It is tax appraisal season as assessors touch every single property in the county making sure the accuracy of the information and the correct property assessment. Today we continue our understanding of how the tax assessment process works with Putnam County’s Tax Assessor Steve Pierce. Today In ... Read More »

Trending: Congressman John Rose

Congressman John Rose discusses the CARES Act, stimulus packages, & relief funds  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Congressman John Rose, U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district. They discuss the CARES Act, stimulus packages, Coronavirus relief funds, and get to know more about his life and career. New episodes every Friday at 8am on News Talk ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tax Valuation

Putnam County Tax Assessor Steve Pierce helps clear up the tax appraisal process The tax appraisal process began in Putnam County last week. State officials helped prepare those inside Steve Pierce’s office to begin this important process. It is a process that is often misunderstood. Steve Pierce is Putnam County’s Tax Assessor. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend ... Read More »

Trending: Byrdstown Mayor

Byrdstown Mayor Sam Gibson discusses upcoming Labor Day weekend outdoor events.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Byrdstown Mayor Sam Gibson. They discuss his time working in education, upcoming outdoor Labor Day weekend events in Byrdstown, the town’s relationship with county law enforcement, and more updates regarding recent events in Byrdstown. New episodes every Friday at 8am ... Read More »