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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Music

Learn about the history of Upper Cumberland music with Bettye and Graham Kash. Tennessee has a rich musical history. You think of Nashville, of course. Memphis comes to mind with the blues and rock and roll. Some would understand the importance of Bristol in creating country music. But what about the Upper Cumberland’s musical heritage? Bettye and Graham Kash have ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Stroke

Learn about stroke with Cookeville Regional’s Dr. Mark Tedord and Dr. Joe Jestus In 2018, stroke accounted for about 1 out of every 19 deaths in the United States. The actual number of stroke deaths has increased some 10% in the last decade. What do we know about stroke? How can it be prevented? Who does it impact? Our visit ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tennessee Health Care Campaign

Thomas Savage and Judy Roitman discuss signing up for affordable health care. If you are without health care, the Affordable Care Act has extended the deadlines to get you insured this spring. The Tennessee Health Care Campaign is helping educate Tennesseans about the options that are available. The Campaign was founded in 1989 as a statewide nonprofit focused on giving ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Eric Walker

Get to know Eric Walker, and why he decided to run for Cookeville City Council. Working on the City Council of a community the size of Cookeville takes some long hours, and you certainly don’t do it for the pay. You do it because of a love of the community. Eric Walker says he realized he wanted to give back ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Be Nice

Sheila Barker, Summer Davenport discuss social media and the power of being nice A recent federal study found social media is profoundly changing the way many people interact. It has become a place where people can how little restraint. The old saying “If you can’t say something nice” has been replaced with “I don’t care, I want my opinion out ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Clay Co Softball Earns Big Win Over Gordonsville

Upperman softball advances in district; DeKalb Co prepares to take on Watertown.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Clay County Softball earns a big win over Gordonsville. Both DeKalb County teams prepare to take on Watertown. Upperman Softball advances in the district tournament. York Institute, and Pickett ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Postseason Play Approaches For The Upper Cumberland

Stone Memorial prepares to host White County in the District 6AAA play-in game.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Postseason play approaches for the Upper Cumberland. Stone Memorial prepares to host White County in the District 6AAA play-in game. Upperman feels good rolling into the 8AA District ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Jackson County Parks And Recreation Plan

Randy Heady & Kevin Gunther on Jackson County’s 10 year Parks & Recreation plan. Jackson County Commissioners last week approved a 10 year plan for the county’s parks and recreation activities. It includes not just the ideas of increasing opportunities for families and kids, but also using parks and recreation to increase tourism across the county. Today we go inside ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Upperman Softball Earns Win Over Macon Co; Warren Co Sweeps White Co

York Institute gets great outing from Nic Smith in victory over Cannon County.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Upperman Softball locks up the regular season district title with win over Macon County. Warren County baseball clinches regular season district crown after sweeping White County. Pickett County ... Read More »