Tuesday, December 5, 2023
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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Drue Huffines

Get to know the life of local broadcasting and service legend – Drue Huffines. If you’ve lived in the Upper Cumberland for a long time, you know the voice of Drue Huffines. Huffines is a legend in broadcasting in our community. He’s a legend in service in our community. As we celebrate this holiday weekend, we go 1 on 1 ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Stroke Support

Carol Lynam & Virginia Ely discuss support options for those impacted by strokes A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot, or bursts. If the blood flow can’t reach the region of the brain that controls a particular body function, then that part of the body will ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Putnam County Parks & Recreation Growth

John Ross Albertson and Rafferty Cleary discuss Parks & Rec growth in Putnam Co. Parks and recreation opportunities in Putnam County include the expansion of the soccer complex near Cookeville High, the extension of the rail trail to Monterey, and the creation of Bee Rock and the Meadow Creek Park on the mountain. We continue our series on parks and ... Read More »

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 »