Friday, January 15, 2021
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High School Playbook: 2020 Regular Season Wrap Up

Clay County, York Institute wrap up their regular seasons with wins to move on.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Cookeville misses the playoffs for the first time since 2000 with close loss to Blackman. Jackson County falls just short of the postseason in their loss to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Overton County Recovery Court

Judge Daryl Colson discusses the details of the Overton County Recovery Court. The Overton County Recovery Court serves as a collaboration between the DA’s office, probation, treatment providers, and the General Sessions Court Judge. The Court provides successful alternative sentencing to non-violent misdemeanor drug offenders. It also keeps jail space open for those who do break the law. Leading the ... Read More »

Trending: Leadership Putnam

Leadership Putnam’s Jenny Spurlock talks their leadership programs and projects.  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Jenny Spurlock with Leadership Putnam They discuss details about their leadership classes, how they help people grow and help their community, their recent Healthcare Day event, as well as some of the previous class projects that have impacted the community. New ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Cookeville, Jackson Co Prepare To Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Monterey to take on Gordonsville on Friday night for the Region Championship.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Cookeville and Jackson County battle for their playoff lives in win-or-go home games with Cookeville facing Blackman, and Jackson County squaring off against Trousdale County. York Institute looks to ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Livingston Academy Overcomes Downpour To Defeat York Institute

Pickett County falls to Red Boiling Springs in first game back from quarantine.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Monterey and Clay County’s game gets pushed to Saturday due to lightning. Meanwhile, Livingston Academy manages to overcome a torrential downpour to defeat York Institute. Pickett County falls ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tornado Aftermath Pt 2

We continue to examine the lessons learned from the March 3rd tornado aftermath. As we move into the fall, another phase of the tornado aftermath begins. That is assessment, and what comes next. What plans need to be put in place for the next storm or some other type of disaster? We continue our conversation with Tyler Smith, Putnam County ... Read More »

Trending: Putnam County Parks And Recreation

Learn about the Putnam Co Parks & Recreation department with John Ross Albertson  This week, host Ben Rodgers is joined by Putnam County Parks and Recreation Director, John Ross Albertson. They discuss the services provided by the Parks and Recreation department, the department’s budget and funding sources, the state of community sports and tournaments/events due to COVID-19, and more. ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Monterey & Clay Co To Face Off In Big Region Battle

Cookeville looks to stay alive in the playoff hunt against Rockvale on the road.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Monterey and Clay County prepare to square off in a big region battle. Cookeville looks to stay alive in the playoff hunt against Rockvale on the road, ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Warren Co Remains Undefeated With Win Over Coffee Co

Cookeville keeps their playoff hopes alive with a 16-0 win over Siegel Friday.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. DeKalb County takes full control of their region with a 24-20 win over Macon County. Cookeville keeps their playoff hopes alive with a 16-0 win over Siegel. Warren ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tornado Aftermath

This week, we examine the lessons learned from the March 3rd tornado aftermath. The clean up and support have been big parts of the tornado aftermath since the March storms roared through Putnam County. Another part of the aftermath has been assessment. What lessons were learned? What things need to be done better? Today we examine those lessons from emergency ... Read More »