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Today In The UC (Page) 05-11-16The Upper Cumberland. It’s where we live. It’s where we work. It’s where we raise our families. The people and organizations in our community are what make it tick. Rock 93-7 knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, Rock 93-7 will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Autism Tennessee

Babs Tierno discusses Autism Tennessee & the many services it provides families.

New science shows Autism more prevalent than ever though. The study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics….said 1 in 40 children have Autism. That’s up from the previous estimate of 1 in 59 children. More disturbing, the study found that 30 percent of those diagnosed on the Autistic Spectrum….are not getting treatment. Babs Tierno understands the challenges of Autism personally….and professionally. She leads Autism Tennessee which serves autistic families with support, education, and advocacy.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Access To Healthcare

Deborah Johnson discusses the services of Upper Cumberland Primary Care Project

In the November election just completed….access to healthcare continued to be a hot topic among state candidates. How does Tennessee promote access to healthcare…..care and prevention that may already be available….that isn’t being used. In our community….the Upper Cumberland Primary Care Project tries to serve the uninsured, the underinsured and those able to pay. We explore its services with Regional Director Deborah Johnson.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Your Dog’s Health

Local Veterinarian Jason Wilton talks about keeping your dog healthy & protected

The world is constantly changing, from technology to food and even how we think about our dog’s health. Nowadays, most people view their dogs as indoor family members rather than outdoor animals. Today In The Upper Cumberland we talk about the health of man’s best friend. Local veterinarian, Jason Wilton of Copeland Veterinary Hospital discusses the changing outlook on dog health. He also touches on how to keep your dog healthy through vaccines, diet and more.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Mustard Seed Ranch

Executive Director Tammy Depperschmidt explains the purpose of Mustard Seed Ranch.

You may know of Mustard Seed Ranch from JAKES Day or from other fundraisers. But did you know that they help out young people both local and across the United States? Today In The Upper Cumberland we talk about Mustard Seed Ranch with their executive director Tammy Depperschmidt. We explore the beginnings, purpose, mission of Mustard Seed Ranch and how they help young people all across the nation.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Educating Against Negligent Dog Ownership

A dog may seem like a good gift this season, but new families may be unprepared.

68 million dogs lived in the United States at the turn of the century. Today, that number is almost 90 million. We talk with Karen McMeekin of Crossville’s A Time For Pause, and Sharon Cravens, president of Jamestown’s Best Friend’s Sanctuary, to find out what their organizations are doing to educate families across the Upper Cumberland on the responsibilities of not just owning dogs, but knowing where they come from as well.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Healthcare PT.2

Healthcare isn’t a new issue, we talk about ACO’s with Dr. Brent Stanton

As we prepare to head to the polls for another election, one of the issues at the forefront for many is healthcare. We continue our talk about affordable healthcare. There are however several groups of doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers, who are trying to find a different way to make healthcare more affordable for those needing public assistance called Accountable Care Organizations or ACO’s. They work together voluntarily to give coordinated high-quality care to their Medicare patients. Dr. Brent Staton serves with the Cumberland Center for Healthcare Innovation in Cookeville.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Healthcare

Healthcare isn’t a new election issue, we talk about ACO’s with Dr. Brent Stanton

As we prepare to head to the polls for another election, one of the issues at the forefront for many is healthcare. There are however several groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who are trying to find a different way to make healthcare more affordable for those needing public assistance called Accountable Care Organizations or ACO’s. They work together voluntarily to give coordinated high-quality care to their Medicare patients. Dr. Brent Staton serves with the Cumberland Center for Healthcare Innovation in Cookeville.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: A.A.R.F.

We talk with founder and owner Jennifer Farley about her group A.A.R.F.

It was an interest that began with a trip to the shelter. Co-Founder Jennifer Farley went from seeing a need to help rescue pets to offering a service that helps them find homes. We discuss with her what pet owners can do before bringing a new pet home, the need for more help and what her group offers the community.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Rising Above Ministries PT. 2

Rising Above Ministries works to help families with special needs children PT. 2

Based in Cookeville, Rising Above Ministries has worked to assist families since 2005. We continue our talk with co-founder Becky Davidson and Chris Pierce from that group about the role they play in helping autistic and special needs families. From their beginnings working to help parents with children in social settings, to the services they offer today.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Rising Above Ministries

Rising Above Ministries works to help families with special needs children

Based in Cookeville, Rising Above Ministries has worked to assist families since 2005. We talk with co-founder Becky Davidson and Chris Pierce from that group about the role they play in helping autistic and special needs families. From their beginnings working to help parents with children in social settings, to the services they offer today.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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