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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: Kim Rosamond

TTU Women’s Basketball Coach Kim Rosamond talks the upcoming basketball season. A product of Ole Miss, where she played for legendary coach Van Chancellor. Kim Rosamond is now in her 8th season leading the Tennessee Tech Women’s Basketball program. This year arrives with a lot of expectations after what happened last spring. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Dr. Dianne Murphy Pt 2

TTU’s Dr. Dianne Murphy continues to discuss the state of college athletics. Tennessee Tech Alum Dr. Dianne Murphy is back in Cookeville helping raise money for the Tucker Stadium expansion. The long time Athletic Administrator at Columbia University, and the University of Denver brings a unique perspective to the current goings on in college athletics. Today In The Upper Cumberland ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Dr. Dianne Murphy

Dr. Dianne Murphy discusses coming home, college athletics, and Tennessee Tech. When the football season ends, the process to remake Tucker Stadium will begin. It’s a project that’s long awaited, and it’s being helped along by a Tennessee Tech alum who has a background in college athletics. Dr. Dianne Murphy served as Athletics Director for both the University of Denver, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tommy Burks Case

Retired Putnam Co Sheriff David Andrews looks back on the 1998 Tommy Burks case. October 19, 1998 – you may not remember the day, but if you lived in the Upper Cumberland 25 years ago, you no doubt remember the events. State Senator Tommy Burks shot and killed just outside of Monterey at his family farm. The man who did ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Addiction Pt 2

This week, we hear the stories of several individuals recovering from addiction. Opioid abatement money is on its to the counties of the Upper Cumberland, and to those all across the state. The question now, how will it be best spent, and can the counties of the Upper Cumberland work together to solve some common issues? For example, how do ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Addiction Pt 1

This week, we hear the stories of several individuals recovering from addiction. Opioid abatement money is on its to the counties of the Upper Cumberland, and to those all across the state. The question now, how will it be best spent, and can the counties of the Upper Cumberland work together to solve some common issues? For example, how do ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Trauma Pt 2

Melissa Spalding and Susan Freitag help us better understand the world of trauma Mental health experts say trauma plays more a part in our lives than we’ve ever known before. There are true chemical impacts on the brain, and healing that has to be done. Today we continue our discussion on the impact of trauma, and how counseling helps, with ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Trauma Pt 1

Melissa Spalding and Susan Freitag help us better understand the world of trauma We understand more today about the impact of trauma than ever before. It makes counselors like Melissa Spalding and Susan Freitag even more important – they help us deal with these issues that impact our lives. Today, the first of a two part episode as we go ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Firefighting

Fire Chiefs Benton Young and Tom Brown discuss the current state of firefighting More firefighters needed. Bigger budgets needed. Staff shortages increasing. Public safety at risk. All it takes is a Google search of the national firefighting situation to understand it’s becoming more and more difficult to get people involved in firefighting. What about here at home? We put that ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Pickleball

Learn all about the growing sport of pickleball with Chuck Black and Harry Smith Over the last 3 years, participation in pickleball has grown an average of 158%. It is the fastest growing sport in America, and it’s all ages involved. Pickleball is hot right here in the Upper Cumberland as well as we discover with Chuck Black and Harry ... Read More »