Local Matters

NEWS TALK 94.1  |  Podcast , ±26 min episodes every day  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
Education, Sports, Faith & Everything In Between

Originating from News Talk 94.1 the show deals with community issues and interests that affect listeners closer to home. With topics from major events across the nation and how they impact our area to interesting people and figures from across the Upper Cumberland. Local Matters is where local, matters.

Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday.

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Ben Rodgers & Updates With Congressman John Rose

Ben Rodgers talks with Congressman John Rose. They discuss what some of the top issues are that he is currently hearing from his constituents, the American Rescue Plan, its funding, and what the timeline is looking like for the final ruling on how those funds can be spent, as well as President Biden's recently announced employer vaccine mandate, and what it means for local governments and privately owned businesses.

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Sam Brooks & Upperman Baseball Head Coach

Sam Brooks talks with Upperman Baseball Head Coach Wes Shanks. They discuss what it was like growing up in Baxter for him, what it means to him to be a part of Upperman's athletic program and its traditions as an alumnus of the school, as well as how important the community in Baxter is for Upperman Athletics.

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Tiffany Anton & GoKnee

Tiffany Anton meets with Shehla Rooney, owner of GoKnee, and former physical therapist. They discuss what GoKnee is and how it assists in the knee surgery recovery process, the decisions that led to her forming GoKnee and start to branch out with her product, how her experience as a physical therapist helped make that happen, as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted GoKnee's operations due to knee surgeries being classified as elective surgeries by hospitals.

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Bob Bell & Tennessee Tech University Director Of News And Communications

Bob Bell sits down with Joe Fisher, the relatively new Director of News and Communications at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss his background and what brought him to TTU, the start up experience for the 2021-2022 school year, what he's learned so far about the various academic programs at the university, as well as a forecast on how enrollment is currently looking for the fall semester.

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Sam Brooks & Cookeville High School Athletic Director

Sam Brooks meets with Steve Robbins, Athletic Director at Cookeville High School. They discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted CHS Athletics and where their program currently stands heading into the fall 2021 semester, what it was like for him growing up in Overton County, as well as who some of the most influential individuals have been in his playing and coaching careers.

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Sam Brooks & Meet Terry Randolph

Sam Brooks sits down with Terry "TR" Randolph, former local educator, coach, and businessman. They discuss the impact that they bot had on each other while he coached Sam growing up, what it means to him whenever former students or players discuss this impact with him, as well as the story of his coaching and teaching career.

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Bob Bell & LEAPS And 21st CCLC

Bob Bell meets with Brenda Hughett, Extended Learning Programs Coordinator for the Putnam County School System. They discuss her background and career and what brought her to the Upper Cumberland area, what the LEAPS and 21st Century Community Learning Centers programs are, what sets these programs apart from SAC, as well as details surrounding the upcoming archery program at select schools in Putnam County.

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Ben Rodgers & Putnam County 4-H

Ben Rodgers sits down with Melissa Henry and Trent Jones, 4-H Agents with the Putnam County Agricultural UT Extension Office in Cookeville. They discuss what 4-H is, what TTU's involvement with the program has been over the years, how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their operations, the various programs that they offer, as well as how kids can become involved with their local 4-H program.

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Sam Brooks & Tennessee Tech University Director Of Athletics

Sam Brooks meets with Mark Wilson, Director Of Athletics at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss the importance of TTU gaining its first Athletic Director with his hiring in 2004 and how it shaped athletics at the university, the story of how TTU acquired their golf course and the work that goes into maintaining the course and its facilities, as well as what TTU Athletics is looking forward to in the upcoming sports season.

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Bob Bell & Putnam County Schools And Summer Learning

Bob Bell talks with Jill Ramsey and Dr. Diana Wood with Putnam County Schools. They discuss their backgrounds and the roles that they play in the Putnam County School System, a recap of the summer learning experiences that students had a chance to take part in, as well as the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on elementary schools, and the efforts that teachers, students, and parents alike put in to promote a healthy learning environment moving forward.

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Ben Rodgers & Fentress County Updates And Finances

Ben Rodgers meets with Fentress County Executive Jimmy Johnson, and Fentress County Finance Director Tyler Arms. They discuss a recap of the fraud case involving an employee of the Fentress County Finance Department and what the most recent update on the case is, the American Rescue Plan funds that the county received and how they have used that money so far, as well as the possibility of an ER facility and 24-hour clinic coming to Jamestown, and what the timeline of that project would look like.

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Sam Brooks & Sports Medicine And COVID-19's Impact

Sam Brooks sits down with Joe Erdeljac, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss what his newly appointed role of Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine means to him, how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted every aspect of college athletics, as well as how student athletes have managed to handle all of the drastic changes athletically, academically, and personally in their lives.

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