Local Matters

NEWS TALK 94.1  |  Podcast , ±28 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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30
JAN

Caroline Moore & Meet The Avery Trace Middle School Pickle Club

Caroline Moore meets with ATMS Teacher Ryan Dalton and students/members of the Pickle Club Ryan Dunn, Marcus McDonald, and Caden Coulas. Ryan talks about how the Pickle Club started, meeting with such a huge number in club membership and what the mantra of the club is, and the support the club has seen from the Avery Trace administration.

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27
JAN

Ben Rodgers & Clay County Mayor Dale Reagan & County Sheriff Brandon Boone

Ben Rodgers visits with Clay County's Mayor Dale Reagan and Sheriff Brandon Boone. The three discuss the growing population and tax base that Clay County is seeing, how many additional staff may be needed for the new jail being built, and Dale talks about the county commissioners that're currently serving, three that have not served before.

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24
JAN

Bob Bell & Putnam County Schools' Alicia Upchurch, Margie Cavender, Cindy Queen

Bob Bell talks with the Teachers of the Year in Putnam County Alicia Upchurch, Margie Cavender, and Cindy Queen. The three teachers discuss how they found their way into teaching and what they're currently doing now, what they believe are the most effective teaching practices when it comes to their age group, what excites them about the students they teach.

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23
JAN

Caroline Moore & Meet Impact Cookeville's Brandon Russell

Caroline Moore visits with Impact Cookeville's Brandon Russell. Brandon discusses the art show that is being held to kick off Black History Month, some of the things Brandon learned about himself as he picked up a new passion for gardening, and how artists are able to submit their work for February's art show.

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20
JAN

Ben Rodgers & Meet Overton County Executive Steven Barlow

Ben Rodgers meets with Steven Barlow, the new Overton County Executive. Steven talks about being born and raised in Overton County living half his life in Rickman and the other half in Monroe, what the strategy was when it came time to campaign, and the leadership experiences Steven has had in the workplace that makes him qualified for this role.

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17
JAN

Bob Bell & Avery Trace Middle School's Alma Anderson

Bob Bell visits with Alma Anderson, the principal at Avery Trace Middle School. Alma talks about Avery Trace discussing certain things like it being an international baccalaureate school, or an IB School, the students and some of the challenges or changes they face, and some of the big celebrations and accomplishments that took place in the past year.

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16
JAN

Caroline Moore & 2022 Putnam County Fairest of the Fair Addison Bray

Caroline Moore talks with Addison Bray, the 2022 Fairest of the Fair winner for the Putnam County Fair. Addison walks us through the interview process and some of things the contestants do during the week, her journey to being Fairest Of The Fair and if she notices any changes in how she goes through a pageant, and all of the work that Addison does with the youth and her platform.

Listen to the latest Local Matters Podcast… Presented by Office Mart.

Visit them at 215 S Jefferson Ave in Cookeville to see what they can do for your office
13
JAN

Ben Rodgers & Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter

Ben Rodgers meets with Randy Porter, the Putnam County Mayor. Ben and Randy recap the special call meeting the commission held back in December, Putnam County's record setting year in 2022 for building permits, with an increase in homes built, and Randy discusses the completion of the new Patton House and what will be inside.

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10
JAN

Bob Bell & Tennessee Tech Education Professor Jeremy Wendt

Bob Bell visits with Jeremy Wendt, a professor from TTU's College of Education. Jeremy talks about the Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction, being one of the largest departments at TTU and some of the things they handle, the graduate offerings within the College of Education and what students study, and how technology could never replace being in the same classroom as a teacher but also being able to be a teaching tool. 

Listen to the latest Local Matters Podcast… Presented by Office Mart.

Visit them at 215 S Jefferson Ave in Cookeville to see what they can do for your office
09
JAN

Caroline Moore & Owner Of M3 Creative Designer Mya Matthews

Caroline Moore meets with Mya Matthews, the owner of M3 Creative. Mya talks on her medium work like graphic design, social media, and woodcutting, how the consultation process goes with clients with that Mya works with, and why Mya started M3 Creative and what she's found out about herself in doing this business.

Listen to the latest Local Matters Podcast… Presented by Office Mart.

Visit them at 215 S Jefferson Ave in Cookeville to see what they can do for your office
06
JAN

Ben Rodgers & New Dekalb County Mayor Ben Adcock

Ben Rodgers talks to Matt Adcock, the new county mayor for Dekalb County. Matt gives his background mostly working in public safety before running for county mayor, what got him interested in going to county commissions at first then eventually running for the county commission, and how the campaign was approached when the decision was finally made to run for county mayor.

Listen to the latest Local Matters Podcast… Presented by Office Mart.

Visit them at 215 S Jefferson Ave in Cookeville to see what they can do for your office
05
JAN

Sam Brooks & Upperman High School Volleyball Coach Barbie Cook

Sam Brooks visits with Barbie Cook, the head volleyball coach at Upperman High School. Barbie discusses the family plans as volleyball is in the middle of the off-season, what some of the high points were for the team this past season, and Focus Volleyball's recent tryouts and how Barbie along with other coaches help players develop their skills. 

Listen to the latest Local Matters Podcast… Presented by Office Mart.

Visit them at 215 S Jefferson Ave in Cookeville to see what they can do for your office

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