Local Matters

NEWS TALK 94.1  |  Podcast , ±25 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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MAR

Michael Detwiler & Meet Kim Cravens

Michael Detwiler sits down with Putnam County School Board Vice-Chair Kim Cravens. They discuss her background and where she grew up, her time working on her Masters at Tennessee Tech University, and how and why she ran for the Putnam County School Board, and what that experience has been like.

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Ben Rodgers & Putnam County EMS

Ben Rodgers sits down with Putnam County EMS Director and County Coroner Tommy Copeland. They discuss his background and history working for Putnam County, the department's call volumes and the overall structure of the Putnam County EMS Department, as well as insight into the Medicare and collections side of EMS.

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FEB

Sam Brooks & Cookeville High School Wide Receiver Coach

Sam Brooks talks with Brian Chambers, Wide Receiver Football Coach at Cookeville High School. They discuss his coaching career, his playing days at CHS, what it was like playing for his father who was head coach at the time, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the CHS football program.

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FEB

Tiffany Anton & Lighthouse Christian Camp

Tiffany Anton talks with Amy Pearson with Lighthouse Christian Camp in Smithville. They discuss her passion for people and ministry, her background and what brought her to Lighthouse Christian Camp, what the camp is and the services that they provide to under resourced children of the Upper Cumberland, and the faith-based podcast that she started with her husband.

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23
FEB

Bob Bell & Puntam County Schools, COVID-19, And Technology

Bob Bell meets with Director of Putnam County Schools Corby King. They discuss the Governor's recent special legislative session on education during the COVID-19 pandemic, the current state of Putnam County Schools and how the students have adapted to the many challenges brought on in 2020, as well as how new technology from the pandemic may change education in the next five years.

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22
FEB

Michael Detwiler & Hope Center Adoption & Family Services Executive Director

Michael Detwiler talks with Crystal Young, Executive Director of Hope Center Adoption & Family Services in Cookeville. They discuss her life growing up and attending Tennessee Tech University, her love for serving others, her time working in ministry, and her experience working with families and adoptions.

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FEB

Sam Brooks & TTU Football Legend And Former NFL Kicker

Sam Brooks sits down with Tennessee Tech University football legend and former NFL kicker Wayne Anderson. They discuss his time at TTU, what it was like transitioning from college football to the NFL, and he offers an insider's perspective on the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on college athletics.

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17
FEB

Tiffany Anton & Restored & Co

Tiffany Anton meets with Amanda King and Jennifer Shaw with Restored & Co in Livingston. They discuss what the boutique is and the products that they offer, and what it was like opening a store in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bob Bell & State Education And COVID-19

Bob Bell sits down with State Senator Paul Bailey. They discuss the recent special session on education, COVID-19's impact on education, the merits of in-person learning vs remote learning, as well as state economic recovery efforts and their impact on state education.

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Michael Detwiler & Occupational Health Center And Practicing Medicine

Michael Detwiler sits down with Dr. Toney Hudson, local physician and owner of Occupational Health Center in Cookeville. They discuss his background and time in medical school, why he came to Cookeville to practice medicine and what that was like starting out, as well as the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic as a physician.

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Sam Brooks & Former Cookeville High School Football Head Coach

Sam Brooks meets with former Cookeville High School football head coach and local sports icon Ron Chambers. They discuss his life growing up playing sports, his coaching career including his time taking over the CHS football program, as well as some of his career highlights.

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Tiffany Anton & Royal House Of Cheese

Tiffany Anton talks with Diego Alvarez, owner of Royal House of Cheese in Cookeville. They discuss how and when his catering business got its start, where the origin of the business's name comes from, and how the COVID-19 pandemic initially impacted business, and what he's done to adapt and move forward through it.

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