Local Matters

NEWS TALK 94.1  |  Podcast , ±24 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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04
DEC

Ben Rodgers & Overton, Warren, And Smith County Christmas Updates

Ben Rodgers talks with three different county mayors - Overton County Executive Ben Danner, Warren County Executive Jimmy Haley, and Smith County Mayor Jeff Mason. They discuss updates surrounding changes to each county's Christmas events this year due to COVID-19.

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03
DEC

Dr. Charles Womack & Foot And Ankle Surgery

Dr. Charles Womack sits down with Dr. Chris Juels, a foot and ankle surgeon with Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute in Cookeville. They discuss his background, education, and training, the work he does at Tier 1, and the new services he's brought to the Upper Cumberland.

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02
DEC

Tiffany Anton & Cumberland Cleaning Company

John Grigsby, Operations Manager at Cumberland Cleaning Company. They discuss his background and previous entrepreneurial endeavors, the various cleaning services that they provide to residential and commercial clients in the Upper Cumberland, as well as the merits of learning a trade versus going down the traditional college route.

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01
DEC

Bob Bell & TTU College of Agriculture & Human Ecology

Bob Bell sits down with Dr. Darron Smith, Dean of the College of Agriculture & Human Ecology at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss his background and career, the students and majors of the College, as well as the specialties that he teaches and researches in.

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30
NOV

Michael Detwiler & Meet Caroline Moore

Michael Detwiler sits down with Caroline Moore. They discuss her time living in New York City, how her interest in theater came to be, and her experience creating a video on social media platform TikTok that went viral.

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25
NOV

Tiffany Anton & Hip Cookeville

Tiffany Anton meets with Blair Dudley, founder of Hip Cookeville. They discuss why he felt the need to start Hip Cookeville, the story of how it came to be, its role in bringing the community together, and what's in store for the community organization.

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24
NOV

Bob Bell & Putnam County Schools Fall COVID-19 Update

Bob Bell talks with Director of Putnam County Schools Corby King. They discuss the school year so far, how students have been continuing to adjust to school changes due to COVID-19, and the access to technology across student age levels.

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23
NOV

Michael Detwiler & Trinity Algood Lead Pastor

Michael Detwiler talks with Jason Yarbrough, Lead Pastor at Trinity Algood. They discuss his initial departure from Trinity Algood in 2002, what brought him back in 2020, the challenges and surprises that he encountered while coming back, and potential changes and updates coming to the Trinity Algood campus.

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20
NOV

Ben Rodgers & Double Springs Utility District And Board

Ben Rodgers sits down with President Lynn McHenry, and Vice President Larry Rodgers of the Double Springs Utility District & Board in Putnam County. They discuss the history of the board and the needs that led to its inception, how utility districts work in Putnam County, as well as addressing some of the common questions and complaints that come in to the board.

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19
NOV

Dr. Charles Womack & The Benefits Of Exercise

Dr. Charles Womack talks with Michael Cooper and Katie Neal, public health educators with the Putnam County Health Department. They discuss the benefits of exercise, and offer exercise recommendations for people in the Upper Cumberland, including seniors and children.

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18
NOV

Tiffany Anton & Local Business Resource Collective

Tiffany Anton sits down with Jeff Brown, President of the Biz Foundry, Michael Aikens, Director of the Center For Rural Innovation at Tennessee Tech University, and Tyler Asher, Director of the Small Business Development Center. They discuss how the Local Business Resource Collective came to be, and the resources that are available for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Upper Cumberland.

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17
NOV

Bob Bell & Tennessee Tech Interdisciplinary Studies

Bob Bell sits down with Dr. Steven Frye, Director of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss the goals of the Interdisciplinary Studies program, its students, community college partnerships, as well as religious studies.

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