News Talk 94.1 Check It Out - Kathryn Wisinger

Check It Out - Kathryn Wisinger

Each week, join Kathryn Wisinger from the Putnam County Library will discuss the latest in books and what goes on inside libraries around the Upper Cumberland. A new show airs ever Sunday at 3 PM on News Talk 94.1.
Weekly English United States Books
57 Episodes
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Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Loxx Salon & Aspire Beauty Academy

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger meets with Mike Franklin, co-owner of Loxx Salon and co-founder of Aspire Beauty Academy in Cookeville. Mike talks about how he transitioned from working at one school to opening his own, how they keep up and stay relevant in an ever-changing industry, and…
25 Feb 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Braille Reader Hannah Willis

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger visits with Hannah Willis who learned how to read in Braille after losing her eye sight. Hannah begins with the experience of losing her eye sight in 8th grade, the different types of technology she uses on a daily basis to help her,…
9 Feb 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Putnam County Library's Lettie Collier

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger visits with Lettie Collier of the Putnam County Library, the new bilingual story time reader. Lettie talks about how beneficial it is to know and speak another language, some of her favorite Spanish cultural traditions which is one thing being promoted during bilingual…
26 Jan 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Chef Chad Combs

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger sits down with Chef Chad Combs, owner of The Putnam Room in Cookeville. They touch on the difference between ordinary cooking and being a chef, Chad shares some quick and easy weeknight dinners to do when you don't feel like cooking, and any…
21 Jan 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Monterey Depot's Rafferty Cleary

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger sits down with Rafferty Cleary of the Monterey Depot Museum. They discuss how Rafferty's role as Cultural Administrator has expanded since its inception, all of the different things you can at the Depot Museum, and unique events in Monterey that give people ideas…
7 Jan 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Meet Author Dr. Lauren Farmer

Kathryn Wisinger visits with local author, Dr. Lauren Farmer as she discusses her book After The Storm: A True Story of Tragedy, Survival, and Hope.  They touch on what led Lauren to being a writer while not having a big interest in writing, if writing it was easier to write…
17 Dec 2023 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Craig Pyle, Hidden Holly Farm

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger sits down with Craig Pyle, the owner of Hidden Holly Farm in Putnam County.  They discuss the five basic principles to re-generative farming, what makes Hidden Holly Farm different from other farms, and some book recommendations Craig has on how to learn more…
3 Dec 2023 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Rex Bennett, Lane Motor Museum

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger talks with Rex Bennett, the Educational Director for the Lane Motor Museum. They discuss some of the background for the Lane Motor Museum and Rex's daily role, the different type of cars the museum is known for one being microcars, and why countries…
12 Nov 2023 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Meet Children's Author Lisa Robbins

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger visits with Lisa Robbins, a children's book author from Fentress County. They touch on if writing was something Lisa had always wanted to do, how much time she dedicates to writing and the process she uses to write, and more on her newest…
5 Nov 2023 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Book Lovers' Club

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger sits down with Vicky Draper, the President of the Book Lovers' Club. They go over how the Book Lovers' Club came to be in 1923, when the library finally moved into a building after being in a house for many years, and two…
15 Oct 2023 18 min

Check It Out With Kathryn Wisinger: Serina Wells, Owner of Petal and Rake

This week on Check It Out...Kathryn Wisinger talks with Serina Wells, a master gardener, a gardening educator, and the owner of Petal and Rake in Cookeville. They discuss Serina's background growing up in the nursery trade, how she came up with the name Petal and Rake along with what she…
1 Oct 2023 18 min
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