arkansas

Episode 75: Sam Luu

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down (virtually) with Sam Luu! Though Sam is an Arkansas native and Mena raised girl, she now resides in LA where she works as a production assistant and on her non-profit titled Every Day Action. They talk how Luu got started in the entertainment industry, a chance encounter…

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Episode 74: Mark Lewis

In this episode, Jodi and producer Trey sit down with PCDC adult program coordinator Mark Lewis! They talk about Mark’s amateur wrestling days, being a bouncer, and what brought him to working for PCDC. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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Episode 72: Sloane Harper

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with Fort Smith-ian Sloane Harper! Harper puts on Fort Smith’s annual Peacemaker festival, hosting some of the best names in country music right now! They talk music, Fort Smith history, and the woes of event planning. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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Episode 71: Ouachita Mountains Trail and ATV Club

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with Steve and Mike from Ouachita Mountains Trail and ATV Club! They discuss Texans, Arkansas Tourism, what makes Mena special, and the ATV rental business. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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Episode 70: Davy Ashcraft

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with Cossatot River Park Ranger Davy Ashcraft. They discuss Davy’s road to taking on his role, the history of the river, Cossatot River critters and more. Can water moccasins swim underwater and bite you? Our expert guest answers all in this episode! The Ouachita Chronicles is brought…

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Episode 68: Al Hadaway

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with Al Hadaway! Al is a former Polk County Sheriff who has been in the background of some of the most influential events in history. From the Central desegregation to the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination, Hadaway shares his experiences in this special episode of Chronicles. The…

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Episode 66: Dr. Brooks Blevins

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with professor and Ozark historian Dr. Brooks Blevins! Blevins talks mountain history, Arkansas customs and finally weighs in on the better mountain range in Arkansas. Ozarks or Ouachitas?? Find out in this episode of The Ouachita Chronicles! The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ…

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Episode 65: Renee Hendrix

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with The CALL Program Coordinator Renee Hendrix! Renee shares her story of working for DHS, getting involved with CASA, and her road to The CALL, as well as upcoming events. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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HochaTalk #2

In this episode of #HochaTalk, concerts and festivals are a topic of discussion. With a growing opportunity for large scale summer entertainment events in the area, our hosts and returning guests discuss the future of Owa-Chito, among other possibilities. Enjoy! Brought to you by Hochatown Distilling Co, and Mountain Fork Brewery. Follow @HostingHochatown on FB,…

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Episode 64: Justin Lapenter Returns!

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down AGAIN with Justin Lapenter! Originally featured on episode four of the Ouachita Chronicles, Lapenter returns to continue his story where he left off. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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