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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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Episode 63: Sherri Cauthron McCourtney

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with healthcare professional Sherri Cauthron McCourtney! McCourtney recounts her story in healthcare from her beginnings, all the way up to teaching on a collegiate level. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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Episode 62: Melanie Wade

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with new Mena/Polk County Chamber Director Melanie Wade! Originally from McCurtain County, Wade shares her experience of coming to Polk County, falling in love with Mena, and her plans for the future of the Chamber of Commerce. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ…

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Episode 61- Remmie and Gracie

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi have Remmie and Gracie. As you can tell by their fancy accents, they are UARM’s soccer players from England! They talk about cultural differences, the process of coming to the states, and playing college soccer. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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Episode 60: Mary Alice Head

In this episode, Ashley and Jodi sit down with Mary Alice Head! Mary is the owner/operator of The Shop and currently sits as a city council member for Mena. They talk small businesses, stolen dwarves, tanning, and local politics. The Ouachita Chronicles is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay!

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Episode 10: SUPERNATURAL- The Mena Poltergeist

Have you ever heard a bump in the night? Maybe you felt like someone was always watching you? Many of these occurrences have logical explanations. Sometimes it’s just the wind or your mind playing tricks on you. Sometimes, you may be having an encounter with a true-to-live ghost- whether you believe it or not. Well,…

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