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    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-09-27

    • music; arts and crafts; storytelling; life stories;
    • Amy Ammons tells the story “Footsteps in the Shadows.” Doreyl Ammons interviews Dr. Ray Menze about Gallery One in Sylva. Amy interviews fiddler Amanda Dills Stewart from Cullowhee about how she learned to fiddle and became one of the Fiddling...
    • Menze, Raymond Albert, 1939-2011; Stewart, Amanda Dills
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-10-18

    • local writings; traditions; storytelling; music;
    • Amy opens the show with her view from the mountain as a child. Doreyl talks with Kirby A. Claphan, author of a new children’s book of poetry, Cherokee Mountain, which shares lessons from a Cherokee grandfather. Amy speaks with Pamela Conseen...
    • Claphan, Kirby A.; Adams, Pamela Conseen; Cockman Family (Musical group);
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-10-25

    • music; storytelling; arts and crafts; life stories;
    • Opening the show is Amy’s story “Slopping the Hogs.” Doreyl interviews Tim Lewis who talks about his art form and Gallery One. Amy spends time with Gail Stillwell Cooper, owner of Gateway Flea Market and member of one of the oldest families...
    • Cockman Family (Musical group); Cooper, Gail Stillwell; Lewis, Timothy Ray, 1952-
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-11-01

    • music; history; traditions; life stories;
    • “Autumn” poem begins the show as Amy recites her love of the mountains. Doreyl talks with the Catman (Dr. Harold Sims), who shares the story of his shelter and his attentiveness to the welfare of cats. Amy spends time with Linda Owen Vinson and...
    • Cockman Family (Musical group); Pruitt, Ruth Moore; Sims, Harold; Vinson, Linda Owen
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-11-08

    • music; storytelling; life stories; arts and crafts; history;
    • Amy’s story is “Tick Tock.” Doreyl interviews John and Jane Cockman of the Cockman Family, who discuss how they became a family who sings; they also talk about Doreyl’s upcoming art exhibit, Cultural Roots. Amy speaks with Vera Holland...
    • Cockman Family (Musical group); Cockman, Jane; Cockman, John; Guise, Vera Holland
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-11-15

    • music; arts and crafts; life stories;
    • The show begins with a tribute to Aunt Corie. Part two of Doreyl’s interview with John and Jane Cockman in the Creative Corner segment. Amy talks with her brother David Franklin Ammons, who describes how he became a chair caner by watching...
    • Ammons, David Franklin; Cockman Family (Musical group); Cockman, Jane; Cockman, John
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-11-22

    • music; arts and crafts; life stories; history;
    • The young Cockman boy opens the show singing “The Ballad of Old Blue.” Doreyl talks about the love of art with two of her art students, Nikki Henke (from Waynesville) and Lucius A. Salisbury, Jr. (from Franklin). Amy speaks with J. B. Jacobs...
    • Cockman Family (Musical group); Henke, Nikki; Jacobs, J. B.; Salisbury, Lucius A.
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-11-29

    • music; arts and crafts; life stories; events;
    • Amy opens the show with “Brave Soldiers.” Doreyl’s guest is Eugenia Johnson, director of the Swain County Center for the Arts, who talks about her family in Graham County and the center in Bryson City. Amy’s guest, Teresa Eberly, discusses...
    • Cockman Family (Musical group); Eberly, Teresa; Johnson, Eugenia
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-12-06

    • music; storytelling; local writings;
    • Amy’s story of “The Canhouse Band” opens the show. Doreyl’s Creative Corner welcomes Barry and Serena Dosenko, husband-and-wife writers, who discuss their writings about their families. Then Amy talks with Sarajane Melton of Sylva who sings...
    • Dosenko, Barry; Dosenko, Serena; Melton, Sarajane; Muses (Musical group);
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-12-13

    • music; arts and crafts; life stories; storytelling;
    • Amy opens the show with stories of old songs she heard as a child. Doreyl speaks with Michael M. Rogers, an Appalachian Trail watercolorist from Franklin, who talks about being an artist. Amy’s guest is Cliff Harris (also from Franklin) who...
    • Harris, Cliff; Muses (Musical group); Rogers, Michael M.
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-12-20

    • music; storytelling; life stories;
    • Amy’s “Christmas in the Stable” opens the show, with the Cockman Family singing “And the Sheep Said.” Doreyl interviews Victoria Casey McDonald, who sings “Sweet Little Jesus Boy.” Amy talks with Brant Barnes who tells stories of his...
    • Barnes, Brant; Cockman Family (Musical group); Casey McDonald, Victoria A.
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2008-12-27

    • music; life stories;
    • Amy talks about “Blue Ridge Mountains Call for Me,” the theme song for Stories of Mountain Folk. Doreyl’s guests are Mary Jo Cobb and her 96-year-old mother, Gladys Hooper. Hooper tells of her early days in Jackson County as she started her...
    • Ammons, David Franklin; Cobb, Mary Jo; Hooper, Gladys; Mollette, Jack; Scopelite, Phillip
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2009-01-03

    • music; farming; community organizations
    • Amy opens the show telling about her daddy planting by the signs. Doreyl’s guest is Carrie Blaskowski of the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro, who explains their creative use of land fill gases for energy. In part one of Amy’s...
    • Birt, Richard; Blanton, Robert; Blaskowski, Carrie; Northup, Jo
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2009-01-10

    • music; nature; arts and crafts; farming;
    • Amy opens the show with “I Crave the Mountains.” Doreyl talks with blacksmith John Burtner who explains his demonstration process. For part two of “planting by the signs,” Amy welcomes back Reverend Robert Blanton who speaks on the phases...
    • Blanton, Robert; Burtner, John; Northup, Jo
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2009-01-17

    • music; history; arts and crafts; life stories;
    • Amy introduces the new Stories of Mountain Folk blog. Doreyl talks with Susan Morgan Leveille of Dillsboro, who tells the story of her historic family who started the Penland School of Crafts. Amy’s guest is Jack Brown Wiggins from Robbinsville,...
    • Leveille, Susan Morgan; Wiggins, Jack Brown; Muses (Musical group);
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2009-01-24

    • music; storytelling; life stories; local writings; farming;
    • Amy tells the story of Uncle Sterlen and his daddy. Doreyl interviews Suzanne Farrior, an art teacher for elementary schools and author of three books for children. Amy speaks with R. O. Wilson, who talks about his lifelong experiences with...
    • Farrior, Suzanne B.; Queen, Henry; Wilson, R. O.
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2009-01-31

    • music; arts and crafts; history; farming;
    • Amy opens the show with “Heavenly Grass.” Doreyl spends time with Ruth Morgan McConnell, who shares the history of the Morgan family’s hand-hammered pewter since 1930. Amy welcomes Dorothy Queen Conner of Sylva, who shares her tips for...
    • Conner, Dorothy Queen; McConnell, Ruth Morgan;Queen, Mary Jane, 1914-2007
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2009-02-07

    • music; traditions; history; life stories;
    • Amy opens the show with an introduction to cakewalks. Doreyl’s guest is Lindsey Turrentine, a multitalented mountain girl from Tuckasegee, who talks about her family’s history and sings “Beulah Land.” Amy welcomes Joe Deitz who gives us the...
    • Harry Cagle and the Country Cousins (Musical group); Deitz, Joe; Turrentine, Lindsey
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2009-02-14

    • music; storytelling; traditions;
    • Amy’s opening story is “Granny and the Mule.” Doreyl welcomes Jon Zachary from Cashiers, a songwriter and aerial photographer, who sings one of his own creations, “Ballad of the Piper Club.” Amy speaks with Jim Ed Powell from Tuckasegee...
    • Powell, Jim Ed; Zachary, Jon; Harry Cagle and the Country Cousins (Musical group)
    • Stories of mountain folk broadcast: 2009-02-21

    • music; local writings; traditions; arts and crafts; life stories;
    • Amy opens with Annie Lee Bryson’s poem “Corn Shuck Doll,” followed by Doreyl’s interview with Bryson. Bryson hails from Cane Creek in Cullowhee and is known locally as the “Corn Shuck Doll Lady.” Amy welcomes Mary Moody of Sylva, who...
    • Bryson, Annie Lee, 1921-2010; Cagle, Harry; Moody, Mary

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