“Reelfoot Forward: A West Tennessee Podcast” celebrates the culture, spirit, accomplishments and history of West Tennessee and the surrounding region. Hosted by DPA president and CEO, Scott Williams, the podcast features notable guests who are influencers from the worlds of entertainment, history, agriculture, education, politics, tourism, sports, business and law, as well as other areas.
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EP. 133 Scott Guymon: Baseball, Legacy and Culture
Are you ready to dive into the fascinating world of baseball history and heritage? In this episode, we sit down with Scott Guymon, the owner of the Fulton Railroaders, as
Ep. 132 Jacob Dublin: A Powerhouse Leader
In this episode, we welcome Powerhouse Athletics owner, Jacob Dublin. We hear about Dublin’s affinity for being a new business owner and a mentor to the young people of West
EP 131 Katie Burke: Ducks Unlimited, Conservation and Duck Duck Goose
Museum curator Katie Burke was a key member in the development and design of the Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center located in Bass Pro Shops’ superstore in the Memphis Pyramid.
EP 130 Lane Walker: Award-Winning Educator, Writer and Outdoorsman
Lane Walker is an award-winning educator, writer and outdoorsman. For 25 years, he has dedicated his life to inspiring children to get out of the house and explore the world around them. This devotion, paired with a passion
EP. 129 Jason Pate: A Sharer of Forgotten Stories
After his wife’s diagnosis with schizophrenia, Jason Pate began learning to process his own grief through the lens of history by diving into the forgotten stories of those who have
Ep. 128 Zac Elliott: Mad Cow Defenses
Zac Elliott is the founder of Mad Cow Defenses, a firearm customization shop in Union City, Tennessee. In this episode, Elliott discusses his unconventional journey of joining the military and
Ep. 127 Timothy and Terri Jenkins-Brady and Randy Stark: Write up the Road
Timothy and Terri Jenkins-Brady and Randy Stark met as three students in the same first-grade classroom in Albuquerque, N.M. Today, they are accomplished professionals who came together to form an
Ep. 126 Kevin Adelsberger: Youth Ministry to Advertising
Kevin Adelsberger is the founder and managing partner of Adelsberger Marketing. He lives in Jackson, Tenn. with his wife and business partner Renae and their three children. In this episode,
ep. 125 Cathy Trost and Patty Rhule: Fun, Freedom and Fellowship
The Freedom Forum, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a mission of fostering First Amendment freedoms for all, will be at Discovery Park on Sept. 23 and 24, 2022, for a festival celebrating
Ep. 124 Sam Thompson: Special Elvis Week 2022 Episode
Sam Thompson first met Elvis Presley in 1972 when his sister Linda began dating the wildly popular entertainer. In this special Elvis Week 2022 episode, Sam shares details of that
Ep. 123 Hattie Marshall-Duncan: Southern Artist Showcase
Self-taught sculptor, Hattie Marshall-Duncan of Jackson, Tenn., turns common household items and found objects that are often overlooked into distinguished masterpieces. Her work is reflective of her African American community
Ep. 122 Ginger Hadley: The Fascinating Story of Memphis’ First Mayor, Marcus B. Winchester
As the son of James Winchester, a wealthy Tennessee pioneer, entrepreneur and business partner of Andrew Jackson, Marcus B. Winchester had a front row seat to the birth of the