“Reelfoot Forward: A West Tennessee Podcast” is produced at Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tennessee and celebrates the culture, accomplishments and history of West Tennessee while inspiring listeners to see beyond. Hosted by Scott Williams, guests include West Tennessee influencers from the worlds of business, entertainment, sports, tourism and more. Like what you hear? Subscribe to “Reelfoot Forward: A West Tennessee Podcast” on iTunes and listen to a new episode each week.

Episode 1: Kelley Powers, co-founder of Final Flight Outfitters, Inc.

Kelley Powers turned early success as a much-celebrated professional goose caller into a popular retail and mail-order catalog business. MORE>>

Episode 2: Lee Wilson, winner of CBS’s reality show “Hunted”

In addition to sharing his tips on winning a reality show, Wilson gives listeners a behind-the-scenes look at how he and his partners are finding success in the world of escape rooms with his latest passion, Jackson Escape Rooms. MORE>>

Episode 3: Paige Dennis, owner of Joann’s dress shop in Union City

Paige Burcham Dennis, a fashion entrepreneur based in Union City, Tenn., welcomes entertainers, celebrities, pageant contestants and others from around the world to Joann’s, her shop where “glitter runs through their veins.” MORE>>

Episode 4: Jireh Breon Holder, writer on NBC’s hit show, “New Amsterdam”

Born and raised in Memphis, Tenn., Jireh Breon Holder is currently a writer on the NBC show “New Amsterdam.” He is also an award-winning playwright of an off-Broadway play, “Too Heavy for Your Pockets.” MORE>>

Episode 5: Kathy Dumont – Quit Your Day Job

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to quit your job in the city and create a whole new world in a friendly rural community, you’ll love hearing Kathy Dumont’s story. After searching for a place that would offer a simpler, more peaceful life, she and husband, Michael, found what they call “paradise.” MORE>>

Episode 6: Marti Doss – Obion County Native with A Story To Tell

Take a step back in time with Marti Doss, who was in on all the action when the first conversations were had about the wild idea to build a 100,000SF museum in the middle of a cornfield. MORE>>

Episode 7: Danny Walden, Historian for “The Missing Town” of Menglewood

Danny Walden, president of the Dyer County Historical Society, shares the origin, location and details of the town that was the site of the Mengel Box Company. MORE>>

Episode 8: Tina Turner, Sleepy John Estes and the heritage of the West Tennessee Delta

If you love West Tennessee heritage, don’t miss this conversation with Sonia Outlaw-Clark from the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center. She covers topics like the importance of cotton to the area, the riches of the Hatchie River, Sleepy John Estes and the riverboat queen herself, Tina Turner. MORE>>

Episode 9: Julie Hill – Musician, Artist and Educator To All Who Meet Her

Julie Hill, Chair of the Music Department at the University of Tennessee at Martin, does more than just talk about her passion for the arts; she puts that passion to work in West Tennessee and around the world as a performer and leader in many different arts-related initiatives. MORE>>

Episode 10: Emily Workman – Busting Myths about Farming Today

Over 2.1 million farms dot America’s rural landscape and about 99 percent of U.S. farms are operated by families, individuals, family partnerships or family corporations. MORE>>

Episode 11: John Sellers, Making Cups of Coffee for Literacy

John Sellers is a young dad, husband, philanthropist and entrepreneur who, with his wife Courtney, runs Martin Coffeehouse along with six other successful West Tennessee businesses. In this episode, find out what drives John to jump in and make things happen. MORE>>

Episode 12: Rusty Robinson, TV and Movie Car Collector and Great Storyteller

Rusty Robinson combined two of his favorite things to create one of the most unique museums in the world, Rusty’s TV and Movie Car Museum in Jackson, Tenn. Rusty’s passion for both cars and entertainment has led to a museum with more than 26 cars on display. MORE>>