Home WCU Archives Meet SOMF Team Advertise Mountain Folk Newsletter Contact Stories Blog

Brant Barnes

Stories of Mountain Folk archives are now available on the Western Carolina University Website through the Hunter Library Digital Collection.

Radio Station Downloads

Click to Visit

If you are having problems with this page please contact our webmaster Click Here

Be sure that you don’t miss a single episode of Stories of Mountain Folk. Use our safe and secure Email list to receive our newsletter and notification of a new program. Just enter your email address above.

Listen To This Week’s Stories

Bernice “Bud” Cowen Higdon

Shirley Crisp    

Stories of Mountain Folk was featured in Our State magazine in February of 2013.  Click Here to see a copy

#Amy #Doreyl #victoria #Robert #Judy #Neal

Click on an ad to visit their website


Visit Our Friends and Supporters Click on a Link

NC Mountain Visitor Guide

John C. Campbell Folk School

Visit our Facebook Page

Blind Pig & The Acorn

Fun Things to do in the  Mountains

Eastern Band of Cherokee

WCU Mountain Heritage Center

 WCU Hunter Library

Appalachian History

Shawn Crowe

Judy Rhodes

Help us keep heritage alive with your donations Click Here

Blue Ridge Music Trails of

North Carolina

Mouse Over for More

Stories of Mountain Folk

This Weeks Program

Description for July 26, 2014

Storytelling: Amy’s story, “I Didn’t Know I Was Poor” takes you back to when she was a teenager in Cullowhee with a look at her observations of living in the mountains at that time in her life.  (Background music: “As the Deer” by David Bauer)

Creative Corner:  Doreyl continues her interview of Shirley Crisp from Stecoah; they talk about three generations of land clearing business.  (Music: “On the Sunny Banks” by Archie Watkins)

Stories of Mountain Folk: Amy talks with 96-year-old Bernice “Bud” Cowen Higdon, born on East Fork, who gives an overview of her life, sharing about her brothers & her work during WWII. (Music: “Down in Caroline”  by Balsam Range)

Stories of the Cherokee:  Shawn Crowe shares with us the lessons learned by the  Cherokee legend entitled “Why the Possum’s Tail is Bare.”  (Flute music by Matthew Tooni)

Down Another Road:  Judy continues her story about Maggie Lou Ellen Ducker Corn (1891-1985), her great aunt who has written about her life growing up in Arden.  (Music: “Singing My Song” byJulia Thompson)

Closing Song: “Just One More Day” by Dirk Powell & Tim O’Brien

Listen to Stories of Mountain Folk every Saturday morning at 9 AM on WRCG radio.

Or enjoy Stories of Mountain Folk streaming live every Saturday at 9 AM on WWW.WRGC.COM

Your privacy comes first with us. We will never sell or release any information we may have about you including your name and email address. We do not store credit card numbers, and actually we never see your credit or debit card number when you make donations. Only PayPal sees that information for your security. We will only use you email address to reply to you, and occasionally send out a newsletter that includes pictures and information about current or upcoming programs and events.We do not allow or accept any form of spam mail.  You may remove your email address from our list anytime you wish. Your email address is stored on a secure server and is not handled by a third party. We never allow anyone else to  see or use our mailing list.