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Description for Aug 23, 2014

Storytelling: Our story today is called “I Heered Him A’Calin’;” Amy tells the story of her grandfathers baptism at the age of 75 at Tuckasegee Baptist Church.  (Background music:  “It Is Well With My Soul” )

Creative Corner:  Doreyl talks once more with Judy Carpenter from Stecoah; they discuss the history of the Fontana Dam and the removal of thousands of people.  (Music: “My Appalachia” by Betty Collins Brown)

Stories of Mountain Folk: This is the third of interviews celebrating the Jackson County Extension’s 100 years of service.  Amy talks with Robert Hawk and Marilyn Cole about the extensive contributions to the community by the NC Extension cooperation. (Music: “Hometown Blues”  by Blue Ridge Rounders)

This Is My Home:  Joe Rhinehart continues his series of the memories of the community in celebration of Sylva’s 125th anniversary. This week he talks with Ruth Crawford from Barker’s Creek. (Music: “Lost All My Money But A Two Dollar Bill” by Earl Taylor and Jim McCall)

Down Another Road:  Judy continues her conversation with Worley Capps, an 89-year-old World War II veteran from Madison County. He talks about his family’s heritage and farm life in Madison County.  (Music: “Grandpa” by Henry Queen)

Closing Song: “Little Cabin Home on the Hill” by Lonesome Sound

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