Kyle Kellams

KUAF host, contributor, and creator of "Ozarks at Large"

Kyle Kellams has been the news director at KUAF for 25 years and has been producing Ozarks at Large (first as a weekly, then as a daily program) since March, 1990.

Kyle first started working in radio at KTLO in Mountain Home, Arkansas while still in high school and also spent a year as news director at KKIX in Fayetteville before working at KUAF.  During his time at KUAF has also served as the radio play-by-play voice for the University of Arkansas women's basketball team and on occasion the U of A baseball team.

Kyle lives in Fayetteville with his wife Laura and the two sweetest dogs on the planet.

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Arkansas paid tribute to members of the military who died in the line of duty. On Monday, Governor Asa Hutchinson spoke at a Memorial Day service at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. The ceremony was not open to the public and was instead streamed online. 

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Just after he led a session of a University of Arkansas Honors College forum Friday morning, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson spoke with Ozarks at Large about that experience and about the past few months of governing during a world-altering pandemic.

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A contractor who is working for the Arkansas Department of Transportation on the Bella Vista Bypass project will be allowed to resume operations today after one of the company's employees tested positive for COVID-19. The last time the employee was at work was May 11 and seven employees who were believed to have contact with that person have tested negative for the coronavirus.

Courtesy / Museum of American History, Cabot Public Schools

Glen Campbell began playing guitar at a young age in rural Arkansas and would later become an international recording figure, host his own television show and star in the first filmed version of True Grit. We remember his life and career with the help of archives from the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Oral and Visual History.

On this Memorial Day edition of the show, we hear some of the conversations that aired on Ozarks at Large during the past 10 weeks regarding the past, present and future of living during a pandemic. This past Friday, the University of Arkansas Honors College concluded a two-week forum titled Pandemic. Professors, medical professionals, even Governor Asa Hutchinson, led sessions with students and we spoke with many of them beforehand.

 

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