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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On today’s show, what has changed in the year since George Floyd’s murder?  Plus Clare Starr brings us music, a week in review with Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics, and much more.

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A feasibility study is underway for a possible new indoor sports arena in Fort Smith. If it becomes reality it coulh ost volleyball, basketball and competitive wrestling tournaments. Michael Tilley, with Talk Business and Politics, discusses that and a plan for more development at Chaffee Crossing.

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Jocelyn Murphy, with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, gives us ideas for examing art, taking in a new venue in downtown Rogers and finding bugs. And that's not everything.

On today’s show, vaccine cards.  What if you lose yours?  Who wants to see them anyway? The answers today. Plus, a bill limiting transgender medicine is challenged in court, a new work of dance at Mt. Sequoyah inspired by Mt. Sequoyah, and much more.

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Rex Nelson, with the Arkansas-Democrat Gazette has been writing blistering editorials about the state's GOP recently. He explains why when he talks with Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics. He also discusses his impression of northwest Arkansas after not visiting for more than a year.

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New Movement at Mt. Sequyoah is a project from Bodysonnet that is creating new dance inspired by collected memories of Mt. Sequoyah. The new work will be presented Saturday and Sunday evenings.

On today's show, farming, stress, and the efforts to aid farmers in need. Plus, incentives for unvaccinated Arkansans, a new art exhibition series in downtown Springdale, the effort to tame America's largest rivers, and much more.  

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About half of Arkansans 16 and older are at least partially vaccinated. Lottery tickets and fishing licenses are being used as bait to get more people to take the shot. Govenor Asa Hutchinson's live press briefing is available on YouTube.

Courtney Lanning, film critic with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, says the new movie examining the young life of Disney villian Cruella de Vil is a supringly good time.

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For centuries we've tried to control rivers in the United States. Tyler J. Kelley's new book Holding Back the River: The Struggle Against Nature on America's Waterways explores how dams, levees and policies attempt to control rivers like the Mississippi, Ohio and Arkansas.

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